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GOREROTTED Film Video For 'Only Tools And Corpses'

U.K. extreme metal lunatics GOREROTTED have finished shooting a video clip for the title track of their second album, "Only Tools And Corpses". Commented GOREROTTED singer Goreskin: “We hooked up with director Adam Powel because we were really impressed with his other work, in particular his Milk Productions skateboard stunt video 'Ill-Nation'. We shot the ...

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MORTIFICATION: New Concert Date Announced

Australian Christian metallers MORTIFICATION have scheduled an "over 18" "Brain Cleaner" album launch party on Friday, July 30 at The Arthouse in Melbourne. Also appearing will be MEDUSA and CATWITCH. As previously reported, MORTIFICATION are confirmed to play a concert in Mexico City on November 20 with SAVIOUR MACHINE, NARNIA and EXOUSIA (previously announced headliners ...

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MORTIFICATION, STRYPER, SAVIOUR MACHINE To Play Mexico City

Australian Christian metallers MORTIFICATION will play a huge concert in Mexico City on November 20 with STRYPER, SAVIOUR MACHINE, NARNIA and EXOUSIA. Additional MORTIFICATION dates in Sao Paulo, Brazil (Nov. 23) and Buenos Aires, Argentina (Nov 26) are also currently in the works. More information will be made available soon. As previously reported, MORTIFICATION's twelfth ...

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Former TENFOLD, TOIZ Members Join Forces In END THE WEEK

Former TENFOLD vocalist Justin Butler, ex-TOIZ guitarist Adam Wondolowski and former TEN FOOT POLE drummer Kris Kwiatkowski have joined forces in a new project called END THE WEEK. The group, who are currently seeking a suitable bassist to complete the band's lineup, have just issued a 10-song self-titled CD. The complete track listing for the ...

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UNEARTHED: Former ICED EARTH Members Speak Out

UNEARTHED, the new band formed by former ICED EARTH members Gene Adam (vocals), Dave Abell (guitar), and Mark Prator (drums), along with Bill Owen (guitar) of the pre-ICED EARTH band PURGATORY and NASTY SAVAGE/ex-AGENT STEEL bassist Richard Bateman, recently did an interview with the Chilean "heavy & power metal webzine" Powermetal.cl. The following ...

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SLIPKNOT, SLASH, KORN Get Charitable

SLIPKNOT, Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES), LINKIN PARK, KORN, Quincy Jones, Enrique Iglesias, TRAPT, HOOBASTANK, and others have autographed or donated items for an eBay auction to raise money to help save the life of 20-year-old Kelli Jaunsen, according to MTV.com. The Palm Desert, California, native is in need of a heart and liver ...

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TOOL Answer Fans' Questions

A brand-new webcast of TOOL members Adam Jones (guitars), Justin Chancellor (bass) and Danny Carey (drums) answering fan-submitted questions is available online at Toolband.com. TOOL are currently working on material for the follow-up to 2001's "Lateralus", tentatively due in early 2005. Plans also exist for the group to issue a DVD of footage ...

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THOUGHT CRIME Call It Quits

San Francisco Bay Area hard rock/metal outfit THOUGHT CRIME have decided to call it quits after three strong years. The quintet, who have performed with many national acts such as DEATH ANGEL, SKINLAB, MACHINE HEAD, SLAYER and PROJECT 86, have opted to take on other projects. Bassist Adam Pereira (ex-LINK 80) has joined Bay Area ...

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TOOL: New Album Update

According to a posting at Toolband.com, TOOL members Adam Jones (guitars), Justin Chancellor (bass) and Danny Carey (drums) "have been keeping to their rigorous schedule, writing and arranging material for the next TOOL CD, this despite the Lakers being in the NBA play-offs, a fact of life which occupies a couple of the ...

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Journalist: Heavy Metal Fans Didn't Get The Joke

Eric Heyl of Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has penned a follow-up article to last week's "Did Heavy Metal Turn Calif. Kid Into Terrorist?" column which caused the readers of BLABBERMOUTH.NET to jam his inbox with death threats and other not-so-subtle expressions of disapproval. He writes: "Hell hath no fury like a headbanger seemingly scorned. "This ...

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UNEARTH: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new UNEARTH track, titled "The Great Dividers", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "The Great Dividers" comes off the group's forthcoming album, "The Oncoming Storm", due on June 29 through Metal Blade Records. A video for the track was recently shot in New York City's Spanish Harlem with ...

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PLANET X Announce New Bassist

Progressive instrumentalists PLANET X have announced the addition of bassist Rufus Philpot into the band. Rufus has played with many great musicians such as Al DiMeola, Gary Husband and Adam Nussbaum. More information is available at his web site, RufusBass.com. As previously reported, PLANET X recently parted ways with longtime guitarist Tony MacAlpine ...

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CANCER: New Live Video Posted Online

A live video of reformed U.K. death metallers CANCER performing the track "Without Cause" (from 1995's "Black Faith") live at the Frontline in Gent, Belgium on April 4, 2004 has been posted online at this location (Quicktime required, 23 MB). CANCER have just issued their comeback EP, "Corporation$", through Copro Records. The group's ...

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FIVE STAR PRISON CELL Writing Material For Debut EP

FIVE STAR PRISON CELL, the new Australian artsy-tech-math metal band featuring former FRANKENBOK vocalist Adam Glynn along with members of TENSION and EXTRA VIRGIN, are currently writing material for their debut release, which will likely come in the shape of a four- or five-song EP. The band are about one song away from having a ...

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MORTIFICATION: 'Brain Cleaner' Launch Party Announced

Australian Christian metallers MORTIFICATION have scheduled their official "Brain Cleaner" launch party on Saturday, June 19 at Southside Centre in Melbourne, Australia. Support at the show will come from FEARSCAPE. As previously reported, MORTIFICATION's twelfth studio album, "Brain Cleaner" (view cover here) was recently issued through the Rowe Productions label. The follow-up to ...

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THE AGONY SCENE Sign With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Tulsa, OK-based band THE AGONY SCENE have inked a deal with Roadrunner Records. The band, who are said to combine American metal influences (think PANTERA's "Far Beyond Driven") with European extreme metal overtones (i.e. IN FLAMES, THE HAUNTED, CRADLE OF FILTH), are best known for the dark imagery and sonics of 2003's Solid State Records ...

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OMISSA EP Produced By Former SYSTEMATIC Guitarist: Audio Available

Oakland, California-based quintet OMISSA (formerly HAPPY ENDING) have uploaded two new tracks which were recorded and produced at Pro View studios by former SYSTEMATIC guitarist Adam Ruppel. The songs "In Your Eyes" and "Peace and Balance", which will appear on the band's new EP (due this summer), are available for download at the group's official ...

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UNEARTH To Film Video, Extras Needed

Massachusetts-based metallers UNEARTH will be shooting a video with acclaimed director Dale "Rage" Resteghini on Friday, May 21. To be in the video, contact Jen Price at Raging Nation Films by calling (212) 252-2372 and leave your name, your number and speak clearly. You must be available for at least 8 hours to be involved ...

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The End Of Heartache - KILLSWITCH ENGAGE

When KILLSWITCH ENGAGE burst onto the scene in 2002, they lived up to the promise of New England scene legends OVERCAST (from which they had descended) with a sound that defied the nu-metal trends of the moment and went for something a little more traditional, yet still modern enough to sound fresh. A potential setback ...

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