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NAPALM DEATH's EMBURY Discusses Upcoming BRUJERIA Album

U.K.'s Terrorizer magazine recently conducted an interview with NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury, who also plays guitar for the long-running extreme metal project BRUJERIA (under the name "Hongo"). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Terrorizer: Where's the new [BRUJERIA] album at? Embury: "Good question! The music's done, bar a couple ...

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BRUJERIA To Debut New Material At European Shows

Extreme metallers BRUJERIA — whose current touring lineup includes CARCASS frontman Jeff Walker (a.k.a. El Cynico) on bass, ex-CRADLE OF FILTH drummer Adrian Erdlandsson (a.k.a. El Podrido), and NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury (a.k.a. Hongo) on guitar — have scheduled the following dates: Jun. 02 - Underworld - Camden, UK Jun. 03 - Sala Heineken ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH: 'In The Constellation' E-Card Available

England's extreme metal duo ANAAL NATHRAKH will release its new album, "In The Constellation Of The Black Widow", on June 29 via Candlelight Records. A limited-edition vinyl version of the effort will be made available the same month via Feto Records (the label run by NAPALM DEATH's Shane Embury and ANAAL NATHRAKH's Mick Kenney). A ...

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BRUJERIA Replaces DAATH At Germany's PARTY.SAN OPEN AIR Festival

Extreme metallers BRUJERIA — whose current touring lineup includes CARCASS frontman Jeff Walker (a.k.a. El Cynico) on bass, ex-CRADLE OF FILTH drummer Adrian Erdlandsson (a.k.a. El Podrido), and NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury (a.k.a. Hongo) on guitar — have replaced DAATH on the billing of this year's edition of the Party.San Open Air festival, set ...

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INSIDIOUS DISEASE To Play Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

BLABBERMOUTH.NET has learned that INSIDIOUS DISEASE (formerly INSIDIOUS), the international metal project featuring members of DIMMU BORGIR, NAPALM DEATH, OLD MAN'S CHILD and MORGOTH, will make its official live debut at this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 30 - August 1, 2009 in Wacken, Germany. The band will perform on ...

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BRUJERIA's FANTASMA: What's In My Bag?

Fantasma of extreme metallers BRUJERIA is featured in Amoeba Music's "What's In My Bag?" segment in which he shares some of his shopping picks (he's replaced some of his old vinyl with CD versions). Watch the four-minute clip below. BRUJERIA's current touring lineup includes CARCASS frontman Jeff Walker (a.k.a. El Cynico) on bass, ex-CRADLE OF ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH: Two New Songs Available For Streaming

England's extreme metal duo ANAAL NATHRAKH will release its new album, "In The Constellation Of The Black Widow", on June 29 via Candlelight Records. A limited-edition vinyl version of the effort will be made available the same month via Feto Records (the label run by NAPALM DEATH's Shane Embury and ANAAL NATHRAKH's Mick Kenney). A ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH: New Album Release Date Announced

England's extreme metal duo ANAAL NATHRAKH will release its new album, "In The Constellation Of The Black Widow", on June 29 via Candlelight Records. A limited-edition vinyl version of the effort will be made available the same month via Feto Records (the label run by NAPALM DEATH's Shane Embury and ANAAL NATHRAKH's Mick Kenney). A ...

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Working Class Rock Star - Various Artists

As LAMB OF GOD's Randy Blythe bluntly states on "Working Class Rock Star" about those desiring to "make it" in the hard scrabble world of extreme (or perhaps eclectic in the case of TUB RING) music: "you better be prepared to eat shit and suffer; otherwise, you're a punk-ass" (or words to that effect). It ...

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INSIDIOUS DISEASE Records DEATH Cover

INSIDIOUS DISEASE (formerly INSIDIOUS), the international metal project featuring members of DIMMU BORGIR, NAPALM DEATH, OLD MAN'S CHILD and MORGOTH, has begun mixing its long-awaited debut album, tentatively titled "Shadowcast", with Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, DIMMU BORGIR) for a late 2009 release via an as-yet-undetermined record label. In addition, the band has just finished recording ...

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NEUROSONIC Calls It Quits

Vancouver, British Columbia hard rock band NEUROSONIC has called its quits. The group's frontman Jason Darr states, "After touring nonstop for over two years, Troy [Healy, guitar], Jacen [Ekstrom, bass], Shane [Smith, drums] and I decided to take a little break. Nobody deserved it more, and I can tell you that as time passed it ...

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EXHALE Signs With FETO Records

Gothenburg, Sweden-based grindsters EXHALE have inked a deal with Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH) and Mick Kenney's (ANAAL NATHRAKH) FETO Records. The band's sophomore album, "Blind", will be released in the summer. Having notched up plenty of live dates around Europe already, EXHALE "aim to bring their own blasting, brutal blend of grind and death metal ...

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MNEMIC: In Writing Mode

Guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie of the Danish modern metallers MNEMIC has issued the following update: "Since we took a break from touring in 2008, apart from playing a few shows with METALLICA (yes, I still mention this cause I'm damn proud of it!), things have been quite productive. We have definitely not been lazy, that's ...

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A Kid Hereafter... - A KID HEREAFTER IN THE GRINDING LIGHT

This is just nuts! The music heard on the self-titled album from bizarrely named A KID HEREAFTER IN THE GRINDING LIGHT (hereinafter referred to as AKHITGL) is crazier than a loon, which in this case results in a creative, comedic, and thoroughly gratifying grindcore album. Recorded live and spontaneously in four days, this 30-song collection ...

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INSIDIOUS DISEASE Taps RUSS RUSSELL For Debut Album Mix

INSIDIOUS DISEASE (formerly INSIDIOUS), the international metal project featuring members of DIMMU BORGIR, NAPALM DEATH, OLD MAN'S CHILD and MORGOTH, has tapped Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, DIMMU BORGIR) to mix its long-awaited debut album, tentatively titled "Shadowcast", due later in the year via an as-yet-undetermined record label. INSIDIOUS DISEASE recorded 12 songs for its debut ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH Signs With CANDLELIGHT RECORDS

Candlelight Records has announced the signing of England's ANAAL NATHRAKH. The popular extreme metal duo are currently in the studio working on its new album, "In The Constellation Of The Black Widow", for a summer release. Vocalist V.I.T.R.I.O.L. says, "Candlelight have shown a strong belief in ANAAL NATHRAKH and looking at some of the acts ...

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PRIMAL FEAR, VANDEN PLAS To Co-Headline PROGPOWER USA Showcase

German power metal giants PRIMAL FEAR return to Atlanta to co-headline this year's ProgPower USA showcase on September 10. Progressive metal stalwarts VANDEN PLAS will co-headline the evening with an exclusive U.S. performance. Support will be provided by New Jersey's SUSPYRE and California's FUTURE'S END (featuring SADUS/ex-TESTAMENT bassist Steve DiGiorgio). The 10th anniversary of the ...

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NAPALM DEATH Frontman Discusses New Album

Daniel Löfquist of the Swedish webzine CriticalMass.se recently conducted an interview with vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway of British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. CriticalMass.se: I gotta start with commending you on yet another monstrous album. The fourteen songs are some of the most harsh and ...

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JEFF KOLLMAN Gigging With COSMOSQUAD, BOMBASTIC MEATBATS

Acclaimed Southern California metal fusioneers COSMOSQUAD, featuring guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, MOGG/WAY, UFO), bassist Christopher Maloney (DWEEZIL ZAPPA, HARDLINE), and drummer Shane Gaalaas (B'Z, GLENN HUGHES, ULI JON ROTH), are scheduled to appear at the Baked Potato (3787 W. Cahuenga Blvd.) in Studio City, California on Saturday, January 3 for a double live set ...

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DOWN THE DRAIN: 'Back Of Your Hand' Video Posted Online

"Back Of Your Hand", the first-ever official video from DOWN THE DRAIN — the Buffalo, New York-based quintet featuring MALEVOLENT CREATION singer Brett Hoffmann — can be viewed below. The clip was filmed on August 29, 2008 at The Red Eye Saloon in Lackawanna, New York. DOWN THE DRAIN has posted the song "Back Of ...

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DOWN THE DRAIN: 'Back Of Your Hand' Video Preview Available

A 30-second preview of "Back Of Your Hand", the first-ever official video from DOWN THE DRAIN — the Buffalo, New York-based quintet featuring MALEVOLENT CREATION singer Brett Hoffmann — can be viewed below. The clip was filmed on August 29, 2008 at The Red Eye Saloon in Lackawanna, New York and will be premiered the ...

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HANDS Signs With FACEDOWN RECORDS

Facedown Records has announced the signing of Fargo, North Dakota's HANDS. Since forming in 2007, the members of HANDS have desired to present a passionate and intense live show. Now, a year later, they offer a performance that is characterized by what drummer Josh Silbernagel calls "beautiful chaos." HANDS unfurls hugely anthemic prog-rock ballads bearing ...

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LUNA MORTIS Guitarist Touring With EPICUREAN

Guitarist Brian Koenig of the Madison, Wisconsin-based, female-fronted five-piece LUNA MORTIS (formerly known as THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE) will hit the road with the Minneapolis-based symphonic metal band EPICUREAN for a month on the upcoming ROTTING CHRIST tour in January. Brian says: "I want to emphasize that I am NOT quitting LUNA MORTIS, but since our ...

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