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NAPALM DEATH Bassist Explains Mexico City Cancellation

Bassist Shane Embury of British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH has issued the following statement regarding the cancellation of the December 14, 2008 "Brufest" concert at El Rayo in Mexico City featuring BRUJERIA, NAPALM DEATH, BRUTAL TRUTH, OXIDISED RAZOR and INHARMONIOUS: "Well, by now you will know that the Mexico City show got cancelled last minute. ...

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BRUJERIA: Fort Worth Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of 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 — performing on December 7, 2008 at the Ridglea Theater in Fort Worth, Texas ...

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NAPALM DEATH: 'Time Waits For No Slave' Track Listing Revealed

British extreme metal pioneers NAPALM DEATH recently finished recording their new album, "Time Waits For No Slave", with producer Russ Russell. Drums were tracked at Parlour Studios in Kettering and guitars, bass and vocals were done at Foel Studios in Wales. The band then returned to Parlour for the mixing sessions. Expect the new album ...

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NAPALM DEATH: Footage From Germany's WAY OF DARKNESS Festival Available

Fan-filmed video footage of British extreme metal pioneers NAPALM DEATH performing at the Way Of Darkness III Festival, which was held October 2-4, 2008 in Coburg, Germany, can be viewed below (clip uploaded by YouTube user "brophdefection"). NAPALM DEATH recently finished recording its new album, "Time Waits For No Slave", with producer Russ Russell. Drums ...

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THEOKTONY Recruits New Guitarist, Begins Work On New Album

Upstart British blasters THEOKTONY released their debut album, "I", through Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH) and Mick Kenney's (ANAAL NATHRAKH) FETO Records on February 25, 2008 but have wasted no time in getting back to work. The band has announced that, as they continue playing shows, they are also hard at work on the follow-up to ...

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SIGH Looking For Orchestral Instrument Players

Japanese experimental black metallers SIGH have issued the following update: "SIGH are currently working on the new album, 'Scenes from Hell', to be released sometime next year, and now are looking for orchestral instrument players such as flute, piccolo flute, oboe and French horn. If you play any of these instruments or you know somebody ...

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BURNING THE PROSPECT And CRIPPLE BASTARDS Unleash New Albums

FETO Records, which is owned and operated by Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH) and Mick Kenney (ANAAL NATHRAKH), has announced two new releases. First is the debut album from d-beat masters BURNING THE PROSPECT, entitled "No Great Design". Also available is "Variante Alla Morte", the new album from legendary grind act CRIPPLE BASTARDS. CRIPPLE BASTARDS were ...

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BRUJERIA: 'No Acceptan Imitaciones Tour' Promo Video Available

A three-minute promotional video for BRUJERIA's forthcoming "No Acceptan Imitaciones Tour 2008" can be viewed below. A new demo track from 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 ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH Begins Recording New Album

British extreme metallers ANAAL NATHRAKH have issued the following update: "Mick [Kenney] has finished writing the next ANAAL NATHRAKH album and is currently deep in the belly of Necrodeath studios hammering it into shape. Vocals will be recorded in February by Mr. V.I.T.R.I.O.L. and we hope for the album to be released in June." ANAAL ...

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BRUJERIA: New Demo Track Available For Streaming

A new demo track from 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 — has been made available for streaming at Cuba-Metal.com. BRUJERIA will ...

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MEGADETH Begins Recording At 'Vic's Garage'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has issued the following update: "It is official — the MEGADETH studio [located near San Diego, California] is alive and we have christened it Vic's Garage. As of approximate 5:00 p.m. PST today (October 9), the first notes were recorded here on guitar. Set your watches, kiddies! We are calling it ...

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AVERSE SEFIRA's WRATH To Guest On Tonight's 'No Control'

Wrath Sathariel Diabolus (bass, backing vocals) of the Texas black metal trio AVERSE SEFIRA will join host Chuck Loesch on 101X (101.5 FM in Austin) for this week's edition of "No Control" tonight (Friday, October 3) from 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. According to a press release, "They will talk about topics regarding black metal ...

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WINTERS IN OSAKA To Collaborate With MACHETAZO

Adding to their already monumental discography, which already features a veritable who's who of the grind/experimental noise scenes, WINTERS IN OSAKA have announced that their next act of aural terror will be a collaboration with the legendary Spanish death grinders MACHETAZO. Following hot on the heels of their very recent collab with drone-huffing riffmasters BONGRIPPER, ...

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Black Swamp Rising - MOBILE DEATHCAMP

Since amicably splitting from the GWAR camp, former Beefcake the Mighty Todd Evans has scarcely paused for breath, heading back to his native Midwest and forming retro-minded MOBILE DEATHCAMP with several Toledo, Ohio-based thrash metal compatriots from the old days. When another old soldier proved unwilling to keep up (as chronicled in track three, one ...

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NAPALM DEATH Completes Recording Drums For New Album

UK's legendary grindcore masters NAPALM DEATH are currently recording their new album, "Time Waits For No Slave", with producer Russ Russell. Drums have been tracked at Parlour Studios in Kettering and guitars, bass and vocals will be done at Foel Studios in Wales. The band will then return to Parlour for the mixing sessions. Expect ...

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NAPALM DEATH: Footage From BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Available

Fan-filmed video footage of British grindcore legends NAPALM DEATH performing the song "Fatalist" at the Bloodstock Open Air 2008 festival — which was held August 15-17 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England — can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury recently spoke to Paul ...

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NAPALM DEATH: New Album Title Revealed

Paul Travers of Suite101.com recently spoke to NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury about the British grindcore legends' upcoming thirteenth full-length studio album, tentatively due before the end of the year via Century Media Records. "We've got about seventeen songs together," Embury said. "I guess it's moving on again from the last album [2006's ...

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AVERSE SEFIRA To Perform In Los Angeles

Texas black metal trio AVERSE SEFIRA will headline the following Los Angeles-area dates: Sep. 05 - The Elks - Pomona, CA Sep. 06 - The Black Castle - Los Angeles, CA The band released the following statement: "This time we will perform in Los Angeles in venues dedicated to underground metal. It is the correct ...

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DOWN THE DRAIN To Film 'Back Of Your Hand' Video

DOWN THE DRAIN — the Buffalo, New York-based quintet featuring MALEVOLENT CREATION singer Brett Hoffmann — will film footage for its first-ever official video, "Back Of Your Hand", on August 29, 2008 at The Red Eye Saloon in Lackawanna, New York. DOWN THE DRAIN has posted the song "Back Of Your Hand" on its

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SIGH Seeking Trumpet Player

Japanese experimental black metallers SIGH have issued the following update: "SIGH are looking for a trumpet player who could contribute the next album. If you play the trumpet or you know somebody who could help us with it, please send us a message. If you can record the trumpet parts at your house ...

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NAPALM DEATH Bassist Checks In From The Studio

Bassist Shane Embury of the British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH has issued the following update: "Well, today is the first day in the studio laying down drum tracks for our new album. After all the initial tuning and setting up of the drums, we managed to get four drum tracks down which is a great ...

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ORPHAN PROJECT Signs With OPEN GRAVE RECORDS

Open Grave Records has announced the signing of Abingdon, Maryland's ORPHAN PROJECT. ORPHAN PROJECT was started in 2001 when vocalist Shane Lankford (a veteran of progressive bands VISUAL CLIFF and FALL OF ECHOES), collaborating with composer John Wenger, conceived the groundwork for a concept album based on spiritual and physical adoption, incorporating progressive, hard rock, ...

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AVERSE SEFIRA To Tour Europe With GORGOROTH

Texas black metal trio AVERSE SEFIRA will embark on its most extensive tour of Europe this fall alongside GORGOROTH and HATE. Kicking off at John Dee's in Oslo (home to the annual Inferno Fest) on October 16, the tour will make 32 stops before ending in Birmingham, England on November 29. It will be the ...

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