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NAHURAK: 'Hatework' Demo Posted Online

NAHURAK, the Oklahoma City-based band featuring Brian Carrigan (EXITIUM), Nick Cebalo (KOBRA KOMMANDER), Shane Fallon (SEPTIC DEVOURMENT) and Justin Zumwalt (UNDEVOUT), has posted its entire "Hatework" demo on the group's MySpace page. The three-song effort was recorded and mixed by the group's guitarist Brian Carrigan in the middle of July of 2008. According ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Guitarist Discusses INSIDIOUS Project

DIMMU BORGIR guitarist Sven Atle Kopperud (a.k.a. Silenoz) recently spoke to UK's Terrorizer magazine about INSIDIOUS (formerly INSIDIOUS DISEASE), the international metal project featuring members of DIMMU BORGIR, NAPALM DEATH, OLD MAN'S CHILD and MORGOTH. Currently unsigned, INSIDIOUS (see band photo below) recently spent time at a studio in Norway recording 12 songs with Terje ...

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DOWN THE DRAIN: New Song Posted Online

DOWN THE DRAIN — the Buffalo, New York-based quintet featuring MALEVOLENT CREATION singer Brett Hoffmann — has posted a new song, "Back Of Your Hand", on its MySpace page. The track comes off the group's sophomore album, "Ground Pounder", which was recorded with producer Doug White (SNAPCASE, EARTH CRISIS, IT DIES TODAY, EVERY ...

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MNEMIC To Support METALLICA In Switzerland

Danish modern metallers MNEMIC have been confirmed as the support act for METALLICA on August 17 at Degenaupark in Wil/Jonschwil, Switzerland. MNEMIC last opened for METALLICA on May 28 at Slaski Stadium in Chorzow, Poland and June 3 at Slavia Stadium in Prague, Czech Republic. MNEMIC's latest album, "Passenger", was produced by FEAR FACTORY's Christian ...

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COSMOSQUAD Announces Live DVD Release, Japanese Tour Dates

Acclaimed Southern California progressive instrumentalists COSMOSQUAD, featuring guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, UFO), bassist Christopher Maloney (DWEEZIL ZAPPA, HARDLINE), and drummer Shane Gaalaas (B'Z, GLENN HUGHES, MSG), will release their first-ever live DVD, "Lights... Camera... SQUAD!", on July 22. A joint venture between Marmaduke Records and Sunset Records, "Lights... Camera... Squad!" was recorded during the ...

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SIGH: 'A Tribute To Venom' CD Artwork Revealed

The End Records has set September 2, 2008 release date for the upcoming SIGH "A Tribute to Venom" CD. The six-song tribute to legendary black metal band VENOM features the bass work of Dan Lilker (BRUTAL TRUTH, NUCLEAR ASSAULT) and Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH, VENOMOUS CONCEPT). Commented SIGH singer Mirai Kawashima: "We're excited to have ...

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CRIPPLE BASTARDS: New Album Details Revealed

Italy's CRIPPLE BASTARDS have set "Variante alla morte" (Death Variant) as the title of their fourth full-length album. The CD is scheduled for release on September 1 via Feto Records — the U.K.-based label headed up by Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH) and Mick Kenney (ANAAL NATHRAKH) — and simultaneously on gatefold vinyl by Deep Six ...

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Former KORN Drummer DAVID SILVERIA Is Not Involved In New Band

Former KORN drummer David Silveria has not launched a brand new band called SATELLITE SYNDROME, according to KORN's management. A fake SATELLITE SYNDROME MySpace page was launched earlier this week which claimed that Silveria who departed KORN in late 2006 on an "indefinite hiatus" had joined forces with "some of the top musicians in the ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH Live In Hollywood: Video Footage Available

Video footage of British extreme metallers ANAAL NATHRAKH performing the songs "Do Not Speak" and "Pandemonic Hyperblast" live on May 28, 2008 at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood, California can be viewed below. A limited-edition double gatefold colored disc version of ANAAL NATHRAKH's latest album, "Hell is Empty, and all the Devils are Here", has ...

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KORN To Enter Studio In November

KORN is scheduled to enter the studio in November with producer Ross Robinson, the man behind the group's self-titled 1994 debut and 1996's sophomore effort, "Life is Peachy", to begin recording its new album. An early 2009 release is expected. A new 26-minute audio interview with KORN frontman Jonathan Davis in which he talks about ...

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DELIAN LEAGUE Becomes THE NEW AFFLICTION

New Jersey-based metal band DELIAN LEAGUE has announced that it has changed its identity for the group's upcoming EP, "Before The Body Gets Cold", and will henceforth be known as THE NEW AFFLICTION. The EP will feature five brand-new songs, and introduce a new lineup. Three tracks from "Before The Body Gets Cold" will be ...

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NAPALM DEATH Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH have been confirmed for the Bloodstock Open Air 2008 festival, set to take place August 15-17 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. "We are really excited to be a part of the Bloodstock festival this year," NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury told Metal Hammer. "It's happening right in the middle ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH: Canadian Dates Cancelled

British extreme metallers ANAAL NATHRAKH have issued the following update: "Owing to circumstances not related to the band themselves and entirely outside of the band's control, ANAAL NATHRAKH have been forced to pull out of their imminent Canadian shows at the 11th hour. "To reiterate this was not down to the band themselves, and if ...

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NECROPHAGIA Frontman To Guest On INSIDIOUS Debut

NECROPHAGIA frontman Frank "Killjoy" Pucci has co-written and contributed guest vocals to a song called "Rituals of Bloodshed" which appears on the forthcoming debut album from INSIDIOUS (formerly INSIDIOUS DISEASE), the international metal project featuring members of DIMMU BORGIR, NAPALM DEATH, OLD MAN'S CHILD and MORGOTH. Currently unsigned, INSIDIOUS (see band photo below) recently spent ...

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NAPALM DEATH: Video Interview With BARNEY GREENWAY Posted Online

Metal Sanaz recently conducted an interview with vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway of UK's NAPALM DEATH at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, California. Watch the five-minute chat below. NAPALM DEATH's recent six-week North American trek marked the end of the "Smear Campaign" touring cycle. Barney previously stated about the band's upcoming recording plans, "We ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH: More Dates Announced

British extreme metallers ANAAL NATHRAKH have scheduled the following dates: May 02 - Feto Obliteration Fest / The Underworld - London, England May 10 - Barfly - Glasgow, Scotland May 17 - The Kathedral - Toronto, ON May 18 - The Gig Theater - Kitchener, ON (with CRYPTOPSY) May 20 - Cafe Dekcuf - Ottawa, ...

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DIMMU BORGIR, NAPALM DEATH, OLD MAN'S CHILD, MORGOTH Members Join Forces In INSIDIOUS

BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively unveil the first photo (see below) of INSIDIOUS (formerly INSIDIOUS DISEASE), the international metal project featuring members of DIMMU BORGIR, NAPALM DEATH, OLD MAN'S CHILD and MORGOTH. The currently unsigned band recently spent time at a studio in Norway recording 12 songs with Terje Andersen (a.k.a. Cyrus) of SUSPERIA in the producer's ...

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MNEMIC Guitarist Comments On Upcoming Dates With METALLICA

Danish modern metallers MNEMIC have been added to two dates on METALLICA's European summer tour: May 28 at Slaski Stadium in Chorzow, Poland and June 3 at Slavia Stadium in Prague, Czech Republic. Commented MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie: "We are beyond thrilled and more than happy to be heading out with the mighty METALLICA ...

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MNEMIC To Support METALLICA In Poland, Czech Republic

Danish modern metallers MNEMIC have been added to two dates on METALLICA's European summer tour: May 28 at Slaski Stadium in Chorzow, Poland and June 3 at Slavia Stadium in Prague, Czech Republic. MNEMIC's latest album, "Passenger", was produced by FEAR FACTORY's Christian Olde Wolbers at Track Record Studios (KISS, MEGADETH, AEROSMITH) in Los Angeles. ...

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NEUROSONIC: 'Until I Die' Video Posted Online

"Until I Die", the new video from the Vancouver, British Columbia hard rock band NEUROSONIC, can be viewed below. NEUROSONIC was founded in Vancouver in February 2006 by frontman Jason Darr, who was the former lead singer of Calgary's OUT OF YOUR MOUTH. In addition to Jason, NEUROSONIC also consists of guitarist Troy Healy, bassist ...

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CRUCIFIST Signs With FETO RECORDS

Feto Records the U.K.-based label headed up by Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH) and Mick Kenney (ANAAL NATHRAKH) has announced the signing of Rochester, New York-based old-school black/death metal band CRUCIFIST. CRUCIFIST features in its ranks bassist Dan Lilker (NUCLEAR ASSAULT, BRUTAL TRUTH) as well as Mike Waske (drums), and John Gallo (guitar, both members of ...

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KORN Frontman Cancels Solo Dates

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has scrapped a number of dates on his previously announced "Alone I Play" European tour in May/June, reportedly due to "personal reasons." Cancelled shows include those in Stockholm (Sweden), Belgium, France, and most of the UK leg of the tour, which was scheduled to kick off late May. For his recent ...

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MNEMIC Begins Writing New Material

Guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie of the Danish modern metallers MNEMIC has issued the following update: "We are back from the rotten dead, finally with some great news for y'all. "We toured most of last year, which was very fun but at the same time very exhausting for some of us, which lead to a minor ...

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NAPALM DEATH: Audio Interview With BARNEY GREENWAY Available

A 14-minute audio interview with NAPALM DEATH frontman Mark "Barney" Greenway can be heard in two parts below (courtesy of Caustic Truths!). NAPALM DEATH's current six-week-plus trek will mark the end of the "Smear Campaign" touring cycle. Barney previously stated about the current tour and upcoming recording plans, "I think we'll be bringing back 'Greed ...

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