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New SOULFLY Album To Feature Guest Appearance By OCEANO Frontman

Adam Warren, vocalist for Chicago deathcore heavyweights OCEANO, will make a guest appearance on the new album from SOULFLY, due in early 2012 via Roadrunner Records. Also scheduled to appear on SOULFLY's follow-up to 2010's "Omen" is DEVILDRIVER/COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara. SOULFLY's new CD was recorded at a Phoenix, Arizona studio with producer Chris ...

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SOIL: Scars 10th-Anniversary Reissue To Include Previously Unreleased Track

The 10th-anniversary edition of SOIL's breakthrough album "Scars" featuring the hits "Halo" and "Unreal" will be made available digitally on October 10 through Sony Music. The release will feature the rare B-side "Center" and the previously unreleased track "Damaged You" from the "Scars" recording sessions. SOIL is preparing for a 12-date U.K. co-headlining tour with ...

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SOULFLY Completes Recording New Album

SOULFLY has completed recording its new studio album for an early 2012 release via Roadrunner Records. The CD was recorded at a Phoenix, Arizona studio with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who has previously worked with CHIMAIRA, HATEBREED, ALL THAT REMAINS, THE ACACIA STRAIN, BORN OF OSIRIS and SHADOWS FALL, among others. The band's new drummer, ...

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DEVILDRIVER Frontman To Guest On New SOULFLY Album

DEVILDRIVER/COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara has recorded guest vocals for a new SOULFLY song, to be featured on the band's new studio album, due in early 2012 via Roadrunner Records. Fafara posted the following message (along with a picture of him and SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera) via Twitter: "I just co-wrote and sang with Max ...

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MIKE CHLASCIAK Performs With THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Drummer At 'School Of Rock' Opening

Guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (HALFORD, SEBASTIAN BACH, TESTAMENT, PAINMUSEUM) performed at the grand-opening ceremony for the new location of School Of Rock in Farmingdale, New York on Saturday, September 24. The event offered attendees an up-close look at the school's new facilities, instructors and curriculum. The day also featured clinics by Metal Mike, Billy Rymer ...

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COAL CHAMBER To Reform For Australia's SOUNDWAVE Festival

COAL CHAMBER, the '90s alt-metal band fronted by current DEVILDRIVER singer Dez Fafara, will reform for next year's Soundwave festival in Australia. Commented Dez: "COAL CHAMBER is playing Soundwave Down Under! These reunion shows are for the fans that want to see us again as well as all the people that never got to see ...

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VERA MESMER: First 'Orphans & Outlaws' Studio Webisode Released

The first in a series of video blogs featuring footage from the making of "Orphans & Outlaws", the debut album from VERA MESMER, the project featuring ex-COAL CHAMBER bassist Nadja Peulen and former REVEILLE guitarist Chris Turner (a.k.a. Christopher Mesmer), can be seen below. According to Nadja, she is focusing completely on her new creative ...

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Former STAIND Drummer To Tour With SOIL

Former STAIND drummer Jon Wysocki will sit behind the kit for SOIL during the Chicago band's upcoming co-headlining U.K. tour with PUDDLE OF MUDD. SOIL will return to the U.K. in October with a lineup that will include the band's original lead singer and founding member Ryan McCombs (on loan from DROWNING POOL) and fellow ...

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ALEXISONFIRE Calls It Quits

St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada-based post-hardcore act ALEXISONFIRE has called it a day. In a statement posted on the band's official web site, ALEXISONFIRE vocalist George Pettit explained that the group played what its last-ever show with guitarist/vocalist Dallas Green on December 19, 2010 in ALEXISONFIRE's hometown. "Almost a year ago, Dallas informed us he would ...

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GHOST BRIGADE: New Song Available For Streaming

"Clawmaster", a brand new song from Finnish metallers GHOST BRIGADE, can be streamed using the audio player below. The track comes off the band's third album, "Until Fear No Longer Defines Us", which will be released on August 19 in Europe and August 23 in North America via Season Of Mist. The track listing for ...

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SOIL To Be Rejoined By Singer RYAN MCCOMBS For U.K. Tour

Chicago heavy rockers SOIL will be rejoined by their original lead singer and founding member Ryan McCombs (on loan from the band DROWNING POOL) for their upcoming U.K. co-headlining tour with PUDDLE OF MUDD. McCombs, along with Tim King (bass) and Adam Zadel (lead guitar), will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the "Scars" album by ...

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THE 69 EYES Vocalist JYRKI 69 To DJ In New Orleans

In the only U.S. date of his special DJ tour, vocalist Jyrki 69 of Finnish gothic metallers THE 69 EYES will appear on Saturday, July 9 in New Orleans, Louisiana at 1135 Decatur a venue long home to the city's raucous gothic, industrial, metal, and vampire scenes. Jyrki 69 returns to New Orleans after an ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Performs With Orchestra In Oslo; Video Footage Available

This past Saturday, May 28, at the Oslo Spektrum in Norway, Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR performed one very exclusive show with a special, never-to-be-repeated setlist with 53 members of KORK (the Norwegian Radio Orchestra) and 30 members of the Schola Cantorum choir, who were musical guests on the band's ninth studio album, "Abrahadabra". ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH, Ex-MASSACRE Members Join Forces In MY BLACK OMEN

MY BLACK OMEN, the new multinational occult death metal project featuring Kam Lee (MANTAS, DEATH, MASSACRE) on vocals, Dave Pybus (CRADLE OF FILTH) on bass, Ross Feratu (THE SPOOK, GORTHAUR'S WRATH, RAMONSTARS) on guitar and Brian Forman (UNBURIED) on drums, has released its cover version of the MASSACRE song "Chamber Of Ages". You can now ...

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CORPSET: 'Into The Light' Video Released

Into The Light, the new video from Finnish death metallers CORPSET, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's debut album, "Ruins", which is scheduled for release on April 27 via Violent Journey Records. The CD was recorded at various facilities — from professional studios to a horse ranch in the Finnish countryside ...

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WORMFOOD's Cover Of TYPE O NEGATIVE's 'Christian Woman' Posted Online

French decadent metallers WORMFOODhave posted their previously unreleased cover version of TYPE O NEGATIVE's "Christian Woman" on YouTube (see clip below). Recorded in 2005, the song was originally supposed to be used as a bonus track for the Japanese version of WORMFOOD's "France" album. WORMFOOD's latest album, "Posthume", was released on January 7 via MalaFortuna/Season ...

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REV 16:8: Two New Songs Available For Streaming

REV 16:8 — the Swedish metal band formerly known as BLOODSHED — will release its second album, "Ashlands", on April 8 via Germany's AFM Records. The CD was recorded at Necromorbus Studio (WATAIN, NOMINON, AVERSE SEFIRA, FUNERAL MIST, MORK GRYNING, ADORIOR) in Alvik, Sweden between May and July 2010 and was mixed and mastered by ...

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Global Evisceration - CANNIBAL CORPSE

CANNIBAL CORPSE's comprehensive historical document "Centuries of Torment: The First 20 Years" is on hell of a tough act to follow in terms of DVDs. And that's exactly the reason you shouldn't compare "Global Evisceration" to it. As far as content and purpose is concerned, it is apples and oranges. Instead, "Global Evisceration" works as ...

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