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ANAAL NATHRAKH, RAGING SPEEDHORN Confirmed For U.K.'s DAMNATION Festival

Britain's finest black metallers ANAAL NATHRAKH will perform a one-off exclusive headline show at Damnation Festival on Saturday, October 20 at Leeds Metropolitan University, England to mark the release of their next album. Hot on the heels of last year's "Eschaton", recording of the third full-length, as-yet-untitled ANAAL NATHRAKH CD has already commenced. Speaking from ...

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DECEASED Parts Ways With Guitarist

After 22 years of playing in the Virginia-based old-school thrash metal band DECEASED, guitarist Mark Adams has announced his departure from the group. "I have had a lifetime of great memories playing in DECEASED for so many years," Mark says in a statement. "It's really crazy thinking back to how long ago it actually was ...

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BRUJERIA Confirmed For Spain's MONSTERS OF ROCK Festival

Extreme metallers BRUJERIA — whose current touring lineup includes former 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 confirmed for the Monsters Of Rock festival, set to take place June 22-23, 2007 ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH Hard At Work On New Material

British extreme metallers ANAAL NATHRAKH have issued the following update: "Mick Kenney is being a maniac in the pit of Necrodeath studios working on new material for the next ANAAL NATHRAKH album which will be released on Feto Records towards the end of the year. V.i.t.r.i.o.l. is working on themes and lyric ideas also and ...

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CANNAE Hard At Work On New Album

Boston thrashers CANNAE are currently hard at work on the band's fourth album, the follow-up to 2005's "Gold Becomes Sacrifice". The band is currently looking for a full-time, permanent drummer. Interested parties should be able to play through the entirety of "Gold Becomes Sacrifice" and be willing and have the means to tour. Shane, CANNAE's ...

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DOWN THE DRAIN To Guest On Buffalo's 103.3 FM THE EDGE

DOWN THE DRAIN — the Buffalo, New York-based quintet featuring MALEVOLENT CREATION singer Brett Hoffmann — will be the featured guests on the "Edge Underground" show on Buffalo's 103.3 FM The Edge on Sunday, June 24 between 12:00 midnight and 2:00 a.m. EST. Hoffmann, bassist Scott O'Dell and guitarist Chris Benbenek will be in the ...

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KRUCIBLE Seeks New Drummer

Texas progressive metal act KRUCIBLE, which features in its ranks vocalist Lance King (AVIAN, BALANCE OF POWER, PYRAMAZE), Eric Halpern (LEATHERWOLF, HELSTAR) on guitar, Shane DuBose (promoter of showcase night at ProgPower USA) on bass guitar, Don LaFon (SIX MINUTE CENTURY) on guitar and Adam Rawlings (VICTIM, MINDCRIME) on keyboards, is seeking a drummer. Interested ...

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ONE BAD SON Teams Up With JOHN CORABI For MÖTLEY CRÜE Cover

Canadian rockers ONE BAD SON recently teamed up with former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman and current RATT rhythm guitarist John Corabi to record a cover of the 1994 CRÜE classic "Misunderstood" as part of a forthcoming tribute to the band. Of splitting vocal duties with Corabi, OBS frontman Shane Volk said, "it was definitely cool for ...

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NAPALM DEATH: 'Punishment In Capitals' To Receive U.S. Release

Long sought after as a collectors' import item, NAPALM DEATH's 28-track live album, "Punishment in Capitals", is finally being released for the first time in the United States by Armoury Records (distributed stateside by Eagle Rock Entertainment) on June 12. This deathball of metal history, recorded in 2003 London at the ULU, features vocalist Barney ...

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MNEMIC: Illness Forces Tonight's Concert Cancellation

Danish modern thrashers MNEMIC have cancelled their previously announced June 1 concert at B-Hof in Würzburg, Germany due to a throat infection suffered by the group's singer Guillaume Bideau. NIGHTRAGE and SLOWMOTION APOCALYPSE will play as scheduled and MNEMIC will reschedule their appearance for later this summer. Commented the band: "We apologize to anyone who've ...

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Rare EDWIN DARE Live Videos Posted Online

Two rare live videos of mid-'90s progressive metal cult heroes EDWIN DARE, featuring guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, MOGG/WAY), have been posted at YouTube: "Feel the Power": Video "The Backburner": Video Both tracks are off the band's 1994 sophomore disc "Can't Break Me", issued on the band's Marmaduke label in the ...

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COSMOSQUAD: 'Acid Test' Teaser Posted Online

Los Angeles, CA-based metallic fusioneers COSMOSQUAD have posted a three-minute teaser of their forthcoming album, "Acid Test", at this location. Co-produced by drummer Shane Gaalaas (B'Z, DIESEL MACHINE, GLENN HUGHES) and guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, MOGG/WAY, $IGN OF 4) at Crumb West Studios in Simi Valley, CA between February and April, "Acid ...

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DARK FUNERAL Confirmed For Italy's TOTAL METAL FESTIVAL

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have been confirmed for the Total Metal Festival, set to take place Saturday, September 15 at the soccer stadium of Noicattaro in Bari, Italy. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: RAGE DARK FUNERAL CORAM LETHE GOLEM GODYVA More bands will be announced soon. DARK FUNERAL is currently compiling ...

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BLOODSHOTEYE: 'Foulplay' Video Posted Online

Canadian female-fronted "deathcore" band BLOODSHOTEYE has posted a new video on its MySpace page for the track "Foulplay". Check it out at this location. BLOODSHOTEYE recently uploaded a new pre-production demo on its MySpace page. "Killing Time" was recorded at Spectre Sounds Studios in Windsor, Ontario and can be heard at

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DECEASED Guitarist Breaks Wrist, Band Cancels Shows

Virginia-based old-school thrash metallers DECEASED have issued the following update: "The shows in Milwaukee (May 4), Chicago (May 5) and Philadelphia (May 11) this weekend and the following weekend have been cancelled. Shane [Fuegel; guitar] fell down a flight of stairs and broke his wrist. He will be in a cast for 4-6 weeks. We ...

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'Club Satan' Featuring DARK FUNERAL: Screenings Announced

The Satanic forces are uniting behind the first-ever Satanic porno movie, "Club Satan: The Witches' Sabbath". This film was overseen by an actual priest in the Church Of Satan, and includes a real Black Mass, the likes of which has not been caught on tape since Anton LaVey's "Satanis" more than 30 years ago. From ...

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