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Former HELIX Guitarist Releases DECIBEL Debut

Former HELIX guitarist-turned-"guitarpenter" (guitarist + carpenter) Brent Doerner and his new band DECIBEL are set to release their debut album. Armed with a three-guitar attack, this "blue collar rock" record is destined to be a sure-fire hit. Composed of Chick Schumilas (guitar), Shane Schedler (guitar), Dan Laurin (drums) and Brent Doerner (guitar/bass/lead vocal), DECIBEL is ...

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EXPLODER: Release Date Announced For Debut Album

EXPLODER, the U.K. rock/metal band led by Mick Kenney (ANAAL NATHRAKH, PROFESSOR FATE, MISTRESS), will release its self-titled debut album in the U.K. on November 13 via Kenney and Shane Embury's (NAPALM DEATH) new record label Feto Records. Release dates for other territories will be announced soon. EXPLODER recently posted its debut music video, "Sympathy ...

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JEFF KOLLMAN: New Live Album, Appearance On 'Jimmy Kimmel', Tour With GLENN HUGHES

L.A.-based guitarist Jeff Kollman (COSMOSQUAD, GLENN HUGHES, MOGG/WAY) will be releasing his fourth solo album, "Guitar Screams Live" on October 23 through Marmaduke Records. Guest musicians include drummer Shane Gaalaas (B'Z, COSMOSQUAD, GLENN HUGHES), bassists Paul Shihadeh (SCOTT HENDERSON, SCOTT KINSEY), Kevin Chown (ARTENSION, MAGNITUDE 9, TONY MACALPINE), and Christopher Maloney (Z, COSMOSQUAD, VIRGIL DONATI), ...

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DOWN THE DRAIN Schedules East Coast Dates

DOWN THE DRAIN, the Buffalo, New York-based quintet featuring MALEVOLENT CREATION singer Brett Hoffmann, has line up the following dates during the coming months: Oct. 18 - Buffalo, NY @ The Buffalo Icon (w/ DEICIDE) Oct. 30 - Buffalo, NY @ Club Diablo (w/ ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY Dec. 16 - Towson, MD @ Recher Theater (w/ ...

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MNEMIC: New Album Details Revealed

Denmark's self-professed "fusion future metal" band MNEMIC has set "Passenger" as the title of its upcoming third studio album, which is scheduled for release in Europe on February 2 and in North America on February 6 via Nuclear Blast Records. In regards to the potent lyrical content, MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie states: "It's thematically ...

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MNEMIC: Live Photos With New Singer Available

Several photos of Danish/French modern metallers MNEMIC — featuring new singer Guillaume Bideau (ex-SCARVE) — performing at Rytmikorjaamo in Seinäjoki, Finland on Friday, September 22 have been posted online at HardcoreSounds.Net. MNEMIC recently shot the video for its new single, "Meaningless", with director Patric Ulleaus (DIMMU BORGIR, IN FLAMES, LACUNA COIL) of Revolver ...

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MNEMIC To Film 'Meaningless' Video

Danish modern metallers MNEMIC are preparing to shoot the video for their new single, "Meaningless", with director Patric Ulleaus (DIMMU BORGIR, IN FLAMES, LACUNA COIL) of Revolver Film Company. The video will be shot in Gothenburg, Sweden at the Revolver Studios. MNEMIC recently mixed its as third album at Antfarm Studios in Aarhus, Denmark with ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH, NAPALM DEATH Members Launch Label

Mick Kenney (ANAAL NATHRAKH, MISTRESS, PROFESSOR FATE, EXPLODER) and Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH, LOCK-UP, BRUJERIA) have set up their own record label, Feto Records, as an outlet to release their own music. The first two releases will be LOCK-UP's long-awaited "Live in Japan" album and Mick's EXPLODER debut. Further releases will include Mick's PROFESSOR FATE ...

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JESSE PINTADO's Family Comments On Guitarist's Passing

The surviving members of TERRORIZER, late TERRORIZER/ex-NAPALM DEATH guitarist Jesse Pintado's family and Century Media Records have issued separate statements regarding Pintado's tragic loss. Jesse Pintado passed away at Holland's Erasmus MC hospital on Sunday, August 27, 2006 due to liver failure. TERRORIZER: "Words can't describe the loss we feel for our close brother. We ...

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JEFF KOLLMAN To Debut New Lineup Tonight

Los Angeles-based guitarist Jeff Kollman (COSMOSQUAD, GLENN HUGHES, MOGG/WAY) is debuting a new live lineup under the JEFF KOLLMAN EXPLOSION banner at tonight's Baked Potato (3787 W. Cahuenga Blvd., Universal City, CA) show. Kollman will be joined by bassist Christopher Maloney (Z, COSMOSQUAD, VIRGIL DONATI), drummer Glen Sobel (IMPELLITTERI, JENNIFER BATTEN, TONY MACALPINE), and keyboardist ...

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MNEMIC To Mix New Album With TUE MADSEN

Danish modern metallers MNEMIC are preparing to enter Antfarm Studios in Aarhus, Denmark with producer Tue Madsen (HALFORD, THE HAUNTED) to begin mixing their as-yet-untitled third album. So far, out of the 13 tracks recorded, the following songtitles are confirmed to appear on the album: "Psyko Orgasm", "Shape of the Formless" and "Into The Nothingness ...

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SHANE GAALAAS Goes Solo With 'Live In Osaka'

Acclaimed Canadian drummer Shane Gaalaas (GLENN HUGHES, COSMOSQUAD, DIESEL MACHINE) has released his third solo album, "Live In Osaka", on the Japanese Big M.F. label. Featuring Gaalaas on guitar and lead vocals, Schon (guitar), Akihito Tokunaga (bass) and Kaichi Kurose (drums), "Live In Osaka" contains songs from Gaalaas' two studio albums, "Primer" (2003) and "Hinge" ...

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MNEMIC, M.A.N To Team Up For Nordic Dates

Danish/French modern metallers MNEMIC and Swedish metal act M.A.N (featuring former MNEMIC/TRANSPORT LEAGUE frontman Tony Jelencovich) will team up for the following Nordic dates in September: Sep. 08 - Belsepub - Gothenburg, SWE Sep. 09 - TBA - SWE Sep. 10 - Club Metal House - Stockholm, SWE Sep. 19 - Rock Bar - Talinn, ...

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BRAND NEW SIN: Acoustic Version Of 'Crank It Up' Available On WWE.com

Yesterday, WWE.com — the official website of World Wrestling Entertainment, and one of the Internet's most popular destinations for young males — posted its first-ever exclusive live music stream, an acoustic performance by the New York-based rock band BRAND NEW SIN. The group recently joined WWE music director Jim Johnston at WWE's music studios in ...

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BRUJERIA To Embark On Spanish Tour In September

Extreme metallers BRUJERIA will embark on a three-date "Don Quijote Marihuana" Spanish tour in September following their successful appearance at the Viña Rock Festival in Villarobledo (Albacete) this past April. The details are as follows: Sep. 21 - Madrid, ESP @ Heineken Sep. 22 - Bergara, ESP @ Gipuzkoa (Jam) Sep. 23 - Barcelona, ESP@ ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH: New Album To Surface In October

British black metallers ANAAL NATHRAKH will release their third full-length album, "Eschaton", on October 16 via Season of Mist. The CD will include guest appearances by Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH) and Attila Csihar (MAYHEM). Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Bellum Onium Contra Omnes" and the epic "When The Lion Devours Both Dragon ...

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