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NAPALM DEATH To Record Third CD Of Cover Songs

NAPALM DEATH frontman Mark "Barney" Greenway recently spoke to Denmark's Antenna webzine about the group's new CD, "Leaders Not Followers: Part II", and the band's plans to record yet another album with cover songs. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Antenna: How do you pick which songs to be covered? Barney Greenway: "I ...

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BORN TO MURDER THIS WORLD: The Making Of An Extreme Metal Supergroup

Acclaimed Hungarian black metal vocalist Attila Csihar (ABORYM, ex-TORMENTOR, ex-MAYHEM) is tentatively planning on teaming up with Mick of ANAAL NATHRAKH, Shane Embury of NAPALM DEATH, Necrobutcher of MAYHEM and former CRADLE OF FILTH/DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker in a brand-new project called BORN TO MURDER THIS WORLD, the singer revealed in a recent interview ...

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SEPULTURA to Headline Brazil's SEPULFEST 2004

SEPULTURA will headline the first edition of Sepulfest 2004 on September 25 in São Paulo, Brazil. Also appearing on the bill will be RATOS DE PORÃO, NAÇÃO ZUMBI, CLAUSTROFOBIA and MASSACRATION. This will be a very special event and SEPULTURA are planning some surprises in the set list, according to a posting on the band's ...

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BRUJERIA Singer Arrested In Mexico

BRUJERIA singer Juan Brujo was arrested for possession of an illegal weapon (machete) and illegal drugs following the band's performance in Tijuana, Mexico on Saturday, July 17. BRUJERIA guitarist Dino Cazares (a.k.a. Asesino, ex-FEAR FACTORY) sent the following report to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the incident: "The venue [in Tijuana] hired police officers as security for the ...

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PERSQUAREINCH To Guest On Rock 105.3's 'Another State Of Mind'

PERSQUAREINCH, the new band featuring former PUSHED singer Travis Neal, Dan Trujillo (ex-18 BONEZ) on guitar, Shane Monaghan (ex-18 BONEZ) on bass, and Jared Clayton on drums, will be guests on San Diego's Rock 105.3 on Sunday, July 18 to premier the demo version of their first single, "Suicide Attachment". Rock 105.3's "Another State of ...

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PERSQUAREINCH Enter Studio To Record Debut Demo

PERSQUAREINCH, the new band featuring former PUSHED singer Travis Neal, Dan Trujillo (ex-18 BONEZ) on guitar, Shane Monaghan (ex-18 BONEZ) on bass, and Jared Clayton on drums, have entered the studio to record their debut demo. The group, which is based in Southern California, recently played their first two shows and "the response was more ...

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THE CRUMB BROS. Schedule Hollywood Date

Guitarist Jeff Kollman (COSMOSQUAD, GLENN HUGHES), vocalist Mark Renk, bassist Kevin Chown (ARTENSION, EDWIN DARE), drummer Shane Gaalaas (COSMOSQUAD, B'Z), and keyboardist Stephen Anderson will be unveiling their latest creation, THE CRUMB BROS., Tuesday night, July 13 with an early 8:15 p.m. show at Club Lingerie, 6507 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA; Ph.: (323) 466-3416. ...

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BRUJERIA: Second Los Angeles Show Added

BRUJERIA, the extreme metal project featuring Dino Cazares (ex-FEAR FACTORY), Nick Barker (ex-CRADLE OF FILTH, DIMMU BORGIR) and Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH), have scheduled a second show at the Key Club in Hollywood, CA. Already confirmed is the July 14 show, which will mark the first time ever BRUJERIA has performed in Los Angeles. In ...

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BRUJERIA Guitarist Hospitalized, Show Must Go On

BRUJERIA were forced to perform without founding member Dino Cazares (a.k.a. Asesino, ex-FEAR FACTORY) on Saturday (July 3) in McAllen, Texas after Cazares was bitten on his leg by a brown recluse spider, causing a massive infection several days prior to the gig. "I was hospitalized for two days with antibiotics being pumped through my ...

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BRUJERIA To Play Brazil In August

BRUJERIA, the extreme metal project led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares (a.k.a. Asesino), will play two shows in Brazil in August, according to BRUJERIA's official Brazilian web site. The details are as follows: Aug. 05 - São Paulo, BRA @ Hangar 110 Aug. 06 - São Paulo, BRA @ Hangar 110 ...

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LOCKUP Finish Mixing Live Album

LOCKUP, the grindcore band featuring NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury, NAPALM DEATH guitarist Jesse Pintado, former AT THE GATES/THE CROWN frontman Tomas Lindberg, and ex-DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker, have finished mixing their live album for a late 2004 release through Toys Factory Records in Japan and Shane's label, Feto Records, in Europe. The as-yet-untitled ...

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THOU SHALT SUFFER, AETERNUS, NOCTURNUS To Receive Reissue Treatment

Beginning on May 4, Candlelight Records will be reissuing numerous out-of-print and previously unavailable releases from Norway's Nocturnal Art Productions and Holland's Karmageddon Media. Among the albums set to receive the reissue treatment are THOU SHALT SUFFER's "Into the Woods of Belial", plus various releases from Norway's AETERNUS, Tampa's NOCTURNUS, Sweden's THYRFING and Ireland's CRUACHAN. ...

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JEFF KOLLMAN And VIRGIL DONATI To Team Up For Special Performance

Guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, $IGN OF 4) will make an appearance at the Baked Potato, 3878 Cahuenga Blvd W., in North Hollywood, CA on Thursday, June 3 for a special one-night only performance with drummer extraordinaire Virgil Donati (PLANET X, STEVE VAI), celebrated German bassist Jörg "J.K." Kleutgens, and keyboardist Hans Zermuehlen (GLENN HUGHES, ...

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Former PUSHED Singer Launches PERSQUAREINCH

Former PUSHED singer Travis Neal and has formed a new band with Dan Trujillo (ex-18 BONEZ) on guitar, Shane Monaghan (ex-18 BONEZ) on bass, and Jared Clayton on drums. Dubbed PERSQUAREINCH, the new group "is what I've been starving for for a few years now," said Neal. "There is no boundaries in the writing style, ...

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NAPALM DEATH: CENTURY MEDIA Deal Officially Confirmed

As BLABBERMOUTH.NET exclusively revealed on May 6, Century Media Records have now officially announced that they have signed British extreme metal legends NAPALM DEATH to a worldwide deal (excluding Japan). The first release under the new alliance will be the follow-up album to the "Leaders Not Followers" EP, the long-awaited collection of covers, ...

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COSMOSQUAD To Play L.A., JEFF KOLLMAN BAND To Tour Europe

L.A. fusion metal triumvirate COSMOSQUAD will be making a live appearance at the Baked Potato, 3878 Cahuenga Blvd W., N. Hollywood in Thursday, May 6. For more info call (818) 980-1615. Guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, $IGN OF 4) and drummer Shane Gaalaas (GLENN HUGHES, B'Z, $IGN OF 4) will be joined by bassist Christopher ...

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MILLENIUM: New Album Details Revealed

MILLENIUM (sic), the Florida-based hard rock band featuring guitarists Ralph Santolla (ICED EARTH, ex-DEATH) and Shane French (ex-CIRCLE II CIRCLE), have inked a deal with Germany's Metal Heaven (subsidiary of AOR Heaven) for the territories of Germany, Austria, Switzerland (GAS), Benelux and Sweden. The group's new studio album, "Jericho", is scheduled for release on July ...

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BLOOD DUSTER To Film Melbourne Show For Upcoming DVD

Australian grindcore band BLOOD DUSTER will be filming their April 23 performance in Melbourne for an upcoming DVD, tentatively due before the end of the year. In other news, BLOOD DUSTER will be releasing a new single, entitled "sixsixsixteen", on May 3. "The single will be coming out with two covers," the band write on ...

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MILLENIUM: 'Best Of' Collection To Surface In June

Frontiers Records and Now & Then Records have set a June 23 European release date for the MILLENIUM "Best Of" album which will also include a bonus disc featuring 10 unreleased tracks. The track listing for the bonus CD is as follows: 01. I Surrender (RAINBOW cover) - vocals Jorn Lande 02. On And On ...

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Exclusive: NICK BARKER Discusses His Departure From DIMMU BORGIR

Former DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker has spoken exclusively to BLABBERMOUTH.NET about his surprising departure from the group. Barker, a former member of CRADLE OF FILTH, joined DIMMU BORGIR in 1999 as a replacement for original drummer Tjodalv (a.k.a. Kenneth Åkesson). He has since appeared on two full-length studio albums with the band: "Puritanical Euphoric ...

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VENOMOUS CONCEPT: The Rebirth Of Two-Finger Punk Rock

Former BRUTAL TRUTH vocalist Kevin Sharp has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET with an update on VENOMOUS CONCEPT, his new project with MELVINS/FANTOMAS guitarist Buzz Osborne as well as NAPALM DEATH members Shane Embury (bass) and Danny Herrera (drums). As previously reported, VENOMOUS CONCEPT will be performing at the Double Door in Chicago, Illinois on Friday, February 13 ...

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NAPALM DEATH, ex-BRUTAL TRUTH, MELVINS Members To Play Special Gig

VENOMOUS CONCEPT, the new band featuring MELVINS/FANTOMAS guitarist Buzz Osborne, ex-BRUTAL TRUTH singer Kevin Sharp, plus NAPALM DEATH members Shane Embury (bass) and Danny Herrera (drums), will be performing at the Double Door in Chicago, Illinois on Friday, February 13. Also set to appear are NAUSEA L.A., the acclaimed deathcore merchants featuring former TERRORIZER vocalist ...

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JEFF KOLLMAN BAND To Play Pre-NAMM Show In Hollywood

The JEFF KOLLMAN BAND, featuring guitarist Jeff Kollman (COSMOSQUAD, GLENN HUGHES), bassist Paul Shannon (SCOTT HENDERSON), and drummer Charlie Waymire (EGH, SPEAK NO EVIL), will make a pre-NAMM show appearance at the Baked Potato, 3878 Cahuenga Blvd W., North Hollywood this coming Wednesday, January 14. In addition to songs from both COSMOSQUAD releases and Jeff ...

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BRUJERIA: Live Appearances Announced

BRUJERIA, the extreme metal project led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares (a.k.a. El Asesino), have announced several live appearances in early 2004. The group, whose current lineup is completed by vocalist El Brujo, NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury (a.k.a. Hongo), and drummer Nick Barker (a.k.a. Hong Jr., DIMMU BORGIR, ex-CRADLE OF FILTH), will ...

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NAPALM DEATH Bassist, CATHEDRAL Frontman To Form Grindcore Band

NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury has confirmed plans to form a "grindcore" project with CATHEDRAL frontman (and ex-NAPALM DEATH member) Lee Dorrian. "Me and Lee have been talking about doing something for ages but I think hopefully next year we will get something together," Embury said, "Hopefully Roy Mayorga, who was playing drums in SOULFLY, ...

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