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HYPOCRISY Preaches The Art Of War

Sweden's HYPOCRISY have commented on their upcoming "Machines at War" North American tour with FEAR FACTORY, SUFFOCATION, and DECAPITATED. The trek is set to launch in San Francisco this October 26 and run through early December. Said HYPOCRISY singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer Peter Tägtgren: "FEAR FACTORY are close to our hearts. 'Soul of a New Machine' was the ...

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THE EVERSCATHED To Release 'Razors Of Unrest' In July

Open Grave Records has set a July 11 release date for THE EVERSCATHED's full-length album, "Razors of Unrest". THE EVERSCATHED' is a Chicago, IL-based old-school death metal band featuring Bill Frickenstein (ENMORTEM, UNSOLEMN) on vocals and bass, Brice Dalzell (ENMORTEM, CORPSEVOMIT) on guitar and vocals, and Tim Frickenstein (ENMORTEM, UNSOLEMN) "Razors of Unrest" track listing: ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS To Guest On WAAF's 'Harder Faster' Tomorrow

ALL THAT REMAINS, the Massachusetts-based act featuring former SHADOWS FALL vocalist Philip Labonte, will be the featured guests on tomorrow night's (Thursday, June 8) edition of the "Harder Faster" show on 107.3 WAAF (Boston's Rock Radio). The band will talk about their upcoming album, "The Fall of Ideals", and will premiere four songs from the ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, MOTÖRHEAD, SAXON, HELLOWEEN Featured On 'Rock S'cool' DVD

For many years, the Hanover, Germany-based metal imprint Steamhammer/SPV has been among the most important record labels worldwide. World-class acts such as MOTÖRHEAD, SAXON, MÖTLEY CRÜE, HELLOWEEN, DIO, SKID ROW, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH, SEPULTURA, DORO and KREATOR count among the renowned artists that are or were for many years successfully on the company's roster. ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS To Film 'This Calling' Video Next Week

ALL THAT REMAINS, the Massachusetts-based act featuring former SHADOWS FALL vocalist Philip Labonte, will hit the Jersey shore (the now-abandoned Hancock Naval Base in Sandy Hook) on Tuesday, May 30 to film the video for "This Calling", from their forthcoming album "The Fall of Ideals", with director Frankie Nasso (MUDVAYNE, HATEBREED) of Raging Nation Films. ...

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BRUTAL TRUTH Reunite For Tribute Album, Possible Live Appearances

Influential extreme metallers BRUTAL TRUTH have reunited to record a song for an upcoming EYEHATEGOD tribute album, with the possibility of some live appearances to follow. BRUTAL TRUTH bassist Danny Lilker (also of NUCLEAR ASSAULT and ANTHRAX fame) has commented on the band's plans in the latest installment of his regular column in the U.K.'s ...

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MURDER ONE: Japanese Version Of Debut Album To Include Bonus Tracks

Britain's MURDER ONE, featuring vocalists Paul Catten (ex-MEDULLA NOCTE) and John Loughlin (RAGING SPEEDHORN), bassist Jules McBride (ex-PULKAS) and guitarist Mark Seddon (ex-MEDULLA NOCTE), will release their debut album, "Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid", in Japan on July 26 via the JVC/Victor Entertainment label. The Japanese version of the CD will include two bonus ...

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Pitch Black Brigade - VREID

Norway's VREID put the world on notice with debut album, "Kraft", the statement made one of razor-wire riff black metal, strong songwriting, and a dash of rock and roll groove. It helped the band, which features former members of the now defunct WINDIR, stand out just a bit from the pack. It was with open ...

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DARK AGE: 'Live, So Far...' DVD Details Revealed

Hamburg, Germany-based brutal melodic death metallers DARK AGE have revealed the track listing for their first DVD, "Live, So Far...", due June 23 via Remedy Records. The two-disc set will include the following: DVD 1: Complete DARK AGE gig filmed by Steve Q. for Qiu-Media at the Markthalle in Hamburg on September 3, 2005 (running ...

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ZEBRA's FELIX HANNEMAN Joins THE SLASHTONES

Harry Slash, Extreme Championship Wrestling's theme music producer and performer, has announce the addition of ZEBRA's Felix Hanneman on keyboards to THE SLASHTONES. Over the years the band has included members of THE CULT, RAGING SLAB, THE B-52S, RAINBOW, CRO-MAGS, WARRIOR SOUL, THE CYCLE SLUTS FROM HELL and others. Felix Hammeman will make his live ...

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Not For You - MOWER

Before the "true" metal warriors among you pass judgment, you really ought to give "Not For You", the second album from San Diego's MOWER, a try. Aspersions will be cast because of Mikey Doling's (SNOT, SOULFLY) involvement as producer. All one needs to be concerned about in Doling's case is the bang-up job he did ...

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HYPOCRISY Will Not Be Touring With FEAR FACTORY This Fall

Despite Internet rumors to the contrary, HYPOCRISY will NOT be part of the fall North American tour with FEAR FACTORY, SUFFOCATION and DECAPITATED, according to a posting on the band's official web site. HYPOCRISY recently completed a North American tour with NILE, SOILENT GREEN, RAGING SPEEDHORN, DECAPITATED, and WITH PASSION in support of their 2005 ...

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EYEHATEGOD Tribute Album Details Revealed

Emetic Records will release an EYEHATEGOD tribute album, entitled "For The Sick - A Tribute To Eyehategod", sometime in the fall. A statement from the label reads as follows: "All the artists involved in the release are friends or fans of the sludge legends and we are happy to have the best of the underground ...

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ANTHRAX: Gothenburg Concert Called Off After Half A Song

ANTHRAX's concert in Gothenburg, Sweden Wednesday night (April 19) lasted only a few minutes, according to a BLABBERMOUTH.NET source that was present at the gig. Halfway through the opening song, "Among the Living", the band's amplifiers, vocalist Joey Belladonna's microphone and the monitors all went dead and the band was forced to leave the stage. ...

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Mighty Cosmic Dances - OBLOMOV

"Mighty Cosmic Dances" by the Czech Republic's OBLOMOV is an album that fans of boundary pushing black and death metal should know about. With a conceptual inspiration drawn from the likes of Isaac Asimov, Robert Silverberg, and Thomas S. Kuhn (i.e., the scientific revolution), OBLOMOV creates a classy, yet scalding mix of black and death ...

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Adultery - DOG FASHION DISCO

Traveling from Spitfire to Artemis and finally finding a home on Rotten Records, Baltimore's DOG FASHION DISCO hits pay dirt on "Adultery", a concept album that continues to showcase the band's lunatic genre blend of strangely accessible hard rock, metal, punk, jazz, ska (you name it) and all-around musical boundary-pushing. But first, the concept: "Adultery" ...

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MURDER ONE Sign With GRIND THAT AXE RECORDS

Britain's MURDER ONE, featuring vocalists Paul Catten (ex-MEDULLA NOCTE) and John Loughlin (RAGING SPEEDHORN), bassist Jules McBride (ex-PULKAS) and guitarist Mark Seddon (ex-MEDULLA NOCTE), have inked a deal with Grind That Axe Records (the U.K. label formed by former Kerrang! magazine writers/A&R executives Dante Bonutto and Derek Oliver). The group's recently completed debut album, "Some ...

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STAMPIN' GROUND, MURDER ONE, THE AXIS OF PERDITION Confirmed For U.K.'s DAMNATION FESTIVAL

U.K. hardcore legends STAMPIN' GROUND, no-frills bastards MURDER ONE and black metallers THE AXIS OF PERDITION will bolster the British contingent ripping up Damnation Festival 2006, set to take place October 15 in Manchester, England. They will be joined by three of the U.K.'s finest rising acts: muscle-bound groove metallers HEAD-ON, extreme metalcore from London ...

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KATATONIA, RAGING SPEEDHORN, DEATHSTARS Confirmed For Sweden's CLOSE-UP FESTIVAL

KATATONIA, RAGING SPEEDHORN, DEATHSTARS, KRUX, NIFELHEIM, CAPRICORNS, BATTERED, RAISE HELL, GADGET and ENGEL have been confirmed for the Close-Up Festival, set to take place April 15-16 at Münchenbryggeriet in Stockholm, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH BATTERED BLINDSIDE BOLT THROWER BURST CAPRICORNS CROWPATH CULT OF LUNA DEATHSTARS ...

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DEVILDRIVER: Audio Interview With DEZ FAFARA Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 43 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. The episode spotlights a nine-minute interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara. Interview topics include Ozzy Osbourne, BLACK SABBATH, Johnny Cash, RAGING SLAB, Aleister Crowley, and video director Joe Lynch. Additional topics include CHILDREN OF BODOM, BATHORY, VENOM, GUNS ...

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