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Mindloss/Demos reissue - GOREFEST

Metal Mind's on another gold disc reissue tear: keep your eyes peeled upon this label's release lists. Currently they're pushing back catalog releases of PRIMAL FEAR, MNEMIC and defunct Dutch death-metal masters GOREFEST. Metal Mind offers a lot of double-album packages, including BENEDICTION. GOREFEST is getting the royal treatment with the re-release of "La Muerte" ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS Working On New Material

SPIRITUAL BEGGARS — the Swedish band featuring ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott and bassist Sharlee D'Angelo, along with vocalist Apollo Papathanasio (ex-FIREWIND) — has just wrapped three days of days of rehearsals and songwriting which have resulted in fifteen new original songs and two covers. SPIRITUAL BEGGARS is expected to enter the studio later in ...

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DEATH ANGEL: First 'Thrashumentary' Trailer

San Francisco Bay Area thrash veterans DEATH ANGEL will release "A Thrashumentary" on July 24 via Nuclear Blast. The DVD was directed, shot and edited by Tommy Jones (KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK, LAMB OF GOD, CARCASS, TESTAMENT) of Videohammer Studios. The release will also include a full live album titled "The Bay Calls For Blood". The first ...

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Former CARCASS Guitarist CARLO REGADAS's MONSTRANCE Releases 'Karma After The Storm' Snippet

Audio snippets of the song "Karma After The Storm" from MONSTRANCE, the new band featuring former CARCASS guitarist Carlo Regadas, drummer Ian Treacy (ex-BENEDICTION, MEATHOOK SEED, ABSOLUTE POWER) and vocalist Tony Glover (ex-DEVOID), can be streamed below. MONSTRANCE is the brainchild of Regadas, former lead guitar player with grind gods CARCASS, post-CARCASS outfit BLACKSTAR and ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE: Teaser For Fifth Album

A short teaser for the forthcoming fifth album from Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE can be seen below. Tentatively due this summer, the CD was helmed by producer Colin Richardson (CARCASS, FEAR FACTORY, MACHINE HEAD) and producer/engineer Carl Bown. Speaking about the band's mindset going into the songwriting process for the new CD, BULLET ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Wants To Recapture 'Angst' And 'Excitement' Of Its Early Albums

Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE recently entered the studio with producer Colin Richardson (CARCASS, FEAR FACTORY, MACHINE HEAD) and producer/engineer Carl Bown to begin recording their fifth album for a tentative summer release. Speaking about the band's mindset going into the songwriting process for the new CD, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE guitarist/vocalist Matt Tuck ...

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CARCASS's JEFF WALKER On Making Of 'Surgical Steel': 'It Started Off Fun, And Then It Turned Into Complete Torture'

Ilias "Nerevarine" Kytidis of Greece's Rock Overdose recently conducted an interview with bassist/vocalist Jeff Walker of reactivated British extreme metal pioneers CARCASS. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. Speaking about the recording sessions for CARCASS's comeback album, 2013's "Surgical Steel", Walker said: "It started off fun, and ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE: New Video Footage From The Studio

Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE recently entered the studio with producer Colin Richardson (CARCASS, FEAR FACTORY, MACHINE HEAD) and producer/engineer Carl Bown to begin recording their fifth album for a tentative summer release. Several video clips from the studio can be seen below. BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE last month parted ways with bassist Jason ...

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Former CARCASS Guitarist CARLO REGADAS Launches MONSTRANCE

Former CARCASS guitarist Carlo Regadas has joined forces with drummer Ian Treacy (ex-BENEDICTION, MEATHOOK SEED, ABSOLUTE POWER) and vocalist Tony Glover (ex-DEVOID) in a new band called MONSTRANCE. Regarding the formation of MONSTRANCE, Carlo said: "After CARCASS and BLACKSTAR, I always continued to write and record music, it's something I can't help doing. Around 2005, ...

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SAMAEL: First Official Photo Of New Lineup

Veteran Swiss metallers SAMAEL recently parted ways with bassist Christophe "Mas" Mermod and replaced him with Thomas "Drop" Betrisey (ex-SYBREED). The first official photo of the band's new lineup can be seen on this page. Says SAMAEL in a statement: "The ever-growing success of Mas' lightshow company and his numerous jobs as light engineer has ...

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SAMAEL Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Veteran Swiss metallers SAMAEL have parted ways with bassist Christophe "Mas" Mermod and have replaced him with Thomas "Drop" Betrisey (ex-SYBREED). Says SAMAEL in a statement: "The ever-growing success of Mas' lightshow company and his numerous jobs as light engineer has led to the hard decision to take different paths. "We're excited to announce the ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Begins Recording Fifth Album

Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have entered the studio with producer Colin Richardson (CARCASS, FEAR FACTORY, MACHINE HEAD) and producer/engineer Carl Bown to begin recording their fifth album for a tentative summer release. Says the band: "We've been working hard on this record for over a year now, writing and demoing a ton of ...

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LOCK UP Parts Ways With Singer TOMAS LINDBERG, Recruits BRUTAL TRUTH's KEVIN SHARP

Vocalist Tomas Lindberg (AT THE GATES, DISFEAR) has left LOCK UP — the international grindcore "supergroup" featuring Anton Reisenegger (PENTAGRAM, CRIMINAL), Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH, BRUJERIA, VENOMOUS CONCEPT) and Nick Barker (CRADLE OF FILTH, DIMMU BORGIR) — and has been replaced by Kevin Sharp (BRUTAL TRUTH). Speaking to Finland's Kaaos TV prior to AT THE ...

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Video: REED MULLIN, KARL AGELL Perform CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's 'Blind' Album At KATHERINE LUDWIG Benefit Concert

Karl Agell, who sang on the classic CORROSION OF CONFORMITY (C.O.C.) album "Blind" (1991), and founding C.O.C. member Reed Mullin (drums) performed the entire original version of the "Blind" LP on Sunday, November 9 at the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh, North Carolina. Agell and Mullin were joined in the group by Scott Little and TR ...

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CARCASS: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Entire Richmond Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of CARCASS' entire November 5 performance at The Broadberry in Richmond, Virginia can be seen below. CARCASS will issue a collection of previously unreleased and hard-to-find tracks this November. Titled "Surgical Remission / Surplus Steel", all the songs on the EP were recorded during the sessions for "Surgical Steel", which was produced ...

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