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ASHES OF ARES Parts Ways With Drummer VAN WILLIAMS

ASHES OF ARES, the band featuring former ICED EARTH members Matt Barlow and Freddie Vidales, has parted ways with drummer Van Williams (ex-NEVERMORE). Says the band: "This decision was both mutual and amicable, and we wish Van nothing but the best with GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS and any other future endeavors. "What does that mean for ...

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Video: KREATOR Performs In Oslo, Norway

Fan-filmed video footage of KREATOR's February 7 performance at Rockefeller in Oslo, Norway can be seen below. KREATOR kicked off its European tour with Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA on February 1 at La Bam in Metz, France. Also appearing on the bill are visionary Swedish melodic death metallers SOILWORK and Belgium's finest death/grind outfit ABORTED. KREATOR's ...

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PRONG To Release 'Zero Days' Album This Summer

American power trio PRONG will release its new studio album, "Zero Days", in the summer via Steamhammer/SPV. A European "Zero Days" tour, featuring appearances at some of the most coveted festivals as well as a run of headline shows, will kick off on June 16 at the Graspop Metal Meeting in Dessel, Belgium. Says PRONG ...

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OBITUARY: Lyric Video For New Song 'Turned To Stone'

The official lyric video for "Turned To Stone", a brand new song from Florida death metal veterans OBITUARY, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's self-titled, tenth studio album, which will be released on March 17 via Relapse. Picking up where 2014's "Inked In Blood" left off, OBITUARY show no signs ...

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PRODUCT OF HATE Releases 'Revolution Of Destruction' Video

"Revolution Of Destruction", the new video from Wisconsin-based newcomers PRODUCT OF HATE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's debut album, "Buried In Violence", which was released in February 2016 via Napalm Records. The CD was mixed and mastered by James Murphy, known for his work with DEATH, TESTAMENT and OBITUARY. ...

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KREATOR's 'Gods Of Violence' Tops German Chart

"Gods Of Violence", the new album from German thrash titans KREATOR, has entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 1. Commented singer, guitarist and main songwriter Mille Petrozza: "Wow! Number One in Germany! What a great day in the history of KREATOR. Words can not describe how we feel about ...

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Video Premiere: KREATOR's 'Fallen Brother'

German thrash titans KREATOR have released the official music video for the song "Fallen Brother" from their latest album, "Gods Of Violence". The track features Swiss singer/songwriter Dagobert and pays respect to fallen music icons such as Lemmy, Jeff Hanneman, Cliff Burton, Peter Steele, Prince, David Bowie and Bon Scott, among others. KREATOR frontman Mille ...

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Video Premiere: KREATOR's 'Totalitarian Terror'

German thrash titans KREATOR have released the official music video for the song "Totalitarian Terror". Check it out below. "Totalitarian Terror" is the final clip in KREATOR's new video trilogy, which was helmed by the renowned Polish video production company Grupa13 (AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH, ELUVEITIE). The track is taken from the band's new album, "Gods ...

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KREATOR Teases 'Totalitarian Terror' Video

German thrash titans KREATOR have released a teaser for their upcoming music video for the song "Totalitarian Terror". Check it out below. "Totalitarian Terror" is the final clip in KREATOR's new video trilogy, which was helmed by the renowned Polish video production company Grupa13 (AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH, ELUVEITIE). The track is taken from the band's ...

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Video Premiere: WARBRINGER's 'Silhouettes'

Los Angeles-based thrash metallers WARBRINGER will release their fifth album, "Woe To The Vanquished", on March 31 via Napalm. The disc was produced and mixed by Mike Plottnikoff (FEAR FACTORY, IN FLAMES), mastered by Howie Weinberg (SLAYER, PANTERA), with cover art by Andreas Marschall (SODOM, BLIND GUARDIAN, OBITUARY). "Woe To The Vanquished" track listing: 01. ...

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New Song Premiere: OBITUARY's 'Sentence Day'

"Sentence Day", a brand new song from Florida death metal veterans OBITUARY, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's self-titled, tenth studio album, which will be released on March 17 via Relapse. Picking up where 2014's "Inked In Blood" left off, OBITUARY show no signs of slowing down as they continue ...

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OBITUARY To Release Self-Titled Tenth Album In March

Florida death metal veterans OBITUARY will release their self-titled, tenth studio album on March 17 via Relapse. Picking up where 2014's "Inked In Blood" left off, OBITUARY show no signs of slowing down as they continue to reign as kings of death metal. Recorded at the band's home studio in Tampa, "Obituary" is a ten-track ...

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KREATOR Frontman To Take Part In Online Chat Today

German thrash titans KREATOR have released the third video trailer for their upcoming album, "Gods Of Violence". Watch KREATOR mainman Mille Petrozza talk about the inspiration for, and his favorite tracks on, the new disc. In other news, Petrozza will be take part in a Facebook live question-and-answer session today (Friday, January 6) at 11 ...

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KREATOR: Watch Second Trailer For 'Gods Of Violence' Album

German thrash titans KREATOR have released the second video trailer for their upcoming album, "Gods Of Violence". Watch KREATOR mainman Mille Petrozza talk about working with producer Jens Bogren, the featured guests and the album's production process. "Gods Of Violence" will be released on January 27, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork for ...

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Ten Thousand Ways to Die - OBITUARY

Death metal legend OBITUARY is currently working on a new album. The band's 2014 album, "Inked in Blood", reached 79 on the Billboard 200 chart. Assuming the religious right even consults Billboard (doubtful), there's something hilarious about an extreme metal act placing so high while shoving cover art that presents a decapitated, limbless and eviscerated ...

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Video Premiere: KREATOR's 'Satan Is Real'

The official video for the song "Satan Is Real" from German thrash titans KREATOR can be seen below. The clip was once again filmed with renowned video production company Grupa13, which has previously worked with AMON AMARTH, BEHEMOTH and ELUVEITIE. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Gods Of Violence", which will be ...

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KONKHRA Signs With HAMMERHEART RECORDS

Hammerheart Records has joined forces with Danish metal legends KONKHRA for catalogue reissues and a new album in 2017. Through the years, KONKHRA developed from a great old-school death metal band to a frontrunner of the more extreme death 'n' roll scene. Most people will remember KONKHRA for the 1997 release "Weed Out The Weak", ...

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WARBRINGER To Release 'Woe To The Vanquished' Album In March

Los Angeles-based thrash metallers WARBRINGER will release their fifth album, "Woe To The Vanquished", on March 31 via Napalm. The disc was produced and mixed by Mike Plottnikoff (FEAR FACTORY, IN FLAMES), mastered by Howie Weinberg (SLAYER, PANTERA), with cover art by Andreas Marschall (SODOM, BLIND GUARDIAN, OBITUARY). WARBRINGER singer John Kevill describes the new ...

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CRYSTAL VIPER Releases 'The Witch Is Back' Video

Polish heavy metallers CRYSTAL VIPER have released a video for the first single from their new album, titled "Queen Of The Witches". "The Witch Is Back" clip was produced by the Grupa 13 production house, which previously worked with KREATOR, BEHEMOTH and AMON AMARTH. "The Witch Is Back" single is available as an online stream ...

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KREATOR: Watch First Trailer For 'Gods Of Violence' Album

German thrash titans KREATOR have released the first video trailer for their upcoming album, "Gods Of Violence". Watch KREATOR mainman Mille Petrozza talk about the album's title, its creation and the band's musical evolution since the 2012's "Phantom Antichrist". "Gods Of Violence" will be released on January 27, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover ...

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KREATOR And OBITUARY To Join Forces For 'Decibel Magazine Tour'

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR will headline next year's edition of the annual Decibel Magazine Tour. Support on the trek will come from Florida death metal legends OBITUARY, old-school Ohio brutalizers MIDNIGHT and celebrated progressive death prodigies HORRENDOUS (with regional openers in select markets to be announced next year). Tickets for the 2017 Decibel Magazine ...

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TESTAMENT To Tour North America With SEPULTURA, PRONG; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT will launch a massive North American tour next April in support of their latest album, "Brotherhood Of The Snake". Support on the trek will come from Brazilian/American thrashers SEPULTURA and genre-defying stalwarts PRONG. "After four successful tours through Europe over the last six months, we are looking forward ...

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PRONG: Lyric Video For 'In Spite Of Hindrances' Song

The official lyric video for the song "In Spite Of Hindrances" from PRONG can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "X - No Absolutes", which was released on February 5 through SPV/Steamhammer as a digipak (including bonus track+poster), 2LP gatefold version (colored vinyl, CD in paper sleeve) and as ...

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