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THE DRIP Signs With RELAPSE RECORDS

Relapse Records has announced the signing of the blistering grindcore quartet THE DRIP. The band's new EP, "A Presentation Of Gruesome Poetics", will be released in North America on April 15 preceded by its April 11 release in Germany and Benelux and April 14 release in the rest of the world. The EP will see ...

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I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN: 'Thirty One & Sevens' Video Released

"Thirty One & Sevens", the new video from the Australian metalcore outfit I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN, can be seen below. The clip, which was directed by Robot Army Productions (BODYJAR, ANBERLIN, THE AMITY AFFLICTION), is based in a post-apocalyptic world, and tells the story of two slaves that manage to escape and start a ...

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Error 500 - MUTATION

From the MR. BUNGLE school of weird comes British maverick Ginger Wildheart, best known for his time in THE QUIREBOYS, THE WILDHEARTS and HEY! HELLO! as well as riding shotgun with HANOI ROCKS singer Michal Monroe. Wildheart has issued the caveat that his exploratory noise metal project MUTATION is something his fans probably won't dig. ...

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LOCK UP: 'New Material Is Sounding Off The Hook'

International grindcore "supergroup" LOCK UP — featuring Tomas Lindberg (AT THE GATES, DISFEAR), Anton Reisenegger (PENTAGRAM, CRIMINAL), Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH, BRUJERIA, VENOMOUS CONCEPT) and Nick Barker (CRADLE OF FILTH, DIMMU BORGIR) — is "looking forward to another writing session for the new album in a couple of weeks down in the beautiful Basque region ...

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I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN: 'Beloved' Album Details Revealed

Australian metalcore outfit I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN will release its first album in six years, "Beloved", on February 18, 2014 in the U.S. via Epitaph Records. By their own admission, I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN have endured a decidedly checkered past. Over the years the band saw multiple vocalist changes and other personnel exchanges, ...

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STORK Adds Lead Singer VK LYNNE And Bassist KELLY LEMIEUX

Los Angeles-based heavy metal instrumental trio STORK is instrumental no more! Founding STORK members, super drummer Thomas Lang (PAUL GILBERT) and guitarist Shane Gibson (KORN) have announced their new album, "Broken Pieces" (Muso Entertainment), will feature lead singer VK Lynne (VITA NOVA, Eve's Apple) and bassist Kelly LeMieux (BUCKCHERRY, GOLDFINGER). Lang and Gibson have also ...

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NAPALM DEATH's SHANE EMBURY, Producer RUSS RUSSELL Join Forces In TRONOS Project

TRONOS is the name of a project featuring Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH) and producer Russ Russell (NAPALM DEATH, EVILE) alongside a slew of guest musicians, including drummer Dirk Verbeuren (SOILWORK), bassists Billy Gould (FAITH NO MORE) and Troy Sanders (MASTODON), and singer Silje Wergeland (THE GATHERING). The project, in which Embury and Russell both handle ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH's DAVE HUNT Interviewed By Finland's KAAOS TV (Video)

Kaaos TV conducted an interview with vocalist Dave Hunt of Birmingham, England's ANAAL NATHRAKH before the band's August 24 show at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland. You can now watch the chat below. ANAAL NATHRAKH's latest album, "Vanitas", was released on November 6, 2012 via Candlelight Records. Produced by Mick Kenney (BLEEDING THROUGH, INGESTED), the CD ...

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Video: NAPALM DEATH Bassist Explains 'Blast Beat' For 'Extreme Metal' Episode Of 'Metal Evolution'

Sam Dunn of Banger Films Inc. spoke with bassist Shane Embury of British grincore pioneers NAPALM DEATH for the "lost" episode of the "Metal Evolution" series focusing on "Extreme Metal". The episode will take viewers on an unprecedented journey across Europe and North America to tell the story of metal's most aggressive and misunderstood sub-genre. ...

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CARCASS Frontman: 'We're Not Trying To Compete With Any Bands That Are Influenced By Us'

David E. Gehlke of DeadRhetoric.com recently conducted an interview with bassist/vocalist Jeff Walker of reactivated British extreme-metal pioneers CARCASS. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. DeadRhetoric.com: With the new album ["Surgical Steel"], what was your "Hey, this is going to work" moment? Walker: In the rehearsal room; it's that simple. Bill ...

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3 INCHES OF BLOOD Guitarist Interviewed By BLOODSTOCK RADIO (Video)

Hayley Leggs of Bloodstock Radio conducted an interview with guitarist Shane Clark of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada-based metallers 3 INCHES OF BLOOD on August 10 at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. 3 INCHES OF BLOOD's latest album, "Long Live Heavy ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS, FLOWING TEARS, Ex-XANDRIA Members Featured On VITA NOVA Debut

International gothic symphonic metal project VITA NOVA, the brainchild of Los Angeles singer/songwriter VK Lynne and Italian guitarist/composer Federico Salerno, will release its self-titled debut CD in August. Recorded entirely remotely, "Vita Nova" is the work of 13 artists from six different countries in a labor of love that nearly fell apart several times. 'Everyone's ...

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FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Signs With EONE MUSIC/GOOD FIGHT MUSIC

New Jersey-based death metallers FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY have inked a deal with eOne Music/Good Fight Music. The band's new album, "Hellbound", will be released on September 10. Commented FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY guitarist Will Putney: "We're extremely happy to be working with eOne/GoodFight. I can remember buying MARTYR A.D. and FORTHELOVEOF CDs from [Good ...

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REVOKER Signs With TRANSCEND MUSIC

Transcend Music has announced the signing of Welsh rockers REVOKER to its management and label roster. The band's sophomore album will be released later this year. REVOKER's debut CD, "Revenge For The Ruthless", was released in 2011 through Roadrunner Records. REVOKER will be managed by Transcend Music founder Rob Ferguson, who states: "REVOKER is an ...

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LIKE MOTHS TO FLAMES: 'I Solemnly Swear' Video Released

"I Solemnly Swear", the new video from the Columbus, Ohio metal/hardcore act LIKE MOTHS TO FLAMES, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's second full-length album, "An Eye For An Eye", which was released on July 9 through Rise Records. The follow-up to 2011's "When We Don't Exist" was once again recorded ...

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SEW WHAT? INC. Sets The Stage For BLACK SABBATH Concert Tour

Because it was the first tour for Ozzy Osbourne and BLACK SABBATH in nearly a decade, the staging had to be as dramatic as the event itself. custom theatrical drapery manufacturer Sew What? Inc. was called upon to create a massive three-dimensional set for the rock concert tour through which huge LED video monitors blast ...

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TROUBLE Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Veteran producer Bill Metoyer (SLAYER, W.A.S.P., ARMORED SAINT, DARK ANGEL, SACRED REICH, CRYPTIC SLAUGHTER, D.R.I.) is currently mixing new album from Chicago doom-metal legends TROUBLE for a tentative summer release. Comments the band: "We'd like to thank everyone for their enthusiasm and patience in waiting on the new album. It's definitely been a long road, ...

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