Former SLEEP Members Launch New Band

Former SLEEP members Al Cisneros (bass/vocals) and Chris Haikus (drums) have formed a brand-new two-piece band called OM, according to StonerRock.com. "The hallmarks of OM are mondo drums with the greatest sonic bass waves this side of the giant black hole drone found in our galaxy," according to a posting on the site. ...

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THROCULT To Enter Studio In June

Denver, Colorado-based black/death metal band THROCULT will be entering Flatline Audio Studios (formerly Hellion Studios) in June with producer Dave Otero to begin recording their new full-length album, entitled "Order of the Lunar Temple". "This is our fastest, blackest, most brutal material to date and we are very excited to release these album with our ...

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INTERNAL BLEEDING Change Projected Title Of New CD

Long Island death metallers INTERNAL BLEEDING have reportedly changed the projected title of their next studio album to "Onward to Mecca" from the previously announced "Hatefuel". No reason was given for the title change. The group's first CD with vocalist Jerry Lowe (ex-BODYFARM) is due later in the year through Olympic Recordings. ...

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BYZANTINE To Open For PRONG In June

West Virginia-based "tech-metal" band BYZANTINE have been confirmed as the opening act for PRONG on a two-week run of dates in late June. "We're totally stoked and completely honored to be opening for them," BYZANTINE write on their web site. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. BYZANTINE's debut album, "The Fundamental Component", was ...

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GLUECIFER Film Norwegian Concert For Upcoming DVD

Norwegian rock 'n' rollers GLUECIFER recorded a live concert in Bergen, Norway this past weekend for an upcoming DVD. "We're very excited, as it turned out great, loads of people, and a great atmosphere," the band write on their web site. "The release will hit the streets this fall, and there will be lots of ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT: East Coast Dates Announced

AGNOSTIC FRONT have lined up the following East Coast dates during July: Jul. 09 - Baltimore, MD - Otto Bar Jul. 11 - Farmingdale, NY - The Downtown Jul. 16 - Wilkes-Barre, PA - The Zoo Jul. 24 - Elizabeth, NJ – Rexplex AGNOSTIC FRONT recently spent time in at Planet Z studio in Massachusetts ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD: Early Recordings To See Light Of Day?

PUDDLE OF MUDD singer and guitarist Wes Scantlin has told Launch Radio Networks that he has nearly two albums' worth of material from the band's early days that he would like to release at some point. "I have twenty other songs right now, that were written about seven to eight years ago, that nobody even ...

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