SHADOWS FALL Begin Work On “The Art Of Balance”

Massachusetts-based quintet SHADOWS FALL, featuring new drummer Jason Bittner (formerly of STIGMATA and CRISIS), have entered Planet Z studios with producer Zeuss (i.e. GOD FORBID, HATEBREED) to record their third full-length album, tentatively entitled The Art Of Balance, which is scheduled to be released this summer through Century Media Records. Among the tracks set to ...

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DEADSY Enlist LIMP BIZKIT's DURST To Direct First Video

DEADSY, featuring frontman P. Exeter Blue I (aka Elijah Blue, son of actress/singer Cher and Gregg Allman), shot a video for the track "The Key to Gramercy Park" at Hayvenhurst Studios in Van Nuys, California with LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst in the director's chair. The song, which comes off the group's long-delayed Commencement CD, ...

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ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Graspop Metal Meeting festival, which is scheduled to take place on Friday, July 5th and Saturday, July 6th in Dessel, Belgium. The list of acts set to appear at the event now looks like this: SLAYER HALFORD SAXON MY DYING BRIDE ...

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AFTER FOREVER Part With Guitarist, Replacement Announced

Dutch gothic/atmospheric doom metal act AFTER FOREVER have parted ways with guitarist and founding member Mark Jansen due to “musical differences”. “Mark was one of the founders and forces behind AFTER FOREVER,” reads the group's official statement on the split. “We thank him for his important contribution to the success that the band has gained ...

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SKINLAB's ESQUIVEL Recounts SOIL, HEADSTRONG Tour Shenanigans

SKINLAB frontman Steev Esquivel recently commented on the shenanigans that took place on the final night of the group's US tour with SOIL and HEADSTRONG, which took place on Monday, April 1st in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Stated Esquivel, “it was April Fools day, so we had to start early with our fun stuff. First off, our ...

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Former CHUM Members Resurface In HYATARI

HYATARI is a newly-formed audio/visual venture conceived and executed by guitarist Mac Walker and bassist Chris Tackett, formerly of Huntington, West Virginia artists CHUM (Century Media), and electronic composer/DJ Brett Fuller. Blending elements from metal to noise to psychedelic, the HYATARI project “attempts to challenge genre specifications while retaining a cohesive yet expansive foundation”. For ...

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