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HATEBREED's 'The Divinity Of Purpose' Cracks U.S. Top 20

"The Divinity Of Purpose", the new album from Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED, sold 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 20 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous, self-titled CD opened with 15,000 units back in 2009 to enter the chart at No. 37. ...

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HATEBREED: New Video Interview With FRANK NOVINEC

Jeremy Lafrentz of Backstage Entertainment conducted an interview with guitarist Frank Novinec of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED before the band's January 28 show at Sokol Auditorium in Omaha, Nebraska. You can now watch the chat below. HATEBREED's new album, "The Divinity Of Purpose", was released on January 29 in North America via Razor & Tie ...

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CHARIOTS OF THE GODS: 'Tides Of War' Video Released

"Tides Of War", the new video from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada-based melodic death thrashers CHARIOTS OF THE GODS, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's full-length album, which was released on January 29. Produced by award-winning producer/engineer/mixer Glen Robinson, who has worked with RAMONES, AC/DC, GWAR, ANNIHILATOR and VOIVOD, the ...

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HATEBREED Guitarist Talks New Album In Video Interview

Metal-Trails.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist Frank Novinec of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED. You can now watch the chat below. HATEBREED's "Put It To The Torch" video was directed by Justin Reich (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY). The song comes off the band's latest CD, "The Divinity Of Purpose", which is available for pre-order

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CANNABIS CORPSE Signs To SEASON OF MIST

Season Of Mist has announced the signing of death metal powerhouse CANNABIS CORPSE. The Richmond, Virginia-based band is currently recording its new album for a late spring release. Regarding the new deal, the group said: "CANNABIS CORPSE cannot express how excited we are to join the ranks of Season Of Mist, as so many groundbreaking ...

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SIGH's MIRAI, DR. MIKANNIBAL Expecting First Child

Mirai Kawashima (vocals, keyboards) and Dr. Mikannibal (saxophone, vocals) of Japan's SIGH are expecting their first child. The couple got engaged last October. SIGH released its ninth album, "In Somniphobia", in March 2012 via Candlelight Records. Founded in 1990 in Tokyo, Japan, SIGH is known for its nontraditional approach to metal and music in general ...

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HATEBREED Frontman Interviewed By Sweden's 'Access: Rock' (Video)

Anna Dave Bertram of Sweden's Access: Rock recently conducted an interview with singer Jamey Jasta of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED in Stockholm. You can now watch the chat below. HATEBREED's "Put It To The Torch" video was directed by Justin Reich (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY). The song comes off the band's latest CD, "The Divinity Of ...

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GWAR Records New Song For 'The Dan Patrick Show'; Audio Available

GWAR has written and recorded a song entitled "Wheel Of Punishment" for a new segment on "The Dan Patrick Show", the renowned sports television show and syndicated radio program starring "Football Night In America" co-host Dan Patrick. You can hear the track starting around the four-minute mark in the YouTube clip below. "The Dan Patrick ...

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GWAR Frontman Interviewed On 'Radioactive Metal' (Audio)

GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus was interviewed for the latest edition of "Radioactive Metal". You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. In a recent interview with Legendary Rock Interviews, Oderus Urungus stated about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the new GWAR CD, "We've gotten going on that. We've got, ...

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HATEBREED: 'Put It To The Torch' Video Released

"Put It To The Torch", the new video from Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Justin Reich (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY). The song comes off the band's latest CD, "The Divinity Of Purpose", which is available for pre-order on iTunes (in the United States and Canada). When ...

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It's Official: BLEEDING THROUGH To Disband

It's official: California metallers BLEEDING THROUGH are calling it a day. Prior to going their separate ways, they will embark on one final tour spanning North America, Europe and Australia. The Orange County band began 14 years ago, embarking on countless international tours, inspiring multiple logo/lyric tattoos on rabid supporters, releasing no less than seven ...

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TESTAMENT's ALEX SKOLNICK Interviewed By UNDERKILL TV (Video)

Underkill TV conducted an interview with guitarist Alex Skolnick of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT at the Hard Rock Hell festival, which took place between November 29 and December 3, 2012 at Hafan-y-Mor Holiday Camp in North Wales, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. TESTAMENT played its first show with stand-in ...

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Photographer JEREMY SAFFER Teams Up With SoundCheck Hollywood For 'Capturing Music' Seminar

After a busy year, culminating with shoots for MEGADETH, COHEED AND CAMBRIA, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE, MISFITS, GWAR, ARSIS and EPICA, spreads in Alternative Press, Revolver and Outburn magazines, as well as time well spent raising over $1,500 for late SUICIDE SILENCE singer Mitch Lucker's daughter Kenadee with a legacy print series (all proceeds went to ...

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GWAR/MINISTRY Bassist CASEY ORR Pays Tribute To MIKE SCACCIA

Bassist Casey Orr (MINISTRY, RIGOR MORTIS, GWAR) has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the passing of MINISTRY and RIGOR MORTIS guitarist Mike Scaccia: "How do I say goodbye to Mike Scaccia? How do I say goodbye to my best friend, my bandmate, my songwriting partner, my mentor, and yes, sometimes my tormentor? How ...

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GWAR Frontman Pays Tribute To MIKE SCACCIA

GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (a.k.a. Oderus Urungus) has posted the following message regarding the passing of MINISTRY and RIGOR MORTIS guitarist Mike Scaccia: "The metal and music world in general lost a true legend this past week after the unexpected death of MINISTRY and RIGOR MORTIS guitar player Mike Scaccia. Mike collapsed during a RIGOR ...

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TESTAMENT: Eindhoven Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of TESTAMENT's December 3 performance at Effenaar in Eindhoven, Holland can be seen below. TESTAMENT played its first show with stand-in drummer Mark Hernandez (ex-FORBIDDEN) on November 27 at the Garage in Glasgow, Scotland. TESTAMENT's drummer of the past year, Gene Hoglan, was unable to make the recent tour due to his ...

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HATEBREED Frontman's Video Chat Posted Online

Vocalist Jamey Jasta of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED took part in an online video chat with fans yesterday (Wednesday, December 19). You can now watch the question-and-answer session below. HATEBREED's new album, "The Divinity Of Purpose" is available for pre-order on iTunes (in the United States and Canada). When fans pre-order the album, ...

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GWAR To Perform At Second Annual 'Cory Smoot Experiment'

GWAR will perform at the second annual Cory Smoot Experiment, set to take place on January 18 at the Canal Club in Richmond, Virginia. Commented the band: "It's time for the second annual Cory Smoot Experiment, where we gather to remember our dear friend and colleague, Cory Smoot, who passed away a little over a ...

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TESTAMENT: New Video Interview With ALEX SKOLNICK

Ramzine.co.uk conducted an interview with guitarist Alex Skolnick of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT at the Hard Rock Hell festival, which took place between November 29 and December 3 at Hafan-y-Mor Holiday Camp in North Wales, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. TESTAMENT played its first show with stand-in drummer Mark ...

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HATEBREED: 'The Divinity Of Purpose' Trailer Released

A two-and-a-half-minute trailer for "The Divinity Of Purpose", the new album from Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED, in which the band's frontman, Jamey Jasta discusses the CD's artwork, can be seen below. "The Divinity Of Purpose" is available for pre-order on iTunes (in the United States and Canada). When fans pre-order the album, they'll ...

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CHARIOTS OF THE GODS To Release 'Tides Of War' In January

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada's deathcore thrashers CHARIOTS OF THE GODS will release their new full-length album, "Tides Of War", on January 29, 2013. Produced by award-winning producer/engineer/mixer Glen Robinson, who has worked with RAMONES, AC/DC, GWAR, ANNIHILATOR and VOIVOD, the CD delivers 14 epic, crushing tracks to follow up their well received 2010 debut EP, "Reverence", ...

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