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PILGRIMZ: 'Shake-A-Feather' Video Posted Online

"Shake-A-Feather", the new video from the Copenhagen, Denmark-based metal/hardcore act PILGRIMZ, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's debut album, "Boar Riders", which is scheduled for release in Europe on June 23 via I Scream Records (June 20 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland). The CD was recorded with producer Jacob Hansen (HATESPHERE, ...

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ARTILLERY: New Dates Announced

Reactivated Danish thrashers ARTILLERY have scheduled the following dates: May 30 - Sysseltinget, DEN @ Sysseltinget, Hjrring May 31 - Odense, DEN @ Kansas City (with Entombed) Jun. 6-7 - Milan, ITA @ Revenge Of The True Metal part 2 Sep. 12 - Copenhagen, DEN @ The Rock Oct. 04 Barcelona, SPA @ Martohell Octoberfest ...

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METALMANIA FESTIVAL 2009: First Details Revealed

The 23rd edition of the Metalmania Festival the biggest metal event in Central-Eastern Europe will take place on the following dates: Friday, March 6, 2009 - Zlin (CZ), Novesta Hall Saturday, March 7, 2009 - Katowice (PL), Spodek Hall The Metalmania Festival has a long and great history. Running for over 20 years, it has ...

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TIMELORD Replaces BLASPHEME At Germany's KEEP IT TRUE XI Festival

TIMELORD has replaced BLASPHEME on the billing of the Keep It True XI festival, set to take place November 15, 2008 at Soundpark-Ost (ex-Rockpalast) in Wrzburg, Germany. The festival billing is now as follows: FLOTSAM AND JETSAM NASTY SAVAGE GIRLSCHOOL TOKYO BLADE ARTILLERY FORTE EVIL TIMELORD FAITH FACTOR HELLHOUND For more information, visit

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PILGRIMZ Signs With I SCREAM RECORDS

Copenhagen, Denmark-based metal/hardcore act PILGRIMZ has inked a deal with I Scream Records for the release of its debut album, "Boar Riders". The CD was recorded with producer Jacob Hansen (HATESPHERE, MNEMIC, ILLDISPOSED, INVOCATOR, RAUNCHY, MAROON) at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark and was mixed by Tue Madsen at his Antfarm studios (THE HAUNTED, SICK ...

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Reactivated Thrashers ARTILLERY To Release First-Ever DVD

Poland's Metal Mind Productions will release the first DVD from reactivated Danish thrashers ARTILLERY, entitled "One Foot in the Grave, The Other One in the Trash", on June 16 in Europe and August 5 in the USA (via MVD). According to a press release, the DVD features "a fantastic gig the thrash veterans gave at ...

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'Behind The Suit And Tie' Documentary DVD To Include Bonus CD

The producers of the upcoming heavy metal documentary "Behind The Suit And Tie" have announced that the DVD will include a free bonus CD entitled "The Soundtrack From Hell". The CD will feature contributions from many established artists such as Morgan Rose (SEVENDUST), David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Rachel Bolan (SKID ROW), Nadja Peulen (COAL CHAMBER), Jim ...

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AMON AMARTH: 'We Have A Handful Of Great New Songs Already'

Swedish Viking metallers AMON AMARTH have issued the following update: "Back from a two-week vacation we've continued working on new songs for our upcoming release. We have a handful of great songs already, soon-to-be AMON AMARTH classics, and we still have plenty of great song ideas. On March 27th were taking a break from the ...

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MERCILESS DEATH Announces 'Realm Of Terror' Street Date

MERCILESS DEATH annihilated the unsuspecting masses in early 2007 with their scorching debut "Evil in the Night". Eager to keep fans banging their heads, thrash metal purveyors MERCILESS DEATH have set a release date for their highly anticipated sophomore effort entitled "Realm of Terror", which will be unleashed on May 20. Gracing the cover of ...

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Death Brigade - AVENGER OF BLOOD

The Heavy Artillerylabel continues its winning streak, unearthing more American retro-thrash with heart, guts and spiked armbands galore. AVENGER OF BLOOD hail from Las Vegas, and their German-influenced thrash will satisfy anyone looking for that 1987 feeling they got from their old KREATOR and DESTRUCTION albums. Already turning some heads, apparently (how the hell does ...

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OPETH: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Swedish progressive metal titans OPETH have set "Watershed" as the title of their forthcoming album, due out on June 3 via Roadrunner Records (one day earlier internationally). The CD, recorded in the band's native Sweden and produced by frontman/guitarist Mikael Åkerfeldt and Jens Bogren, is a masterwork that follows the time-honored OPETH tradition; its modern ...

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NASTY SAVAGE Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE Festival

Florida metal legends NASTY SAVAGE have been confirmed for the Keep It True 11 festival, set to take place November 15, 2008 at Soundpark-Ost (ex-Rockpalast) in Würzburg, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: FLOTSAM AND JETSAM (USA) NASTY SAVAGE (USA) GIRLSCHOOL (UK) TOKYO BLADE (UK) ARTILLERY (DNK) FORTE (USA) EVIL (DNK) BLASPHEME ...

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ILLDISPOSED Confirmed For Denmark's ROYAL METAL FEST

Danish extreme metallers ILLDISPOSED have been confirmed for the Royal Metal Fest, set to take place February 8-9 at Voxhall in Århus, Denmark. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, February 8: MAYHEM (NO) ILLDISPOSED (DK) BURNING SKIES (UK) LAST MILE (DK) SPECTRAL MORTUARY (DK) Saturday, February 9: THE HAUNTED (SE) ARTILLERY (DK) ...

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NON-DIVINE Confirmed For Poland's METALMANIA Festival

Dutch metal band NON-DIVINE has been confirmed for the 2008 installment of the Metalmania festival. The 22nd edition of the festival — the biggest metal event in Central-Eastern Europe — will take place on March 8, 2008 at Spodek Hall in Katowice, Poland. The billing is shaping up as follows: MEGADETH THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN ...

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SATURNUS Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Denmark's melodic doom metal masters SATURNUS have issued the following update: "After releasing 'Veronika Decides To Die' in 2006 and touring the States, Russia and parts of Europe, SATURNUS and bass player Lennart Jacobsen has decided to go our separate ways. No hard feelings involved and we wish him the best of luck with his ...

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VADER Preparing For 'XXV Anniversary Tour 2008'

Veteran Polish death metallers VADER have issued the following update: "In 2008 VADER will celebrate their XXV anniversary. To add more splendor to it, the main Polish death metal force will appear on their headlining 'XXV Anniversary Tour 2008'. "It's going to be a very special tour! Exclusively for that occasion the band will prepare ...

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EXMORTUS Signs With HEAVY ARTILLERY RECORDS

Southern California's EXMORTUS has inked a deal with New York's Heavy Artillery Records. The group's debut album, "In Hatred's Flame", is tentatively scheduled for release in April 2008. From humble beginnings in a dusty Southeast L.A. garage in 2002, EXMORTUS have risen to become one of Southern California's top metal headliners. From clubs to backyards ...

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