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MASTER's PAUL SPECKMANN: I Found More Freedom In Czech Republic Than I Ever Found In The USA

By: Scott Alisoglu MASTER's Paul Speckmann has been fighting metal's good fight since 1983. Considered one of death metal's originators, Speckmann has persevered through lineup changes, numerous record labels, and thousands of miles on the road on tours of varying success. One thing is for certain though; MASTER has influenced many bands over the years ...

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THE ROTTED Announces New Bassist

The UK's THE ROTTED (formerly GOREROTTED) has issued the following update: "THE ROTTED are pleased to announce their new bassist as none other than The Reverend Trudgill, former frontman of eccentric British Metal loons SCREAMIN' DAEMON. The Church Of Daemonology founder has already played two festivals with the band and has proven to be perfect ...

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THE ROTTED Parts Ways With Bassist

The UK's THE ROTTED (formerly GOREROTTED) has parted ways with bassist Wilson. "New priorities in his personal life have made it apparent that he'll no longer be able to commit 100% to the upcoming plans and fast-moving future of the band, therefore he's taken the decision to step down as bass guitarist," the group says ...

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Reunited ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT At San Francisco's TIDAL WAVE FESTIVAL; Video Available

Capital Chaos has posted video footage of the reunited San Francisco Bay Area hardcore/crossover/thrash metal band ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT — featuring drummer Chris Kontos (MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT) — performing at the Tidal Wave Festival on July 5, 2008 at the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater in San Francisco's McLaren Park. Watch the clip below. ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT ...

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ANATA Checks In From The Studio

Swedish death metallers ANATA, who are currently recording their as-yet untitled upcoming new album, have decided to do things differently this time around. In vocalist/guitarist Fredrik Schalin's words, "Why waste money in the studio, let's buy their equipment instead!" Schalin and bassist Henrik Drake reveal details of the recording method, some of the band's new ...

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