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TORTURE KILLER Set Working Title For New Album

Brutal Finnish death metallers TORTURE KILLER have set "Multiple Counts of Murder" as the tentative title of their upcoming CD, due before the end of the year through Holland's Karmageddon Media. "A lot of REALLY strong material is already finished and the rest will be completed during the summer," the band write on their web ...

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ADRIFT: First Shows Announced

ADRIFT, the hard rock project featuring CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Jack Owen, have lined up the following shows during May: May 22 – Ybor City, FL @ Masquerade May 27 – West Hollywood, CA @ Whisky A-Go-Go Also appearing at the Ybor City show will be MR. BELLA, COLETTA and ALLELE. The West Hollywood concert is ...

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ADRIFT: Video Posted Online

ADRIFT, the hard rock project featuring CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Jack Owen, have completed work on their video for the track "Empty Dreams". Shot on professional DV, and directed and edited by Gary Schutt (of Jeff Scott Soto fame), the clip is a social commentary on "picking up the pieces of a shattered life and moving ...

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IMAGIKA Finalize Title, Track Listing For New CD

San Francisco power/thrash metallers IMAGIKA have set "Devils on Both Sides" as the title of their fourth full-length album, tentatively due later in the year through an as-yet-undetermined label. "[Producer] Neil Kernon [NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE] has been working on the new CD tying up all the loose ends and we should have the mix ...

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POSSESSED Tribute Album: U.S. Release Date Confirmed

Candlelight Records has set May 18 as the U.S. release date for the POSSESSED tribute album, entitled "Tribute To Possessed... Seven Gates of Horror". The mid-priced recording features selections from CANNIBAL CORPSE, AMON AMARTH, VADER and many other metal notables. Included on the CD is an appearance by POSSESSED frontman Jeff Becerra as a special ...

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CARPATHIAN FOREST Singer Suffers Injury, Band To Perform Instrumental Set At NO MERCY FESTIVALS

Tour manager Joey Severance has issued a statement regarding CARPATHIAN FOREST's participation in this year's No Mercy Festivals European tour, which is scheduled to begin Tuesday (March 30) in Osnabrück, Germany. Says Severance: "Several days ago, [CARPATHIAN FOREST] vocalist Nattefrost was involved in an accident and suffered torn muscles and a fracture of his collar ...

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ADRIFT Complete Principal Photography For Video

ADRIFT, the hard rock project featuring Jack Owen of CANNIBAL CORPSE, has finished two grueling days of photography for their video for the song "Empty Dreams". Shot in various locations by Gary Schutt of JEFF SCOTT SOTO fame and Paul Bigotti of Savage Armadillo Productions ("Web of Darkness", "Unearthed"), the clip, shot on professional digital ...

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AVIDOST Recording Debut Album With Veteran Producer NEIL KERNON

Veteran producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE, QUEENSRŸCHE) is currently working with an unsigned, female-fronted band called AVIDOST. Based out of Chicago, Illinois, the five-piece group "has a lot of different flavors to their music, from black metal, to progressive metal to well — lots of their own styles too," according to Kernon. Consisting ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Announce Mexican Dates

Veteran death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE have announced the details of their upcoming Mexican tour. The dates are as follows: May 26 - Puebla, Puebla, MEX @ Salon Los Angeles May 27 - Guadalajara, Jalisco, MEX @ Hard Rock Live May 28 - Monterrey, N.L., MEX @ TBA May 29 - San Luis Potosi, S.L.P., MEX ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Enter German Album Chart At No. 74

CANNIBAL CORPSE's latest CD, "The Wretched Spawn", entered the German Media Control Album chart at position No. 74. According to the band's record label, Metal Blade Records, this is "pretty good, especially considering the fact that shitloads of copies were imported to Germany from abroad due to the more brutal artwork of that version." "The ...

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ABORTED Announce New Drummer

Belgian gory death metallers ABORTED have announced the addition of drummer Gilles Delecroix to the group's ranks. Gilles replaces longtime drummer Frank, who amicably left the group last month due to "musical differences." "This French little pervert will be playing all shows from now on & we can tell you we're thrilled to have him ...

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ABORTED: New Song Available For Download

Belgian gory death metallers ABORTED have posted an MP3 of their new track "Gestated Rabidity" at their official web site. Download it here. "Gestated Rabidity" comes off the group's upcoming mini-CD, "The Haematobic", due on April 19 through Listenable Records. As previously reported, the track listing for the EP is as follows: 01. ...

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SOUNDSCAN Report: CANNIBAL CORPSE, PRONG, GOD FORBID, APARTMENT 26

CANNIBAL CORPSE's "The Wretched Spawn" sold 4,224 copies in the U.S. in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. As previously reported, DEICIDE's latest, "Scars of the Crucifix", registered a first-week tally of 4,342. In other SoundScan news, GOD FORBID's "Gone Forever" moved 2,816 pieces in its opening week, while APARTMENT 26's "Music ...

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ABORTED Part Ways With Drummer

Belgian gory death metallers ABORTED have parted ways with longtime drummer Frank. "The reason of the break up with Frank is mainly due to musical reasons," the band write on their web site. "He is a great guy and we wish him the best of luck in his further musical & non musical career." Replacing ...

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HATEBREED, SLAPSHOT Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

HATEBREED and SLAPSHOT are the latest act confirmed for this year's installment of the Waldrock festival, set to be held June 19, 2004 in Bergum, Holland. The following acts are currently scheduled to appear at the festival (in alphabetical order): CANNIBAL CORPSE CRADLE OF FILTH EXODUS FINNTROLL HATEBREED MONSTER MAGNET MY DYING BRIDE SLAPSHOT TESTAMENT ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE, VADER Among Bands On POSSESSED Tribute CD

Holland's Karmageddon Media has just issued a tribute CD to the legendary San Francisco Bay Area death metallers POSSESSED. Entitled "Tribute To Possessed... Seven Gates of Horror", the album features "some of the most respected names in the scene paying tribute to this legendary act," according to an official press release. Included on the CD ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION To Enter Studio This Weekend

San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION have posted the following message on their official web site: "CATTLE enter the studios this weekend in Burbank, CA with Bill Metoyer (SLAYER, W.A.S.P., SIX FEET UNDER) at the helm!!! We'll be recording all the drums starting this weekend and then heading down here in San Diego to the ...

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ADRIFT: CANNIBAL CORPSE Side Project Completes Debut EP

ADRIFT, the hard rock side project of CANNIBAL CORPSE guitarist Jack Owen, have completed work on their debut EP at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida (GOD FORBID, MONSTROSITY, TRIVIUM) with CAPHARNAUM leader Jason Suecof at the board. Co-produced by Suecof and ADRIFT, the EP "showcases ADRIFT's unique sound and approach to accessible songwriting," according to ...

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