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ZONARIA Signs With LISTENABLE RECORDS

Swedish death/black metallers ZONARIA have inked a deal with Listenable Records. The band's long-awaited third album, "Arrival Of The Red Sun", was recorded at Abyss studio in Sweden with producer Jonas Kjellgren (SCAR SYMMETRY, SONIC SYNDICATE, HYPOCRISY, CENTINEX, CARNAL FORGE) for July 23 release in Europe and August 14 in North America. According to a ...

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CAGE Frontman Interviewed On 'Black Night Meditations' (Audio)

WSCA 106.1 FM's "Black Night Meditations" recently conducted an interview with vocalist Sean Peck of San Diego metallers CAGE. Topics discussed included the latest CAGE album, "Supremacy Of Steel"; the band's plans for the follow-up effort; and the Marvel comics universe. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. "Black Night ...

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Eat Dog Eat - FASTWAY

How many times have you read a review in which the riff described was referenced as something reminiscent of Fast Eddie Clarke's work in MOTÖRHEAD or in some cases FASTWAY? His axe tone and the little things he does, like the twist at the end or a riff or a certain way that the run ...

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS: 'Oceania' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS will release their new album, "Oceania", on June 19 via EMI Label Services/Caroline distribution. Produced by THE SMASHING PUMPKINS' frontman Billy Corgan, "Oceania" is an intense and dynamic offering that will appeal to new and existing fans of THE SMASHING PUMPKINS alike. "Oceania", the band's seventh studio record, is “an album within ...

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Former OPETH Drummer's SOEN: 'Delenda' Video Released

"Delenda", the new video from SOEN — the project featuring Swedish drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH), bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, TESTAMENT, DEATH, ICED EARTH), vocalist Joel Ekelöf (WILLOWTREE), and guitarist Kim Platbarzdis — can be seen below. The clip was helmed by director Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with ...

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THE SMASHING PUMPKINS Pick EMI LABEL SERVICES For Launch Of New Album

EMI Label Services/Caroline distribution has announced that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Martha's Music to release the highly anticipated album from THE SMASHING PUMPKINS entitled "Oceania" on June 19. The agreement covers the world excluding Canada, Brazil and Australia. Produced by THE SMASHING PUMPKINS' frontman Billy Corgan, "Oceania" is an intense and ...

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BRENDON SMALL'S GALAKTIKON: First Taste Of 'A High Stakes Intergalactic Extreme Rock Album'

Brendon Small, co-creator of "Metalocalypse", the smash hit animated series on Adult Swim featuring the fictitious metal band DETHKLOK, has written and produced BRENDON SMALL'S GALAKTIKON "A High Stakes Intergalactic Extreme Rock Album", the debut release from his long-awaited side project. Due in April, the CD's arrival will coincide with the Season 4 premiere of ...

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BILLY CORGAN Compares New Music Artists To Strippers

According to The Pulse Of Radio, SMASHING PUMPKINS frontman Billy Corgan blasted the current state of the music industry and alternative rock on Monday (March 12) in an interview conducted by author Brian Solis at the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas. Corgan joked that even artists with real talent would have to ...

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PENNYWISE To Release 'All Or Nothing' In May

Notorious Southern California punk rockers PENNYWISE are back in full force and swinging harder than ever. The band, which has inspired many throughout the world with their hard-charging songs of self-reliance and perseverance, proves itself once again with "All Or Nothing", one of its most powerful and heartfelt albums to date. The album will hit ...

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Xes and Strokes - BEATEN TO DEATH

I'm surprised that it wasn't until recently that I came across an extreme metal band called BEATEN TO DEATH. You'd think the name would have been taken years ago and used by at least one relatively "known" act, though I've not done even a cursory level of research to ascertain whether other acts within the ...

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Former OPETH Drummer's SOEN: Video For Acoustic Version Of 'Ideate' Posted Online

SOEN — the project featuring Swedish drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH), bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, TESTAMENT, DEATH, ICED EARTH), vocalist Joel Ekelöf (WILLOWTREE), and guitarist Kim Platbarzdis — filmed a video for an acoustic version of the song "Ideate" last week in Finland with the Offtherecord.fi. You can now watch the clip below. The ...

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DETHKLOK Co-Creator's GALAKTIKON Debut: More Details Revealed

Brendon Small, co-creator of "Metalocalypse", the smash hit animated series on Adult Swim featuring the fictitious metal band DETHKLOK, has written and produced BRENDON SMALL'S GALAKTIKON "A High Stakes Intergalactic Extreme Rock Album", the debut release from his long-awaited side project. Due in April, the CD's arrival will coincide with the Season 4 premiere of ...

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DETHKLOK Co-Creator Reveals Cover Art For 'Galaktikon' Solo Album

Brendon Small, co-creator of "Metalocalypse", the smash hit animated series on Adult Swim featuring the fictitious metal band DETHKLOK, will release his first "solo" album, "Brendon Small's Galaktikon", later this year. The cover art for the CD, which was designed by Antonio Canobbio, can be seen below. In a July 2011 interview with Revolver magazine, ...

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Former OPETH Drummer's SOEN: 'Savia' Video Released

"Savia", the first-ever video from SOEN — the project featuring Swedish drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH), bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, TESTAMENT, DEATH, ICED EARTH), vocalist Joel Ekelöf (WILLOWTREE), and guitarist Kim Platbarzdis — can be seen below. The clip was helmed by director Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with ...

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Former OPETH Drummer's SOEN: New Song Available For Streaming

SOEN — the project featuring Swedish drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH), bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, TESTAMENT, DEATH, ICED EARTH), vocalist Joel Ekelöf (WILLOWTREE), and guitarist Kim Platbarzdis — will release its debut album, "Cognitive", on February 15 via Spinefarm Records. The CD was mixed by the Grammy Award-winning Canadian producer David Bottrill, who has ...

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BLACK BREATH Completes Work On Second Album

Seattle's barbaric wrecking crew BLACK BREATH has completed work on its second album for a March release via Southern Lord. Entitled "Sentenced To Life", the follow-up 2010's "Heavy Breathing" "projects an even more vile, metallic sonic attack than its predecessor, bearing is a bit less rock and roll swagger and a showcasing more full-on crushing ...

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CAGE: 'Flying Fortress' Video Released

"Flying Fortress", the new video from the San Diego, California metal band CAGE, can be seen at this location. The clip depicts the historic recount of the crucial attack by the allies on the ball-bearing plant in Schweinfurt, Germany on August 17, 1943. The song refers to the B17 bomber which was known ...

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CHRIS VRENNA Quits MARILYN MANSON

Chris Vrenna, the Grammy-Award-winning musician and producer who was most recently the drummer/keyboardist for MARILYN MANSON, has left the band to focus on his growing film and video game scoring, production career and DJ outings as well as work on the forthcoming 2012 TWEAKER release. "I'm incredibly proud of the work I did with MANSON ...

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DEAD BY APRIL: 'Lost' Video Released

"Lost", the new video from Swedish melodic rockers DEAD BY APRIL, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's second studio album, "Incomparable", which was released in Sweden on September 21 through Unviersal Music. This is actually the third single from the new album, following on from "Calling" and "Within My Heart", released ...

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Former OPETH Drummer's SOEN: Debut Album Tentative Track Listing Revealed

SOEN the project featuring Swedish drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH), bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, TESTAMENT, DEATH, ICED EARTH), vocalist Joel Ekelf (WILLOWTREE), and guitarist Kim Platbarzdis has inked a deal with Spinefarm Records. The band's debut album, "Cognitive", will be released in February 2012. The CD is being mixed by the Grammy Award-winning Canadian ...

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Former OPETH Drummer's SOEN Signs With SPINEFARM RECORDS

SOEN the project featuring Swedish drummer Martin Lopez (ex-OPETH, AMON AMARTH), bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, TESTAMENT, DEATH, ICED EARTH), vocalist Joel Ekelf (WILLOWTREE), and guitarist Kim Platbarzdis has inked a deal with Spinefarm Records. The band's debut album, "Cognitive", will be released in February 2012. The CD is being mixed by the Grammy Award-winning Canadian ...

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BARN BURNER: 'Scum Of The Earth' Video Released

"Scum Of The Earth", the Angela Boatwright-directed video from Montreal, Quebec, Canada natives BARN BURNER, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's second full-length record, entitled "Bangers II: Scum Of The Earth", which came out on June 7 via Metal Blade Records. With the volume, technicality and intensity that embodies heavy metal ...

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