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WINDS OF GENOCIDE Signs With PULVERISED RECORDS

Pulverised Records has announced the signing of U.K.-based deathcrust extremos WINDS OF GENOCIDE. Spawned in 2006, WINDS OF GENOCIDE is poised to inflict apokalyptic domination with their offensive d-beat onslaught. A bastardized fusion of CIANIDE, AMEBIX, UNLEASHED and BOLT THROWER, WINDS OF GENOCIDE is working on its as-yet-titled debut full-length album, which should see the ...

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VALLENFYRE Schedules First-Ever Live Show

VALLENFYRE the new U.K. death metal band featuring Gregor Mackintosh, songwriter and guitarist of PARADISE LOST, alongside members of MY DYING BRIDE, AT THE GATES and DOOM will make its live debut on February 2, 2012 at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland. Commented Gregor: "I have a long and happy history with Helsinki. From the Lepakko ...

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VALLENFYRE: 'Cathedrals Of Dread' Video Released

"Cathedrals Of Dread", the new video from VALLENFYRE the new U.K. death metal band featuring Gregor Mackintosh, songwriter and guitarist of PARADISE LOST, alongside members of MY DYING BRIDE, AT THE GATES and DOOM can be seen below. The song comes off the group's debut album, "A Fragile King", which will be released on October ...

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AMEBIX: 'Sonic Mass' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Cult British underground heavyweights AMEBIX recently parted company with Alternative Tentacles Records after 26 years. The band has decided to step up to the challenge of releasing its own work and has founded Amebix Records in conjunction with Easyaction. They are releasing the new album and back catalogue under the new label while Profane Existence ...

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VALLENFYRE Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced the signing of U.K. death metal band VALLENFYRE. Just like SONNE ADAM from Israel, VALLENFYRE debuted with a seven-inch single on the underground label Imperium Productions and also shares a similar approach of mixing classic death metal with doom and in case of VALLENFYRE some British crust on top. Commented ...

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AMEBIX Members Discuss Forthcoming Album In New Video Interview

A brand new interview with cult British underground heavyweights AMEBIX about their forthcoming album, "Sonic Mass", can be seen below. AMEBIX recently released its first new material for almost 24 years. The song is entitled "Knights Of The Black Sun" and was made available on June 3. A limited-edition 12-inch vinyl single was issued on ...

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AMEBIX: 'Knights Of The Black Sun' Animation Video Released

Cult British underground heavyweights AMEBIX re-emerge from the darkness to release of a new single, their first new material for almost 24 years. The song is entitled "Knights Of The Black Sun" and was made available on June 3. A limited-edition 12-inch vinyl single was issued on Amebix Records, in conjunction with Profane Existence. The ...

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BOOK OF BLACK EARTH: Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Seattle-based blackened death metallers BOOK OF BLACK EARTH have posted the first in a series of video clips documenting the recording process for the band's new album, "The Cold Testament", due on May 24 via Prosthetic Records. The clip, which can be seen below, focuses on the drum-tracking sessions with Joe Axler. "The Cold Testament" ...

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NEUROSIS, Ex-DYSTOPIA Members Release KICKER Single

Oakland, California is no stranger to punk rock — the Bay Area is a countercultural mecca, after all, and has given rise to some of the most revered bands in American punk rock and metal. Tankcrimes Records also calls the joint home, and true to form, have just released yet another 'banger from a handful ...

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AMEBIX To Release 'Knights Of The Black Sun' Single

Cult British underground heavyweights AMEBIX re-emerge from the darkness to announce the release of a new single, their first new material for almost 24 years. The song is entitled "Knights Of The Black Sun" and will be made available on June 3. A limited-edition 12-inch vinyl single will be issued on Amebix Records, in conjunction ...

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AMEBIX: Video Update From The Studio

AMEBIX, one of the best-loved and most influential bands in heavy music, has spent the last two years working towards this defining moment in its storied career — the release of its first collection of all-new material since 1987. They have paired up with Decibel magazine's Deciblog to give the world a taste of what ...

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AMEBIX Announces New Album Title And Release Date

AMEBIX, one of the best-loved and most influential bands in heavy music, has spent the last two years working towards the release of its first collection of all-new material since 1987. On September 20, 2011, upon the cusp of the autumnal Equinox, the new AMEBIX album will be released. Entitled "Sonic Mass", these nine songs ...

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AMEBIX To Release 'Redux' EP This Month

Legendary U.K. crust punks AMEBIX will release a new three-song EP, "Redux", on June 28 via Profane Existence Records. The CD, which will contain live and re-recorded versions of several of the band's classics — including "Winter", "Chain Reaction" and "Arise" — was remixed by current AMEBIX drummer Roy Mayorga (NAUSEA, CRISIS, SOULFLY, STONE SOUR). ...

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RICHARD CHRISTY, ANNICK 'THE MORBID CHEF' GIROUX Interviewed On 'Talking Metal'

This latest episode of "Talking Metal" features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with acclaimed metal drummer Richard Christy (CHARRED WALLS OF THE DAMNED, ICED EARTH, DEATH, LEASH LAW, CONTROL DENIED, BURNING INSIDE). Also included an interview with Annick "The Morbid Chef" Giroux, author of "Hellbent For Cooking: The Heavy Metal Cookbook". ...

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BËEHLER Performs EXCITER Classic At 'Hellbent For Cooking' Release Party; Video Available

Video footage of BËEHLER — the Canadian band featuring the former EXCITER drummer/vocalist Dan Beehler, former EXCITER bassist Allan Johnson and guitarists Sean Brophy and Scott Walsh — performing the EXCITER classic "Pounding Metal" at the release party for "Hellbent For Cooking: The Heavy Metal Cookbook" on December 5, 2009 at the Katacombes in Montreal, ...

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Death Metal Pioneers Contribute Recipes To 'Hellbent For Cooking' Cookbook

Members of pioneering death metal bands AUTOPSY, POSSESSED, DEATH, REPULSION, SLAUGHTER, OBITUARY, MASTER, and OBSCURITY are among the more than a hundred metal bands from over thirty countries who have submitted favorite recipes to "Hellbent For Cooking: The Heavy Metal Cookbook", by Annick "The Morbid Chef" Giroux. Scheduled for release on November 24, the first-ever ...

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DREAM THEATER Confirmed For France's HELLFEST

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER have been confirmed for this year's Hellfest, set to take place June 19-21, 2009 in Clisson, France. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED ADAGIO ALL SHALL PERISH AMEBIX AMON AMARTH ANTHRAX AUGUST BURN RED AURA NOIR BACKYARD BABIES BETRAYED BLOCKHEADS BLOODCLOT BRING ME THE HORIZON CATHEDRAL COALESCE ...

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W.A.S.P., THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, BRING ME THE HORIZON Confirmed For France's HELLFEST

The following bands are newly confirmed for this year's Hellfest, set to take place June 19-21, 2009 in Clisson, France: ABORTED ADAGIO AMEBIX AUGUST BURN RED BETRAYED BLOCKHEADS BLOODCLOT BRING ME THE HORIZON COALESCE DAGOBA DEICIDE DESPISED ICON EYEHATEGOD GIRLSCHOOL GOJIRA JARBOE KATAKLYSM KEEP OF KALESSIN KICKBACK KINGDOM OF SORROW MOONSORROW NACHTMYSTIUM ORAKLE PENTAGRAM PESTILENCE ...

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WOLFBRIGADE: 'Ride For A Fall' Video Available

"Ride For A Fall", the new video from Swedish crustcore/death metal veterans WOLFBRIGADE (formerly WOLFPACK) featuring "live shots from all over," can be viewed below. WOLFBRIGADE's "Comalive" album was released late last year through Deranged (North America) and La Familia/Farwell (Europe). WOLFBRIGADE will release a split seven-inch single soon with long-running British extreme metallers BENEDICTION. ...

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KYLESA: 'Static Tensions' Track Listing Revealed

"Static Tensions", the fourth studio album from Savannah, Georgia's KYLESA, will be released on March 17 via Prosthetic Records. The CD's release will be quickly followed by the April 2 launch of a nationwide tour alongside THE HAUNTED at Pomona, California's The Glass House. Guitarist/vocalist Phillip Cope produced "Static Tensions", which was recorded at the ...

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KYLESA's New Album To Receive Vinyl Release In March

20 Buck Spin will release the vinyl version of the fourth studio album from Savannah, Georgia's KYLESA, titled "Static Tensions", in March. The regular edition will be a single LP with an eight-page LP-size booklet. A "deluxe" version will also be made available, limited to 500 copies. That version will be a gatefold 2xLP mastered ...

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