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TOURNIQUET To Release 'Antiseptic Bloodbath' This Summer

Christian metallers TOURNIQUET will release a new album, "Antiseptic Bloodbath", this summer via Pathogenic Records. A teaser trailer for the CD can be seen below. Also available is the album's cover artwork, which was created by Travis Smith of Seempieces (OPETH, DEVIN TOWNSEND, NEVERMORE, ICED EARTH, DEATH, AMORPHIS). Commented TOURNIQUET: "The title track, 'Antiseptic Bloodbath', ...

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MARILYN MANSON: Video Footage Of U.S. Tour Kick-Off

MARILYN MANSON kicked off his U.S. tour this past Friday, April 27 at Lupo's in Providence, Rhodie Island. The setlist for the concert was as follows: 01. Hey, Cruel World... 02. Disposable Teens 03. The Love Song 04. No Reflection 05. mOBSCENE 06. The Dope Show 07. Slo-Mo-Tion 08. Rock Is Dead 09. Personal Jesus ...

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'Metal Bible' Finally Available In English

After years of hard work, the Metal Bible has finally been released in both English and German. The Metal Bible was made available in time for the Wacken Open Air festival in Germany, where more than 12,000 copies were distributed. Over 60,000 copies of the Metal Bible's Swedish version have been made available since its ...

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TOURNIQUET Seeks Funding For New Album

Christian neo-classical progressive thrash metal band TOURNIQUET has issued the following update: "We're continually encouraged by the flood of people asking 'When will we get a new TOURNIQUET album?' Well, we've been working to make it happen. "Here's the deal: due to the current great opportunities for artists to 'do it themselves,' and on the ...

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TOURNIQUET Drummer's Solo Album Available For Streaming

Drummer Ted Kirkpatrick of the Christian neo-classical progressive thrash metal band TOURNIQUET has just released his first solo album, entitled "Ode To A Roadkill". The CD contains "seven brand new songs of hypnotic plodding stoner metal" and is described as "a 42-minute wall of sound made possible by vintage Orange and Sunn amps. 'Vocals' courtesy ...

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TOURNIQUET Taps Producer NEIL KERNON For New Album

Drummer Ted Kirkpatrick of the Christian neo-classical progressive thrash metal band TOURNIQUET has issued the following update: "I have three exciting things to tell you about. "I have just completed recording my first solo album called 'Ode To A Roadkill'. The title track refers to the sad reality of the millions of animals who die ...

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DEUS INVICTUS Signs With BOMBWORKS RECORDS

Bombworks Records has announced the signing of DEUS INVICTUS. The band will enter Red Room 104 Studios in January with Charles Clifton to record its first full-length — a concept album featuring over one hour of music — for a mid-2009 release. Hailing from the greater Atlanta area in Georgia, DEUS INVICTUS plays a unique ...

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TOURNIQUET To Co-Headline Germany's LEGENDS OF ROCK Festival

TOURNIQUET and BLOODGOOD will co-headline next year's Legends Of Rock festival, set to take place April 4, 2009 in Ennepetal, Germany. TOURNIQUET's last studio release, 2003's "Where Moth and Rust Destroy" (Metal Blade), featured special guest appearances by guitarists Marty Friedman (ex-MEGADETH) and Bruce Franklin (TROUBLE). Watch footage of TOURNIQUET performing a cover of STRYPER's ...

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Brazil's ARNION Signs With RETROACTIVE RECORDS

Retroactive Records has announced the signing of the Brazilian thrash/speed metal band ARNION. The group's full length debut, "Fall Like Rain", features "articulate riffs, gripping hooks, and the muscular brute force that brings to mind KREATOR, ULTIMATUM, EXODUS, TOURNIQUET, and AUSTRIAN DEATH MACHINE," according to a press release. "Fall Like Rain (Expanded Edition)" is digitally ...

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BOARDERS Signs With RETROACTIVE RECORDS

Retroactive Records has annouced the signing of the Italy-based thrash/power metal band BOARDERS. The group's new album, "The World Hates Me", is scheduled for release in January 2009. A band that can trace its history back to the late Eighties, BOARDERS presents a unique melding of the aggressive and melodic that draws extensively from the ...

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EVANESCENCE: 'Saxophone Tribute' Out Now

Chamber Musik Records has just released "Saxophone Tribute To Evanescence Featuring G-Clef Trio". The 11-song effort features renditions of the following EVANESCENCE tracks: 01. Going Under 02. Everybody's Fool 03. My Immortal 04. Haunted 05. Tourniquet 06. Imaginary 07. Taking Over Me 08. Hello 09. My Last Breath 10. Whisper 11. Bring Me To Life ...

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TOURNIQUET Confirmed For Norway's NORDIC FEST

Christian neo-classical progressive thrash metal band TOURNIQUET has been confirmed as one of the headliners of the Nordic Fest 2008, set to take place November 13-16 at Sub Scene in Oslo, Norway. Joining TOURNIQUET for the performance will be former STRYPER bassist Tim Gaines, who previously appeared with the band at the Flevo Festival, held ...

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MARILYN MANSON Plays First Show With WES BORLAND; Photos Available

MARILYN MANSON played its first show with new guitarist Wes Borland (LIMP BIZKIT, BLACK LIGHT BURNS) Friday night (August 15) at the ETP Festival (Eerie Taiji People Festival) in Seoul, Korea. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Cruci-Fiction In Space 02. Disposable Teens 03. Irresponsible Hate Anthem 04. Great Big White World 05. mOBSCENE ...

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TOURNIQUET Taps Former STRYPER Bassist For FLEVO FESTIVAL

Christian neo-classical progressive thrash metal band TOURNIQUET has enlisted former STRYPER bassist Tim Gaines for its upcoming appearance at the Flevo Festival, an open-air Christian music festival set to take place August 14-17 at a recreation area near Voorst, The Netherlands. The festival was first organized as Kamperland Festival in 1978 by the Dutch arm ...

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TOURNIQUET Guitarist Quits

Guitarist Aaron Guerra of the Los Angeles-based Christian neo-classical progressive thrash metal band TOURNIQUET has issued the following statement: "I am passing along the news to everyone that I have stepped down as the guitarist of TOURNIQUET. I am unable to continue in my role as TOURNIQUET's guitarist and still focus on my family the ...

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TOURNIQUET Drummer Offers Update On Label Search, New Album

Drummer Ted Kirkpatrick of the Christian metal band TOURNIQUET has issued the following update: "Many people have been asking us, 'When are we going to get a new TOURNIQUET album? 'Where Moth and Rust Destroy' came out in 2003.' "We are really encouraged to know so many people are looking forward to more music from ...

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WITH DEAD HANDS RISING To Release 'Expect Hell' In April

Minneapolis, Minnesota's WITH DEAD HANDS RISING will release its new album, "Expect Hell", on April 29 through Mediaskare Records. Featuring 11 tracks, the CD was produced by John Clardy and mixed by Zack Ohren (AS BLOOD RUNS BLACK, ALL SHALL PERISH, EMBRACE THE END). Three of those songs — "Concentrated Contamination", "The Possession", and "Beckoning ...

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TOURNIQUET Confirmed For Germany's CHRISTMAS ROCKNIGHT

Christian thrash metallers TOURNIQUET have been confirmed for the Christmas Rocknight international Christian music event, set to take place December 7-8 in Ennepetal, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up a follows: DISCIPLE PILLAR POKEN PROJECT 86 TOURNIQUET TREE 63 FIREFLIGHT BUILDING 429 FLATFOOT 56 VERRA CRUZ SARAH BRENDEL MAKE UP YOUR MIND ILLUMINANDI WAITING ...

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TOURNIQUET To Headline CORNERSTONE CALIFORNIA

Christian thrash metallers TOURNIQUET will headline the Sanctuary Stage at the Cornerstone California festival on Friday, September 28 at Oak Canyon Ranch in Silverado, CA. The band will hit the state at 11:00 p.m. Also scheduled to appear are DEMON HUNTER, EMERY, HASTE THE DAY and MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER, among others. For ...

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Former EVANESCENCE Drummer ROCKY GRAY Comments On His Departure

Rocky Gray, longtime drummer for multi-platinum rockers EVANESCENCE, has confirmed reports that he has quit the band. Best known prior to EVANESCENCE as the guitar player for seminal Christian metal bands LIVING SACRIFICE (a band whose members went on to join P.O.D., NORMA JEAN and more) and SOUL EMBRACED, Rocky joined EVANESCENCE shortly after the ...

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TOURNIQUET To Take Part In Online Chat

Christian thrash metallers TOURNIQUET will take part in an online chat on Sunday, January 21 at 8:00 p.m. CST at this location. The chat will be open to anyone and there is no registration required. As previously reported, TOURNIQUET has been confirmed for the 2007 edition of the Sonshine Festival, set to take ...

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Former TOURNIQUET Members Recruit New Drummer

Former TOURNIQUET members Victor Macias (bass), Erik Mendez (guitar), and Gary Lenaire (guitar) have announced the addition of drummer Al Velasquez (DW Drums) to their brand new project 2050. The group, which cites its influences as BLACK SABBATH, SLAYER, MAGMA and MOTÖRHEAD, has a MySpace page at this location. Lenaire played on all ...

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The Reckoning - PILLAR

Traditionally, Christian rock has been maligned as a diet-soda take on the real thing, a somewhat (ahem) soulless Xerox designed to give the religious market an almost-as-good alternative to what the secular kids are listening to. There have been obvious exceptions — BELIEVER and TOURNIQUET immediately come to mind as innovative, exceptional metal bands regardless ...

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Former TOURNIQUET Members Rejoin Forces In 2050

Former TOURNIQUET members Victor Macias (bass), Erik Mendez (guitar), and Gary Lenaire (guitar) are back together and working on new music with their brand new project 2050. The group, which cites its influences as BLACK SABBATH, SLAYER, MAGMA and MOTÖRHEAD, has launched its MySpace page at this location. Lenaire played on all of ...

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