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Former VOIVOD Bassist BLACKY Launches CŒUR ATOMIQUE

Original VOIVOD member Jean-Yves Thériault (a.k.a. Blacky) has joined forces with fellow bassist Monica Emond in a new project called CŒUR ATOMIQUE. The group's music was written for two basses and electronics and is accompanied on stage by "powerful" film projections. CŒUR ATOMIQUE's debut album called "Landscape of Emergency I ~", will be released on ...

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VOIVOD To Record New Album In August

Progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD have announced a new string of dates in support of their latest mini-CD, "Post Society". The trek, which will kicked off in early June, will see the band playing festivals and club shows in Europe as well as selected dates in their Canadian home afterwards, including an appearance as support ...

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Read CELTIC FROST Chapter From 'Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records' Book

Deliberation Press and Iron Pages Books have just released the book "Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records", which tackles the complicated history of Germany's Noise Records, one of the most influential European independent heavy metal record companies of the 1980s. The creation of Karl-Ulrich Walterbach, Noise was responsible for signing and developing ...

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'Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records' Book Author Guests On 'Black Night Meditations' (Audio)

On Friday, March 3, WSCA 106.1 FM's metal show "Black Night Meditations" broadcast a special four-hour program that focused solely on seminal German record label Noise Records, airing music from KREATOR, CORONER, DARK AVENGER, GRINDER, DEATHROW, WATCHTOWER, D.A.M., HELLOWEEN, VENDETTA, IRON FORCE, CELTIC FROST, MIDAS TOUCH, V2, ROSY VISTA, and many more. In addition to ...

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'Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records' Book Due In March

Deliberation Press and Iron Pages Books have announced a March 24 English/German language release of "Damn The Machine - The Story Of Noise Records". (German title: "Systemstörung: Die Geschichte Von Noise Records") Authored by American metal journalist David E. Gehlke, the book features cover art by VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and a foreword penned ...

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TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: Second Album Completed

TAU CROSS, the veteran punk / metal collective revolving around AMEBIX bassist / frontman Rob "The Baron" Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, and members of MISERY and WAR//PLAGUE, has completed recording its sophomore full-length album, tentatively titled "A Pillar Of Fire". A summer 2017 release via Relapse Records is expected. The new disc was ...

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Video Premiere: VOIVOD's 'Post Society'

After completing a comprehensive European tour with Century Media Records labelmates ENTOMBED A.D., Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD are wrapping up a busy year of promoting their "Post Society" EP, and are now launching a promotional video clip for its title track. The clip, which was shot by Dirk Behlau of the Beastwood Film ...

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Dead to the World - HELMET

Page Hamilton will spiel rhetoric all over a press release before he'll get to telling you about the new HELMET album, the first since 2010's "Seeing Eye Dog". Religious tchotchkes, perfume lines, spying neighbors, rattled off like a slam—nearly a bigger WTF moment than some of the challenging peculiarities awaiting the HELMET fan on "Dead ...

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VOIVOD Is Working On New Concept Album, Says AWAY

FOK! recently conducted an interview with drummer Michel "Away" Langevin of Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the band's latest release, the "Post Society" EP, Away said: "It does have ingredients from '80s and '90s and the Jason [Newsted, former VOIVOD bassist] years, but with a ...

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Early Signs of Denial - BLACK ABSINTHE

Toronto metal trio BLACK ABSINTHE ring in their fifth year together with their first LP after dropping three EPs at Bandcamp. Funny thing with "Early Signs of Denial" is, it still only clocks a total playing time of 26:18. Then again, BLACK ABSINTHE does quite a bit within each of their songs, wrangling together bits ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY's Iconic Logo Realized As Solid Sterling Silver Ring

U.K.-based alternative jewelry company Seventh Circle Artworks has collaborated with American rockers CORROSION OF CONFORMITY on a limited release of their iconic logo, realized as a solid sterling silver ring. Alex from Seventh Circle Artworks comments: "We have spoken to Woodroe [CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist Woody Weatherman] a few times over the past couple of ...

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VOIVOD Announces Split 7" Release With ENTOMBED A.D.

While work is underway for Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD's next studio album, expected for 2017, the band has announced its next split seven-inch EP release, following up the most recent ones with labelmates AT THE GATES and NAPALM DEATH. In the light of the next European tour pairing, VOIVOD is this time teaming ...

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RINGWORM: Entire 'Snake Church' Album Available For Streaming

"Snake Church",, the eighth full-length album from Cleveland hardcore/thrash heavyweights RINGWORM, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. The CD will be released on July 29 via Relapse. After having converted metalheads and hardcore fans alike with their intense, no-holds-barred live shows and consistently punishing albums over the course of the ...

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RINGWORM Releases 'Shades Of Blue' Video

"Shades Of Blue", the new video from Cleveland hardcore/thrash heavyweights RINGWORM, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's eighth full-length album, "Snake Church", which will be released on July 29 via Relapse. RINGWORM vocalist James "Human Furnace" Bulloch describes the "Shades Of Blue" clip as "not horror, but more of a ...

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RINGWORM To Release 'Snake Church' Album In July

Cleveland quintet RINGWORM will release its eighth full-length album, "Snake Church", on July 29 via Relapse. After having converted metalheads and hardcore fans alike with their intense, no-holds-barred live shows and consistently punishing albums over the course of the last 25-plus years, RINGWORM once again prove that they are in a league of their own ...

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Akroasis - OBSCURA

It's been five years since German death-prog quartet OBSCURA dropped its well-toasted "Omnivium" album. Since then, Steffen Kummerer and Linus Klausenitzer watched guitarist Christian Muenzner and drummer Hannes Grossmann leave the band as Rafael Trujillo (no relation to fellow bassist Robert) and Sebastian Lanser have since taken their places. Muenzner reportedly left over creative differences ...

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