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MARTYRD To Release 'Maniac' CD Next Week

Queens, New York-based metallers MARTYRD will release their debut CD, "Maniac", on June 11. A CD-release concert has been scheduled for that same day at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City where the band will be opening for the "In Thrash WE Trust" tour featuring DEATH ANGEL and GOD FORBID. Known ...

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LITA FORD Announces Lineup For 'Touring And Recording'

'80s hard rock queen Lita Ford has announced her "current lineup for touring and recording." It is as follows: Stet Howland (W.A.S.P.) - Drums Teddy Cook (DIO) - Bass Michael T. Ross (HARDLINE, ANGEL) - Keyboards Tom Cavanagh (ALMOST QUEEN, BENT PUSSYCAT) - Guitar As previously reported, Lita Ford will play at least a couple ...

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Serbia's CASTLE FESTIVAL Cancelled

The 2008 edition of the Castle Festival, which was slated to take place July 1-5 at Smederevo Fortress in Serbia, has been cancelled. According to a posting on HELLOWEEN's web site, the festival was called off due to "the political situation and local incidents in the country." The following bands were scheduled to perform at ...

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Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival; Trailer, Anthem Video Available

This year's Metalcamp festival is scheduled to take place July 3-9, 2008 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The official trailer for the event and the Metalcamp anthem video (performed by the Slovenia-based band PROSPECT) can be viewed below. Metalcamp festival billing: Friday, July 4: Main Stage: IN FLAMES IN EXTREMO CARCASS SIX FEET UNDER WINTERSUN OCTOBER FILE ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Says He Has Spoken To SLASH About Collaborating On New Music

Sebastian Bach and his bandmates, guitarists "Metal" Mike Chlasciak and Johnny Chromatic, were at the offices of the Norwegian news web site Kjendis.no (a culture/entertainment sub-site of Dagbladet.no, Norway's second biggest newspaper) earlier today answering a number of questions submitted by the web site's readers. A couple of excerpts from the lengthy question-and-answer ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: More Perth Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SEBASTIAN BACH performing his new song "By Your Side" on May 27, 2008 at the Burswood Theatre in Perth, Australia can be viewed below (clip uploaded by YouTube user "sinnernik"). Bach has just completed a tour of Australia and New Zealand and is scheduled to fly to Europe next for a ...

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GOREAPHOBIA Signs With IBEX MOON RECORDS

Philadelphia's death metal legends GOREAPHOBIA have inked a deal with Ibex Moon Records. The band will play a few select shows this year while working on new material for its first full-length recording, due out in 2009. According to a press release, GOREAPHOBIA was "one of the most important and highly praised" death metal bands ...

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CODE Continuing Work On Sophomore Album

British/Norwegian black metal project CODE, featuring vocalist Simen Hestnaes (a.k.a. ICS Vortex; DIMMU BORGIR, ex-ARCTURUS), bassist/backing vocalist Viper (a.k.a. Vicotnik from DHG), guitarist/songwriter Aort, and drummer Adrian Erlandsson (AT THE GATES, CRADLE OF FILTH), recently entered the studio to begin recording its second album, due before the end of the year through Tabu Recordings. Commented ...

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SLAYER: 'Reign In Blood' Book Now On Sale

Continuum Books' "33 1/3: Reign in Blood", the first English-language book about SLAYER, is now on sale. The book made its world debut at Square Records in Akron, Ohio Saturday, May 31. The first three copies were signed by author D.X. Ferris, on sale for a special price of $6.66, and numbered 6, 66, and ...

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CRYSTALIC Parts Ways With Singer, Announces Replacement

Vocalist Jarno F. Moberg has left Finnish melodic death metallers CRYSTALIC. Jarno said in a statement, "It's time to go ahead. I have to leave CRYSTALIC because my heart isn't 100% in the band anymore. I've always been singer/songwriter and I want to continue my own musical journey. That means composing my own music from ...

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DEATH ANGEL: Orangevale Footage Posted Online

Capital Chaos has posted video footage of veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL performing on May 28, 2008 at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, California. Also on the bill were GOD FORBID, SOILENT GREEN and LIGHT THIS CITY. Watch the clip below. Artist Joshua Emerick, who has previously worked with THE BEATLES, CKY, SOCIAL ...

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SACRED OATH Live Album Due Next Month

Angel Thorne Music will release the new live album from Danbury, Connecticut's SACRED OATH on June 17. The enhanced CD "Till Death Do Us Part" was recorded last November during the band's European tour while promoting "Darkness Visible" (Sentinel Steel Records, 2007). The CD also contains a video filmed last year for the song "Words ...

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VOETSEK Signs With SELFMADEGOD RECORDS

San Francisco thrashers VOETSEK have inked adeal with Selfmadegod Records to release their brand-new full-length, entitled "Infernal Command". The album consists of "17 fast tracks mixing Bay Area fastcore/power violence (SPAZZ, CAPITALIST CASUALITIES) and Bay Area thrash metal (VIO-LENCE, DEATH ANGEL)," according to a press release. Comments VOETSEK drummer Scotty Karate: "The new album has ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: Perth Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SEBASTIAN BACH's May 27, 2008 concert at the Burswood Theatre in Perth, Australia can be viewed below. Bach has a three more shows left to do in Australia before he makes it over to Europe for a handful of gigs, including a couple of festival appearances. He will then take part ...

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DIRGE/Ex-SOIL Guitarist SHAUN GLASS: New Audio Interview Available

DIRGE, the new extreme metal project featuring ex-SOIL guitarist Shaun Glass, THE DOOMSDAY SOCIAL drummer James Knight (ex-THE BLANK THEORY, CHACOPA), former A TEXAS FUNERAL vocalist Jerms, bassist Brian Paz and guitarist Matt Szlachta, has scheduled the following dates: Jun. 06 - The Pearl Room - Mokena, IL (w/ DEATH ANGEL, GOD FORBID) Jun. 14 ...

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TRIVIUM: Japanese, Australian Dates Announced

Orlando, Florida-based metallers TRIVIUM have lined up the following dates: Jun. 14 - PNC Bank Arts Center Holmdel, New Jersey (w/ IRON MAIDEN) Aug. 09 - Marine Stadium (Summer Sonic) - Tokyo, Japan Aug. 10 - Maishima (Summer Sonic) - Osaka, Japan Aug. 13 - Enmore Theatre - Sydney, Australia TRIVIUM flew to Nashville, Tennessee ...

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KONKHRA: 'Religion Is A Whore' Video Posted Online

"Religion is a Whore", the new video from Danish extreme metallers KONKHRA, can be viewed below (produced by Anders Koch). The song comes off the group's long-awaited new album, "Nothing Is Sacred", which was re-recorded last year after the band encountered technical difficulties which forced it to scrap some of the previously completed early tracks. ...

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HACKNEYED: Second 'Death Prevails' Trailer Available

The second trailer for "Death Prevails", the full-length debut from south German death metal maniacs HACKNEYED, can be viewed below. The CD, which was produced by Roger Grninger and mastered by Achim Khler, is due on July 25 via Nuclear Blast Records. Four more trailers will be made available before the CD release. According to ...

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REKUIEM: New Dates Announced

REKUIEM (formerly REQUIEM), the cult NWOBHM band that was at the very start of the British metal movement alongside such names as DIAMOND HEAD and WITCHFINDER GENERAL, has lined up the following dates: June 26 - Rock Cafe 2000, Stourbridge, West Midlands June 27 - Sheldon Marquee (Chestnut Tree), Birmingham June 28 - The British ...

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MORBID ANGEL To Debut New Material On Upcoming Tour

Legendary Florida death metal band MORBID ANGEL will debut at least one new song on their upcoming European festival tour, the group's frontman, David Vincent, revealed to Norway's "Tinitus" radio show in an interview that aired last week. "Obviously the urgency to get a [new second] guitar player in the band working with us kind ...

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REVOLUTION RENAISSANCE Parts Ways With FRONTIERS RECORDS

REVOLUTION RENAISSANCE the new band featuring former STRATOVARIUS mastermind Timo Tolkki appears to have parted ways with Frontiers Records. Commented Tolkki: "Yesterday I finally got confirmation that we are able to do this. They [Frontiers] simply were not the right label for us. That became absolutely clear in the last few months. "I would describe ...

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