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HAIL OF BULLETS Parts Ways With Singer MARTIN VAN DRUNEN

Dutch death metallers HAIL OF BULLETS have parted ways with vocalist Martin Van Drunen (PESTILENCE, ASPHYX). Said the band in a statement: "We are sorry to announce that Martin Van Drunen is no longer part of HAIL OF BULLETS. On a personal level, it's no longer possible for us to continue the cooperation with Martin. ...

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Video Premiere: OBSCURA's 'Akróasis'

It has been five years since the release of OBSCURA's universally acclaimed "Omnivium" album. Now the progressive metal masters return with their strongest and most dynamic release to date. The aptly named "Akróasis" (Greek for "hearing" or "listening") draws on all the various elements of OBSCURA's signature sound and combines those qualities into a cohesive ...

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OBSCURA To Release 'Akróasis' Album In February

It has been five years since the release of OBSCURA's universally acclaimed "Omnivium" album. Now the progressive metal masters return with their strongest and most dynamic release to date. The aptly named "Akróasis" (Greek for "hearing" or "listening") draws on all the various elements of OBSCURA's signature sound and combines those qualities into a cohesive ...

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Order Shall Prevail - JUNGLE ROT

Wisconsin death moshers JUNGLE ROT have been slamming it out for 21 years now and with their ninth album, "Order Shall Prevail", they welcome none other than Max Cavalera to their studio for a hollering brodown on "Fight Where You Stand". Reportedly inspired by headlines of police brutality, "Order Shall Prevail" is another no-nonsense round ...

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TEXTURES Begin Recording New Album

Dutch modern progressive metallers TEXTURES entered the studio last week to record the follow-up for their 2011 album "Dualism", due in early 2016 via Nuclear Blast. This will be the band's first effort with guitarist Joe Tal, who joined TEXTURES in 2013. Founding TEXTURES guitarist Jochem Jacobs, who left the band in 2012, will also ...

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Video: PESTILENCE Performs In Brussels

Quality fan-filmed video footage of PESTILENCE's May 5 performance at Magasin 4 in Brussels, Belgium can be seen below. PESTILENCE's seventh album, "Obsideo", was released on November 12, 2013 via Candlelight Records. The CD was produced by Mameli and features ten new songs. According to Mameli, the album's overall lyrical theme is "the journey of ...

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