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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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Seminal Metal Label NOISE RECORDS To Be Relaunched By BMG

According to Billboard.com, BMG will relaunch the seminal metal label Noise Records. Noise was a German record label founded by well-known industry figure Karl Ulrich Walterbach. Walterbach had originally started Modern Music Records in Berlin, with a two-pronged approach of promoting German-speaking punk bands (SLIME, DAILY TERROR and TOXOPLASMA) and licensing American bands ...

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VEKTOR To Release 'Terminal Redux' Album In May

Highly complex progressive sci-fi themed metallers VEKTOR have revealed the full details of their long-awaited new album, "Terminal Redux". Due on May 6 via Earache, "Terminal Redux" is VEKTOR's third full-length release and the band's first ever concept album, further exploring the themes that first appeared in the lyrics of the title track from their ...

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VOIVOD: 'Post Society' Title Track Available For Streaming

Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD, who recently toured Europe as part of the "Deathcrusher 2015" run alongside CARCASS, OBITUARY and NAPALM DEATH, will issue the "Post Society" EP. This special release will be available on digipak CD and as a digital download on February 26 via Century Media Records. The "Post Society" EP, with artwork by ...

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Post Society - VOIVOD

In 1989 and 1990, I was the assistant editor of my college newspaper, thus I was given free rein to write a weekly column dedicated to music and film. It was during that period I abused my privileges by not only dedicating the whole thing one week to VOIVOD, I geeked over them and swelled ...

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TAU CROSS Feat. VOIVOD, AMEBIX Members: North American Tour Dates Announced

TAU CROSS, the punk/metal collective featuring AMEBIX bassist/frontman Rob Miller, VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin, MISERY guitarist Jon Misery and WAR//PLAGUE guitarist Andy Lefton, has announced a ten-day North American tour this spring, marking its first live appearances as a band. The dates kick off on March 29 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and wrap up April ...

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METALLICA, BLACK SABBATH, SLIPKNOT, MÖTLEY CRÜE Members Pay Tribute To LEMMY

Ozzy Osbourne, Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Dave Mustaine (MEGADETH), Corey Taylor (SLIPKNOT), Krist Novoselic (NIRVANA), Duff McKagan (GUNS N' ROSES), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, DREAM THEATER), are among the rock musicians and scores of other artists who reacted on social media to the death of legendary MOTÖRHEAD bassist/singer Lemmy Kilmister. Lemmy found out on ...

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VOIVOD To Release 'Post Society' EP In February

Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD, who recently toured Europe as part of the "Deathcrusher 2015" run alongside CARCASS, OBITUARY and NAPALM DEATH, will issue the "Post Society" EP. This special release will be available on digipak CD and as a digital download on February 26 via Century Media Records. The "Post Society" EP, with artwork by ...

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NAPALM DEATH: Video Footage Of Entire Paris Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of NAPALM DEATH's entire November 23 performance at La Cigale in Paris, France during the "Deathcrusher 2015" European tour with CARCASS, OBITUARY, VOIVOD and HEROD can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Apex Predator – Easy Meat 02. Silence Is Deafening 03. On The Brink Of Extinction 04. ...

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VOIVOD Joined By CARCASS's JEFF WALKER On Stage In Paris (Video)

CARCASS bassist/vocalist Jeff Walker joined VOIVOD on stage on Monday, November 23 at La Cigale in Paris, France to perform the VOIVOD song "The Prow". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. VOIVOD is currently touring Europe until the end of November as part of the heavyweight "Deathcrusher 2015" tour alongside CARCASS, ...

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Video: CARCASS's BILL STEER Rejoins NAPALM DEATH On Stage In Paris

CARCASS guitarist Bill Steer rejoined his former bandmates in NAPALM DEATH earlier tonight (Monday, November 23) at La Cigale in Paris, France to perform the classic NAPALM DEATH song "Deceiver". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. "Deceiver" originally appeared on the B-side of NAPALM DEATH's debut album, "Scum", which was released ...

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DESTRUCTION's SCHMIER Slams 'Overrated American Band' For Canceling Tour Due To Security Concerns

Schmier of German thrashers DESTRUCTION has taken to his Facebook page to slam an unspecified "overrated American band" for canceling its European tour due to "security concerns." He added in the same post: "A nice way the let fear win over freedom." After someone suggested below Schmier's post that the unspecified American band's label could ...

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NAPALM DEATH's BARNEY GREENWAY To Miss Bologna, Pratteln Shows; CORRUPT MORAL ALTAR Singer To Step In

Due to "unforeseen personal obligations," vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway of British/American grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH will be forced to miss the band's shows in Bologna, Italy (November 17) and Pratteln, Switzerland (November 19). "Unfortunately, this is unavoidable," says the band's bassist, Shane Embury. "Rather than not play those shows in Bologna and Prateln, we asked ...

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