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VICIOUS RUMORS: Munich Footage Available

Video footage of VICIOUS RUMORS performing the song "Don't Wait For Me" on August 3 at Garage in Munich, Germany can be seen below. After the monster "Razorback Killers" album and tour of 2011, VICIOUS RUMORS took some much-needed time off the road to work on new material. Two new albums are in the works, ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Working On Two New Albums

After the monster "Razorback Killers" album and tour of 2011, San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS took some much-needed time off the road to work on new material. Two new albums are in the works, with more details to be made available soon. VICIOUS RUMORS will hit the road in Europe this summer starting ...

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AXEHAMMER Signs With PURE STEEL RECORDS

Los Angeles, California-based traditional power metallers AXEHAMMER have inked a worldwide deal with Pure Steel Records. The band's new album, "Marching On", will be released in September. AXEHAMMER has been around since the early Eighties, writing all original material. Jerry Watt and Joe Aghassi are the original members of AXEHAMMER who have shared the stage ...

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WEAPON Completes Recording New Album

Canadian blackened death metal blasphemers WEAPON have completed the recording of their long-awaited Relapse debut entitled "Embers And Revelations". The band entered the studio on March 18 to record the CD along with producer Terry Paholek at The Physics Lab in their hometown of Edmonton, Canada. Continuing on the same scathing path as their previous ...

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MALICE: New Song Available For Streaming

"New Breed Of Godz", a brand new song from reunited Los Angeles heavy metal legends MALICE, is available for streaming below (courtesy of AOL's Noisecreep). The track is the title cut of the band's new album, which will be released on May 22 in the U.S./Canada, May 25 in Germany and May 28 ...

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Sentenced to Life - BLACK BREATH

BLACK BREATH captured lightning in a bottle on debut full length "Heavy Breathing", one of those releases on which everything clicked, the stars aligned, and the Swedish death metal (ENTOMBED in particular) crossed with crusty hardcore worked in a way that made the Seattle rabble set themselves apart from the pack. Hell, BLACK BREATH's voltage ...

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DEAD TROOPER Parts Ways With Guitarist

Norwegian thrashers DEAD TROOPER have parted ways with guitarist/vocalist Birger Larsen. Commented Larsen: "After 10 wonderful years in DEAD TROOPER, I have decided to leave the band. The reason for me leaving is that it takes a lot of time, and effort, to make DEAD TROOPER the band it is today, and the band it ...

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WEAPON Recording New Album

Canadian blackened death metal blasphemers WEAPON entered The Physics Lab studio in their hometown of Edmonton on March 18 with producer Terry Paholek to begin recording their long-awaited Relapse debut and follow-up to 2010's critically acclaimed "From The Devil's Tomb". Continuing on the same scathing path as their previous works, the upcoming release, planned for ...

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MALICE: New Album Details Revealed

Reunited Los Angeles heavy metal legends MALICE will release their new album, "New Breed Of Godz", on May 22 in the U.S./Canada, May 25 in Germany and May 28 in the rest of Europe through SPV/Steamhammer. The band recently entered Silvercloud Recording studio in Redondo Beach, California with producer Joe Floyd (HALFORD, BRUCE DICKINSON, WARRIOR) ...

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DEAD TROOPER Releases Live Album With A Difference

Norwegian thrashers DEAD TROOPER have released a live album with a bit of a difference. The eight-track effort, "No Tan En Vivo En Mexico", with artwork by Danny Larsen, was released digitally on March 9, and is inspired by the band's appearance at Mexico's Wild Metal Fest last year which was rained off only one ...

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Mask of Malice - LAY DOWN ROTTEN

Lots of speed and chunkiness, the occasional hook, and a whole lot of pulverizing death metal is what Germany's LAY DOWN ROTTEN has been about for over a decade now. The band has stuck to its guns and does little in the way of pushing its sound into unknown territories. As on past albums "Mask ...

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JOHN 5: 'God Told Me To' Due In May

ROB ZOMBIE/ex-MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5 will release his new full-length solo CD/DVD, "God Told Me To", on May 8 via Rocket Science Ventures. "God Told Me To" was recorded and produced by John 5, Chris Baseford (ROB ZOMBIE, TOMMY LEE) and Bob Marlette (SEBASTIAN BACH, BLACK SABBATH) in 2011. The cover art for the ...

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LAY DOWN ROTTEN: 'Hades Resurrected' Video Teaser Available

German death metallers LAY DOWN ROTTEN will release their new album, "Mask Of Malice", on February 28 in North America (one day earlier internationally) via Metal Blade Records. Commented the band: "After three years, we are back at the front with our new album, 'Mask Of Malice', that features 10 death metal grenades! We are ...

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JOHN 5: 'God Told Me To' Trailer Available

ROB ZOMBIE/ex-MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5's sixth solo studio instrumental album, "God Told Me To", will be released on April 10. The cover art, which features a painting of John 5 by Rob Zombie, can be seen below. Also available is a 35-second video trailer for the effort. According to John 5, "God Told Me ...

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JOHN 5's New Solo Album To Feature Cover Art By ROB ZOMBIE

ROB ZOMBIE/ex-MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5's sixth solo studio instrumental album, "God Told Me To", will be released on April 10. The cover art, which features a painting of John 5 by Rob Zombie, can be seen below. According to John 5, "God Told Me To"will be "half acoustic and half metal and feature music ...

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HELSTAR/MALICE Singer Launches METAL ASYLUM

Acclaimed Houston, Texas-based heavy metal singer James Rivera (HELSTAR, MALICE, VICIOUS RUMORS, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM) has formed a new project entitled METAL ASYLUM, which is slated to be launched in February. The concept of METAL ASYLUM was inspired by two of Rivera's previous endeavors; the first tribute band the singer ever created entitled PROJECT RIVERA, ...

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Facet of Aberration - INVECTION

If 2009 EP "Demented Perception" (Stormspell Records) proved INVECTION to be young, capable fighters that could go multiple rounds with damn near any of the new crop of old school inspired thrashers, then full-length debut "Facet of Aberration" is the one that announces the arrival of the Bay Area brawlers into the worldwide ring with ...

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MALICE Guitarist Comments On New Record Deal

Reunited Los Angeles heavy metal legends MALICE have inked a deal with SPV/Steamhammer. The band recently entered Silvercloud Recording studio in Redondo Beach, California with producer Joe Floyd (HALFORD, BRUCE DICKINSON, WARRIOR) to record updated versions of six classic MALICE metal anthems such as "Stellar Masters" and "No Haven For The Raven" as well as ...

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BRUTAL TRUTH: 'Lottery' Video Released

"Lottery", the new video from the seminal grindcore/extreme metal outfit BRUTAL TRUTH, can be seen below. The clip was directed by David Hall of Handshake Inc. Stated Hall of the creation of the video and working with BRUTAL TRUTH: "I think Kevin Sharp is a seriously underrated lyricist and therefore wanted to make the actual ...

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Reactivated MALICE Signs With SPV/STEAMHAMMER

Reunited Los Angeles heavy metal legends MALICE have inked a deal with SPV/Steamhammer. The band is currently recording updated versions of six classic MALICE metal anthems such as "Stellar Masters" and "No Haven For The Raven" as well as "four killer new tracks" for an album which is due to be released sometime early in ...

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CARNIFEX Interviewed In Puerto Rico (Video)

Rafael Bracero of Rock Spot Plus conducted an interview with the San Diego, California-based deathcore band CARNIFEX on December 17, 2011 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. You can now watch the chat below. CARNIFEX's new album, "Until I Feel Nothing", was released on October 25 via Victory Records. Produced by Tim Lambesis (AS I LAY ...

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