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DECREPIT BIRTH: 'Polarity' Track Listing, Release Date Revealed

California tech-death masters DECREPIT BIRTH will release their third album, "Polarity", on July 27 via Nuclear Blast Records. Drums for the CD were tracked at Sharkbite Studios (MACHINE HEAD, EXODUS) in Oakland with producer Zack Ohren (ALL SHALL PERISH, SUFFOCATION, IMMOLATION) while the rest of the recordings were overseen by guitarist Matt Sotelo before the ...

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RETURN TO EARTH Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of the New Jersey-based aggressive hard rock outfit RETURN TO EARTH featuring the talents of Ron Scalzo, Brett Aveni, and Chris Pennie (COHEED & CAMBRIA, ex-THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN). The band's already completed second album, "Automata", is scheduled for release this summer. RETURN TO EARTH comments: "After self-releasing ...

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IGNITE's ZOLI TEGLAS Named Permanent Singer Of PENNYWISE

South Bay punk pioneers PENNYWISE have announced that Zoli Teglas of Orange County's IGNITE is the band's new and permanent lead singer. Teglas, a longtime friend and tourmate, recently played a handful of So Cal shows with PENNYWISE, including the 2009 Smokeout Festival and a sold-out Holiday Benefit concert for Amnesty International at Long Beach ...

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SEPULTURA Drummer Featured On PAINSIDE Track

SEPULTURA drummer Jean Dolabella has recorded a guest appearance on the song "God Made Me Unbreakable" from the Brazilian heavy metal band PAINSIDE. The track, which is the theme song for the Brazilian UFC fighter Ronny "Jungle Boy" Torres, is available for streaming on the PAINSIDE MySpace page. Torres made his debut at ...

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PAINSIDE Signs With INNER WOUND RECORDINGS

Inner Wound Recordings has announced the signing of the Brazilian heavy metal band PAINSIDE. The group's debut album, "Dark World Burden", will be released in Europe on April 2. Inspired by the traditional sound of pioneering bands like IRON MAIDEN and JUDAS PRIEST while adding modern influences from bands such as NEVERMORE and DISTURBED, PAINSIDE's ...

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KISS, RATT, SEPULTURA Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

KISS, RATT and SEPULTURA are among the first confirmed bands for next year's edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 25-27, 2010 in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALESTORM ALL SHALL PERISH ANVIL BEHEMOTH BLEEDING THROUGH DEADLOCK IGNITE IMMORTAL JON OLIVA'S PAIN KISS KORPIKLAANI MY DYING ...

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IGNITE Frontman To Perform With PENNYWISE At SMOKEOUT Festival

The members of PENNYWISE have announced that Zoli Teglas, frontman for Orange County hardcore/punk band IGNITE, will be filling in on vocals during the band's set on the 2009 SmokeOut festival at the San Manuel Amphitheatre in San Bernadino, California on October 24, as they begin their search for a new singer. The two-day SmokeOut ...

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IGNITE, BIOHAZARD To Headline PERSISTENCE TOUR

IGNITE and BIOHAZARD will headline this year's Persistence Tour, set to take place in November and December. Also scheduled to appear are WALLS OF JERICHO, EVERGREEN TERRACE and DEATH BY STEREO. The dates are as follows: Nov. 27 - Torhout, Belgium - De Mast Nov. 28 - Oberhausen, Germany - Turbinenhalle Nov. 29 - Eindhoven, ...

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AUGURY: More Canadian Tour Dates Announced

Montreal progressive death metal quartet AUGURY has confirmed a number of new tour dates in Canada in support of its first new album in five years, "Fragmentary Evidence". The CD was released internationally on Nuclear Blast and has been licensed for release at home in Canada through Goodfellow/Sonic Unyon. The band played a very successful ...

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LILLIAN AXE Schedules In-Store Appearances

Louisiana-based rockers LILLIAN AXE will perform live and sign autographs at the following in-store events: Sep. 06 - Looney Tunes - W. Babylon, NY (2 p.m.) Sep. 09 - Vintage Vinyl - Fords, NJ (7 p.m.) LILLIAN AXE's new album, "Sad Day On Planet Earth", was released on June 30 via the Swedish label Blistering ...

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AUGURY: Another New Song Posted Online

Faith Puppeteers, another new song from Montreal juggernauts AUGURY, has been made available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the band's long-awaited new album, "Fragmentary Evidence", which is scheduled for release on July 17 in Europe and August 11 in North America. The CD was produced by Hugues ...

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LILLIAN AXE: Performance Footage Of New Song Available

Video footage of New Orleans-based rockers LILLIAN AXE performing a brand new song, "Jesus Wept", during a recent concert can be viewed below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Sad Day On Planet Earth", which will be released on June 30 via the Swedish label Blistering Records. The CD is described in a ...

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AUGURY Members Comment On Upcoming Tour With GOD DETHRONED

Members of Montreal's AUGURY are preparing to embark on their first tour of North America in September with Dutch death metallers GOD DETHRONED, New York's ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, and Ohio's WOE OF TYRANTS in support of their Nuclear Blast debut, "Fragmentary Evidence". Commented guitarist Mathieu Marcotte: "It'll be exciting to spread our music to a larger ...

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LILLIAN AXE: New Album Samples Available

"MegaSlowFade", a brand new song from New Orleans-based rockers LILLIAN AXE, is available for streaming at this location. The entire track autoplays on the home page of the web site. Audio samples of the other songs that appear on LILLIAN AXE's forthcoming album, "Sad Day On Planet Earth", are available on

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AUGURY: New Song Posted Online

Montreal juggernauts AUGURY have posted a new song, "Aetheral", on their MySpace page. The track, which features guest vocals by Sven de Caluwé (ABORTED, SYSTEM DIVIDE), comes off the band's long-awaited new album, "Fragmentary Evidence", which is scheduled for release on July 17 in Europe and August 11 in North America. The CD ...

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LILLIAN AXE Guitarist Welcomes Addition To Family

LILLIAN AXE guitarist Steve Blaze and his wife Julie welcomed a son named Jude on May 1 (pictured below). According to a post on the band's web site, "both Julie and Jude are doing great and so is Steve." LILLIAN AXE will release its new album, entitled "Sad Day On Planet Earth", on June 30 ...

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AUGURY: New Album Details Revealed

Newly signed to Nuclear Blast Records, Montreal juggernauts AUGURY will release their long-awaited new album, "Fragmentary Evidence", on July 17 in Europe and August 11 in North America. The CD was produced by Hugues Deslauriers (CLEARWATER DEATHBLOW), Yannick St-Amand (DESPISED ICON) and AUGURY, and was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-Francois Dagenais (MISERY INDEX, DESPISED ICON, ...

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LILLIAN AXE: New Album Artwork, Release Date Revealed

New Orleans-based rockers LILLIAN AXE will release their new album, entitled "Sad Day On Planet Earth", on June 30 via the Swedish label Blistering Records. The CD is described in a press release as "by far [the band's] strongest album, musically speaking. There are so many different-sounding songs that all forms of radio: Active Rock, ...

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