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THROWDOWN Recording PANTERA Cover For DIMEBAG Tribute Album

Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN entered the studio last night (Sunday, November 8) to record a cover version of an as-yet-undisclosed PANTERA song for a forthcoming "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott tribute album. The collection, which is being put together by a U.K.-based metal magazine to coincide with the five-year anniversary of Dimebag's passing, is expected ...

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THROWDOWN Inks European Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN will release its new album, "Deathless", in Europe on January 22, 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD, which will be made available in the U.S. on November 10 through E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records), was produced by Mudrock (AVENGED SEVENFOLD, GODSMACK, POWERMAN 5000) and was mixed by Chris ...

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THROWDOWN Interviewed In Berlin; Video Available

Berlin, Germany's PitCam Production conducted an interview with Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN after the band's September 26, 2009 performance in Berlin during the "Our Hate Will Destroy You" European tour with CHIMAIRA, DAATH and UNEARTH. Watch the chat below. THROWDOWN will release its new album, "Deathless", on November 10 via E1 Music (formerly ...

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DAATH Interviewed By Germany's PITCAM PRODUCTION

Berlin, Germany's PitCam Production conducted an interview with Atlanta's DAATH prior to the band's September 26, 2009 performance in Berlin during the "Our Hate Will Destroy You" European tour with CHIMAIRA, THROWDOWN and UNEARTH. Watch the chat below. In a recent entry of his "Jumping Darkness Parade" blog for MetalSucks, DAATH guitarist Eyal ...

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UNEARTH Vocalist Interviewed By Germany's PITCAM PRODUCTION

Berlin, Germany's PitCam Production conducted an interview with UNEARTH vocalist Trevor Phipps after the band's September 26, 2009 performance in Berlin during the "Our Hate Will Destroy You" European tour with CHIMAIRA, THROWDOWN and DAATH. Watch the chat below. UNEARTH's latest music video, for the track "Grave Of Opportunity", premiered exclusively on the massive gaming ...

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THROWDOWN: 'Deathless' Artwork Unveiled; New Song Posted Online

Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN will release its new album, "Deathless", on November 10 via E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records). The CD was produced by Mudrock (AVENGED SEVENFOLD, GODSMACK, POWERMAN 5000) and was mixed by Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who has previously worked with HATEBREED, THE RED CHORD and SHADOWS FALL, among others. The artwork ...

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France's TATTOO THE MIND #2 Festival Cancelled

Tattoo The Mind #2 festival, which was scheduled to take place October 10-11, 2009 at Les Arènes in Metz, France, has been cancelled due to poor ticket sales. According to festival organizer William Munerato from Prodige Music, only 360 one-day tickets and 210 two-day packages had been sold as of Monday, September 28 — far ...

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THROWDOWN Announces 'The Deathless Tour I'

Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN will embark on "The Deathless Tour I" in November/December. Support on the trek will come from BURY YOUR DEAD, FOR TODAY, ABACABB and THE WORLD WE KNEW. "The Deathless Tour I" is the first U.S. tour in over a year for juggernauts THROWDOWN and the first tour in support ...

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VH1 CLASSIC's 'That Metal Show': Third-Season Tapings Announced

VH1 Classic set trends and broke molds two seasons ago when it mixed the best of "The View" with "Headbangers' Ball" to create "That Metal Show", an outrageously funny weekly series airing every Saturday at 11:00 p.m. that discusses and debates everything in the world of heavy metal. Now, hard rock and metal's most established ...

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MADBALL: Video Interview Available

"B-Sides" recently conducted an interview with New York hardcore legends MADBALL. Watch a two-minute excerpt from the chat below. MADBALL recently announced the addition of drummer Ben Dussault (THROWDOWN, A DEATH FOR EVERY SIN) to the group's ranks. MADBALL's sixth album, "Infiltrate the System", came out August 21, 2007. The band shot the video for ...

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THROWDOWN To Release 'Deathless' In November

Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN will release its new album, "Deathless", on November 10 via E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records). The CD was produced by Mudrock (AVENGED SEVENFOLD, GODSMACK, POWERMAN 5000) and was mixed by Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who has previously worked with HATEBREED, THE RED CHORD and SHADOWS FALL, among others. The artwork ...

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VH1 CLASSIC's 'That Metal Show' Returns For Third Season

VH1 Classic set trends and broke molds two seasons ago when it mixed the best of "The View" with "Headbangers' Ball" to create "That Metal Show", an outrageously funny weekly series airing every Saturday at 11:00 p.m. that discusses and debates everything in the world of heavy metal. Now, hard rock and metal's most established ...

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THROWDOWN Completes Recording New Album

Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN has finished recording its new album, "Deathless", for a late 2009 release via E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records). Commented THROWDOWN frontman Dave Peters: "OK, we've got some rough 'Deathless' tracks in our hands and I'm sorry that I can't play them for you yet 'cuz, holy SHIT, am I ...

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DEMON HUNTER Announces 'Huntour' Dates

Seattle metallers DEMON HUNTER have announced four exclusive performances in the U.S. starting in August, dubbed "Huntour 2009". The band will kick off the tour in their hometown before heading to Pomona, California for two mini-festivals. One of the shows will feature the special reunion performance of classic Christian band FOCUSED. The gigs will also ...

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CHIMAIRA To Play Free Show In Cleveland This Week

Cleveland, Ohio metallers CHIMAIRA will play Grog Shop in their hometown on Wednesday, June 10 as part of MySpace's "Secret Show" series. Doors for the concert will open at 8:00 p.m. CHIMAIRA is offering fans the chance to put their own spin on the band's newest video, "Destroy and Dominate". Fans are encouraged to download ...

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DAATH's EMIL WERSTLER Shreds The Axe; Video Available

FPE-TV has posted new video footage of Emil Werstler of the Atlanta-based quintet DAATH shredding the axe. Check out the clip below. As previously reported, DAATH has been forced to cancel its previously announced summer festival appearances. Guitarist Eyal Levi stated: "These fests were booked so far apart with no gigs in between that there ...

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DAATH Cancels European Summer Festival Appearances

Atlanta-based quintet DAATH has been forced to cancel its previously announced summer festival appearances. Commented guitarist Eyal Levi: "These fests were booked so far apart with no gigs in between that there was no way we could financially afford to stay in Europe all that time without resorting to either begging for change or selling ...

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