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NEURAXIS, GORATORY Confirmed For NEW ENGLAND DEATHFEST

NEURAXIS, GORATORY and REVOCATION have been confirmed for the New England Deathfest, set to take place August 29-30 at Club Hell & Jerky's (71-73 Richmond Street) in Providence, Rhode Island. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABDICATE ABNORMALITY ATROCIOUS ABNORMALITY BEHEAD THE LAMB BLOODSOAKED BOARCORPSE COMPOSTED COVENANCE DIGESTED FLESH DYSENTERY EMBALMER EMBRYONIC CRYPTOPATHIA ...

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GROSS MISCONDUCT To Enter Studio Next Week

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada death/thrash band GROSS MISCONDUCT will enter Mushroom Studios on July 18 to begin recording its as-yet-untitled second album. The follow-up to the group's independently released 2007 debut, "The Process of Indoctrination", will be released in the fall. "We've got nine songs and around 50 minutes of material," said GROSS MISCONDUCT guitarist/vocalist ...

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AETERNAM: New Live Clip Posted Online

Video footage of Quebec City, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers AETERNAM performing the song "Angel Horned" live at Le Medley in Montreal on June 29, 2009 as the opening act for BEHEMOTH can be viewed below (clip shot by Benoit Nantel). AETERNAM recently inked a deal with Metal Blade Records. The band's first studio album, "Disciples ...

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AETERNAM Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers AETERNAM have inked a deal with Metal Blade Records. The band's first studio album, "Disciples of the Unseen", was produced by Jef Fortin (NEURAXIS, THE LAST FELONY) and contains "10 tracks of pure intensity, crushing riffs, pounding bass lines and brutal growls paving the way for epic solos, acoustic ...

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ENDAST: New Pre-Production Tracks Posted Online

Montreal, Quebec's ENDAST has released three pre-production tracks, the first new material from the band to be made available since the 2006 release of the "Odds Against Tomorrow" album (Big Metal Records). Check out the songs "Pray for Rain", "Five Percent" and "Soiled Hands" at this location. "Odds Against Tomorrow", which was recorded ...

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OUR LADY OF BLOODSHED Signs With NORTHERN STORM RECORDS

Brantford, Ontario, Canada-based metal band OUR LADY OF BLOODSHED has signed with Northern Storm Records. The group's debut album, "VII", will be released on June 16. "We are all very excited about this partnership," says OUR LADY OF BLOODSHED frontman Wally Warwick. "Northern Storm does great work for all their bands, and we are all ...

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AETERNAM Completes Work On Debut Album

Quebec City-based death metallers AETERNAM have completed work on their debut album, entitled "Disciples of the Unseen". According to a press release, the CD "contains 10 tracks of pure intensity, crushing riffs, pounding basslines and brutal growls paving the way to epic solos, acoustic melodies, ambient keyboards and large vocal harmonies. The album cover, which ...

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UNEXPECT To Enter Studio Next Month

Montreal's rambunctious and unique classical/black metal ensemble UNEXPECT will enter Badass Studio on April 14 with producer Jef Fortin (ANONYMUS, NEURAXIS, THE LAST FELONY) to begin recording its new album for a late 2009 release. UNEXPECT will take part in the European installment of DREAM THEATER's Progressive Nation tour, set to take place throughout September, ...

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NEURAXIS' SEGHERS Offering Online Guitar Lessons

Guitarist Will Seghers of Canadian death metallers NEURAXIS is giving online guitar lessons through France's Laguitare.com. In his first lesson, he outlines how to play some riffs from the band's latest album, "The Thin Line Between". Watch the clip at this location. "Darkness Prevails", the latest video from NEURAXIS, can be viewed below. ...

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DESPISED ICON To Enter Studio Next Month

Montreal extreme metallers DESPISED ICON have issued the following update: "The Montreal Assault Tour [with BENEATH THE MASSACRE, CARNIFEX, NEURAXIS and THE PLASMARIFLE] is almost halfway done already. Thanks to everyone that came out and supported our scene. The shows have been sick so far! It feels great to be back in the U.S. and ...

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NEURAXIS Frontman Details Trouble Crossing Canada/U.S. Border

Canadian death metallers NEURAXIS have published the second entry of their ongoing blog from the Montreal Assault Tour, also featuring DESPISED ICON, BENEATH THE MASSACRE, CARNIFEX and THE PLASMARIFLE. In this entry, vocalist Alexandre Leblanc details some of the problems the band had crossing from Canada in the U.S. An excerpt follows below. "We left ...

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NEURAXIS: 'Darkness Prevails' Video Available

"Darkness Prevails", the new video from Montreal technical death veterans NEURAXIS, can be viewed below. The clip was shot last fall with director Chris Alsop. Commented NEURAXIS frontman Alex Leblanc: "Working with Chris for the video has been an amazing experience. He is very passionate about what he does and made us feel comfortable during ...

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VEIL OF MAYA Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Bassist Kris "The Higler" Hilger has left VEIL OF MAYA "to pursue other things going on in his life." The group says, "There are no hard feelings between them whatsoever as the band wishes him all the best to whatever he pursues next." Hilger's permanent replacement in VEIL OF MAYA is ex-BORN OF OSIRIS guitarist ...

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DECREPIT BIRTH: In Pre-Production Mode

California tech-death metallers DECREPIT BIRTH are in pre-production mode for their third full-length album, titled "Polarity". The follow-up to last year's "Diminishing Between Worlds" is tentatively due this summer via Nuclear Blast Records. According to a press release, "Polarity" will contain "nine songs of epic death metal," including "Life Cycles", "Sea of Memories", "Symbiosis", "Beyond ...

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VEIL OF MAYA: Video Interview Available

Capital Chaos conducted an interview with VEIL OF MAYA on November 21, 2008 when the band performed at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, California. Also on the bill were THE FACELESS, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, DECREPIT BIRTH and NEURAXIS. Watch the five-minute chat below. VEIL OF MAYA released its latest full-length album, "The Common Man's Collapse", ...

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INSURRECTION: Debut CD Out Now

Canadian death metal band INSURRECTION self-released its first CD, "Prologue", on October 28. The Gatineau, Quebec-based formation has been working relentlessly for the past five years to bring this work to fruition. The album, recorded at Badass Studios with Jef Fortin (NEURAXIS, THE LAST FELONY) includes seven songs, three of which can be heard on ...

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NEURAXIS: Orangevale Footage Available

Capital Chaos has posted video footage (see below) of NEURAXIS' November 21, 2008 performance at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, California. Also on the bill were THE FACELESS, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, DECREPIT BIRTH and VEIL OF MAYA. NEURAXIS recently shot the "Darkness Prevails" video from the band's most recent release, "The Thin Line Between", with ...

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QUO VADIS Guitarist Undergoes Knee Surgery

Guitarist Bart Frydrychowicz of Canadian progressive tech-death giants QUO VADIS last week underwent surgery of his left knee. Bart was injured in an accident that occurred on stage in Montreal on September 6, 2008 at a performance with NEURAXIS, DESPISED ICON, BLINDED BY FAITH and THE PLASMARIFLE. Commented Bart: "It takes more then two knees ...

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VEIL OF MAYA: Orangevale Footage Available

Capital Chaos has posted video footage (see below) of VEIL OF MAYA's November 21, 2008 performance at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, California. Also on the bill were THE FACELESS, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, DECREPIT BIRTH and NEURAXIS. VEIL OF MAYA released its latest full-length album, "The Common Man's Collapse", on April 1, 2008 via Sumerian ...

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OUR LADY OF BLOODSHED Debuts New Material Online

Brantford, Ontario-based extreme metal band OUR LADY OF BLOODSHED has posted the tracks "Church and State" and "Agony Within The Flames" from its upcoming album "VII" on the group's MySpace page. The effort, which was produced by James McBride (WITH CONVICTION), will be released in early 2009, with a spring and summer Canadian ...

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DECREPIT BIRTH: Orangevale Footage Available

Capital Chaos has posted video footage (see below) of DECREPIT BIRTH's November 21, 2008 performance at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, California. Also on the bill were THE FACELESS, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, VEIL OF MAYA and NEURAXIS. DECREPIT BIRTH signed a deal with Nuclear Blast Records in May 2008. The band, founded in 2001, has ...

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ABIGAIL WILLIAMS: Orangevale Footage Available

Capital Chaos has posted video footage (see below) of ABIGAIL WILLIAMS' November 21, 2008 performance at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, California. Also on the bill were THE FACELESS, DECREPIT BIRTH, VEIL OF MAYA and NEURAXIS. ABIGAIL WILLIAMS' full-length debut, titled "In the Shadow of a Thousand Suns", was released on October 28 via ...

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