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MADBALL: Montreal Concert Footage Posted Online

HardTimes.ca has uploaded video footage of New York hardcore legends MADBALL's May 8, 2009 concert in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Watch the 45-minute clip 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, ...

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On The Tour Bus With CHIMAIRA

In the latest episode of "Behind The Strings", John and Joe P of Rock House sit down with guitarist Rob Arnold of CHIMAIRA who is currently on tour with DISTURBED as part of the Music As A Weapon IV tour. They talk about the trek, Rob's Rock House DVD and the release of CHIMAIRA'a latest ...

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CHIMAIRA Infects Australian Charts

"The Infection", the new album from Cleveland, Ohio metallers CHIMAIRA, entered the official Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) chart at position No. 76. The CD also landed on the chart of the Australian electronics and music retailer JB Hi-Fi at No. 33. "The Infection" sold 15,000 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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MADBALL Interviewed In Montreal; Video Available

HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with vocalist Freddy Cricien and bassist Hoya Roc of New York hardcore legends MADBALL on May 8, 2009 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Watch the 21-minute 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, ...

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CHIMAIRA To Tour Europe With UNEARTH, THROWDOWN

Cleveland groove metallers CHIMAIRA will embark on a European tour alongside their old friends from Boston, UNEARTH, as well as California's straight-edge outfit THROWDOWN. Commented CHIMAIRA singer Mark Hunter: "We're very excited to get back to Europe and headline. We'll be playing a bunch of new countries we've never been to, including Russia. We plan ...

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THROWDOWN To Enter Studio This Week

Orange County, California's hardcore/metal act THROWDOWN will enter the studio this Wednesday, April 22 to begin recording its new album, "Deathless", for a late 2009 release via E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records) Commented THROWDOWN frontman Dave Peters: "We're pretty stoked, to say the least. We hope you're ready for these songs. Barring anything catastrophic occurring, ...

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LEMMY On VH1 CLASSIC's 'That Metal Show'; Video Available

On the latest episode of VH1 Classic's hit weekly series "That Metal Show", Jim Florentine ("Crank Yankers", "Inside the NFL", "Meet The Creeps") and Don Jamieson ("Inside The NFL", "Dice Undisputed", "Meet The Creeps") sit down for tea with Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister and, after pushing aside a tea pot and raising a Jack and Coke, ...

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EXTREME On VH1 CLASSIC's 'That Metal Show'; Video Available

Guitarist Nuno Bettencourt and singer Gary Cherone of reunited Boston hard rockers EXTREME were interviewed on the latest episode of VH1 Classic's hit weekly series "That Metal Show". Watch a clip of their apearance on the program below. "That Metal Show" premiered last season to rave reviews and featured special guests RUSH, AC/DC, TWISTED SISTER, ...

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MADBALL Announces New Drummer

New York hardcore legends MADBALL have announced the addition of drummer Ben Dussault (THROWDOWN, A DEATH FOR EVERY SIN) to the group's ranks. The band says, "He just completed his first tour with us, and we're grateful to have him on board. Also a huge thanks and best wishes to our brother Mackie, who had ...

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JOE STUMP: More 'Virtuostic Vendetta' Details Revealed

Guitar shredder Joe Stump (HOLYHELL, REIGN OF TERROR) will release his new album, "Virtuostic Vendetta", on April 17 via Lion Music. Commented Joe, "On this record, I kind of went back and re-introduced myself to myself. Two of my early albums, 'Guitar Dominance' and 'Supersonic Shred Machine', were real favourites among my fans, and this ...

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VH1 CLASSIC's 'That Metal Show': Guest Schedule Revealed

VH1 Classic's hit weekly series "That Metal Show" is back and badder than ever as it returns to discuss and debate all the fist-pumping, headbanging, hard rock and metal acts of the past 40 years. "That Metal Show" premiered last season to rave reviews and featured special guests RUSH, AC/DC, TWISTED SISTER, Lita Ford, Ace ...

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PAPA ROACH: 'Lifeline' Video Available

"Lifeline", the new video from California rockers PAPA ROACH, can be viewed below. The clip was shot on February 4 with music video director Christopher Sims — who has previously worked with STAIND, LAMB OF GOD, AS I LAY DYING, BLEEDING THROUGH, NORMA JEAN and THROWDOWN — in Long Beach, California. "Lifeline" comes off PAPA ...

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JOE STUMP To Release 'Virtuostic Vendetta' In April

Guitar shredder Joe Stump (HOLYHELL, REIGN OF TERROR) will release his new album, "Virtuostic Vendetta", on April 17 via Lion Music. According to Stump, "The new record contains 12 tracks and clocks in at over 72 minutes, so everyone's getting their hard earned money's worth on this one and then some!" "Virtuostic Vendetta" track listing: ...

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PAPA ROACH: More 'Metamorphosis' Details Revealed

After 10 years as a force at the forefront of the alternative rock scene, PAPA ROACH returns in 2009, revitalized and ready to bring their infectious anthems to scores of fans around the world. Their fifth studio album, "Metamorphosis", is due out March 24 via DGC/Interscope Records and boasts a wealth of growth and bravado. ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE: Video Interview With DAVE WITTE Available

Zeena Koda of The Tripwire recently conducted an interview with drummer Dave Witte of Richmond, Virginia-based thrashers MUNICIPAL WASTE. Watch the four-minute chat below. MUNICIPAL WASTE will enter Red Planet Studios in March in the band's hometown with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (THROWDOWN, SHADOWS FALL, HATEBREED) to begin recording its as-yet-untitled new album, ...

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PAPA ROACH Taps CHRISTOPHER SIMS For 'Lifeline' Video

PAPA ROACH has tapped Christopher Sims — who has previously worked with STAIND, LAMB OF GOD, AS I LAY DYING, BLEEDING THROUGH, NORMA JEAN and THROWDOWN — to direct the video for the band's new single, "Lifeline". PAPA ROACH's new album, "Metamorphosis", is scheduled for release on March 24. The new record follows a tough ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE To Enter Studio In March

Richmond, Virginia-based thrashers MUNICIPAL WASTE will enter Red Planet Studios in March in the band's hometown with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (THROWDOWN, SHADOWS FALL, HATEBREED) to begin recording their as-yet-untitled new album, due late August via Earache Records. The writing process for the the follow-up to 2007's "The Art Of Partying" is complete and the ...

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SOUL MADE VISIBLE Signs With MEI RECORDS

Long Island, New York's SOUL MADE VISIBLE has inked a deal with MEI Records. The band's first full-length album, "Innocence Lost", will be re-released shortly, to be followed by a new CD later in the year. "SOUL MADE VISIBLE is proud to be joining MEI Records," said vocalist Bryan Cullen. "They're an up-and-coming label that's ...

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DANZIG, THROWDOWN, ATREYU To Perform At Second Annual MUSINK Tattoo Convention/Festival

DANZIG, THROWDOWN and ATREYU are scheduled to perform at the second annual Musink tattoo convention and music festival, set to take place February 20-22, 2009 at the Orange County Fair and Exhibition Center in Costa Mesa, California. The event will feature over 200 of the world's finest tattoo artists, art exhibits, lifestyle vendors, educational seminars ...

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