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GF93 Sign With [INCENDIARY.RECORDS]

Italian "alternative metal" band GF93 have inked a three-album deal with [incendiary.records]. The group's new album, entitled "OSR", will be recorded at West Link Recorders in June with producers Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE) and Alessandro Paolucci. A September/early October release is expected. (Thanks: Tartarean Desire) ...

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ILL NINO Film New Video

ILL NINO shot a video for the track "This Time's For Real" on Tuesday (Jan. 13) in Spanish Harlem in New York City. Directing the proceedings was Zack Merck, who has previously worked with NEVERMORE and CONVERGE, among others. The clip should be competed by the second week of February. ...

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CONVERGE Sign With EPITAPH RECORDS

Boston, Massachusetts's innovative metallic hardcore heavyweights CONVERGE have signed with Epitaph Records. After returning from a January European tour, CONVERGE will begin recording their long-awaited follow-up to 2001's critically acclaimed "Jane Doe", tentatively entitled "You Fail Me", in March and April. Slated for a mid-2004 release through Epitaph, the album's vinyl duties will be handled ...

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MESHUGGAH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD To Appear On THE MELVINS Tribute CD

MESHUGGAH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, HIGH ON FIRE and DOG FASHION DISCO are among the artists confirmed to appear on an upcoming tribute CD to THE MELVINS. Titled "We Reach: The Music Of The Melvins", the album will be the second release through Fractured Transmitter Records, the label formed by MUSHROOMHEAD vocalist Jason ...

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CONVERGE Cancel European Tour

CONVERGE have been forced to cancel their previously announced European tour scheduled for September 27-October 4 "due to scheduling conflicts, financial limitations, and lastly time limitations," according to an official statement. "Apologies to all of our European supporters who were looking forward to this appearance. We hope to reschedule the shows as soon as possible. ...

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Of Which They Bleed - WITHERED EARTH

It doesn't suffice to be a plain old death metal band these days. By their spidery logo alone, it would suggest that New York's WITHERED EARTH are entirely and wholeheartedly clinging to the malevolent horns of MORBID ANGEL et al. But peel back the layers of blood-spattered graphics and mummified ghouls and you'll find a ...

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Helvete - NASUM

Difficult third album? Pah! You might get some bands laboring under the pretension that they've matured into proper "artistes" and can dispense with everything that made them attractive in the first place. But NASUM, that six-legged battering ram from Sweden who've pumped fetid new life into the grindcore scene… think long and hard about that ...

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Rules Set For Lawyers' Visit To GREAT WHITE Fire Site Tomorrow

Private lawyers and their fire experts are scheduled to converge at the site of The Station nightclub fire tomorrow morning to take photographs and measurements in preparation for civil lawsuits stemming from the blaze that killed 99 people, The Providence Journal has reported. According to an order issued by Superior Court Judge Alice B. Gibney ...

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THE HAUNTED, MASTODON, HATESPHERE To Tour Europe

THE HAUNTED, MASTODON and HATESPHERE will team up for a European tour in April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 01 – Odense - Rytmeposten, DEN Apr. 02 - The Baroeg - Rotterdam, NETH Apr. 03 - Vera - Groningen, NETH Apr. 04 - Biebob - Vosselar, BEL Apr. 05 - Afterclub - Nancy/Amnev, FRA ...

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