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MASTER, MORGOTH, PESTILENCE Members Guest On MEGASCAVENGER Debut

After releasing his "Songs Of Flesh (Part I)" seven-inch EP in early 2012, inexhaustible Swedish maniac Rogga Johansson (PAGANIZER, RIBSPREADER, DEMIURG, THE GROTESQUERY, BONE GNAWER, REVOLTING) strikes back with the debut album of his most recent project: MEGASCAVENGER. Out now via Selfmadegod Records, "Descent Of Yuggoth" consists of nine Swedish-style death metal songs that will ...

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Former OBSCURA/PESTILENCE Bassist Working On Microtonal Recordings For 7-String Bass

Dutch bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling is working on a new series of microtonal recordings for seven-string bass. Three pieces, "Discrepantium", "Transluon" (written by contemporary composer Jurica Jelic) and "Mpulse", will be released later this year. "At this stage of my career, these recordings are important for me, as I'm trying to discover other techniques and ...

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ABORTED: Official 'Vermicular, Obscene, Obese' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Vermicular, Obscene, Obese" from Belgian death metalers ABORTED can be seen below. Commented the band's vocalist, Sven "Svencho" de Caluwé: "Eating carbs is bad, mmmkay? So yeah, we have this new lyric video up for 'Vermicular, Obscene, Obese'... which isn't really about carbs, unless you count corpses as ...

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PESTILENCE: New Album Cover Art Unveiled

Resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metallers PESTILENCE will enter the studio in February to begin recording their new album, "Obsideo". The drum tracks on the CD will be laid down by Dave Haley of Australia's PSYCROPTIC. Songtitles set to appear on the effort include "Necromorph", "Saturation", "Soulrot", "Laniatus" and "Superconcious". According to guitarist/vocalist Patrick Mameli, ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN To Guest On New AVANTASIA Album

AYREON mastermind Arjen Lucassen (also ex-BODINE, VENGEANCE) has been confirmed as one of the guest musicians who will appear on "The Mystery Of Time", the new album from EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet's AVANTASIA project. Also scheduled to make appearances on the CD are Michael Kiske (UNISONIC, HELLOWEEN), SAXON frontman Biff Byford, former KISS guitarist Bruce ...

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VOMITILE Signs With HORROR PAIN GORE DEATH PRODUCTIONS

Horror Pain Gore Death Productions has signed Cyprus-based old-school death metal maniacs VOMITILE. The band's debut album, "Igniting Chaos", will be released on January 22, 2013. According to a press release, VOMITILE "capture the true vile essence of the old-school on 'Igniting Chaos'. Full of punishing riffs and extreme aggression, VOMITILE unleash a killer recording ...

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