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MUNICIPAL WASTE Confirmed For U.K.'s READING, LEEDS Festivals

Virginian thrashers MUNICIPAL WASTE have been confirmed for this year's Reading and Leeds festivals, which will take place over the weekend of August 28-30 in Reading and Leeds in the United Kingdom. MUNICIPAL WASTE has completed work on its fourth album, "Massive Aggressive", with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (MADBALL, HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL, UNEARTH) for an ...

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MALLEK: First Track Posted Online

Former HAVOCHATE vocalist Jon Mallek has teamed up with producer extraordinaire Tim Gilles (HAVOCHATE, OVERKILL, M.O.D., S.O.D., MERAUDER, ANTHRAX, THURSDAY, MISFITS, ILL NINO, MADBALL, AGNOSTIC FRONT, CANDIRIA) to record three new songs which are described in a press release as "metal for the masses." The material was tracked at Big Blue Meenie Studios in Jersey ...

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HATEBREED European Release Of 'For The Lions' Limited-Edition CD Digipack, LP Postponed

Century Media Records has announced that the European release of the limited-edition CD digipack and LP of the much-anticipated covers album by Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED, entitled "For The Lions", has been postponed due to "manufacturing issues." The limited-edition CD digipack and LP versions of "For The Lions" will now be released on May 25 ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE Interviewed In Montreal; Video Available

HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with Virginian thrashers MUNICIPAL WASTE on April 16, 2009 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Watch the 14-minute chat below. MUNICIPAL WASTE has completed work on its fourth album, "Massive Aggressive", with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (MADBALL, HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL, UNEARTH) for an August 24 release via Earache Records. The band ...

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HATEBREED: 'For The Lions' E-Card Available

An e-card for "For The Lions", the forthcoming covers album from the Connecticut-based hardcore/metal band HATEBREED, can be accessed at this location. Due on May 5, "For The Lions", to be released on E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records), is the follow-up to the band's #1 Billboard charting DVD, "Live Dominance" (released September of ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE: New Album Release Date Announced

Virginian thrashers MUNICIPAL WASTE have completed work on their fourth album, "Massive Aggressive", with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (MADBALL, HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL, UNEARTH) for an August 24 release via Earache Records. The band has since hit the road for a six-week U.S. tour with LAMB OF GOD, AS I LAY DYING, CHILDREN OF BODOM and ...

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HATEBREED Covers SLAYER's 'Ghosts of War'; Full Video Released

The video for HATEBREED's cover of the SLAYER classic "Ghosts of War" can be viewed below. (Note: Video stream may not be available to soem non-U.S. residents). Helmed by "Live Dominance" director Kevin Custer, the clip is the first to feature returning HATEBREED guitarist Wayne Lozinak. The track comes off the band's forthcoming covers album, ...

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HATEBREED To Release 5 Consecutive Digital Singles From Forthcoming Covers Album

Beginning today, Connecticut-based hardcore/metal leaders HATEBREED will roll out five consecutive digital singles on iTunes from their forthcoming new covers album, "For The Lions", leading up to the album's May 5 release. The first single, the band's bludgeoning take on "Thirsty & Miserable" (from BLACK FLAG) is now available for purchase. Each digital track purchased ...

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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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AGNOSTIC FRONT Recruits Former LEEWAY Drummer

The Godfathers of New York hardcore, AGNOSTIC FRONT, have announced the addition of drummer Pokey Mo (formerly of the legendary hardcore/metal crossover band LEEWAY) to the group's ranks. "The band is extremely happy to welcome Pokey to the fold," exclaimed AGNOSTIC FRONT vocalist Roger Miret. "He's a pro and we look forward to having him ...

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MADBALL, OBSCURA, ROTTING CHRIST Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT Festival

MADBALL, OBSCURA and ROTTING CHRIST have been confirmed for this year's Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 6-8 in Pevnost, Josefov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ATHEIST BENEATH THE MASSACRE BRUJERIA DAGOBA DARK FUNERAL DARKANE GWAR HATE ETERNAL IMMORTAL KRISIUN MADBALL MARDUK MISERY INDEX NEGURA BUNGET OBSCURA ORPHANED ...

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HATEBREED: Longer 'Uranium' Interview Clip Available

"Uranium", which is exclusively available on Fuse On Demand, sat down with members of HATEBREED to talk about the band's first DVD, their upcoming book and their hardcore fan base. The full interview is available all March long only on Fuse on Demand. Watch an eight-minute clip below. Fuse on Demand is available on Cablevision, ...

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SKARHEAD Signs With I SCREAM RECORDS

I Scream Records has announced the signing of SKARHEAD for the release of the band's long-awaited new record, "Drugs, Music and Sex". Due late summer, the CD was recorded and mixed by Dean Baltulonis (SICK OF IT ALL, MADBALL, AGNOSTIC FRONT) and produced by Lord Ezec. The album features guest appearances by some of the ...

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ATHEIST, BRUJERIA, NEGURA BUNGET Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT Festival

ATHEIST, BRUJERIA and NEGURA BUNGET have been confirmed for this year's Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 6-8 in Pevnost, Josefov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ATHEIST BENEATH THE MASSACRE BRUJERIA DAGOBA DARK FUNERAL DARKANE GWAR HATE ETERNAL IMMORTAL KRISIUN MADBALL MARDUK MISERY INDEX NEGURA BUNGET ORPHANED LAND ...

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HATEBREED To Film Video For Cover Of SLAYER's 'Ghosts Of War'

Vocalist Jamey Jasta of the Connecticut-based hardcore/metal band HATEBREED has issued the following update: "HATEBREED played a last-minute show in Springfield, Massachusetts last night; we had a blast! Thanks to everyone who came out! People came from all over. It was amazing and Wayne [original guitarist Wayne Lozinak, who recently rejoined the band] did great. ...

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HATEBREED Interviewed On 'Uranium'; Clip Available

"Uranium", which is exclusively available on Fuse On Demand, sat down with members of HATEBREED to talk about the band's first DVD, their upcoming book and their hardcore fan base. The full interview is available all March long only on Fuse on Demand. Watch a clip below. Fuse on Demand is available on Cablevision, Comcast, ...

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THICK AS BLOOD: New Song Posted Online

Miami, Florida's THICK AS BLOOD has posted a new track, "Misery Loves Company", on MySpace. The song comes off the hardcore band's new album, "Embrace", which will be available April 14 on Eulogy Recordings. Formed in 2004, THICK AS BLOOD started out as a seven-man team but recently trimmed down their roster to ...

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HATEBREED: 'For The Lions' European Release Date Announced

Hardcore metal leaders HATEBREED will release their long-awaited new covers album, "For The Lions", in Europe on May 11, 2009 via Century Media Records. Due in the U.S. on Tuesday, May 5 via E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records), tis new release is the follow-up to the band's #1 Billboard-charting DVD "Live Dominance", which came out ...

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DEVIL IN ME: 'Only God Can Judge Me' Video Available

"Only God Can Judge Me", the new video from Portugal's hardcore heroes DEVIL IN ME, can be viewed below. The song is the second single from the band's I Scream Records debut album, "Brothers In Arms". Due out March 20, the CD was recorded and produced by Miguel Marques (EASYWAY, TWENTYINCHBURIAL, MORE THAN A THOUSAND) ...

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HATEBREED Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

Hardcore metal leaders HATEBREED are set to release their long-awaited new covers album, "For The Lions", on Tuesday May 5, 2009 via E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records). This new release is the follow-up to the band's #1 Billboard-charting DVD "Live Dominance", which came out last September. The songs on "For The Lions" were carefully selected ...

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HATEBREED's All-Covers Album 'For The Lions' Due In May

Connecticut-based hardcore/metal band HATEBREED will release an all-covers album, entitled "For the Lions", in May via Koch Records. The CD is expected to include HATEBREED's renditions of songs by SLAYER, MISFITS, METALLICA, JUDGE, CRO-MAGS, D.R.I., NEGATIVE APPROACH, AGNOSTIC FRONT, MADBALL, SHEER TERROR and OBITUARY, among others. A snippet of HATEBREED's cover of SLAYER's "Ghost of ...

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Ex-HAVOCHATE Singer Working On New Material

Former HAVOCHATE vocalist Jon Mallek has teamed up with producer extraordinaire Tim Gilles (HAVOCHATE, OVERKILL, M.O.D., S.O.D., MERAUDER, ANTHRAX, THURSDAY, MISFITS, ILL NINO, MADBALL, AGNOSTIC FRONT, CANDIRIA) to record three new songs which are described in a press release as "metal for the masses." The material was tracked at Big Blue Meenie Studios in Jersey ...

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HATEBREED's Cover Of SEPULTURA's 'Refuse/Resist' Posted Online

HATEBREED's cover of SEPULTURA's "Refuse/Resist" is available for streaming on the Connecticut-based hardcore/metal band's MySpace page. The track was included on the soundtrack release to "Punisher: War Zone" from Marvel Comics' latest film adaptation of fictional vigilante and deadly antihero Frank Castle. Released this past November 25, the lethal motion picture soundtrack features ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT: Video Interview Available

HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with vocalist Roger Miret and guitarist Vinny Stigma of New York hardcore legends AGNOSTIC FRONT when they played Les Foufounes Electriques in Montreal, Quebec, Canada with THE CARRIER on November 18, 2008. Watch the 16-minute chat below. AGNOSTIC FRONT's latest album, "Warriors", was released in North America on November ...

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