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IT DIES TODAY To Release 'Sacred Heart' Video This Month

IT DIES TODAY is set to release the video for "Sacred Heart" (Sacre Coeur) from its new album, "Sirens", at the end of September. The clip was filmed by Salzy (MUDVAYNE, MEGADETH, DAMAGEPLAN) in downtown Los Angeles in the Poodle Parlor, which is a vintage warehouse that people rent out to film. Based on the ...

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NEVERMORE Headlines POWER PROG WEST FESTIVAL: Photos Available

Seattle-based metallers NEVERMORE headlined the Power Prog West Festival on Sunday, August 27 at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood, CA. Among the attendees were Gene Hoglan (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD), Ray Alder (FATES WARNING), Craig Anderson (IGNITE), Brendon Small (co-creator of the cartoon series "Death Clock Metalocalypse"), and Melanie Good, who played Brittany Fairchild (the girl ...

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SHAI HULUD To Release METAL BLADE Debut In Early 2007

SHAI HULUD is back together and has recently signed a deal with Metal Blade Records. The band is about to hit the road for a string of dates in Europe with PARKWAY DRIVE and REMEMBERING NEVER. Shortly after SHAI HULUD returns to the States, they will head out with DEAD TO FALL, TWELVE TRIBES, and ...

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VIRGIN STEELE: Two New Songs Available For Streaming

Two songs from the VIRGIN STEELE's forthcoming eleventh album, "Visions of Eden - The Lilith Project - A Barbaric Romantic Movie of the Mind""Immortal I Stand (The Birth Of Adam)" and "The Hidden God" — have been made available for streaming. Check them out: "Immortal I Stand (The Birth Of Adam)" :

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IGNITE: New Tour Dates Announced

West Coast conscious hardcore champions IGNITE have announced two fall tours. The band will first join Richmond, VA's politico hardcore machine STRIKE ANYWHERE across the East Coast in early September, including co-headlining dates. They will also do a Canadian run with legendary surf punks PENNYWISE and the incomparable CIRCLE JERKS. Speaking of their forthcoming run ...

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IGNITE: 'Bleeding' Video Available Online

IGNITE's video for the song "Bleeding" has been posted online at this location. The clip is the first video from IGNITE's new album, "Our Darkest Days", which was recently released through Abacus Recordings. The band, who have been crafting some of the most definitive melodic West Coast hardcore over the past decade, are ...

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CRESCENT SHIELD Sign With CRUZ DEL SUR MUSIC

California's traditional melodic metal band CRESCENT SHIELD, which features which features the talents of former DESTINY'S END guitarist Dan DeLucie and former ONWARD vocalist Michael Grant, has inked a deal with Cruz Del Sur Music. The group's full-length debut, entitled "The Last of My Kind", will be released in late October. CRESCENT SHIELD's lineup is ...

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DARKANE Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Swedish high-energy thrashers DARKANE have been confirmed for the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 23-25 in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 23: WHITESNAKE LACUNA COIL SATYRICON DIE KRUPPS MOONSPELL MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP EVERGREY EDGUY TRIVIUM Y&T THE GATHERING LEAVES' EYES STREAM OF PASSION GOJIRA SOILWORK ...

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STILLBORN RECORDS Partners With ABACUS RECORDINGS

A long-standing friendship has lead to an exciting partnership between Stillborn Records and Abacus Recordings. Abacus Recordings will now be sub-distributing and becoming involved with marketing strategies for Stillborn releases. "We are ecstatic about working with the Stillborn releases," says Ray Harkins of Abacus Recordings. "Stillborn has signed some very long standing and developing artists ...

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IGNITE THE WILL Sign With DOUBLE OR NOTHING RECORDS

Double or Nothing Records has announced the signing of Iowa's IGNITE THE WILL. IGNITE THE WILL "deliver a socially and politically conscious message with raw, heavy, and honest hardcore," according to a press release. The band recently finished recording their debut full-length CD, titled "Words Fail", for an August 8 release. The effort was produced ...

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Our Darkest Days - IGNITE

The terms "melodic" and "hardcore" tend to go together like oil and water if not done just right. On "Our Darkest Days", Orange County's IGNITE does it just right. Considering the number of bands that combine the two elements and ultimately water down the best parts of both (i.e., WITH HONOR), that IGNITE are able ...

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ANCIENT RITES Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Belgian metallers ANCIENT RITES have been confirmed for the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 23-25 in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 23: WHITESNAKE LACUNA COIL SATYRICON SEVENDUST MOONSPELL MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP EVERGREY EDGUY TRIVIUM Y&T THE GATHERING LEAVES' EYES STREAM OF PASSION GOJIRA SOILWORK 36 ...

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CALLENISH CIRCLE Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Dutch melodic death metallers CALLENISH CIRCLE have been confirmed for the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 23-25 in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 23: WHITESNAKE LACUNA COIL SATYRICON SEVENDUST MOONSPELL MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP EVERGREY EDGUY TRIVIUM Y&T THE GATHERING LEAVES' EYES STREAM OF PASSION GOJIRA ...

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CRESCENT SHIELD: Former DESTINY'S END, ONWARD Members Complete New Recording

CRESCENT SHIELD, which features the talents of former DESTINY'S END guitarist Dan DeLucie and former ONWARD vocalist Michael Grant, have completed recording their debut album. Drummer Craig Anderson (SEVEN WITCHES, ENGINE, IGNITE) and bassist Melanie Sisneros (SINERGY, NEW EDEN) complete the band's lineup. The band is now seeking a label home. Track listing: 01. Above ...

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MISERY SPEAKS To Release Debut Album In June

German death metallers MISERY SPEAKS will release their self-titled debut album on June 23 via Alveran Records. The CD was recorded and produced by Ralf Müller, Alexander Dietz and Patrick W. Engel at Rape Of Harmonies Studio (HEAVEN SHALL BURN, FALL OF SERENITY, MAROON, NARZISS) and was mixed by Swedish producer/artist Dan Swanö (EDGE OF ...

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DEADSTAR ASSEMBLY To Release Sophomore Album In July

South Florida's DEADSTAR ASSEMBLY will release their sophomore record, "Unsaved", on July 11 in the United States via PURE Records (RED Distribution) and late May/early June in Europe on The A Label. Produced by DEADSTAR ASSEMBLY themselves and Jeremy Staska (POISON THE WELL, NEW FOUND GLORY, REMEMBERING NEVER), "Unsaved" is described in a press release ...

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DEATH ANGEL Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have been confirmed for the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 23-25 in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 23: WHITESNAKE LACUNA COIL SATYRICON MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP MOONSPELL EVERGREY EDGUY TRIVIUM Y&T LEAVES' EYES ANVIL THE GATHERING GOJIRA SOILWORK 36 ...

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IGNITE, CALIBAN, HATESPHERE, THE REAL MCKENZIES To Headline Germany's TRAFFIC JAM Festival

IGNITE and CALIBAN are among the confirmed headlining acts for this year's Traffic Jam Open Air festival, set to take place on July 28-29 in Dieburg (near Darmstadt), Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANTRIEB CALIBAN CASHLESS CASKETNAIL CONTRAPTION DOWNTOWN TORPEDOS EVIL CAVIES GOETZ WIDMANN HATESPHERE IGNITE LONGING FOR ...

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VIRGIN STEELE Frontman Talks About Upcoming CD

Aural Fix magazine recently conducted an interview with VIRGIN STEELE frontman David DeFeis. An excerpt from the chat follows: Q: I know you've spent a lot of time into the making of the upcoming VIRGIN STEELE CD. Can you share a little, or a lot, about what the fans can expect, regarding the overall theme ...

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Germany's MISERY SPEAKS Sign With ALVERAN RECORDS

German death metallers MISERY SPEAKS have inked a deal with Alveran Records. The group's self-titled debut album was recorded and produced by Ralf Müller, Alexander Dietz and Patrick W. Engel at Rape Of Harmonies Studio (HEAVEN SHALL BURN, FALL OF SERENITY, MAROON, NARZISS) and was mixed by Swedish producer/artist Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH, ...

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IGNITE: New Song Posted Online

A brand new IGNITE track, entitled "Bleeding", has been made available for streaming at this location. The song comes off the Orange County band's upcoming album, "Our Darkest Days", due in Europe on May 15 via Century Media Records. The CD was produced and mixed by Cameron Webb (SOCIAL DISTORTION, MOTÖRHEAD, SUM 41, ...

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IGNITE: New Album Details Revealed

Orange County darlings IGNITE will release their new album, "Our Darkest Days", on May 15 on Century Media Records in Europe. The band, whose fan base has largely been developed through near-constant global touring, deliver a passionate and truly unique mix of hardcore, rock, and punk that has taken them and their message to over ...

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