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INTRONAUT Signs With METAL BLADE; New Album Due In 2020

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of INTRONAUT. Currently working on the follow-up to the critically acclaimed "The Direction Of Last Things" (2015), the band plans to release its new album in 2020. Sacha Dunable (guitars, vocals) has checked in from the studio with the following comment, regarding this upcoming record and signing: "INTRONAUT ...

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KILL DEVIL HILL Guitarist MARK ZAVON To Release Debut Solo Album

KILL DEVIL HILL guitarist Mark Zavon will release his self-titled debut solo album on November 23 via EMP Label Group, the label founded by MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson. Described in a press release as a collection of "timeless, uptempo hard rock songs" featuring "catchy riffs and giant hooks," the 10-song offering sees Zavon handling not ...

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EXPULSION Feat. REPULSION, EXHUMED Members: Entire 'Nightmare Future' Album Available For Streaming

"Nightmare Future", the debut album from EXPULSION, the extreme metal act featuring members of REPULSION, EXHUMED, PHOBIA, INTRONAUT, GRUESOME and numerous others, can be streamed in its entirety below. The disc was released on July 14 on CD/LP/digital via Relapse Records. "Nightmare Future" was produced by Matt Olivo, mixed by TOXIC HOLOCAUST's Joel Grind and ...

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REPULSION, EXHUMED Members Join Forces In EXPULSION

Relapse Records has announced the signing of extreme metal act EXPULSION. The newly formed group features members of REPULSION, EXHUMED, PHOBIA, INTRONAUT, GRUESOME and numerous others. EXPULSION's debut album, "Nightmare Future", will be released on July 14 on CD/LP/digital. Hear the track "Altar Of Slaughter" now via YouTube below. "Nightmare Future" was produced by Matt ...

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INTRONAUT: 'Fast Worms' Video Released

"Fast Worms", the new vide from the post-metal progressive powerhouse INTRONAUT, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's fifth studio album, "The Direction Of Last Things", which was released on November 13 via Century Media in the following formats; CD digipak, digital download, and limited-edition first-run LP. The disc was mixed ...

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INTRONAUT: New Song 'Digital Gerrymandering' Available For Streaming

"Digital Gerrymandering", a brand new song from the post-metal progressive powerhouse INTRONAUT, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's fifth studio album, "The Direction Of Last Things", which will be available November 13 via Century Media in the following formats; CD digipak, digital download, and limited-edition first-run LP. The disc was ...

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INTRONAUT: New Song 'Fast Worms' Available For Streaming

"Fast Worms", a brand new song from the post-metal progressive powerhouse INTRONAUT, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's fifth studio album, "The Direction Of Last Things", which will be available November 13 via Century Media in the following formats; CD digipak, digital download, and limited-edition first-run LP. The disc was ...

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V - SCALE THE SUMMIT

On a personal note, I'm happy to see how far SCALE THE SUMMIT has come over the years. They're proof positive of how far one can go from DIY to international acclamation. I received the band's self-released "Monuments" album back in 2007 as part of a grass-roots Internet campaign by Chris Letchford and Travis Levrier ...

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INTRONAUT To Release 'The Direction Of Last Things' Album In November

Post-metal progressive powerhouse INTRONAUT has revealed release details for its upcoming fifth studio album. Mixed by Devin Townsend, "The Direction Of Last Things" will be available November 13 via Century Media in the following formats; CD digipak, digital download, and limited-edition first-run LP. The initial LP run of "The Direction Of Last Things" will be ...

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INTRONAUT Begins Work On Fifth Album

Los Angeles-based post-progressive metal band INTRONAUT has entered Clearlake Audio with engineer Josh Newell to begin recording its fifth full-length album. The CD will be mixed by Devin Townsend for a late 2015 release via Century Media Records. Commented INTRONAUT vocalist/guitarist Sacha Dunable: "Really pumped on these songs. Overall, it's going to be a bit ...

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JOB FOR A COWBOY: Entire 'Sun Eater' Album Available For Streaming

"Sun Eater", the fourth full-length album from Arizona extreme metallers JOB FOR A COWBOY, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. Due on November 11 in North America (one day earlier internationally) via Metal Blade Records, the CD was produced by Jason Suecof, who has previously worked with TRIVIUM, AUGUST BURNS ...

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JOB FOR A COWBOY To Release 'Sun Eater' Album In November

Arizona extreme metallers JOB FOR A COWBOY have completed work on their fourth full-length album, "Sun Eater", for a November 11 release in North America (one day earlier internationally) via Metal Blade Records. The CD was produced by Jason Suecof, who has previously worked with TRIVIUM, AUGUST BURNS RED, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, ALL THAT ...

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JOB FOR A COWBOY Mixing New Album

Arizona extreme metallers JOB FOR A COWBOY have begun mixing their fourth full-length album at Audiohammer studios in Sanford, Florida with producer Jason Suecof. This is the band's fourth consecutive project with Suecof, having previously worked with him on "Ruination" (2009), "Gloom" (2011), and "Demonocracy" (2012). As previously reported, JOB FOR A COWBOY has enlisted ...

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MESHUGGAH Announces 25th-Anniversary North American Tour Dates

Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH will return to North America this summer to celebrate their 25th year of musical deviance with festival appearances, Canadian dates, and clubs that will fill to capacity. Opening for them (on all but the two festival dates) will be North Carolina's BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME. MESHUGGAH aims to play ...

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Former CRISIS Frontwoman KARYN CRISIS Reveals Details Of GOSPEL OF THE WITCHES Project

Visual artist and former CRISIS vocalist Karyn Crisis has revealed details of her newest musical project, GOSPEL OF THE WITCHES. GOSPEL OF THE WITCHES features Crisis' unmistakable vocals and mystical lyrics, over music composed by EPHEL DUATH mastermind Davide Tiso. With Tiso playing all guitars and bass, the all-star lineup is completed by Danny Walker ...

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KATATONIA Parts Ways With Guitarist PER 'SODOMIZER' ERIKSSON

Swedish dark rockers KATATONIA have released the following statement: "It has been some time coming but guitarist Per 'Sodomizer' Eriksson and KATATONIA have now mutually agreed to part ways. "Per joined the band in 2010 as a live session player, and after some substantial touring, quickly became a steady fixture being heavily involved in the ...

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MESHUGGAH To Play Select 25th-Anniversary Festival Shows

Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH have issued the following update: "You try to wrap your head around it but comprehension fails — it's been twenty-five years since the first official MESHUGGAH release!!! The self-titled (though often referred to as 'Psykisk Testbild') EP came out on the small local Umeå label Garageland Records in 1989, making ...

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CASTLE Preparing To Enter Studio

Following the successful release of their Prosthetic Records debut, "Blacklands", which earned the female-fronted doom trio a nomination for a Juno Award (Canada's Grammy equivalent) for "Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year," CASTLE will soon return to the studio to record a new album, with producer Billy Anderson (SLEEP, NEUROSIS) again overseeing the sessions. Commented ...

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KATATONIA Speaks To HEAVY METAL ARTWORK (Video)

Heavy Metal Artwork conducted an interview with Swedish dark rockers KATATONIA before the band's November 3, 2013 concert at Roundhouse in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. KATATONIA recently supported PARADISE LOST on the "Tragic Illusion" 25th-anniversary tour alongside LACUNA COIL. Concurrently, also celebrating their own 10th anniversary for their ...

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INTRONAUT: 'Harmonomicon' Video Released

"Harmonomicon", the new video from the Los Angeles post-metal prog phenomenon INTRONAUT, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's fourth full-length album, "Habitutal Levitations", which was released on March 19 in North America. The album artwork and layout was created by David D'Andrea, who has worked with the band on previous ...

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MURDER CONSTRUCT: 'The Next Life' Video Released

"The Next Life", the new video from Los Angeles, California death dealers MURDER CONSTRUCT, can be seen below. The clip, directed by Mitch Massie (CATTLE DECAPITATION, THE LOCUST), visually captures the chaos and anxiety that the band flawlessly conveys in brutal, sonic form. "The Next Life" is taken from MURDER CONSTRUCT's debut full-length, "Results", which ...

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MESHUGGAH Is 'Excited' About Returning To The Studio

Guitarist Mårten Hagström of Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH was interviewed on Chile's Radio Futuro before the band's November 12 performance at Teatro Caupolicán in Santiago. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. A couple of excerpts from the interview follow. On MESHUGGAH's plans for the immediate future: Mårten: "This ...

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