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MEANS END Signs With ROGUE RECORDS

Swedish metallers MEANS END have inked a publishing and distribution deal with Rogue Records. The band's latest album, "The Didact", will be reissued on September 17 both in digital format and as a physical CD. The official video for the song "Nox Aurumque" off "The Didact" can be seen below. Commented Dean Martinetti, owner of ...

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Australian Metal Band's Song Being Studied At Sydney Conservatorium Of Music

Australian metallers NE OBLIVISCARIS have seen their song "And Plague Flowers The Kaleidoscope" (hear audio below) included in a teaching curriculum at the Sydney Conservatorium Of Music, one of Australia's most prestigious classical conservatories. The track will undergo a compositional analysis by Professor Matthew Hindson, Chair Of Composition at the conservatorium. Hindson is a world-renowned ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: New Video Interview With LIAM WILSON

Kristyn Clarke of PopCultureMadness.com and ConcertBlogger.com conducted an interview with bassist Liam Wilson of the New Jersey-based "mathcore" act THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN at this month's Orion Music + More festival in Detroit, Michigan. You can now watch the chat below. THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN was forced to cancel its summer European festival and club ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY: 'Killhammer' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Greek/German heavy metallers MYSTIC PROPHECY will release their eighth album, "Killhammer", on September 27 via Massacre Records. The effort will be made available as a jewel case, limited-edition A5 digipak with a bonus live DVD, as well as limited vinyl LP in gatefold cover. "Killhammer" was recorded at the Prophecy & Music Factory Studios with ...

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METALLICA Pinball Machine: Video Tour

Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's leading maker of real pinball games and the AAMA 2012 Manufacturer Of The Year, last month announced the availability of the METALLICA pinball games. The newest addition to the iconic Stern collection of rock and roll machines honors one of the world's foremost rock bands. METALLICA's notoriously fast tempos and ...

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METALLICA Pinball Machine: More Details Revealed

Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's leading maker of real pinball games and the AAMA 2012 Manufacturer Of The Year, has announced the availability of the METALLICA pinball game. The newest addition to the iconic Stern collection of rock and roll machines honors one of the world's foremost rock bands. METALLICA's notoriously fast tempos and aggressive ...

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BLOWSIGHT: 'Hit On The Radio' Video Releaed

"Hit On The Radio", the new video from Stockholm, Sweden-based modern rockers BLOWSIGHT, can be viewed below. The clip was once again directed by Tim Aßmann at Visionary Moments in Burscheild, Germany. The song comes off the band's new album, "Life & Death", which will be released in North America on April 9 via Eclipse ...

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DIABOLICAL: 'Neogenesis' Album Artwork Unveiled

"Neogenesis", the fifth studio album from Swedish death metallers DIABOLICAL, will be released on April 19. The CD was recorded at Necromorbus Studio (WATAIN, UNANIMATED, DESTRÖYER 666) in Alvik, Sweden with the band's vocalist/guitarist, Sverker Widgren, in the producer's chair. Comments DIABOLICAL guitarist Tobias Jansson: "It is with great pleasure that we finally get to ...

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ASESINO Preparing To Enter Studio

ASESINO — the death metal/grindcore project featuring FEAR FACTORY/DIVINE HERESY guitarist Dino Cazares and ex-STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos (on bass/vocals) — is preparing to enter the studio to begin recording its third album, "La Segunda Venida" (English-language translation: "The Second Coming") for a late 2013 release via Odio Records. Prior to laying down the new ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY Preparing To Enter Studio

Greek/German heavy metallers MYSTIC PROPHECY are preparing to enter the studio to begin recording their eighth album for an early 2013 release. The recording process will once again take place at the Prophecy & Music Factory Studios in Germany, with singer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis (SUICIDAL ANGELS, VALLEY'S EVE, INSIDEAD) in the producer's chair. The set ...

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DEVIL'S TRAIN Begins Work On New Album

DEVIL'S TRAIN — the band featuring MYSTIC PROPHECY mainman/producer Roberto Dimitri Liapakis, ex-STRATOVARIUS drummer Jörg Michael, guitarist Lakis Ragazas, and ex-SYMFONIA/STRATOVARIUS bassist Jari Kainulainen — has commenced the songwriting process for its sophomore album, to be, once again, recorded at Prophecy & Music Factory Studios in Germany with Liapakis in the producer chair. The CD ...

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SVART CROWN Begins Recording New Album

French death/black metal band SVART CROWN has entered St. Marthe studio (KICKBACK, HANGMAN'S CHAIR, ARKHON INFAUTUS) to begin recording its new album for a fall 2013 release via Listenable Records. SVART CROWN's most recent album, "Witnessing The Fall", was released in February 2011 through Listenable. Spawned in France by guitarist/vocalist J.B. Le Bail, SVART CROWN ...

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SOCIETY 1 Rejoined By Bassist DIRT VON KARLOFF

Bassist Dirt Von Karloff has returned to SOCIETY 1 after a year-and-half hiatus. Dirt spent seven years in SOCIETY 1 before leaving the band on amicable terms to explore other musical opportunities. After some time had passed, his desire to return to the group resurfaced. Following some contemplation and after hearing some of the rehearsal ...

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Video: AEROSMITH's JOE PERRY Talks About Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center

The Geoffrey Beene Foundation has launches its 2012 Rock Stars Of Science campaign to honor leading scientists and next generation researchers at the Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York. Joe Perry, AEROSMITH guitar legend and Rock Stars Of Science founding father, just off the band's acclaimed The ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH Dedicates Song To Hurricane Sandy Victims

According to The Pulse Of Radio, VAN HALEN frontman David Lee Roth has posted a new solo song online called "One Piece Thermo-Molded Country Plastic Chair", which he said is "dedicated to all who are affected by and recovering from Hurricane Sandy." Roth co-wrote the tune with Scotty Emerick and posted a video for it ...

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LAMB OF GOD 'Mutha' Is Very Proud Of Her Sons

Patricia Strehl Adler, the mother of LAMB OF GOD members Chris (drums) and Willie Adler (guitar), was interviewed for the "Metal Muthas" column in the December 2012 issue of Decibel magazine. Asked what her sons were like growing up, Patricia Strehl Adler said, "Chris was one of those pen-clickers that a lot of teachers find ...

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