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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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SHELTER Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

SHELTER have been confirmed for this year's installment of the With Full Force festival, set to take place June 30 – July 2 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): A.O.K. AGNOSTIC FRONT AMORPHIS ARCH ENEMY BLEED THE SKY BLOODSIMPLE BORN FROM PAIN BOYSETSFIRE BULLET ...

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MADBALL, IGNITE, LEEWAY Confirmed For Germany's PRESSURE FESTIVAL

MADBALL, IGNITE, LEEWAY and MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD are among the confirmed bands for the Pressure Festival, set to take place June 23-25 at the Gysenberg Hall in Herne, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: MADBALL IGNITE LEEWAY MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD RINGWORM DAMNATION AD DARKEST HOUR EVERGREEN TERRACE GO IT ALONE GUNS UP! ...

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KORN, OPETH, DEICIDE Confirmed For France's HELLFEST

According to festival organizers, KORN, OPETH, DEICIDE, AGNOSTIC FRONT and ENTOMBED are among the confirmed bands for the European edition of the Hellfest festival, set to take place June 24-26 at Clisson in France. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGNOSTIC FRONT AMENRA APOCALYPTICA CONVERGE CORTEZ DAMNATION AD DEICIDE DEMENTED ARE GO ENTOMBED ...

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SOULFLY, OPETH Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE FESTIVAL

SOULFLY, OPETH, BOYSETSFIRE and DEADLINE have been confirmed for this year's installment of the With Full Force Festival, set to take place June 30 – July 2 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): A.O.K. AMORPHIS BLEED THE SKY BORN FROM PAIN BOYSETSFIRE CELTIC FROST ...

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GRAVEWORM Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

Italian gothic black metal band GRAVEWORM have been confirmed for this year's installment of the With Full Force Festival, set to take place June 30 – July 2 at Flugplatz Roitzschjora in Löbnitz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: KORN CELTIC FROST KREATOR IN EXTREMO CLAWFINGER A.O.K. AMORPHIS BLEED THE SKY BORN ...

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WITH HONOR Part Ways With Singer, Announce Temporary Replacement

Connecticut hardcore heavyweights WITH HONOR have parted ways with vocalist Todd Mackey. However, "despite the recent departure of our singer, we will still be appearing on all upcoming tours and shows, including the East Coast run with STRIKE ANYWHERE and a European tour this summer with IGNITE," the band write in a statement. "We are ...

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DEICIDE, IGNITE, CATARACT Confirmed For Austria's METALLIGA OPEN AIR Festival

DEICIDE, IGNITE and CATARACT are the latest confirmed bands for this year's Metalliga Open Air festival, set to take place June 16-17 in Dornbirn – Lustenau, Austria. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BITTERNESS (Germany) BORN FROM PAIN (Netherlands) CADAVERES (Hungary) CATARACT (Switzerland) CONTRAPTION (Germany) DARK FUNERAL (Sweden) DEICIDE (USA) ...

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FIRST BLOOD Sign With TRUSTKILL RECORDS

Trustkill Records has announced the signing of San Francisco Bay Area's hardcore act FIRST BLOOD. The band, which features ex-TERROR bassist Carl Schwartz on vocals and current TERROR member Doug Weber on guitar, formed in early 2002 from the ashes of SWORN VENGEANCE, a group of which Carl and Doug were both members. Even without ...

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IGNITE Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Southern California's IGNITE entered the studio on November 14, 2005 with producer Cameron Webb (SILVERSTEIN, SUM 41, MOTÖRHEAD) to begin recording their first full-length album since 2000's "A Place Called Home" (TVT), tentatively due this spring via Abacus Recordings. When asked about the album, IGNITE frontman Zoltan Teglas stated, "This is turning out to be ...

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SUBMISSION: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new track from Denmark's SUBMISSION, entitled "Deathride to Escape", has been made available for download at this location. The song comes off the band's debut album, "Failure to Perfection", due in Europe on February 27, 2006 via Listenable Records. The first part of the album recordings was done at Hansen studios in ...

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SUBMISSION Finalize Track Listing For Debut Album

Danish metallers SUBMISSION, who won the "Best Self-Financed Release" prize at the Danish Metal Awards 2004, have finalized the track listing for their debut album, "Failure to Perfection", tentatively due in early 2006 via Listenable Records. The first part of the album recordings was done at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen ...

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Live in São Paulo - SEPULTURA

Four minutes into an intro encompassing the opening sounds to all their albums, including the comically belching vocal that kicked off their long-ago "Bestial Devastation" EP, plus the acoustic interlude from "Beneath the Remains", the point couldn't be more plainly stated. After twenty years, and nearly a decade with their current lineup, SEPULTURA has not ...

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