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HELL'S DOMAIN: Another New Song Available For Streaming

HELL'S DOMAIN — the Danish thrash metal band featuring former members of HATESPHERE, KOLDBORN, EXMORTEM and ARTILLERY — will release its self-titled debut album on September 23 via Punishment 18 Records. The CD's cover artwork was created by Ed Repka, best known for his work with such bands as MEGADETH, DEATH, MASSACRE, ATHEIST, DEFIANCE and ...

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KATAKLYSM Filming 'Elevate' Video In Serbia

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM are filming a video for the song "Elevate" in Belgrade, Serbia with acclaimed director Ivan Colic from iCode Productions (EX DEO, SOILWORK, MOONSPELL, ALESTORM, KAMELOT). Ivan Colic previously worked with KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono on KATAKLYSM's "Push The Venom" video and EX DEO's "Romulus" and "Final War (Battle Of ...

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ASPHYX: Fan-Filmed Footage Of STONEHENGE Festival Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of ASPHYX's July 27 performance at the Stonehenge festival in Steenwijk, The Netherlands can be seen below. ASPHYX's latest album, "Deathhammer", entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 67. The CD was released on February 27 in Europe and February 28 in North America via Century Media Records. The "Deathhammer" ...

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KATAKLYSM: 'Waiting For The End To Come' Cover Artwork Unveiled

The CD and limited-cassette main artwork from Peter Sallai for "Waiting For The End To Come", the forthcoming concept album from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM, can be seen below. Comments KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono: "The album art depicts a child which represents innocence in humanity, covered in dirt and blood from life's experiences. ...

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HELL'S DOMAIN: Debut Album Cover Artwork Revealed

HELL'S DOMAIN — the Danish thrash metal band featuring former members of HATESPHERE, KOLDBORN, EXMORTEM and ARTILLERY — will release its self-titled debut album in late September via Punishment 18 Records. The CD's cover artwork was created by Ed Repka, best known for his work with such bands as MEGADETH, DEATH, MASSACRE, ATHEIST, DEFIANCE and ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman Slams ROLLING STONE Magazine Over 'The Bomber' Cover Story

Vocalist Maurizio Iacono of Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM has weighed in on yesterday's top story: the controversial Rolling Stone cover featuring alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. According to Fox News, the issue, which hits newsstands Friday, features an picture of an unsmiling Tsarnaev above the bolded legend "The Bomber." The subhead promises ...

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KATAKLYSM To Film 'Elevate' Video

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM will film a music video next month in Belgrade, Serbia with acclaimed director Ivan Colic from iCode Productions (EX DEO, SOILWORK, MOONSPELL, ALESTORM, KAMELOT). Ivan Colic previously worked with KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono on KATAKLYSM's "Push The Venom" video and EX DEO's "Romulus" and "Final War (Battle Of Actium)" ...

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KATAKLYSM Covers SACRED REICH's 'The American Way'

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM recorded a cover version of the SACRED REICH classic "The American Way" during the studio sessions for their new album, "Waiting For The End To Come", which is tentatively due in October via Nuclear Blast Records. According to KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono, the "The American Way" cover "came out ...

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HELL'S DOMAIN: 'Dead Civilization' Song Available For Streaming

"Dead Civilization", a brand new song from HELL'S DOMAIN — the Danish thrash metal band featuring former members of HATESPHERE, KOLDBORN, EXMORTEM and ARTILLERY — can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track comes off HELL'S DOMAIN's self-titled debut album, which is due in September via Punishment 18 Records. The CD will feature ...

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HELL'S DOMAIN Taps ED REPKA For New Album Artwork

HELL'S DOMAIN — the Danish thrash metal band featuring former members of HATESPHERE, KOLDBORN, EXMORTEM and ARTILLERY — has tapped Ed Repka to create the artwork for their upcoming self-titled debut album, due in September via Punishment 18 Records. The vinyl version of the effort will be handled by Night Of The Vinyl Dead. Repka ...

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KATAKLYSM: Three New Songtitles Revealed

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM have revealed three songtitles that will appear on their new album, "Waiting For The End To Come", which is tentatively due in October via Nuclear Blast Records: "If I was God… I'd Burn It All", "Under Lawless Skies" and "Kill The Elite". The follow-up to 2010's "Heaven's Venom" will ...

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EX DEO's MAURIZIO IACONO Interviewed In Hamburg (Video)

Metal-Trails.com conducted an interview with singer Maurizio Iacono (EX DEO, KATAKLYSM) on March 10 at Markthalle in Hamburg, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. EX DEO's sophomore album, "Caligvla", was released in August 2012 via Austria's Napalm Records. "Caligvla" was mixed by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, ...

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KATAKLYSM Taps Former NEURAXIS Drummer For Upcoming Album, Live Shows

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM have recruited ex-NEURAXIS drummer Oli Beaudoin (pictured below) to sit behind the kit during the recording sessions for their new album, "Waiting For The End To Come". Beaudoin will also play all of KATAKLYSM's currenty announced shows starting on June 30 in Costa Rica. "Oli played with KATAKLYSM before ...

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KATAKLYSM: New Album Title Revealed

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based extreme metallers KATAKLYSM have set "Waiting For The End To Come" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in late 2013/early 2014 via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2010's "Heaven's Venom" will be recorded by KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais, who has previously worked with MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX and ...

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TRIVIUM Frontman: DAVID DRAIMAN Is 'The Most Hands-On Producer We've Ever Worked With'

On March 19, Phil Freeman of RoadrunnerRecords.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Matt Heafy of Florida metallers TRIVIUM. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. RoadrunnerRecords.com: How was the decision made to have David Draiman [of DISTURBED and DEVICE] produce the new [TRIVIUM] record? Heafy: I'll backtrack and I'll give ...

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MASTIC SCUM: New Album Pushed Back

Austrian extreme metallers MASTIC SCUM have issued the following update: "We are currently working on 11 new brutal tracks again at Grindlab Studio!! Drums are already recorded and got nailed down by Man Gandler. Bass and guitars will be tracked within next week. We've also already started the vocal recordings with Maggo Wenzel. There will ...

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SUFFOCATION: 'As Grace Descends' Video Released

New York death metal veterans SUFFOCATION filmed a video for the track "As Grace Descends" on January 5 at Duff's Brooklyn in in Williamsburg, New York. The clip, which can now be seen below, was directed by Tommy Jones, who has previously worked with KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK and DEATH ANGEL, among others. Photos from the video ...

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WACKEN Metal Battle Comes To Canada

The world's most prestigious metal festival, Wacken Open Air, known for its elite lineup of the globe's best metal bands is bringing the largest metal contest on the planet to Canada. Wacken Metal Battle Canada will be recruiting one independent Canadian band to perform at this year's highly celebrated gathering of metal heads in Wacken, ...

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DEATH ANGEL: First Studio Video Blog

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have begun demoing material for the follow-up to 2010's "Relentless Retribution", due later in the year via Nuclear Blast Records. The first in a series of video blogs featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the sessions can be seen below. "Relentless Retribution" sold 2,700 copies in the United States in ...

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EX DEO: 'The Tiberius Cliff (Exile To Capri)' Video Released

"The Tiberius Cliff (Exile To Capri)", the brand new video from EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, can be seen below. According to EX DEO, the clip "showcase[s] the band's theatrical and crushing live show, just in time for the upcoming Euro conquests!" "The Tiberius Cliff (Exile To Capri)" ...

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HELL'S DOMAIN: First Video Teaser For Debut Album

HELL'S DOMAIN — the Danish thrash metal band featuring former members of HATESPHERE, KOLDBORN, EXMORTEM and ARTILLERY — has uploaded the first video teaser for its upcoming debut album, which is currently being recording at Antfarm Studios in Aarhus, Denmark. Mixing and mastering duties will be handled by renowned producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, KATAKLYSM, ...

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SUFFOCATION: New Audio Interview With GUY MARCHAIS

France's Hard Force webzine recently conducted an interview with guitarist Guy Marchais of New York death metal veterans SUFFOCATION. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below. SUFFOCATION filmed a video for the track "As Grace Descends" on January 5 at Duff's Brooklyn in in Williamsburg, New York. The ...

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CHARIOTS OF THE GODS: 'Tides Of War' Video Released

"Tides Of War", the new video from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada-based melodic death thrashers CHARIOTS OF THE GODS, can be seen below. The song is the title track of the band's full-length album, which was released on January 29. Produced by award-winning producer/engineer/mixer Glen Robinson, who has worked with RAMONES, AC/DC, GWAR, ANNIHILATOR and VOIVOD, the ...

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