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NEFARIUM: Video Posted Online

Italian black metallers NEFARIUM have uploaded the video for the song "Cumshot on the Holy Cunt" at YouTube.com. The track comes off the group's debut album, "Praesidium", which was released last year via Downfall Records. "Praesidium" was recorded and mixed at the One Voice Studio in Chivasso, Italy. The group's current lineup is ...

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THE HAUNTED Frontman: 'No More BLABBERMOUTH For Me'

THE HAUNTED frontman Peter Dolving has posted the following message on his MySpace page: "Today I took pictures of the totempole for Revolver magazine... "Last week here's been pretty good. I'm pushing 100 days substance-free for real this time. It feels good, but I realize I got shit to work with, but you know... All ...

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MESSIAH'S KISS: 'Dragonheart' Track Listing Revealed

MESSIAH'S KISS, the German/American/British metal act featuring current RIOT touring singer Mike Tirelli (HOLY MOTHER, BURNING STARR), has announced the track listing for its upcoming third album, "Dragonheart", tentatively due in early 2007 via SPV Records. "Dragonheart" was mixed at Arena 20 studios in Hannover, Germany with producer Herman Frank (VICTORY, ACCEPT). All the instruments ...

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ARCH ENEMY Frontwoman: 'We Are In Heavy Metal Heaven'

ARCH ENEMY frontwoman Angela Gossow has issued the following update: "Yeah, so we made it one week into Gigantour and things are finally going smoothly with set-changes, playing tight and finding the right places for working out. "Yesterday we hit Las Vegas. It felt weird walking through all these hollowed eyed zombies at the slot ...

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KISS Is 'Still The Hottest Band In Any Land'

KISS' official web site has been updated with the following press release: Where other bands have fan clubs, KISS has a full-fledged Army of the most rabid and loyal true believers in the world. For more than three decades, the KISS Army has wanted and demanded nothing less than the best from their band and ...

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MESSIAH'S KISS: New Audio Samples Available

MESSIAH'S KISS, the German/American/British metal act featuring current RIOT touring singer Mike Tirelli (HOLY MOTHER, BURNING STARR), has uploaded three songs ("The Ancient Cries", "Babylon" and "City of Angels") from its forthcoming third album, "Dragonheart", at the group's official web site. "Dragonheart" was mixed at Arena 20 studios in Hannover, Germany with producer ...

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ROB ROCK Announces South American/Mexican Tour Dates

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) will team up with NARNIA, MORTIFICATION and EXOUSIA for a South American/Mexican tour in November. The dates are as follows (venue details to be confirmed): Nov. 18 - Mexico City, Mexico Nov. 19 - Guatemala City, Guatemala Nov. 22 - Tegucigalpa, Honduras Nov. 25 - Sao ...

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MEGADETH: GIGANTOUR 2006 Opening-Night Setlist Revealed

Gigantour 2006 officially kicked off Wednesday (September 6) near Boise, Idaho with performances by MEGADETH, LAMB OF GOD, ARCH ENEMY, OVERKILL, INTO ETERNITY, SANCTITY and THE SMASHUP. MEGADETH's setlist for the opening show was as follows: 01. Blackmail The Universe 02. Skin O' My Teeth 03. The Scorpion 04. Wake Up Dead 05. In My ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Spotlighted On WORLDSPACE SATELLITE RADIO

Worldspace Satellite Radio, one of the world leaders in satellite-based digital radio services, continues to provide subscribers a truly unique listening experience with new, innovative content in September. September is now "Zepptember" at Worldspace. Throughout the month, Orbit Rock (channel 176) will spotlight LED ZEPPELIN, one of the biggest rock and roll bands of the ...

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AMASEFFER To Enter Studio In December

AMASEFFER, the new "holy project" from Andy Kuntz, enigmatic lead singer of German progressive metal band VANDEN PLAS, has finished writing the first of the trilogy of albums recounting the story of Exodus. Several members of the band are now in pre-production in Israel before they enter Bazement Studio in Germany on December 1 to ...

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LOCOMOTIVE Cranks Out Three New Releases For September

The month of September will delight the ears and eyes of those who love metal. Locomotive once again releases music for those who just want to rock. On September 12, MANTICORA will take listeners on a mystic metal ride with their fifth full-length album, "The Black Circus, Part 1 – Letters". The first release of ...

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Former FINNTROLL Singer Joins SOULGRIND

SOULGRIND, the Finnish band featuring former LULLACRY frontwoman Tanja "Whisper Lilith" Kemppainen (a.k.a. Tanya), has announced the addition of former FINNTROLL singer Tapio Wilska as its new bassist. "We had our wild welcome party last Saturday and everybody is still in the state of shaking shock," reads a statement from the group. "Wet, wild and ...

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TRIVIUM Frontman Checks In

TRIVIUM frontman Matthew Heafy has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "MKH here checking in while on break here in Holland as our three-week press tour across mainland Europe and the U.K. comes to a close, we have been working promoting our latest release 'The Crusade' which comes out worldwide October ...

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EYEHATEGOD: More Tribute Album Details Revealed

Emetic Records has announced the tentative track listing for "For the Sick – A Tribute to Eyehategod", set for release this fall. A statement from the label reads as follows: "All the artists involved in the release are friends or fans of the sludge legends and we are happy to have the best of the ...

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HOLY MOSES Bassist Checks Into Psychiatric Hospital

German thrashers HOLY MOSES have posted the following message on their official web site: "Unfortunately, we have to let you know that our bass player Ozzy [Robert 'Ozzy' Frese] had to go into a psychiatric clinic unexpected. As soon as Ozzy is back on his feet, he will be back in the band again, but ...

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KALEDON: 'Twilight of the Gods' European Release Date Confirmed

Italian power metal band KALEDON will release their fourth full-length album, "Chapter 4: Twilight of the Gods", in Europe on September 29. The CD will be issued in North American on September 12 via Universal Metal Production. "Chapter 4: Twilight of the Gods" projected track listing: 01. The Holy Water 02. Hell On Earth 03. ...

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VELVET REVOLVER, DEFTONES, ALICE IN CHAINS Members Featured On BEATLES Compilation

On October 24, 2006, Restless Records will release "Butchering The Beatles" — featuring the biggest, the baddest, the heaviest all-star line-up ever assembled to honor what is arguably the greatest band ever — THE BEATLES. All-in-all, over 50 internationally known recording artists bring their unique bone-crushing slant to these remarkable songs. Produced by Grammy award-winning ...

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SOULGRIND Parts Ways With Bassist, Seeks Replacement

SOULGRIND, the Finnish band featuring former LULLACRY frontwoman Tanja "Whisper Lilith" Kemppainen (a.k.a. Tanya), has parted ways with bassist JP due to "personal differences." The band is now trying out a few candidates and the new bass player will be announced within a month. SOULGRIND recently entered D studio to begin recording their eighth album, ...

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Late AC/DC Frontman BON SCOTT: Man Of Letters

Patrick Donovan of Australia's The Age has issued the following report: For the past 30 years, Bon Scott's private letters and personal photos were hidden away in the Oakleigh flat of his ex-wife, Irene Thornton. But from this week they will be shared among all Australian AC/DC fans, with the new owner displaying ...

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CARNIVORE: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

CARNIVORE has scheduled the following U.S. dates in September: Sep. 01 - New Haven, CT @ Toad's Place Sep. 02 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom Sep. 03 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance Sep. 06 - New York, NY @ B.B. King Blues Club Sep. 08 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx Sep. 09 - ...

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CARNIVORE, HOLY MOSES To Play Hamburg This Weekend

CARNIVORE will team up with HOLY MOSES and TOURETTES SYNDROME for a post-Wacken Open Air gig on Sunday, August 6 at the Markthalle in Hamburg, Germany. As previously reported, photographer Linda Aversa has uploaded a number of pictures of CARNIVORE's "secret" warm-up show Friday night (July 28) at Fontana's in New York City, where they ...

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