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THE BURNING: Second Studio Webisode Released

Hard-hitting Danish four-piece THE BURNING will release its new album, "Hail The Horde", in Europe on October 25 via Massacre Records. The cover art was created by Brent Elliot White, who has previously worked with MEGADETH, DEATH ANGEL and WHITECHAPEL. "Hail The Horde" was produced by Jacob Bredahl (HATESPHERE, PURIFIED IN BLOOD), while the drum ...

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EXTREMA Announces New Bassist

Veteran Italian metal band EXTREMA has announced the addition of bassist Gabri Giovanna (FUZZ FUZZ MACHINE) to the group's ranks. Giovanna previously filled in for bassist Mattia Bigi during EXTREMA's last summer tour. The setlist for EXTREMA's next club tour will once again focus on the band's latest album, "Pound For Pound", but it will ...

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HELMET: Sacramento Footage Available

Capital Chaos has uploaded video footage of HELMET's September 8, 2010 performance at Harlows in Sacramento, California. Watch the clip below. HELMET released a new full-length album, "Seeing Eye Dog", on September 7. The band's first LP since 2006's critically acclaimed "Monochrome" and its seventh album overall was made available on the indie ...

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THE BURNING: First Studio Webisode Released

Hard-hitting Danish four-piece THE BURNING will release its new album, "Hail The Horde", in Europe on October 25 via Massacre Records. The cover art was created by Brent Elliot White, who has previously worked with MEGADETH, DEATH ANGEL and WHITECHAPEL. "Hail The Horde" was produced by Jacob Bredahl (HATESPHERE, PURIFIED IN BLOOD), while the drum ...

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THE CULT: More 'Capsule' Details Revealed

Following THE CULT's recent successful European tour, which included sharing the stage with IGGY POP & THE STOOGES at Sonisphere (United Kingdom) and Pinkpop (Holland) festivals, the band will release the first of its recent recordings on September 14 on the newly formatted "capsule" collection (the capsule format being the vision of singer Ian Astbury). ...

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THE CULT Guitarist Interviewed On PLANET ROCK (Audio)

On August 20, THE CULT guitarist Billy Duffy was interviewed on the U.K.'s leading classic rock radio station Planet Rock. You can now listen to the chat using the Soundcloud player below. THE CULT's first new studio recording since 2007, "Every Man and Woman is a Star" was released as a two-week exclusive through the ...

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INTRONAUT: 'Valley Of Smoke' Artwork Unveiled

Century Media Records has set an October 12 North American release date for "Valley Of Smoke", the sophomore album from Southern California's INTRONAUT. The follow-up to 2008's "Prehistoricisms" was once again produced by Josh Newell (JANE'S ADDICTION) and it features a guest appearance by TOOL bassist Justin Chancellor. The CD's stunning artwork was created by ...

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THE BURNING: 'Hail The Horde' Artwork Unveiled

Hard-hitting Danish four-piece THE BURNING has revealed the cover artwork for its new album, "Hail The Horde", due in Europe on October 25 via Massacre Records. The cover art was created by Brent Elliot White, who has previously worked with MEGADETH, DEATH ANGEL and WHITECHAPEL. "Hail The Horde" was produced by Jacob Bredahl (HATESPHERE, PURIFIED ...

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HELMET: Footage From New Album Recording Sessions Available

Seminal rock band HELMET will release a new full-length album, "Seeing Eye Dog", on September 7. The band's first LP since 2006's critically acclaimed "Monochrome" and its seventh album overall will be made available on the indie Work Song label (with physical distribution by Redeye and direct-to-fan digital delivery by Topspin). The CD was produced ...

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THE BURNING Announces New Album Title, Release Date

Hard-hitting Danish four-piece THE BURNING will release its third album, "Hail The Horde", in Europe on October 22 via Massacre Records. The CD was produced by Jacob Bredahl (HATESPHERE, PURIFIED IN BLOOD), while the drum recordings and mastering were handled by Tue Madsen (SUICIDE SILENCE, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, SICK OF IT ALL). Commented the band: ...

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New THE CULT Single To Arrive This Weekend

As fans anticipate THE CULT's upcoming performance at the Sonisphere festival at Knebworth, U.K. on August 1, 2010, the band has announced the release of its first new studio recording since 2007, "Every Man and Woman is a Star". The new single is being released as a two-week exclusive through the iTunes store. This is ...

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HELMET: 'Seeing Eye Dog' Widget Available

Seminal rock band HELMET will release a new full-length album, "Seeing Eye Dog", on September 7. The band's first LP since 2006's critically acclaimed "Monochrome" and its seventh album overall will be made available on the indie Work Song label (with physical distribution by Redeye and direct-to-fan digital delivery by Topspin). The CD was produced ...

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NAILS Signs With SOUTHERN LORD RECORDINGS

Continuing to supply the masses with aural brutality of all types, Southern Lord Recordings has added Southern Californian trio NAILS to its ever-expanding roster. NAILS' music is beyond brutality; filthy, vicious and raw. Imagine a cross between the good AmRep bands of the Nineties (HELMET, HAMMERHEAD, TODAY IS THE DAY, UNSANE) and CRO-MAGS "Age Of ...

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HELMET Announces North American Tour

Seminal rock band HELMET will embark on a North American headlining tour in September. The dates are as follows: Sep. 08 - Sacramento, CA - Harlow's Sep. 10 - Oakland, CA - Uptown Theater Sep. 11 - San Jose, CA - The Blank Club Sep. 13 - Portland, OR - Dante's Sep. 15 - Seattle, ...

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NORMA JEAN: 'Meridional' Retailer-Specific Bonus Tracks Revealed

Atlanta-based post-hardcore rockers NORMA JEAN will release their fifth album, "Meridional", on July 13 via Razor & Tie. The CD will be made available with the following retailer-specific bonus tracks and other special material: Best Buy, Napster: * "Kill More Presidents" * "Deathbed Atheist" (KC Blitz remix) iTunes: * "Distance to Planets" Hot Topic, Shockhound: ...

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HELMET's 'Seeing Eye Dog' Due In September In Five Formats

Seminal rock band HELMET will release a new full-length album, "Seeing Eye Dog", on September 7. The band's first LP since 2006's critically acclaimed "Monochrome" and its seventh album overall will be made available on the indie Work Song label (with physical distribution by Redeye and direct-to-fan digital delivery by Topspin). The CD was produced ...

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HELMET: 'Betty' Download-Only Reissue Detailed

Alternative metal legends HELMET have reissued their third and much beloved 1994 album "Betty". The download-only release includes the 14 original album tracks plus five bonus cuts, all available through the HelmetMusic.com web site. The additional tracks were originally only available on the 10-inch double gatefold LP and 12-inch single for "Biscuits for ...

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I.C.S. VORTEX Rejoins BORKNAGAR

According to the German edition of Metal Hammer magazine, former DIMMU BORGIR bassist/clean vocalist I.C.S. Vortex (real name: Simen Hestnæs) has rejoined BORKNAGAR as the band's new bassist/singer. Commented I.C.S. Vortex: "I am looking forward to see all you old-school helmet-wearing mofos on the road and to spend some quality time once again ...

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New HELMET Album Pushed Back To August

Amy Harris of CityBeat recently conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Page Hamilton of the alternative metal legends HELMET. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. CityBeat: What inspired you to get into music at a young age? Page Hamilton: I was always a huge fan of music and loved THE EAGLES, ...

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THE BURNING Preparing To Enter Studio

Hard-hitting Danish four-piece THE BURNING is getting ready to enter the studio with producers Tue Madsen (SUICIDE SILENCE, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, SICK OF IT ALL) and Jacob Bredahl (HATESPHERE, PURIFIED IN BLOOD) to record its as-yet-untitled third album for a late 2010 release via Massacre Records. Commented singer Johnny Haven: "Tue Madsen has a indoor ...

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LIFELESS To Re-Release Debut In June Via IBEX MOON

German death metallers LIFELESS will re-release their debut album, "Beyond The Threshold OF Death", on June 8 via Ibex Moon Records. The CD, which was originally self-released by the group in 2008, was produced and recorded by the bandmembers themselves. The mastering was handled by Vesa Kenttäkumpu from Swedish death metallers EVOCATION. According to a ...

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