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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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SLASHER: 'Overcome' Video Released

"Overcome", the new video from Brazilian thrashers SLASHER, can be seen below. The clip was produced in Itapira, Brazil by Agência Soluciona. Commented guitarist and director Lucas Bagatella: "We wanted to release this new song with a music video. We had a lot of different ideas and we decided to have something more creative this ...

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DEATH ANGEL Demoing New Material

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have begun demoing material for the follow-up to 2010's "Relentless Retribution". The band is currently recording drums and guitars. A photo from the sessions can be seen below. "Relentless Retribution" sold 2,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position ...

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SUFFOCATION: Photos From 'As Grace Descends' Video Shoot

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 was directed by Tommy Jones, who has previously worked with KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK and DEATH ANGEL, among others. Photos from the video shoot can be found at

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KATAKLYSM Taps Producer ZEUSS For New Album Mix

Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM have enlisted renowned producer/engineer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (HATEBREED, SUFFOCATION, CHIMAIRA, ALL THAT REMAINS), to mix and master the their forthcoming album, tentatively due in the fall. Commented KATAKLYSM vocalist Maurizio Iacono: "It's time for KATAKLYSM to make a change and challenge ourselves a bit more when it comes trying out new ...

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Brazil's SLASHER Taps Producer TUE MADSEN For New Single

Brazilian thrashers SLASHER have tapped Tue Madsen (HALFORD, DARK TRANQUILLITY, VADER, BEHEMOTH, KATAKLYSM) to produce their new single, "Overcome", at his Antfarm Studio in Aarhus, Denmark. The session will take place in January 2013 and will mark the recording debut of the band's new singer, Skeeter. Commented SLASHER guitarist Lúcio Nunes: "We looked for and ...

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DEI AEMETH Signs With SWIMMING WITH SHARKS RECORDS

Dallas, Texas-based metallers DEI AEMETH have signed a worldwide distribution deal with Swimming With Sharks Records. The band's debut album, "Apotheosis", was produced and recorded by guitarist Sam Paquette at S.A.M. Recording Studios in Dallas and was mastered at JFD Studio by Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM). The band recruited Noah "Shark" Robertson, original drummer and founding ...

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CHARIOTS OF THE GODS To Release 'Tides Of War' In January

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada's deathcore thrashers CHARIOTS OF THE GODS will release their new full-length album, "Tides Of War", on January 29, 2013. Produced by award-winning producer/engineer/mixer Glen Robinson, who has worked with RAMONES, AC/DC, GWAR, ANNIHILATOR and VOIVOD, the CD delivers 14 epic, crushing tracks to follow up their well received 2010 debut EP, "Reverence", ...

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Two HEAVEN'S CRY Albums To Be Reissued In January

On the heels of the fall release of their acclaimed comeback CD, "Wheels of Impermanence", Canadian progressive metallists HEAVEN'S CRY will reissue their first two albums, "Food For Thought Substitute" and "Primal Power Addiction", on January 8, 2013. The LPs — which are now available for pre-order separately or as a specially-priced bundle — have ...

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ALESTORM: New Video Interview With CHRISTOPHER BOWES

The Offering's Lisa Jablonski conducted an interview with vocalist Christopher Bowes of Scottish folk/power metallers ALESTORM prior to the band's November 6 concert at Mojoe's in Joliet, Illinois. You can now watch the chat below. ALESTORM's "Shipwrecked" video was filmed in Belgrade, Serbia with director Ivan Colic, who has previously worked with EPICA, KAMELOT and ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman Interviewed At Germany's 'Metal Invasion' (Video)

Offstage TV conducted an interview with vocalist Maurizio Iacono of Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based extreme metallers KATAKLYSM at Metal Invasion 2012 on October 12 at Messehalle in Straubing, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. KATAKLYSM's multidisc DVD, "The Iron Will: 20 Years Determined", entered the German chart at position No. 98. The set depicts ...

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KATAKLYSM: Video Interview With MAURIZIO IACONO

On July 6, Metal Mouth Media conducted an interview with vocalist Maurizio Iacono of Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based extreme metallers KATAKLYSM at the first annual charity metal event Spread The Metal Festival, which took place July 5-6 in Halifax, Canada. You can now watch the chat below. KATAKLYSM's multidisc DVD, "The Iron Will: 20 Years Determined", ...

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HELL'S DOMAIN Begins Recording Debut Album

HELL'S DOMAIN — the Danish thrash metal band featuring former members of HATESPEHERE, KOLDBORN, EXMORTEM and ARTILLERY — has entered Antfarm Studio in Århus, Denmark with renowned producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, KATAKLYSM, SICK OF IT ALL) to start tracking drums for their as-yet-untitled debut album for a spring 2013 release. Songtitles set to appear ...

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DEATH ANGEL: New Video Interview With ROB CAVESTANY

The Mighty Z of Capital Chaos TV conducted an interview with guitarist Rob Cavestany of San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL prior to their October 25 concert at The New Parish in Oakland, California. You can now watch the chat below. Also available is performance footage from the Oakland show. DEATH ANGEL's long-awaited DVD, ...

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DEATH ANGEL: Quality Oakland Footage Posted Online

Quality video footage of San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL performing the song "Voracious Souls" on October 25 at The New Parish in Oakland, California can be seen below (courtesy of Capital Chaos TV). DEATH ANGEL's long-awaited DVD, "A Thrashumentary", will be released in early 2013. Guitarist Ted Aguilar recently stated about the set, ...

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DEATH ANGEL: Quality Sacramento Footage Available

Quality video footage of San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL performing the song "Thrashers" on October 26 at Ace Of Spades in Sacramento, California can be seen below. DEATH ANGEL's long-awaited DVD, "A Thrashumentary", will be released in early 2013. Guitarist Ted Aguilar recently stated about the set, "It's gonna cover the history of ...

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