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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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Angel Maker - BURN IN SILENCE

When a metalcore album starts out and makes me think of the first SINISTER record, I'm gonna sit up and take notice. Unfortunately, it only happens for the first few seconds, but the heavy synths laid atop crushing start-stop rhythms lay the groundwork for a surprisingly solid and very satisfying debut album. The quick tagline ...

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HOLY MOSES To Make Spanish Live Debut In October

German thrashers HOLY MOSES will make their Spanish live debut on October 7, 2006 at the Martohell Oktober Festival in Martorell (10-15 mminutes from Barcelona). Also scheduled to appear are TERRORSPAWN, REDIMONI and CONVICTED. HOLY MOSES' latest CD, "Strength Power Will Passion", was released in the U.S. last September via Crash Music Inc. The group's ...

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SEPULTURA Guitarist Performs With DIO In Brazil

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser joined DIO for a rendition of the BLACK SABBATH classic "Mob Rules" during the legendary heavy metal frontman's headlining appearance at the Credicard Hall in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturday, July 15. DIO's follow-up to 2004's "Master of the Moon" is expected in early 2007. The band's last release was the ...

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ARCH ENEMY Frontwoman Reports On TUSKA And WITH FULL FORCE Festivals

ARCH ENEMY frontwoman Angela Gossow has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "We managed to get through a couple more rounds of festival wrestling without any severe damage or substance abuse (beer and vodka doesn't count here)… Just the occasional food disaster (Hellfest), thunderstorm (Graspop) and heat stroke (With Full Force) ...

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KALEDON To Release New Album In September

Italian power metal band KALEDON will release their fourth full-length album, "Chapter 4: Twilight of the Gods", 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. War Plans 04. Goodbye My Friend 05. Clash Of The Titans 06. Into ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE To Release 'Revelations' EP In August

CIRCLE II CIRCLE — who feature in their ranks former SAVATAGE frontman Zachary Stevens — will release a new EP, entitled "Revelations", on August 18 via AFM Records. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Revelations 02. Who Am I 03. The Black 04. Burden of Truth (acoustically enhanced version EP ...

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HOLY MOSES To Go Ahead With BADIA ROCKS Festival Appearance

Despite a previous announcement to the contrary, German thrashers HOLY MOSES will go ahead with their appearance this weekened at Italy's Badia Rocks festival. Bassist Robert "Ozzy" Frese was previously said to be "very ill," forcing the band to cancel their appearance at the event. However, according to a new posting on the group's web ...

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HOLY MOSES Bassist Forced To Sit Out Upcoming Dates

Bassist Robert "Ozzy" Frese of the long-running German thrashers HOLY MOSES is reportedly very ill and will be unable to perform with the band for the foreseeable future. As a result, the group — which has been forced to cancel its July 8 appearance at Italy's Badia Rocks festival — will enlist "old friend" Maurer ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE: 'Burden Of Truth' Pushed Back Another Week

AFM Records has once again pushed back the projected release date of the new CIRCLE II CIRCLE album, "Burden of Truth" — this time to October 13 from the previously announced October 6. As previously reported, CIRCLE II CIRCLE — who feature in their ranks former SAVATAGE frontman Zachary Stevens — have created a very ...

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ORPHANED LAND Schedule Romanian Concert

Israeli metal band ORPHANED LAND have scheduled an appearance at Samfest in Satu-Mare, Romania on July 22. ORPHANED LAND recently announced the details of three special concerts to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of their second album, "El Norra Alila". The concerts, which will take place this summer in Israel and Turkey, will see the band ...

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SLAYER Recount VENOM 'Pissing' Incident

Decibel magazine (web site) has published an exclusive "oral history" of SLAYER, featuring interviews with all four original members, former drummers Paul Bostaph and John Dette, and various other associates, including label personnel and members of other bands. A few excerpts from the feature follow: After getting kicked out of METALLICA, Dave Mustaine ...

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EARSHOT, LAST HIBERNATION Confirmed For Germany's METALLIC NOISE FESTIVAL

EARSHOT and LAST HIBERNATION have been confirmed for this year's Metallic Noise Festival, set to take place July 14-15 at Festplatz in Burgstetten-Erbstetten, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, July 14: 15:30-16:00 LAST HIBERNATION 16:15-16:50 IVORIE 17:05-17:40 EARSHOT 17:55-18:35 SCENES 18:50-19:30 COCKROACH 19:45-20:25 CRISIS NEVER ENDS 20:40-21:25 DAVIDIAN 21:40-22:30 DARK FORTRESS ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE: 'Burden Of Truth' Pushed Back To October

AFM Records has pushed back the projected release date of the new CIRCLE II CIRCLE album, "Burden of Truth", to October 6 from the previously announced August 4. As previously reported, CIRCLE II CIRCLE — who feature in their ranks former SAVATAGE frontman Zachary Stevens — have created a very special record based on the ...

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In the Name of the Father, the Son - WARTORN

So what is the most important tidbit of information that you need to make an informed purchase decision with regard to WARTORN's debut full-length? It's really quite simple. "In the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy War" is meat-and-potatoes crust punk with an in-your-face musical and lyrical attitude. In keeping with CRIMES ...

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VANDEN PLAS Vocalist Launches 'Holy Project' AMASEFFER

AMASEFFER is the new "holy project" from Andy Kuntz, enigmatic lead singer of German progressive metal band VANDEN PLAS. The story of Exodus will be told in the eventual trilogy of albums with the Hebrew name of Amaseffer referring to the name chosen for the Israelites in the Bible. Originating from Israel, the musical side ...

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SOULGRIND: 'Pakana' Tentative Track Listing Revealed

SOULGRIND, the Finnish band featuring former LULLACRY frontwoman Tanja "Whisper Lilith" Kemppainen (a.k.a. Tanya), have entered D studio to begin recording their eighth album, "Pakana", for a late 2006 release. The follow-up to "The Origins of the Paganblood", which was issued in January 2005 via France's Holy Records, should be completed by the end of ...

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KALEDON: New Song Available For Download

A brand new KALEDON track, entitled Clash of the Titans, has been made available for download at this location. The song comes off the Italian power metal band's upcoming fourth full-length album, "Chapter 4: Twilight of the Gods", due this summer via Universal Metal Production. "Chapter 4: Twilight of the Gods" projected track ...

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KALEDON Ink Deal With UNIVERSAL METAL PRODUCTION

Italian power metal band KALEDON have inked a new deal with Universal Metal Production. The band recently entered The Outer Sound Studios in Rome to begin recording their fourth full-length album, "Chapter 4: Twilight of the Gods". A summer release is expected. Commented Universal Metal Production in a statement: "Because of the effort KALEDON has ...

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