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IT DIES TODAY To Film 'Enjoy The Silence' Video

IT DIES TODAY, fresh off a successful run on this summer's Ozzfest, will be filming a video for their cover of DEPECHE MODE's "Enjoy the Silence" on Monday, October 3 in downtown Los Angeles with director Pax Franchot (FROM FIRST TO LAST, AT ALL COST). The clip will reportedly "combine the look and feel of ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD To Guest On BBC RADIO 1's 'The Lock Up'

AVENGED SEVENFOLD will be making an appearance this Tuesday, September 27 on BBC Radio 1's "The Lock Up" between 9:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. GMT. The band will be playing an exclusive session consisting of tracks from their latest album, "City of Evil", and being interviewed by Mike Davies. You will be able to listen ...

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THE ARCANE ORDER Sign With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Denmark's THE ARCANE ORDER. "THE ARCANE ORDER's music sounds fresh, heavy, melodic and unique. The boys are skilled musicians and excellent songwriters. We are looking forward to a great collaboration with them and a fantastic album in spring 2006," says Metal Blade Europe spokesman Andreas R. THE ...

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'Masters Of Horror' Soundtrack Compilation: Final Track Listing Unveiled

Blistering.com has revealed the complete track listing for the soundtrack to the highly anticipated "Masters of Horror" series, a 13-episode anthology directed by today's most renowned horror directors. Due October 18 via Immortal Records, the specially-priced, extravagantly packaged, double disc CD will be comprised entirely of brand new and previously unreleased material from ...

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MUSHROOMHEAD To Release First-Ever DVD Next Month

MUSHROOMHEAD will release their first DVD, entitled "Volume 1", on July 26 via their own label, the Lumberjack-distributed The Filthy Hands Co. The title is available for pre-orders at www.mushroomhead.com for $19.98 (pre-orders will arrive one day before release date). Fans may also enter online to win prizes ranging from signed masks to free show ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Salute DIMEBAG On 'City Of Evil'

Singer M. Shadows of the Huntington Beach, California-based quintet AVENGED SEVENFOLD has told MTV.com that the death of PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott inspired him to pen the track "Betrayed" from the newly released AVENGED SEVENFOLD album, "City of Evil". The song is written from the points of view of an innocent bystander, Shadows and ...

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MUSHROOMHEAD To Release First-Ever DVD In July

MUSHROOMHEAD have set a July 26 release date for their first-ever DVD, entitled "Mushroomhead: Volume 1". The disc will include the following: - Never-Before-Seen, Self-Produced Videos: * Before I Die * Kill Tomorrow * Becoming Cold (216) * The Dream is Over - Plus, the Videos For: * Solitaire/Unraveling * Sun Doesn't Rise * Along ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD: New Song Available For Download

Orange County, California's AVENGED SEVENFOLD have uploaded a brand-new track, entitled "Beast and the Harlot", at their official web site. "Beast and the Harlot" is the opening cut from the band's upcoming Warner Bros. debut, "City of Evil", due on June 7. The group's third album, "City Of Evil" and is the follow-up ...

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ADEMA Drummer Says There Is No Drama In The Band Anymore

ADEMA have spent the last few months holed up at Fat Tracks Studio in Bakersfield, California self-producing their new album, "Planets", with Nick Forcillo. "Planets" will be showcasing the vocal talents of new singer Luke Caraccioli, who joined the band after the departure of Marky Chavez. Drummer Kris Kohls commented on the album's sound: "The ...

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SHADOWS FALL: 'The Art of Balance' Passes 100,000 Sales Mark

SHADOWS FALL have achieved another great milestone in their already illustrious career, as their latest album, "The Art of Balance", has officially surpassed the 100,000 mark, according to Nielsen SoundScan. This is a huge accomplishment not only for the band, but also for Century Media, who have both grown considerably over the past few years. ...

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IN THE NAME OF… Begin Recording Debut Album

Australia's IN THE NAME OF… (formerly CRYOGENIC), currently based in Los Angeles, have begun work on their debut album, tentatively due later in the year through an as-yet-undetermined label. After four weeks of intense pre-production, the group hit Westlake Audio Recording Studios in Hollywood this week with renowned producer Mudrock, whose credits include ALICE COOPER, ...

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KITTIE To Film Video For 'Into The Darkness'

Canadian metal band KITTIE will be shooting a video for their new single, "Into the Darkness", later this month with the husband-and-wife team of Greg Kaplan and Rafaela Monfradini (EVERY TIME I DIE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD). The song (audio available here) is expected to surface beginning June 21, while KITTIE's third album, "Until The ...

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THE AGONY SCENE Sign With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Tulsa, OK-based band THE AGONY SCENE have inked a deal with Roadrunner Records. The band, who are said to combine American metal influences (think PANTERA's "Far Beyond Driven") with European extreme metal overtones (i.e. IN FLAMES, THE HAUNTED, CRADLE OF FILTH), are best known for the dark imagery and sonics of 2003's Solid State Records ...

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Screamo: Extreme Music For Extreme Times?

Jon Wiederhorn of MTV.com has penned an article on a brand-new heavy metal sub-genre dubbed "screamo," a style characterized by "aggressive, chaotic passages flush with larynx-shredding vocals" balanced "with swooping melodies and vocal harmonies." ATREYU, along with a host of other heartbroken, hate-filled noisemongers like BLEEDING THROUGH, FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES, EVERY TIME I DIE, ...

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SHADOWS FALL Prepare To 'Take Action'

Massachusetts-based thrash metal quintet SHADOWS FALL, arguably this year's breakthrough Ozzfest artist, are gearing up for a full slate this fall. The group, who constantly sold more albums than any other second stage artist for over five weeks in a row, proved that audiences want to hear real metal bands that are not afraid to ...

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SHADOWS FALL Confirmed For TAKE ACTION TOUR 2003

Massachusetts-based thrash metal quintet SHADOWS FALL have just been added to the fourth annual Take Action Tour 2003 that launches September 11 in Minneapolis and wraps October 12 in Seattle. Confirmed artists on this year's tour include POISON THE WELL, DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, FURTHER SEEMS FOREVER, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, DEATH BY STEREO, EIGHTEEN VISIONS, SHAI HULUD, ...

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