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HATEBREED, VOIVOD, IN THIS MOMENT, SUICIDE SILENCE Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival

HATEBREED, A DAY TO REMEMBER, IN THIS MOMENT, THERAPY?, GOD FORBID, BACKYARD BABIES, HOSTILE, MIDDLE CLASS RUT, NO AMERICANA, ESOTERICA, SUICIDE SILENCE, TIM "RIPPER" OWENS, VOIVOD, SYLOSIS, TURBO WOLF, WE ARE THE OCEAN and DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen's side-project MAN RAZE have been confirmed for this year's Download festival, set to take place June ...

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DOWN, LACUNA COIL, CHRIS CORNELL, JOURNEY Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival

DOWN, LACUNA COIL, CHRIS CORNELL and JOURNEY are among the newly confirmed bands for this year's Download festival, set to take place June 12-14 at Donington Park, United Kingdom. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ANVIL ARCHITECTS BILLY TALENT BLACK STONE CHERRY BUCKCHERRY CHRIS CORNELL CLUTCH DEF LEPPARD DEVILDRIVER DOWN DRAGONFORCE DREAM THEATER ...

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SEPULTURA, PARADISE LOST Confirmed For U.K.'s HAMMERFEST

SEPULTURA, PARADISE LOST, ARCHITECTS, MARYA ROXX, KIUAS, IMICUS and POWER QUEST have been confirmed for the Hammerfest 2009 festival, set to take place April 24-25 at at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales. The festival will feature 50 metal acts in total. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALESTORM ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY ARCHITECTS ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE, GLASSJAW Classics To Be Reissued

Roadrunner Records will re-release two crucial albums from the label's deep, highly respected catalog. TYPE O NEGATIVE's essential "Slow, Deep and Hard" and GLASSJAW's genre-defining "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Silence" will be re-entering the marketplace on March 24 with an assortment of added audio and visual bonuses. TYPE O's head-turning, raw debut, ...

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THE ARUSHA ACCORD Preparing To Record Debut Album

Straight off the road from a week with ABOUT A PLANE CRASH, Reading, U.K.based tech metal sextet THE ARUSHA ACCORD is preparing hit the studio to record its debut album. This highly anticipated follow-up to the critically acclaimed EP "Nightmares in the Ocean" (Basick) will be recorded at Outhouse Studios (ENTER SHIKARI, FUNERAL FOR A ...

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ARCHITECTS: 'Hollow Crown' European Release Delayed

"Hollow Crown", the new album from the British modern metal band ARCHITECTS, has had its European release date (outside U.K.) pushed back to the end of February from the previously announced January 26. The delay is being blamed on "logistical problems at distribution." The CD will now be made available on the following dates: Germany, ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE To Tour With SLAYER This Summer?

California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE are strongly rumored to have landed a support slot on SLAYER's upcoming U.S. tour. The early summer trek, which is expected to be announced on Monday, January 26, will be a co-headlining bill between SLAYER and another, yet-to-be-announced band. In recent weeks, there have been rumors that SLAYER and MARILYN ...

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BRIDES Signs With VISIBLE NOISE RECORDS

Brighton, U.K.-based crossover quartet BRIDES has inked a deal with Visible Noise Records. for the release of the band's debut album, "Ocular.Unveil". Boasting BRIDES' trademark duelling vocals and a positive slew of ambition and honesty, "Ocular.Unveil" was produced and recorded at Outhouse Studios, Reading by John Mitchell and Ben Humphreys (YOUMEATSIX, ARCHITECTS, ENTER SHIKARI) and ...

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ARCHITECTS: 'Early Grave' Video Available

"Early Grave", the new video from the British modern metal band ARCHITECTS, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's forthcoming album, "Hollow Crown", which is scheduled for release on January 26, 2009 via Century Media Records. The clip was created by up-and-coming director Adam Powell, who previously worked with ARCHITECTS on the ...

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BROTHERHOOD OF THE LAKE Signs With GLASSTONE RECORDS

Glasstone Records has announced the signing of BROTHERHOOD OF THE LAKE from Plymouth, U.K. According to a press release, the band "brings an onslaught of spiky guitar riffs and roaring vocals, backed up by an absolute bull of a drummer, keeping the songs on lockdown through beatdown after beatdown. The onstage charisma of vocalist Robert ...

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ARCHITECTS: More 'Hollow Crown' Preview Clips Available

Two more preview clips for "Hollow Crown", the highly anticipated new album from the British quintet ARCHITECTS can be viewed below. The CDwas produced by John D. Mitchell (BRING ME THE HORIZON, ENTER SHIKARI). To show fans a bit of what can be expected with the new record, the band has uploaded a track from ...

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WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH: Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Germany's WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH entered Dailyhero Recordings in Berlin on November 17 to begining recording its new album for an April 2009 release via Lifeforce Records. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2007's "Transmetropolitan" will once again feature artwork/layout by Kluze (of Black Haven). The first two parts of the band's video diary from the ...

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ARCHITECTS: Another New Song Posted Online

British quintet ARCHITECTS recently blasted through America for the first time, garnering a whole new legion of fans. The band is now focusing on the upcoming release of "Hollow Crown", its highly anticipated new album which was produced by John D. Mitchell (BRING ME THE HORIZON, ENTER SHIKARI). To show fans a bit of what ...

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METAL BLADE RECORDS Partners With Leading Digital Distributor INGROOVES

INgrooves, a leading provider of digital distribution, marketing and promotion services to the independent music community, has entered into a distribution agreement with Metal Blade Records, an independent heavy metal record label. The announcement was made by Robb McDaniels, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of INgrooves and Brian Slagel, Chief Executive Officer, Metal Blade Records. ...

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A DARK ORBIT Signs With BASICK RECORDS

Basick Records has announced the signing of A DARK ORBIT. The group's "Voyager" EP will be released digitally on January 12, 2009. Emerging from the depths of St. Louis, Missouri, A DARK ORBIT "brings you a ruthless and progressive sound only a few can tame," according to a press relase. "Forming in early 2008 and ...

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ARCHITECTS: New Song Posted Online

Hot off the U.S. release of "Ruin", British quintet ARCHITECTS has been blazing across America for the first time, garnering a whole new legion of fans. The band, whose sound was called "absolutely bloody gargantuan!" by Kerrang!, will release its new CD, "Hollow Crown", in January of 2009. A track from the album, entitled "Follow ...

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WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH To Enter Studio This Month

Germany's WAR FROM A HARLOTS MOUTH will enter Dailyhero Recordings in Berlin on November 17 to begining recording its new album for an April 2009 release via Lifeforce Records. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2007's "Transmetropolitan" will once again feature artwork/layout by Kluze (of Black Haven). "Transmetropolitan" was recorded at Dailyhero Recordings in Berlin and was ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE: 'Unanswered' Video Posted Online

"Unanswered", the new video from California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Jerry Clubb (AS I LAY DYING, UNEARTH) and it features live footage from this past summer's Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival. Commented vocalist Mitch Lucker: "The 'Unanswered' video highlights a typical day on the Rockstar Mayhem tour ...

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