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PRONG: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Ruining Lives' Album

PRONG's new album, "Ruining Lives", will be released through Steamhammer/SPV in Scandinavia on April 23, in Germany on April 25, in the rest of Europe on April 28 and in the U.S./Canada on May 13. It will be made available as a limited digipak version including one bonus track and poster, as a double gatefold ...

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KREATOR's MILLE PETROZZA Interviewed On 'The Metalheadz' (Audio)

On March 15, Tom of "The Metalheadz" radio show conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza of German thrash metal veterans KREATOR at this year's Hammerfest, which was held at Hafan y Mor Holiday Park, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire, Wales. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Ubooks recently released the ...

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KREATOR's MILLE PETROZZA Meets NECROSEXUAL (Video)

Necrosexual conducted an interview with conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza of German thrash metal veterans KREATOR on October 31, 2013 at the Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. You can now watch the chat below. Ubooks recently released the English edition of Hilmar Bender's book "Violent Evolution: The Story Of Kreator". Originally published in ...

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SEPREVATION To Release 'Consumed' In May

U.K. death thrashers SEPREVATION will release their debut full-length album, "Consumed", on May 10. The CD was recorded at 16th Cellar Studios in Rome, Italy with acclaimed producer Stefano Morabito (FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, HOUR OF PENANCE, EYECONOCLAST, ACRANIA, BLOODSHOT DAWN). SEPREVATION guitarist Joss Farrington comments on "Consumed": "I think fans of [the 2012 EP] 'Ritual Abuse' ...

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PRONG: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of Haarlem Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of PRONG's March 27 performance at Patronaat in Haarlem, The Netherlands can be seen below. PRONG's new album, "Ruining Lives", will be released through Steamhammer/SPV in Scandinavia on April 23, in Germany on April 25, in the rest of Europe on April 28 and in the U.S./Canada on May 13. It will ...

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KREATOR: Two-Camera Fan-Filmed Footage Of HAMMERFEST Performance

A two-camera fan-filmed mix of KREATOR's March 15 performance at this year's Hammerfest, which was held at Hafan y Mor Holiday Park, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire, Wales, can be seen below. Ubooks recently released the English edition of Hilmar Bender's book "Violent Evolution: The Story Of Kreator". Originally published in German in March 2011 through UBooks ...

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KREATOR's MILLE PETROZZA Interviewed By GetYourRockOut At U.K.'s HAMMERFEST (Video)

On March 15, GetYourRockOut conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza of German thrash metal veterans KREATOR at this year's Hammerfest, which was held at Hafan y Mor Holiday Park, Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire, Wales. You can now watch the chat below. Ubooks recently released the English edition of Hilmar Bender's book "Violent Evolution: ...

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GWAR Frontman DAVE BROCKIE A.K.A. ODERUS URUNGUS Dead At 50

**UPDATE**: GWAR's manager, Jack Flanagan, has released the following statement: "It is with a saddened heart that I confirm my dear friend Dave Brockie, artist, musician, and lead singer of GWAR, passed away at approximately 6:50 p.m. EST Sunday, March 23, 2014. His body was found Sunday by his bandmate at his home in Richmond, ...

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ABORYM Signs New Deal With AGONIA RECORDS

Italian/Norwegian hard-industrial-electro extreme metallers ABORYM, who feature in ther ranks Fabban and Paolo Pieri (HOUR OF PENANCE) along with drummer Bård G. "Faust" Eithun (BLOOD TSUNAMI, MONGO NINJA, ex-EMPEROR), have inked a new deal with Agonia Records. Details on band's seventh full-length album, the follow-up to 2013's "Dirty", are yet to be announced. ABORYM is ...

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Terrestrials - SUNN O))) & ULVER

Drone wizards SUNN O))) are no strangers to collaborations, previously working magic with Japanese distortion sovereigns BORIS and longtime noise savant, Steven Stapleton. This time, Greg Anderson and Stephen O'Malley align their monks' robes, fog ether and plunging drag chords with renowned Norwegian experimentalists ULVER, who impressively arranged the dark symphony, "Messe I.X – VI.X" ...

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Canto III - EYE OF SOLITUDE

As is the case with many forms of music, the UK shows the rest of the world how things are done. In the small, murky arena of Goth and doom metal hovers EYE OF SOLITUDE, darker kindred to MY DYING BRIDE and ANATHEMA. If you thought those acts could leave you as hopeful as navigating ...

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Thoughtscanning - WE ALL DIE (LAUGHING)

The French-Bulgarian duo known as WE ALL DIE (LAUGHING) have a lot on their twisted minds, so much they've compacted it all into an expressive and often anguished 33-minute composition constituting their debut release, "Thoughtscanning". Comprised of CARNIVAL IN COAL/6:33 (and Rock Hard journalist) singer Arno Strobl and multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Deha (C.O.A.G. and MALADIE), WE ALL ...

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EPICA: First 'The Quantum Enigma' Studio Clip Posted Online

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA will release their sixth studio album, "The Quantum Enigma", on May 2 in Europe and May 13 in North America through Nuclear Blast. The first in a series of webisodes featuring footage from the "The Quantum Enigma" recording sessions can be seen below. Where the 2013 "Retrospect" performance reflected on ...

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PRONG: 'Ruining Lives' Album Details Revealed

PRONG's new album, "Ruining Lives", will be released through Steamhammer/SPV in Scandinavia on April 23, in Germany on April 25, in the rest of Europe on April 28 and in the U.S./Canada on May 13. It will be made available as a limited digipak version including one bonus track and poster, as a double gatefold ...

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EPICA: More 'The Quantum Enigma' Details Revealed

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA will release their sixth studio album, "The Quantum Enigma", on May 2 in Europe and May 13 in North America through Nuclear Blast. Where the 2013 "Retrospect" performance reflected on a decade as one of the leading bands in the symphonic metal scene, "The Quantum Enigma" marks the beginning of ...

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EPICA: 'The Quantum Enigma' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA will release their sixth album, "The Quantum Enigma", on May 5 in Europe and May 13 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to "Requiem For The Indifferent" was produced by Joost Van Den Broek (the former AFTER FOREVER and AYREON keyboard player who has previously worked with REVAMP ...

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Video: Reunited SNOT Plays First Show In Five Years

Reunited legendary Santa Barbara metal/punk rock hybrid SNOT — featuring vocalist Tommy "Vext" Cummings (ex-DIVINE HERESY) — played its first show in five years this past Tuesday, February 11 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California. Proceeds from the event were going to SFG12, which offers uniquely curtailed financial and spiritual assistance ...

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KREATOR's MILLE PETROZZA Interviewed By NATALIE'S WORLD (Audio)

On November 19, 2013, Natalie Perez of Natalie's World conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Miland "Mille" Petrozza of German/Finnish thrash metal veterans KREATOR. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. Ubooks recently released the English edition of Hilmar Bender's book "Violent Evolution: The Story Of Kreator". Originally published in German ...

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EPICA: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA will release their sixth album, "The Quantum Enigma", on May 5 in Europe and May 13 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to "Requiem For The Indifferent" was produced by Joost Van Den Broek (the former AFTER FOREVER and AYREON keyboard player who has previously worked with REVAMP ...

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Video: Original ENTOMBED Members Perform 'Clandestine' With Orchestra, Choir

Original ENTOMBED members Alex Hellid (guitar) and Ulf "Uffe" Cederlund (guitar) joined forces with former ENTOMBED frontman Orvar Säfström to perform the band's classic second album, "Clandestine" (1991), on February 1 at Gävle Konserthus in Gävle, Sweden. They were backed by the 65-piece Gävle Symphonic Orchestra and a 40-piece choir. Fan-filmed video footage of the ...

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EPICA's MARK JANSEN 'Can't Get Enough' Of His Band's Just-Completed Sixth Album

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA recently finished recording their sixth album for a spring release via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to "Requiem For The Indifferent" was produced by Joost Van Den Broek (the former AFTER FOREVER and AYREON keyboard player who has previously worked with REVAMP and STREAM OF PASSION). Says EPICA guitarist/vocalist Mark Jansen: ...

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