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QUO VADIS: 'Blood For Oil' Video Released

"Blood For Oil", the new video from Polish thrashers QUO VADIS, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Krzysztof Kuznicki of Great Pomerania Films. "Blood For Oil" comes off QUO VADIS's eighth album, "Infernal Chaos", which came out earlier this year. The CD was recorded at Hertz studio (BEHEMOTH, VADER, DECAPITATED, TRAUMA) in ...

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UNSUN To Support TRISTANIA On European Tour

UNSUN — the Polish female-fronted gothic metal band led by ex-VADER guitarist Maurycy "Mauser" Stefanowicz — will support TRISTANIA on the "Rubicon Tour" in October. Also scheduled to appear is ASRAI. Oct. 08 - Underworld, London (England) Oct. 09 - Metropool, Hengelo (Holland) Oct. 10 - Melkweg , Amsterdam (Holland) Oct. 11 - Glazart, Paris ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE: New Song Available For Streaming

"Abraxas Of Filth", a brand new song from Denver, Colorado-based technical death/grind metallers CEPHALIC CARNAGE, is available for streaming on he band's MySpace page. The track includes a guest appearance by Ross Dolan of IMMOLATION on backing vocals. "Abraxas Of Filth" comes off CEPHALIC CARNAGE's new album, "Misled By Certainty", which is scheduled ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE Announces New Guitarist

Denver, Colorado-based technical death/grind metallers CEPHALIC CARNAGE have announced the addition of guitarist Brian Hopp to the group's ranks. The band states, "He's got a really sweet bow and arrow, and his guitar playing is almost as good as his archery. "We are extremely pleased with his work on the new record, and we think ...

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DECAPITATED Guitarist Interviewed At France's HELLFEST

Metalship conducted an interview with guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka of Polish extreme metallers DECAPITATED at this year's Hellfest, which took place June 18-20 in Clisson, France. Watch the chat below. DECAPITATED's current lineup: * Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka - Guitar * Kerim "Krimh" Lechner (THORNS OF IVY, TONE INTIMACY) - Drums * Rafal Piotrowski (KETHA, FORGOTTEN ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE: New Album Title, Artwork, Release Date Revealed

Denver, Colorado-based technical death/grind metallers CEPHALIC CARNAGE have set "Misled By Certainty" as the title of their new album, due on August 31 via Relapse Records. The follow-up to 2007's "Xenosapien" was recorded at the band's own studio with longtime engineer/producer Dave Otero. The CD is described in a press release as a "50-plus-minute journey ...

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UNSUN Signs With MYSTIC PRODUCTION

UNSUN — the Polish female-fronted gothic metal band led by ex-VADER guitarist Maurycy "Mauser" Stefanowicz — has signed a worldwide deal with Mystic Production. The group entered the studio this past spring to begin recording its sophomore album, tentatively titled "Clinic For Dolls", for a October 11 European release. According to a press release, the ...

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WYKKED WYTCH Announces New Members

Florida extreme metallers WYKKED WYTCH have announced the addition of Illinois-based guitar player Nate Poulson to the group's ranks. According to the band, Nate's "fresh ideas, creativity, and viciousness promise to make the [upcoming WYKKED WYTCH] album the best yet." In other news, WYKKED WYTCH has welcomed back drummer Steve Brubaker. He previously toured with ...

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HATE: Quality Performance Footage Of New Song Available

Quality fan-filmed video footage of Polish extreme metallers HATE performing a new song, "Wrists", in January 2010 at the Little Devil in Tilburg, Holland can be viewed below (courtesy of "leetthedeathmetalflow"). HATE entered Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland on June 5 to begin recording its new album, "Erebos", for a late 2010 release via Listenable ...

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HATE Interviewed In Santa Ana

Sonic Excess conducted an interview with Adam "ATF Sinner" Buszko (vocals, guitar) and Konrad "Destroyer" Ramotowski (guitar) of Polish extreme metallers HATE on May 16, 2010 in Santa Ana, California. Watch the chat in two parts below. HATE will enter Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland on June 5 to begin recording its new ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE Begins Recording New Album

Denver, Colorado-based technical death/grind metallers CEPHALIC CARNAGE have begun work on the follow-up to 2007's "Xenosapien" for a fall release via Relapse Records. The as-yet-untitled CD is being recorded at the band's own studio with longtime engineer/producer Dave Otero. CEPHALIC CARNAGE will take part in this year's Summer Slaughter Tour alongside DECAPITATED, THE FACELESS, ALL ...

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LOCK UP: Quality NEUROTIC DEATHFEST Footage Posted Online

Quality fan-filmed video footage of grindcore supergroup LOCK UP — featuring AT THE GATES frontman Tomas Lindberg, Anton Reisenegger of PENTAGRAM and CRIMINAL on guitar, NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury and ex-DIMMU BORGIR and TESTAMENT drummer Nick Barker — performing at this year's Neurotic Deathfest, which was held April 30 – May 1, 2010 at ...

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WYKKED WYTCH Seeking Guitarist, Drummer

Florida-based extreme metallers WYKKED WYTCH are currently holding auditions for a permanent lead guitarist and drummer for the band's new album and future tours. Commented the group: "We are looking for individuals who can make a long-term commitment to the band. Not looking for temporary or session musicians. "If interested in auditioning, send a bio, ...

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HATE To Enter Studio In June

Polish extreme metallers HATE will enter Hertz Studio in Bialystok, Poland on June 5 to begin recording their new album, "Erebos", for a late 2010 release via Listenable Records. "Erebos", which comes from ancient Greek and means literally "deep darkness" or shadow, will contain at least nine new songs, which are said to be a ...

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SUMMER SLAUGHTER Tour Dates Announced

The complete list of dates for this year's Summer Slaughter tour has been officially unveiled. The trek will feature the following lineup: DECAPITATED THE FACELESS ALL SHALL PERISH THE RED CHORD VEIL OF MAYA CEPHALIC CARNAGE DECREPIT BIRTH CARNIFEX ANIMALS AS LEADERS VITAL REMAINS Tour founder and booking agent Ash Avildsen spoke to MetalSucks about ...

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DECAPITATED Drum-And-Guitar Clinic In Denmark; Video Available

DECAPITATED members Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka (guitar) and Kerim "Krimh" Lechner (drums; THORNS OF IVY, TONE INTIMACY) took part in a special clinic during the Royal Metal Fest 2010, which was held on April 15 at Voxhall in Århus, Denmark. Video footage of their appearance can be viewed below. Commented Lechner: "We were pretty amazed by ...

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NERVECELL: European Tour Video Report Posted Online

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based death/thrash metallers NERVECELL have posted a two-part video report on the band's "Preaching Venom 2009 European Tour" which took place last September/October. Watch the clips below. NERVECELL will open for DEICIDE on May 28 at Arabian Winds in Istanbul, Turkey. Also scheduled to appear are Turkish bands MORIBUND OBLIVION and HECATOMB. ...

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SUMMER SLAUGHTER: Tour Dates To Be Announced On Monday

The complete list of dates for this year's Summer Slaughter tour will be officially unveiled on Monday, April 26. The trek will feature the following lineup: DECAPITATED THE FACELESS ALL SHALL PERISH THE RED CHORD VEIL OF MAYA CEPHALIC CARNAGE DECREPIT BIRTH CARNIFEX ANIMALS AS LEADERS VITAL REMAINS Tour founder and booking agent Ash Avildsen ...

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LOCK UP: Italian Dates Postponed

Grindcore supergroup LOCK UP — featuring AT THE GATES frontman Tomas Lindberg, Anton Reisenegger of PENTAGRAM and CRIMINAL on guitar, NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury and ex-DIMMU BORGIR and TESTAMENT drummer Nick Barker — has been forced to cancel its previously announced April 23-24 shows in Italy after a cloud of ash from an Icelandic ...

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EX DEO To Tour Europe With BEHEMOTH, DECAPITATED

EX DEO — the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono — will be on tour this summer with Polish death metal legends BEHEMOTH and DECAPITATED. The dates are as follows: June 20 - Clisson, France - Hellfest June 21 - Bilbao, Spain - Rockstar June 22 - Lisbon, Portugal - Cine Teatro ...

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SUMMER SLAUGHTER: Official Poster Unveiled

The official poster for this year's Summer Slaughter tour can be viewed below. According to MetalSucks, the trek will feature the following "100% confirmed, official lineup": DECAPITATED THE FACELESS ALL SHALL PERISH THE RED CHORD VEIL OF MAYA CEPHALIC CARNAGE DECREPIT BIRTH CARNIFEX ANIMALS AS LEADERS VITAL REMAINS Comments tour founder and booking ...

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TEXTURES, BARONESS Confirmed For Holland's FORTAROCK

Dutch progressive metallers TEXTURES and Savannah, Georgia's BARONESS have been confirmed for this year's FortaRock festival, set to take place July 3, 2010 at Park Brakkestein in Nijmegen, Holland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BARONESS BEHEMOTH BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE DEICIDE DECAPITATED ENSIFERUM EX DEO FEAR FACTORY ...

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NERVECELL To Support DEICIDE In Istanbul

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based death/thrash metallers NERVECELL will open for DEICIDE on May 28 at Arabian Winds in Istanbul, Turkey. Also scheduled to appear are Turkish bands MORIBUND OBLIVION and HECATOMB. This will be NERVECELL's first performance since the band's just-completed tour of Europe with SUFFOCATION. NERVECELL last year inked a deal with Lifeforce Records. ...

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Poland's QUO VADIS Recording New Album

Polish thrashers QUO VADIS have entered Hertz studio (BEHEMOTH, VADER, DECAPITATED, TRAUMA) in Bialystok, Poland to begin recording their eighth album, "Infernal Chaos", for a late 2010 release. The follow-up to 2007's "Babel" will be the band's first LP sung only in English. QUO VADIS mixes old school trash, death metal with modern sounds and ...

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HAIL OF BULLETS Confirmed For Holland's FORTAROCK

HAIL OF BULLETS — the Dutch death metal band featuring GOREFEST drummer Ed Warby, THANATOS guitarists Stephan Gebédi and Paul Baayens, former PESTILENCE/ASPHYX singer Martin Van Drunen and former HOUWITSER bass player Theo van Eekelen — has been confirmed for this year's FortaRock festival, set to take place July 3, 2010 at Park Brakkestein in ...

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SEPULTURA, SODOM, CROWBAR To Perform At Denmark's ROYAL METAL FEST

SEPULTURA, SODOM, CROWBAR and DECAPITATED are among the confirmed bands for the Royal Metal Fest 2010, set to take place April 15-17, 2010 at Voxhall in Århus, Denmark. The festival billing is as follows: SEPULTURA SODOM CROWBAR DECAPITATED BELPHEGOR ONSLAUGHT VREID THE OCEAN BURNING SKIES IN-QUEST ARMED FOR APOCALYPSE THE KANDIDATE DAWN OF DEMISE HAMLET ...

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WOE OF TYRANTS: New Song Available For Streaming

Ohio's WOE OF TYRANTS will release its third album, "Threnody", on April 13 via Metal Blade Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Tetelestai 02. Creatures Of The Mire 03. Venom Eye 04. Tempting The Wretch 05. Threnody 06. Bloodsmear 07. The Venus Orbit 08. Lightning Over Atlantis 09. Singing The ...

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NAPALM DEATH Bassist Talks New LOCK UP Material

Grindcore supergroup LOCK UP — featuring AT THE GATES frontman Tomas Lindberg, Anton Reisenegger of PENTAGRAM and CRIMINAL on guitar, NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury and ex-DIMMU BORGIR and TESTAMENT drummer Nick Barker — is preparing to enter the studio to record new material to be included on a split seven-inch single with U.S. grind ...

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