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MISERY SIGNALS Cancels California Dates

Milwaukee, WI's metalcore act MISERY SIGNALS has cancelled its previously announced California dates in Bakersfield and Fresno after vocalist Karl Schubach was taken ill. Tonight's (May 31) show in Orangevale, California is also in jeopardy. Commented the band: "Unfortunately in some ridiculously sick twist of fate our vocalist Karl has been hit with bronchitis and ...

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THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD To Unveil New Song On Friday

South Carolina's THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD has returned from its first trip to Europe, where they toured with ION DISSONANCE and DEAD TO FALL. "The shows have been awesome and we've made a lot of friends over here in Europe," guitarist Justin Longshore said prior to the band's last European show. "It's been ...

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THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD Reveals Cover Art For 'Malice'

South Carolina's THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD has unveiled cover art for the band's forthcoming effort, "Malice". The album — the band's second full-length and the follow-up to 2005's "Bloodlust" — has been slated for an August 21 release through Prosthetic Records. Cover artwork, again designed by artist Paul Romano (THE RED CHORD, MASTODON), ...

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Your Chance To Interview AKERCOCKE

On Monday (May 14), the U.K.'s Metal Hammer will conduct an interview with AKERCOCKE for the magazine's "Spanish Inquisition" featrure. As is customary on such occasions, the publication is inviting its readers to submit questions. Make it as probing as you wish and e-mail it [email protected] AKERCOCKE's track "Summon the Antichrist", taken from the group's ...

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ANGRA Frontman Announces Touring Lineup For ALMAH Solo Project

ANGRA frontman Edu Falaschi will launch a world tour in July in support of his recently released solo album, which was issued in under the moniker ALMAH. ALMAH's touring lineup will consist of Edu Falaschi on vocals, Aquiles Priester (ANGRA) on drums, Fabio Laguna (ANGRA) on keyboards, Edu Ardanuy (DR. SIN) on guitar and Tito ...

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New AKERCOCKE Track 'Summon The Antichrist' Online Now

You can now listen exclusively to a track entitled "Summon the Antichrist", taken from AKERCOCKE's forthcoming album "Antichrist". The CD is set for release on May 28 via Earache Records and is already swarming with anticipation following the announcement of the band's digital treasure hunt "The Antichrist Code". This unique online quest that guides fans ...

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AKERCOCKE: 'Antichrist' Available For Streaming

U.K. death metal band AKERCOCKE has made its entire new album, "Antichrist", available for streaming at Earache.com. Due on May 28 via Earache Records), the CD's concept was previously described by the group as "wonderfully rich. It represents a supreme opposite. The epithet of the great antagonist provided a wonderful metaphoric framework within ...

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KALEDON Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

Italian power metallers KALEDON have been confirmed for the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place June 13-14 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AVENGER BEYOND FALLEN THE BLACK BULLET CANDLEMASS HALLOWEEN HOLLOW GROUND KALEDON KAOS KILLINGSWORTH KNIGHT ERRANT MALICE MARSHALL LAW MOONSORROW PARAGON RAGE RAVEN BLACK NIGHT SILVER ...

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VULTURE INDUSTRIES Putting Finishing Touches On Debut Album

Norwegian avantgarde metallers VULTURE INDUSTRIES, who feature in their ranks current and former members of members from SULPHUR, MALICE IN WONDERLAND, BLACK HOLE GENERATOR and ENSLAVED, are putting the finishing touches on their debut album, "The Dystopia Journals". The CD was recorded at Conclave and Earshot studios (GORGOROTH, HELHEIM, SULPHUR, DEATHCON, OCTAVIA SPERATI, etc.) in ...

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MALICE Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

Reunited Los Angeles heavy metal legends MALICE have been confirmed for the 2007 edition of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 12-14 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AVENGER BEYOND FALLEN BULLET CANDLEMASS HALLOWEEN HOLLOW GROUND KAOS KILLINGSWORTH KNIGHT ERRANT MALICE MARSHALL LAW ...

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THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD Confirms New Vocalist

South Carolina's THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD has confirmed the addition of vocalist Nate Johnson (PREMONITIONS OF WAR) to the group's ranks. Johnson will enter Mana Studios on April 23 with producer Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, ex-MORBID ANGEL) to wrap up vocal recordings for the upcoming album, "Malice". The follow-up to 2005's "Bloodlust" will ...

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AKERCOCKE To Release 'Antichrist' In May

British masterful dark lords AKERCOCKE have set "Antichrist" as the title of their new album, due on May 28 via Earache Records. Commented the band: "The concept of 'Antichrist' is wonderfully rich. It represents a supreme opposite. The epithet of the great antagonist provided a wonderful metaphoric framework within which to work. We have strived ...

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METAL BLADE RECORDS' 25th Anniversary Celebration Detailed

In 1982, Metal Blade Records began operating in a young Heavy Metal fan's mom's garage in suburban Los Angeles. The result of that metal fan's enthusiasm was the first Metal Blade Records release, "Metal Massacre", a local band compilation that included METALLICA's first recorded release, BLACK N BLUE, MALICE, CIRITH UNGOL, DEMON FLIGHT, BITCH, AVATAR, ...

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THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD Seeks Vocalist

South Carolina's THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD, which is currently in the studio with producer Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, ex-MORBID ANGEL) recording "Malice", the follow-up to the band's full-length debut on Prosthetic Records, is seeking a professional, dedicated vocalist willing to tour the world and able to relocate immediately. The band has setup an ...

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THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD Studio Update Availalbe

South Carolina's THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD has issued a brief in-studio update online at a href="http://www.prostheticrecords.com/tteotd-instudio.html" target="_blank">this location, featuring photos from the first few days of recording the forthcoming album, "Malice". Recording with producer Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, ex-MORBID ANGEL) at Mana Studios in Florida, the band's second full-length effort is currently slated ...

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Cleveland Metal Bands Unite For College Radio Station Benefit

Cleveland college radio station WJCU will host a benefit concert this Saturday, February 17 to kick off their 2007 annual Radiothon fundraiser. The concert takes place at the Jigsaw Saloon in Cleveland, Ohio. Performing will be five of Cleveland's best underground metal bands — SOULLESS, GROUND ZERO, WRETCH, AT NO END and WINTERS BANE — ...

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Killing Peace - ONSLAUGHT

You know, it won't win you any friends among the back-patch-and-MALICE-button set, but it's okay once in a while to admit that some of those quasi-legendary '80s bands were… well… second-tier. Not that it should affect one's enjoyment of their classic albums — hell, I'm a huge XENTRIX fan despite my absolute certainty that they ...

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MALICE Guitarist Discusses Reunion

Michael Fischer of KNAC.COM recently conducted an interview with MALICE guitarist Mick Zane. An excerpt from the chat follows: KNAC.COM: So what's on tap for the upcoming MALICE reunion? Zane: At this point, the MALICE reunion consists of three original members, which include myself, Mark on bass, and Jay on guitar. Throughout the ...

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METAL CHURCH Drummer Explains Concert Cancellations

METAL CHURCH has issued the following update: "Yesterday we put up an announcement stating that drummer Jeff Plate had incurred an injury at the Nashville show and due to that some shows would be cancelled. The announcement was put together very quickly because we wanted to get the word out to the ticketholders in order ...

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METAL CHURCH To Host 'The Classic Metal Show'

The five current members of METAL CHURCH will host "The Classic Metal Show" on Saturday, February 3. Kurdt Vanderhoof (guitar), Ronny Munroe (vocals), Jay Reynolds (guitar), Steve Unger (bass) and Jeff Plate (drums) will discuss their current album, "A Light in the Dark", as well as the history of the band, the passing of David ...

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THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD Prepares To Record New Album

South Carolina's THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD is currently writing material for its second full-length album, "Malice", tentatively due later in the year via Prosthetic Records. The follow-up to 2005's "Bloodlust" will once again feature artwork from Paul Romano (MASTODON, THE RED CHORD), while this time around, the band will enlist Erik Rutan (HATE ...

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DAWN OF DEMISE: Debut Album Samples Available

DAWN OF DEMISE, self-described as "one of Denmark's most brutal bands," has posted two new tracks on its MySpace page. The songs "Degrading the Worthless" and "Malice – Kill to Conform" come off the group's debut album, "Hate Takes Its Form", which was mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, VOLBEAT, MERCENARY, MNEMIC) ...

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Wounded Skies - STORMCROW

This one has been out for quite a while now, but was sent my way only recently. It's worth the cyber ink, so we'll knock it out regardless. With "Wounded Skies" Italy's STORMCROW slams through four songs and one intro of unforgiving black metal malice that will appeal to fans of speeding traditionalists like DARK ...

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NOX: New Album Sample Available

Dutch death metal crew NOX, which features former members CENTURIAN and current members of SEVERE TORTURE, has posted an advance MP3 from its upcoming album, "Ixaxaar", on the Wicked World Records MySpace page. Check out the album's opening cut, "Choronzonic Chaos Gods", at this location. According to a press release, "Ixaxaar" (pron. 'ick-sack-sar', ...

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SACRIFICE Frontman Guests On New SIGH Album

SACRIFICE frontman/guitarist Rob Urbinati has contributed a guitar solo to the song "Dies Irae/The Master Malice" for the forthcoming SIGH album, "Hangman's Hymn", due out in 2007 on The End Records. The groundbreaking Japanese act recently finished recording their seventh studio album and are currently mixing it at Studio Moopies with engineer Takamichi Osada. About ...

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