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LAST CHANCE TO REASON Signs With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Prosthetic Records has announced the signing of the Augusta, Maine-based, experimental prog-metal sextet LAST CHANCE TO REASON. The band's second full-length album, "Level 2", is scheduled for release in early 2011. The CD was produced by Jamie King (BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, THE HUMAN ABSTRACT) and is described in a press release as LAST ...

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ANIMALS AS LEADERS: New Music Video Teaser Available

Progressive instrumental metal outfit ANIMALS AS LEADERS has launched a brief teaser for its upcoming music video for the track "Cafo". The clip was directed by Scott Hansen, who has previously worked on videos for WILLIE NELSON, THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA and A DAY TO REMEMBER, among others, and features animation and visual effects by ...

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THE OCEAN: 'Anthropocentric' Artwork Unveiled

THE OCEAN has completed work on its new album, "Anthropocentric", at Studio Mecanique in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, the same facility where the band's previous effort, "Heliocentric", was recorded and mixed. The new CD was mastered on August 25 by Svante Forsbäck in Helsinki. Musically, "Anthropocentric" feels somehow heavier than "Heliocentric". "The sound is more dense ...

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DARKEST HOUR Announces Headlining Tour

Washington, D.C. metallers DARKEST HOUR will embark on a headlining tour this fall with support from VEIL OF MAYA, PERIPHERY and very special guest opener, which will be announced soon. Celebrating its 15-year anniversary as a band, DARKEST HOUR will be performing selections spanning its entire career — from the band's debut full length, 2000's ...

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THE OCEAN: 'Anthropocentric' Details Revealed

THE OCEAN is in the process of mixing its new album, "Anthropocentric", at Studio Mecanique in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, the same facility where the band's previous effort, "Heliocentric", was recorded and mixed. The new CD will be mastered on August 25 by Svante Forsbäck in Helsinki. Musically, "Anthropocentric" feels somehow heavier than "Heliocentric". "The sound ...

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KITTIE: Video Update From 'Thrash And Burn' Tour

Canadian all-girl metal band KITTIE is taking part in this year's edition of the Thrash And Burn tour alongside ASKING ALEXANDRIA, BORN OF OSIRIS, STICK TO YOUR GUNS, IMPENDING DOOM, THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD (first half), EVERGREEN TERRACE (second half), GREELEY ESTATES, PERIPHERY, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE and CHELSEA GRIN. The trek runs until ...

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KITTIE Frontwoman Interviewed On 'Tour Stop: Solo'

"Tour Stop: Solo" recently conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Morgan Lander of the Canadian all-girl metal band KITTIE. Watch the chat below. KITTIE is taking part in this year's edition of the Thrash And Burn tour alongside ASKING ALEXANDRIA, BORN OF OSIRIS, STICK TO YOUR GUNS, IMPENDING DOOM, THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD (first ...

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KITTIE Frontwoman Interviewed In Denver

On July 21, Groovey of Colorado Music Buzz & Entertainment conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Morgan Lander of the Canadian all-girl metal band KITTIE at the Denver, Colorado stop of the Thrash And Burn tour. Watch the chat below. KITTIE is taking part in this year's edition of the Thrash And Burn tour alongside ASKING ...

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KITTIE Announces Dates With DEVILDRIVER

Canadian all-girl metal band KITTIE will play the following shows with DEVILDRIVER: Aug. 25 - Eleanor Rigby's - Jermyn, PA Aug. 26 - The London Music Hall Lounge - London, ON Aug. 27 - Alrosa Villa - Columbus, OH More dates will be announced soon. KITTIE's latest album, "In The Black", sold around 3,400 copies ...

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KITTIE Frontwoman Interviewed In San Francisco

Stinky the Blade of Capital Chaos conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Morgan Lander of the Canadian metal band KITTIE on June 5, 2010 at the Warfield in San Francisco, California during the group's tour with INSANE CLOWN POSSE, NECRO, COOLIO and KOTTONMOUTH KINGS. Watch the chat in two parts below. KITTIE's latest album, ...

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KITTIE: 'Die My Darling' Video Released

"Die My Darling", the new video from the Canadian all-girl metal band KITTIE , can be viewed below. The clip was filmed on May 4 with veteran Canadian director John Barber. "We had the most fun we have ever had filming this video," stated KITTIE guitarist/vocalist Morgan Lander. "There are cars babes and beatings involved, ...

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KITTIE: 'Die My Darling' Video To Debut On Monday

"Die My Darling", the new video from the Canadian all-girl metal band KITTIE , will premiere on the official Thrash And Burn MySpace page at 3:00 p.m. EST on Monday, June 7. The clip was filmed on May 4 with veteran Canadian director John Barber. "We had the most fun we have ever had filming ...

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DIRGE WITHIN: More Footage From The Road Posted Online

DIRGE WITHIN, the new metal band featuring ex-SOIL guitarist Shaun Glass, vocalist Jeremy "Jerms" Genske, guitarist Matt Szlachta, bassist James Pezanoski (ex-FROM ALL WITHIN), and drummer Frankie Harchut (ex-THE DOOMSDAY CATALYST), has uploaded the third and final in a series of webisodes featuring footage from the group's "Fear Campaign" tour with FEAR FACTORY, WINDS OF ...

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'Thrash And Burn' Tour Dates Announced

ASKING ALEXANDRIA and BORN OF OSIRIS will co-headline this year's edition of the Thrash And Burn tour, with support from KITTIE, STICK TO YOUR GUNS, IMPENDING DOOM, THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD (first half), EVERGREEN TERRACE (second half), GREELEY ESTATES, PERIPHERY, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE and CHELSEA GRIN. The trek will run from July 16 ...

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On The Road With DIRGE WITHIN

DIRGE WITHIN, the new metal band featuring ex-SOIL guitarist Shaun Glass, vocalist Jeremy "Jerms" Genske, guitarist Matt Szlachta, bassist James Pezanoski (ex-FROM ALL WITHIN), and drummer Frankie Harchut (ex-THE DOOMSDAY CATALYST), has uploaded the first in a three-part series of webisodes featuring footage from the group's "Fear Campaign" tour with FEAR FACTORY, WINDS OF PLAGUE ...

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FULL METAL JACKIE To Host Tomorrow Night's 'Headbangers Ball'

Jackie Kajzer, better known as Full Metal Jackie, will guest-host the May 3 episode of "Headbangers Ball" which airs on MTV2 at 3:00 a.m. ET/PT (late Monday night/early Tuesday morning). The episode will feature exclusive audio clips from some of Kajzer's interviews for "Full Metal Jackie Certified: The 50 Most Influential Heavy Metal Songs Of ...

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PERIPHERY: First-Week Sales Revealed

The self-titled debut album from Washington D.C.'s PERIPHERY sold around 4,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 128 on the Billboard 200 chart. The CD landed at No. 2 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and ...

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PERIPHERY: 'Icarus Lives!' Video Released

"Icarus Lives!", the new video from Washington D.C.'s PERIPHERY, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed in Boston with Killswitch Productions directors Mike Pecci and Ian McFarland (FEAR FACTORY, MESHUGGAH). "Wait until you see this video," says Pecci. "Loaded with epic shots, heroic stances, and awesome band performances, I will say that it is ...

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DINO CAZARES: Everything Is Always So Negative On The Internet, Especially On BLABBERMOUTH

HardcoreSounds.Net conducted an interview with guitarist Dino Cazares of California cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY before the band's March 3, 2010 performance at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland. The chat can now be viewed below. The second of several planned in-store/meet-and-greets with FEAR FACTORY on the band's "Fear Campaign American Tour 2010" will take place ...

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FEAR FACTORY: New Video Interview Available

Rock Rebel Magazine conducted an interview with FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares and vocalist Burton C. Bell on March 11, 2010 in Milan, Italy. You can now watch the chat below. The second of several planned in-store/meet-and-greets with FEAR FACTORY on the band's "Fear Campaign American Tour 2010" will take place on Saturday, March 27 ...

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FEAR FACTORY Goes Acoustic

Dino Cazares (guitar) and Burton C. Bell (vocals) of cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY recently took part in an interview and acoustic performance for MySpace Germany's "MySpace Music Mix". Watch the footage below. (Note: The FEAR FACTORY interview begins around the five-minute mark in the first clip.) The second of several planned in-store/meet-and-greets with FEAR FACTORY ...

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FEAR FACTORY: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Fear Campaign' Video Shoot Available

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of FEAR FACTORY's "Fear Campaign" video can be viewed below. Compiled by Christopher O'Coin, the clip offers candid, on-location interviews with members of the band, directors Ian McFarland and Mike Pecci, and still photographer Heather McGrath, among others. McFarland comments, "Making the video for FEAR FACTORY's 'Fear Campaign' was definitely ...

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Dusk - LAS CRUCES

These guys have been kicking around the periphery of the doom/stoner scene for a lotta years now, sweating it out in obscurity in Texas while stoner rock went in and out of vogue, depending on who you talked to, faster than you can say "America's Volume Dealer". LAS CRUCES have always worn their TROUBLE influences ...

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PERIPHERY: Another New Song Posted Online

Combing the complex atypical rhythms and technical precision of math rock with the sensational brutality of progressive metal, Washington D.C.'s PERIPHERY will unleash its self-titled debut on April 20 through Sumerian Records. A track from the CD, "The Walk", is now available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. "'The Walk' is a ...

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FEAR FACTORY: Athens Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of FEAR FACTORY performing the song "Mechanize" on March 12, 2010 at Gagarin 205 in Athens, Greece can be viewed below. The second of several planned in-store/meet-and-greets with FEAR FACTORY on the band's upcoming "Fear Campaign American Tour 2010" will take place on Saturday, March 27 at Hogwild Records, located at 1824 ...

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FEAR FACTORY: San Antonio In-Store Announced

The second of several planned in-store/meet-and-greets with FEAR FACTORY on the band's upcoming "Fear Campaign American Tour 2010" will take place on Saturday, March 27 at Hogwild Records, located at 1824 North Main in San Antonio, Texas, beginning at 2 p.m. This will be the first opportunity for fans to meet the band, which will ...

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