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SCALE THE SUMMIT: New Album Artwork Unveiled

Houston-based progressive instrumentalists SCALE THE SUMMIT have set "The Collective" as the title of their third album, due on March 1 via Prosthetic Records. The follow-up to 2009's "Carving Desert Canyons" was recorded at Paint It Black Studios in Orlando, Florida with producer Mark Lewis (DEVILDRIVER, ALL THAT REMAINS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER). The standard ...

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PERIPHERY: 'Jetpacks Was Yes' Video Released

"Jetpacks Was Yes", the new video from the Maryland-based experimental, progressive metal six-piece PERIPHERY, can be viewed below. The clip was produced by Eric Haviv, Richard Webb, and Brandon Morris of FUGO Studios. The song comes off the band's self-titled debut album, which sold around 4,500 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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MEGADETH's CHRIS BRODERICK Issues NAMM Recap

MEGADETH guitarist Chris Broderick has issued the following update: "Wow, what a crazy NAMM weekend. I barely know where to start. "Well, Thursday I just popped into NAMM for an hour to get a peek at my brand new Jackson signature guitars. So far I'm totally impressed with the prototypes that were unveiled at NAMM ...

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OF LEGENDS Signs With SEASON OF MIST

Season of Mist has announced the signing of OF LEGENDS, the metal side project from Luis Dubuc, the mastermind of the electronica/soul musical project THE SECRET HANDSHAKE. The group's current lineup is rounded out by Travis Orbin (PERIPHERY) on drums and Zack Ordway (ex-SKY EATS AIRPLANE) on guitar. OF LEGENDS' debut album, "Stranded", was recorded ...

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REVOCATION: New Video Interview

The Silver Tongue conducted an interview with Boston's REVOCATION when the band performed in Atlanta, Georgia on December 8, 2010. You can now watch the chat below. REVOCATION is streaming its cover version of EXHORDER's "Death In Vain" via the band's official Facebook page. REVOCATION's rendition of the "Slaughter In The Vatican" album ...

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REVOCATION: EXHORDER Cover Available For Streaming

Boston's REVOCATION is currently streaming its cover version of EXHORDER's "Death In Vain" via the band's official Facebook page. REVOCATION's rendition of the "Slaughter In The Vatican" album opener appears as the Japanese bonus track on the band's Relapse debut, "Existence Is Futile", and is also available digitally via iTunes. Commented REVOCATION's Dave ...

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TESSERACT Announces DVD Plans

U.K. progressive metal hopefuls TESSERACT just spent the last month touring across the United States with DEVIN TOWNSEND in support of its "Concealing Fate", EP which was engineered, produced and mixed by TESSERACT bandmembers Acle Kahney and Amos Williams. Commented the band: "So, we've just returned from what was possibly the most incredible first tour ...

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PERIPHERY Working On New Material, Preparing To Hit The Road

Maryland-based experimental, progressive metal six-piece PERIPHERY will embark on a massive North American tour in November/December alongside DARKEST HOUR, VEIL OF MAYA and REVOCATION. Commented guitarist Misha Mansoor: "We are currently preparing for a long tour with DARKEST HOUR, VEIL OF MAYA and REVOCATION, which is going to be a blast and we can't wait ...

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THE OCEAN: 'Anthropocentric' Delayed

Due to "technical problems during the manufacturing process," the release date of "Anthropocentric", the new album from THE OCEAN has been pushed back to November 19 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy; and November 22 in the rest of Europe. The CD will be released as a limited digipak containing special packaging with two dials ...

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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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