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MANIFEST To Tour Norway With CRIMES OF PASSION, JORN

Norwegian thrashers MANIFEST have issued the following update: "We are finally going to play in the western parts of Norway again! This time we join forces with CRIMES OF PASSION, JORN and a couple of local bands. There will be two shows each day, one all-ages show at 18:00 - 21:00 and one for adults ...

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NATRON: New Tour Dates Announced

Italian death metallers NATRON have scheduled the following dates: Sep. 18 - Palarockness Genzano-RM (I) (w/ DEICIDE) Sep. 19 - Fabrik Moncalieri-TO (I) (w/ DEICIDE) Sep. 20 - Muscadeath Fest 7th Vallet (F) Oct. 03 - Chaos Order Festival Marseille (F) Oct. 04 - Borderline Club Pisa (I) Oct. 31 - Istanbul Cafe’ Squinzano-LE (I) ...

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SEPULTURA: More Footage From Recording Studio Posted Online

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA have posted more video footage from the recording sessions for their new album, "A-Lex". The latest clip, which features footage from the bass- and vocal-recording stages of the production process, can be viewed below. "A-Lex" (which stands for "no law" or "without law") is based on the Anthony Burgess novel "A Clockwork ...

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THE AUTUMN OFFERING To Enter Studio In December

Daytona Beach, Florida's THE AUTUMN OFFERING will enter a Hollywood, California studio on December 3 with producer Logan Mader (FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, DIVINE HERESY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY) to begin recording its new album for an early 2009 release. According to the group, the follow-up to 2007's "Fear Will Cast No Shadow" will contain "by far ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: Video Interview With RIZZO, CHOW Available

Metal Storm conducted an interview with guitarist Marc Rizzo and bassist Johny Chow of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY at this year's Hellfest festival, which was held June 20-22, 2008 in Clisson, France. Watch the chat in two parts below. "Inflikted", the debut album from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, sold 9,000 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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SOULFLY-Headlined 'D-Low Memorial' Show Rescheduled

The 12th annual D-Low Memorial show — the yearly Arizona-based festival held in memory of SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera's stepson, Dana Wells (article) — which was originally slated to take place on August 7, 2008 has been rescheduled for November 29. Bands that are confirmed to perform at the event include SOULFLY, CAVALERA ...

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SEPULTURA: New Concert Photos Posted Online

Photos of SEPULTURA's August 23, 2008 concert in Kazebre, São Paulo, Brazil can be found at this location. Portal Tribuna has posted a Portuguese-language video report on SEPULTURA's August 12, 2008 show in Araraquara, São Paulo, Brazil. The six-minute clip, which includes performance and interview footage, can be viewed below. SEPULTURA has set ...

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WARREL DANE: 'Brother' Video Posted Online

NEVERMORE vocalist Warrel Dane's video for the song "Brother" can be viewed below. The clip, which was shot with up-and-coming director Max Gutierrez, is a very dark introspective piece focusing on the relationship between Dane and his brother following the death of their father. Comments Dane: "I'm very happy with the end result. Working with ...

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SEPULTURA In Araraquara; Video Report Available

Portal Tribuna has posted a Portuguese-language video report on SEPULTURA's August 12, 2008 concert in Araraquara, São Paulo, Brazil. The six-minute clip, which includes performance and interview footage, can be viewed below. SEPULTURA has set "A-Lex" (which stands for "no law" or "without law") as the title of its new album, which is based on ...

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SOULFLY Mainman Featured On 'Ryan's Rock Show'; Audio Available

Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY) is featured on this week's installment of "Ryan's Rock Show". The program is available for streaming and download at www.ryansrockshow.com. SOULFLY's new album, "Conquer", has registered the following first-week chart positions around the world: Germany: #15 Austria: #16 Australia: #19 Finland: #20 Netherlands: #33 USA: #66 UK (Rock ...

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BLACK MARKET HERO: New Song Posted Online

BLACK MARKET HERO, the New York metal band featuring members of 40 BELOW SUMMER and FLAW, has posted another new song entitled "Asphyxiate" on the group's MySpace page. The group recently stated: "The band has been diligently writing fresh new material since the addition of their new lead guitarist Angel Vivaldi back in ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: 'Summer Tour Webisode 4' Available

New Jersey "mathcore" band THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN has posted its "summer tour webisode 4" featuring performance footage from San Francisco, California as well as behind-the-scenes clips from the road. Watch the five-and-a-half-minute clip below. After taking part in the 2008 Warped Tour, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN has just completed a run of North American ...

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DESPISED ICON: New Tour Footage Posted Online

Montreal's DESPISED ICON has posted video footage which was filmed during the band's recent Montreal Assault tour with ION DISSONANCE, BENEATH THE MASSACRE and THE PLASMARIFLE. Watch the clip below. In other news, DESPISED ICON vocalist Alex Erian has issued the following update: "So Summer Slaughter ended up being wild as fuck! Thanks for rocking ...

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DEVILDRIVER Frontman Issues OZZFEST Recap

DEVILDRIVER vocalist Dez Fafara has issued the following update: "The night before Ozzfest (on Friday, August 8) we were in Houston and it was cracking thunder and pouring down rain. The following morning after a five hour drive I awoke at 9am in Dallas to the sound of metal bands! "To mention any bands , ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist Issues OZZFEST Recap

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has issued the following update: "Had a great time in Dallas [at the one-day Ozzfest on Saturday, August 9]. Rehearsal at Vinnie Paul's [HELLYEAH/ex-PANTERA drummer] house Friday night was a blast. Jamming [PANTERA's] 'New Level' and 'Walk' with Vince, Bob Zilla [HELLYEAH/ex-DAMAGEPLAN bassist], Chad [Gray, HELLYEAH/MUDVAYNE singer] and Nick Bowcott [former ...

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'DIMEBAG' DARRELL ABBOTT Honored With OZZFEST Superjam

A special one-time only all-star tribute to fallen PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist and Texas native "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott was held this past Saturday, August 9 at the one-day Ozzfest at Dallas' Pizza Hut Park. The tribute to "Dimebag" Darrell featured Abbott's brother, Vinnie Paul (acting as musical director and playing drums), along with an array of prominent ...

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SEPULTURA: New Album Details Revealed

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA have set "A-Lex" (which stands for "no law" or "without law") as the title of their new album, which is based on the Anthony Burgess novel "A Clockwork Orange" (later turned into the classic film by Stanley Kubrick). Due in November via SPV Records, the follow-up to 2006's "Dante XXI" was recorded ...

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KINGDOM OF SORROW To Tour With GWAR, TOXIC HOLOCAUST

KINGDOM OF SORROW — the band featuring Jamey Jasta (HATEBREED) and Kirk Windstein (DOWN, CROWBAR) — is currently on tour working its way south to Dallas, Texas to perform at Ozzfest 2008 alongside OZZY OSBOURNE, METALLICA, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, SOILENT GREEN, and more. KINGDOM OF SORROW will follow up its Ozzfest appearance with its first-ever southern ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's MAX Interviewed In San Francisco; Video Available

Nikki Blakk of San Francisco's 107.7 The Bone radio station conducted an interview with CAVALERA CONSPIRACY/SOULFLY guitarist/vocalist Max Cavalera backstage before CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's July 31, 2008 show at The Fillmore in San Francisco. Watch the chat in two parts below. "Inflikted", the debut album from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, sold 9,000 copies in the United States in ...

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BURNING THE MASSES: New Song Posted Online

San Diego, California-based death metallers BURNING THE MASSES have posted the title track from their forthcoming album, "Mind Control", on their MySpace page. "Mind Control" was produced by Stephen Hawkes (EXOTIC ANIMAL PETTING ZOO) and was mixed by Logan Mader (DIVINE HERESY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY). A fall release through Mediaskare is expected. The band ...

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