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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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FEAR FACTORY, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Confirmed For Holland's FORTAROCK

FEAR FACTORY and SUICIDAL TENDENCIES 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: BEHEMOTH BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE DEICIDE DECAPITATED ENSIFERUM EX DEO FEAR FACTORY KILLSWITCH ENGAGE KREATOR SUICIDAL ...

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MISERY INDEX: 'Pulling Out The Nails' Collection Out

MISERY INDEX's discography collection of splits and EPs, "Pulling Out The Nails" (named after the first song the band wrote), has just been released on CD through the band's own Anarchos Records imprint, and will soon be made available on double vinyl through Power It Up (Germany). It features 30 tracks, including all non-album material ...

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VIRGIN SNATCH: 'Act Of Grace' To Receive Wider European Release

"Act Of Grace", the fourth album from Cracow, Poland-based thrashers VIRGIN SNATCH, will be released in Europe (outside Poland) on March 22 via Mystic/Indie. The CD, which was originally issued in Poland in November 2008, consists of 43 minutes of world-class thrash metal produced by Wieslawscy Bros. at Hertz Studio (BEHEMOTH, VADER). The cover artwork ...

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WOE OF TYRANTS: 'Threnody' Artwork Unveiled

Ohio's WOE OF TYRANTS will release its third album, "Threnody", on April 13 via Metal Blade Records. According to a press release from the label, "This time around, the guys have seriously turned up the shred-knob and churned out some of the most exciting songs we've heard swirling around the Metal Blade offices in quite ...

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SYN:DROM: Two Songs Available For Streaming

Swedish death metallers SYN:DROM (formerly BLACKBREATH) will release their debut album, "With Flesh Unbound", on April 30 via ViciSolum Productions. The CD was recorded at Nevo studios in Sundsvall, Sweden and was engineered and mixed by the bandmembers themselves. "With Flesh Unbound" track listing: 01. Intro (Devoured) 02. Scorned Messiah 03. The Marked One 04. ...

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WOE OF TYRANTS To Release 'Threnody' In April

Ohio's WOE OF TYRANTS will release its third album, "Threnody", on April 13 via Metal Blade Records. According to a press release from the label, "This time around, the guys have seriously turned up the shred-knob and churned out some of the most exciting songs we've heard swirling around the Metal Blade offices in quite ...

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DECAPITATED Confirmed For Holland's FORTAROCK

Poland's newly resurrected modern technical death metallers DECAPITATED 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: BEHEMOTH BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME DECAPITATED ENSIFERUM For more information, visit www.fortarock.nl.

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SYN:DROM: 'With Flesh Unbound' Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

Swedish death metallers SYN:DROM (formerly BLACKBREATH) will release their debut album, "With Flesh Unbound", on April 30 via ViciSolum Productions. The CD was recorded at Nevo studios in Sundsvall, Sweden and was engineered and mixed by the bandmembers themselves. "With Flesh Unbound" track listing: 01. Intro (Devoured) 02. Scorned Messiah 03. The Marked One 04. ...

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HAMMERFALL, VARG Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

HAMMERFALL and VARG have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 5-11, 2010 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABSTINENZ ACELDAMA ASHES YOU LEAVE BEHEMOTH CANNIBAL CORPSE DECAPITATED DEMONICAL DORNENREICH ENOCHIAN THEORY ENSIFERUM EPICA EQUILIBRIUM EX DEO HAMMERFALL HEIDEVOLK IMMORTAL INSISION ...

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BENEATH To Release 'Hollow Empty Void' EP In February

Icelandic death metallers BENEATH will release their debut EP, "Hollow Empty Void", on February 13 via Mordbrann Musikk. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered by guitarist Johann Ingi Sigurdsson at Fossland Studio in Hafnarfjörður, Iceland. According to a press release, "Hollow Empty Void" paints a picture of apocalypse and decay through four hard hitting ...

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CRIONICS: New Song Available For Streaming

A new song from Polish metallers CRIONICS entitled "Scapegoat (Welcome to Necropolis)" is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the band's new EP, "N.O.I.R.", which will be released later this year through an as-yet-undetermined record label. The CD was mixed with the Wieslawski Bros. at their Hertz ...

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SYN:DROM: More Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Swedish death metallers SYN:DROM (formerly BLACKBREATH) recently entered Nevo studios in Sundsvall, Sweden to begin recording their debut album, "With Flesh Unbound". The CD, which is being engineered and mixed by the bandmembers themselves, is tentatively due this spring via ViciSolum Productions. Video footage from the vocal-recording sessions can be viewed below. The band describes ...

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OBITUARY Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

OBITUARY has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Metalcamp festival, set to take place July 5-11, 2010 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABSTINENZ ACELDAMA ASHES YOU LEAVE BEHEMOTH CANNIBAL CORPSE DECAPITATED DEMONICAL DORNENREICH ENOCHIAN THEORY ENSIFERUM EPICA EQUILIBRIUM EX DEO HEIDEVOLK IMMORTAL INSISION INSOMNIUM KALMAH KORPIKLAANI LEAVES' ...

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SYN:DROM: Debut Album Title Announced

Swedish death metallers SYN:DROM (formerly BLACKBREATH) have set "With Flesh Unbound" as the title of their debut album, tentatively due this spring via ViciSolum Productions. The CD is being recorded at Nevo studios in Sundsvall, Sweden and is being engineered and mixed by the bandmembers themselves. The band describes its musical direction as "high-quality death ...

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MISERY INDEX: Studio Blog Launched

Baltimore, Maryland's MISERY INDEX entered Wright Way Studios (DYING FETUS, SLIPKNOT, MOS DEF) on Saturday (January 2) with engineer Steve Wright to begin recording its new album, tentatively titled "Heirs To Thievery", for a May release via Relapse Records. An exclusive in-studio written/pictoral blog documenting the making of the CD can be found at

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ROOTWATER To Release 'Visionism' In March

Polish metallers ROOTWATER will release their new album, "Visionism", on March 8 via Mystic Production/Indie Distribution. The follow-up to "Limbic System" was recorded at Sound Division Studio in Warsaw (with vocals recorded at Cosmic Studio). "Visionism" track listing: 01. Venture 02. Living In The Cage 03. Closer 04. Frozenthal 05. Freedom 06. Timeless 07. Realize ...

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MISERY INDEX: Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Baltimore, Maryland's MISERY INDEX entered Wright Way Studios (DYING FETUS, SLIPKNOT, MOS DEF) on Saturday (January 2) with engineer Steve Wright to begin recording its new album, tentatively titled "Heirs To Thievery", for a May release via Relapse Records. According to the band, "Adam [Jarvis, drums] has eight songs of eleven completed. [We are] finishing ...

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VADER Frontman Issues Year-End Update

Guitarist/vocalist Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek of Polish death metallers VADER has issued the following update: "On behalf of VADER commando, I would like to wish you extremely metal year 2010! Let it be a fulfillment of your dreams and expectations!!! I also take the occasion to briefly summarize the past year 2009. "It was another hard-working ...

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MISERY INDEX: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Baltimore, Maryland's MISERY INDEX will enter Wright Way Studios (DYING FETUS, SLIPKNOT, MOS DEF) this Saturday (January 2) with engineer Steve Wright to begin recording its new album, tentatively titled "Heirs To Thievery", for a May 2010 release via Relapse Records. According to the band, "all day Saturday will be set aside for tweaking drums ...

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SYN:DROM: Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Swedish death metallers SYN:DROM (formerly BLACKBREATH) recently entered Nevo studios in Sundsvall, Sweden to begin recording their debut album. The CD, which is being engineered and mixed by the bandmembers themselves, is tentatively due in February 2010 via ViciSolum Productions. Video footage from the recording sessions can be viewed below. The band describes its musical ...

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