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FEAR FACTORY Schedules Albuquerque In-Store Appearance

The first 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 Tuesday, March 23 at Hastings Entertainment, located at 4315 Wyoming Northeast, in Albuquerque, New Mexico beginning at 6 p.m. This will be the first opportunity for fans to meet the band, which will ...

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DARKEST HOUR: 'The Tides' Video Teaser Available

A teaser for "The Tides", the new video from Washington D.C. metallers DARKEST HOUR, can be viewed below. The clip was helmed by the band's "close buddy" Joseph Pattisall and will make its online debut soon. DARKEST HOUR is currently writing material for the follow-up to last year's "The Eternal Return" album. The band's next ...

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PERIPHERY Debut Due Next Month

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. Founded in 2004 by guitarist Misha Mansoor, PERIPHERY seems to always be drawing from a constant stream of inspiration. To date, the band ...

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FEAR FACTORY: First U.S. Tour Dates Announced

FEAR FACTORY will embark on a U.S. headling tour, dubbed "Fear Campaign Tour 2010", in late March. Support on the trek will come from WINDS OF PLAGUE, DIRGE WITHIN, PERIPHERY and, on select shows, DIVINE HERESY (the band featuring FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares). So far the following shows have been announced: Mar. 22 - ...

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FEAR FACTORY: London Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of FEAR FACTORY performing the song "Zero Signal" on February 19, 2010 at the Electric Ballroom in London, England can be viewed below. FEAR FACTORY's new album, "Mechanize", sold 10,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 72 on The Billboard 200 chart. ...

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FEAR FACTORY's 'Mechanize' Cracks U.S. Top 100

"Mechanize", the new album from cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY, sold 10,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 72 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, "Transgression", opened with 19,000 units back in August 2005 to land at No. 45. This was substantially less ...

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FEAR FACTORY: 'Mechanize' European First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"Mechanize", the new album from cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY, has registered the following first-week chart positions so far: Germany: #31 Sweden: #51 U.K.: #7 (Rock Albums) Netherlands: #83 "Mechanize" was released in the U.S. on February 9, 2010 via Candlelight Records. The CD, which was co-produced by the band with Rhys Fulber (FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY, ...

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FEAR FACTORY To Host MTV2's 'Headbangers Ball'

FEAR FACTORY will host the February 8 edition of "Headbangers Ball", which now airs every Monday night (technically Tuesday morning) at 3:00 a.m. EST/PST on MTV2. FEAR FACTORY will embark on a U.S. headling tour in late March. Support on the trek will come from WINDS OF PLAGUE, DIRGE WITHIN, PERIPHERY and, on select shows, ...

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VEIL OF MAYA Completes Work On New Album

Chicago-based metallers VEIL OF MAYA have completed work on their new album, "[id]" , for an April release via Sumerian Records. The CD was produced by Michael Keene (THE FACELESS), who previously worked with the group on its last album, 2008's "The Common Man's Collapse". A brand new song from "[id]" will premier the second ...

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EVENTIDE: New Songtitles Revealed

Swedish metallers EVENTIDE recently entered the studio to begin recording their sophomore full-length album, tentatively due in early 2010. The band states, "All the rhythm guitars are done. It's been a couple of months of hard work to first get the amp sound we were looking for and then record 4-6 rhythm-tracks plus harmonies on ...

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DEVILDRIVER: New 'Thrash And Burn Tour' Webisode Available

Santa Barbara, California's DEVILDRIVER has posted the third webisode (see below) from the second annual Thrash And Burn Tour, which is set to run through August 26. DEVILDRIVER is headlining the trek, which features support from EMMURE, DESPISED ICON, MY CHILDREN MY BRIDE, VEIL OF MAYA, FOR THE FALLEN DREAMS, OCEANO, PERIPHERY and THY WILL ...

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PERIPHERY Signs With SUMERIAN RECORDS

Washington D.C. metallers PERIPHERY has inked a deal with Sumerian Records. The band will return to the studio following the completion of the Thrash and Burn Tour (also featuring DEVILDRIVER, EMMURE, DESPISED ICON and VEIL OF MAYA) to resume recording its full-length album for an early 2010 release. Commented the group: "We are extremely happy ...

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DEVILDRIVER, EMMURE: 'Thrash And Burn Tour' Dates Announced

Santa Barbara, California's DEVILDRIVER will headline the second annual Thrash And Burn Tour, which is set to run from July 24 through August 30, 2009. Support on the trek will come from EMMURE, DESPISED ICON, MY CHILDREN MY BRIDE, VEIL OF MAYA, FOR THE FALLEN DREAMS, OCEANO, PERIPHERY and THY WILL BE DONE. Several stops ...

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HAUNTED SHORES: Another New Song Posted Online

Washington D.C. death/thrash band HAUNTED SHORES has posted the song "Torrential" off the new record, "Following Ivy", at this location. Tentatively due in January, the CD was produced and engineered by Chris Dowhan (HASTE THE DAY, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER) at Planet Red Studios in Richmond, Virginia and features guest appearances by Arkadius ...

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SUIDAKRA's ARKADIUS Featured On New HAUNTED SHORES EP

Arkadius Antonik (SUIDAKRA), Casey Sabol (ex-PERIPHERY) and Alan Simpson (THIS TIME IT'S WAR) make guest appearances on the new EP from the Washington D.C. death/thrash band HAUNTED SHORES, entitled "Following Ivy". Tentatively due in January, the CD was produced and engineered by Chris Dowhan (HASTE THE DAY, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER) at Planet Red Studios ...

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