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MANIFEST: 'Hedonism' Release Party To Be Held Next Week

Norwegian thrashers MANIFEST have scheduled a hometown CD-release party for their new album, "Hedonism", on December 1 at UFFA in Trondheim. "Hedonism", will hit the streets in Norway on November 26 via Morningstar Records. A wider European release is planned for early 2008. The follow-up to 2005's "Half Past Violence", "Hedonism" was recorded at Spiren ...

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ACHERON Rejoined By Guitarist STACEY CONNOLLY

Ohio-based black/death metal band ACHERON has welcomed back guitarist Stacey Connolly into its unholy fold for some live performances. Connolly has agreed to fill the second guitarist slot for several shows and appear on the upcoming ACHERON live DVD. According to the bandmembers, Stacey "is working out very well and it is great working with ...

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PAUL STANLEY: Canadian Guitar Launch Detailed

Erikson Consumer, the consumer electronics division of Jam Industries located in Baie D'Urfé, Quebec, and the Hudson Bay Corporation have announced the launch of the much anticipated Paul Stanley Electric Guitar and accessories. Paul Stanley is a legendary American hard rock guitarist and vocalist for the classic rock band KISS. Paul's persona in KISS is ...

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SOULFLY: New Album Update

SOULFLY members Max Cavalera (guitar/vocals), Joe Nunez (drums), Marc Rizzo (guitar), and Bobby Burns (bass) entered Porch Studio in Florida on September 12 to begin recording the band's sixth studio album for an early summer 2008 release via Roadrunner Records. After recording up until the end of September, the band was able to complete nearly ...

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SOULFLY Guitarist Drops Off 'Metal Crusade' Tour

SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo has dropped off the "Metal Crusade" tour with PRIMER 55 and LOVE SAID NO. No further details are currently available. SOULFLY members Max Cavalera (guitar/vocals), Joe Nunez (drums), Marc Rizzo (guitar), and Bobby Burns (bass) entered the studio last month to begin recording the band's sixth studio album. The CD will ...

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NAPALM DEATH In Latin America; Video Available

NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury has issued the following update: "Halfway through our Latin American tour and things have been going great! "We have been meeting some amazing people on this tour. All the people who have made the shows as good and smooth as can be. Max, our promoter down here in Latin America, ...

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ASHES OF YOUR ENEMY: 'Surrender' Video Available

New Jersey metal act ASHES OF YOUR ENEMY has released the video for its song "Surrender", directed by Frankie Nasso (MUDVAYNE, HATEBREED, ALL THAT REMAINS, BURY YOUR DEAD). Watch it below. The track comes off the group's new album, "The Undying", due on October 23 via Crash Music Inc. According to a press release, "The ...

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THREE: 'All That Remains' Video Posted Online

Woodstock, NY-based band THREE (3) has released its video for the song "All That Remains", which is the first single off the group's new album, "The End Is Begun", released on July 24. The clip was directed and shot by acclaimed director David Brodsky (GWAR, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, HELMET) and his crew at MyGoodEye. The ...

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BLACK TIDE To Perform At Monster Energy/Coffin Case Halloween Bash

Before heading out on tour with AVENGED SEVENFOLD later this month, Miami, Florida-based hard rock band BLACK TIDE (formerly RADIO) will be the featured performers at the second annual Monster Energy Drinks/Coffin Case Halloween bash on October 27 at NRG Recording Studios in Hollywood, California. The party will also include a runway show from the ...

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RAGE To Perform At Germany's 'Stock Car Crash Challenge'

Guitarist Victor Smolski of the German power metal band RAGE has issued the following update: "On Saturday, October 20, the great TV total Stock Car Crash Challenge will start again. At 8:15 p.m, ProSieben will broadcast that motorsport-event live out of the Gelsenkirchener Veltins-Arena, where Stefan Raab and co. will again risk their necks as ...

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Hydro Phonic - PHUNK JUNKEEZ

The PHUNK JUNKEEZ? Are you serious? If I make fun of this record, are they gonna round up JIMMIE'S CHICKEN SHACK and SHOOTYZ GROOVE and come give me a funk-o-metal beatdown, 1994 b-boy style? If nothing else, you gotta hand it to these dudes for not only laboring all this time under a name more ...

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IGOR CAVALERA's MIXHELL: Performance Footage Posted Online

Video footage of MIXHELL (photo) — the DJ/hip hop/electro project featuring former SEPULTURA drummer Igor "Iggor" Cavalera and his wife Laima Leyton — performing in Londrina, PR, Brazil on September 15, 2007 can be viewed below. Igor Cavalera left SEPULTURA in June 2006 due to "artistic differences." He has since been replaced by ...

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THREE Song Featured In 'Wrong Turn 2' Movie

Woodstock, NY-based band THREE (3) will have its song "Alien Angel" featured in Henry Rollins' new movie "Wrong Turn 2". For more information about the sequel to the acclaimed 2003 horror film, click here. THREE earlier in the year shot a video for the song "All That Remains", which is the first single ...

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BLACK MARKET HERO Parts Ways With Guitarist

BLACK MARKET HERO, the band featuring members of FLAW and 40 BELOW SUMMER, has issued the following update: "It is with great regret that we wish to inform everyone that Ryan Jurhs [guitar] will no longer be a member of BLACK MARKET HERO. This has come to pass for very respectable and justifiable reasons that ...

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MANIFEST Signs With MORNINGSTAR RECORDS

Norwegian thrashers MANIFEST have issued the following update: "MANIFEST are happy to announce that a deal with Morningstar Records has been inked and the new album, 'Hedonism', will hit the streets in Norway on November 26th!!! A European release of the album is planned to early 2008. "We are excited as hell to have signed ...

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In These Veins - HEARSE

If the new ENTOMBED left you flat, and you're looking for "death and roll" (really, is there a dumber name for a subgenre?) with plenty of speedy punk beats, out-of-left-field melodies, and seemingly boundless energy, then your new favorite band has just delivered your album of the year. HEARSE has been criminally underrated since their ...

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