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VADER: Video Interview Posted Online

German online magazine Whiskey-Soda.de conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek of Polish death metallers VADER prior to the band's September 24, 2009 concert in Berlin, Germany. Watch the 20-minute chat (in English) at this location. As previously reported, VADER is seeking a U.S.-based session guitarist for the upcoming "Killfest 2010" tour ...

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ORDER FROM CHAOS: More Reunion Details Revealed

One of the Midwest's most legendary extremists, ORDER FROM CHAOS will reunite for six nights of hellish brutality beginning on January 2, 2010 at The Riot Room in Kansas City, Missouri. Joining ORDER FROM CHAOS will be ARES KINGDOM, CHRISTHATE (featuring members UNMERCIFUL), EZRA and MEATSHANK. Tickets are available through Ticketweb.com. ORDER FROM CHAOS, a ...

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VADER Seeking Session Guitarist For U.S. Tour

Polish extreme metallers VADER are seeking a U.S.-based session guitarist for the upcoming "Killfest 2010" tour with OVERKILL (headliner), GOD DETHRONED, WARBRINGER and EVILE. Interested parties can contact the group at [email protected] Guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka, who has been touring and recording with VADER for the past year, recently reformed DECAPITATED and will be unavailable ...

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Reunited GODFLESH To Perform At France's HELLFEST

GODFLESH, the industrial metal band from Birmingham, England which formed in 1988 by Justin K. Broadrick (guitar, vocals, and programming) and G. C. Green (bass) and disbanded in 2002, will perform at next year's installment of the Hellfest, set to take place June 18-20, 2010 in Clisson, France. This will mark the reunited group's only ...

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HOUR OF PENANCE Putting Finishing Touches On New Album Recordings

Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE recently entered 16th Cellar studio in Rome with engineer Stefano Morabito to begin recording their as-yet-untitled fourth album for an early 2010 release via Unique Leader Records. Commented guitarist Guilio Moschini: "We've finally finished tracking all the instruments for the new album and we will start mixing it at ...

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DECAPITATED: New Lineup Announced

Guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka of Polish extreme metallers DECAPITATED has announced the band's brand new lineup, which will hit the road starting in February 2010. It is as follows: * Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka - Guitar * Kerim "Krimh" Lechner (THORNS OF IVY, TONE INTIMACY) - Drums * Rafal Piotrowski (KETHA, FORGOTTEN SOULS) - Vocals * ...

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Death Metal Singer Marries JIM CARREY's Daughter

According to People.com, Alex Santana, the singer of the Los Angeles-based death metal band BLOOD MONEY, married actor Jim Carrey's rock musician daughter Jane Carrey in a ceremony this past weekend. "It was a beautiful day. Simple and sweet," Jim Carrey told People.com in a statement. "I wish them everything that love has ...

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NERVECELL To Support AS I LAY DYING In Sri Lanka

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based death/thrash act NERVECELL will support AS I LAY DYING on December 19 at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. "We played with AS I LAY DYING at Dubai Desert Rock Festival 2008 and it's really great to be sharing the stage with them once again, only this time in a ...

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KATAKLYSM To Tour U.K. With DECAPITATED

Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM have scheduled the following European dates: KATAKLYSM, BELPHEGOR, DARKEST HOUR, SUICIDAL ANGELS and RESISTANCE: Jan. 07 - DE - Frankfurt - Batschkapp Jan. 08 - DE - Saarbrucken - Roxy Jan. 09 - NL - Enschede - Atak Jan. 10 - BE - Vosselaar - Biebob Jan. 11 - UK - ...

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LEAVES' EYES, LEGION OF THE DAMNED, POWERWOLF Confirmed For Germany's METALFEST OPEN AIR

LEAVES' EYES, LEGION OF THE DAMNED, POWERWOLF and HEIDEVOLK have been confirmed for the Metalfest Open Air festival, set to take place May 13-15, 2010 in Dessau, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALESTORM BOLT THROWER DECAPITATED ENFORCER EPICA HEIDEVOLK LEAVES' EYES LEGION OF THE DAMNED MILKING THE GOATMACHINE MYSTIC PROPHECY NEVERMORE ...

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INCANTATION And HATE To Team Up For European Tour

INCANTATION and HATE will team up for a European tour in January. Support on the trek will come from DIVINE EVE and NOCTEM. The dates are as follows: Jan. 13 - Nottingham, UK - Seven Jan. 14 - Manchester, UK - Satan's Hollow Jan. 15 - Leeds, UK - Rios Jan. 16 - London, UK ...

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Spectral Extravagance - CEREBRUM

Just as it seems like there has been a resurgence of acts playing an old school Swedish death metal style, so does there seem to be a renewed worldwide interest among labels in releasing albums from the technical/progressive end of the genre. Another case in point is Athens' CEREBRUM who has released a competent, if ...

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DECAPITATED Announces First Shows In Three Years

Guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka of the Polish extreme metallers DECAPITATED recently tapped Austrian drummer Kerim "Krimh" Lechner (of THORNS OF IVY) as the replacement for Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka, who died on November 2, 2007 in a Russian hospital from injuries sustained in a road collision. DECAPITATED singer Covan (real name: Adrian Kowanek) was also hurt ...

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ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY: New Album Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "The Reign Of Darkness", the new album from the U.K.-based death metal act ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY, can be seen below. The CD is scheduled for release in January 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records worldwide (excluding the U.K.). Drummer Lyn Jeffs recently quit ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY in order to focus ...

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WYKKED WYTCH: Video Interview Posted Online

Portugal's Riff magazine conducted an interview with Florida-based extreme metallers WYKKED WYTCH at this year's Ilha do Ermal festival, which was held August 28-30 in Vieira do Minho, Portugal. Watch the chat below. WYKKED WYTCH is putting the finishing touches on the songwriting process for the band's fifth album, tentatively titled "Prayers Of The Decapitated", ...

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SYN:DROM Begins Recording Debut Album

Swedish death metallers SYN:DROM (formerly BLACKBREATH) have just entered Nevo studios in Sundsvall, Sweden to begin recording their debut album. The CD, which will be engineered and mixed by the bandmembers themselves, is tentatively due in February 2010 via ViciSolum Productions. Two songs from SYN:DROM can be heard using the MyFlashFetish.com player below. The band ...

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VADER: 'Necropolis' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Necropolis", the new album from Polish death metal veterans VADER, sold around 1,130 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (Note: Internet/digital sales **ARE** included in the SoundScan totals.) The CD landed at position No. 19 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the ...

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VADER: Tilburg Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of VADER's September 28, 2009 performance at 013 in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be viewed below (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). VADER's new album, "Necropolis", was released in North America on September 22. The CD was recorded at Hertz studios in Bialystok, Poland with the Wieslawski Bros.. Tue Madsen, who previously worked with such ...

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VADER: 'Never Say My Name' Video Released

"Never Say My Name", the new video from Polish extreme metallers VADER, can be viewed below. Inspired by Patrick Graham's bestselling book "L'Évangile Selon Satan" (translation: "The Gospel According to Satan"), the clip tells an alternate story of the death of a messiah who curses humanity before his death on the cross and chooses life ...

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CRIONICS Completes Work On New EP, Seeks New Label Home

Polish metallers CRIONICS have finished mixing their new EP, "N.O.I.R.", with the Wieslawski Bros. at their Hertz Studio in Bialystok. The CD, which was recorded at Cracow's Shindler Factory Studio, contains three new songs plus two covers: IMMORTAL's "Blashyrk (Mighty Ravendark)" and RAMMSTEIN's "Moskau", the latter of which features guest appearances by Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek ...

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ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY Drummer Quits

Drummer Lyn Jeffs has quit the U.K.-based death metal act ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY in order to focus on his other band, INGESTED. He says in a statement, "I feel that they [ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY] deserve a drummer who is 100% committed to what the band is doing." He adds, "I've had a great ...

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VADER: New Video Interview Posted Online

The German edition of Metal Hammer magazine recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek of Polish extreme metallers VADER. Watch the chat at this location. Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of VADER's new video, "Never Say My Name", can be viewed below. Inspired by Patrick Graham's bestselling book "L'Évangile Selon Satan" ...

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DEFECT DESIGNER Signs With MY KINGDOM MUSIC

Siberian extreme death metal act DEFECT DESIGNER has signed with My Kingdom Music for the release of its debut album, "Wax". Due on September 7, the CD was recorded at the Hertz studio (VADER, DECAPITATED, SCEPTIC, BEHEMOTH) in Poland. According to a press release, DEFECT DESIGNER will be "a surprise for all fans of complicated ...

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