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MAX And IGOR CAVALERA Launch MySpace page

The new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) alongside vocalist Joe Duplantier (bass) of the French progressive death metallers GOJIRA and SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo has launched its official MySpace page. Tentatively dubbed INFLIKTED (a name which may or may not stick due to countless bands that ...

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JADED HEART Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

German melodic metal masters JADED HEART are putting finishing touches to their brand new studio opus, entitled "Sinister Mind". The band welcomes on board for the first official recording session the new guitar player Peter Ostros. He contributed to the songwriting of the new record and brought a lot of fresh new ideas on the ...

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GOJIRA Frontman Issues Update On MAX/IGOR CAVALERA Project

Guitarist/vocalist Joe Duplantier of the French progressive death metallers GOJIRA will play bass on the debut CD from the new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max and Igor Cavalera. Recordings for the album began this past weekend in Los Angeles with producers Dirty Icon (Logan Mader [ex-MACHINE HEAD, SOULFLY] and Lucas Banker). A late 2007 ...

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MANOWAR's MAGIC CIRCLE FESTIVAL To Be Held Annually

At last weekend's (July 6-7) Magic Circle Festival in Bad Arolsen, Germany, bassist Joey DeMaio of MANOWAR — who organized the event — reportedly announced that the festival will be held annually from now on. On the first day of next year's gathering, MANOWAR will sign as much stuff as they can and will give ...

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SOULFLY Drummer Checks In

SOULFLY drummer Joe Nunez has sent along this update from Chicago, where he is working, playing, resting, and preparing for the band's next album: "This summer I've been working construction and rehearsing with my side project SLAMPEDE. Our new singer/guitar player, Kevin Kowalski, is the latest addition to our band and we've been shredding ever ...

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KATAKLYSM: Skeletons Of Four New Songs Ready

KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono has issued the following update: "Yesterday [Monday, July 2] I met up with J-F [Dagenais; guitar] at his new big house — he just bought a new house next to Steph [Stéphane Barbe; bass] and Max [Duhamel; drums] and it's real nice — and he is building his studio downstairs where ...

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MAX And IGOR CAVALERA To Enter Studio In July

According to Brazil's Bizz magazine, the as-yet-unnamed new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members and brothers Max and Igor Cavalera will enter a Los Angeles studio in July to begin recording its debut album for a late 2007/early 2008 release via Roadrunner Records. Although it has not yet been confirmed, it is rumored that ...

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HOSTILITY Parts Ways With Drummer, Seeks Replacement

After recently coming off the Face of Aggression tour with SKINLAB, ANKLA and PAIN PRINCIPLE, San Francisco Bay Area metal band HOSTILITY has parted ways with drummer Andrew Holzbaur due to "musical differences." Comments the group: "We've been the same lineup since we were 14 years old, [but] unfortunately we just could not move forward ...

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'Death Rapper' NECRO Films 'The Pre-Fix For Death' Video

Brooklyn, New York metal/hip-hop "death rapper" NECRO shot a video this past week for the song "The Pre-fix for Death" with acclaimed director David Brodsky (GWAR, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, THE RED CHORD) of MyGoodEye. In between his recent appearance at the Download festival in the U.K. and his upcoming U.S. run on the entire Sounds ...

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NAPALM DEATH: South American, Mexican Tour Dates Announced

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH have issued the following update: "Just a quick note as we busy ourselves preparing for our show at the Download festival this coming Sunday to tell you that we will be heading down to South America in October as the final part of the 'Smear Campaign' world tour draws to ...

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THREE To Release 'The End Is Begun' In July

Woodstock, NY-based band THREE (3) will release its new album "The End Is Begun" in Europe on July 23 via Metal Blade Records (July 20 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy). The CD was mixed by Toby Wright, who has previously worked with ALICE IN CHAINS, METALLICA, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY and FEAR FACTORY, among many ...

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PINK CREAM 69: More German Tour Dates Announced

German/British melodic hard rock band PINK CREAM 69 has scheduled the following tour dates: Jul. 19 - Saarbrücken, GER - Garage Jul. 20 - Karlsruhe, GER - Das Fest Jul. 21 - Aalen, GER - Greuthalle (Angeldays Festival) Jul. 27 - Seebronn, GER - Rock of Ages Festival With FREEDOM CALL and MAD MAX: Oct. ...

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