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HARMONY: 'Chapter II: Aftermath' Details Revealed

Swedish melodic metal band HARMONY will release its new album, "Chapter II: Aftermath", in Europe on October 31. Release dates for North America and Japan will be announced in the coming weeks. "Chapter II: Aftermath" track listing: 01. Prevail 02. Aftermath 03. Rain 04. Don't Turn Away 05. Kingdom 06. Silently We Fade 07. Inner ...

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TOM GABRIEL FISCHER: 'Success Breeds Arrogance And, In Some Cases, Boundless Self-Importance'

Former CELTIC FROST and current TRIPTYKON frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has issued the following update via his blog: "Success breeds arrogance and, in some cases, boundless self-importance. A mechanism which appears even more preposterous if the attention in question predates a particular person's presence to a major extent and is thus largely borrowed in lieu ...

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EXCITER To Headline Toronto's MQMUSICFEST

For three years running, MQMusicfest has brought together some of the best rock and metal acts in Canada. This year, to accommodate the abundance of talent, the festival was split into two series, the first of which was held in June. Metal Queen Management has announced that Canadian speed metal legends EXCITER will headline the ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist Meets ACRASSICAUDA In Istanbul

TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick has issued the following update: "The highlight of [the last week of June] for me was meeting, ACRASSICAUDA (Latin for 'The Black Scorpion'), Iraq's only metal band and the subject of the awesome documentary 'Heavy Metal In Baghdad'. "Recently, I'd been in touch with the film's producers, both to express my ...

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ACROPOLIS: 'The Aftermath' EP Samples Available

Israeli progressive metallers ACROPOLIS have released their debut CD titled "The Aftermath". The 23-minute self-produced EP was mastered by Finnish mastering guru Mika Jusilla at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Finland and contains seven tracks, "showcasing the band's diverse musicianship and performing abilities, blended in a unique style that blurs the fine line between lush harmony ...

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FLESH MADE SIN: 'The Aftermath Of Amen' Artwork Unveiled

Dutch thrashers FLESH MADE SIN have unveiled the cover artwork (see below) of their second full-length album, "The Aftermath of Amen", which is expected before the end of the year. According to a press release, "The Aftermath of Amen" shows a mature and modern FLESH MADE SIN in songs, sound and artwork." Commented the band: ...

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FLESH MADE SIN Completes Work On New Album

Dutch thrashers FLESH MADE SIN have completed work on their second full-length album, "The Aftermath of Amen", for a late 2008 release. According to a press release, "The Aftermath of Amen" shows a mature and modern FLESH MADE SIN in songs, sound and artwork." Commented the band: "Finally, after three years of 'almost' deadly silence ...

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HARMONY: 'End Of My Road' EP Details Revealed

Swedish melodic metal band HARMONY will release a new EP, "End of my Road", through Ulterium Records on August 11. The EP will contain three songs from the group's forthcoming album, "Chapter II: Aftermath" (due in the fall) as well as two tracks exclusive to this release. "End of my Road" track listing: 01. End ...

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HARMONY Signs With ULTERIUM RECORDS

Ulterium Records has announced the signing of the Swedish melodic metal band HARMONY. The group's sophomore album, "Chapter II: Aftermath", will be released in the fall and will be preceded by an EP, "End of my Road". "Chapter II: Aftermath" was mixed by Pelle Saether (ACT, SKYFIRE) at Studio Underground and was mastered by Gran ...

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LINKIN PARK Joins BUSTA RHYMES On Video Shoot

Not only is multi-platinum two-time Grammy-winning rock band LINKIN PARK featured on the first single from acclaimed hip-hop innovator BUSTA RHYMES' new album, but the band 's co-lead vocalists Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda will also appear in the song's performance video. "We Made It", directed by Chris Robinson, will be shot in Los Angeles ...

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Antithesis - ORIGIN

Hailing from the city that boasts zip codes beginning with 666 (you just don't get anymore metal than that), Topeka, KS-based ORIGIN have been raising the bar for brutal death metal since the release of their self-titled debut in 2000. By pushing themselves beyond the limits, each release has seen the band become more punishing ...

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ORIGIN: To Shoot 'Finite' Video

Kansas-based death metallers ORIGIN will shoot the first video for their brand new album, "Antithesis", this weekend in Brooklyn, New York. The video for the track "Finite" will be lensed by David Brodsky for MyGoodEye. ORIGIN will embark on a headlining tour of Europe in May. Support on the shows will come from IMPALED and ...

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PAIN's Leipzig Beatdown: The Bloody Aftermath

PAIN members Peter TÃĪgtgren (guitar/vocals), Johan Husgafvel (bass) and David Wallin (drums) were assaulted last night (Friday, February 22) in Leipzig, Germany during a day off on the band's European tour as the support act for NIGHTWISH. As a result, the group was forced to cancel tonight's concert in Leipzig, with possible further cancellations to ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD: '1994-2006 Chaos Years' Due In March

Century Media Records has set a March 31 European release date for STRAPPING YOUNG LAD's "1994-2006 Chaos Years" CD+DVD set. The track listing for the two-disc collection is as follows: CD: 01. S.Y.L. 02. In The Rainy Season 03. Velvet Kevorkian 04. All Hail The New Flesh 05. Oh My Fucking God 06. Detox 07. ...

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VH1 To Air 'Aftermath: The Station Fire Five Years Later'

VH1 Classic and VH1 will air "VH1 Classic Presents: Aftermath: The Station Fire Five Years Later" a one-hour special of concert highlights on Sunday, March 23, 2008 10:00 p.m. from the upcoming Phoenix Rising! Musicians United to Benefit the Victims of the Station Nightclub Fire. John Rich (BIG & RICH), ALABAMA's Randy Owen, Dierks Bentley, ...

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ORIGIN: New Album Details Revealed

Kansas-based death metallers ORIGIN have completed work on their brand new album, "Antithesis" (cover artwork). The follow-up to 2005's "Echoes of Decimation" brings what is widely considered to be the band's strongest lineup back together: Paul Ryan - Guitar, Vocals Jeremy Turner - Guitars, Vocals James Lee - Vocals Mike Flores - Bass, ...

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DEADBIRD, BURNED UP BLED DRY To Team Up For Seven-Inch Release

Arkansas veterans DEADBIRD and BURNED UP BLED DRY will team up for a split seven-inch release for At A Loss Recordings. According to a press release, "all tracks will be exclusive. DEADBIRD will contribute one new song. BURNED UP BLED DRY will contribute 4-5 new tracks. This release will either be a precursor, simultaneous, or ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer Pilots Some Heavy Metal

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson recently spoke to Australia's News.com.au about his career as a commercial airline pilot with Astraeus Airlines. Dickinson has been flying for Astraeus for six years and moved to the captain's seat last May. "I never got into flying because I was pretty crap at maths and physics at ...

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