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EX DEO To Enter Studio In November

EX DEO the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono will enter the studio in November with producer Jean-Franois Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX, DESPISED ICON) to begin recording its sophomore album, "Caligula", for a summer 2012 release via Austria's Napalm Records. The CD, which will be completed over the winter, will ...

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DEATH ANGEL Schedules Hollywood Signing Session

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL will take part in an in-store signing session on Saturday, October 22 at Soundcheck Hollywood in West Hollywood, California beginning at 2:00 p.m. For more information, see the flyer below. DEATH ANGEL will release a DVD entitled "A Thrashumentary" in the spring of 2012. According to a ...

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CORPUS MORTALE: New Album Samples Available

Audio samples of all the tracks that will appear on the recently completed third full-length album from the Danish death metal outfit CORPUS MORTALE can be heard in the YouTube clip below. The band is currently looking for a suitable label to release the as-yet-untitled CD, which was recorded at Tue Madsen's Antfarm studio (VADER, ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: 'Juular' Video Released

Director David Brodsky of MyGoodEye who has previously collaborated with AS I LAY DYING, SUICIDE SILENCE, KATAKLYSM, ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER and STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, among others spent the last couple of months working on the video for the song "Juular" from the DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT. The band's mainman Devin Townsend stated about the ...

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ANTHRAX, TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Thrash titans ANTHRAX and TESTAMENT, who haven't toured together in more than a decade, are set to co-headline a U.S. tour beginning Friday, October 14 in Grand Rapids, Michigan (itinerary below). ANTHRAX will close all shows, and DEATH ANGEL will be main support for the entire tour. The coast-to-coast trek will figure to decimate more ...

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MEGADETH To Headline Mexico's HELL AND HEAVEN Metal Festival

MEGADETH will headline the Hell And Heaven Metal Fest, set to take place on Saturday, November 19 in Guadalajara, Mexico. Billed as "the only open-air metal festival in Mexico," the event will feature 57 bands performing on four stages in front of an expected audience of 20,000. Confirmed international artists: MEGADETH (USA) OVERKILL (USA) FEAR ...

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DEATH ANGEL: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Mexico City Trip

Behind-the-scenes video footage from DEATH ANGEL's August 20, 2011 concert in Mexico City can be seen below. DEATH ANGEL recently canceled its involvement in the Neckbreaker's Ball European tour with DARK TRANQUILLITY, ELUVEITIE, VARG, MERCENARY and OMNIUM GATHERUM because the band will take part in a U.S. trek with ANTHRAX and TESTAMENT. DEATH ANGEL will ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT Working On 'Juular' Video

Director David Brodsky of MyGoodEye who has previously collaborated with AS I LAY DYING, SUICIDE SILENCE, KATAKLYSM, ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER and STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, among others has spent the past two months working on the video for the song "Juular" from the DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT. The band's mainman Devin Townsend stated about the ...

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EXODUS, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, KATAKLYSM, MARDUK, TRIPTYKON Confirmed For EINDHOVEN METAL MEETING

EXODUS, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, KATAKLYSM, MARDUK and TRIPTYKON have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Eindhoven Metal Meeting, set to take place December 16-17, 2011 at the Effenaar in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ADEPT ASPHYX BALFOR CRIPPER DESASTER DESTRUCTION DISABUSE EXODUS GOD DETHRONED ...

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DEATH ANGEL Answers Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

The five members of the veteran San Francisco Bay Area metal band DEATH ANGEL recently answered a number of fan-submitted questions via a series of clips posted on their official YouTube channel. You can now see the latest footage below. DEATH ANGEL recently canceled its participation in the Neckbreaker's Ball European tour with DARK TRANQUILLITY, ...

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HATE ETERNAL: 'Lake Ablaze' Video Released

"Lake Ablaze", the new video from Florida-based extreme metal veterans HATE ETERNAL, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by David Brodsky, who has previously worked with AS I LAY DYING, SUICIDE SILENCE, KATAKLYSM, ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER and STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, among others. The song comes off the band's latest album, "Phoenix ...

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DEATH ANGEL: 'An Incredible Opportunity Has Arisen For The Band'

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have released the following statement: "Due to what we feel is an incredible opportunity that has arisen for the band, DEATH ANGEL is forced to pull out of this year's Neckbreaker's Ball [tour with DARK TRANQUILLITY, ELUVEITIE, VARG, MERCENARY and OMNIUM GATHERUM]. We are not at liberty to ...

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EX DEO: More New Album Details Revealed

EX DEO the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal led by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono will enter JFD studios in Dallas, Texas and Montreal, Canada in the fall with producer Jean-Franois Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX, DESPISED ICON) to begin recording its sophomore album, "Caligula", for an early 2012 release via Austria's Napalm Records. According to the ...

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KATAKLYSM To Headline 'Hatefest 2011' European Tour

Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM will headline the Hatefest 2011 European tour in December. Support on the trek will come from TRIPTYKON, MARDUK, MILKING THE GOATMACHINE and two more "special guests" who have not yet been announced. The dates are as follows (subject to change): Dec. 02 - Oberhausen, Germany @ Turbinenhalle - Metalfest Winter Edition ...

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KATAKLYSM Records New Song

Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM are nearly done with their highly successful world tour that has taken the band to the four corners of the world. The "Heaven's Venom" mania will continue this summer with the band's appearance at the Wacken Open Air festival this August. The band will headline the Brutal Assault festival in Czech ...

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ALESTORM: 'Back Through Time' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Back Through Time", the third album from the Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM, sold around 1,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD debuted at No. 24 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who ...

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ALESTORM's 'Back Through Time' Lands On German Chart

"Back Through Time", the third album from the Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM, has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 42. "Back Through Time" was produced by Lasse Lammert at LSD Studios in Lbeck, Germany. The effort was made available as a jewelcase, mediabook, LP, and special-edition boxset "featuring bonus tracks and ...

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MASTIC SCUM Working On New Material

Austrian extreme metallers MASTIC SCUM have issued the following update: "We are currently working on the new album! We are fucking excited about the new record which follows our last album, 'Dust', our strongest release up to date, of which we are very proud!! However, the new release will be for sure a progression from ...

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ALESTORM: 'Shipwrecked' Video Released

"Shipwrecked", the new video from the Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed in Belgrade, Serbia with director Ivan Colic, who has previously worked with EPICA, KAMELOT and KATAKLYSM. The song comes off the band's third album, "Back Through Time", which will be released via Napalm Records on the ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman's Restaurant Featured On TRAVEL CHANNEL

Albano's, the restaurant owned in part by KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono, was named the #1 Italian restaurant in the country by the Travel Channel's "Chowdown Countdown" TV show. You can now watch the segment below. Iacono last year stated about his decision to open a restaurant, "Growing up in an Italian family, you always know ...

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Former LEGION OF THE DAMNED Bassist Commits Suicide

Twan Fleuren, former bassist for Dutch thrashers LEGION OF THE DAMNED, has committed suicide, according to a posting on the band's official web site. Twan joined the pre-LEGION OF THE DAMNED band OCCULT in 1998 in time for the group's European tour with MORBID ANGEL, AMON AMARTH and GORGOROTH. After the recording of OCCULT's "Rage ...

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MASTIPHAL: Another New Song Available For Streaming

MASTIPHAL, one of the most important Polish black metal bands of the '90s, will release its new album, "Parvzya", on May 15 via Witching Hour Productions. The CD was mixed and mastered with producer Sverker "Widda" Widgren at his Necromorbus Studio (WATAIN, UNANIMATED, DESTRYER 666) in Alvik, Sweden. 10 songs were recorded for the album, ...

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ALESTORM Films 'Shipwrecked' Video

Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM recently filmed a video for the song "Shipwrecked". The track comes off the band's third album, "Back Through Time", which will be released via Napalm Records on the following dates: June 1 - Spain, Finland, Sweden June 3 - Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy June 6 - Rest Of Europe ...

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