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SOULFLY Film Two New Promotional Videos In Serbia

While in Serbia last month, SOULFLY filmed two videos in support of the upcoming "Dark Ages" CD, due out on October 4 via Roadrunner Records. A video for "Frontlines" was filmed at a site that NATO bombed several years ago, and a clip for "Carved Inside" was shot at a 700-year-old fortress on the shores ...

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Former MEGADETH Bassist To Join SOULFLY For Two Shows

Former MEGADETH and current F5 bassist Dave Ellefson will be filling in for SOULFLY bassist Bobby Burns at two SOULFLY live shows next week. Burns is unable to make the dates due to a "family emergency." The details are as follows: Aug. 12 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre Aug. 13 – Long Beach, CA ...

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ROADRUNNER UNITED: 'The All-Star Sessions' To Surface In October

Roadrunner Records has put together a groundbreaking record to mark the label’s 25th Anniversary. The group is called ROADRUNNER UNITED and the album titled "The All-Star Sessions". This full-length release, in stores on October 11, 2005, is a "master class" in hard rock/metal. Boasting 57 artists from 45 of Roadrunner's past and present bands, the ...

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HEARSE: Former ARCH ENEMY Frontman Signs With COLD RECORDS

Swedish "death 'n' roll" band HEARSE, featuring former ARCH ENEMY singer Johan Liiva, have inked a deal with Cold Records. The group recently issued their third album, "The Last Ordeal", through Holland's Karmageddon Media. Formed by longtime friends Max Thornell (drums) and Liiva, HEARSE recorded a demo before signing with Hammerheart Records. The band released ...

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KATAKLYSM Singer Finishes Laying Down Vocals For New Album

KATAKLYSM vocalist Maurizio Iacono has issued the following update: "The artwork contest [for the upcoming KATAKLYSM album] is now over. We would like to thank everyone from our fans to artists from the four corners of the world that have sent in their visions. The response was great!! Now we've got to go through all ...

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SEPULTURA Begin Recording New Album

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA have entered Trama Studios in São Paulo, Brazil to begin recording their new studio album, "Dante 05", the follow-up to 2003's "Roorback". The band have previously used Trama Studios to record the "Revolusongs" EP, which included cover versions ranging from MASSIVE ATTACK to HELLHAMMER to JANE'S ADDICTION, and was included in the ...

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SEPULTURA Guitarist Begins Recording Solo Album

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser has entered A Voz do Brasil studio in São Paulo, Brazil to begin recording his his first solo album, tentatively due in early 2006 via Holland's Mascot Records. No further information is currently available. As previously reported, SPV Records recently pushed back the projected release date of the new SEPULTURA album ...

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KATAKLYSM: More Guest Appearances Announced

KATAKLYSM vocalist Maurizio Iacono has issued the following update: "I received a call today from our producer/guitarist J-F [Dagenais], informing me that the drums are almost all done and they sound monstrous!! Max once again has done a killer job and put a lot of feel into the songs. We're going less mechanical and more ...

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SOULFLY: 'Dark Ages' Digipack To Include Bonus Tracks

In addition to the regular release of SOULFLY's "Dark Ages", there will also be a limited-edition three-panel digipack, according to Roadrunner Records U.K. The complete track listing for the digipack version is as follows: 01. The Dark Ages 02. Babylon 03. I And I 04. Carved Inside 05. Arise Again 06. Molotov 07. Frontlines 08. ...

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SEPULTURA: New Album To Surface In Early 2006

SPV Records has pushed back the projected release date of the new SEPULTURA album to early 2006. As previously reported, SEPULTURA's upcoming CD will be based on the "The Divine Comedy", widely considered the greatest epic poem of Italian literature, and one of the greatest of world literature. SEPULTURA's last album, "Roorback", was issued in ...

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Drummer VINNY APPICE To Collaborate With Hardcore Rapper NECRO

Legendary BLACK SABBATH/DIO drummer Vinny Appice will be collaborating with hardcore Brooklyn rapper NECRO on a track for NECRO's upcoming release, "Circle of Tyrants". Also scheduled to appear on the CD is SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera. NECRO's most recent album, "The Pre-Fix For Death" (Psycho-Logical Records), featured guest appearances by OBITUARY members John Tardy and ...

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SEPULTURA Drummer To Collaborate With Hardcore Rapper NECRO

SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera will be collaborating with hardcore Brooklyn rapper NECRO on a track for NECRO's upcoming release, "Circle of Tyrants". NECRO's most recent CD, "The Pre-Fix For Death" (Psycho-Logical Records), featured guest appearances by OBITUARY members John Tardy and Trevor Peres, Danny Lilker (NUCLEAR ASSAULT, ex-BRUTAL TRUTH), Danny Diablo (a.k.a. Lord Ezec of ...

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Instinct - EKTOMORF

I'd always heard EKTOMORF were SOULFLY rip-offs, but I reserved judgment until I could actually hear one of the band's albums. Having now heard "Instinct", I must say that the word on the street is pretty damn accurate. Cloning SEPULTURA or SOULFLY may not be a bad thing if you're a fan of either band. ...

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MINISTRY: 'Murderball' Movie Trailer Posted Online

The trailer to the documentary film "Murderball", featuring MINISTRY's song "Waiting", has been posted online at this location. This moving film, which took the Sundance Audience Award for favorite documentary and a jury prize for its editing, chronicles the lives of quadriplegics playing indoor rugby in wheelchairs rigged like Mad Max vehicles. More ...

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ROADRUNNER 'All-Stars' Album: Progress Includes New Captain And New Team Members

Roadrunner Records has advanced in the process of putting together the groundbreaking "Roadrunner All-Stars" record to mark the label's 25th anniversary. The full-length release will contain original musical collaborations between past and present Roadrunner artists. Approximately 50 musicians are expected to participate in this record, making it a most elaborate collaboration project. Four central musicians ...

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KATAKLYSM To Headline Quebec's EXTREME DISTORTION FESTIVAL

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM will be headlining the Extreme Distortion Festival on July 22 in Laval, Quebec. A possibility exists that a few more Canadian dates will be added for August. In the meantime, don't miss the worlwide live premiere of the song "Crippled & Broken", from the forthcoming album "In the Arms of Devastation", ...

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SIGHT OF EMPTINESS To Support DARK TRANQUILLITY In Costa Rica

Costa Rica-based melodic death metallers SIGHT OF EMPTINESS have been confirmed as the support band for DARK TRANQUILLITY on June 15 at Planet Mall in San Jose, Costa Rica. SIGHT OF EMPTINESS cite their influences as DIMENSION ZERO, AT THE GATES, DARK TRANQUILLITY, IMPIOUS and THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, among others. SIGHT OF EMPTINESS is: ...

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SOULFLY: 'Dark Ages' Final Track Listing Revealed

SOULFLY have finalzed the track listing for their new album, "Dark Ages", due on September 13 via Roadrunner Records. "Dark Ages" was produced by SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera and was mixed by Terry Date, who has previously worked with PANTERA and DEFTONES, among others. "Dark Ages" final track listing: 01. The Dark Ages 02. Babylon ...

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