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HATEBREED Bassist Forced To Sit Out European Tour

FIRST BLOOD's Carl Schwartz is reportedly filling in for HATEBREED bassist Chris Beattie on HATEBREED's European tour after Beattie injured his right hand Thursday night (Nov. 9), making it impossible for him to take part in the trek. HATEBREED is continuing to tour in support of its new album, "Supremacy", which entered the German national ...

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SICK OF IT ALL Drummer Comments On Upcoming Tribute Album

SICK OF IT ALL drummer Armand Majidi has commented on the group's upcoming tribute abum, "Our Impact Will Be Felt", due on January 23, 2007 through Abacus Recordings. Said Majidi: "As we've been touring and gearing up for the next European tour, the folks at Abacus have been at work compiling tracks for a tribute ...

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MADBALL To Tour South America In November

Legendary New York hardcore band MADBALL has issued the following update: "Second trip Down Under in as many years was a great success. We just returned from New Zealand and Australia, and we'd like to take some time out to say thanks.... "Thanks to Dave and Gavin for the New Zealand shows. We played four ...

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HATEBREED: 'Supremacy' Enters German Chart At No. 52

HATEBREED's "Supremacy" has entered the German national album chart at position No. 52. As previously reported, "Supremacy" sold around 27,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 31 on The Billboard 200 chart. This number is roughly in line with the first-week tally registered by its ...

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THE DISTANCE Added To European PERSISTENCE TOUR

THE DISTANCE has been confirmed for the European Persistence Tour, which is scheduled to kick off on November 30. The final lineup is as follows: SICK OF IT ALL MADBALL WALLS OF JERICHO TERROR COMEBACK KID DESTINY THE DISTANCE Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Nov. 30 - Wiesbaden - Schlachthof (Germany) Dec. 01 ...

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HATEBREED Fans Reign Supreme

HATEBREED treated its hometown fans to a signing of its new album, "Supremacy", at Exile On Main St in Hamden, Connecticut on Tuesday (August 29). This was a very special event because the bandmembers grew up shopping at this store themselves. Al, the owner, told stories about vocalist Jamey Jasta's frequent visits when he was ...

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FERRET MUSIC Partners With INDEPENDENT LABEL GROUP

Independent Label Group (ILG), composed of Warner Music Group Corp.'s Asylum Records, East West Records and Cordless Recordings, today (August 7) announced it has acquired a stake in Ferret Music, an entertainment company specializing in metal-based music. Under the agreement, ILG will work hand in hand with Ferret Music across its various business units, including ...

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MADBALL Bassist To Make Film Debut

MADBALL bassist Hoya will make his film debut in the upcoming "Rapturious" movie, which was written and directed by Kamal Ahmed (of Jerky Boys fame). More information is available at IMDB.com. MADBALL released their first album for Ferret Music, "Legacy", last August. The band recently took part in the European version of the ...

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LEEWAY: Tour Dates Announced

Legendary New York hardcore/metal act LEEWAY have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Jun. 04 - Farmingdale, NY @ Club Loaded/Crazy Donkey Jun. 17 - New London, CT @ Club Hypnotiq (w/ MADBALL) Jun. 18 - New York, NY @ CBGB Jun. 23 - Stuttgart/Backnang, GER @ Backnanger Strassenfest Jun. 24 - ...

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CHIMAIRA: 'Save Ourselves' Video Posted Online

CHIMAIRA's video for the song "Save Ourselves" has been posted online at this location. CHIMAIRA frontman Mark Hunter had previously confirmed that the band shot some of the footage for the "Save Ourselves" video during their headlining performance at The Icon in Buffalo, New York on March 23, 2006. A BLABBERMOUTH.NET visitor by ...

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CHIMAIRA: 'Save Ourselves' Video To Receive FUSE TV Premiere

CHIMAIRA's video for the song "Save Ourselves" will premiere on Fuse TV Wednesday night (March 24) at 3:00 a.m. EST (12:00 a.m. PST). CHIMAIRA frontman Mark Hunter had previously confirmed that the band shot some of the footage for the "Save Ourselves" video during their headlining performance at The Icon in Buffalo, New York on ...

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MISERY SPEAKS To Release Debut Album In June

German death metallers MISERY SPEAKS will release their self-titled debut album on June 23 via Alveran Records. The CD was recorded and produced by Ralf Müller, Alexander Dietz and Patrick W. Engel at Rape Of Harmonies Studio (HEAVEN SHALL BURN, FALL OF SERENITY, MAROON, NARZISS) and was mixed by Swedish producer/artist Dan Swanö (EDGE OF ...

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CHIMAIRA Part Ways With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Cleveland, Ohio's CHIMAIRA have officially parted ways with Roadrunner Records. The group have issued the following statement on the matter: "The Jager tour with ARCH ENEMY has been going fucking great. 99% of the shows have been super-packed and the crowds have been amazing for all of the bands. This is a great package and ...

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Germany's MISERY SPEAKS Sign With ALVERAN RECORDS

German death metallers MISERY SPEAKS have inked a deal with Alveran Records. The group's self-titled debut album was recorded and produced by Ralf Müller, Alexander Dietz and Patrick W. Engel at Rape Of Harmonies Studio (HEAVEN SHALL BURN, FALL OF SERENITY, MAROON, NARZISS) and was mixed by Swedish producer/artist Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH, ...

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ZAO Drop Off 'Under The Gun' Tour Due To Singer Injury

ZAO have been forced to drop off of the remaining dates on the Ferret Music "Under the Gun Tour" due to an injury sustained by frontman Daniel Weyandt. Co-headliners MADBALL and REMEMBERING NEVER, along with support acts THE BANNER and SCARLET, will continue the tour as scheduled. Weyandt broke four bones in his left-hand in ...

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HATEBREED To Release 'Supremacy' Via ROADRUNNER

MTV.com is reporting that HATEBREED have been in continuing negotiations with Roadrunner Records and are close to signing a deal with the label. "We ended up doing two records with Universal, and our time at that label was killer," frontman Jamey Jasta explained to MTV.com when asked about the talks. "We sold over ...

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