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NAPALM DEATH Frontman To Guest On 'No Control Radio'

Vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway of British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH will guest on "No Control Radio" on KROX in Austin, Texas tonight (Friday, December 19) from 12:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. "No Control Radio" is on the air from 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., and Barney will be playing his picks (including CELTIC FROST, MASTER, ...

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NAPALM DEATH Bassist Explains Mexico City Cancellation

Bassist Shane Embury of British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH has issued the following statement regarding the cancellation of the December 14, 2008 "Brufest" concert at El Rayo in Mexico City featuring BRUJERIA, NAPALM DEATH, BRUTAL TRUTH, OXIDISED RAZOR and INHARMONIOUS: "Well, by now you will know that the Mexico City show got cancelled last minute. ...

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Former CELTIC FROST Frontman Invited To 1349 Recording Session

Former CELTIC FROST and current TRIPTYKON frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has issued the following update: "I will return to Norway tonight [Tuesday, December 16] for most of the remainder of December, following an invitation by [Norwegian black metallers] 1349 to visit them in the studio during the recording sessions for their new album. We will ...

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NAPALM DEATH: New Album Artwork Revealed; New Song Posted Online

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH will release their new album, "Time Waits For No Slave", via Century Media Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy: January 23 Spain, Portugal: January 27 Sweden, Finland, Hungary: January 28 UK: February 2 France, Greece, Denmark, Norway, Rest of Europe: January 26 USA: February 10 NAPALM ...

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GORGOROTH: Footage From Last Night's Birmingham Concert Available

Fan-filmed video footage of the Gaahl-fronted version of the Norwegian black metal band GORGOROTH performing the song "Prosperity and Beauty" last night (Saturday, November 29) at the Asylum in Birmingham, England can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). GORGOROTH entered the studio on August 25 in the band's hometown ...

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BENEDICTION: Footage From UK's DAMNATION FESTIVAL Available

Fan-filmed video footage of long-running Birmingham, UK-based extreme metallers BENEDICTION performing the song "Burying The Hatchet" at this year's Damnation Festival last night (Saturday, November 22) in Leeds, UK can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). BENEDICTION's latest album, "Killing Music", was released in North America on September 23 ...

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CARCASS: Footage From DAMNATION FESTIVAL Available

Fan-filmed video footage of reactivated British extreme metallers CARCASS performing the song "Incarnated Solvent Abuse" at this year's Damnation Festival last night (Saturday, November 22) in Leeds, UK can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). CARCASS bassist/vocalist Jeff Walker recently told the Brazilian edition of Rolling Stone magazine that ...

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ONSLAUGHT: Footage From DAMNATION FESTIVAL Available

Fan-filmed video footage of reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT performing the song "Let There Be Death" at this year's Damnation Festival last night (Saturday, November 22) in Leeds, UK can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). The group's entire concert was recorded for a live album, to be released in ...

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FISCHER Calls TRIPTYKON 'A Darker, Heavier, And More Experimental Version Of CELTIC FROST'

Former CELTIC FROST and current TRIPTYKON frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has issued the following update: "Although the path towards completion is still substantial at this time, it emerges that TRIPTYKON is developing into a darker, heavier, and more experimental version of CELTIC FROST. It is as it should be." TRIPTYKON's lineup also features Reed St. ...

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BIOHAZARD Kicks Off 20th-Anniversary European Tour; Video Available

The reunited original lineup of BIOHAZARD kicked off its 20th-anniversary European tour earlier tonight (Sunday, November 2) at the Corporation in Sheffield, UK. Fan-filmed video footage of the "Tales from the Hard Side" performance can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). The group's setlist was as follows 01. Victory ...

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TOM GABRIEL FISCHER: Sacrifice And Incarnation

Former CELTIC FROST and current TRIPTYKON frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has issued the following update: "As paper absorbs life, drained to become conception... "I took time off today from what has been an increasingly eventful string of weeks to attend the opening reception of Remedy For The Living, the first solo exhibition by exceptional New ...

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LEGION OF THE DAMNED: New Album Details Revealed

Dutch thrash metal band LEGION OF THE DAMNED will release its new album, "Cult of the Dead", on December 19 via Massacre Records. The LP will be made available in three different formats: as three-disc deluxe edition including a bonus CD and a bonus DVD; a limited-edition digipack with a bonus DVD and as regular ...

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CELTIC FROST Laid To Rest For Good

Martin Eric Ain and Tom Gabriel Fischer of the Swiss avant-garde/metal pioneers CELTIC FROST have issued the following statement: "In the wake of the events transpiring earlier this year, we, who together formed CELTIC FROST in 1984 and together reformed the group in 2001, have discussed the situation and agree that any continuation of CELTIC ...

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MAYHEM To Tour U.S. In The Spring

Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM are planning a U.S. tour in early 2009. The trek will reportedly consist of 21 shows and will kick off in the early spring. The exact cities and dates will be announced soon. MAYHEM was honored in the "Metal" category at the 36th annual Spellemann awards (the Norwegian equivalent to the ...

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AT THE GATES: New Video Interview With TOMAS LINDBERG Available

British music channel Scuzz TV conducted an interview with vocalist Tomas Lindberg of the reactivated Swedish metallers AT THE GATES at the Bloodstock Open Air 2008 festival, which was held August 15-17 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. Watch the chat below. Fan-filmed video footage of AT THE GATES performing the song "Suicide Nation" at ...

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AT THE GATES: Support Acts For Swedish Dates Announced

Reactivated Swedish metallers AT THE GATES have tapped TYRANT and GRAND MAGUS to support them on their upcoming Swedish dates. The details are as follows: Sep. 03 - Kulturbolaget (KB) - Malmö, SWE * Sep. 05 - Trädgårn - Göteborg, SWE Sep. 06 - Debaser, Medis - Stockholm, SWE Sep. 07 - Debaser, Medis Stockholm, ...

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NAPALM DEATH Completes Recording Drums For New Album

UK's legendary grindcore masters NAPALM DEATH are currently recording their new album, "Time Waits For No Slave", with producer Russ Russell. Drums have been tracked at Parlour Studios in Kettering and guitars, bass and vocals will be done at Foel Studios in Wales. The band will then return to Parlour for the mixing sessions. Expect ...

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DESTRUCTION: Footage From BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Available

Fan-filmed video footage of German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION performing the song "Bestial Invasion" at the Bloodstock Open Air 2008 festival — which was held August 15-17 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England — can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). DESTRUCTION's new album, "D.E.V.O.L.U.T.I.O.N.", will be released on ...

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NAPALM DEATH: Footage From BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Available

Fan-filmed video footage of British grindcore legends NAPALM DEATH performing the song "Fatalist" at the Bloodstock Open Air 2008 festival — which was held August 15-17 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England — can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury recently spoke to Paul ...

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OVERKILL: Footage From UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Available

Fan-filmed video footage of New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL performing the song "Skull and Bones" at the Bloodstock Open Air 2008 festival — which was held August 15-17 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England — can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). OVERKILL's second DVD, "Live at Wacken Open Air ...

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DIMMU BORGIR At UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR; Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of the Norwegian symphonic black metal band DIMMU BORGIR performing the song "The Serpentine Offering" at the Bloodstock Open Air 2008 festival — which was held August 15-17 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England — can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). Due in October DIMMU ...

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The Dissolution Of CELTIC FROST

Former CELTIC FROST and current TRIPTYKON frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has issued the following update: "The intense rain outside continues unabated, and, far in the distance, the torn, grey clouds merge with the earth, obscuring any hint of a horizon. A fitting scenery to a final act of ignominy. I attended seven and a half ...

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