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DEVILDRIVER Interviewed In Berlin

PitCam Production conducted an interview with Santa Barbara, California metallers DEVILDRIVER when the band played Columbia Club in Berlin, Germany as part of the Neckbreakers Ball Tour with BEHEMOTH, SCAR SYMMETRY and ARSIS. DEVILDRIVER will embark on a five-week North American headlining tour in January. Direct support on the dates will come from New York ...

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SUFFOCATION: European Tour Announced

New York death/grind legends SUFFOCATION will embark on a European headlining tour in March/April 2010. Support on the trek will come from ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY, NERVECELL, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE and BURNING THE MASSES. Commented SUFFOCATION vocalist Frank Mullen: "We look forward to crushing skulls and dropping some brutality on Europe!" The dates are as follows: ...

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DEVILDRIVER To Tour U.S. With SUFFOCATION?

Santa Barbara, California's DEVILDRIVER will hit the road in the U.S. for a five-week headlining trek from January 7 until February 13. According to singer Dez Fafara, "This tour will be what you've all been asking us to do! 'Put a heavy metal package together!' The bands coming along for the ride are ALL fucking ...

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SUFFOCATION: 'Cataclysmic Purification' Video Released

"Cataclysmic Purification", the new video from New York-based extreme metal legends SUFFOCATION, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by David Brodsky (ARSIS, GOD FORBID, KATAKLYSM, SWASHBUCKLE) with animation by Tim Kellen. Comented SUFFOCATION bassist Derek Boyer: "'Cataclysmic Purification' audibly portrays a calamitous future approaching. With this song and the rest of the [new ...

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DEVILDRIVER: Enschede Footage Available

Video footage of DEVILDRIVER's November 3, 2009 performance at Atak in Enschede, Holland can be viewed below (courtesy of "letthemetalflow"). According to a new online post by DEVILDRIVER bassist Jon Miller, the Santa Barbara, California-based metallers have six songs "in the bag" for the group's forthcoming album, which they "are looking to record sooner than ...

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DEVILDRIVER To 'Go Faster And Heavier' On Next Album

According to a new online post by DEVILDRIVER bassist Jon Miller, the Santa Barbara, California-based metallers have six songs "in the bag" for the group's forthcoming album, which they "are looking to record sooner than later." He adds, "We want to go faster and heavier on this one to answer any question on a 'direction' ...

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MUTINY WITHIN: Debut Album Artwork, Release Date Revealed

New Jersey-based sextet MUTINY WITHIN (formerly MUTINY) will release its self-titled debut album on February 23, 2010 via Roadrunner Records. The CD was recorded at Bieler Bros. Studios in Pompano Beach, Florida with producer Jason Bieler (SIKTH, SKINDRED, DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL, NONPOINT) and was mixed by Jeff Rose and Martin "Ginge" Ford of Nott-In-Pill studios in ...

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ARSIS: Limited-Edition Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Virginia's melodic/technical death metal band ARSIS has revealed the Mark Riddick artwork and track listing for the limited-edition iTunes / Nuclear Blast mailorder / vinyl version of "Starve For The Devil", set to be released in North America on February 9, 2010. The Nuclear Blast mailorder edition of "Starve For The Devil" (limited to 1,000 ...

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DEVILDRIVER Drummer Checks In From The Road

Santa Barbara, California's DEVILDRIVER is currently on the road in Europe with BEHEMOTH, SCAR SYMMETRY and ARSIS as part of the Neckbreakers Ball Tour. Commented drummer John Boecklin: "It has been an interesting tour so far. My heels got infected due [to] blisters from my new running shoes so I have been rocking sandals this ...

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ARSIS: New Album Artwork Unveiled

Virginia's melodic/technical death metal band ARSIS has unveiled the cover artwork (by Mark Riddick) for its fourth studio album, "Starve For The Devil", due in North America on February 9, 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. Check it out below. "Starve For The Devil" was recorded at Planet Z Studios in Hadley, Massachusetts with producer Chris ...

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SUFFOCATION: Entire New Live Album Available For Streaming

Relapse Records will release SUFFOCATION's only official live record, "The Close Of A Chapter: Live In Quebec City", on October 27 in North America and November 2 internationally. Recorded in 2005 during the band's "Souls To Deny" world tour, the CD — which contains the band's complete, unedited performance — features the following track listing: ...

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ARSIS: New Album Pushed Back To February

The release date of "Starve For The Devil", the fourth studio album from Virginia's melodic/technical death metal band ARSIS, has been pushed back to February 9, 2010 (four days earlier in Germany) from the previously announced January 15, 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Planet Z Studios in Hadley, Massachusetts with ...

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ARSIS: New Album Release Date, Track Listing Revealed

Virginia's melodic/technical death metal band ARSIS will release its fourth studio album, "Starve For The Devil", on January 15, 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Planet Z Studios in Hadley, Massachusetts with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris, who has previously worked with MUNICIPAL WASTE, AGNOSTIC FRONT and HATEBREED, among others. Artist Mark ...

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SUFFOCATION: New Dates Announced

New York based extreme metal legends SUFFOCATION have scheduled the following dates: Nov. 13 - Trois-Rivieres, QC @ Batisse Industrielle (Trois-Rivieres Metalfest) Nov. 14 - Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven (Emerald City Metalfest) Nov. 15 - Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theatre Relapse Records will release SUFFOCATION's only official live record, "The Close Of A Chapter: ...

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SUFFOCATION Live Album Due In October

Relapse Records will release SUFFOCATION's only official live record, "The Close Of A Chapter: Live In Quebec City", on October 27 in North America and November 2 internationally. Recorded in 2005 during the band's "Souls To Deny" world tour, the CD — which contains the band's complete, unedited performance — features the following track listing: ...

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Deflorate - THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER

Detroit's THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER hit the ground running with debut album "Unhallowed" and has never looked back. The group's tightly wound, short, sharp, and unrelenting brand of melodic death metal has been embraced by fans worldwide. The rise has been a meteoric one, each album more successful than the last, culminating with "Nocturnal". A ...

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SUFFOCATION Guitarists Interviewed

MetalKult.com has posted a video question-and-answer interview with SUFFOCATION guitarists Terrance Hobbs and Guy Marchais. The footage was filmed when the New York extreme metallers recently dropped by MetalKult's Manhattan headquarters to talk about their latest record, "Blood Oath" (Nuclear Blast). In the interview, the guys discuss a range of topics, including their place in ...

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GWYNBLEIDD: Debut Album Details Revealed

GWYNBLEIDD's debut album, "Nostalgia", is scheduled for release on October 27 via BlackCurrant Music. Founded and based in New York City, GWYNBLEIDD is a band whose four members all hail originally from Poland. It is this experience — leaving one's homeland — that served as the original inspiration for "Nostalgia". GWYNBLEIDD guitarist/vocalist Maciej Kupiszewski explains: ...

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Former MASSACRE Frontman KAM LEE Talks About BONE GNAWER Project; Audio Available

Anthony Chowanec of All Metal Music recently conducted an interview with the former MASSACRE/DEATH frontman Kam Lee about his BONE GNAWER project, which also features Rogga Johansson from PAGANIZER/RIBSPREADER, Morgan Lie from NAGLFAR/HATE AMMO and Ronnie Bjornstrom of RIBSPREADER/HATE AMMO. The chat is now available for streaming in two parts below. BONE GNAWER's debut album, ...

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CLOUDSCAPE Guitarist Forced To Sit Out Oslo Concert

Swedish metallers CLOUDSCAPE have issued the following update: "CLOUDSCAPE will perform live at Prog Metal Fest in Oslo, Norway (at Smuget) on August 22, but they will only be four on stage. Guitar player Björn Eliasson sadly suffers severe injuries on his spine/back and is unable to join CLOUDSCAPE during this concert due to the ...

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ARSIS: New Album Title Announced

Virginia's melodic/technical death metal band ARSIS has set "Starve For The Devil" as the title of its fourth studio album, tentatively due in early 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD will be recorded this fall with producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris (MUNICIPAL WASTE, AGNOSTIC FRONT, HATEBREED) at Planet Z studios in Hadley, Massachusetts. Artist Mark ...

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SWASHBUCKLE: Another 'Back To The Noose' Album Trailer Available

Another trailer for "Back To The Noose", the new album from New Jersey's thrashing pirates SWASHBUCKLE, can be viewed below. The CD is scheduled for release on July 24 via Nuclear Blast Records. SWASHBUCKLE has been added to this year's Paganfest Europe tour alongside KORPIKLAANI, UNLEASHED, ALESTORM, DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER and EX DEO. The trek ...

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SUFFOCATION's 'Blood Oath' Lands On BILLBOARD Chart

"Blood Oath", the new album from New York-based extreme metal legends SUFFOCATION, sold around 3,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 135 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD landed at position No. 2 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the ...

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