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ARSON ANTHEM: Debut EP Details Revealed

ARSON ANTHEM — the new project featuring Philip Anselmo (DOWN, ex-PANTERA) on guitar, Mike Williams (EYEHATEGOD) on vocals, Hank Williams III (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ASSJACK) on drums and Collin Yeo on bass — will release its self-titled debut EP on February 19 via Housecore Records; a label created by Anselmo focusing on Phil's side projects and ...

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SOILENT GREEN: Release Date Announced For New Album

Southern sludge grind-metallers SOILENT GREEN will release their new album on April 15, 2008 via Metal Blade Records. The CD was helmed by Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, ex-MORBID ANGEL) at Mana Recording in St. Petersburg, Florida. Touted as "one of the ten most important hard and heavy bands" by Rolling Stone magazine, SOILENT GREEN has ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Performs With RIGOR MORTIS In Little Rock; Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Philip Anselmo (DOWN, ex-PANTERA) joining reactivated Texas thrashers RIGOR MORTIS for the song "Re-Animator" on December 14, 2007 at Vino's in Little Rock, Arkansas can be viewed below (courtesy of "Hanniboy13"). RIGOR MORTIS performed with its original lineup consisting of Bruce Corbitt (TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE), Mike Scaccia (MINISTRY, REVOLTING COCKS), Casey ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO's ARSON ANTHEM: New Concert Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of ARSON ANTHEM — the new project featuring Philip Anselmo (DOWN, ex-PANTERA) on guitar, Mike Williams (EYEHATEGOD) on vocals, Hank Williams III (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ASSJACK) on drums and Collin Yeo on bass — performing in Nashville, Tennessee on December 13, 2007 can be viewed below. After losing everything in the aftermath of ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: 'I Was Born With A Gift'

Blender.com has posted another short interview clip with DOWN/ex-PANTERA frontman Philip H. Anselmo. The footage, in which he talks about DOWN's style of music, their place in the genre of heavy metal, his back rehabilitation and his workout routine, can be viewed below. ARSON ANTHEM, the new project featuring Anselmo on guitar, Mike ...

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GILLA BRUJA Signs With SWORN RECORDS

Sworn Records has announced the signing of the UK's GILLA BRUJA. According to a press release, the band plays "a mix of sludge, hardcore and southern rock, sounding like the bastard child of DOWN, PRONG, EYEHATEGOD and CROWBAR." GILLA BRUJA's first release for Sworn Records will be the band's third album, tentatitvely due in May ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Talks Lyrical Inspiration

Blender.com has posted a short interview clip with DOWN/ex-PANTERA frontman Philip H. Anselmo. The footage, in which he talks about the writing process for the new DOWN album "Over the Under", the meaning behind the CD's title and the personal meaning behind his lyrics, can be viewed below. ARSON ANTHEM, the new project ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Talks ARSON ANTHEM

DOWN/ex-PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo recently spoke to MTV.com about his new label, Housecore Records, which will launch with an EP by ARSON ANTHEM, a group that features Anselmo on guitar, EYEHATEGOD singer Mike Williams, bassist Collin Yeo and SUPERJOINT RITUAL bassist Hank Williams III on drums. The group formed after Williams, who lost ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO's ARSON ANTHEM Preparing To Release Debut

With the current roster of supposed "extreme" or "underground" bands repetitively dishing out modern metal regurgitation, something had to give; enter ARSON ANTHEM, the new project featuring Philip Anselmo (DOWN, ex-PANTERA) on guitar, Mike Williams (EYEHATEGOD) on vocals, Hank Williams III (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ASSJACK) on drums and Collin Yeo on bass. Basking in the telepathic ...

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DOWN: San Antonio Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DOWN — the acclaimed New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) — performing the song "Jail" in San Antonio, Texas on November 14, 2007 can be ...

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DOWN: Atlanta Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DOWN — the acclaimed New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) — performing in Atlanta, Georgia on November 7, 2007 can be viewed below (courtesy of ...

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ARSON ANTHEM Featuring PHILIP ANSELMO, MIKE WILLIAMS: Debut CD Due In February

ARSON ANTHEM — the new band featuring Philip Anselmo (DOWN, ex-PANTERA), Mike Williams (EYEHATEGOD), and Hank Williams III (SUPERJOINT RITUAL) — is tentatively scheduled to release its debut CD in February 2008 via Housecore Records. More information will be made available soon. Fan-filmed video footage of ARSON ANTHEM's September 13, 2006 concert at the Howling ...

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BYZANTINE Offers Seven-Minute Teaser From Forthcoming Album

West Virginia's forward-thinking thrashers BYZANTINE have posted a seven-minute teaser audio file online, featuring snippets of tracks from the band's forthcoming record, "Oblivion Beckons". The file is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page, where you can also find the band's recent cover of EYEHATEGOD's "Shoplift", which appeared on the double-disc tribute ...

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SOILENT GREEN Begins Recording New Album

Southern sludge grind-metallers SOILENT GREEN have issued the following update: "As you may or may not know, at this point SOILENT GREEN is currently in the studio in St. Petersburg, FL at Mana Recording Studios working on the debut album for new label Metal Blade Records. Captian Erik Rutan is at the engineering/producing helm and ...

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II: Ruined - ATAVIST

How does Profound Lore keep finding these amazing bands? This time it is the ugly, sustaining roar of England's doom/sludge masters ATAVIST. Honestly folks, "II: Ruined" is one of the ugliest sludge albums you are likely to hear this year, and at over 70 minutes in length it is one long exercise in pain peddling ...

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DEVIL'S SON-IN-LAW Films 'Seaworthy' Video

Sludge/stoner metal act DEVIL'S SON-IN-LAW has finished filming live segments for their upcoming "Seaworthy" video with director Gary Smithson (HIGH ON FIRE, EAGLES OF DEATH METAL, EYES OF FIRE, GOATWHORE, EXODUS, TOMAHAWK). The shoot took place on Sunday October 7 in Los Angeles, California and the final product is expected for an early 2008 release. ...

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CRIPPLE BASTARDS Sign With FETO RECORDS

Feto Records — the U.K.-based label headed up by Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH) and Mick Kenney (ANAAL NATHRAKH) — has anounced the signing of Italy's CRIPPLE BASTARDS. According to a posting on the label's web site, "CRIPPLE BASTARDS have built a strong fanbase over the years. Their dedication and perserverance in the scene is to ...

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SOILENT GREEN Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Southern sludge grind-metallers SOILENT GREEN. The band will begin recording its fifth full-length album on October 15 at Mana Studios in Tampa, Florida with producer/engineer Erik Rutan (CANNIBAL CORPSE, HATE ETERNAL, GOATWHORE, VITAL REMAINS). Expect the new album to be out in 2008 with heavy touring to ...

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DOWN: Photos From CD-Release Party Posted Online

DOWN — the acclaimed New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) — held a release party for its new album, "III - Over the Under", on Tuesday (September 25) at ...

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III - Over The Under - DOWN

The first DOWN album, "NOLA", released in 1995, was a nearly perfect mix of brutal Nineties power groove metal, druggy retro/stoner psychedelia and swampy New Orleans attitude. The mix of personalities from PANTERA, COC, EYEHATEGOD and CROWBAR gelled seamlessly and made the album into an instant classic, bolstered by gems like "Tempation's Wings", "Lifer" and ...

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DOWN: New Song 'I Scream' Available Online

A brand new DOWN song entitled "I Scream" is available for streaming at this location (Windows Media). The track comes off the group's new album, "III - Over the Under", which will be released in the U.S. on September 25 through ILG/Warner Music Group (one day earlier internationally via Roadrunner Records). DOWN is ...

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DEVIL'S SON-IN-LAW To Film 'Seaworthy' Video

Sludge/stoner metal act DEVIL'S SON-IN-LAW has announced plans to film a video for their song "Seaworthy" with director Gary Smithson (HIGH ON FIRE, EAGLES OF DEATH METAL, EYES OF FIRE, GOATWHORE, EXODUS, TOMAHAWK). The video shoot will tentatively take place on Saturday September 29, 2007 in Los Angeles, California and is expected for an early ...

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EYEHATEGOD Cancels Shows

New Orleans sludge-meisters EYEHATEGOD have cancelled their previously announced shows in Lafayette, LA; Austin, TX; Ft. Worth, TX; and Houston, TX. According to guitarist Jimmy Bower (who also plays drums in DOWN), the dates were called off due to the upcoming release of the new DOWN album, "III – Over the Under". EYEHATEGOD's September 14 ...

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DOWN: More North American Tour Dates Announced

DOWN — the acclaimed New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) — will embark on a North American headlining tour beginning late September. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: ...

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