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THE FAMINE: Another New Song Posted Online

"A Fragile Peace", a brand new track from the North Texas death metal outfit THE FAMINE, can heard in the YouTube clip below. The song comes off the band's new album, "The Architects Of Guilt", which will be released on February 15 via Solid State Records. The follow-up to 2008's "The Raven And The Reaping" ...

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ICED EARTH Takes To The High Seas

On January 24, ICED EARTH joins 39 other metal bands from around the world on the four-day 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise — and promises one hell of a show. "I'm excited," said ICED EARTH founder Jon Schaffer. "We've been looking forward to this for months. This is our first show of 2011 so we ...

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ARSIS, THE ABSENCE Added To 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

ARSIS and THE ABSENCE have been confirmed for the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which is set to sail from Miami, Florida to Cozumel, Mexico on January 24, 2011 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will appear at the event. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGENT STEEL AMON ...

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THE FAMINE: New Song Posted Online

"Ad Mortem", a brand new track from the North Texas death metal outfit THE FAMINE, can heard in the YouTube clip below. The song comes off the band's new album, "The Architects Of Guilt", which will be released on February 15 via Solid State Records. The follow-up to 2008's "The Raven And The Reaping" was ...

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THE FAMINE: Audio Sample Of New Song Available

A short audio sample of a new song from the North Texas death metal outfit THE FAMINE can heard in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the band's new album, "The Architects Of Guilt", which will be released on February 15 via Solid State Records. The follow-up to 2008's "The Raven And The ...

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BALFOR: 'Barbaric Blood' Teaser Posted Online

A 45-second teaser for "Barbaric Blood", the debut album from Ukrainian black metallers BALFOR, can be viewed below. The CD was recorded at Blacklight Studio, Ukraine during August 2009, with the effort mixed and mastered by Shaddar. The artwork and layout were designed by Martin Saavedra at Uruguay's Spina Studio (ABORTED, DAATH, DIVINITY). "Barbaric Blood" ...

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THE FAMINE: New Album Details Revealed

North Texas death metal outfit THE FAMINE has posted the first in a series of video blogs featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the band's new album, "The Architects Of Guilt". Check it out below. "The Architects Of Guilt" will be released on February 15 via Solid State Records. The follow-up to 2008's "The ...

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EARTHEN GRAVE Nominated For CHICAGO MUSIC AWARD

Chicago-based metal band EARTHEN GRAVE has been nominated in the "Best New Entertainer" category at the 30th-anniversary edition of the Chicago Music Awards (CMA) — the first time a metal band has been nominated in the category. The CMAs honor and feature the best of Chicago entertainers in pop, classical, R&B, rock, reggae, gospel, jazz, ...

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BELIEVER Completes Recording New Album

Reactivated late '80s/early '90s technical-thrash metallers BELIEVER have finished recording their new album for an early 2011 release via Metal Blade Records. The CD was produced by Trauma Team Productions and will be mixed by Kevin Gutierrez (RAVEN, PROJECT: FAILING FLESH, DECEASED, DYSRYTHMIA, GARDEN OF SHADOWS) at Assembly Line Studios. The band is once again ...

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VOIVOD Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD have been confirmed for the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which is set to sail from Miami, Florida to Cozumel, Mexico on January 24, 2011 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will appear at the event. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGENT STEEL AMON ...

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ACCEPT: More Multi-Camera Cleveland Footage Available

Metal Fanzine's Ken Kitt has uploaded multi-camera video footage (see below) of ACCEPT performing the song "Balls To The Wall" on October 8, 2010 at the Agora in Cleveland, Ohio. The show, which also included performances by KING'S X and Cleveland's own SHOK PARIS, was professionally filmed and recorded for possible future release. A poster ...

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RAVEN Frontman: No Other Band Sounds Like Us

Rock & Rolla recently conducted an interview with bassist/vocalist John Gallagher of the veteran British/American heavy metal trio RAVEN. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Rock & Rolla: You guys have been kicking since 1974. 36 years later here you are. What's the secret behind the band's longevity? John: Yeah, ...

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ACCEPT: Houston Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of ACCEPT's October 13, 2010 performance at the House of Blues in Houston, Texas can be viewed below. ACCEPT's October 8, 2010 concert at the Agora in Cleveland, Ohio was professionally filmed and recorded for possible future release. The live recording was done by Cleveland-based Spectrum Sound, with Tony Alberts engineering. Alberts ...

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SABATON Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

Swedish metallers SABATON have been confirmed for the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which is set to sail from Miami, Florida to Cozumel, Mexico on January 24, 2011 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will appear at the event. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGENT STEEL AMON AMARTH ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have been confirmed for the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which is set to sail from Miami, Florida to Cozumel, Mexico on January 24, 2011 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will appear at the event. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGENT ...

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ACCEPT: Multi-Camera Cleveland Footage Available

Metal Fanzine's Ken Kitt has uploaded multi-camera video footage (see below) of ACCEPT's October 8, 2010 concert at the Agora in Cleveland, Ohio. The show, which also included performances by KING'S X and Cleveland's own SHOK PARIS, was professionally filmed and recorded for possible future release. A poster for the concert was created exclusively for ...

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KILLING JOKE Announces North American Tour Dates

U.K. post-punk industrial icons KILLING JOKE will return to North America this winter for a long-anticipated run of live dates. The tour will commence on December 3 in New York City and run through nearly a dozen cities before coming to a close in Los Angeles on December 18. The trek will coincide with the ...

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RAVEN Interviewed By REALITY CHECK TV (Video)

Reality Check TV conducted an interview with the veteran British/American heavy metal trio RAVEN at the 2010 edition of the Tidal Wave free outdoor metal festival, which took place July 24-25 at John McLaren Park's Jerry Garcia Amphitheater in San Francisco, California. The eight-minute clip, which includes performance footage, can be viewed below. RAVEN's latest ...

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