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VADER: Rehearsal Photos Of New Lineup Posted Online

Prior to the start of their Scandinavian tour, Polish extreme metallers VADER took part in a photo session at Warsaw's Progresja Club. The pictures, which were taken by Agnieszka Krysiuk, can be found at www.vader.pl. VADER's new touring lineup is as follows: Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek (guitar, vocals) Reyash (bass) Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka (DECAPITATED) ...

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SYN:DROM: New Songs Posted Online

Two new songs from Swedish death metallers SYN:DROM (formerly BLACKBREATH) can be heard using the MyFlashFetish.com player below. The group, which is currently unsigned, describes its musical direction as "high-quality death metal in the vein of HATE ETERNAL, AEON and DECAPITATED." SYN:DROM is: Jonny Pettersson (BONEGOD, MOURNING, HUMAN HARVEST) - Vocals Roger Bergsten (PSYCHO POETRY, ...

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VADER: Video Footage Of New Lineup Available

Fan-filmed video footage from VADER's current tour with GRAVE, ZONARIA and GILLA BRUJA can be viewed below. Commented the group's frontman Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek: "Veni, vidi, vici! VADER is alive and killzzz! After our yesterday show in Turku I'm pretty sure our war machinery works just as perfect as in the past. I would say ...

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FRACTURED INSANITY Launches Vocalist Search

Belgian uncompromising brutal death metal band FRACTURED INSANITY is looking for a new vocalist. The group says, "We already have a full CD, 'When Mankind Becomes Diseased…', and we're writing new material, which will be recorded in 2010 in the Hertz Studios in Poland. We're looking for heavy, brutal vocals. You can always come to ...

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HATE Frontman To Guest On 'Maximum Threshold' Tomorrow

Frontman Adam The First (ATF) Sinner of the Polish extremists HATE will guest on this Saturday's (October 11) edition of the "Maximum Threshold" show at 9:00 p.m. EST. "Maximum Threshold" is an Internet radio show dedicated to presenting up-and-coming hard rock bands and successful bands as well as interviews, news and music reviews. It is ...

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VADER: New Touring Lineup Announced

Polish death metal veterans VADER have announced their new touring lineup. It is as follows: Piotr "Peter" Wiwczarek (guitar, vocals) Reyash (bass) Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka (guitar) Pawel Jaroszewicz (drums) Commented the band: "Last Sunday at Progresja Club, Warsaw, we had drummers audition. Earlier, actually just after the anniversary gig we had some talks with a ...

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THE BOY WILL DROWN Preparing To Record Debut Album

British technical metallers THE BOY WILL DROWN are preparing to record their debut album. The band, who recently signed a multi-album, worldwide deal with Earache, is set to follow in the footsteps of its idols DECAPITATED and enter Hertz Studios in Bialystok, Poland to begin tracking its as-yet-untitled CD. The band will be in the ...

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Teloitus - SOTAJUMALA

Here is a case of familiarity not breeding contempt, as the death metal style of Finland's SOTAJUMALA (translation: "War God") is one with obvious influences, yet the act pays tribute without complete artistic robbery and does so with personality. "Teloitus" is not the future of death metal; it is simply a sturdy effort that attacks ...

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VADER Parts Ways With Drummer, Guitarist

Polish portal Interia.pl reports that drummer Dariusz "Daray" Brzozowski and guitarist Maurycy "Mauser" Stefanowicz have left the veteran Polish death metal band VADER. According to the Meinl Cymbals web site, Daray will join the Norwegian black metal group DIMMU BORGIR while Mauser will reportedly concentrate on his UNSUN project, which will ...

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DECAPITATED Guitarist: 'We Are On Indefinite Hiatus For Now'

Guitarist Waclaw "Vogg" Kieltyka of the Polish extreme metallers DECAPITATED — whose brother, DECAPITATED drummer Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka, died on November 2, 2007 in a Russian hospital from injuries sustained in a road collision — has issued the following update: "I would like to take the time to inform everyone interested in knowing about the ...

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MASACHIST: Album Artwork Unveiled

Guitarist Thrufel (AZARATH, YATTERING) has issued the following update regarding his MASACHIST project, also featuring Daray (drummer of VADER, VESANIA and NEOLITHIC) and vocalist Pig (Wojciech Wasowicz, a.k.a. Sauron, ex-DECAPITATED): "We have finally and definitely finished working on our debut album. It was often difficult and totally stressful but the results will knock people out! ...

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THE BOY WILL DROWN Signs With EARACHE RECORDS

Earache Records has announced the signing of British technical metallers THE BOY WILL DROWN to a multi-album, worldwide recording deal. THE BOY WILL DROWN is a four-piece band based in Norwich/Colchester, UK who formed in late 2006. Currently regarded as one of the most flamboyant and intense bands in the UK, they play a vicious ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE: More 'Summer Slaughter Europe' Dates Announced

California-based extreme metal quintet SUICIDE SILENCE will headline Summer Slaughter European tour in August/September with support from AS BLOOD RUNS BLACK, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, BORN OF OSIRIS, ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY and THE BERZERKER. Commented Summer Slaughter tour creator Ash Avildsen (from booking agent TKO): "We started the Summer Slaughter Tour in 2007 with NECROPHAGIST and ...

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NERVECELL Seeking Drummer

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based death thrashers NERVECELL have issued the following update: "We are looking for an experienced drummer with extreme metal drumming capabilities, willing to travel or to relocate to Dubai to join the band's rehearsals. Must have the ability to tour and record professionally. Interested drummers can contact us by emailing [email protected] or ...

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SUHRIM Parts Ways With Guitarist

Belgian death metallers SUHRIM have issued the following update: "Due to a series of events in the band, SUHRIM decided to part ways with Thomas [Bleys, guitar]. This was the best decision for the common good of the band. We gained a good friend and we wish Thomas the best of luck on all future ...

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NECROPHAGIST: 'Summer Slaughter 2007' DVD Preview Clip Available

German technical death metallers NECROPHAGIST have posted a preview clip of the forthcoming "Summer Slaughter 2007" DVD, recorded with six cameras at the The Opera House in Toronto, Canada on July 2, 2007 during last year's Summer Slaughter tour. Watch the clip below. Also appearing on the DVD are DECAPITATED and CATTLE DECAPITATION, among many ...

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VADER: 'XXV' Samples Available

Polish death metal veterans VADER have released their anniversary album, "XXV", on Regain Records. "XXV" was specially recorded for VADER's 25th anniversary and features re-recorded songs from the band's history. The album was entirely recorded, mixed and mastered at Hertz Studio with the Wieslawscy Bros. at the helm, known for their previous VADER collaborations on ...

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ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY Begins Work On New Material

UK-based death metallers ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY have issued the following update: "We have started work on writing the follow-up full-length to 'Before The Throne Of Infection'. Over the past few weeks we have started to compile ideas and thoughts on concept, content and which route of progression we want to take. We have started ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE To Headline 'Summer Slaughter UK' Tour

California-based extreme metal quintet SUICIDE SILENCE will headline Summer Slaughter UK tour in August/September with support from AS BLOOD RUNS BLACK, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, BORN OF OSIRIS, ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY and THE BERZERKER. Commented Summer Slaughter tour creator Ash Avildsen (from booking agent TKO): "We started the Summer Slaughter Tour in 2007 with NECROPHAGIST and ...

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VADER Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Temporary Replacement

Polish death metal veterans VADER have issued the following update: "After five years of working with VADER, our bassist Novy (true name Marcin Nowak) decided to part ways with the band! He made his decision right after recently finished European tour. We would like to thank him for all those years of successful cooperation and ...

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HATE: 'Threnody' Video Posted Online

"Threnody", the new video from the Polish extreme metal band HATE, can be viewed at this location (Windows Media). The clip was shot in a coal mine in Silesia. According to the group, the clip was directed by Maciej Dabrowski, and the production part was realized in collaboration with Rochstar one of the ...

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HATE: 'Threnody' Video To Debut On Polish Portal

Polish extreme metal band HATE recently shot a video for the song "Threnody" in a coal mine in Silesia. According to the group, the clip was directed by Maciej Dabrowski, and the production part was realized in collaboration with Rochstar one of the biggest independent production houses in commercial Polish TV. The video's storyline tells ...

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SYN:DROM: Three New Songs Posted Online

Swedish death metallers SYN:DROM (formerly BLACKBREATH) have posted three new songs on their MySpace page. The group, which is currently unsigned, describes its musical direction as "high-quality death metal in the vein of HATE ETERNAL, AEON and DECAPITATED." SYN:DROM is: Jonny Pettersson (BONEGOD, MOURNING, HUMAN HARVEST) - Vocals Roger Bergsten (PSYCHO POETRY, ex-HECTORITE) ...

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