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The Living Magisterium - EMBLAZONED

Kicking about officially since 1999, the death-black metal fusion known as EMBLAZONED previously only had a demo, "Nocturnal Arsonist", and an EP "A Ceremony of Hellfire" to their credit, the latter arriving eight years ago. Now comes another EP for 2013, "The Living Magisterium", and despite the expanse of time between the releases, EMBLAZONED are ...

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ABORYM Announces New Touring Lineup

Italian hard-industrial-electro extreme metallers ABORYM have revealed their touring lineup for their upcoming festival appearances. Joining frontman Fabban and guitarist Paolo Pieri (HOUR OF PENANCE) will be HOUR OF PENANCE guitarist Giulio Moschini and STAMINA/ex-FROM DEPTHS bassist Lorenzo Zarone. ABORYM's Norwegian drummer Bård G. "Faust" Eithun (BLOOD TSUNAMI, MONGO NINJA, ex-EMPEROR) will not take part ...

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ABORYM: 'Dirty' Video Released

"Dirty", the new video from Italo-Norwegian hard-industrial-electro extreme metallers ABORYM, can be seen below. Directed by Alberto Falcone, the clip features all three band members as well as actors, and, according to frontman and founder Fabban, the title of the track pretty much sums up the subject matter of the video. ABORYM's sixth full-length album, ...

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HOUR OF PENANCE Working On New Material

Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE will embark on a European tour this fall alongside Australian tech-death act PSYCROPTIC and U.K. death outfit DYSCARNATE. Prior to the trek — which kicks off in Belgium on September 20 — HOUR OF PENANCE will appear at several of the summer's heaviest international festivals. Comments HOUR OF PENANCE ...

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DAVID DRAIMAN Interviewed By NIKKI SIXX (Audio)

DISTURBED and DEVICE frontman David Draiman was interviewed on a recent edition of the "Sixx Sense" radio show hosted by MÖTLEY CRÜE/SIXX: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx. You can now listen to the chat below. According to The Pulse Of Radio, Draiman's new band DEVICE gave its first live performance last Wednesday night (April 10) at ...

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DISTURBED Frontman's DEVICE To Guest On 'Rockline'

DEVICE, the industrial-style project featuring DISTURBED frontman David Draiman and former FILTER guitarist Geno Lenardo, will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Monday, April 8 at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET. Fans are encouraged to speak with DEVICE by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). The show will be ...

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ABORYM: New Song Available For Streaming

"Dirty", the sixth full-length album from Italo-Norwegian hard-industrial-electro extreme metallers ABORYM, will be released on May 28 in Europe and June 11 in North America via Agonia Records. The 10-track double album (cover below) will be made available in digipak, jewel case and gatefold double LP formats. The song "Irreversible Crisis" can be streamed in ...

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ABORYM: Official 'Dirty' Teaser Released

"Dirty", the sixth full-length album from Italo-Norwegian hard-industrial-electro extreme metallers ABORYM, will be released on May 28 in Europe and June 11 in North America via Agonia Records. The 10-track double album (cover below) will be made available in digipak, jewel case and gatefold double LP formats. The official "Dirty" teaser can be seen below. ...

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DISTURBED Frontman's DEVICE: New Song 'Penance' Available For Streaming

"Penance", a brand new song from DEVICE, the industrial-style project featuring DISTURBED frontman David Draiman and former FILTER guitarist Geno Lenardo, can be streamed below. DEVICE's self-titled debut album is due out April 9 and features guest appearances from AVENGED SEVENFOLD singer M. Shadows, SYSTEM OF A DOWN vocalist Serj Tankian, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE ...

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DISTURBED Frontman's DEVICE: EPK Available

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for DEVICE, the industrial-style project featuring DISTURBED frontman David Draiman and former FILTER guitarist Geno Lenardo, can be seen below. DEVICE's self-titled debut album is due out April 9 and features guest appearances from AVENGED SEVENFOLD singer M. Shadows, SYSTEM OF A DOWN vocalist Serj Tankian, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE ...

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ABORYM: New Album Details Revealed

"Dirty", the sixth full-length album from Italo-Norwegian hard-industrial-electro extreme metallers ABORYM, will be released on May 28 in Europe and June 11 in North America via Agonia Records. The 10-track double album (cover below) will be made available in digipak, jewel case and gatefold double LP formats. "Dirty" was recorded at the Fear No One ...

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DISTURBED Frontman's DEVICE: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Vilify' Video Shoot

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Vilify", the first video from DEVICE, the industrial-style project featuring DISTURBED frontman David Draiman and former FILTER guitarist Geno Lenardo, can be seen below. DEVICE's self-titled debut album is due out April 9 and features guest appearances from AVENGED SEVENFOLD singer M. Shadows, SYSTEM OF A DOWN vocalist Serj ...

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DISTURBED Frontman's DEVICE: Trailer For Debut Album Released

A two-minute trailer for the forthcoming self-titled debut album from DEVICE, the industrial-style project featuring DISTURBED frontman David Draiman and former FILTER guitarist Geno Lenardo, can be seen below. "Device" is due out April 9 and features guest appearances from AVENGED SEVENFOLD singer M. Shadows, SYSTEM OF A DOWN vocalist Serj Tankian, RAGE AGAINST THE ...

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DISTURBED Frontman's DEVICE: 'Vilify' Video Released

"Vilify", the new video from DEVICE, the industrial-style project featuring DISTURBED frontman David Draiman and former FILTER guitarist Geno Lenardo, can be seen below. The clip was directed by P.R. Brown, who has previously collaborated with such artists as MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, John Mayer, Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood, Prince, AUDIOSLAVE, MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX: A.M. ...

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DISTURBED Frontman's DEVICE: More Debut Album Details Revealed

Experimentation remains the best catalyst for progression. Rather than sticking to any pre-existing blueprints or conventions, modern hard rock icon David Draiman of DISTURBED and studio collaborator Geno Lenardo (ex-FILTER) constructed DEVICE from strands of hard rock, industrial, and electronica. As a result, DEVICE's self-titled debut album for Warner Bros. Records is a focused, fierce, ...

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KYZER SOZE Signs With TRUTH INC RECORDS

Truth Inc Records has announced the signing of the Queensland black/death metal act KYZER SOZE. With a sound that is influenced by THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, BEHEMOTH and HOUR OF PENANCE, the band brings a new intensity to the label's growing Australian and international roster. "Both Jason and myself were introduced to KYZER SOZE when ...

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King Animal - SOUNDGARDEN

If there's one band that mostly escaped the wrath of heavy metal's original flock, one that still laments the arrival of NIRVANA and grunge despite metal's protracted return, it's SOUNDGARDEN. The primary reason for this is their evolution from a STOOGES-meets-HUSKER DU-meets-MUDHONEY mindset that wielded the flannel flag prouder than SOUNDGARDEN's chief contemporaries, PEARL JAM ...

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RIITIIR - ENSLAVED

One of the very few bands who can stand up to the soul-searing opulence of OPETH, Norwegian black-prog maestros ENSLAVED have been on a roll as far back as their 2003 masterpiece, "Below the Lights". While 2005's equally brilliant "Isa" exposed ENSLAVED to a much broader audience, it was "Vertebrae" and 2010's "Axioma Ethica Odini" ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE: New Video Interview With ROB BARRETT

Phoenix, Arizona radio station 98 KUPD recently conducted an interview with guitarist Rob Barrett of Florida death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE. You can now watch the chat below. CANNIBAL CORPSE will embark on a U.S. headlining tour in November. Support on the trek will come from MISERY INDEX and HOUR OF PENANCE. CANNIBAL CORPSE's twelfth studio ...

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Three-And-A-Half-Hour Video Review Of France's HELLFEST

Peek From The Pit has uploaded a three-and-a-half-hour video review of this year's edition of the Hellfest festival, which was held June 15-17 in Clisson, France. You can watch the footage — which includes live clips, interviews and press conferences — below. Featured bands: TREPALIUM CANNIBAL CORPSE OBITUARY LYNYRD SKYNYRD * MEGADETH * STEEL PANTHER ...

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EYECONOCLAST Signs WITH PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Prosthetic Records haso announced the signing of Italian death metallers EYECONOCLAST. The band will enter the studio on July 21 to record its new album — its first with new singer Giuseppe Di Giorgio. Formed in 2003 in Rome, EYECONOCLAST has developed into a crushing force of blasting death-thrash metal, with former members of HOUR ...

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