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NERVECELL Completes Work On 'Preaching Venom'

Dubai-based death/thrash act NERVECELL has finally completed recording the highly anticipated new album, "Preaching Venom", which features PSYCROPTIC's David Haley (also of THE AMENTA, RUINS) on drums. The band has been busy over the last three months recording with producer Kiran Sequeira in Dubai, United Arab Emirates who previously worked on the band's 2004 release ...

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AMON AMARTH: Quality Montreal Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of Swedish metallers AMON AMARTH performing the song "Fate of Norns" live at the Medley in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on December 5, 2007 can be viewed below. The track was dedicated to the memory of DECAPITATED drummer Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka, who died on November 2 in a Russian hospital from injuries sustained ...

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BEHEADED Announces New Guitarist

Malta-based brutal death metallers BEHEADED have issued the following update: "Two years have passed and expect more brutality than ever. "We welcome aboard Nick on guitars from TENDENCY CHARGE who replaced Omar. "BEHEADED will be performing on the 2nd February 2008 live at Poxx Bar, Paceville supported by PUTRID BIRTH. "This year BEHEADED will be ...

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CONDEMNED, ABOMINABLE PUTRIDITY Confirmed For Germany's DEATH FEAST OPEN AIR

CONDEMNED and ABOMINABLE PUTRIDITY have been confirmed for the 2008 edition of the Death Feast Open Air festival, set to take place June 12-14, 2008 in Hünxe, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABOMINABLE PUTRIDITY AVULSED BEHEADED BRODEQUIN COCK AND BALL TORTURE CONDEMNED CRYPTOPSY DECAPITATED DECREPIT BIRTH DEFLORATION DEGRADE DERANGED DESECRATION DYING ...

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ANAL STENCH To Release 'Red Revolution' In February

Metal Mind Productions has set a February 4 European release date (April 15 in the U.S. via MVD) for "Red Revolution", the second full-length album from ANAL STENCH, the project featuring members of the Polish bands DECAPITATED, THY DISEASE, SCEPTIC and VIRGIN SNATCH. According to a press release, the group "has prepared another dose of ...

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SUHRIM Announces New Bassist, Begins Work On New Material

Belgian death metallers SUHRIM have issued the following update: "We're glad to announce the addition of bassist Reinier Schenk (FLESHMOULD) to the group's ranks. Last gig and rehearsals proved he was more then suited for the job. "In other news, we're currently writing material for the band's new album. We already finished quite an amount ...

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When Landscapes Bled Backwards - SICKENING HORROR

The partnership between Willowtip and The Netherlands' Neurotic Records seems to be working out just fine, the benefit that even more quality tech-death is made available to stateside devotees. With "When Landscapes Bled Backwards" (whatever the hell that means) by Greece's SICKENING HORROR (which means horror that is sickening), the Willowtip roster gains another technically ...

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ABYSMAL DAWN: 'The Mixing Process Is Close To Done'

Charles Elliott of the Los Angeles-based extreme metal band ABYSMAL DAWN has issued the following update regardingthe status of the group's sophomore release: "We've been in and out of John Haddad's (INTRONAUT, EYES OF FIRE) new studio since November and things are finally starting to come together. "Following a bit of downtime finishing up some ...

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Former SCARVE Singer: '2007 Is Damned. Hail 2008!'

Former SCARVE and current PHAZM vocalist Pierrick Valence has issued the following update: "2007's been a fucking nightmare. The year of all changes, bad news and near-death experiences. "I left SCARVE after six years of pure joy and musical hopes. "We'd been together through the best and the worst. We traveled the world from France ...

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HATE: 'Morphosis' Release Date Announced

Polish extreme metal band HATE will release its new album, "Morphosis", on February 4, 2008 via Listenable Records. The CD was mixed in July/August at Hertz Studio in Poland by Wieslawski Bros. (VADER, DECAPITATED). According to a press release, "HATE's previous album, 'Anaclasis', showed an adventurous and experienced death metal band, unleashing innovative and memorable ...

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GRAVE: New Album Title Revealed

Long-running Swedish death metallers GRAVE have set "Dominion VIII" as the title of their eighth studio album, tentatively due in April/May via Regain Records. According to the band, the CD will contain "nine tracks of sheer evil and mass brutality. At this moment the vocal parts and mixing/mastering is [all that is] left to do ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE: Video Interview Available

Dave Hill is back on Metal Injection and he talked with Lenzig, vocalist for CEPHALIC CARNAGE in this very special edition of the "King of Metal". He gets all the dirt on the band's clean logo, playing the Summer Slaughter tour and much more. Watch the full interview and "King of Metal" approved videos at ...

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DYING FETUS, ORIGIN Confirmed For Germany's DEATH FEAST OPEN AIR

DYING FETUS and ORIGIN have been confirmed for the 2008 edition of the Death Feast Open Air festival, set to take place June 12-14, 2008 in Hünxe, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AVULSED (ESP) BEHEADED (MAL) BRODEQUIN (USA) COCK AND BALL TORTURE (GER) DECAPITATED (POL) DECREPIT BIRTH (USA) DEFLORATION (GER) DEGRADE ...

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GRAVE Signs With REGAIN RECORDS

Long-running Swedish death metallers GRAVE have inked deal with Regain Records. The band is currently working on material for its eighth studio album, tentatively due next spring. As previously reported, GRAVE will play a special 20th anniversary set consisting of material from the band's early albums on December 21, 2007 at Sala Zero in Tarragona, ...

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DECAPITATED: More Information Revealed About Polish Tribute Concert

DECAPITATED's MySpace page has been updated with the following message: "Next Sunday [December 2] will be the concert that we had sent the word about recently, dedicated to the memory of DECAPITATED's drummer —Witold 'Vitek' Kieltyka — in Krzysztofory club in Cracow [Poland]. Let it be known that all the proceeds from this charitable event ...

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COCK AND BALL TORTURE Confirmed For Germany's DEATH FEAST OPEN AIR

COCK AND BALL TORTURE has been confirmed for the 2008 edition of the Death Feast Open Air festival, set to take place June 12-14, 2008 in Hünxe, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AVULSED (ESP) BEHEADED (MAL) BRODEQUIN (USA) COCK AND BALL TORTURE (GER) DECAPITATED (POL) DECREPIT BIRTH (USA) DEFLORATION (GER) DEGRADE ...

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Sworn Vengeance - SEVERE TORTURE

On 2005's "Fall of the Despised" The Netherlands' SEVERE TORTURE took their U.S. style death metal to a new level, bettering the songwriting and infusing its music with more groove. "Sworn Vengeance" sees the band maintaining that quality level and mixing things up just a pinch more. Loads of crunchy riffing and a relative amount ...

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HATE: New Album Track Listing, Cover Art Revealed

Polish extreme metal band HATE has finalized the track listing for its new album, "Morphosis", due in early 2008 via Listenable Records. The CD was mixed in July/August at Hertz Studio in Poland by Wieslawski Bros. (VADER, DECAPITATED). According to a press release, "HATE's previous album, 'Anaclasis', showed an adventurous and experienced death metal band, ...

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DECAPITATED Singer's Condition Is 'Very Serious, But Stable'

DECAPITATED singer Adrian "Covan" Kowanek is continuing his recovery from injuries sustained late last month in a road collision. His family has released the following statement regarding his condition: "Covan had an operation earlier this week, and his current condition is described by doctors as 'very serious, but stable.' He will remain in the hospital ...

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NECROPHAGIST And CEPHALIC CARNAGE Live Footage Posted Online

Metal Injection TV has just posted four new pieces of live footage featuring NECROPHAGIST and CEPHALIC CARNAGE. The footage is part of an entire week of coverage from this year's Summer Slaughter tour. Other footage posted online posted online includes live clips featuring DECAPITATED, CATTLE DECAPITATION, THE FACELESS, AS BLOOD RUNS BLACK, ION DISSONANCE and ...

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DECAPITATED: More Details Revealed About Polish Benefit Concert

DECAPITATED's MySpace page has been updated with the following message: "On December 2, exactly a month after our dearest friend and brother [DECAPITATED drummer Witold 'Vitek' Kieltyka] died in a tragic accident, the musicians from the bands HATE, SCEPTIC, CRIONICS, HEART ATTACK, VIRGIN SNATCH, THY DISEASE, DELIGHT will be playing a tribute concert to honour ...

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FOR RUIN Announces New Bassist

Irish black/death metallers FOR RUIN have issued the following update: "We are very happy to announce Peter Lawlor as FOR RUIN's new bass player. Pete is a well-known bassist in the Cork scene with a lot of live experience and dedication. He also plays with CARNUN RISING and will make his live debut with FOR ...

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DECAPITATED, CATTLE DECAPITATION Live Footage Posted Online

It may be getting cold inside, but Metal Injection TV will warm you down with an entire week of coverage from this year's Summer Slaughter tour, the hottest tour of the summer. Already posted online are live clips featuring DECAPITATED, CATTLE DECAPITATION, THE FACELESS, AS BLOOD RUNS BLACK, ION DISSONANCE and BENEATH THE MASSACRE. Later ...

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HIMSA Announces New Drummer

Seattle's HIMSA kicks off its first North American tour in almost two years tonight as the band hits the road with AMON AMARTH and SONIC SYNDICATE. The inaugural episode of HIMSA TV, shot by King of Hearts Productions, has been posted online. In this wacky segment the guys give you a firsthand look into the ...

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