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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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Pennsylvania Benefit Show For Late DECAPITATED Drummer Announced

Philadelphia's VELOZATTACK — whose guitarist, Richard, was the touring bass player on the last DECAPITATED U.S. tour — will take part in a benefit concert for the families of DECAPITATED drummer Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka and singer Adrian "Covan" Kowanek on December 7 at the Millcreek Tavern in University City, Pennsylvania. Also scheduled to appear are ...

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AKERCOCKE, TED MAUL To Play Show For Late DECAPITATED Drummer

Controversial U.K. dark art practitioners AKERCOCKE will team up with TED MAUL for a tribute/benefit show dedicated to late DECAPITATED drummer Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka on December 10 at the Camden Underworld, England. AKERCOCKE frontman Jason Mendonca was recently interviewed by Andrew Haug of Triple J's "Full Metal Racket" (based in Australia). Download the eight-minute interview ...

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DEICIDE Guitarist JACK OWEN Checks In

Guitarist Jack Owen (DEICIDE, ADRIFT, ex-CANNIBAL CORPSE) has sent the following update to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Just got home from a couple whirlwind months of touring. First was OBITUARY's North American tour for their great new album, 'Xecutioner's Return'. I want to thank them for letting me tag along and be a one-man film crew and emergency ...

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AMON AMARTH To Play Longer Set On North American Tour

Swedish metallers AMON AMARTH have issued the following update: "There will be a series of meet-and-greets on our North American tour. The meet-and-greet will be half an hour long beginning from when doors open. We are looking forward to meeting our fans in person and we'll try to make them happen at every show. Unfortunately, ...

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EXVENTER To Embark On 'Evil From The F**king Hole Tour'

Rising Siberian death metal stalwarts EXVENTER have announced their first-ever headlining tour in Russia this November. The trek will include stops in Siberia and Ural as well as a single show in Aktobe (Kazakhstan). The details are as follows: Nov. 16 - Barnaul, Zebra Nov. 18 - Tomsk, Zasada Nov. 19 - Novosibirsk, Rock City ...

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HATE To Debut New Material On Polish Tour

Polish extreme metal band HATE have been confirmed as the headliner of the second installment of the Rebel Angels Tour 2007 in Poland this month. The first edition of the tour (May 2007), which consisted of 10 concerts in major Polish cities, turned out to be very successful. The band was then accompanied by DARZAMAT, ...

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WFLM RADIO To Honor Fallen Heavy Metal Musicians

WFLM Radio will air a special live tribute show honoring the various heavy metal/hard rock musicians who have died. The program will be broacast all day/night on Saturday, November 24 and will include tributes to the following groups/musicians: DECAPITATED (Vitek) PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN (Dimebag Darrell) KISS (Eric Carr) METALLICA (Cliff Burton) Jimi Hendrix OZZY OSBOURNE (Randy Rhoads) ...

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VADER Members Comment On DECAPITATED Drummer's Passing

Polish death metallers VADER have issued the following statement regarding the passing of DECAPITATED drummer Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka, who died at the age of 23 in a Russian hospital from injuries sustained in a recent road collision: "Known from such bands as DECAPITATED, DIES IRAE, PANZER X... 23-year old, extremely talented drummer, our brother in ...

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Former NASUM Drummer Comments On VITEK's Passing

COLDWORKER/ex-NASUM drummer Anders Jakobson has issued the following statement regarding the passing of DECAPITATED drummer Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka, who died at the age of 23 in a Russian hospital from injuries sustained in a recent road collision: "If you follow the metal news you have learned that Vitek, the 23-year-old drummer of Poland's DECAPITATED passed ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Comments On DECAPITATED Drummer's Passing

BEHEMOTH mainman Adam "Nergal" Darski issued the following statement on Friday (November 2) regarding the passing of DECAPITATED drummer Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka, who died at the age of 23 in a Russian hospital from injuries sustained in a recent road collision: "It's still so abstract to me…I don't know what to say, don't know what ...

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PREJUDICE Comments On Passing Of DECAPITATED Drummer

Belgian death metallers PREJUDICE have commented on the passing of DECAPITATED drummer Witold "Vitek" Kieltyka, who died in a Russian hospital from injuries sustained in a recent road collision. He was 23 years old. "RIP Vitek! Spent seven weeks on tour with DECAPITATED in 2002. Vitek was without no doubt the most down to earth ...

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KATAKLYSM Guitarist Comments On DECAPITATED Drummer's Passing

KATAKLYSM producer/guitarist Jean-Francois Dagenais has issued the following statement: "It's with sad regret I learned this morning of the tragic passing of [DECAPITATED drummer Witold 'Vitek' Kieltyka]. I met him on the NILE tour. I was doing sound for HYPOCRISY, and DECAPITATED was sharing a bus with us. He was a real cool dude and ...

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