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ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK Festival

British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for the 10th-anniversary edition of the Bloodstock festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2010 at Catton Hall, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. Commented drummer Steve Grice: "We are very excited and to be playing Bloodstock 2010. Not only will it be the ONLY U.K. show ONSLAUGHT play this year, but ...

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NAPALM DEATH, AGNOSTIC FRONT, LIZZY BORDEN Confirmed For Holland's ELSROCK Festival

NAPALM DEATH, AGNOSTIC FRONT, LIZZY BORDEN and THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Elsrock festival, set to take place August 28, 2010 in Rijssen, Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGNOSTIC FRONT DREAM EVIL HAIL OF BULLETS LIZZY BORDEN NAPALM DEATH ONSLAUGHT PESTILENCE STATE:CHAOS THE LUCIFER ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Talks About SEYMOUR DUNCAN Guitar Pickups

On January 18, legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen came to the Seymour Duncan factory for a post-NAMM factory tour. During his visit, Yngwie wound his first-ever electric guitar pickups: a set of three true single coil pickups for Stratocaster. Tutoring him on winding technique was Seymour Duncan Custom Shop manager, Maricela Juarez. Yngwiealso sat down ...

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ONSLAUGHT: Swedish Mini-Tour Announced

U.K. thrashers ONSLAUGHT will take a break from the writing process for their new full-length album to play a few Swedish shows along with Mike Wead's BIBLEBLACK and SCAAR. The dates are as follows: March 17 - Henriksberg - Gothenburg, Sweden March 18 - The Cave - Stockholm, Sweden March 19 - Deströyer - Sundsvall, ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Talks About His Signature Model YJM FURY Pickup

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen was interviewed at the Seymour Duncan booth at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 14-17, 2010 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the chat below. When Malmsteen set out on a quest to bring his tone to a higher level, ...

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HAIL OF BULLETS, ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Holland's ELSROCK Festival

HAIL OF BULLETS and ONSLAUGHT are the first two confirmed bands for next year's edition of the Elsrock festival, set to take place August 28, 2010 in Rijssen, Netherlands. HAIL OF BULLETS is the Dutch death metal band featuring GOREFEST drummer Ed Warby, THANATOS guitarists Stephan Gebédi and Paul Baayens, former PESTILENCE/ASPHYX singer Martin Van ...

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ONSLAUGHT: New Video Interview Posted Online

Barry Anderson of Metal Storm conducted an interview with bassist Jeff Williams and guitarist Nige Rockett of British thrashers ONSLAUGHT at this year's Hard Rock Hell festival, which was held December 4-5, 2009 at Pontins in Prestatyn Sands. North Wales, United Kingdom. Watch the chat in two parts below. ONSLAUGHT recorded its performance ...

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LAZARUS A.D., LIGHTNING SWORDS OF DEATH: Tour Dates Announced

Kenosha, Wisconsin-based thrashers LAZARUS A.D. will team up with the Los Angeles underground black metal act LIGHTNING SWORDS OF DEATH for the following dates after their tour with KREATOR: April 03 - Trenton, PA - Championship Bar and Grill April 05 - Buffalo, NY - Broadway Joe's April 06 - Cleveland, OH - Pirates Cove ...

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SEPULTURA Frontman's MUSICA DIABLO Adds Second Guitarist

MUSICA DIABLO — the São Paulo, Brazil-based thrash metal project featuring SEPULTURA singer Derrick Green, guitarist André NM (NITROMINDS) and bassist Ricardo Brigas — has announced the addition of guitarist André Curci (KORZUS, THREAT) to the group's ranks. Commented André NM: "We could not imagine that it would be so hard to find a guitarist. ...

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AMARANTHE Announces New Bassist

AMARANTHE (formerly AVALANCHE), the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM) and Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION), has announced the addition of bassist Johan Andreassen (ex-ENGEL) to the group's ranks. Commented Mörck: "At last the lineup is completed and rock solid! ...

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1349 Confirmed For Finland's MASTERS OF METAL Festival

Norwegian black metallers 1349 have been confirmed for the Masters Of Metal festival, set to take place May 15, 2010 at Pakkahuone/Klubi in Tampere, Finland. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: 1349 (NOR) BIBLEBLACK (SWE) MORS PRINCIPIUM EST (FIN) NORTHER (FIN) ONSLAUGHT (UK) PRESSURE POINTS (FIN) SHADE EMPIRE (FIN) For more information, ...

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SUICIDE CITY: Video Interview Posted Online

Twilight Vision recently conducted an interview with SUICIDE CITY, the band featuring BIOHAZARD guitarist/vocalist Billy Graziadei and former KITTIE bassist Jennifer Arroyo. Watch the chat below. SUICIDE CITY's full-length debut, "Frenzy", was released on August 4. SUICIDE CITY formed in 2004 when five talented and experienced artists, sharing the same passion in music, crossed paths. ...

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ONSLAUGHT Live In Brazil: Video Available

Fan-filmed footage of British thrashers ONSLAUGHT performing the song "Metal Forces" on November 13, 2009 in Curitiba, Brazil can be viewed below. ONSLAUGHT recorded its performance at the Damnation Festival on November 22, 2008 in Leeds, U.K. for a live CD, "Live Damnation", which was released on July 20 through Candlelight Records. An e-card for ...

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AMARANTHE To Support KAMELOT In Finland, Norway

AMARANTHE (formerly AVALANCHE), the new project featuring Olof Mörck (NIGHTRAGE, DRAGONLAND), Jake E (ex-DREAM EVIL, DREAMLAND), Andy Solveström (WITHIN Y, EVILDOER, CIPHER SYSTEM) and Morten Lowe Sorensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION), will support KAMELOT on the following dates: April 13 - Helsinki, FIN - Nosturi April 14 - Tampere, FIN - Pakkahuone April 16 - ...

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LAZARUS A.D. Added To ENSIFERUM Tour

Kenosha, Wisconsin-based thrashers LAZARUS A.D. have been added to ENSIFERUM's North American headlining tour as the replacement for EX DEO. This will mark LAZARUS A.D.'s first tour in the U.S. since playing Japan's Loud Park festival in October and will be followed by even more dates with Polish death metal veterans VADER. Commented LAZARUS A.D. ...

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WOLFMOTHER's 'Cosmic Egg' Cracks U.S. Top 20

"Cosmic Egg", the second album from the Australian retro-rock combo WOLFMOTHER, sold 28,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 16 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released on October 27, the group's first CD since the departure of drummer Myles Heskett and bassist/keyboardist Chris Ross was ...

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MORBID CARNAGE Signs With PULVERISED RECORDS

Pulverised Records has announced the signing of Hungarian thrashers MORBID CARNAGE. The bandrecently completed work on its full-length debut, "Night Assassins", for an early 2010 release. The CD will contain "seven tracks of raw, intense and catchy thrash metal in the worship of the '80s golden years," according to a press release. Pulverised Records A&R ...

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SEREGON: New Video Interview Posted Online

Underground-Industries.uk recently conducted an interview with vocalist James Moore of U.K. thrash metallers SEREGON. Watch the chat below. SEREGON will self-release their new EP, "Disposable Suffering", this month. The CD was recorded in August 2009 in Bristol with producer Chuck Creese (TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED, ONSLAUGHT). "Disposable Suffering" track listing: 01. Disposable Suffering (5:19) 02. Band ...

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WOLFMOTHER: European Dates Announced

Fresh from a sold-out European club tour and an explosive performance on "Later with Jools Holland" on BBC2, Australian retro-rock combo WOLFMOTHER has announced a month-long European tour kicking off in January 2010. The dates are as follows: Jan. 13 - Ireland, Dublin, Olympia Jan. 14 - UK, Glasgow, Academy Jan. 15 - UK, Newcastle, ...

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