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Free Online NUCLEAR BLAST Sampler

Nuclear Blast and Amazon.com have teamed up to provide metalheads everywhere with the "Sinister Spring Sampler" featuring the following eleven bands and tracks from the label's all-star roster: * EXODUS - "The Hammer And Life" (demo) * ELUVEITIE - "Thousandfold" * ARSIS - "Beyond Forlorn" * ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY - "Cryogenica" * MNEMIC - ...

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SUICIDAL ANGELS, LOST SOUL Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT

SUICIDAL ANGELS and LOST SOUL have been confirmed for the 15-year-anniversary edition of the Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 12-14, 2010 in Josefov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARSIS AURA NOIR BLEED FROM WITHIN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CATAMENIA CONVERGE DEMONIC RESURRECTION DESPISED ICON DEVIN TOWNSEND DEVOURMENT DIABLO ...

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DARK FUNERAL To Play Its 'Longest Set' To Date On European Tour

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL will kick off their "A Declaration Of Hate - European Tour 2010" with ZONARIA, CARACH ANGREN and NEFARIUM tonight (Friday, March 5) at Valhall in Skövde, Sweden. Commented DARK FUENRAL guitarist Lord Ahriman: "We have just completed two days of pre-production for the tour at Avenyn, which is a big ...

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ENSIFERUM, MACABRE Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT

ENSIFERUM and MACABRE have been confirmed for the 15-year-anniversary edition of the Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 12-14, 2010 in Josefov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARSIS AURA NOIR BLEED FROM WITHIN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CATAMENIA CONVERGE DEMONIC RESURRECTION DESPISED ICON DEVIN TOWNSEND DEVOURMENT DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA ...

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THE HAUNTED Confirmed For Germany's ROCKHARZ OPEN AIR

Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Rockharz Open Air festival, set to take place July 8-10 at Flugplatz in Ballenstedt/Harz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLACK MESSIAH BURNING SKIES DARK AGE DEICIDE DELAIN DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DORO EISBRECHER END OF GREEN ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM EXCREMENTORY ...

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THE COLD EXISTENCE Parts Ways With Drummer

Drummer Joakim Antonsson has left Swedish melodic death metallers THE COLD EXISTENCE in order to focus on his other band NOX AUREA. The remaining members of THE COLD EXISTENCE say in a statement, "There is no hard feelings between the band and Joakim for this and we wish him good luck with his other bands." ...

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SLAYER, ALICE COOPER, MOTÖRHEAD, Others Confirmed For France's HELLFEST

The following bands have been added to this year's installment of the Hellfest, set to take place June 18-20, 2010 in Clisson, France: AIRBOURNE ALICE COOPER ANNIHILATOR AS I LAY DYING BLASPHEME CARCASS DEFTONES DOOM ELECTRIC MARY VULCAIN EXODUS FEAR FACTORY FIELDS OF THE NEPHILIM HYPOCRISY INFECTIOUS GROOVES KALISIA MASS HYSTERIA MOTÖRHEAD SAXON SLAYER STONE ...

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HYPOCRISY: Special VIP Tickets Available For North American Tour

Swedish extreme metallers HYPOCRISY will finally make their long-awaited return to North America in May. Support on the trek will come from HATE, BLACKGUARD and SWASHBUCKLE. HYPOCRISY has now added a special event VIP ticket for a pre-show meet-and-greet to take place one hour before doors. Each night, fans will get to meet and greet ...

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NORTHER Announces New Guitarist

Finnish metallers NORTHER have issued the following update: "During the last couple of months [guitarist] Daniel [Freyberg] from NAILDOWN has been helping us out with our recent live duties. Since he turned out to be a perfect fit in every way we decided to offer him to become a permanent member of the band. Besides ...

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FEAR FACTORY, CANDLEMASS, MOONSORROW, TANKARD Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT

FEAR FACTORY, CANDLEMASS, MOONSORROW, TANKARD and AURA NOIR have been confirmed for the 15-year-anniversary edition of the Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 12-14, 2010 in Josefov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARSIS AURA NOIR BLEED FROM WITHIN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CATAMENIA CONVERGE DEMONIC RESURRECTION DESPISED ICON DEVIN ...

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HYPOCRISY Schedules Vancouver Signing Session

Swedish extreme-metal veterans HYPOCRISY will take part in a signing session at Scrape Records in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 18 prior to their show at The Rickshaw with SCAR SYMMETRY, HATE, SWASHBUCKLE and BLACKGUARD. The exact time of day will be announced closer to the date, but expect a late afternoon signing. For more ...

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OVERKILL: 'Ironbound' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Ironbound", the new album from veteran New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL, sold 4,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 192 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD landed at No. 4 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new ...

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SCAR SYMMETRY Added To HYPOCRISY Tour

Swedish progressive melodic death metallers SCAR SYMMETRY have been added to the "A Taste of Extreme Divinity" tour as direct support to headliners HYPOCRISY. Commented guitarist Per Nilsson: "Touring the U.S. with our buddies HYPOCRISY, are you f***ing kidding me?! We'd better make reservations at the Betty Ford clinic! Man, is this going to be ...

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DREAM EVIL, MÅNEGARM, DEW-SCENTED, Others Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

DREAM EVIL, MÅNEGARM, DEW-SCENTED, SIDEBLAST, PARKWAY DRIVE and PSYCHOPUNCH have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-21, 2010 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 AGNOSTIC FRONT AHAB ANATHEMA ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY ASPHYX BARREN EARTH BEHEMOTH CALLISTO CANNIBAL CORPSE ...

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OVERKILL: 'Bring Me The Night' Video Released

"Bring Me The Night", the new video from veteran New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL, can be viewed below. The clip was shot on January 9 in Brooklyn, New York with director Kevin Custer (HATEBREED, TESTAMENT, SUFFOCATION). In a recent interview with RockMusicStar.com, OVERKILL vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth stated about the "Bring Me The Night" ...

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OVERKILL: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

"Ironbound", the new album from veteran New Jersey thrashers OVERKILL, is available for streaming in its entirety at AOL Music. "Ironbound" was released on February 9 via E1 Music (formerly KOCH Records). The CD, which was issued in Europe on January 29 via Nuclear Blast Records, was mixed by PAIN/HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren ...

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HYPOCRISY, RAGNAROK, ARSIS Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT

HYPOCRISY, RAGNAROK and ARSIS have been confirmed for the 15-year-anniversary edition of the Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 12-14, 2010 in Josefov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARSIS BLEED FROM WITHIN CANNIBAL CORPSE CATAMENIA CONVERGE DEMONIC RESURRECTION DESPISED ICON DEVIN TOWNSEND DEVOURMENT DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA DYING FETUS ...

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DEICIDE, MARDUK, VADER Confirmed For Germany's ROCKHARZ OPEN AIR

DEICIDE, MARDUK and VADER have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Rockharz Open Air festival, set to take place July 8-10 at Flugplatz in Ballenstedt/Harz, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLACK MESSIAH BURNING SKIES DARK AGE DEICIDE DELAIN DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DORO EISBRECHER END OF GREEN ENSIFERUM EQUILIBRIUM EXCREMENTORY ...

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PAIN To Release Live Album

Swedish metallers PAIN will release a new live CD that was recorded on March 23-24, 2009 at the Zenith in Paris, France during the band's European tour with NIGHTWISH. In other news, PAIN's most recent studio album, "Cynic Paradise", will be made available in the U.S. with a bonus CD including the Paris live recordings. ...

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REQUIEM Parts Ways With Singer

Swiss death metallers REQUIEM have issued the following update: "After 13 years vocalist Michi Kuster has decided to leave the band due to family reasons. It's not possible for him anymore to take part of the busy band schedule. "Michi will play his last show with REQUIEM on February 11, 2010 at Dynamo, Zurich (Switzerland) ...

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