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ARSIS Announces Headlining Dates

Virginia's ARSIS will team up with SKELETONWITCH and VEIL OF MAYA for a U.S. tour beginning at the end of the month. The dates are as follows: Feb. 25 - Karma – Victorville, CA Feb. 26 - Jerry’s – Bakersfield, CA Feb. 27 - Chain Reaction – Anaheim, CA Feb. 28 - Jumping Turtle – ...

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ARSIS Bassist Discusses Upcoming Album

MetalSucks conducted an interview with ARSIS bassist Noah Martin after the band's February 4 concert at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City with EXODUS, GOATWHORE and WARBRINGER. An excerpt from the chat follows: MetalSucks: When you guys go in to write an album, do you have a specific vision ...

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STILL DEAD: New EP Out Now

STILL DEAD, the Salem, Oregon-based metal band featuring drummer Kyle Castronovo (son of JOURNEY's Deen Castronovo), has just released a new EP, entitled "Sharon the American Glory". Audio samples from the independently issued CD are available on the group's MySpace page. STILL DEAD will open for WEDNESDAY 13 at the Satyricon in Portland ...

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ARSIS: 'We Are The Nightmare' Release Date Announced

Virginia's ARSIS will release its new album, "We Are The Nightmare", on April 15 via Nuclear Blast Records. Produced by Zeuss (AGNOSTIC FRONT, HATEBREED, MUNICIPAL WASTE) at Planet Z Studios in Massachussetts and mastered by Alan Douches (KATAKLYSM, UNEARTH, SHADOWS FALL), the CD will feature the following track listing: 01. We Are The Nightmare 02. ...

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WARBRINGER: 'Combat Shock' Video Posted Online

Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER have set their sights on world domination and they will begin their crusade on Monday, January 21, joining up with the legendary EXODUS, GOATWHORE and ARSIS for a massive North American tour. This trek kicks off the group's worldwide touring cycle for the band's debut offering, "War Without End", which Revolver ...

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EXODUS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers EXODUS have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AS I LAY DYING AT THE GATES AUTUMN AVANTASIA AXEL RUDI PELL AXXIS BEFORE ...

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VEIL OF MAYA Signs With SUMERIAN RECORDS

Chicago/Milwaukee-based band VEIL OF MAYA has inked a deal with Sumerian Records. Commented Sumerian founder Ash Avildsen: "I have a special place in my heart for bands who have stayed together through years of struggling on a DIY level of touring and promotion. This is the world myself and my label manager Shawn both came ...

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EXODUS: Bakersfield Show Cancelled

EXODUS' previously announced January 20 concert in Bakersfield, California has been cancelled. No reason was given for the cancellation. The group's North American tour with GOATWHORE, ARSIS and WARBRINGER will now kick off on January 21 at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, California. EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt was recently interviewed by "Whiplash", a ...

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EXODUS Prepares To Hit The Road

Starting 2008 off on the right foot by launching their first North American tour in support of their latest album, "The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibit A", San Francisco Bay Area metallers EXODUS will soon be bringing their trademarked brand of fist-in-the-face music to a back alley near you. In tow will be GOATWHORE from New Orleans, ...

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STILL DEAD To Open For WEDNESDAY 13 In Portland

STILL DEAD, the Salem, Oregon-based metal band featuring drummer Kyle Castronovo (son of JOURNEY's Deen Castronovo), will open for WEDNESDAY 13 at the Satyricon in Portland on February 16. Regarding the group's sound and lyrical inpiration, STILL DEAD vocalist Tauren Black told the Salem Monthly a few months ago, "There's influences in anything we like ...

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EXODUS: German Dates Announced

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers EXODUS have scheduled the following German dates in April 2008: Apr. 16 - Hannover, GER @ Musikzentrum Apr. 18 - Essen, GER @ Turock Apr. 19 - Saarbrücken, GER @ Roxy Apr. 20 - München, GER @ Backstage EXODUS' video for the song "Riot Act" was directed by Jon ...

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EXODUS: 'Riot Act' Video Makes Official Online Debut

More than a month after the clip was first leaked to YouTube, EXODUS' video for the song "Riot Act" has finally made its official online debut. The clip was directed by Jon Schnepp of "Metalocalypse" (on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim) for Schneppzone Inc., and will make its TV debut on Saturday, December 8 on MTV2's ...

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EXODUS: 'Riot Act' Video To Debut On 'Headbanger's Ball' This Weekend

Deemed one of metal's most important heritage bands for the lasting — and ongoing — contributions they've made to the creation and sustenance of the thrash metal genre, it is only apt that the first EXODUS video in support of their recently released, Billboard Heatseekers-charting album, "The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibit A", would be visually pummeling. ...

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ARSIS Demos To Be Released On NEGATIVE EXISTENCE

On December 28, 2007 Negative Existence will officially release ARSIS's demos on a "proper" format. Entitled "As Regret Becomes Guilt", the disc will contain two demos from 2001 and 2002 plus rare bonus tracks and a live video CD-ROM segment. The music on the disc was recorded between 2001 and 2002 by guitarist/songwriter James Malone ...

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WARBRINGER: New Video Message Posted Online

Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER recently stopped by the Century Media offices and filmed a video message. Watch the clip below to see what the band has to say about their biggest influences, recording with the renowned Bill Metoyer (SLAYER, D.R.I. and SACRED REICH) and touring with the legendary EXODUS. In other news, WARBRINGER shot its ...

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ABIGAIL WILLIAMS: New Live Recording Posted Online

North American black metal band ABIGAIL WILLIAMS recently posted a live recording of its first show since reforming earlier in the fall. The concert took place in the group's new home — Cleveland, Ohio — at Peabody's Downunder opening for friends ENSLAVED, THE FACELESS, ARSIS, and THE AGONIST. Check it out on the band's

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EXODUS: New Performance Footage From Brazil Available

Fan-filmed video footage of legendary San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS performing the classic song "Bonded by Blood" on November 7, 2007 at Opera 1 in Curitiba, Brazil can be viewed below. EXODUS' new album, "The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibit A", has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 74. The CD, which sold ...

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EXODUS Vocalist Checks In From South America

EXODUS vocalist Rob Dukes has issued the following update from the road in South America: "What a cool place, every show has been killer, the fans are fucking crazy... it's great. "We played some of the best shows ever down here, because of the crazy fans, they make it so goddamn fucking fun. I got ...

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THE AGONIST Kicks Off North American Tour With ENSLAVED And ARSIS

Montreal's hottest new export THE AGONIST recently embarked on a massive month-long North American trek alongside ENSLAVED and ARSIS. The group just completed lengthy treks as direct support to SONATA ARCTICA and OVERKILL, further proving that their commanding and intense live performance can win over any crowd. They are quickly becoming one of the most ...

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EXODUS: 'The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibit A' Lands On German Chart

EXODUS' new album, "The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibit A", has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 74. The CD, which sold 3,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release, was recorded at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, California with producer Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, MACHINE HEAD, NEVERMORE, ARCH ENEMY). EXODUS will ...

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