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DRUDGERY Signs With YEAR OF THE SUN RECORDS

DRUDGERY the new Guelph, Ontario-based grind/hardcore project spearheaded by drummer Matt Connell (ex-FUCK THE FACTS, EXHUMED) which also features Steve Ferraro, formerly of DEAR BLACK DIARY has inked a deal with Year of the Sun Records for the release of its debut EP, "Rust". "This band started as a side project back in 2006 and ...

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MOONSPELL Performs On Portuguese TV; Video Available

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL performed their new single "Scorpion Flower" and the group's singer, Fernando Ribeiro, took part in a short interview with the Portuguese TV station RTP1 this past Saturday, May 17. Watch footage of the interview and performance below. MOONSPELL's video for the track "Scorpion Flower" is one of two (along with "Night Eternal") ...

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TEXTURES Cancels Berlin, Copenhagen Shows

Dutch progressive metallers TEXTURES have issued the following update: "Due to a situation beyond our contro,l we were forced to cancel the shows in Berlin (May 20) and Copenhagen (May 22). We're verry sorry! We're already in the process of rescheduling, so we'll be back later this year." TEXTURES recently entered the album chart in ...

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TEXTURES' 'Silhouettes' Lands On Dutch Chart

Dutch progressive metallers TEXTURES have entered the album chart in their home country at position No. 100 with their latest effort, "Silhouettes". This is the band's first chart showing ever. "Silhouettes" was recorded at Split Second Sound studio with the group's guitarist Jochem Jacobs in the producer's chair. Jacobs previously oversaw the recording process for ...

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NECROPHAGIA Frontman To Guest On INSIDIOUS Debut

NECROPHAGIA frontman Frank "Killjoy" Pucci has co-written and contributed guest vocals to a song called "Rituals of Bloodshed" which appears on the forthcoming debut album from INSIDIOUS (formerly INSIDIOUS DISEASE), the international metal project featuring members of DIMMU BORGIR, NAPALM DEATH, OLD MAN'S CHILD and MORGOTH. Currently unsigned, INSIDIOUS (see band photo below) recently spent ...

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MOONSPELL: 'Scorpion Flower' Video Posted Online

MOONSPELL's video for the track "Scorpion Flower" can be viewed below. The clip is one of two (along with "Night Eternal") off the group's new album, "Night Eternal", which were shot by Ivan Colic (TYPE O NEGATIVE, SYMPHONY X, HAMMERFALL) in Belgrade, Serbia. Colic previously worked with the group on the "Memorial" video for "Finisterra". ...

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DARK INTENTIONS Signs With DEITY DOWN RECORDS

Breda, Netherlands-based metalcore outfit DARK INTENTIONS has inked a deal with Deity Down Records for the release of the band's debut full-length. Entitled "Destined To Burn", the album was recorded at the Artsounds Studio in Belgium with Stefan Van Neerven of BORN FROM PAIN fame in the producer's chair. The CD contains 11 tracks and ...

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MOONSPELL: 'Scorpion Flower' Video To Premiere Next Week

MOONSPELL's video for the track "Scorpion Flower" will be premiered exclusively on the band's MySpace page on May 5. The clip is one of two (along with "Night Eternal") off the group's new album, "Night Eternal", which were shot by Ivan Colic (TYPE O NEGATIVE, SYMPHONY X, HAMMERFALL) in Belgrade, Serbia. Colic previously worked with ...

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DIMMU BORGIR, NAPALM DEATH, OLD MAN'S CHILD, MORGOTH Members Join Forces In INSIDIOUS

BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively unveil the first photo (see below) of INSIDIOUS (formerly INSIDIOUS DISEASE), the international metal project featuring members of DIMMU BORGIR, NAPALM DEATH, OLD MAN'S CHILD and MORGOTH. The currently unsigned band recently spent time at a studio in Norway recording 12 songs with Terje Andersen (a.k.a. Cyrus) of SUSPERIA in the producer's ...

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TEXTURES: Video Interview Available

Dutch progressive metallers TEXTURES were interviewed on April 3, 2008 in Paris, France at Le Kata-Bar. Watch the chat in two parts below. The new TEXTURES album, "Silhouettes", has had its release date pushed back to May 5 from the previously announced April 21 (via Listenable Records), According to the band, "the reason for this ...

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LAYNE STALEY's Biography To Be Made Available In Spanish

Argentinean journalist/author Adriana Rubio's biography of late ALICE IN CHAINS frontman Layne Staley, titled "Layne Staley: Get Born Again", will be translated into Spanish. According to a press release, the Spanish version "will contain material related to the upcoming movie 'Get Born Again'. The book will include updated stories and new amazing revelations that are ...

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MOONSPELL: 'Night Eternal' Widget Available

One month before the release of their new studio album, Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL and SPV have unleashed the "Night Eternal" widget (see below), featuring the entire album stream, a "Making Of the Scorpion Flower" video (featuring former THE GATHERING singer Anneke van Giersbergen) and a blog from MOONSPELL singer Fernando Ribiero. The widget will be ...

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DANZIG To Film VEROTIK Short

In the next few weeks, Glenn Danzig will film the Verotik story "She Only Likes Men" that he wrote for issue #9 of that series. Danzig himself will sit in the director's chair for this one. Verotik (a portmanteau created by Danzig from the words "violent" and "erotic") is a mature-themed comic book company founded ...

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DEICIDE's STEVE ASHEIM Talks Shop With SickDrummer.com

SickDrummer.com recently caught up with DEICIDE's founding member Steve Asheim to talk shop about drumming, his influences and how both he and his drum kit choices have evolved throughout his illustrious career: On his pre-show warm-up routine: "I just practice some rudiments and rolls on my knee or a chair or something. I don't like ...

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TEXTURES: New Album Delayed

The new TEXTURES album, "Silhouettes", has had its release date pushed back to May 5 from the previously announced April 21 (via Listenable Records), According to the band, "the reason for this is that there is a manufacturing delay with the complexity of the gold print on the digipack." "Silhouettes" is being streamed in its ...

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MEGADETH's GIGANTOUR Setlist Revealed

The third installment of the U.S. Gigantour the acclaimed traveling heavy music festival launched in 2005 by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine officially launched last night (Saturday, April 12) in Denver, Colorado with headliner MEGADETH, Swedish metal band IN FLAMES, Finland's CHILDREN OF BODOM, Arizona's modern extreme act JOB FOR A COWBOY and Oakland, CA heavy ...

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CINDERS FALL Signs With ANTICULTURE RECORDS

UK metalcore behemoths CINDERS FALL have inked a deal with Anticulture Records. The group's full-length debut is being recorded by STAMPIN' GROUND's "musical genius" Scott Atkins and is tentatively scheduled for release in October. CINDERS FALL last year released an EP called "The Bridge Between" on Hangmans Joke Recordings. The EP received a lot of ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Keeps Hitting

The Pulse of Radio reports: Even though FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH is off the road for now so that singer Ivan Moody can rest his battered throat, the band's fortunes continue to soar. Its first single, "The Bleeding", sits at Number Seven on the Active Rock radio chart, with the song's success probably especially sweet ...

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MOONSPELL: Complete 'Night Eternal' Details Revealed

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Night Eternal", due in Europe on May 19 and in the U.S. on June 10 via SPV/Steamhammer. The follow-up to 2006's "Memorial" was recorded at Antfarm studios in Denmark with producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, DARK TRANQUILLITY, HALFORD). There will be, at first, ...

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36 CRAZYFISTS: Orangevale Concert Footage Posted Online

Capital Chaos has posted video footage of 36 CRAZYFISTS performing on February 28, 2008 at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, California. Watch the clip below. The show was part of the "Bound By The Road Tour", also featuring DEVILDRIVER, NAPALM DEATH, STRAIGHT LINE STITCH and INVITRO. 36 CRAZYFISTS will release their new album, "The Tide and ...

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