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SOULFLY's MAX CAVALERA Interviewed On Mexico's 'Familia Perro'

Mexico's metal podcast Familia Perro recently conducted an interview with SOULFLY/CAVALERA CONSPIRACY mainman Max Cavalera. The podcast can now be streamed using the audio player below. (Note: The program is in Spanish, but the actual interview was conducted in English.) SOULFLY entered Edge Of The Earth studios in Hollywood, California on Friday, November 6 with ...

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SOULFLY: Working Album Title, Songtitles Revealed

SOULFLY entered Edge Of The Earth studios in Hollywood, California on Friday, November 6 with producer Logan Mader (MACHINE HEAD, DIVINE HERESY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, GOJIRA, DEVILDRIVER) to begin recording its new album, tentatively titled "Omen", for an early 2010 release. Working songtitles set to appear on the follow-up to last year's "Conquer" include: * Bloodbath ...

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SOILWORK To Enter Studio In January

Swedish metallers SOILWORK will enter the studio in January to begin recording their new album for a late spring release via Nuclear Blast Records. The long-awaited follow-up to 2007's "Sworn To A Great Divide" will be produced by guitarist Peter Wichers and mixed by Jens Bogren (OPETH, KATATONIA, PARADISE LOST, BLOODBATH). Drums will be tracked ...

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MY OWN GRAVE's Debut Album To Be Re-Released With Bonus Tracks

"Unleash", the debut album from Swedish death metallers MY OWN GRAVE, will be re-released through Pulverised Records. The extended version of "Unleash" will be bundled with the "Progression Through Deterioration" 2004 demo and two extra cover songs (KRABATHOR's "Orthodox" and SLAYER's "War Ensemble"). The remastering duties were handled by acclaimed Swedish multi-instrumentalist/producer Dan Swanö (DISSECTION, ...

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NEVERMORE Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD Festival

Seattle-based metallers NEVERMORE have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Rock Hard festival, set to take place May 21-23, 2010 at the Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARTILLERY BLOODBATH BULLDOZER EVILE KATATONIA KREATOR NECROS CHRISTOS NEVERMORE ORPHANED LAND SABATON SONATA ARCTICA THE DEVIL'S BLOOD VIRGIN STEELE ...

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CANOPY: 'Will And Perception' E-Card Available

Disconcert Music has released the second full-length album from Stockholm, Sweden-based death metallers CANOPY, entitled "Will and Perception". Strong from previous collaborations with Peter in de Betou (KATATONIA, MESSHUGAH, HYPOCRISY) and Swedish producer/multi-instrumentalist Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH, NIGHTINGALE), "Will and Perception" presents incisive riffs mixed up with solid melodies, pounding drum beats, all ...

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EVEMASTER's New Album To Feature Guest Appearance By DAN SWANÖ

Finnish "dark metal" band EVEMASTER — which features in its ranks BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen — is continuing work on its new album, "III: Newtopia", for an early 2010 release via an as-yet-undetermined record label. Commented Mykkänen: "[Swedish producer and multi-instrumentalist] Dan [Swanö; EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH] has been working on the mix of two songs ...

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BATTLELORE: London Footage Posted Online

Soundshock.Net has uploaded video footage of BATTLELORE's September 26, 2009 performance at Camden Underworld, London, England as the support act for FINNTROLL. Watch the clips below. BATTLELORE's latest album, "The Last Alliance", entered the official chart in Finland at position No. 26. The CD was released in North America in October 2008 via ...

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BLOODBATH, SONATA ARCTICA, VIRGIN STEELE Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD Festival

BLOODBATH, SONATA ARCTICA, VIRGIN STEELE, ORPHANED LAND and KATATONIA have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Rock Hard festival, set to take place May 21-23, 2010 at the Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARTILLERY BLOODBATH BULLDOZER EVILE KATATONIA KREATOR NECROS CHRISTOS ORPHANED LAND SABATON SONATA ARCTICA ...

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FINNTROLL, BATTLELORE Interviewed On U.K.'s 'Metalheadz'; Audio Available

Vocalist Mathias Lillmåns (a.k.a. Vreth) of Finnish folk metallers FINNTROLL and male singer Tomi Mykkänen of the Finnish "fantasy metal" band BATTLELORE were interviewed on September 27, 2009 by Peter Bailey of the Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom-based "Metalheadz" radio show. You can listen to the chat using the ReverbNation TuneWidget below (click on "Songs" tab ...

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BATTLELORE: New Video Interview Posted Online

James Young and Asif Salam of Soundshock.Net conducted an interview with BATTLELORE's Tomi Mykkänen (vocals) and Timo Honkanen (bass) when the Finnish "fantasy metal" band played in Camden Underworld, London, England on September 26, 2009 as the support act for FINNTROLL. Watch the chat below. BATTLELORE's latest album, "The Last Alliance", entered the ...

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LAY DOWN ROTTEN Guitarist Forced To Sit Out Shows

Guitarist Daniel Jakobi of German death metallers LAY DOWN ROTTEN will sit out the band's upcoming shows in order to undergo surgery in early October. He says, "I hope to be back on track by mid-November. Until then I will be replaced by our good friend Alex of SOUL DEMISE. He's a great guitar player ...

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ASPHYX: Footage From Holland's DYNAMO OUTDOOR Festival Posted Online

Quality video footage of ASPHYX's August 29, 2009 performance at the Dynamo Outdoor festival in Eindhoven, The Netherlands can be viewed below (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). ASPHYX's comeback album, "Death...The Brutal Way", was released in Europe on June 22 via Century Media Records (September 1 in the U.S. via Ibex Moon Records). The CD was recorded ...

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BURDEN OF GRIEF To Enter Studio Next Month

German melodic death/thrash metallers BURDEN OF GRIEF are preparing to enter the studio to begin recording their new album, tentatively due in early 2010. Entitled "Follow The Flames", the follow-up to 2007's "Death End Road" is will contain 10 new songs. The limited-edition version of the CD will include a bonus disc featuring cover versions ...

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SIGHT OF EMPTINESS Filming 'Faceless Dream' Video

Costa Rica-based melodic extreme metal band SIGHT OF EMPTINESS has commenced filming the music video for the track "Faceless Dream", from the group's forthcoming second album, "Absolution of Humanity". The clip is being shot in San Pedro, Costa Rica with director Sergio Gutierrez and producer Fernando Fonseca. "Absolution of Humanity" is expected to be released ...

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'Ramones: Soundtrack Of Our Lives' Book Out Now

Finnish journalist and RAMONES webmaster Jari-Pekka Laitio Ramone's latest RAMONES book entitled "Ramones: Soundtrack Of Our Lives" is the result of nearly five years worth of work. It is full of poignant stories that reflect what Joey Ramone, Dee Dee Ramone, Johnny Ramone, as well as the rest of the RAMONES family have impacted their ...

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DEMIURG Signs With CYCLONE EMPIRE RECORDS

DEMIURG — the Sweden-based band featuring Rogga Johansson (RIBSPREADER, PAGANIZER) on vocals and guitars, Johan Berglund (THIS HAVEN) on bass, Pär Johansson (SATARIEL) on clean vocals, Ed Warby (GOREFEST, AYREON, HAIL OF BULLETS) on drums and Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, NIGHTINGALE, BLOODBATH) on lead guitar and keyboards — has inked a deal with Cyclone ...

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HALLOWS DIE Announces New Bassist

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada-based metallers HALLOWS DIE have announced the addition of bassist Gabe "Master" Bateman (CORPSE BRIGADE, AS DAYLIGHT BURNS) to the group's ranks. HALLOWS DIE's full-length debut, "World Of Ruin", is scheduled for release on August 21. The CD was recorded by Colin Attlesey (WILL OF THE ANCIENTS, DETOSORGEKALF) and was mastered by Dan ...

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TORTURE DIVISION Entering Studio Today

TORTURE DIVISION, the new Swedish death metal project featuring guitarist Lord K. Philipson (THE PROJECT HATE, GOD AMONG INSECTS, ex-LEUKEMIA), bassist/vocalist Jörgen Sandström (VICIOUS ART, THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE) and drummer Tobias "Tobben" Gustafsson (VOMITORY), will enter the studio today to begin recording a new demo featuring the next three songs to be completed ...

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BATTLELORE Extends Deal With NAPALM RECORDS

Finnish "fantasy metal" band BATTLELORE has extended its deal with Napalm Records. Commented the group in a statement: "With our latest album, 'The Last Alliance', we fulfilled our previous recording deal and for a while we looked for other options to our next album. We got a lot of offers around the globe, but it ...

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BARREN EARTH Recording Debut Album

BARREN EARTH, the new Helsinki, Finland-based project featuring members of KREATOR, MOONSORROW, SWALLOW THE SUN and MANNHAI, has issued the following update: "We started recording the new album on June 26 at Seawolf Studios (Viapori, Helsinki) with engineer Jukka Varmo. Most of the recording is now done, and Kasper [Mårtenson] is currently laying down the ...

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