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FOREVER IT SHALL BE To Release New Album In March

Braunschweig, Germany-based metal/hardcore act FOREVER IT SHALL BE will release its sophomore album, "Sonic Death Squad", on March 5 via Maintain Records. The 12-song CD was recorded at Rape of Harmonies studio (HEAVEN SHALL BURN, MAROON) in Triptis, Germany and will feature cover artwork (see below) by Justin Osbourne of Slasher Design. "Sonic Death Squad" ...

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GOJIRA, CATAMENIA, MONSTROSITY Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT

GOJIRA, CATAMENIA and MONSTROSITY 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: CANNIBAL CORPSE CATAMENIA CONVERGE DEMONIC RESURRECTION DESPISED ICON DEVIN TOWNSEND DEVOURMENT DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA DYING FETUS GOJIRA GRAVEWORM GOJIRA GWAR ...

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SUFFOCATION Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

New York extreme metal legends SUFFOCATION will perform on the Nuclear Blast label night during this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-21, 2010 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The Nuclear Blast night will take place on Wednesday, August 18 at the Party Tent and will feature additional appearances by UNLEASHED, ...

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MAN MUST DIE Replaces NOX At Holland's NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

MAN MUST DIE has replaced NOX on the billing of this year's edition of the Neurotic Deathfest, set to take place April 30 - May 1, 2010 at 013 in Tilburg, Holland. The following bands are scheduled to appear at the event: ABORTED ABYSMAL TORMENT ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY ANTIGAMA AS YOU DROWN BEHEADED BENEATH ...

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NECRODEATH: 'Old Skull' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Long-running Italian extreme metallers NECRODEATH will celebrate their 25th anniversary by releasing a covers album, entitled "Old Skull". The CD, which is due later in the year, will feature guest appearances by members of influential Italian thrashers BULLDOZER and former members of SCHIZO. An Italian tour in support of the CD will kick off in ...

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Ex-SENTENCED Drummer's THE MAN-EATING TREE Begins Recording Debut Album

THE MAN-EATING TREE, the new atmospheric metal band featuring former SENTENCED drummer Vesa Ranta alongside current/former members of POISONBLACK, REFLEXION and EMBRAZE, has entered Mastervox Studio in Oulu, Finland to begin recording its debut album with producer Hiili Hiilesmaa (HIM, SENTENCED, AMORPHIS). Songtitles set to appear on the CD include: * Lathing A Good Man ...

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NAPALM DEATH, GWAR, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT

NAPALM DEATH, GWAR and THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER 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: CANNIBAL CORPSE CHILDREN OF BODOM CONVERGE DEMONIC RESURRECTION DESPISED ICON DEVIN TOWNSEND DEVOURMENT DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA ...

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BENEDICTION, MALIGNANCY Confirmed For NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

BENEDICTION and MALIGNANCY are the last two bands to be confirmed for this year's edition of the Neurotic Deathfest, set to take place April 30 - May 1, 2010 at 013 in Tilburg, Holland. The festival billing is now as follows: ABORTED ABYSMAL TORMENT ANNOTATIONS OF AN AUTOPSY ANTIGAMA AS YOU DROWN BEHEADED BENEATH THE ...

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SEPULTURA, SARKE, TRAIL OF TEARS Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT

SEPULTURA, SARKE and TRAIL OF TEARS 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: CANNIBAL CORPSE CHILDREN OF BODOM CONVERGE DEMONIC RESURRECTION DESPISED ICON DEVIN TOWNSEND DEVOURMENT DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA DYING FETUS ...

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MISERY INDEX: Studio Blog Launched

Baltimore, Maryland's MISERY INDEX entered Wright Way Studios (DYING FETUS, SLIPKNOT, MOS DEF) on Saturday (January 2) with engineer Steve Wright to begin recording its new album, tentatively titled "Heirs To Thievery", for a May release via Relapse Records. An exclusive in-studio written/pictoral blog documenting the making of the CD can be found at

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DYING FETUS: 'Your Treachery Will Die With You' Video Available

"Your Treachery Will Die With You", the new video from Maryland-based extreme metallers DYING FETUS, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed in New York with director Kevin Custer (HATEBREED, TESTAMENT, SOULJA BOY, KINGDOM OF SORROW), who previously worked with the band on the "Shepherd's Commandment" video. "Your Treachery Will Die With You" comes ...

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MISERY INDEX: Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Baltimore, Maryland's MISERY INDEX entered Wright Way Studios (DYING FETUS, SLIPKNOT, MOS DEF) on Saturday (January 2) with engineer Steve Wright to begin recording its new album, tentatively titled "Heirs To Thievery", for a May release via Relapse Records. According to the band, "Adam [Jarvis, drums] has eight songs of eleven completed. [We are] finishing ...

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MISERY INDEX: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Baltimore, Maryland's MISERY INDEX will enter Wright Way Studios (DYING FETUS, SLIPKNOT, MOS DEF) this Saturday (January 2) with engineer Steve Wright to begin recording its new album, tentatively titled "Heirs To Thievery", for a May 2010 release via Relapse Records. According to the band, "all day Saturday will be set aside for tweaking drums ...

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ADE To Release Debut Album In January

Rome, Italy-based death metallers ADE will release their debut album, "Prooemium Sanguine", in January 2010 via Copro Records/Casket Music. The LP is described in a press release as "a perfect mix of ancient Roman/Greek music and furious death metal." Its concept is said to be "about the pre-imperial mithology of the Roman empire." ADE was ...

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NECROPHAGIST, KYPCK, KYLESA Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT

NECROPHAGIST, KYPCK and KYLESA 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: CANNIBAL CORPSE CHILDREN OF BODOM CONVERGE DEMONIC RESURRECTION DESPISED ICON DEVIN TOWNSEND DEVOURMENT DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA DYING FETUS GRAVEWORM HYPNOS ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM have been confirmed for next 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 AHAB ANATHEMA ASPHYX BARREN EARTH BEHEMOTH CALLISTO CANNIBAL CORPSE CHILDREN OF BODOM CUMULO NIMBUS DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY DESPISED ...

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GWAR, PANTHEON I Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

GWAR and PANTHEON I have been confirmed for next 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 AHAB ANATHEMA ASPHYX BARREN EARTH BEHEMOTH CALLISTO CANNIBAL CORPSE CUMULO NIMBUS DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY DESPISED ICON DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER ...

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GORGOROTH Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH have been confirmed for next 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 AHAB ANATHEMA ASPHYX BARREN EARTH BEHEMOTH CALLISTO CANNIBAL CORPSE CUMULO NIMBUS DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY DESPISED ICON DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER ...

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MISERY INDEX Prepares To Enter Studio

Baltimore, Maryland's MISERY INDEX will enter Wright Way Studios (DYING FETUS, SLIPKNOT, MOS DEF) with engineer Steve Wright to begin recording its new album, tentatively titled "Heirs To Thievery", for a May 2010 release via Relapse Records. Songtitles set to appear on the follow-up to 2008's "Traitors" include "Embracing Extinction", "Heirs To Thievery", "Fed To ...

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ENSIFERUM Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Finnish folk metallers ENSIFERUM have been confirmed for next 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 AHAB ANATHEMA ASPHYX BARREN EARTH BEHEMOTH CALLISTO CANNIBAL CORPSE CUMULO NIMBUS DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY DESPISED ICON DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Florida-based death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE have been confirmed for next 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 AHAB ANATHEMA ASPHYX BARREN EARTH BEHEMOTH CALLISTO CANNIBAL CORPSE CUMULO NIMBUS DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY DESPISED ICON DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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