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XXX MANIAK And THROATPLUNGER Team Up For RELAPSE Slimewave 7"

XXX MANIAK and THROATPLUNGER, two of the "most offensive" bands on the planet, have teamed up for a special seven-inch release featuring previously unreleased material from both bands. This highly collectible seven-inch is the fifth release of the Slimewave series and is to be put together to form one 42" x 42" image of an ...

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HAIL OF BULLETS Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

HAIL OF BULLETS, the new band featuring GOREFEST drummer Ed Warby, THANATOS guitarists Stephan Gebédi and Paul Baayens, former PESTILENCE/ASPHYX singer Martin Van Drunen and former HOUWITSER bass player Theo van Eekelen, has inked a deal with Metal Blade Records. HAIL OF BULLETS was formed in late 2006 through a mutual love for old-school death ...

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GROTESQUE HYSTERECTOMY To Release Debut In December

Norwegian death metal band GROTESQUE HYSTERECTOMY, which recently added bassist Birger Larsen (GRIMFIST, DEAD TROOPER) to its ranks, will release its debut album, "Reek", on December 10 via Støy Music. The 100 first copies will include the "Hysterectomy 1-2-3" kit consisting of a scalpel, mask, gloves and a surgery guide. "Reek" track listing: 01. Reek ...

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GRAVEHILL To Release 'Metal Of Death' EP

GRAVEHILL, the new band featuring former members of MORGION, GASP, KEEN OF THE CROW, PHOBIA, CRIMSON RELIC, MALFUNCTION and SELF INFLICTED, will release an EP, entitled simply "Metal of Death", on October 31 through Metal Horde Productions. According to the band's official bio, "the GRAVEHILL modus operandi is everything our contemporaries are not… brutal, ugly, ...

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NACHTMYSTIUM: More Live Footage Available

MetalKult.com has posted two new live videos — "Chosen By No One" and "Here's To Hoping" — from Chicago black metal band NACHTMYSTIUM. The tracks appeared on the band's 2006 release, "Instinct: Decay". The footage was acquired on May 14, 2007 BB King Blues Club & Grill in New York City, when NACHTMYSTIUM were playing ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS Fan's Death Not From Injury

The Pulse of Radio (formerly Launch Radio Networks) reports: The death of a 20-year-old man at a SMASHING PUMPKINS show in Vancouver, Canada last week was not the result of injuries sustained while moshing or crowd-surfing, according to the Globe and Mail. Following an autopsy on Friday (September 27), Vancouver regional coroner Owen Court said, ...

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NACHTMYSTIUM: New Live Footage Available

MetalKult.com has posted a new live video of NACHTMYSTIUM performing the song "My Vengeance" from the band's 2004 EP, "Eulogy IV". The video was filmed in New York City on May 14, 2007, when NACHTMYSTIUM was in the city supporting WATAIN. Also available on MetalKult.com is live footage of WATAIN's "Sworn to the Dark" from ...

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NACHTMYSTIUM's Drummer Problems Force Concert Cancellations

U.S. psychedelic black metal heathens NACHTMYSTIUM have been forced to cancel two dates on their current West Coast tour with SKELETONWITCH — last night's (Sept. 6) show at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco, CA and tonight's (Sept. 7) gig at the Trilogy Theater in Victorville, CA. NACHTMYSTIUM's hired drummer Duane Timlin (DIVINE EMPIRE, DYING ...

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NACHTMYSTIUM Announces West Coast Dates With SKELETONWITCH

U.S. psychedelic black metal heathens NACHTMYSTIUM will be dousing the West Coast with their volatile brew of mesmerizing, organically-blackened metal. Joining the savages will be Ohio's filthy thrash assassins SKELETONWITCH, making for a solid 11 dates of pirate-style boozing, belligerent tomfoolery and a disgustingly heavy dose of pure metal. NACHTMYSTIUM "From The Gutter" West Coast ...

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NACHTMYSTIUM: 'Eulogy IV' To Be Reissued In Europe Via INVICTUS

U.S. psychedelic black metal heathens NACHTMYSTIUM have licensed their "Eulogy IV" opus to Invictus exclusively for the European market. Currently signed to Century Media in the USA and Candlelight in Europe, the band agreed a special license deal with Invictus for the currently out-of-print album. Originally formed in 1999 by Blake Judd (vocals, guitars), NACHTMYSTIUM ...

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AUTOPSY TORMENT Signs With PULVERISED RECORDS

Swedish cult death metal group AUTOPSY TORMENT has inked a deal with Pulverised Records. The group's new album, "7th Rituals for the Darkest Souls of Hell", will feature the artwork of the underground artist Chris Moyen. Handling the vocals on the effort, once again, is the infamous DEVIL LEE ROT. ...

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Closer to the Grave - SPIRITUAL DECAY

You may need to take a shower after time spent with SPIRITUAL DECAY's "Closer to the Grave". The sound is old school, dirty, and primitive. No light shines in the cavernous world in which the quartet resides. It is not the greatest death metal release I've ever heard, but does have its moments and may ...

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STALAGGH Vocalist Killed In Car Accident

STALAGGH, a "misantropik-nihilistik" projekt of leading individuals from both the Dutch and Belgian black metal and elektro/ambient scenes, has issued the following update: "Last weekend one of our vocalists (the one who killed his mother at the age of 16) was killed in a car accident at the age of 29. He performed on several ...

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NACHTMYSTIUM: 'Eulogy IV' Re-Release Due This Fall

Few bands today embrace their own individualism to ultimately craft something truly unique and genre defying regardless of its sales potential. Enter the Chicago-based NACHTMYSTIUM who embrace the true spirit of individuality and intolerance forming solely as an outlet to express the dark musical visions and summonings of those involved. It is that exact DIY ...

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DROWNING POOL Launches Podcast Series

Dallas-based metallers DROWNING POOL have just launched their podcast series on iTunes. The band will release a new episode to the podcast every week up to the July 24 release of its new album, "Full Circle". The podcasts offer their fans a glimpse of never before seen footage of the recording process, interviews, and their ...

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DROWNING POOL: 'Full Circle' Release Date Announced

DROWNING POOL will release its third album, "Full Circle", on July 24 through the group's new record label, Eleven Seven Music (BUCKCHERRY). The band was reportedly looking at offers from Sanctuary and Century Media, but turned both down in favor of Eleven Seven Music. DROWNING POOL also has taken on a new management company, Tenth ...

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DROWNING POOL Supports USO And Troops

DROWNING POOL, in collaboration with the USO will launch a free download and Internet video campaign today, featuring their new song "Soldiers". Written for the troops after returning from an overseas USO tour, "Soldiers" can be downloaded for free through the USO's MySpace page. In addition, the new Internet video, featuring ...

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DROWNING POOL: New Song, Video Posted Online

DROWNING POOL has released a new music video in conjunction with the USO for their new track written exclusively for the troops, entitled "Soldiers". The video features live footage from the band's last USO-sponsored trip to Kuwait and Iraq. The USO will also be giving the song away for free through their MySpace page. Click ...

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