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NAPALM DEATH Bassist Checks In From European Tour

NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "The European tour [with BORN FROM PAIN and MENDEED] is gaining more and more momentum as the days progress.We had a little bit of a slow start but for sure the last few shows in Germany and yesteday in ...

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Heavy Metal Ballet Production 'Forged' Scheduled For January

The End Records is one of the sponsors for the upcoming production "Forged" by New York City's heavy metal ballet company Ballet Deviare. The ballet company will present the production of "Forged" at The Abrons Arts Center, Henry Street Settlement January 5-7, 2007. With the genres of death, doom, grind and folk metal intrinsic to ...

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NAPALM DEATH Films 'When All Is Said And Done' Video

Seminal grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH just completed an extremely successful run on the "Monsters of Mayhem" U.S. tour with HATEBREED, BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, EXODUS, FIRST BLOOD and DESPISED ICON in support of "Smear Campaign", its highly acclaimed new album. The disc, produced once again with Russ Russel, is an uncompromising, ferocious assault that continues to ...

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ALL SHALL PERISH To Tour With ARSIS And THE FACELESS

Oakland, California's melodic hard-/deathcore metal band ALL SHALL PERISH are preparing to hit the road once again in support of their sophomore release, "The Price Of Existence". Support at the dates will come from ARSIS and THE FACELESS. Commented ALL SHALL PERISH bassist Michael Tiner: "The last tour was brutal and amazing at the same ...

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NAPALM DEATH To Headline 'Death By Decibels Tour'

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH will hit the road with A LIFE ONCE LOST, DEAD TO FALL and ANIMOSITY this November/December as part of the Death By Decibels Tour (sponsored by Decibel magazine). IMPALED and ARSIS will also be appearing on select dates. The details are as follows Nov. 25 - Buffalo, NY @ Club ...

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OUT FOR BLOOD To Release Debut Album In September

U.K.-based metal/hardcore act OUT FOR BLOOD will release its self-titled debut album on September 18 through The Devil Knows You're Dead Records. The CD was produced and mixed by Andy Faulkner (BOLT THROWER), and was mastered by Eyal Levi (DAATH, MISERY INDEX, ARSIS). The artwork was created by Chris (NARCOSIS). "Out for Blood" track listing: ...

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ARSIS To Release New Album In October

Following the success of its debut album, 2004's "A Celebration Of Guilt", and 2005's epic "A Diamond For Disease", ARSIS has returned with its brand new full-length, "United In Regret" (formerly titled "Lust Before The Maggots Conquest"). With "United In Regret", ARSIS has "once again raised the bar and breathed new life into the overpopulated ...

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ALARUM Parts Ways With Drummer, Seeks Replacement

Melbourne, Australia's ALARUM has parted ways with drummer Racca and is currently seeking a replacement. "Racca is leaving the band to pursue other interests and Youngie, Palf and Evans want thank him for all years of great times and wish him all the best," the remaining members of the band write in a statement. "Interested ...

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DAATH: New Audio Interview Posted Online

Metal Injection has posted an interview with guitarist Eyal Levi of DAATH on their Internet metal podcast network, Guerilla Radio. Click here to listen to Eyal talking about his experiences in Berklee College, playing with ARSIS, recording with axe-god/producer James Murphy (DISINCARNATE, OBITUARY, DEATH, TESTAMENT), and working with drummer Kevin Talley (ex-CHIMAIRA, DYING ...

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CALIFORNIA METAL FEST Moves Location

The organizers of the first annual California Metal Fest — which is scheduled to take place May 13 and May 14, with a warm-up day May 12 — have issued the following update: "Due to high advanced ticket sales and the city of Whittier doing everything they can to try and prevent the first annual ...

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NEURAXIS Add Touring Guitarist

Montreal-based NEURAXIS have announced the addition of live guitarist Will Seghers (ex-QUO VADIS) to the group's ranks. The band commented: "NEURAXIS wishes to thank everyone who showed interest in auditioning for the guitar position. It feels good to now have a guitarist that meets our standard of musicianship and can add a positive energy to ...

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YEAR OF DESOLATION Sign With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Indianapolis' YEAR OF DESOLATION has officially been signed to Los Angeles-based Prosthetic Records. Recording for the band's Prosthetic debut will take place July 9-27 with seasoned producer Jamie King (THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD, BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME) at the Basement Studios. The self-titled record will subsequently be released through Prosthetic in early ...

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NECROPHAGIST: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

German death metallers NECROPHAGIST will be teaming up with CATTLE DECAPITATION, ARSIS, NEURAXIS and ALARUM for the "Carving North America's Epitaph 2006" tour beginning in late April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 28 – Worcester, MA @ New England Metal & Hardcore Festival* Apr. 29 - Cleveland, OH @ TBA* Apr. 30 - Detroit, ...

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LACUNA COIL, ARCH ENEMY, TROUBLE, EXODUS Confirmed For NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL

LACUNA COIL, ARCH ENEMY, TROUBLE, CHIMAIRA, SUFFOCATION, GAMMA RAY and EXODUS are among the confirmed bands for the eighth annual New England Metal And Hardcore Festival, set to take place Friday-Sunday, April 28-30 at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts. Friday tickets are $35.00; Saturday and Sunday individual day tickets are $40.00. Three-day passes are $109.50. ...

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NECROPHAGIST Announce New Guitarist

German death metallers NECROPHAGIST have announced the addition of Helsinki, Finland-based guitarist Sami Raatikainen (CODEON) to the group's ranks. "We look forward to working together with an extremely talented fella, as we never met someone working faster or harder before," the band write in a statement. "We would also like to thank the applicants that ...

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NECROPHAGIST: More Canadian Tour Dates Announced

German death metallers NECROPHAGIST will be teaming up with ION DISSONANCE, ARSIS and ALARUM for a Canadian tour between June 1 and June 10. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 01 - Quebec (QC) - TBA Jun. 02 - Montreal, Quebec (QC) - Club Soda *** Jun. 03 - Quebec City, Quebec (QC) - Campus ...

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NECROPHAGIST To Tour U.S. In April/May

German death metallers NECROPHAGIST have announced plans to play a series of U.S. dates in April/May prior to their previously announced concerts in Canada (which are scheduled to take place in early June). The band will play approximately 30 shows covering the entire country, including an appearance at this year's Maryland Deathfest, to take place ...

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MISERY INDEX: More Tour Dates Announced

MISERY INDEX, the Baltimore-based quartet is comprised of founder Jason Netherton (bass, vocals), John "Sparky" Voyles (guitar), Adam Jarvis (drums) and Mark Kloeppel (guitar), have announced two shows in Puerto Rico in early March. The group's itinerary is shaping up as follows: Feb. 04 - Marietta, GA - The Darkside Feb. 05 - Baltimore, MD ...

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NECROPHAGIST: Canadian Support Acts Announced

The NECROPHAGIST Canadian tour has been confirmed and will take place in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario from June 1 to June 10, 2006. For their first visit to Canada, the German band will be touring with ION DISSONANCE (Canada), ARSIS (United States) and ALARUM (Australia). The first official dates are June 2 in ...

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ORGAN And DAATH To Team Up For U.K. Tour

Southern thrash/doom metallers ORGAN will be teaming up with progressive death metallers DAATH for a U.K. tour beginning in early December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 04 - Meltdown Festival, JB's - Dudley* Dec. 06 - The Roof - Llanelli, Wales Dec. 07 - Bar 44 - Guisborough Dec. 08 - The Attic - ...

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ARSIS To Release New EP In October

U.S. epic melodic death metallers ARSIS are scheduled to release their new three-song EP, "A Diamond for Disease", on October 25 via Willowtip Records. Featuring the 13-minute title track, originally composed as a score for New York City's Ballet Deviare, "A Diamond for Disease" is said to be "by far the band's most advanced material ...

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