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DROWNING POOL: Trailer For Upcoming U.K. Tour Available

A trailer for DROWNING POOL's upcoming co-headlining tour of U.K. and Ireland with ILL NINO has been posted online at this location. As previously reported, MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx and former BEAUTIFUL CREATURES guitarist DJ Ashba (with whom Sixx recently launched Funny Farm Studios, an "amazing state-of-the-art facility which includes three full-service ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Bassist, Ex-BEAUTIFUL CREATURES Guitarist Write, Produce Songs For DROWNING POOL

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx and former BEAUTIFUL CREATURES guitarist DJ Ashba, with whom Sixx recently launched Funny Farm Studios (an "amazing state-of-the-art facility which includes three full-service studios and an amazing photography studio," according to Sixx) wrote and produced two songs — "Light Another Candle" and "Reason I'm Alive" — on the upcoming DROWNING ...

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DROWNING POOL Confirms New Album Title

DROWNING POOL has set "Full Circle" as the title of its new album, due in the second half of 2007 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 ...

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ABSCESS: 'Horrorhammer' Artwork, Release Date Revealed

ABSCESS, the California-based band consisting of Chris Reifert (drums/vocals; ex-DEATH/AUTOPSY), Clint Bower (guitar/vocals; ex-HEXX), Danny Coralles (guitar; ex-AUTOPSY), and Joe Allen (bass; ex-VON), will release its long-awaited seventh full-length album, "Horrorhammer", in March via Tyrant Syndicate Productions, the label headed up by DARKTHRONE guitarist/vocalist Nocturno Culto. "Horrorhammer" (view cover here) track listing: 01. ...

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DRAWN AND QUARTERED Completes Work On Fifth Album

Northwest death metal legends DRAWN AND QUARTERED have completed their fifth album, "Merciless Hammer of Lucifer", due in June via Moribund Records. Commented guitarist/songwriter Kelly Kuciemba: "The album was recorded at the Autopsy Room with Jesse O' Donnell and mastered by Kevin Nettlingham. The CD will contain three videos, including the recently-made video for the ...

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TWISTED SISTER In Talks To Record 'A Twisted Christmas, Too'

As an epilogue to his 2006 Bananiversary Celebration, rock 'n' roll comic C.C. Banana has interviewed all five members of TWISTED SISTER. In the last of this series of holiday-themed interviews, C.C. Banana speaks with TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider about their current album "A Twisted Christmas", the possible future of the band and a ...

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CEREMONIUM Resurrected; Bandmembers Needed

Guitarist Thomas Pioli (INCANTATION, HEMLOCK, OBLITERATION) has issued the following update: "I have decided to reform CEREMONIUM along with original vocalist Oscar Matter, ideally to record another studio album, and then observe the way things take shape to possibly return to the world stage. "The group have already recorded two full-length albums, a demo, 7" ...

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ABSCESS To Release Long-Awaited New Album In March

ABSCESS, the California-based band consisting of Chris Reifert (drums/vocals; ex-DEATH/AUTOPSY), Clint Bower (guitar/vocals; ex-HEXX), Danny Coralles (guitar; ex-AUTOPSY), and Joe Allen (bass; ex-VON), will release its long-awaited seventh full-length album, "Horrorhammer", in March via Tyrant Syndicate Productions, the label headed up by DARKTHRONE guitarist/vocalist Nocturno Culto. "Horrorhammer" track listing: 01. Drink The Filth 02. New ...

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BLACK SABBATH In The U.K.'s SUN Tabloid

In an almost unprecedented move for a tabloid newspaper, the Sun — the world's biggest-selling English-language newspaper, with over eight million readers a day — has acknowledged the world of heavy metal by reviewing a BLACK SABBATH biography in glowing terms. "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath", the new SABBATH biography by Joel McIver — a writer for ...

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IMPETIGO's STEVO Launches CONVULSIONS Project

After a nearly 12-year hiatus from the metal underground, Stevo (IMPETIGO) has announced the formation of his newest project, CONVULSIONS. What can you expect from this outfit? Think of the big three… MASTER, AUTOPSY, and REPULSION…sprinkle in some MANTAS, MASSACRE, SLAUGHTER, MACABRE, and CELTIC FROST, and you've got a pretty good idea. The band aspires ...

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DROWNING POOL Begins Recording New Album

Dallas, Texas-based metal band DROWNING POOL is rumored to have signed a new deal with Sanctuary Records. However, this has yet to be officially confirmed by either the band or the label. DROWNING POOL has issued the following update on its current activities: "As a lot of you may already know, DROWNING POOL is in ...

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DROWNING POOL: New Song Posted Online

A brand-new DROWNING POOL track, entitled "No More", has been posted online on the band's MySpace page. The song is included on the "Saw III" soundtrack, which is scheduled for release tomorrow (Tuesday, Oct. 24) via Warcon Enterprises. "No More" is the first DROWNING POOL track to be officially released featuring the band's ...

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Stinking Up the Night - DEATH BREATH

Hats off to Relapse for another stellar year of quality extreme music releases. After blockbusters by MISERY INDEX, SKINLESS, SUFFOCATION, and FACEDOWNINSHIT, to name just a few, October 17th marks the release of an old school death metal monster called "Stinking Up the Night" by a Nicke Andersson (HELLACOPTERS, ex-ENTOMBED/NIHILIST) brainchild called DEATH BREATH. When ...

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MACHETAZO, TOTAL F*CKING DESTRUCTION Featured On Slimewave 7" Series

Slimewave is a Relapse series of six limited-edition split 7" releases from twelve of the sickest and most extreme bands in the metal/grind underground. The first edition features all-new material from MACHETAZO and TOTAL FUCKING DESTRUCTION (featuring a member of BRUTAL TRUTH) and is available now. Each edition is hand numbered to 1,000 copies and ...

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DROWNING POOL Frontman: 'To Hell With The Stateside News Networks'

The USO, in partnership with Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE), recently sent rock/metal band DROWNING POOL to perform shows for service members stationed in the Persian Gulf and Germany. It was the second USO tour for the group, which performed for troops in Kuwait in October 2005. The band also met troops, signed autographs and posed ...

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DEICIDE Guitarist Answers Fans' Questions

DEICIDE guitarist Jack Owen has been answering fan questions for last few weeks via the Earache Records forum. A couple of excerpts follow: Q: Ralph [Santolla, other DEICIDE guitarist] was quoted on a website after one of DEICIDE's gigs was cancelled due to artwork on a poster saying that he was a strong Catholic. Being ...

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DROWNING POOL Prepare To Head Into The Studio

Dallas, Texas-based band DROWNING POOL has posted the following message on its official web site: "Well, our tour is over, and god was it amazing. We got an unreal response from the crowds. Thanks to everyone who came out and partied with us. We will see you again soon. "So what's next for DROWNING POOL? ...

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THE HAUNTED Complete New Album; Post Studio and Video Report

Swedish thrash titans THE HAUNTED have just completed the recording process for the highly anticipated follow-up to 2004's critically acclaimed "rEVOLVEr" album. The new effort was recorded in Denmark at Antfarm Studios with renowned producer Tue Madsen (HIMSA, KATAKLYSM) and it looks to be their most accomplished work to date. The group spent months working ...

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