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MACHINE HEAD Putting Finishing Touches On 'Bonus' Song

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn is scheduled to complete his vocals for an as-yet-untitled new song at Sonic Ranch studios in Tornillo, Texas this week, to be used as a bonus track/b-side in connection with the group's much-anticipated sixth studio album, "The Blackening". The music and most of the vocals for the song were reportedly ...

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NAPALM DEATH Members Guest On New LAST HOPE Album

NAPALM DEATH members Mark "Barney" Greenway (vocals) and Mitch Harris (guitar) laid down backing vocals for the song "Overcome" off the forthcoming album from Bulgaria's hardcore leaders LAST HOPE last Saturday (January 27) at Stain Studio in Sofia, Bulgaria. Right after the recordings were finished, the tapes were shipped off to Alex Azzali in Italy ...

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MACHINE HEAD: 'The Blackening' Artwork Revealed

The cover artwork for MACHINE HEAD's upcoming sixth studio album, "The Blackening", has been posted online at this location. The artwork was created by longtime MACHINE HEAD artist Paul Brown (MARILYN MANSON). Regarding the cover image, MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn previously told The Gauntlet, "It's a metal carving from the 1500s. Back ...

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MACHINE HEAD Frontman To Guest On BBC RADIO 1's 'Rock Show'

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn will be the featured guest on next week's (January 15/16) installment of BBC Radio 1's "Rock Show". The program, which is hosted by Daniel P. Carter, airs Monday nights/Tuesday mornings between 12:00 midnight and 2:00 a.m. local U.K. time (7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. EST). You can listen to the ...

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MACHINE HEAD Drummer 'Looking Forward To Getting Back On The Road'

MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Looking forward to getting back on the road [with LAMB OF GOD, TRIVIUM and GOJIRA] and unleashing the new album on everyone! Everything is finally coming together. Artwork and CD booklet getting finalized, mastering is complete and preparations for ...

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ZONARIA Finishes Recording Debut Album

Swedish melodic death metal band ZONARIA has finished tracking the songs for its upcoming, as-yet-untitled debut. A new studio video can be found at the band's MySpace page. Commented the band: "We had a blast recording with Per (Nilsson, SCAR SYMMETRY) in Kabyss studios. The tracks have really grown since we first did ...

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BEHEMOTH Begins Recording New Album

Polish extreme metal titans BEHEMOTH entered the studio this week (December 11) to begin tracking their much-anticipated new album, "The Apostasy" (thesaurus definition of the word: the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause [often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes]) which is currently set for a ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Leads National And Global Health Effort

The Epilepsy Foundation announced Friday (Nov. 10) that EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee has agreed to be the American Chair of the international "Out of the Shadows" campaign, a global effort to increase epilepsy awareness, raise additional funds for research, eliminate stigma, and end discrimination against those with the condition. The "Out of the Shadows" campaign ...

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MNEMIC Singer Fractures Kneecap; Band Vows To Continue Touring

Guillaume Bideau, singer of MNEMIC, recently fractured his kneecap during one of the shows, and has been rushed to the hospital for urgent treatment. Commented the band: "The three remaining shows on the 'Last Stab Tour' will continue in the name of heavy metal, so please don't be surprised if you see Guillaume sitting on ...

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SILVERCHAIR: 'A New Tomorrow' Book On The Way

Former Rolling Stone Editor Jeff Apter will soon release a new book on SILVERCHAIR called "A New Tomorrow", which is a rewrite of his previous tome on the band that was published three years ago. The following question-and-answer session with the author was posted on SILVERCHAIR's official web site: Q: What were your reasons for ...

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MACHINE HEAD: 'Burn My Eyes' Reissue Pushed Back To September 2007

Despite an announcement on the Roadrunner Records U.K. web site that the reissue of MACHINE HEAD's classic debut album, "Burn My Eyes", will surface in January, a Roadrunner representative has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that the "Burn My Eyes" re-release has actually been pushed back to September 2007 so as to not interfere with the release ...

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MACHINE HEAD: 'Burn My Eyes' To Be Reissued In January

Roadrunner Records has set a January 8, 2007 European release date for the reissue of MACHINE HEAD's classic debut album, "Burn My Eyes". The CD, which originally came out in 1994, will be packed with extra features, including a bonus CD of previously unreleased tracks and rarities. MACHINE HEAD is putting the finishing touches on ...

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Canada To Preserve RUSH's '2112' Album

JAM! Music reports that the prog-rock experiments of the band RUSH are among works that should be preserved for future generations, says a committee tasked with saving the best in Canadian television, radio, film and music. The band's 1976 album "2112", a unique blend of classic rock and synthesizers that made RUSH a ...

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MEGADETH Debuts Another New Song In Japan

MEGADETH debuted another new song, "Gears of War", during its headlining appearance in Nagoya, Japan Tuesday night (October 17). The group's complete setlist for the show was as follows: 01. Blackmail The Universe 02. Set The World Afire 03. Wake Up Dead 04. Skin O' My Teeth 05. Tornado Of Souls 06. Liar 07. In ...

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FLYLEAF Singer Recalls First Time Seeing KORN

Launch Radio Networks reports: FLYLEAF is jumping from one major tour to another, finishing up the Family Values trek with KORN last month and getting ready for DISTURBED's Music As A Weapon jaunt in November. Singer Lacey Mosley told Launch that her favorite moment from Family Values was seeing KORN for the first time. "They ...

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