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CRIMSON FALLS To Release New CD Next Month

Belgium's CRIMSON FALLS will release its new album, "The True Face of Human Nature", on December 1 via Shiver Records. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered at CCR studio (ABORTED, IN-QUEST, BETZEFER, LIAR) and features "45 minutes of modern and hard-hitting deathMETALcore," according to a press release. The album's title cut is available for ...

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ADYTUM Hard At Work On Debut Album

Newmarket, ON-based progressive death/black metal quartet ADYTUM will release its full-length debut, "Echoes of Refuge on Northern Storm", in early 2007 via Northern Storm Records. Commented the band: "For the CD, we are working with our good friend and producer David Clipperton, who has owned Wire Frame Productions for the past eight years. He has ...

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NEURAXIS Announces New Guitarist

Montreal-based NEURAXIS has announced the addition of guitarist Will Seghers as a permanent member. Guitarist Rob Milley comments: "After completing our U.S./Canadian tours as live guitarist, Will proved to be the right choice for us. Musically, he is a very good guitar player. Personally, we get along well and he's easy to work with. I'm ...

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INNER SURGE: 'Matrika' CD Reissued

Canadian metal/hardcore band INNER SURGE's 2004 album "Matrika" has been re-issued by Cyclone Records through online retailers and is now available on Napster and Sony Connect. Rated in the Top 10 of 2004 by Punkcanada.net and a 10/10 by Space Junkies magazine, the album was well received by music critics. Along with re-releasing "Matrika", INNER ...

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PESSIMIST Officially Laid To Rest

PESSIMIST guitarist Kelly McLauchlin (DIABOLIC) has released the following statement: "As most of you folks already know, I have recently joined the newly reformed DIABOLIC, along with founding DIABOLIC member and former UNHOLY GHOST bandmate Aantar Coates. "After parting ways with UNHOLY GHOST in March 2005 'to once again pursue PESSIMIST and other musical interests,' ...

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OPPOSITE SIDES Hard At Work On Debut Album

Fusion death metal project OPPOSITE SIDES, featuring Italian session drummer Diego "Grom" Meraviglia (ANCIENT, HORTUS ANIMAE, DOOMSWORD, HATE PROFILE), has finished recording the drums and guitars for its debut album, "Soul Mechanics" (formerly "Chaotic Order"), at Fear studios in Ravenna, Italy. "The result is brilliant: a really devastating wall of sound," the group writes on ...

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MARTYR Signs To GALY RECORDS For New Album And Reissues

Galy Records has announced the release of MARTYR's highly anticipated third studio album, "Feeding the Abscess". The new CD was recorded and mixed by Pierre Rémillard (ANVIL, GORGUTS, CRYPTOPSY, KRISIUN) and will be mastered by Alan Douches. A release date is set for October 31. Demo tracks and other unreleased tracks can be heard (not ...

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DEFEATED SANITY Completes Work On New Album

German death metallers DEFEATED SANITY have completed work on their second full-length album, "Psalms of the Moribund", tentativey due this fall via Grindethic Records. The album was engineered by Jörg Uken at Soundlodge Studios (DESPONDENCY, OBSCENITY, RESECTION, GOD DETHRONED) in Rhauderfehn, Germany. The new material is said to incorporate more oppressively brutal elements with the ...

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ULCERATE: Debut Album Samples Available

Two songs from ULCERATE's upcoming debut album, "Of Fracture and Failure", have been posted online at the Neurotic Records web site. Check out the tracks "Becoming the Lycanthrope" and "Martyr of the Soil" at this location. The New Zealand-based technical death metal band's debut album, "Of Fracture and Failure" was recorded and mixed ...

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SENATE: New Audio Sample Posted Online

Canadian metallers SENATE have posted a teaser of the new song "Draconis" at www.myspace.com/senatemetal. The track comes off the band's upcoming debut album, "The Great Northern Scenekill", tentatively due in early 2007. "The Great Northern Scenekill" is being recorded at Silo Studios in Hamilton, Ontario with producer Julius "Juice" Butty (ALEXISONFIRE, PROTEST THE ...

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A Higher Form of Killing - INTRUDER

Nashville, Tennessee was never known as a hotbed of metal insanity. In fact, when a thrash band came from the country music capitol of the world in the mid-1980s, their hometown was the most novel thing about them. "The band that turned Nashville into thrashville!" read the magazine ads for INTRUDER, and while they didn't ...

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In the Name of the Father, the Son - WARTORN

So what is the most important tidbit of information that you need to make an informed purchase decision with regard to WARTORN's debut full-length? It's really quite simple. "In the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy War" is meat-and-potatoes crust punk with an in-your-face musical and lyrical attitude. In keeping with CRIMES ...

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SENATE Tap THREAT SIGNAL Bassist For Debut Album

Canadian metallers SENATE have announced that Marco Bressette from Nuclear Blast recording artists THREAT SIGNAL will be playing bass on their upcoming album. "Marco is a very talented musician and has become a good friend to the band, and his presence will further raise the bar for the record," the group write in a press ...

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SENATE Tap MARTYR Drummer For Debut CD

Canadian metallers SENATE have tapped MARTYR drummer Patrice Hamelin to play on their upcoming debut album, tentatively due later in the year. The CD will be recorded in June at Silo Studios in Hamilton, Ontario with producer Julius "Juice" Butty (ALEXISONFIRE, PROTEST THE HERO) and will contain the following nine tracks: 01. War Without End, ...

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REDEMPTION: New Album Details Revealed

REDEMPTION's primary songwriter and guitarist/keyboardist Nicolas van Dyk has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "We have finished the writing for our new CD, 'The Origins of Ruin', and we have scheduled studio time in March and April to record the CD with a hopeful release in September. "We are once ...

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WORMS INSIDE Part Ways With Drummer, Announce Replacement

WORMS INSIDE (formerly WORMS INSIDE YOU), the new band featuring guitarist Tom Tangalos (ex-GORGASM) vocalist James Eads (RELLIK) and bassist Jeremy Barger (TORN BETWEEN), have parted ways with drummer Derek Hoffman (ex-GORGASM). Replacing him in the group is former MARTYR drummer Max Colunga. "We are gonna go back into the studio probably later this year ...

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MASTER Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

MASTER have been confirmed this year's installment of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 14-15 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. Meanwhile, KORPIKLAANI were forced to cancel their appearance at the event, reportedly due to an exclusivity clause in connection with their performance at this year's Wacken Open Air festival. The festival billing is ...

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PRAYING MANTIS, HOLY MOSES Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

PRAYING MANTIS and HOLY MOSES are the latest confirmed acts for this year's installment of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 14-15 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BLITZKRIEG CANDLEMASS GIRLSCHOOL GOATHORN ICARUS WITCH IVORY TOWER MARTYR METAL INQUISITOR MILES BEYOND OCTOBER 31 ...

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