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DYING FETUS: Films New Video, Unveils Media Player

DYING FETUS recently shot the first music video, for the track "Homicidal Retribution", from their upcoming album "War of Attrition". The video was lensed by director Frankie Nasso (MUDVAYNE, HATEBREED, ALL THAT REMAINS) and producer Kim Resteghini for Raging Nation Films (TRIVIUM, SHADOWS FALL, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, UNEARTH) at Philadelphia's historic Eastern State Penitentiary. ...

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Vulcanus - FEAR MY THOUGHTS

Germany's FEAR MY THOUGHTS has been honing their musical form on each release, making the term "progression" a most fitting description for what has occurred on the basically traditional thrash of "The Great Collapse" to the more varied work (keys, melodic development) of "Hell Sweet Hell", both released on Lifeforce. Century Media recognized the potential ...

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FORCE OF EVIL Splits With ESCAPI MUSIC

FORCE OF EVIL, the Danish band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (ex-IRONFIRE), has issued the following update: "It's been a very very long time since last update from the FORCE OF EVIL camp here. Basically ...

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LORDI To Peform On Belgian TV

According to Belgovision.com, Finnish "monster metallers" LORDI are one of the scheduled performers at a huge musical television show that will be broadcast on Saturday, March 24 from the Esplanade of the Atomium in Belgium. The three-hour program, which will air on Belgium's Flemish and French channels VRT and RTBF, will feature thirty ...

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DAWN OF DEMISE: Debut Album Samples Available

DAWN OF DEMISE, self-described as "one of Denmark's most brutal bands," has posted two new tracks on its MySpace page. The songs "Degrading the Worthless" and "Malice – Kill to Conform" come off the group's debut album, "Hate Takes Its Form", which was mixed and mastered by Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, VOLBEAT, MERCENARY, MNEMIC) ...

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TIGERTAILZ Launches 'School Band' Competition

Reunited U.K. rockers TIGERTAILZ have launched a competition to find a local "school band" to open their forthcoming show at Cardiff St David's Hall on Saturday, February 10, 2007. The competition is open to any students who attend a South Wales secondary school and play in a band. The 'TAILZ are keen to use this ...

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RAUNCHY, MERCENARY, VOLBEAT Among Winners At DANISH METAL AWARDS

The Danish Metal Awards 2006 were held last night (Saturday, November 18) at Amager Bio in Copenhagen, Denmark. The winners were as follows: Album of the Year: MERCENARY - "The Hours That Remain" Debut Album of the Year: SUBMISSION - "Failure To Perfection" International Album of the Year: SATYRICON - "Now, Diabolical" Track of the ...

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PEPSI TATE Of TIGERTAILZ To Play At WILDSIDE FESTIVAL

It has now been confirmed by the organizers of the Wildside Festival and TIGERTAILZ themselves that bassist Pepsi Tate — who was recently diagnosed with a severe stomach condition — will definitely play with the band at the inaugural Wildside Festival, set to take place tomorrow (Saturday, Nov. 18) at the Marcus Garvey Ballroom in ...

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SOLEFALD: New Music Posted Online

Norwegian musician Cornelius Jakhelln (SOLEFALD, STURMGEIST) has issued the following update: "It is a pleasure to write you on the eve of Borat's great movie film premiere — I for sure will not miss out on that one. I am now back in Berlin, where I try to recuperate after a long and sunny Norwegian ...

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MISERY INDEX Extends Headlining Tour

MISERY INDEX has announced several more weeks of U.S. tour dates, extending their current headlining tour in support of their acclaimed new album "Discordia". MISERY INDEX is currently making its way up the East Coast with support from labelmates FUCK THE FACTS and STRONG INTENTION on a Metal Maniacs-sponsored run set to conclude in late ...

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TIGERTAILZ Bassist Hospitalized; Temporary Replacement Announced

Reunited U.K. rockers TIGERTAILZ have updated their official web site with the following message: "After weeks of struggling with acute stomach pain Pepsi Tate [bass] was admitted into hospital earlier this week. Following a detailed medical examination, Pepsi has been diagnosed with a severe stomach condition that has lead to internal muscle seizure. Pepsi is ...

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CLONECIRCLE Debut Due Next Week

Midget Records has set a September 27 release date for the debut album from Danish metallers CLONECIRCLE, entitled "Superimposed". According to a press release, "The universe of CLONECIRCLE combines elements of cold industrial beats, gothic decay, structural synth and massive guitars into a powerful metal hybrid. The band focuses on the creation of moods fuelling ...

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KISS Special To Air On 'Radio Reality Check'

On Thursday, July 20, "Radio Reality Check" will air a special episode dedicated to the upcoming Kiss Army march in Cleveland, Ohio to help secure KISS' long overdue induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Special guests on the program will include Bob Kulick (performed and co-wrote material on KISS albums), Jan Kuehnemund ...

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TOOL To Support METALLICA In Korea

TOOL have been confirmed as direct support for METALLICA on August 15 at the Jamsil Olympic Main Stadium in Seoul, Korea. This concert will mark TOOL's first-ever Korean appearance and METALLICA's first show in the country since April 1998. More support bands will be announced soon. Tickets are available at this location. TOOL's ...

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TIGERTAILZ Name Dispute Resolved?

TIGERTAILZ — featuring Pepsi Tate, Jay Pepper, Kim Hooker and Matt Blakout — have on Thursday (June 22) received the U.K. Patent Office ruling on their opposition to the registration of the TIGERTAILZ name as a trademark made by Steevi Jaimz. Jaimz, a former vocalist with TIGERTAILZ, was replaced by Kim Hooker back in 1988. ...

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The Parallel Otherworld - EIDOLON

By now, most folks are aware of EIDOLON brothers Glen (guitar) and Shawn (drums) Drover's positions as members of MEGADETH, an event that raised their status from respected Canadian creators of melodic power/thrash metal to world stage musicians. Said event is not the only thing that has changed in the EIDOLON camp since "Apostles of ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: Cover Of SOUNDGARDEN's 'Jesus Christ Pose' Posted Online

New Jersey-bred maniacal metallers THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN have posted their cover of SOUNDGARDEN's classic "Jesus Christ Pose" on their official MySpace page. The track comes off the band's upcoming iTunes-exclusive digital download EP, "Plagiarism", due on June 13. Commented the band: "SOUNDGARDEN, man. I'm talking about glory days glass shattering Chris Cornell, ...

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