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BLOOD TSUNAMI: New Song Posted Online

BLOOD TSUNAMI, the Oslo, Norway-based thrash metal band featuring drummer Bård G. Eithun (a.k.a. Faust; SCUM, ABORYM, ex-EMPEROR), has posted a new song, "Castle Of Skulls", on the group's MySpace page. The track comes off BLOOD TSUNAMI's sophomore album, "Grand Feast For Vultures", which is scheduled for release in Europe on April 27 ...

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NEBULA: 'The Dagger' Live Video Posted Online

Video footage of Los Angeles rockers NEBULA performing the song "The Dagger" in November 2008 in Europe can be viewed below. "Heavy Psych", the latest EP from NEBULA, was expanded to include six tracks and was released initially in the U.S. through the band's own Salt Of The Earth Music. The track listing for the ...

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KARMA TO BURN Is Back

Acclaimed West Virginia instrumental heavy rockers KARMA TO BURN have put their differences aside and reformed for a limited series of dates. KARMA TO BURN split in 2002 after bassist Rich Mullins left to join Texas aggro-rockers SPEEDEALER. Shows kick off April 16 at the Sound Factory in Charleston, WV with KARMA TO BURN as ...

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Peel Sessions - NEBULA

I've said it before and I'll say it again; when power trios fire on all cylinders, there is no impact more powerful than a bass/drums/guitar mix. Obviously, it requires tight playing, but that indefinable sixth sense that turns three individual musicians into an indistinguishable grouping that moves in unison is what makes the difference. It ...

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TESTAMENT Takes Top Honors In 2008 'Metal On Metal' Listener Poll

TESTAMENT's "The Formation Of Damnation" album took the No. 1 spot in WJCU's "Metal On Metal" annual listener Top 25 countdown show. The album beat out second-place finisher, METALLICA's "Death Magnetic", by a 36% margin on the recently broadcast program (see chart below). "The Top 25 countdown show has always been very popular with my ...

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DIE HARD: 'Evil Always Return' EP Available In U.S.

Uppsala, Sweden-based death thrash metallers DIE HARD have released their latest CD, "Evil Always Return", in the U.S. through upstart label Abyss Records. The six-track EP was released in Europe via S.M.P. Records. Formed in 2005, DIE HARD plays an aggressive old school style of death thrash, and features in in ranks Hakan Jonsson, drummer ...

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THE FREEZING FOG Signs With EYESOFSOUND RECORDS

Retro rockers THE FREEZING FOG have inked a deal with Eyesofsound Records. Formed in Manchester, United Kingdom during the early part of 2006, THE FREEZING FOG features members of the sorely missed BEECHER. While BEECHER was all about the cutting edge, THE FREEZING FOG is a retro heavy rock/metal band which effortlessly blends classic rock ...

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NEBULA: New Video Interview Available

Los Angeles rockers NEBULA were interviewed by Port Folio Weekly on August 20, 2008 in Virginia Beach. Watch the four-minute chat below. "Heavy Psych", the new EP from NEBULA, has now been expanded to include six tracks and was released initially in the U.S. through the band's own Salt Of The Earth Music. The track ...

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'An Irish Tribute To Thrash' Due In September

Two years in the making, "An Irish Tribute to Thrash", Ireland's first tribute to thrash, will be released on September 5. It will be made availagle as a limited-edition digipack and will also be released on vinyl. According to a press release, the collection features "a wide variety from the thrash and crossover years to ...

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NEBULA To Support MONSTER MAGNET In Europe

Los Angeles rockers NEBULA have scheduled the following European tour dates: Headlining: Oct. 09 - London, UK @ The Underworld Oct. 10 - Sheffield, UK @ Corporation Oct. 11 - Dublin, Ireland @ [to be announced] Oct. 12 - Belfast, N. Ireland @ [to be announced] Oct. 13 - Birmingham, UK @ [to be announced] ...

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NEBULA: 'Heavy Psych' EP Expanded

"Heavy Psych", the new EP from Los Angeles rockers NEBULA, has now been expanded to include six tracks and will be released initially in the U.S. through the band's own Salt Of The Earth Music. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Pulse 02. The Dagger 03. Aphrodite 04. Dream Submarine 05. ...

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DIVINE HERESY: South American/Mexican Dates Announced

California's DIVINE HERESY has scheduled the following dates in South America and Mexico during August: Aug. 15 - Buenos Aires, Argentina @ Teatro Flores Aug. 16 - Santiago, Chile @ Rockola Aug. 17 - Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Inferno Club Aug. 21 - Monterrey, Mexico @ Cafe Iguana Aug. 22 - Torreon Coahuila, Mexico @ ...

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NEBULA Completes Work On New EP

Los Angeles rockers NEBULA have completed work on a new five-song EP titled "Heavy Psych". The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Pulse 02. Aphrodite 03. The Dagger 04. In The Depths 05. The Other Side Check out audio samples on the group's MySpace page. NEBULA will play at Safari ...

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NEBULA: 'Nine Live' Digital-Only Live Album Now Available

Los Angeles rockers NEBULA have released a digital-only "bootleg" entitled "Nine Live" via Snocap. Recorded live at Spaceland, Los Angeles by Chris Swanson (a.k.a. Laughing Boy), "Nine Live" features the following nine songs: 01. Full Throttle/Do It Now 02. Sonic Titan 03. Giant/Clearlight 04. Let It Burn 05. Freedom 06. Rocket 07. Long Day 08. ...

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NEBULA: 'BBC Sessions' To Be Released In June

Los Angeles rockers NEBULA will release a CD containing their performance on the November 2003 edition of BBC Radio 1's "Rock Show with Daniel P. Carter" in June via Sweet Nothing/Cargo in Europe. A U.S. release date has yet to be announced. Tracks expected to appear on the effort include "Strange Human", "Good Morning Lil ...

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NEBULA: New Demo Song Posted Online

A new NEBULA demo track, entitled "The Dagger", is available for streaming on the group's MySpace page. The song is one of ten tracks that the California rockers recorded at The Pass studios in Los Angeles. NEBULA recently posted a video for the song "Loose Cannon" on YouTube. Watch the clip below. NEBULA ...

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NEBULA Recording New Demos

Los Angeles rockers NEBULA have issued the following update: "NEBULA spent a long day in the studio Monday recording demos. A total of ten new songs were recorded. We would like to thank Zeph, Ian, Kiki and Jordan at The Pass in Los Angeles, CA for all their hard work, and to Karen for making ...

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NEBULA: 'Loose Cannon' Video Posted Online

Los Angeles rockers NEBULA have posted a video for the song "Loose Cannon" on YouTube. Watch the clip below. NEBULA earlier in the year announced the addition of drummer Rob Oswald (KARMA TO BURN, MONDO GENERATOR) to the group's ranks. NEBULA's latest album, "Apollo", was released in 2006 via Liquor and Poker. The CD was ...

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FLOODSTAIN: 'Dreams Make Monsters' CD Now Available

Dutch stoner rock band FLOODSTAIN has released a brand new album, entitled "Dreams Make Monsters", via BadMoodMan Music. According to a press release, the CD "is a must for the fans of heavy and catchy rock. If you like QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, FLOODGATE, NEBULA. FU MANCHU, ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY, you will ...

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NEBULA Prepares To Record New Material

Los Angeles rockers NEBULA have issued the following update: "We are back and well-rested from a long and successful tour. Thank you to everyone who came out to the shows and made them a lot of fun and to our good friends BONK and LES BREASTFEEDERS. "Sometime in the coming weeks we shall be hitting ...

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…And Back to Earth Again... - Various Artists

I cannot think of any circumstance in which I would have guessed that I'd be giving a compilation album a perfect score. There are some great collections out there, but one always seems to find a reason, no matter how small, to take the rating down at least a notch. Then again, I never thought ...

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NEBULA: Concert Footage From European Tour Available

Los Angeles rockers NEBULA have posted two performance clips that were shot on their recent tour of Europe. Watch the footage below. NEBULA will team up with Canada's LES BREASTFEEDERS and Norway's BONK for the North American "Rock De National" tour beginning on September 28 in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. NEBULA recently announced the addition ...

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NEBULA: North American Tour Dates Announced

Los Angeles rockers NEBULA will team up with Canada's LES BREASTFEEDERS and Norway's BONK for the North American "Rock De National" tour beginning on September 28 in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 28 - Whistler, BC @ Garfinkles Sep. 29 - Vancouver, BC @ Cobalt Sep. 30 - Calgary, AB ...

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NEBULA Announces New Drummer, European Tour Dates

Los Angeles rockers NEBULA have announced the addition of drummer Rob Oswald (KARMA TO BURN, MONDO GENERATOR) to the groups ranks. NEBULA will embark on a European tour beginning at the end of the month. Confirmed dates are as follows: June 28 - Madrid, Spain - El Sol June 29 - Bilbao, Spain - BBK ...

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SLOWTORCH Prepares To Release Full-Length Debut

Italian metallers SLOWTORCH will release their full-length debut, "Adding Fuel to Fire", later in the year via Blindness Records. The CD was recorded and mixed by BeatEatBeat and produced by BeatEatBeat and SLOWTORCH. The cover art was designed by the U.K. artist Godmachine. "Adding Fuel to Fire" track listing: 01. Another One Down 02. Dirt ...

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CHEMICAL VOMIT Announces New Bassist, Guitarist

Birmingham, England-based grindcore band CHEMICAL VOMIT has announced the addition of former bassist Aaron Thrasher and guitarist Naff Dawg to the group's ranks. CHEMICAL VOMIT's current lineup is as follows: Jason Vomit (INFANT BILE, ex-VOMIT) - Vocals Steven Pork (ex-ROTTING KORPSE) - Guitar / Vocals Aaron Thrasher (NEBULA RISING) - Bass Naff Dawg - Guitar ...

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FU MANCHU: New Album To Receive European Release Via CENTURY MEDIA

After nine albums, countless world tours and more than a dozen years of leading their scene, FU MANCHU — perhaps the definitive Southern California hard rock band of the last decade — have signed a worldwide recording agreement with The Century Family. Their tenth, as-yet-untitled album will surface in early 2007 on Century Media Records ...

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