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POTENTIAL THREAT SF: 'Destroy And Dominate' Video Released

"Destroy And Dominate", the new video from Bay Area thrash metallers POTENTIAL THREAT SF, can be seen below. The clip was directed and edited by Mike Sloat and was filmed at Soundwave Studios in Oakland, California. "Destroy And Dominate" is taken from POTENTIAL THREAT SF's latest album, "Civilization Under Threat", which was released in June ...

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AKANI Featuring AT THE GATES, MERAUDER, ENTOMBED, Ex-SOILWORK Members: Another Song Available

"Slither", a brand new song from AKANI, the band featuring guitarist Anders Björler (AT THE GATES, THE HAUNTED), vocalist Jorge Rosado (MERAUDER), guitarist Daniel Antonsson (SOILWORK, DARK TRANQUILLITY), bassist Victor Brandt (ENTOMBED, SATYRICON) and drummer Anders Lowren (DEAD REPRISE), can be streamed using the Bandcamp widget below. The track is taken from AKANI's four-song seven-inch ...

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AT THE GATES, MERAUDER, ENTOMBED, Ex-SOILWORK Members Join Forces In AKANI

AKANI, the new band featuring guitarist Anders Björler (AT THE GATES, THE HAUNTED), vocalist Jorge Rosado (MERAUDER), guitarist Daniel Antonsson (SOILWORK, DARK TRANQUILLITY), bassist Victor Brandt (ENTOMBED, SATYRICON) and drummer Anders Lowren (DEAD REPRISE), will release a four-song seven-inch single entitled "Santa Muerte" in May through Demons Run Amok Records (SUBZERO, CRO-MAGS). The effort was ...

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NEGATIVE SKY Signs With ROCKARMY RECORDS

New Jersey-based metalcore band NEGATIVE SKY has signed with RockArmy Records for the worldwide release of its new five-song EP, "Death Of The Sun". Formed in 2009, NEGATIVE SKY — vocalist Dan Caputo, guitarist J.J. Sammataro, bassist George Pond, and drummer Tom Fitzgibbon — has become a fierce presence in New Jersey's thriving heavy music ...

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Video Premiere: VEHEMENT SERENADE's 'Refuse The Lie'

"Refuse The Lie", the new video from VEHEMENT SERENADE, can be seen below. The clip is set to the backdrop of structural waste lands in the ruins of Detroit — a city once heralded as "the new Paris" and the model of the American working middle class. The band's choice for this location is no ...

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Freedoms Reign - FREEDOMS REIGN

Early-years FATES WARNING guitarist Victor Arduini spearheads his new group, FREEDOMS REIGN and as one might expect, there's a fair share of early-to-mid-Eighties L.A. power metal action going on in his camp. However, there's much more than that. In fact, the self-titled debut of Arduini's project takes a walk through the years of heavy music, ...

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DEATH RAY VISION: 'Break Every Chain' Lyric Video Available

The official lyric video for the 31-second song "Break Every Chain" from DEATH RAY VISION — the project featuring SHADOWS FALL frontman Brian Fair, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE bassist Mike D'Antonio and former OVERCAST/SEEMLESS guitarist Pete Cortese — can be seen below. The track comes off DEATH RAY VISION's debut album, "We Ain't Leavin' Till You're Bleedin'", ...

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RINGWORM To Release Three-Song 10-Inch Vinyl Single

Cleveland, Ohio metal/hardcore veterans RINGWORM recently entered Spider Studios in their hometown with producer Ben Schigel (CHIMAIRA, WALLS OF JERICHO) to begin recording their new album for a late 2013 release via Relapse Records. In a new Facebook post, RINGWORM states: "[We] finished mixing two songs for our first official Relapse Records release. This will ...

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DEATH RAY VISION: Debut Album Details Revealed

DEATH RAY VISION, the project featuring SHADOWS FALL frontman Brian Fair, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE bassist Mike D'Antonio and former OVERCAST/SEEMLESS guitarist Pete Cortese, will release its debut 12-song album, "We Ain't Leavin' Till You're Bleedin'", on September 10 via Bullet Tooth. These veterans of the Boston metal scene play a raw brand of metallic hardcore that ...

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MY DYING BRIDE: 'The Manuscript' Audio Samples Available

U.K. doom metal veterans MY DYING BRIDE will release a new EP, "The Manuscript", on May 13 via Peaceville Records on CD and vinyl. Check out audio samples in the YouTube clip below. "The Manuscript" contains four new and exclusive songs; a dark voyage spanning over 27 minutes of supreme doom in the unmistakable MY ...

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RINGWORM Begins Recording New Album

Cleveland, Ohio metal/hardcore veterans RINGWORM have entered Spider Studios in their hometown with producer Ben Schigel (CHIMAIRA, WALLS OF JERICHO) to begin recording their new album for a late 2013 release via Relapse Records. Formed in 1990, RINGWORM has previously released six full-length albums on labels Deathwish, A389 and Victory Records in addition to playing ...

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POTENTIAL THREAT SF To Release 'Civilization Under Threat' In June

"Civilization Under Threat" from Bay Area thrash metallers POTENTIAL THREAT SF will be released on June 18 via Old School Metal Records. The album gives a nod to the old school by combining aggressive, commanding vocals with dual guitars and a thundering bottom end. Engineered and mastered by Juan Urteaga (MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT, HEATHEN) at ...

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MY DYING BRIDE To Release 'The Manuscript' In May

U.K. doom metal veterans MY DYING BRIDE will release a new EP, "The Manuscript", on May 13 via Peaceville Records on CD and vinyl. "The Manuscript" contains four new and exclusive songs; a dark voyage spanning over 27 minutes of supreme doom in the unmistakable MY DYING BRIDE style of heaviness mixed with dark tales ...

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DEATH RAY VISION: 'Get Lost Or Get Dead' EP To Be Re-Released

DEATH RAY VISION, the project featuring SHADOWS FALL frontman Brian Fair, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE bassist Mike D'Antonio and former OVERCAST/SEEMLESS guitarist Pete Cortese, will re-release its debut five-song EP, "Get Lost Or Get Dead", on May 14 via Bullet Tooth (the label run by Trustkill Records founder Josh Grabelle) in seven-inch vinyl, digipack CD, and digital ...

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RINGWORM Signs With RELAPSE RECORDS

Relapse Records has announced the signing of Cleveland, Ohio metal/hardcore veterans RINGWORM. The band will enter the studio in April to record its new album for a late 2013 release. Formed in 1990, RINGWORM has previously released six full-length albums on labels Deathwish, A389 and Victory Records in addition to playing countless shows with the ...

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HATEBREED: New Video Interview With JAMEY JASTA

EMP Rock Invasion recently conducted an interview with vocalist Jamey Jasta of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED. You can now watch the chat below. HATEBREED's new album, "The Divinity Of Purpose", sold 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 20 on The Billboard 200 chart. The ...

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HATEBREED: New Video Interview With MATT BYRNE

RichardThinks.Org conducted an interview with drummer Matt Byrne of Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED on February 14 at Empire in Springfield, Virginia. You can now watch the chat below. HATEBREED's new album, "The Divinity Of Purpose", sold 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 20 on ...

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PROVIDENCE Signs With EULOGY RECORDINGS

Eulogy Recordings has announced the signing of the French hardcore band PROVIDENCE. Formed in 2005, PROVIDENCE comes from the depths of filthy Paris and plays dark and brutal hardcore, full of crushing breakdowns. Since its inception, the band sought to innovate rather than imitate, intending to create a combination of social/political awareness and aggression. Feeling ...

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CRO-MAGS Frontman Interviewed In Los Angeles (Video)

PunkWorldViews.com conducted an interview with CRO-MAGS frontman John Joseph when the band performed at the Key Club in Hollywood, California last weekend. You can now watch the chat below. The current lineup of CRO-MAGS features Joseph on vocals, Craig Setari (SICK OF IT ALL) on bass, A.J. Novello (LEEWAY) on guitar and Mackie Jayson on ...

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HATEBREED: More 'The Divinity Of Purpose' Chart Positions Revealed

"The Divinity Of Purpose", the new album from Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED, has registered the following chart positions around the world: Austria: #28 Australia: #144 Belgium: #75 (first week), #56 (second week) Belgium Flanders: #56 (first week), #38 (second week) Belgium Wallonia: #105 (first week), #92 (second week) Canada: #20 Germany: #25 Finland: #43 Switzerland: ...

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HATEBREED's 'The Divinity Of Purpose' Cracks U.S. Top 20

"The Divinity Of Purpose", the new album from Connecticut hardcore/metal masters HATEBREED, sold 17,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 20 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous, self-titled CD opened with 15,000 units back in 2009 to enter the chart at No. 37. ...

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