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FEAR MY THOUGHTS: New Song Posted Online

German melodic thrash powerhouse FEAR MY THOUGHTS have uploaded a new song, entitled "Blankness", at their MySpace page. The track comes off the group's new album, "Vulcanus", die in Europe on January 15, 2007 via Century Media. Helmed by acclaimed Danish producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, COMMUNIC, MAROON, HATESPHERE, MERCENARY), "Vulcanus" contains 12 new ...

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BORN FROM PAIN To Embark On European Headling Tour

Dutch metallic hardcore heroes BORN FROM PAIN have just confirmed a headline tour throughout Europe for February - March 2007. Support on the tour will come from FIRST BLOOD, BLOODLINED CALLIGRAPHY and THE SETUP. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. BORN FROM PAIN's third album, "War", has just been released through Metal Blade ...

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Producer TUE MADSEN Comments On DANISH METAL AWARDS

Acclaimed Danish producer Tue Madsen (HALFORD, RAUNCHY, THE HAUNTED, POISONBLACK, KATAKLYSM) has posted the following message on his web site: "So great things happened yesterday. The Danish Metal Awards show happened and RAUNCHY's 'Death Pop Romance' album won for best production, which of course was mixed by yours truly and produced by Jacob Hansen. Also ...

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QUO VADIS: Canadian Dates Announced

Canadian technical metallers QUO VADIS have announced three shows in Ontario in December. The dates are as follows: Dec. 28 - The Underground - Hamilton, ONT Dec. 29 - Embassy - London, ONT Dec. 30 - Metal Bar - Toronto, ONT In other news, the band has issued the following update: "Bart [Frydrychowicz, vocals/guitar] has ...

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FEAR MY THOUGHTS: 'Vulcanus' Details Revealed

German melodic thrash powerhouse FEAR MY THOUGHTS will release its new album, "Vulcanus", in Europe on January 15, 2007 via Century Media. Helmed by acclaimed Danish producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, COMMUNIC, MAROON, HATESPHERE, MERCENARY), "Vulcanus" contains 12 new tracks covering a wide variety of styles, incorporating influences from death and thrash metal to Seventies hard ...

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KATAKLYSM: New Quebec Date Announced

After selling out the two back-to-back November shows in Rouyn-Noranda and in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada last weekend, KATAKLYSM has now added a show in Hull, Quebec in the Gatineau and Ottawa region for December 17. KATAKLYSM remaining dates for 2006: Dec. 01 - Saint-John, NB @ Elwoods Dec. 02 - Halifax, NS @ Stage Nine ...

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KATAKLYSM: 'In The Arms Of Devastation' To Be Reissued

Nuclear Blast Records will re-release KATAKLYSM's latest album, "In the Arms of Devastation", in North America to coincide with the extensive U.S. touring plans the band has going for 2007. The album is to be reissued in January 2007 with new packaging and will contain the "The End of Serenity: Live in Strassbourg" DVD, which ...

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SPOCK'S BEARD Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

SPOCK'S BEARD has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 25-27, 2007 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH AXEL RUDI PELL BULLET CATARACT DARK FUNERAL GRAVE DIGGER HARDCORE SUPERSTAR HEAVEN SHALL BURN KATAKLYSM KORPIKLAANI MAROON METAL ...

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ANONYMUS Signs With GALY RECORDS

Galy Records has announced the signing of ANONYMUS. The group's new album, "Chapter Chaos Begins", was produced by Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MISERY INDEX) and mastered by Peter In de Betou (MESHUGGAH, DIMMU BORGIR). The CD, which reportedly contains "ten songs of pure and ferocious thrash metal," is scheduled for release in Canada on October 24, ...

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CATARACT Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

Swiss metalcore band CATARACT has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 25-27, 2007 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH AXEL RUDI PELL BULLET CATARACT DARK FUNERAL GRAVE DIGGER HARDCORE SUPERSTAR HEAVEN SHALL BURN KATAKLYSM KORPIKLAANI ...

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INFERNAL MAJESTY: New EP To Feature Guest Appearances By CANNIBAL CORPSE Members

Long-running Canadian thrashers INFERNAL MAJESTY will release a five-song EP, entitled "Demo'n God", on December 1. The EP will feature four demo versions of songs produced by JF Dagenais (KATAKLYSM), who is also producing the group's upcoming album, "Systematical Extermination", that is tenatively scheduled for a spring 2007 release. "Demo'n God" will feature a re-recorded ...

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

Swedish sleaze rockers HARDCORE SUPERSTAR have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 25-27, 2007 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH AXEL RUDI PELL BULLET DARK FUNERAL GRAVE DIGGER HARDCORE SUPERSTAR HEAVEN SHALL BURN KATAKLYSM KORPIKLAANI ...

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TURISAS Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

Finnish pagan folk metal band TURISAS has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 25-27, 2007 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order) AMON AMARTH AXEL RUDI PELL BULLET DARK FUNERAL GRAVE DIGGER HEAVEN SHALL BURN KATAKLYSM KORPIKLAANI MAROON ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

German guitarist AXEL RUDI PELL has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 25-27, 2007 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order) AMON AMARTH AXEL RUDI PELL BULLET DARK FUNERAL GRAVE DIGGER HEAVEN SHALL BURN KATAKLYSM KORPIKLAANI MAROON METAL ...

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KATAKLYSM Schedules First-Ever Dates In Eastern Canada

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have announced their first-ever dates in Eastern Canada. The details are as follows: Dec. 01 - Saint-John, NB. @ Elwoods Dec. 02 - Halifax, NS. @ Stage Nine As previously reported, KATAKLYSM will team up with NEAERA (Germany), FEAR MY THOUGHTS (Germany) and QUO VADIS (Canada) for the "Road to Devastation" ...

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KATAKLYSM Celebrates 15th Birthday

Vocalist Maurizio Iacono of the Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM has issued the following update: "I'm very proud to say that this month KATAKLYSM turns 15 years old. We dont feel old; the energy is still in full effect. Some more gray hairs coming. but hey, that's life. It hasn't been easy for us along the ...

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PSYCROPTIC: 'Epoch Of The Gods' Video Posted Online

Dutch label Neurotic Records, which recently created a YouTube channel to broadcast video clips from all their artists, have added PSYCROPTIC's video for the song "Epoch of the Gods". The clip, which was filmed by Lowlife Media at the Paris show of the "No Mercy" tour (where PSYCROPTIC supported CANNIBAL CORPSE, KATAKLYSM, LEGION OF THE ...

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3 MILE SCREAM Signs With CORPORATE PUNISHMENT RECORDS

Corporate Punishment Records has announced the signing of one of Canada's most brutal new exports, Montreal's 3 MILE SCREAM. Their debut CD, "A Prelude to Our Demise", is set to hit stores November 21. If you haven't heard 3 MILE SCREAM, you're missing out because this band has many of their more famous counterparts talking. ...

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KATAKLYSM To Headline Denmark's AALBORG METAL FESTIVAL

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have been confirmed as the headliners of the Aalborg Metal Festival on October 7 in Aalborg, Denmark. This will mark KATAKLYSM's first show in Denmark since 1995. KATAKLYSM have also confirmed two more headlining shows in the Quebec region of Canada. KATAKLYSM last shows of the year: Oct. 07 - Aalborg, ...

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FEAR MY THOUGHTS Checks In From Recording Studio

German modern melodic death upstarts FEAR MY THOUGHTS are recording their fifth album, entitled "Vulcanus", at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark for an early 2007 release through Century Media Records. A video clip of the band working in the studio can be viewed at this location (Quicktime required). Commented the group: "We're still ...

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THE HAUNTED To Release 'The Dead Eye' On Halloween

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have set an October 31 North American release date through Century Media Records for their new album, "The Dead Eye" (one day earlier internationally). The highly anticipated follow-up to 2004's critically acclaimed "rEVOLVEr" album was recorded in Denmark at Antfarm Studios with renowned producer Tue Madsen (HIMSA, KATAKLYSM) and is said ...

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