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KATAKLYSM Names Drummer OLI BEAUDOIN Permanent Member Of Band

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM have issued the following statement: "We are here today to announce that Oli Beaudoin will remain behind the throne as the drummer for KATAKLYSM on the next album and future tours. "Max [Duhamel] has informed that he cannot continue or return to the ranks at this time due to ...

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KATAKLYSM's MAURIZIO IACONO: Artist Profile Interview

A new interview with singer Mauricio Iacono of Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM in which he discusses how he got into metal and what his first concert experience was like can be seen below. KATAKLYSM will start their North American tour with European gore-grinders ABORTED this Thursday. Says Iacono: "It's been a little while ...

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ARCH ENEMY: 'War Eternal' Cover Artwork, Track Listing

"War Eternal", the ninth studio album from Swedish / American / Canadian metallers ARCH ENEMY, will be released in North America on June 10 via Century Media Records. "War Eternal" track listing: 01. Tempore Nihil Sanat (Prelude In F Minor) 02. Never Forgive, Never Forget 03. War Eternal 04. As The Pages Burn 05. No ...

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DREAM THEATER's 'Enigma Machine' Gets BALLET DEVIARE Treatment

The New York-based Ballet Deviare, led by dancer/choreographer Laura Kowalewski, created a routine to accompany DREAM THEATER's instrumental "Enigma Machine", from the band's latest, self-titled album. The clip was directed by Katia Spivakova and produced by Derec Dunn; the dancers are Michelle Joy, Lara Koffskey and Shannon Maynor. Says choreographer Laura Kowalewski, who's previously worked ...

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Former NEVERMORE Guitarist JEFF LOOMIS Discusses Redesigned JL-7 Signature Guitar At MUSIKMESSE (Video)

Session conducted an interview with former NEVERMORE and current CONQUERING DYSTOPIA guitarist Jeff Loomis at this year's Musikmesse fair, which was held March 12-15 in Frankfurt, Germany. You can now watch the chat below. Loomis redesigned his main Schecter signature signature-series JL-7 black seven-string electric guitar for 2014. It includes increased access and playability, lighter ...

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KATAKLYSM's JEAN-FRANÇOIS DAGENAIS Speaks To NATALIE'S WORLD (Audio)

On February 25, Natalie Perez of Natalie's World conducted an interview with guitarist Jean-François Dagenais of Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM. You can now listen to the chat below. KATAKLYSM has recruited Tommy Jones (TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL, EX DEO) to direct the video for the band's rendition of the SACRED REICH classic "The American ...

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ARCH ENEMY Parts Ways With Singer ANGELA GOSSOW, Recruits THE AGONIST's ALISSA WHITE-GLUZ

In early June, ARCH ENEMY will unleash its ninth studio album, "War Eternal", worldwide via Century Media Records and Trooper Entertainment in Japan. With this upcoming release, the band will introduce a new member to their ranks: Alissa White-Gluz, former vocalist of Canadian extreme metallers THE AGONIST. Angela Gossow, who joined ARCH ENEMY in 2000 ...

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JEFF LOOMIS, KEITH MERROW Talk To SCHECTER GUITAR TV About CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Project (Video)

Schecter Guitar TV has uploaded video footage of former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow talking about Schecter and their new joint project, CONQUERING DYSTOPIA. Also available is a playthrough video of the CONQUERING DYSTOPIA song "Ashes Of Lesser Men". The self-titled debut album from CONQUERING DYSTOPIA was mixed at ...

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CARNIFEX's 'Die Without Hope' Cracks U.S. Top 100

"Die Without Hope", the new album from the San Diego death metal outfit CARNIFEX, sold 3,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 98 on The Billboard 200 chart. "First and most importantly, THANK YOU," comments the band while on the road for its U.S. headlining ...

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JEFF LOOMIS, KEITH MERROW Talk To MADCAP MUSIC REVIEW About CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Project (Video)

Madcap Music Review's John Golden conducted an interview with former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which took place January 23-26 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. A 15-minute ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Release 'War Eternal' In June

Swedish/German/American extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY have started mixing their ninth studio album, "War Eternal", with Jens Bogren (OPETH, PARADISE LOST, KREATOR) at Fascination Street in Örebro, Sweden for a June release via Century Media REcords. Comments ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott: "We've been producing ourselves, as we did on [2011's] 'Khaos Legions'. "We have a ...

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CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Featuring NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE Members: 15-Minute Teaser For Debut Album

A 15-minute teaser for the self-titled debut album from CONQUERING DYSTOPIA, the new project featuring former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow, can be found below. The CD was mixed at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with Mark Lewis (ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, WHITECHAPEL, DEVILDRIVER, DEICIDE, SIX FEET UNDER). ...

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CARNIFEX: 'Dark Days' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Dark Days" from the San Diego death metal outfit CARNIFEX, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Die Without Hope", the which will be released on March 7 (Europe) and March 4 (North America) via Nuclear Blast. The CD was recorded at ...

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ARCH ENEMY's MICHAEL AMOTT Says New Album Is 'Very Different' From 'Khaos Legions'

Swedish/German/American extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY are recording their as-yet-untitled eighth album for a tentative late spring/early summer release via Century Media. The CD is being laid down at a few different studios in Sweden. "We tracked drums at Fascination Street Studio, and we've been recording guitars and bass in another room," ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE To Begin Recording New Album This Weekend

Death metal veterans CANNIBAL CORPSE will enter Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida this coming weekend with producer Mark Lewis (ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, WHITECHAPEL, DEVILDRIVER, DEICIDE, SIX FEET UNDER) to begin recording their new album for a tentative summer release via Metal Blade Records. In a recent interview, CANNIBAL CORPSE bassist Alex Webster stated ...

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JEFF LOOMIS, KEITH MERROW Talk To MUSICIANS INSTITUTE About CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Project (Video)

Musicians Institute recently caught up with former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow to discuss networking and inspiration. Jeff and Keith talk about how networking opportunities allowed them to work on their current project, CONQUERING DYSTOPIA. Check out the clip below. CONQUERING DYSTOPIA is mixing its debut album at Audiohammer ...

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CONQUERING DYSTOPIA Featuring NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE Members: Debut Album Being Mixed

CONQUERING DYSTOPIA, the new project featuring former NEVERMORE guitarist Jeff Loomis and Portland, Oregon studio musician Keith Merrow, is mixing its debut album at Audiohammer Studios in Sanford, Florida with Mark Lewis (ARSIS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, WHITECHAPEL, DEVILDRIVER, DEICIDE, SIX FEET UNDER). A spring release is expected. The recording lineup for CONQUERING DYSTOPIA's first ...

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KATAKLYSM Interviewed By GetYourRockOut (Video)

GetYourRockOut conducted an interview with Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM at the band's January 14 show in Manchester, England. You can now watch the chat below. KATAKLYSM's new album, "Waiting For The End To Come", was released on October 29, 2013 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The artwork by Eliran Kantor ...

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