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TOXIC WALTZ To Release 'Decades Of Pain' This Month

Young Bavarian thrash metal idealists TOXIC WALTZ will release their debut full-length, "Decades Of Pain", on January 23. The cover artwork was created by Peter Tikos, who has previously worked with ALPHA TIGER and BATTLECREEK. TOXIC WALTZ was formed in 2009 by lead guitarist Jimi and ex-drummer Tim. Bass player Rahman, vocalist Angelo and rhythm ...

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PERSUADER: 'Son Of Sodom' Track Available For Streaming

The fourth PERSUADER album, "The Fiction Maze", will be released in Europe on January 17 and in North America on January 21 through Inner Wound Recordings. Avalon/Marquee released the album in Japan on December 25. "The Fiction Maze" is another step forward for PERSUADER as they constantly continue to develop their sound, songwriting skills and ...

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EXODUS: 'Bonded By Blood' Performance Footage From Slim's

Quality video footage of EXODUS performing the song "Bonded By Blood" on December 20 at Slim's in San Francisco, California can be seen below (courtesy of Rock Hard Live). EXODUS mainman and current SLAYER touring guitarist Gary Holt told Nikki Blakk of the San Francisco, California radio station 107.7 The Bone about his plans for ...

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EXODUS Singer ROB DUKES Interviewed By ROCK HARD LIVE (Video)

EXODUS singer Rob Dukes was interviewed by Rock Hard Live prior to the band's December 20 concert at Slim's in San Francisco, California. You can now watch the chat below. EXODUS mainman and current SLAYER touring guitarist Gary Holt told Nikki Blakk about his plans for a new EXODUS studio album: "I'm heavily in riff ...

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DETTE On Losing SLAYER Gig: If BOSTAPH Makes Them Feel More Comfortable, Then More Respect To Him

Marko Syrjala and Arto Lehtinen of Metal-Rules.com recently conducted an interview with drummer Jon Dette (TESTAMENT, SLAYER, ANTHRAX, ICED EARTH). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Metal-Rules.com: Let's start with this most current thing, the ICED EARTH tour. This was another last-minute call tour for you, right? Jon Dette: Definitely ...

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STONEBURNER Signs With NEUROT RECORDINGS

The Neurot Recordings family has welcomed the audio devastation that is Portland's STONEBURNER to its expanding roster of forward-thinking music. Featuring four members with a compelling musical ancestry that winds through BURIED AT SEA, BURIED BLOOD, HEATHEN SHRINE and more, STONEBURNER — named after a subterranean weapon from the novel "Dune" — spews forth a ...

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PERSUADER To Release 'The Fiction Maze' In January

The fourth PERSUADER album, "The Fiction Maze", will be released in Europe on January 17 and in North America on January 21 through Inner Wound Recordings. Avalon/Marquee will release the album in Japan on December 25. "The Fiction Maze" is another step forward for PERSUADER as they constantly continue to develop their sound, songwriting skills ...

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EXODUS To Enter Studio In February, Says GARY HOLT

Bay Area Backstage conducted an interview with SLAYER touring members Gary Holt (guitar, also of EXODUS) and Paul Bostaph (drums) before the band's October 30 concert in San Joese, California. You can now watch the chat below. Asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the next EXODUS album, Holt said: "This [SLAYER] tour ...

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AMULET Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

London, England's AMULET has inked a deal with Century Media Records. The band's debut album will be released sometime in 2014. AMULET quickly gained attention in the underground scene with its demo, "Cut The Crap", in 2011. The tape sold out fast as did the seven-inch version, which is starting to become a collector's item. ...

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EXODUS Interviewed By U.K.'s TERRORIZER Magazine (Video)

Terrorizer magazine conducted an interview with bassist Jack Gibson, drummer Tom Hunting and vocalist Rob Dukes of San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS on August 11 at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. EXODUS has just completed a European tour of ...

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Veteran San Francisco Bay Area Metal Musician JON TORRES Dies

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area heavy metal musician Jon Torres, who played bass and guitar for a number of the region's most acclaimed cult acts, including ULYSSES SIREN, HEATHEN and LÄÄZ ROCKIT, died Monday night as a result of a reported heart failure. At the time of his death, Torres was married to REPULSA vocalist ...

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Civilization Under Threat - POTENTIAL THREAT SF

With a metal band carrying the moniker POTENTIAL THREAT SF, you can place a safe bet you're coming straight to a hub where the famed Bay Area thrash scene is celebrated. POTENTIAL THREAT SF was originally formed in 1986, in the midst of the San Fran slam uprising. Thus you'll forgive them if they come ...

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EXODUS Interviewed By BLOODSTOCK RADIO (Video)

Hayley Leggs of Bloodstock Radio conducted an interview with bassist Jack Gibson, drummer Tom Hunting and vocalist Rob Dukes of San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS on August 11 at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. EXODUS has just completed a ...

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EXODUS Interviewed By EQPTV (Video)

Elliot Paisley of EQPTV conducted an interview with bassist Jack Gibson and vocalist Rob Dukes of San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS on August 11 at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. EXODUS just took part in a European tour of ...

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EXODUS: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of EXODUS' August 11 performance at the Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held at Catton Park, Derbyshire, United Kingdom, can be seen below. EXODUS in taking part in a European tour of 17 cities, with stops in Barcelona, Dublin, London and more. Although SLAYER is currently tapping the talents of ...

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