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THREAT SIGNAL Signs With AGONIA RECORDS

Agonia Records has announced the signing of Canadian melodic thrash metal powerhouse THREAT SIGNAL to a worldwide deal. The band has finished recording its long-awaited fourth studio album, "Disconnect", for an early 2016 release. Since their critically acclaimed debut offering "Under Reprisal" (2006), which won the Canadian Recording Of The Year Award at the Hamilton ...

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FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE: 'King' Album Artwork Unveiled

Italian symphonic-death metal masters FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE have revealed the cover artwork to their upcoming album, "King". This stunning visualization was created by acclaimed contemporary artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, KATAKLYSM, HATEBREED). Comments the band: "This work of art is nothing more than the picture of an old world coming to an end.The author, Eliran ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman's EX DEO Project To Release New Album In 2017

EX DEO, the reactivated Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, is working on a new studio album for an early 2016 release via Napalm Records. According to a press release, the new CD "already has a working title, a master conductor on the orchestration and world-renowned mixer at the helm." Regarding the ...

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ASPHYX To Enter Studio In November

Dutch doom/death metal veterans ASPHYX will enter the studio at the end of November to begin recording their new album for an early 2016 release. The band's vocalist, Martin Van Drunen, says: "Lots of tracks are composed and arranged already and we have tons of shredding riffs on the shelves to complete the rest of ...

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KATAKLYSM Frontman To Resurrect EX DEO Project For New Album

EX DEO, the Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, is working on a new studio album — less than two years after Iacono announced that he was taking a break from EX DEO due to scheduling conflicts with his management company and his main band. Said Maurizio: "Yes, it's true. EX DEO ...

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DEATH ANGEL's ROB CAVESTANY Says European Audiences 'Seem To Be More Receptive To Music In General'

Italy's "Heavy Demons" radio show recently conducted an interview with guitarist Rob Cavestany of San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what fans can expect on DEATH ANGEL's next album, tentatively due in April ...

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Video Premiere: KATAKLYSM's 'The Black Sheep'

The official video for the song "The Black Sheep" from Montreal-based death metallers KATAKLYSM can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Of Ghosts And Gods", which will be released on July 31 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the follow-up to "Waiting For The End To Come" was ...

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Video Premiere: KATAKLYSM's 'Breaching The Asylum'

The official video for the song "Breaching The Asylum" from Montreal-based death metallers KATAKLYSM can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Of Ghosts And Gods", which will be released on July 31 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the follow-up to "Waiting For The End To Come" was ...

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DEATH ANGEL: Second 'A Thrashumentary' DVD Trailer

San Francisco Bay Area thrash veterans DEATH ANGEL will release "A Thrashumentary" on July 24 via Nuclear Blast. The DVD was directed, shot and edited by Tommy Jones (KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK, LAMB OF GOD, CARCASS, TESTAMENT) of Videohammer Studios. The release will also include a full live album titled "The Bay Calls For Blood". The second ...

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KATAKLYSM: New Song 'Soul Destroyer' Available For Streaming

Montreal-based death metallers KATAKLYSM will release new album, "Of Ghosts And Gods", on July 31 via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork for the follow-up to "Waiting For The End To Come" was created by up-and-coming dark and macabre artist Art By Surtsey and can be seen below. The song "Soul Destroyer", which appears on "Of ...

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KNOTFEST 2015: Complete Details Revealed

Knotfest returns to the San Manuel Amphitheater & Campgrounds in San Bernardino, California this fall, with an unprecedented lineup of metal and heavy music titans, spread out over three nights. The SLIPKNOT-curated event, now in its third year (and second as a Southern California weekend destination festival), attracted over 50,000 fans in 2014, and looks ...

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DEATH ANGEL: First 'Thrashumentary' Trailer

San Francisco Bay Area thrash veterans DEATH ANGEL will release "A Thrashumentary" on July 24 via Nuclear Blast. The DVD was directed, shot and edited by Tommy Jones (KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK, LAMB OF GOD, CARCASS, TESTAMENT) of Videohammer Studios. The release will also include a full live album titled "The Bay Calls For Blood". The first ...

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KATAKLYSM Hot Sauces Coming Soon

Canadian extreme metallers KATAKLYSM will release their twelfth studio album, "Of Ghosts And Gods", on July 31 via Nuclear Blast. To coincide with the new CD's arrival, the band will release two new KATAKLYSM hot sauces, "Ghost Fire" and "God's Fury". Says KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono: "What better way to celebrate a great new album ...

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On The Tour Bus With TESTAMENT (Video)

Digital Tour Bus, which gives fans "an all-access pass" to the tour buses that their favorite bands travel in, has posted its latest "Bus Invaders" episode, focusing on San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT. The six-minute clip can be seen below. TESTAMENT kicked off the "Dark Roots Of Thrash II" tour with EXODUS and SHATTERED ...

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DEATH ANGEL To Enter Studio In October

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL will enter the studio on October 1 to begin recording their new album for an April 2016 release via Nuclear Blast. Asked by Groovey of Groovey.TV what fans can expect from the follow-up to 2013's "The Dream Calls For Blood", DEATH ANGEL guitarist Ted Aguilar said ...

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Don't Expect Next TESTAMENT Album Before 2016, Says ERIC PETERSON

Robb Chavez of "Robb's Metalworks" conducted an interview with guitarist Eric Peterson of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT on April 6 in San Antonio, Texas. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the progress of the songwriting sessions for TESTAMENT's follow-up to 2012's "Dark Roots Of Earth", Eric said: "I would say, ...

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