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AUGURY: More Canadian Tour Dates Announced

Montreal progressive death metal quartet AUGURY has confirmed a number of new tour dates in Canada in support of its first new album in five years, "Fragmentary Evidence". The CD was released internationally on Nuclear Blast and has been licensed for release at home in Canada through Goodfellow/Sonic Unyon. The band played a very successful ...

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WINDS OF PLAGUE Films 'Approach The Podium' Video

Los Angeles metallers WINDS OF PLAGUE album recently shot a video for the song "Approach The Podium" with up-and-coming director Nic Izzy of Reconstructed Media (DESPISED ICON, PROTEST THE HERO). Commented vocalist Johnny Plague: "On our one day off in between the 'Summer Slaughter' tour and the 'Decimation Of The Nation' tour, we took a ...

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WINDS OF PLAGUE: New Song Posted Online

A new WINDS OF PLAGUE track entitled "Forged In Fire" is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The song, which features a guest appearance by TERROR guitarist Martin Stewart, comes off WINDS OF PLAGUE's new album, "The Great Stone War", which is scheduled for release on August 11 in the U.S. ...

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NECROPHAGIST: Orlando Drum-Cam Footage Available

Progressive and technical webzine The Apparatus, has uploaded vvideo footage of NECROPHAGIST's June 16, 2009 concert at Club Firestone in Orlando, Florida. The 30-minute clip consists primarily of drum-cam footage of NECROPHAGIST's new drummer Romain Goulon performing the band's entire set, including one new song, which appears at the end of the video. ...

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BEHEMOTH Denied Entry Into Canada For SUMMER SLAUGHTER Shows

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have been denied entry into Canada today to meet up with the Edmonton and Calgary stops of the Summer Slaughter tour. Immigration officers informed BEHEMOTH of a new regulation regarding Polish citizens entering Canada that had changed while the band was en route to the shows. With Canada Day and the ...

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AUGURY: Another New Song Posted Online

Faith Puppeteers, another new song from Montreal juggernauts AUGURY, has been made available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the band's long-awaited new album, "Fragmentary Evidence", which is scheduled for release on July 17 in Europe and August 11 in North America. The CD was produced by Hugues ...

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SPAWN OF POSSESSION Announces New Lineup

Swedish technical death metal outfit SPAWN OF POSSESSION has issued the following update: "Two very talented and competent musicians has recently joined SPAWN OF POSSESSION. Matthew Chalk (ex-PSYCROPTIC) is going to handle the vocal and lyric writing. Christian Münzner (OBSCURA, ex-NECROPHAGIST) is going to do the lead guitar part and unleash his madness into the ...

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WINDS OF PLAGUE: New Album Teaser Posted Online

Los Angeles-based metallers WINDS OF PLAGUE will release their new album, "The Great Stone War", on August 11 via Century Media Records. Sirius XM's Liquid Metal channel world-premiered the band's new track "Soldiers of Doomsday" this week, and will continue to be the only place you can hear the song until it's posted on the ...

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NAPALM DEATH Guitarist To Guest-Host 'Beyond The Pit'

Mitch Harris, guitarist from extreme metal masters NAPALM DEATH, will guest-host "Beyond The Pit", Liquid Metal's (Sirius 27 / XM 42) nightly death/grind/black metal show for an entire week! Mitch will bring his expertise, knowledge and passion for metal to the airwaves and plans to blast tunes from some of his favorite bands. You'll hear ...

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NECROPHAGIST: New Video Interview With SAMI RAATIKAINEN Available

Metal Mark of SkullsNBones.com conducted an interview with Sami Raatikainen, the Finnish guitarist who plays for the German technical death metal band NECROPHAGIST, on June 13, 2009 prior to the group's concert in Atlanta, Georgia as part of the Summer Slaughter tour. Watch the five-minute chat below. NECROPHAGIST's most recent album, "Epitaph", came out in ...

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WINDS OF PLAGUE Completes Work On 'The Great Stone War'

Los Angeles-based metallers WINDS OF PLAGUE will release their new album, "The Great Stone War", on August 11 via Century Media Records. The sextet kicks off a massive worldwide touring campaign for "The Great Stone War" this week by taking part in the star-studded Summer Slaughter touring package, also featuring SUFFOCATION, NECROPHAGIST and DYING FETUS, ...

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BEHEMOTH To Headline Three 'Summer Slaughter' Shows

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have been confirmed as "special guest headliners" for three shows on the 2009 edition of the Summer Slaughter Tour: July 05 - Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Room July 06 - Calgary, AB @ The Whiskey July 07 - Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory Presented by Affliction and Decibel magazine, this year's ...

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RELAPSE 'Contamination 2009' Spring/Summer Label Sampler Available

Relapse Records has released the latest edition of its long-running "Contamination" label sampler exclusively as an iTunes digital album. "Contamination 2009" includes 23 tracks and almost two hours of music for just $5.99, including an exclusive advance download of the new COALESCE track "Wild Ox Moan" from their forthcoming album "Ox". "Contamination 2009" clocks in ...

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OBSCURA: Footage From NEUROTIC DEATHFEST Available

Fan-filmed video footage of OBSCURA performing the songs "Anticosmic Overload" and "Choir of Spirits" on May 29, 2009 at the Neurotic Deathfest in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be viewed below (courtesy of Natasja Kooiman). "Cosmogenesis", the second full-length album from OBSCURA, sold around 900 copies in the United States in its first week of release, ...

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AUGURY Members Comment On Upcoming Tour With GOD DETHRONED

Members of Montreal's AUGURY are preparing to embark on their first tour of North America in September with Dutch death metallers GOD DETHRONED, New York's ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, and Ohio's WOE OF TYRANTS in support of their Nuclear Blast debut, "Fragmentary Evidence". Commented guitarist Mathieu Marcotte: "It'll be exciting to spread our music to a larger ...

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DARKEST HOUR: 'The Eternal Return' Track Listing Revealed

Washington D.C.-based metallers DARKEST HOUR will release their fifth full-length record, "The Eternal Return", on June 23 via Victory Records. The CD was produced by Brian McTernan (SENSES FAIL, THRICE, FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES) at his Baltimore, Maryland studio, Salad Days. "The Eternal Return" track listing: 01. Devolution Of The Flesh 02. Death Worship 03. ...

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DARKEST HOUR: 'The Eternal Return' Artwork Unveiled

Washington D.C.-based metallers DARKEST HOUR will release their fifth full-length record, "The Eternal Return", on June 23 via Victory Records. The CD was produced by Brian McTernan (SENSES FAIL, THRICE, FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES) at his Baltimore, Maryland studio, Salad Days. Check out the cover artwork below. Commented Mike Schleibaum: "To put it simply, this ...

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