penance in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

BRUJERIA Confirmed For Portugal's SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST XI

BRUJERIA, FILII NIGRANTIUM INFERNALIUM, NAMEK, ILLOGICIST, BLACK SUN, DANTALION, RATO RARO and UNDERNOISE have been confirmed for the SWR Barroselas Metalfest XI, set to take place April 24-26 in Barroselas, Portugal. Unfortunately, WARHAMMER cancelled its appearance at the festival. The group says, "We are truly sorry to cancel our show at the Barroselas festival XI. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ORIGIN: New Album Details Revealed

Kansas-based death metallers ORIGIN have completed work on their brand new album, "Antithesis" (cover artwork). The follow-up to 2005's "Echoes of Decimation" brings what is widely considered to be the band's strongest lineup back together: Paul Ryan - Guitar, Vocals Jeremy Turner - Guitars, Vocals James Lee - Vocals Mike Flores - Bass, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NEUROTIC DEATHFEST 2008: Tentative Running Order Announced

The tentative running order has been announced for the Neurotic Deathfest 2008, set to take place May 30-31 at club 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands. It is as follows: Friday, May 30: NAPALM DEATH SUFFOCATION ASPHYX DYING FETUS ABORTED EXMORTEM BLOOD RED THRONE SEVERE TORTURE COLDWORKER DEAD INFECTION HATE DEAD BEYOND BURIED FLESHLESS BENIGHTED INCARNATED HOUWITSER ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ABORTED, BLOOD RED THRONE, HATE, COLDWORKER Confirmed For Holland's NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

BLOOD RED THRONE, BRUTUS, HATE, LAY DOWN ROTTEN, COLDWORKER and ABORTED have been confirmed for the Neurotic Deathfest 2008, set to take place May 30-31 at club 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED ASPHYX BEHEMOTH BENIGHTED BLOOD RED THRONE BRUTUS CEPHALIC CARNAGE COLDWORKER CONDEMNED CRYPTOPSY DEAD BEYOND BURIED ...

Read more

Posted in: News

IMPALED, DEAD BEYOND BURIED, HOUR OF PENANCE Confirmed For Holland's NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

DEAD BEYOND BURIED, IMPALED, HOUR OF PENANCE and CONDEMNED have been confirmed for the Neurotic Deathfest 2008, set to take place May 30-31 at club 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ASPHYX BEHEMOTH BENIGHTED CEPHALIC CARNAGE CONDEMNED CRYPTOPSY DEAD BEYOND BURIED DEAD INFECTION DECREPIT BIRTH DESECRATION DYING FETUS EXMORTEM ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ENSLAVED Confirmed For Portugal's SWR BARROSELAS METALFEST XI

Norway's ENSLAVED has been confirmed for the SWR Barroselas Metalfest XI, set to take place April 24-26 in Barroselas, Portugal. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: CARNAL FORGE CORPUS CHRISTII DAWNRIDER ENSLAVED FLESHCRAWL GRAVEYARD HIRAX HOUR OF PENANCE HYBRID INHUMATE KRONOS MAR DE GRISES PREJUDICE PROCLAMATION REGURGITATE ROTTEN SOUND SATURNUS SKYFORGER SLIT THE ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ARGUS To Record Cover Of TROUBLE Classic

ARGUS, the Pennsylvania-based metal band featuring former PENANCE vocalist Brian "Butch" Balich, has issued the following update: "In late January 2008, the Miskatonic Foundation will release a vinyl-only 10" release entitled 'Sleeping Dogs'. This EP will include four of the five songs from our spring 2007 demo, remixed and remastered for vinyl: 'Sleeping Dogs', 'Bending ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ENEMYNSIDE Signs With SLEASZY RIDER RECORDS

Italian thrashers ENEMYNSIDE have inked a deal with Sleaszy Rider Records. The group's sophomore album, "In the Middle of Nowhere", was recorded in March 2006 at 16th Cellar Studios with producer Stefano Morabito (HOUR OF PENANCE, THEATRES DES VAMPIRES) and is scheduled for release in early 2008. The front cover for the CD was designed ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HOUR OF PENANCE: 'The Vile Conception' Release Date Announced

Unique Leader Records has set a February 23, 2008 release date for the new album from Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE, entitled "The Vile Conception". The CD was recorded at 16th Cellar Studio in Rome with producer Stefano Saul Morabito and will contain 10 songs of "insanely fast and twisted death metal," according to ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HOUR OF PENANCE To Enter Studio In July

Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE have finished writing material for their new album, entitled "The Vile Conception", due this fall through Unique Leader Records. The band will enter 16th Cellar Studio in Rome on July 10 with producer Stefano Saul Morabito to record 10 new songs of "insanely fast and twisted death metal," according ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GUTTURAL SECRETE Cancels DEATH FEAST Appearance, PIGSTY Steps In

GUTTURAL SECRETE has been forced to cancel its appearance at the Death Feast Open Air 2007 festival, set to take place June 7-9 in Hünxe Germany. Replacing them at the event is Czech Republic's PIGSTY. The festival billing is now as follows: Thursday, June 7: RUMPEL GRUMPEL POOSTEW FECAL CORPSE HUMAN MINCER GRIND INC. RESURRECTED ...

Read more

Posted in: News

OBSCENITY Confirmed For Italy's SOUTH XTREEM NOISE Festival

Long-running German death metallers OBSCENITY have been confirmed for the South Xtreem Noise death metal fest, set to take place August 4-5 at Stadio Comunale in Cardito, Italy. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABORTED AGGRESSOR AVULSED CRIPPLE BASTARDS CORPSEFUCKING ART DISMEMBER EMETH GOROD HANDFUL OF HATE HEADMEAT HORRID HOUR OF PENANCE KRONOS ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MANILLA ROAD Tribute Album Due This Month

Germany's Solemnity Music will release the first official tribute to MANILLA ROAD, entitled "The Riddle Masters", on double CD next weekend (April 14) to coincide with the Keep It True festival. The brilliant cover artwork was created by Jowita Kaminska. "The Riddle Masters" track listing: CD 1: 01. ROSAE CRUCIS - The Fires ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HOUR OF PENANCE Signs With UNIQUE LEADER RECORDS

Italian death metallers HOUR OF PENANCE have inked a deal with Unique Leader Records. The band's recently completed "Promo 2007" EP, recorded and mixed at 16th Cellar Studios with producer Stefano Saul Morabito, is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Misconception ...

Read more

Posted in: News

'Metal: A Headbanger's Companion': New EARACHE Collection Due In April

Earache Records will release a six-CD collection, entitled "Metal: A Headbanger's Companion", on April 23. Headbang away to over 100 all-out blistering tracks on six separate discs, featuring Earache's own genre-defining, groundbreaking artists. The set will be priced only £9.99 (U.K.) or $15.98 (U.S.). "Metal: A Headbanger's Companion" track listing: Disc 1 - Death Metal: ...

Read more

Posted in: News

POOSTEW, OBSCENITY Confirmed For Germany's DEATH FEAST OPEN AIR

POOSTEW and OBSCENITY have been confirmed for the Death Feast Open Air 2007 festival, set to take place June 7-9 in Hünxe Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AVERSION TO LIFE CLITEATER DAWN OF AZAZEL DEADBORN DEBAUCHERY DESPONDENCY EMETH FECAL CORPSE FOETOPSY GORGASM GRIND INC. GUTTURAL SECRETE HAPPY ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HOUR OF PENANCE: Promotional CD Posted Online

Italian brutal death metal band HOUR OF PENANCE have posted their three-song promotional CD on the band's MySpace page. The effort was recorded during December at 16th Cellar Studios in Rome. The group previously used 16th Cellar Studios to record its two albums, "Disturbance" and "Pageantry for Martyrs" (both available on Xtreem Music). ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ENEMYNSIDE: New Guitarist Announced

Italian thrashers ENEMYNSIDE have announced the addition of guitarist Davide Scala to the group's ranks. He will taking over for Francesco "Frallinsane" Cremisini, who will be focusing on the lead vocal duties going forward. ENEMYNSIDE earlier in the year completed work on its second album, "In the Middle of Nowhere", at Cellar Studio with engineer ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HOUR OF PENANCE To Record New Promo CD

Italian brutal death metal band HOUR OF PENANCE will enter 16th Cellar Studios in Rome on December 18 to record a new three-song promotional CD. The group previously used 16th Cellar Studios to record its two albums, "Disturbance" and "Pageantry for Martyrs" (both available on Xtreem Music). The tentative track listing for the new promotional ...

Read more

Posted in: News

FALCON Completes Work On Second Album

FALCON, the raw heavy rock power trio featuring guitarist/vocalist Perry Grayson (ex-DESTINY'S END, ex-ARTISAN, ISEN TORR and Metal Maniacs scribe), bassist/keyboardist Greg Lindstrom (CIRITH UNGOL) and drummer Darin McCloskey (PALE DIVINE), have completed recording and mixing their second full-length album, "Die Wontcha". "Die Wontcha" was recorded and mixed at the Polar Bear Lair in Middletown, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ENEMYNSIDE Completes Work On New Album, Seeks Label Home

Italian thrashers ENEMYNSIDE have completed work on their second album, "In the Middle of Nowhere", at Cellar Studio with engineer Stefano Morabito (HOUR OF PENANCE, THEATRES DES VAMPIRES). The front cover for the CD will be designed by Davide Nadalin of Nerve Design. "Now we will be searching for a record label through the work ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CELTIC FROST Frontman: My Body Has Been Losing 'Rivers Of Blood'

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "My body has been losing what seem like rivers of blood every day for weeks now. Coupled with an apparently inexhaustible agony, especially after the last two of CELTIC FROST's concerts, it almost amounts to an antediluvian consecration, an offering, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Reunited DREAM DEATH To Open For CELTIC FROST In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA's DREAM DEATH, who gained popularity among the metal underground in the Eighties, will be reuniting to open for CELTIC FROST on September 19, 2006 at the Rex Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. According to the band's bassist Ted Williams, the group's lineup will include all four original members. DREAM DEATH returned in 2005 to ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Former PENANCE Vocalist Announces Debut Of ARGUS

Former PENANCE vocalist Brian "Butch" Balich has issued the following update: "I am proud to announce the debut of ARGUS. The band and I met in January of this year through their former vocalist, and friend of mine, Eric Johnson. After jamming once, we knew the chemistry was right. I was asked to join and ...

Read more

Posted in: News