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MINISTRY: '99 Percenters' Video Released

MINISTRY's "99 Percenters" video can be seen below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Relapse", which will be released on March 26. The CD was recorded last fall at Al Jourgensen's industrial compound studio in with his favorite co-conspirators Mike Scaccia (RIGOR MORTIS), Tony Campos (STATIC-X), Tommy Victor (PRONG) and Casey Orr (RIGOR ...

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MINISTRY Mainman Will Not Appear At SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST

MINISTRY, the reactivated industrial metal pioneers led by Al Jourgensen, have released the following statement: "Dearest MINISTRY fans! Someone has erroneously issued a press release to media stating that Al Jourgensen will be attending SXSW [South By Southwest in Austin, Texas] and conducting a panel with Clown of SLIPKNOT entitled 'Seeing Red Aesthetics & Visuals ...

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ABORTED: New Video Interview Posted Online

Riff-Mag.com conducted an interview with Sven "Svencho" de Caluwé (lead vocals) of Belgian death metalers ABORTED on February 26 at Camden Dingwalls in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. ABORTED's seventh studio album, "Global Flatline", sold around 1,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The ...

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Global Flatline - ABORTED

You've got to hand it to ABORTED vocalist (and only remaining original member) Sven de Caluwé who remains committed to his craft through thick and thin. The journeyman extreme metaller has kept the wheels of his death grinding massacre machine lubricated for maximum mileage. On "Global Flatline" Caluwé leads the charge into the land of ...

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RIGOR MORTIS Completes Recording New Album

The original lineup of Texan thrash metal veterans RIGOR MORTISMike Scaccia (guitar), Casey Orr (bass), Harden Harrison (drums), and Bruce Corbitt (vocals) — has finished laying down 10 new songs for the band's first album since 1991's "Rigor Mortis Vs. The Earth". The group recorded the new CD at 13th Planet Studios in ...

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RIGOR MORTIS Begins Recording New Album

The original lineup of Texan thrash metal veterans RIGOR MORTISMike Scaccia (guitar), Casey Orr (bass), Harden Harrison (drums), and Bruce Corbitt (vocals) — has entered the studio to begin laying down its first new album since 1991's "Rigor Mortis Vs. The Earth". The band is recording at 13th Planet Studios in El Paso, ...

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ABORTED: 'Global Flatline' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Global Flatline", the seventh studio album from Belgian death metalers ABORTED, sold around 1,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 27 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have ...

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MINISTRY: 'Double Tap' Single Due Next Month

Deep in the heart of Hell Paso Texas, MINISTRY's Al Jourgensen re-opened the doors of his industrial compound studio in fall 2011 and invited his favorite co-conspirators Mike Scaccia (RIGOR MORTIS), Tony Campos (STATIC-X), Tommy Victor (PRONG) and Casey Orr (RIGOR MORTIS, GWAR) to climb on board the MINISTRY pirate ship and de-construct and re-construct ...

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SATAN'S HOST: New Song Available For Streaming

"For The Love of Satan", a new song from Colorado Satanic metal masters SATAN'S HOST, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off "Celebration For The Love Of Satan", which was released on November 22, 2011 via Moribund Records. The disc is a collection of re-recorded versions of songs spanning the ...

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ABORTED: 'The Origin Of Disease' Video Released

"The Origin Of Disease", the new video from Belgian death metalers ABORTED, can be seen below. The clip was shot in the U.K. last summer with director Phil Berridge of Creative Junky Media (CEREBRAL BORE). "The Origin Of Disease" comes off ABORTED's seventh studio album, "Global Flatline", which will be released on January 24 (one ...

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ABORTED: Another New Song Available For Streaming

"The Origin Of Disease", a brand new song from Belgian death metalers ABORTED, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below. The track comes off the band's seventh studio album, "Global Flatline", which will be released on January 24, 2012 (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded, mixed, and mastered ...

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MINISTRY Signs With AFM RECORDS

Industrial veterans MINISTRY inked a worldwide deal with AFM Records. The band's first album of original material since 2007's "The Last Sucker", "Relapse", will be released on March 30, 2012. In support of the "occupy movement," MINISTRY will release the new song "99 Percenters" via iTunes on December 23 and stream the track on their ...

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MINISTRY: 'Relapse' Cover Artwork Unveiled

"Relapse", the first MINISTRY album of original material since 2007's "The Last Sucker", will be released on March 30, 2012 via MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen's 13th Planet Records. In support of the "occupy movement," MINISTRY will release the new song "99 Percenters" via iTunes on December 23 and stream the track on their Facebook site ...

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MINISTRY Founder's Long-Anticipated Country Album Finally Arrives

AFM Records will kick off its 2012 North American release schedule with the CD version of the highly-anticipated debut from BUCK SATAN AND THE 666 SHOOTERS, the psycho-country/metal alter-ego of MINISTRY's infamous founder, Al Jourgensen. In addition to his worldwide notoriety as the Godfather of industrial metal, the public has long been aware of Al ...

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THE 11TH HOUR: 'Lacrima Mortis' Teaser Available

THE 11TH HOUR — the doom metal project led by Ed Warby (drums, guitar, bass, vocals, programming; GOREFEST, DEMIURG, HAIL OF BULLETS) — will release its second album, "Lacrima Mortis", via Napalm Records on the following dates: Spain, Finland, Sweden: January 25 Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy: January 27 Rest Of Europe: January 30 North ...

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MINISTRY: The Making Of 'Relapse' Webisode 4

The fourth in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Relapse", the new studio album from the reactivated MINISTRY, can be seen below. The CD will be released on March 30, 2012 via MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen's 13th Planet Records. Jourgensen spoke to U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine about his ...

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THE 11TH HOUR: 'Lacrima Mortis' Details Revealed

THE 11TH HOUR the doom metal project led by Ed Warby (drums, guitar, bass, vocals, programming; GOREFEST, DEMIURG, HAIL OF BULLETS) will release its second album, "Lacrima Mortis", on January 27, 2012 via Napalm Records. According to a press release, "the seven tracks on 'Lacrima Mortis' are a dark collection of stories revolving around death, ...

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MINISTRY To Release 'Relapse' In March

"Relapse", the new studio album from the reactivated MINISTRY, will be released on March 30, 2012 via MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen's 13th Planet Records. Jourgensen spoke to U.K.'s Metal Hammer magazine about his band's decision to reform for a new album and tour, including an appearance at next year's Wacken Open Air festival ...

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WARBEAST Interviewed On 'Manic Metal' (Audio)

Jimmy Cabbs of "Manic Metal" recently conducted an interview with WARBEAST, the Texas-based band featuring RIGOR MORTIS vocalist Bruce Corbitt, guitarist Scott Shelby, GAMMACIDE/DEVILFIST bassist Alan Bovee, DEMONSEED drummer Joe Gonzalez and guitarist Bobby Tillotson (a.k.a. "J.R." ). You can now listen to the chat below. WARBEAST is currently on the road withGWAR and EVERY ...

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WARBEAST Frontman Talks About Working With PHILIP ANSELMO In New Audio Interview

On November 13, Aniruddh "Andrew" Bansal of Metal Assault conducted an interview with WARBEAST frontman Bruce Corbitt at the Glass House in Pomona, California. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below. WARBEAST is the Texas-based band featuring RIGOR MORTIS vocalist Bruce Corbitt, guitarist Scott Shelby, GAMMACIDE/DEVILFIST bassist Alan ...

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RAGE: More New Songtitles Revealed

German metallers RAGE entered Twilight Hall Studio in Grefrath, Germany last month to begin recording their 21st studio album, tentatively titled "21", for a March 2012 release via Nuclear Blast Records. The recordings are once again being helmed by Charlie Bauerfeind, who has previously worked with SAXON, BLIND GUARDIAN, HAMMERFALL and HELLOWEEN, among others. Songtitles ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Confirmed For Next Year's METALFEST

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Metalfest festival. Metalfest 2012 festival billing so far: ALESTORM BEHEMOTH BLIND GUARDIAN DARK TRANQUILLITY DEATH ANGEL ENSIFERUM HYPOCRISY IN EXTREMO KREATOR LEGION OF THE DAMNED POWERWOLF SALTATIO MORTIS VADER W.A.S.P. Metalfest 2011 was a huge success, having taken place over ...

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W.A.S.P. Confirmed For Next Year's METALFEST

W.A.S.P. has been confirmed for next year's installment of the Metalfest festival. Metalfest 2012 festival billing so far: ALESTORM BEHEMOTH BLIND GUARDIAN DEATH ANGEL ENSIFERUM HYPOCRISY IN EXTREMO KREATOR LEGION OF THE DAMNED POWERWOLF SALTATIO MORTIS VADER W.A.S.P. Metalfest 2011 was a huge success, having taken place over two weekends in five countries. Bands such ...

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