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WARBRINGER To Enter Studio Next Week

Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER will enter the studio on Monday, April 18 with producer Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, SYMPHONY X, SEPULTURA, HATEBREED) to begin recording their third album for a late 2011 release via Century Media Records. "Our goal with this record is to make something beyond a run-of-the-mill metal CD," explains guitarist ...

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WARBRINGER: New Studio Footage Posted Online

The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the third album from Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER can be viewed below. The band will enter the studio later this month to begin recording the CD for a late 2011 release via Century Media Records. WARBRINGER recently announced the addition of ...

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Former WARBRINGER Bassist Joins LETHAL STRIKE

Bassist Ben Bennett (ex-WARBRINGER, SMOG) has joined forces with New Jersey rock and roll thrashers LETHAL STRIKE to record a four-song EP. The CD will be tracked in April with Rob Moschetti (GENERATION KILL, ex-PRO-PAIN, M.O.D.) at the helm. LETHAL STRIKE will play its first two shows with Ben on Saturday, March 19 at Liquid ...

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WARBRINGER Announces New Drummer

Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER have announced the addition of drummer Carlos Cruz (HEXEN) to the group's ranks. "After years of putting forth nothing but blood, sweat, and tears into my tireless ambitions for playing music, I have finally found an outlet where no more time is wasted. It was flattering to have been approached by ...

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PESTILENCE Kicks Off South American Tour In Venezuela; Performance, Interview Footage Available

Resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metallers PESTILENCE kicked off their South American tour this past Wednesday, February 9 at Moulin Rouge in Caracas, Venezuela. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be viewed below. Also available is video footage of the interview PESTILENCE gave to the La Mega 107.3 FM radio station the day before ...

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WARBRINGER To Play Last Show With Drummer NIC RITTER

Since coming off the road in late November, Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER are spending time at home writing their third album, to be recorded this spring. Taking some time off from playing live shows is difficult for a band which, for the last three years, has performed 300 dates annually on average, including a handful ...

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HATESPHERE: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From North American Tour

Danish thrashers HATESPHERE have uploaded behind-the-scenes footage from their recently completed six-week North American tour with NEVERMORE, WARBRINGER and BLACKGUARD. You can check out the three clips below. Commented HATESPHERE: "We met fantastic fans, fantastic bands and made many friends — we quite simply had a blast. A special thanks goes out to NEVERMORE plus ...

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WARBRINGER To Headline 'Thrashgiving' Benefit Concert

Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER will headline Thrashgiving, the heavy metal benefit concert to feed the needy, on Saturday, November 20 at Cheyenne Saloon in Las Vegas, Nevada. Commented the event organizers: "Two years ago we debuted the concept of Thrashgiving bringing together out-of-state and local artists performing thrash metal music for the benefit of the ...

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HEXEN Signs With PULVERISED RECORDS

Los Angeles thrashers HEXEN have inked a deal with Singapore's Pulverised Records. The band is preparing to enter the studio to begin recording its second full-length album for a 2011 release. According to a press release, HEXEN's brand of blistering thrash metal caught the metal community by storm with their intellectual and thought-out songwriting, and ...

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WARBRINGER: Quality Atlanta Performance Footage

Swigged! TV has uploaded quality video footage of Los Angeles thrashers WARBRINGER performing the song "Total War" on October 13, 2010 at the Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia. Check out the clip below. WARBRINGER last year parted ways with bassist Ben Bennett and was rejoined by Andy Laux. Andy played on the group's debut, "War Without ...

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NEVERMORE Schedules Vancouver Meet-And-Greet

Seattle metallers NEVERMORE will take part in a meet-and-greet on November 6 between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. at Scrape Records in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The band will perform later that night at The Red Room in Vancouver with WARBRINGER and BLACKGUARD. For more information, visit www.scraperecords.com or call (604) 877-1676. Professionally ...

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BLACKGUARD Parts Ways With Keyboardist, Comments On VICTORY Deal

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based sympho/black/folk/power metallers BLACKGUARD (formerly PROFUGUS MORTIS) have confirmed their new deal with Victory Records. The band states, "At first (and second) glance this might seem like an odd pairing, but Victory is a very hard-working label that we are all 100% behind. The Victory staff has welcomed us with open arms and ...

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NEVERMORE: New Video Interview With JEFF LOOMIS

On September 28, Aniruddh "Andrew" Bansal of Metal Assault conducted an interview with guitarist Jeff Loomis of Seattle metallers NEVERMORE at the Key CLub in West Hollywood, California. You can now watch the chat below. NEVERMORE has just kicked off its first North American headlining tour in almost three years. The trek, which ...

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NEVERMORE: Pro-Shot Footage Of ROCK HARD Performance Available

Professionally filmed video footage of NEVERMORE's performance at this year's installment of the Rock Hard festival — which was held May 21-23, 2010 at the Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany — can be viewed below. (Note: The footage originally aired on WDR's [German public TV] series "Rockpalast".) "The Obsidian Conspiracy", the new album from NEVERMORE, sold ...

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HATESPHERE Announces New Singer

Danish thrashers HATESPHERE have recruited Esben "Esse" Hansen of AS WE FIGHT as the group's new vocalist. In addition, the band has parted ways with bassist Mixen Lindberg and has temporarily replaced him with returning HATESPHERE member Mikael Ehlert (who will remain with the group until the end of 2010). Commented Esben "Esse" Hansen: "It ...

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NEVERMORE: New Audio Interview With JEFF LOOMIS

On June 15, 2010, Jason Saulnier of the "Good Time Metal Oldies" radio show conducted an interview with guitarist Jeff Loomis of Seattle metallers NEVERMORE. You can now listen to the chat below. "Good Time Metal Oldies" airs Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. EST on CIFA 104.1 FM in Nova Scotia and Tuesday nights at 7:00 ...

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NEVERMORE: 'Emptiness Unobstructed' Video Released

"Emptiness Unobstructed", the new video from Seattle metallers NEVERMORE, can be viewed below (courtesy of Bloody-Disgusting.com). The clip, which was filmed during the band's May 18, 2010 concert at the O2 Academy Islington in London, England, was directed by Nigel Crane, who helmed PARADISE LOST's "The Rise Of Denial" video last year for Century Media ...

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