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REVOCATION Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Boston, Massachusetts-based technical metal act REVOCATION has been carving a path to the top of the extreme metal heap since its inception back in 2006. During the last eight years, the band has released full-length albums (one independently issued, three on Relapse Records), and a free EP with Scion A/V. As the band prepares album ...

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BROKEN HOPE's SHAUN GLASS Talks To SPIRIT OF METAL (Video)

Spirit Of Metal conducted an interview with Shaun Glass of reformed Chicago death metallers BROKEN HOPE before the March 20 concert of the "Best In Brutality" tour in West Hollywood, California. You can now watch the chat below. BROKEN HOPE's sixth album, "Omen Of Disease", sold around 1,000 copies in the United States in its ...

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GWAR's DAVE BROCKIE To Be Laid To Rest Today

According to DEVILDRIVER vocalist Dez Fafara, late GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (a.k.a. Oderus Urungus) will be "laid to rest" later today (Tuesday, April 1). Brockie was found dead in his home in Richmond on March 23. He was 50 years old. GWAR manager Jack Flanagan released a statement saying, "It is with a saddened heart ...

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GWAR's ODERUS URUNGUS: The HYSTERIA TV Interview (Video)

Hysteria TV has uploaded a video interview with GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (a.k.a. Oderus Urungus) conducted on February 22 at the Brisbane stop of this year's Soundwave festival in Australia. Check it out below. Brockie was found dead in his home in Richmond on Sunday night (March 23). He was 50 years old. GWAR manager ...

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AUTOPSY: New Song 'The Howling Dead' Available For Streaming

U.S. death metal legends AUTOPSY have completed work on their seventh studio album, "Tourniquets, Hacksaws And Graves", for an April 29 release via Peaceville Records (April 21 in Europe). The CD was recorded at Fantasy Studios with producer Adam Munoz, and sees a continuation of AUTOPSY's pursuit of the ultimate in metallic horror and extremity, ...

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GWAR Frontman DAVE BROCKIE's Death Investigated As Drug-Related

According to WWBT, the NBC-affiliated television station for Richmond, Virginia, investigators looking into whether the death of GWAR lead singer Dave Brockie may have been drug-related. Law enforcement sources told the station the investigation is leading them to believe Brockie's death Sunday is drug-related, but the Medical Examiner will determine the exact cause. ...

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AUTOPSY's CHRIS REIFERT To Release VIOLATION WOUND Debut

Vic Records has announced the signing of VIOLATION WOUND, the punk/rock/metal band formed by Chris Reifert (DEATH, ABSCESS, AUTOPSY) on guitar and vocals. Due on May 26, the band's debut album features guest appearances from Danny Coralles and Eric Cutler (both guitar players in AUTOPSY). The production is raw and primitive and as punk as ...

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Members Of Extended GWAR Family Pay Tribute To DAVE BROCKIE (Video)

Richmond, Virginia CBS affiliate WTVR has posted a video report on the passing of Dave Brockie, who founded and fronted the theatrical shock rock band GWAR under the name Oderus Urungus. The three-and-half-minute clip features those closest to Brockie that were members of the extended GWAR family — from store managers to costume designers to ...

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GOATWHORE's BEN FALGOUST Pays Tribute To GWAR's DAVE BROCKIE

Ben Falgoust (pictured), vocalist for GOATWHORE and SOILENT GREEN, has released the following statement regarding the passing of GWAR frontman Dave Brockie (a.k.a. Oderus Urungus): "Right now my heart is wedged in my throat and I have this overwhelmed feeling of loss. My words can't, and never will, describe this. "We have lost someone that ...

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GWAR Frontman DAVE BROCKIE A.K.A. ODERUS URUNGUS Dead At 50

**UPDATE**: GWAR's manager, Jack Flanagan, has released the following statement: "It is with a saddened heart that I confirm my dear friend Dave Brockie, artist, musician, and lead singer of GWAR, passed away at approximately 6:50 p.m. EST Sunday, March 23, 2014. His body was found Sunday by his bandmate at his home in Richmond, ...

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VALLENFYRE: 'Splinters' Album Artwork Unveiled

VALLENFYRE, the U.K. death metal band featuring Gregor Mackintosh, songwriter and guitarist of PARADISE LOST, alongside members of MY DYING BRIDE, AT THE GATES and DOOM, will release its second full-length album, "Splinters", on May 12 in Europe and on May 13 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD's simple-yet-striking cover artwork was ...

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THY ART IS MURDER Interviewed By SOUNDWAVE TV (Video)

Heavy music presenter Christina Rowatt of Soundwave TV conducted an interview with Australia's hottest new extreme metal export THY ART IS MURDER on Sunday, February 23 at the Sydney stop of this year's Soundwave festival in Australia. You can now watch the chat below. THY ART IS MURDER's second album, "Hate", was released in the ...

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