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MAELSTROM: Teaser Track Posted Online

Long Beach, New York-based cinematic metal band MAELSTROM has posted a teaser of the track "A Futile Crusade" online at its MySpace page. The song is featured on the group's forthcoming three-song EP, "It Was Predestined" (Perfect Storm Recordings), which is due this November. The three tracks have been re-imaginined and re-constructed from ...

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BLACKENED Featuring HATEBREED Members: New Song Posted Online

BLACKENED, the new Connecticut-based hardcore/metal band featuring current and former members of the juggernaut that is HATEBREED (bassist Chris Beattie and original drummer and founding member Dave Russo) as well as current Connecticut contenders and alum alike, including vocalist Jay Reason (THE DISTANCE) and guitarist Chris Legg (FASTBREAK), has issued the following update: "We're excited ...

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MAELSTROM To Release 'It Was Predestined' EP In November

Long Beach, New York-based cinematic metal band MAELSTROM has re-imagined and re-constructed music written 20 years ago and is planning on releasing it for the first time ever on CD in the form of a three-song EP, "It Was Predestined". Due in November via Perfect Storm Recordings, the material on the EP, originally written back ...

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BLACKENED Featuring HATEBREED Members: Demo Song Posted Online

BLACKENED, the new Connecticut-based hardcore/metal band featuring current and former members of the juggernaut that is HATEBREED (bassist Chris Beattie and original drummer and founding member Dave Russo) as well as current Connecticut contenders and alum alike, including vocalist Jay Reason (THE DISTANCE) and guitarist Chris Legg (FASTBREAK), has posted a demo version of the ...

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EDEN'S CURSE Returns With 'The Second Coming'

AFM Records (Germany), Metal Mayhem Music (North America) and Spiritual Beast (Japan) have announced the return of multi-national melodic metallers EDEN'S CURSE and their sophomore studio release, "The Second Coming". Once again production duties were handled by PINK CREAM 69 bassist and producer extraordinaire Dennis Ward (ANGRA, KROKUS, SILENT FORCE, ALLEN/LANDE) as the band have ...

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LEVEL-C To Release Debut Via LOCOMOTIVE

Cleveland, Ohio-based all-female metal act LEVEL-C will release its self-titled debut album on July 11 in Europe and July 29 in the U.S. via Locomotive Records. Founded in 2002, LEVEL-C was featured on the premiere of MTV's "Battle For Ozzfest", which aired continuously for several months. LEVEL-C placed in the top ten overall with its ...

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TERROR: New Music Posted Online

Los Angeles hardcore/metal act TERROR is currently streaming two new songs on its MySpace page. "Let Me Sink" and "Relentless Through And Through" come off the band's third full-length album, "The Damned, The Shamed", which is scheduled for release on June 10 (May 26 in Europe) via Century Media Records. The CD was ...

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IGNITE: Footage From European Tour Posted Online

A four-minute clip featuring highlights from IGNITE's current European tour with TERROR, STRUNG OUT, DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR and BURNTHE8TRACK can be viewed below. IGNITE will film a concert DVD on April 20 in Leipzig, Germany. The band's tentative setlist for Leipzig concert is as follows: 01. Bleeding 02. Fear Is Our Tradition 03. Who Sold ...

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IGNITE To Film Concert DVD

Orange County hardcore band IGNITE is currently touring Europe with TERROR, STRUNG OUT, DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR and BURNTHE8TRACK. Commented the group: First of all, this tour just keeps getting better! The last few days have been really good with a sold out show in Cologne, Germany at the Essig Fabrik. 1,500 people crammed into the ...

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NONPOINT To Headline 'The Most Wanted' Tour

NONPOINT will headline this spring's "The Most Wanted" tour. Sponsored by Cage Rattle Radio, the tour is set to ignite on May 10 in Houston, Texas and will feature Los Angeles rockers THE EXIES filling support duties with up-and-comers DEEPFIELD and UNDER THE FLOOD kicking off the festivities nightly. NONPOINT is currently plotting a spring ...

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TERROR Launches Tour Blog

Los Angeles hardcore/metal act TERROR has just kicked off a European tour with IGNITE, DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR and STRUNG OUT. Fans out there can be a part of this extravaganza by checking TERROR's daily tour reports on www.mtv.no/terrorblog. A brand new TERROR track entitled "Relentless Through And Through" has been posted on the ...

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ECONOLINE CRUSH To Support ALICE COOPER In Canada

ECONOLINE CRUSH, the Canadian band featuring drummer Brent Fitz (ex-ALICE COOPER), has been confirmed as the support act for ALICE COOPER on his upcoming Canadian tour. The dates are as follows: Sep. 19 - Vancouver, BC - The Centre For Performing Arts Sep. 20 - Vernon, BC - Multiplex Sep. 21 - Kamloops, BC - ...

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TERROR Bassist: 'The New Record Is DONE!'

Bassist Jonathan Buske of the Los Angeles hardcore/metal act TERROR has issued the following update: "Just checking in to let you all know that the new record is DONE!!! We finished tracking and doing vocals a few days ago and have been working with Zeuss [producer Chris 'Zeuss' Harris; SHADOWS FALL, HATEBREED] on mixes for ...

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TERROR Prepares To Record New Album

Los Angeles hardcore/metal act TERROR has issued the following update: "We'll be leaving in a few days for South Korea and Japan, then hit the studio in February to record the new full-length (for an undetermined NEW label). Expect updates from the studio. March we will be out with the mighty EARTH CRISIS across the ...

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SWORN ENEMY: Interview, Performance Footage Posted Online

Queens, New York-based hardcore/metal act SWORN ENEMY recently annihilated Europe with HATEBREED, AGNOSTIC FRONT and IGNITE. Commented guitarist Lorenzo Antonucci: "We just got back from our biggest European tour ever. It was amazing to meet back up with all of our friends in HATEBREED, AGNOSTIC FRONT, IGNITE, EVERGREEN TERRACE, DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR and RINGWORM. We ...

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RINGWORM: 'The Ninth Circle' Video Posted Online

Cleveland-based metal/hardcore band RINGWORM has posted its video for the song "The Ninth Circle" on YouTube. Watch the clip below. "The Ninth Circle" comes off RINGWORM's new LP, "The Ninth Circle: The Venomous Grand Design", which was released on August 21 via Victory. The CD was recorded with Ben Schigel (CHIMAIRA, WALLS OF JERICHO) at ...

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RINGWORM Added To PERSISTENCE TOUR

Cleveland-based metal/hardcore band RINGWORM has been added to the Persistence Tour 2007, which is set to kick off November 29 in Wiesbaden, Germany. The lineup for the trek is now as follows: HATEBREED AGNOSTIC FRONT IGNITE EVERGREEN TERRACE SWORN ENEMY DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR RINGWORM For more information, visit www.myspace.com/persistencetour. RINGWORM's new LP, "The ...

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SWORN ENEMY: New Song Posted Online

Queens, New York-based hardcore/metal act SWORN ENEMY has a posted a new song called "Time To Rage" on its MySpace page. The track comes off the group's new album, "Maniacal", due in North America in February 2008 via Century Media Records (November 12, 2007 in Europe). The CD was produced by Tim Lambesis ...

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OBLIGE To Release 'Expectants' This Month

Inland Empire, California's extreme metal outfit OBLIGE will release its debut album, "Expectants", on October 23 via Stillborn Records (HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta's record label). The band, which recently announced the addition of drummer Andrew Holzbaur (ex-HOSTILITY) and bassist Cheyne Smith, will take part in the "Persistence Tour 2007" alongside HATEBREED, AGNOSTIC FRONT, IGNITE, SWORN ...

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