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ENEMYNSIDE To Enter Studio In March

Italian thrashers ENEMYNSIDE will enter Cellar Studio on March 13 with engineer Stefano Morabito (HOUR OF PENANCE, THEATRES DES VAMPIRES) to begin recording their second album, "In the Middle of Nowhere", tentatively due this summer. The front cover for the CD will be designed by Davide Nadalin of Nerve Design. ENEMYNSIDE recently announced the addition ...

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Prologue - END OF LEVEL BOSS

Former HANGNAIL vocalist Heck Armstrong has been kicking around the scene for years, but he's still got that teen scream going on, the primal yowl of a pimply young Chris Cornell celebrating the onset of his first pubes by caterwauling along with his beat-to-shit ZEPPELIN tapes in the shower. It's a throaty, untutored, emotional yell ...

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Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds that Go Undone - AKERCOCKE

England's AKERCOCKE are in a class by themselves, one of those bands that remains rooted in a death metal style without ever being limited by it. Those choosing to walk the path of the band's sinister and overtly Satanic tapestry of extremity were richly rewarded by albums like the brilliant "Choronzon", one that mixed crushing ...

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Former STATIC-X Guitarist Is A Free Man — For Now

MTV.com is reporting that former STATIC-X and DOPE guitarist Tripp Eisen was released from a California state prison last week, a little more than six months after his arrest on a single crimes-against-children count. Eisen's freedom could end up being short-lived, depending on what next week brings. He's due to stand before a ...

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AKERCOCKE: New Songs Posted Online

Two brand-new AKERCOCKE tracks, "Verdelet" and "The Penance", have been posted online at www.myspace.com/akercocke. The songs come off the U.K. black/death metallers' fourth album, "Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone", tentatively due in early 2006 via Earache Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Choronzon", "Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone" ...

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EXHUMED Confirmed For Germany's NRW DEATHFEST

Californian gore-metallers EXHUMED are the latest addition to this year's NRW Deathfest, a two-day indoor death/grind festival set to take place September 16-17 in Wermelskirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: EXHUMED (USA) AVULSED (Spain) BEHEADED (Malta) MALIGNANCY (USA) DEHUMANIZED (USA) MORTAL DECAY (USA) RESURRECTED (Germany) MINCING FURY AND GUTTURAL CLAMOUR OF ...

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VALKYRIE To Release Full-Length CD In August

VALKYRIE, the Virginia-based psychedelic stoner doomsters, will be releasing a full-length CD in late August via Twin Earth Records. The album will be engineered and produced at the Polar Bear Lair in Maryland by Chris Kozlowski, who has produced records for PENTAGRAM, SPIRIT CARAVAN, INTERNAL VOID, EARTHRIDE, PENANCE and PALE DIVINE, among others. VALKYRIE recently ...

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BEHEADED Confirmed For Germany's NRW DEATHFEST

Malta's BEHEADED have been confirmed for this year's NRW Deathfest, set to take place September 16-17 in Wermelskirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BEHEADED (Malta) MALIGNANCY (USA) AMPUTATED GENITALS (Columbia) RESURRECTED (Germany) MINCING FURY AND GUTTURAL CLAMOUR OF QUEER DECAY (Czech Rep.) HOUR OF PENANCE (Italy) REINFECTION (Poland) DESPONDENCY (Germany) INFESTED ...

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Doom Legends DREAM DEATH To Release Collection Of Rare Demos

Pittsburgh, PA's DREAM DEATH, who gained popularity among the metal underground in the Eighties, have returned to release "Back from the Dead" on Psychodoomelic Records. "Back from the Dead", compiled and produced by Mike Smail (currently in PENANCE, INTERNAL VOID and PENTAGRAM) is the official release of the three DREAM DEATH demos recorded in the ...

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VALKYRIE Announce New Lineup

VALKYRIE, the Virginia-based psychedelic stoner doomsters, have announced the addition of drummer Nic McInturff and bassist Nick Crabill to the group's ranks. A fresh new rhythm section backing up brothers Pete and Jake Adams on guitars and vocals has given a new energy to VALKYRIE, and many shows are planned in the upcoming months. The ...

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IRON MAN Confirmed For Indiana's TEMPLARS OF DOOM Festival

Maryland-based doomsters IRON MAN are the latest confirmation for "Templars Of Doom - The Second Crusade", an "all-doom" two-day festival scheduled to take place July 8-9 at Birdy's nightclub in Indianapolis, IN. The complete list of bands that will be performing at this year's event is as follows: AGAINST NATURE (ex-REVELATION) DEVIL TO PAY IRON ...

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NECROPHAGIA: 'Nightmare Scenarios' DVD Details Revealed

NECROPHAGIA's "Nightmare Scenarios" DVD (cover) will be released this Halloween through Red Stream, Inc. The disc includes nine videos in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, exclusive interviews with Killjoy, Paul Naschy, Jose Moral, Jorge Zarco, Dario Ferrer, and J. Luis Martine, "Behind the Scenes - Set Building", "How to Make a Monster: The Uncreation ...

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PENANCE Begin Writing New Material

Long-running doom metal band PENANCE have begun writing the follow-up to last year's "Spiritualnatural". "So far some very cool riffs and ideas have come in so we'll see what transpires going from riffs and song skeletons to the fully fleshed out versions," stated vocalist Brian Balich. "I know we're all excited to be creative and ...

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NECROPHAGIA: New Album Preview Available Online

A brand-new NECROPHAGIA track, entitled "Unearthed", is available for preview at this location. "Unearthed" will be featured on NECROPHAGIA's next full-length release, "Harvest Ritual Vol 1: Penance", tentatively due next summer. Recording for the CD will take place at state-of-the-art studios around the world and is expected to be completed by the year's ...

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NECROPHAGIA Complete Songwriting Sessions For New Album

NECROPHAGIA have completed the songwriting sessions for their next full-length release, to be titled "Harvest Ritual Vol 1: Penance". Songs set to appear on the CD include "Return to Texas", "Cadavera X", "Unearthed", "London (13 Demon Street)", and "Bleeding Eyes of the Eternally Damned". Recording will take place at state-of-the-art studios around the world and ...

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COUNT RAVEN Confirmed For Germany's DOOM SHALL RISE II Festival

Reformed Swedish doom legends COUNT RAVEN have been confirmed for the only European two-day doom metal festival, dubbed Doom Shall Rise II, to be held April 2-3, 2004 in Göppingen, Germany. The compete lineup for the festival is as follows (in alphabetical order): COUNT RAVEN (Sweden) DRECKSAU (Germany) MOURNING BELOVETH (Ireland) NORTHWINDS (France) ORODRUIN (USA) ...

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PENTAGRAM Announce New Lineup, Begin Work On New Material

Legendary doom metallers PENTAGRAM are currently working on material for their new album, tentatively due in early 2004. Joining vocalist Bobby Liebling in the new lineup are Kelly Carmichael (guitar, INTERNAL VOID), Adam S. Heinzmann (bass, INTERNAL VOID) and Mike Smail (drums, PENANCE). "We're working up some old stuff ['70s era songs], and also working ...

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PENANCE Finalize Track Listing For 'Spiritualnatural'

Long-running doom metal band PENANCE have finalized the track listing for their fifth studio album, "Spiritualnatural", due in late summer/early fall through Martyr Music. The follow-up to 2001's "Alpha And Omega" was produced by Chris Kozlowski at his Polar Bear Lair studio and will contain the following cuts: 01. Gemini 02. The Innocent 03. The ...

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MOURNING BELOVETH, PENANCE Confirmed For Germany's Doom Shall Rise II Festival

MOURNING BELOVETH, PENANCE and COLD EMBRACE are among the bands that have been confirmed for the only European two-day doom metal festival, dubbed Doom Shall Rise II, to be held April 2-3, 2004 in Göppingen, Germany. The line-up so far: COLD EMBRACE (Germany) MOURNING BELOVETH (Ireland) NORTHWINDS (France) ORODRUIN (USA) PENANCE (USA) PANTHEIST (Belgium) SHEPHERD ...

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STONER HANDS OF DOOM Festival: Tentative Line-Up Revealed

The next edition of the Stoner Hands Of Doom festival is scheduled to take place between November 8th and 10th at Hollywood Alley in Mesa, Arizona and will tentatively include appearances from the following acts: PENANCE SLOW HORSE SPIRIT CARAVAN TUMMLER OVERSOUL TPOG BORGO PASS SOLID DONKEY SOUTHERN GUN CULTURE STEAMROLLER HIGHWAY SPIRITU PINKY TUSCHADERO'S ...

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Archive News Nov 08, 2001

RAVEN bassist/vocalist John Gallagher has posted the following update on the band's activities at the group's official web site at www.ravenlunatics.com: “Hi!! It's been a while. Sorry to have been out of it for a while, but a lot has been happening behind the scenes... [Guitarist] Mark [Gallagher] &amp I were over ...

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