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COMMANDER To Support DESTRUCTION, BEHEMOTH

German death metal act COMMANDER will support DESTRUCTION on May 11 at Turock in Essen, Germany. COMMANDER will also embark on a Balkan tour in May as the support act for Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH. The dates are as follows: May 27 - Zagreb, Croatia - Mocvara May 28 - Sarajevo, Bosnia - SA Club ...

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NILE: New Album To Arrive In July

Nuclear Blast Records has set a July 20 German release date (July 23 in the rest of Europe) for the new NILE album, entitled "Ithyphallic". The CD was recorded at Sound Lab Studios in Columbia, South Carolina with producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE) and engineer Bob Moore. Songtitles set to appear on the ...

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France's HELLFEST: Final Running Order Announced

The final running order has been announced for Hellfest, a three-day metal festival scheduled to take place June 22-24 in Clisson, France. It is as follows: Friday, June 22: Main Stage: KORN SLAYER MACHINE HEAD HATEBREED MASTODON CHIMAIRA LAMB OF GOD BLOODSIMPLE DEW-SCENTED Gibson Stage: CANNIBAL CORPSE MAYHEM BRUTAL TRUTH EARTH CRISIS UNEARTH MISERY INDEX ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Confirmed For Germany's BATTLE OF METAL Festival

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY has been confirmed for the Battle of Metal open-air festival, set to take place July 5-7, 2007 at Eventzentrum in Geiselwind, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BEHEMOTH BELOVED ENEMY BLACK LABEL SOCIETY DEATHSTARS DISBELIEF DRONE EISHEILIG EISREGEN ELIS ENSIFERUM HAGGARD HOLY MOSES IN EXTREMO KATAKLYSM ...

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KING DIAMOND Making Tour Plans

KING DIAMOND manager Ole Bang has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Rumours saying that KING DIAMOND is planning for a tour in support of the new album have been posted on the web. Without going into detail, I can say that this is correct. More info as we firm it ...

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Buy OZZY OSBOURNE's New CD, Get First Chance At OZZFEST Tickets

In February, OZZY OSBOURNE made the ground-breaking announcement that Ozzfest will be free for all this summer. In continuing to give back to his fans, a limited number of specially marked copies of "Black Rain" (Epic Records), Osbourne's first studio album of all-new material in six years, will contain a code for a first chance ...

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BEHEMOTH Confirmed For Czech Republic's OBSCENE EXTREME Festival

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have been confirmed for this year’s Obscene Extreme festival, set to take place July 5-7 in Trutnov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AFGRUND ASSASSIN BEHEMOTH BIRDFLESH BRUTAL TRUTH CARNAL DECAY CLITEATER CRITICAL MADNESS CUTTERED FLESH DEBUSTROL DESTRUCTIVE EXPLOSION OF ANAL GARLAND DIGESTED FLESH DISTORTED IMPALEMENT DISTRESS ...

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BEHEMOTH: New 'The Apostasy' Webisode Available

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have posted the latest webisode documenting the making of their new album, "The Apostasy". Watch it at YouTube. "The Apostasy" is scheduled for release in July via Century Media Records. The group's most ambitious and epic offering yet, it was recorded in the band's hometown of Gdansk with Nergal ...

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NAPALM DEATH Frontman Checks In From NO MERCY FESTIVALS European Tour

British grindcore legends NAPALM DEATH are currently devastating stages all across Europe on this year's No Mercy Festivals tour alongside MOONSPELL, BEHEMOTH, DEW-SCENTED and ROOT. Commented vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway: "Once again, the bill on this No Mercy Festivals tour has been pretty diverse, but it hasn't stopped NAPALM DEATH getting a really nice reception ...

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OZZFEST 2007: First Ticketing Details Released

You've heard about how Ozzfest is boldly redefining the concert industry this year by making all the tickets to the summer's premiere touring concert festival entirely free for fans. Well, Ozzfest fans have a number of ways to score a pair of tickets to "FreeFest" — which will rock mightily with festival's namesake OZZY OSBOURNE ...

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BEHEMOTH Mainman Checks In From European Tour

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH are currently on the road in Europe as part of this year's No Mercy Festival tour alongside ROOT, DEW-SCENTED, NAPALM DEATH and MOONSPELL. The band's mainman Nergal has checked in with the following report: "It's the first touring experience in seven months for us, and let me tell you the truth, ...

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GWAR Set For SOUNDS OF THE UNDERGROUND

According to GWAR's official web site, the band has been confirmed as the headliner of the third annual Sounds of the Underground tour, set to take place this summer. Other bands that are rumored to appear include SHADOWS FALL, JOB FOR A COWBOY and EVERY TIME I DIE. An official announcement regarding this year's lineup ...

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NILE: OZZFEST 'Off' Dates Announced

NILE has lined up the following Ozzfest "off" dates with Taiwan's CHTHONIC: July 20 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Theatre July 27 - Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater July 29 - Lawrence, KS @ Bottleneck Aug. 09 - Cleveland, OH @ Harpo’s Aug. 21 - New York, NY @ B.B. King Blues Club (with ...

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NEVERMORE, HAGGARD Confirmed For Italy's EVOLUTION FESTIVAL

NEVERMORE and HAGGARD have been confirmed for the Evolution Festival, set to take place July 7 in Firenze, Italy. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BEHEMOTH CYNIC FLASHBACK OF ANGER GORY BLISTER HAGGARD KATAKLYSM KINGCROW NEVERMORE SEBASTIAN BACH VIRGIN STEELE NEVERMORE recently commenced the writing process for their much-anticipated new ...

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BEHEMOTH, SAMAEL Confirmed For Germany's BATTLE OF METAL Festival

BEHEMOTH and SAMAEL have been confirmed for the Battle of Metal open-air festival, set to take place July 5-7, 2007 at Eventzentrum in Geiselwind, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BEHEMOTH BELOVED ENEMY DEATHSTARS DISBELIEF DRONE EISHEILIG EISREGEN ELIS ENSIFERUM HAGGARD HOLY MOSES IN EXTREMO KATAKLYSM LEGIO MORTIS MAMBO ...

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VADER, BEHEMOTH Confirmed For Sweden's PEACE & LOVE Festival

Polish metal veterans VADER and BEHEMOTH have been confirmed for the Peace & Love festival, set to take place June 28-30 in the center of Borlänge, Sweden. Also scheduled to appear are MESHUGGAH, HAMMERFALL, CRASHDIET, IGGY & THE STOOGES, HANOI ROCKS, SABATON, MORGANA LEFAY and DOZER, among others. In 2006, the festival organizers began to ...

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Cannibal - STATIC-X

"Cannibal", the fifth album from STATIC-X, is also the band's most reductive and minimalist effort to date. It's stripped down and more raw than anything the band has done before, with a more brittle, punk-like production instead of the usual dense wall of sound the band has created in the past (the band split with ...

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The Hinderers - DAATH

They brought in the big dogs for DAATH's debut album, "The Hinderers". A James Murphy production (co-produced by the band), engineering assistance from Andy Sneap, and a Colin Richardson mix gives the disc the kind of fat and chunky sound that's been heard on other Roadrunner releases from bands like DEVILDRIVER. Along with the ubiquitous ...

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