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ARCHITECTS Parts Ways With Bassist

British metallers ARCHITECTS have parted ways with bassist Ali Dean. Commented the band: "Most of you will already know that Ali was not part of our previous European tour due to commitments he had with his family. Unfortunately, these commitments are going to extend indefinitely and as a result he simply cannot commit the time ...

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THE FAMINE: 'Ad Mortem' Video Released

"Ad Mortem", the new video from the North Texas death metal outfit THE FAMINE, can be viewed below (courtesy of AOL's Noisecreep). The track comes off the band's new album, "The Architects Of Guilt", which is scheduled for release on February 15 via Solid State Records. The follow-up to 2008's "The Raven And ...

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THE FAMINE: New Song Available For Streaming

"The Crown And The Holy See", a brand new song from the North Texas death metal outfit THE FAMINE, can be streamed using the audio player below (courtesy of AOL's Noisecreep). The track comes off the band's new album, "The Architects Of Guilt", which is scheduled for release on February 15 via Solid ...

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ARCHITECTS: 'The Here And Now' First-Week Sales Revealed

"The Here And Now", the new album from the British quintet ARCHITECTS, sold around 900 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 47 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who ...

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THE FAMINE: 'The Architects Of Guilt' Trailer Released

A trailer for "The Architects Of Guilt", the new album from the North Texas death metal outfit THE FAMINE, can be viewed below. Due on February 15 via Solid State Records, the follow-up to 2008's "The Raven And The Reaping" was produced by D. Braxton Henry (ex-DEVOURMENT) and was mixed by Jason Suecof (THE BLACK ...

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DIAMOND HEAD, AIRBOURNE, ARCHITECTS Confirmed For U.K.'s SONISPHERE

DIAMOND HEAD, AIRBOURNE, ARCHITECTS and WEEZER have been confirmed for the U.K. edition of the Sonisphere festival, set to take place July 8-10 at Knebworth. Commented DIAMOND HEAD guitarist Brian Tatler: "DIAMOND HEAD have been given the fantastic opportunity of opening for the 'Big Four' [METALLICA, MEGADETH, SLAYER and ANTHRAX] at this year's Sonisphere festival, ...

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ROB ZOMBIE, DISTURBED, APOCALYPTICA, ALTER BRIDGE, Others Confirmed For France's HELLFEST

ROB ZOMBIE, APOCALYPTICA, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, DISTURBED, ALTER BRIDGE, MONSTER MAGNET, THE CULT, MORBID ANGEL, MESHUGGAH and SUICIDE SILENCE are among the newly confirmed bands for this year's edition of Hellfest, set to take place June 17-19, 2011 in Clisson, France. The festival billing is as follows: Friday, June 17: IGGY AND THE STOOGES ROB ZOMBIE ...

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THE SOULLESS: New Album Title Revealed

British melodic death metallers THE SOULLESS (formerly IGNOMINIOUS INCARCERATION) have set "Isolated" as the title of their new album, due in April via Earache Records. The CD was recorded at Outhouse Studios in Reading, England with producer John Mitchell (ARCHITECTS, FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND, ENTER SHIKARI). An eight-minute video clip featuring footage from the studio ...

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THE FAMINE: Another New Song Posted Online

"A Fragile Peace", a brand new track from the North Texas death metal outfit THE FAMINE, can heard in the YouTube clip below. The song comes off the band's new album, "The Architects Of Guilt", which will be released on February 15 via Solid State Records. The follow-up to 2008's "The Raven And The Reaping" ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and ARKONA have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 24-26, 2011 in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 24: SCORPIONS VOLBEAT JOURNEY FOREIGNER ICED EARTH EPICA PARKWAY DRIVE THE DAMNED THINGS MASTERS OF REALITY HEAVEN SHALL BURN ...

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SIX REASONS TO KILL: 'My Bitterness' Video Released

"My Bitterness", the new video from Koblenz, Germany-based extreme metallers SIX REASONS TO KILL, can be viewed below. The track comes off the band's fourth album, "Architects Of Perfection", which is scheduled for release on January 28 via Massacre Records. "Architects Of Perfection" track listing: 01. Welcome To Forever 02. My Bitterness 03. False Absolution ...

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KHARIOT Completes Work On Debut Album

Perth, Western Australia-based "progressive extreme" metallers KHARIOT will release their debut album, "Disymposium", as a limited-edition digipak in March/April. Recorded at Southern Darkness Recordings from July to November 2010, the CD consists of "11 tracks of dissonant melodies, obscure twin harmonies and counterpoint, thrashing solos, crushing technical riffs, hypnotic basslines, dual diabolical screams and gutturals; ...

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THE FAMINE: New Song Posted Online

"Ad Mortem", a brand new track from the North Texas death metal outfit THE FAMINE, can heard in the YouTube clip below. The song comes off the band's new album, "The Architects Of Guilt", which will be released on February 15 via Solid State Records. The follow-up to 2008's "The Raven And The Reaping" was ...

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THE FAMINE: Audio Sample Of New Song Available

A short audio sample of a new song from the North Texas death metal outfit THE FAMINE can heard in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the band's new album, "The Architects Of Guilt", which will be released on February 15 via Solid State Records. The follow-up to 2008's "The Raven And The ...

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THE FAMINE: New Album Details Revealed

North Texas death metal outfit THE FAMINE has posted the first in a series of video blogs featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the band's new album, "The Architects Of Guilt". Check it out below. "The Architects Of Guilt" will be released on February 15 via Solid State Records. The follow-up to 2008's "The ...

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TRIPTYKON Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

TRIPTYKON — the group formed by former HELLHAMMER/CELTIC FROST singer, guitarist, and main songwriter Tom Gabriel Warrior — has been confirmed for next year's edition of the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 24-26, 2011 in Dessel, Belgum. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 24: SCORPIONS VOLBEAT JOURNEY FOREIGNER ...

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SIX REASONS TO KILL: New Song Available For Streaming

"Welcome To Forever", a brand new song from Koblenz, Germany-based extreme metallers SIX REASONS TO KILL, is available for streaming at this location. The track comes off the band's fourth album, "Architects Of Perfection", which is scheduled for release on January 28, 2011 via Massacre Records. "Architects Of Perfection" track listing: 01. Welcome ...

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ARCHITECTS: 'The Here And Now' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

British quintet ARCHITECTS will release its new album, "The Here And Now", via Century Media Records on the following dates: Germany, Austria, Switzerland: January 21 Rest Of Europe: January 24 USA/Canada: January 25 Australia/NZ: January 28 The CD was produced by Steve Evetts, who has previously worked with THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN and SEPULTURA, among ...

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SIX REASONS TO KILL Signs With MASSACRE RECORDS

Koblenz, Germany-based extreme metallers SIX REASONS TO KILL have inked a deal with Massacre Records. The band's fourth album, "Architects Of Perfection", is scheduled for release on January 28, 2011. Commented the band: "After several months of working and recording on our forthcoming album, we're happy to have [Massacre Records, a] strong an established partner ...

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ARCHITECTS: 'Day In Day Out' Video Released

"Day In Day Out", the new video from the British quintet ARCHITECTS, can be viewed below (courtesy of AltPress.com). The clip was filmed on October 8 at Koko in London, England and follows mainman Sam Carter through a series of beautifully shot scenes that culminates with a gigantic performance scene that is bound to ignite ...

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ARCHITECTS: First 'The Here And Now' Trailer Released

British quintet ARCHITECTS has launched the first online trailer for its upcoming album, "The Here And Now". In the clip below, Andrew Neufeld from COMEBACK KID talks about the wonders of modern technology that allowed him to record guest vocals on the track "Stay Young Forever". "The Here And Now" will be released via Century ...

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Doom Legends PENTAGRAM Sign With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Long-running D.C. doom legends PENTAGRAM, with riff-meister Victor Griffin back in the fold, will record their new album, "Last Rites", between November 29 and December 21 for a late March/early April release via Metal Blade Records. The effort will be a double-disc set consisting of the new studio album and a DVD of the band's ...

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