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KATAKLYSM's MAURIZIO IACONO: Artist Profile Interview Part 2

The second part of a new interview with singer Mauricio Iacono of Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM in which he discusses how he got into metal and what his first concert experience was like can be seen below. KATAKLYSM recently announced that Oli Beaudoin will be the drummer for the band on the next ...

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ABORTED: 'Coffin Upon Coffin' Lyric Video

Death metal psychopaths ABORTED will release their eighth full-length album, "The Necrotic Manifesto", on April 28 in Europe and on April 29 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD was completed with Danish producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, MERCENARY). The official lyric video for the "Coffin Upon Coffin" song can be ...

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KATAKLYSM Names Drummer OLI BEAUDOIN Permanent Member Of Band

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM have issued the following statement: "We are here today to announce that Oli Beaudoin will remain behind the throne as the drummer for KATAKLYSM on the next album and future tours. "Max [Duhamel] has informed that he cannot continue or return to the ranks at this time due to ...

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KATAKLYSM's MAURIZIO IACONO: Artist Profile Interview

A new interview with singer Mauricio Iacono of Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM in which he discusses how he got into metal and what his first concert experience was like can be seen below. KATAKLYSM will start their North American tour with European gore-grinders ABORTED this Thursday. Says Iacono: "It's been a little while ...

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KATAKLYSM's JEAN-FRANÇOIS DAGENAIS Speaks To NATALIE'S WORLD (Audio)

On February 25, Natalie Perez of Natalie's World conducted an interview with guitarist Jean-François Dagenais of Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM. You can now listen to the chat below. KATAKLYSM has recruited Tommy Jones (TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL, EX DEO) to direct the video for the band's rendition of the SACRED REICH classic "The American ...

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TESTAMENT's CHUCK BILLY Shares A Story From The Road (Video)

As part of Affliction's "Rock Star Stories" series, Jose Mangin, SiriusXM director of programming and on-air host (Liquid Metal, Ozzy's Boneyard, Octane), recently asked TESTAMENT frontman Chuck Billy to share a tale from the road. Check out the clip below. TESTAMENT's recent tour of Australia was the band's first with returning bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, ...

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ABORTED: 'Necrotic Manifesto' Song Available For Streaming

Death metal psychopaths ABORTED will release their eighth full-length album, "The Necrotic Manifesto", on April 28 in Europe and on April 29 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD was completed with Danish producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, MERCENARY). The "Necrotic Manifesto" song is available for streaming below. Comments ABORTED frontman ...

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TESTAMENT's CHUCK BILLY Speaks To HEAVY TV (Video)

Heavy TV conducted an interview with vocalist Chuck Billy of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT on February 28 at the Melbourne stop of this year's Soundwave festival in Australia. You can now watch the chat below. TESTAMENT's recent tour of Australia was the band's first with returning bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, DEATH, ICED EARTH). ...

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BLOODTRUTH Signs With UNIQUE LEADER RECORDS

Italian death metallers BLOODTRUTH have inked a deal with Unique Leader Records. The band's full-length debut will be released later this year. Titled "Obedience", the ten-track CD was engineered by Francesco Paoli and Cristiano Trionfera (both of FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE) at Sonic Hammer Studios, and was mixed and mastered by the Italian sound sorcerer Stefano Morabito ...

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TESTAMENT Featuring Returning Bassist STEVE DIGIORGIO: Melbourne Concert Footage

AndrewHaug.com has uploaded video footage of TESTAMENT' February 25 performance in Melbourne, Australia. Check it out below. TESTAMENT's current tour of Australia is the band's first with returning bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, DEATH, ICED EARTH). TESTAMENT last month announced the departure of bassist Greg Christian. DiGiorgio rejoined TESTAMENT as Christian's replacement. Steve was ...

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ABORTED: 'The Necrotic Manifesto' Album Details

Death metal psychopaths ABORTED have completed work on their eighth full-length album, "The Necrotic Manifesto", with Danish producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, MERCENARY). The CD will be released on April 28 in Europe and on April 29 in North America via Century Media Records. Comments ABORTED frontman Sven De Caluwé: "I can't believe ...

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Video: TESTAMENT Rehearses With Returning Bassist STEVE DIGIORGIO For First Time

Video footage of TESTAMENT's first rehearsal with returning bassist Steve DiGiorgio (SADUS, DEATH, ICED EARTH) can be seen below. TESTAMENT last month announced the departure of bassist Greg Christian. DiGiorgio has rejoined TESTAMENT as Christian's replacement. Steve was previously a member of TESTAMENT on "The Gathering" (1999) and "First Strike Still Deadly" (2001) albums. Christian ...

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ALESTORM Begins Recording Fourth Album

Scottish folk/power metallers ALESTORM have entered Lasse Lammert's LSD Studio in Lübeck, Germany to record their fourth full-length album, "Sunset On The Golden Age", due in the early summer via Napalm Records. "This is gonna blow all your expectations as to what an ALESTORM album is all about," comments ALESTORM's Christopher Bowes (vocals/keytar). "Over the ...

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TESTAMENT's CHUCK BILLY Talks 'Metal Masters 5' At NAMM (Video)

Vocalist Chuck Billy of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT was interviewed by Dean Guitars at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which is taking place January 23-26 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. You can now watch the chat below. TESTAMENT earlier in the month announced the departure of ...

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KATAKLYSM Interviewed By GetYourRockOut (Video)

GetYourRockOut conducted an interview with Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM at the band's January 14 show in Manchester, England. You can now watch the chat below. KATAKLYSM's new album, "Waiting For The End To Come", was released on October 29, 2013 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The artwork by Eliran Kantor ...

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TESTAMENT Working On New Material

According to a new tweet from TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick, he is currently "holed up" in a San Francisco Bay Area motel with fellow TESTAMENT axeman Eric Peterson and their guitars and mini-amps writing tunes for the band's next studio album. Skolnick says: "[We have] great ideas so far!" TESTAMENT last week announced the departure ...

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ABORTED Begins Recording New Album

Goremasters ABORTED have returned to Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark to record their eighth studio album, "The Necrotic Manifesto". Once again, the album will be helmed by Danish producer Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, MERCENARY). Comments ABORTED frontman Sven de Caluwé: "Well, it's been more than two years since we recorded 'Global Flatline', an ...

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KATAKLYSM: Quality Fan-Filmed Footage Of Essen Concert

Quality fan-filmed video footage of KATAKLYSM's January 11 performance in Essen, Germany can be seen below. KATAKLYSM's new album, "Waiting For The End To Come", was released on October 29, 2013 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The artwork by Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, HATEBREED) was featured on the deluxe digipak and LP versions of the ...

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Waiting for the End to Come - KATAKLYSM

Maurizio Iacono posits "If I Was God I'd Burn it All" on KATAKLYSM's eleventh studio album, "Waiting for the End to Come". Far more introspective a metal prospectus than your standard theme of flushing Mother Earth into an eternal conflagration at the cloven hooves of the deceiver. Rather than letting Satan torch the world for ...

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HELL'S DOMAIN: 'In The Trenches...' Video Released

The official video for the track "In The Trenches..." from HELL'S DOMAIN — the Danish thrash metal band featuring former members of HATESPHERE, KOLDBORN, EXMORTEM and ARTILLERY — can be seen below. The performance footage for the clip was filmed by Markus Prämaßing at the sold-out show at Logo in Hamburg, Germany, where HELL'S DOMAIN ...

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ORIGIN Preparing To Enter Studio

Technical death metallers ORIGIN will enter the studio later this month to begin recording their sixth album, "Omnipresent", for a summer release via Nuclear Blast Records. Comments ORIGIN drummer John Longstreth: "We figured it would only make sense to return to Chapman Recording in Lenexa, Kansas and torture poor Robert Rebeck with our decompositions until ...

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