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MADBALL: Summer 2010 Tour Video - Part 3

New York hardcore legends MADBALL have posted the third installment of their summer 2010 tour video series on their Facebook page. Be on the lookout for a new episode airing each and every Thursday. MADBALL will release its new album, "Empire", on October 12 via Good Fight Music. The CD was recorded at ...

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MADBALL Frontman Checks In From The Studio

New York City hardcore legends MADBALL are recording their new album, "Empire", at Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida for an October 12 release via Good Fight Music. Producing the effort is Erik Rutan, who has previously worked with MISERY INDEX, CANNIBAL CORPSE and GOATWHORE, among many others. Commented MADBALL vocalist Freddy Cricien: "Erik ...

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SINCE YESTERDAY Signs With GLASSTONE RECORDS

Turkey's SINCE YESTERDAY has inked a deal with Glasstone Records. The band's new album, "The Artificial Truth", will be released on September 6. SINCE YESTERDAY went to great lengths to make "The Artificial Truth" the best it could be, enlisting the talents of Will Putney of The Machine Shop Productions in New Jersey to produce, ...

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MADBALL To Release 'Empire' In The Fall

New York City hardcore legends MADBALL will enter Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida in July with producer Erik Rutan (MISERY INDEX, CANNIBAL CORPSE, GOATWHORE) to begin recording their new album, "Empire", for a late September/early October release via Good Fight Music. "I think [having Erik working on the album] is a good dynamic," ...

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INHUMAN Frontman Pays Tribute To PETER STEELE

Vocalist Mike Scondotto of Brooklyn, New York's INHUMAN — the hardcore band featuring AGNOSTIC FRONT members Joseph James and Steve Gallo — has released the following statement: "As a fan of his for over 20 years, [the news of Peter Steele's passing] is hitting me pretty hard. "Literally one hour before I got the text ...

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MADBALL Signs European Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

New York hardcore veterans MADBALL have inked a European deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's new album is scheduled for release later in the year. Commented MADBALL frontman Freddy Cricien: "I'm very proud to announce that we have signed with Nuclear Blast for Europe and its various territories. "We are entering a new and ...

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SICK OF IT ALL To Release New Album In April

New York hardcore legends SICK OF IT ALL have set "Based On A True Story" as the title of their new album, due on April 20 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2006's "Death To Tyrants" was recorded Antfarm Studios in Århus, Denmark with Danish producer Tue Madsen (HALFORD, BEHEMOTH, KATAKLYSM, THE HAUNTED). Commented ...

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SKARHEAD: 'P.S.P.' Video Released

"P.S.P.", the new video from SKARHEAD, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Don Capria for Onetencrew Films. The song comes off the band's new album, "Drugs, Music & Sex", which was released on November 17, 2009 in the U.S. and November 23, 2009 in Europe via I Scream Records. The CD was ...

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TERROR: In Writing Mode

Los Angeles hardcore/metal band TERROR is currently writing material for its fifth album, "Keepers Of The Faith", tentatively due next year. The past twelve months saw TERROR tour relentlessly across the world a number of times over in support of its highly acclaimed latest CD, "The Damned, The Shamed". The band will kick off the ...

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CRO-MAGS Live In Montreal

HardTimes.ca has uploaded video footage (see below) of CRO-MAGS' November 1, 2009 performance at the Underworld in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The band's lineup for the concert was as follows: John Joseph - Vocals A.J. Novello (LEEWAY, BOTH WORLDS) - Guitar Mackie Jayson (MADBALL, FUN LOVIN' CRIMINALS, LEEWAY) - Drums Mike Couls (AGENTS OF ...

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SICK OF IT ALL Working With Producer TUE MADSEN

Legendary New York hardcore band SICK OF IT ALL is currently at Antfarm Studios in Århus, Denmark with Danish producer Tue Madsen (HALFORD, BEHEMOTH, KATAKLYSM, THE HAUNTED) working on the follow-up to 2006's "Death To Tyrants" for an early 2010 release via Century Media Records. Regarding the direction of the new material, SICK OF IT ...

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SKARHEAD: 'D.F.F.' Video Released

"D.F.F.", the new video from SKARHEAD, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's long-awaited new album, "Drugs, Music & Sex", which is scheduled for release on November 17 in the U.S. and November 23 in Europe via I Scream Records. The CD was recorded and mixed by Dean Baltulonis (SICK OF IT ...

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MADBALL Frontman To Release Solo Album

Freddy Cricien, frontman for the legendary New York hardcore band MADBALL, will release a solo album on November 4 via his own Familia Entertainment label. Entitled "Catholic Guilt", the CD will feature Freddy's "tough-as-nails vocals but with different muscles flexed," according to a press release. "I'm doing everything on this album — singing, rhyming and ...

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KINGDOM Parts Ways With Bassist, Seeks Replacement

Vocalist Davin of the South Philadelphia vegan straight-edge natives KINGDOM was interviewed on August 2, 2009 in Tallinn, Estonia by a an Estonian hardcore web site. The chat can be viewed below. In other news, bassist Pierce has left KINGDOM. Davin writes in an online posting, "We're still all great friends. Message boards will be ...

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MADBALL: Video Interview Available

"B-Sides" recently conducted an interview with New York hardcore legends MADBALL. Watch a two-minute excerpt from the chat below. MADBALL recently announced the addition of drummer Ben Dussault (THROWDOWN, A DEATH FOR EVERY SIN) to the group's ranks. MADBALL's sixth album, "Infiltrate the System", came out August 21, 2007. The band shot the video for ...

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THICK AS BLOOD: 'Raising Hell' Video Available

"Raising Hell", the new video from Miami, Florida's THICK AS BLOOD, can be viewed below. Commented guitarist Randy Gonzalez: "For our 'Raising Hell' video, we decided to work with director Scott Hansen. Concept-wise, we went for something fun and crazy. Most bands in our genre always go for serious and evil videos so we decided ...

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AGNOSTIC FRONT Frontman Interviewed In Slovenia; Video Available

Vocalist Roger Miret of New York hardcore legends AGNOSTIC FRONT was interviewed by Slovenia's Vest when the band performed at the this year's Paranoid Open Air festival, which was held August 13-15, 2009 at Autopoligon Ljubecna, near Celje, Slovenia. Watch the chat below. AGNOSTIC FRONT's latest album, "Warriors" was released in North America on November ...

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HATEBREED: 'Thirsty And Miserable' Video Released

The video for HATEBREED's cover of the BLACK FLAG classic "Thirsty And Miserable" can be viewed below. The song was included on the Connecticut hardcore/metal masters' recently issued covers album, entitled "For The Lions", which sold around 10,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 58 ...

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ULVER Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT Festival

Progressive Norwegian black metal band ULVER has been confirmed for this year's Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 6-8 in Pevnost, Josefov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ACTION ADOR DORATH ANAAL NATHRAKH ASHES YOU LEAVE ATHEIST ATROX BENEATH THE MASSACRE BIOHAZARD BLACK BOMB A BRUJERIA BRUTAL TRUTH CARNIFEX ...

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LACUNA COIL: 'I Like It' Video Released

"I Like It", the new video from the Italian rock/metal outfit LACUNA COIL, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Kevin Custer, who has previously worked with KINGDOM OF SORROW, TESTAMENT, DOPE, MADBALL and OVERKILL, among others. The track comes off the band's latest album, "Shallow Life", which has sold 56,000 copies in ...

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