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VENOMOUS CONCEPT Feat. NAPALM DEATH, BRUTAL TRUTH Members: New Song 'The Potters Ground' Streaming

VENOMOUS CONCEPT — the international grind punk "supergroup" featuring BRUTAL TRUTH vocalist Kevin Sharp and bassist Danny Lilker alongside NAPALM DEATH members Shane Embury (bass) and Danny Herrera (drums), plus guitarist John Cooke, will release its third full-length album, "Kick Me Silly - VC III", on January 8, 2016 via Season Of Mist. "Kick Me ...

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ABBATH Loses Guitarist PER VALLA

According to Collide, Norwegian session guitarist Per Valla has left ABBATH, the band led by ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath). Valla explained in a statement: "After having played as session guitarist with ABBATH since May this year, I have recently decided that it is time for me to leave the band for ...

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ABBATH Loses Drummer KEVIN FOLEY

French drummer Kevin Foley (pictured) has left ABBATH, the band led by ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath). Foley says in a statement: "As a few of you might already know, I've been busy this year playing with the Norwegian band ABBATH as a mysterious character called 'Creature' (Sorry to disappoint you if you thought ...

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ABBATH: New Song 'Count The Dead' Available For Streaming

"Count The Dead", a brand new song from ABBATH, the band led by ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath), can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from ABBATH's self-titled debut album, which will be released on January 22, 2016 via Season Of Mist. "Abbath" track listing: 01. To War 02. ...

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ROTTING CHRIST To Release 'Rituals' Album In February

Greek extreme metallers ROTTING CHRIST will release their new album, "Rituals", on February 12 via Season Of Mist. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. In Nomine Dei Nostri 02. Ze Nigmar 03. Elthe Kyrie 04. Les Litanies De Satan (Les Fleurs Du Mal) 05. Apage Satana 06. Tou Thanatou 07. For ...

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FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE: 'King' Album Artwork Unveiled

Italian symphonic-death metal masters FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE have revealed the cover artwork to their upcoming album, "King". This stunning visualization was created by acclaimed contemporary artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, KATAKLYSM, HATEBREED). Comments the band: "This work of art is nothing more than the picture of an old world coming to an end.The author, Eliran ...

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New Song Premiere: ABBATH's 'Winter Bane'

"Winter Bane", a brand new song from ABBATH, the band led by ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath), can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is taken from ABBATH's self-titled debut album, which will be released on January 22, 2016 via Season Of Mist. "Abbath" track listing: 01. To War 02. Winter ...

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VENOMOUS CONCEPT Feat. NAPALM DEATH, BRUTAL TRUTH Members: 'Kick Me Silly - VC III' Album Due In January

VENOMOUS CONCEPT — the international grind punk "supergroup" featuring BRUTAL TRUTH vocalist Kevin Sharp and bassist Danny Lilker alongside NAPALM DEATH members Shane Embury (bass) and Danny Herrera (drums), plus guitarist John Cooke, will release its third full-length album, "Kick Me Silly - VC III", on January 8, 2016 via Season Of Mist. "Kick Me ...

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HATE ETERNAL Recruits Ex-OBSCURA Drummer HANNES GROSSMANN For Upcoming Tour

Drummer Chason Westmoreland has left HATE ETERNAL due to "family matters." Stepping in for him during the band's North American headlining tour with MISERY INDEX, BEYOND CREATION and RIVERS OF NIHIL will be Hannes Grossmann (OBSCURA, NECROPHAGIST). Commented HATE ETERNAL's Erik Rutan: "Hannes is an incredible drummer, amazing person and absolute professional. "We had the ...

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Video: ABBATH's Version Of IMMORTAL's 'Nebular Ravens Winter'

ABBATH, the band led by ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath), has released a video for its version of the IMMORTAL song "Nebular Ravens Winter". Check it out below. ABBATH will release a seven-inch single, "Count The Dead", on December 11 via Season Of Mist. The A-side features the title track while the B-side consists ...

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Video: Ex-IMMORTAL Frontman ABBATH's Version Of I's 'Warriors'

ABBATH, the band led by ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath), has released a video for its cover version of the I song "Warrior", which was originally featured on the album "Between Two Worlds", issued by Nuclear Blast in 2006. Check it out below. ABBATH will release a seven-inch single, "Count The Dead", on December ...

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Video Premiere: ABBATH's 'Fenrir Hunts'

"Fenrir Hunts", the brand new video from ABBATH, the band led by ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath), can be seen below. The clip is a live recording of a new ABBATH track, the studio version of which will appear on the group's forthcoming debut album, due in January 2016 via Season Of Mist. The ...

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CYNIC Taps Drummer MATT LYNCH For EUROBLAST Appearance

The remaining members of legendary progressive rock innovators CYNIC will headline this year's edition of the Euroblast festival on October 3 in Cologne, Germany. Guitarist/vocalist Paul Masvidal and bassist Sean Malone will be joined by drummer Matt Lynch, best known for his work in the jazz-fusion project TRIOSCAPES with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME bassist ...

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CYNIC 'Will Continue One Way Or Another,' Says PAUL MASVIDAL

Paul Masvidal of legendary progressive rock innovators CYNIC says that the band will continue despite drummer Sean Reinert's announcement that CYNIC was breaking up. Reinert released a statement earlier today claiming that CYNIC was disbanding "due to artistic and personal differences." He added that his "longstanding creative partnership" with Paul "has simply endured so much ...

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CYNIC Calls It Quits… Again

Legendary progressive rock innovators CYNIC — consisting of guitarist/vocalist Paul Masvidal, drummer Sean Reinert and bassist Sean Malone — have once again called it quits. Reinert has posted the following message on the band's official Facebook page: "It is with a heavy heart that I post today's CYNIC news. "CYNIC is no longer an active ...

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GORGUTS's Next Album Will Consist Of A Single Song

Canadian technical death metallers GORGUTS are putting the finishing touches on the songwriting process for the follow-up to 2013's "Colored Sands", tentatively due in early 2016. Speaking to Metal Injection at this month's Heavy Montreal festival in Montreal, Quebec, GORGUTS guitarist/vocalist Luc Lemay stated about the upcoming CD (see video below): "[Bassist] Colin ...

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HATE ETERNAL: Entire 'Infernus' Album Available For Streaming

"Infernus", the sixth full-length album from Florida-based extreme metallers HATE ETERNAL, can be streamed in its entirety using the SoundCloud widget below. Due on August 24 via Season Of Mist, the CD was recorded at HATE ETERNAL founder and principal member Erik Rutan's (guitar, vocals) Mana Recording Studio (CANNIBAL CORPSE, MOUNTAIN GOATS, GOATWHORE) in St. ...

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THE SWORD: Lyric Video For New Song 'The Dreamthieves'

Austin, Texas metal luminaries THE SWORD will release their new album, "High Country", on August 21 via Razor & Tie. Recorded in Austin, the CD was produced by Adrian Quesada and mixed by J. Robbins. "High Country" features 15 new compositions and will be released simultaneously in CD and double vinyl formats. It will be ...

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Audio Premiere: HATE ETERNAL's 'Infernus'

Florida-based extreme metallers HATE ETERNAL will release their sixth full-length album, "Infernus", on August 24 via Season Of Mist. The CD was recorded at HATE ETERNAL founder and principal member Erik Rutan's (guitar, vocals) Mana Recording Studio (CANNIBAL CORPSE, MOUNTAIN GOATS, GOATWHORE) in St. Petersburg, Florida. The cover artwork was created by renowned artist Eliran ...

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KYLESA To Release 'Exhausting Fire' Album In October

"Lost And Confused", a brand new song from Savannah rockers KYLESA, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's forthcoming album, "Exhausting Fire", which will be released on October 2 via Season Of Mist. The cover art for the CD was designed by KYLESA's longtime artist Shaun Beaudry. "Exhausting Fire" track listing: ...

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High Country - THE SWORD

By now, folks following Texas buzz-bombers THE SWORD have learned to expect no album is going to be the same listening experience. Following 2012's superb "Apocryphon", THE SWORD all but throw that album's playbook out the door on their latest release, "High Country", an album so flipping good (even for these guys) it hurts. Not ...

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THE SWORD: New Song 'Empty Temples' Available For Streaming

Austin, Texas metal luminaries THE SWORD will release their new album, "High Country", on August 21 via Razor & Tie. Recorded in Austin, the CD was produced by Adrian Quesada and mixed by J. Robbins. "High Country" features 15 new compositions and will be released simultaneously in CD and double vinyl formats. It will be ...

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HATE ETERNAL: New Song 'Zealot, Crusader Of War' Available For Streaming

Florida-based extreme metallers HATE ETERNAL will release their sixth full-length album, "Infernus", on August 24 via Season Of Mist. The CD was recorded at HATE ETERNAL founder and principal member Erik Rutan's (guitar, vocals) Mana Recording Studio (CANNIBAL CORPSE, MOUNTAIN GOATS, GOATWHORE) in St. Petersburg, Florida. The cover artwork was created by renowned artist Eliran ...

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