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BEHEMOTH To Begin Recording In Two Weeks

Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH are continuing work on their seventh full-length album, "Demigod", tentatively due in the fall through Regain Records (Europe), Century Media (USA and South America) and Mystic (Poland). "Last week we started rehearsing with in full line-up with session guitarist Seth (known from death metal band NOMAD)," the band write on their ...

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SALEM To Be Joined By BEHEMOTH's NERGAL For One-Off Concert

Israeli death/black metallers SALEM will be joined by special guest Nergal of the Polish metal band BEHEMOTH during their appearance at the City Hall club in Hifa on May 24 (Independence day of Israel). Nergal and SALEM will perform material from both groups as well as special cover versions of songs from other artists during ...

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BEHEMOTH: DVD Details Revealed

Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH have revealed the details of their upcoming DVD, tentatively due later in the year through Regain Records. According to guitarist/vocalist Nergal, "We've been working in E-Media Studio for one week now, on the stuff for our upcoming DVD. It's gonna be fully entertaining release I can assure you. Before we entered ...

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BEHEMOTH: Recording/Mixing Details Revealed

Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH are continuing work on their seventh full-length album, "Demigod", tentatively due in the fall through Regain Records (Europe), Century Media (USA and South America) and Mystic (Poland). Nergal (vocals/guitars) checked in with the following update: "We are very busy with song writing for our upcoming record, 'Demigod'. We have 10 songs ...

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ENFORSAKEN: 'The Forever Endeavor' To Include Bonus CD

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based death metallers ENFORSAKEN will be releasing their sophomore album, "The Forever Endeavor", in a special 2-CD jewel case, according to a post on their web site. CD 1 will be "The Forever Endeavor" in its entirety, while CD 2 will include 13 audio tracks and two video tracks from various Olympic Records ...

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SAURON Name New CD

Dutch black metallers SAURON have set "For A Dead Race" as the title of their second full-length album, tentatively due in late 2004 through Neurotic Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Universe Of Filth" will be recorded at Double Noise Studio in April and will be "more mature, more diverse and most of all more angry" ...

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BEHEMOTH: New Album Update

Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH are continuing work on their seventh full-length album, "Demigod", tentatively due in late 2004 through Regain Records (Europe), Century Media (USA and South America) and Mystic (Poland). So far, nine songs have been completed for the follow-up to 2002's "Zos Kia Cultus - Here And Beyond" (Avantgarde), which will be recorded ...

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INFINITED HATE Sign With DISPLEASED RECORDS

Dutch "extreme death metal" act INFINITED HATE, featuring members of SINISTER and HOUWITSER, have inked a two-album deal with Displeased Records. The group will enter AM studios in Gouda, Holland shortly with producer Andre van de Ree to record their full-length debut, "Revel In Bloodshed", due later in the year. Artwork for the forthcoming album ...

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VITAL REMAINS Announce U.S. Tour

VITAL REMAINS will embark on a national U.S. tour this spring alongside BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, CATTLE DECAPITATION and WATCH THEM DIE. The highly anticipated trek, the group's first with Glen Benton (DEICIDE) on vocals, is set to kick off in May and will be their first tour in support of their critically acclaimed album, "Dechristianize", ...

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SAURON To Enter Studio In April

Dutch black metallers SAURON will enter Double Noise Studio in April to begin recording their second full-length album, tentatively due in late 2004 through Neurotic Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Universe Of Filth", which saw light of day through Dark Horizon Records, will be "more mature, more diverse and most of all more angry" than ...

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BEHEMOTH Set Working Title For New Album

Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH have set "Demigod" as the working title of their seventh full-length album, tentatively due in late 2004 through Regain Records (Europe), Century Media (USA and South America) and Mystic (Poland). The follow-up to 2002's "Zos Kia Cultus - Here And Beyond" (Avantgarde) will be recorded this spring and will feature the ...

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BEHEMOTH Extend Contract With OLYMPIC RECORDINGS

Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH have extended their contract with Olympic Recordings. The group have already commenced the songwriting process for their highly anticipated new album and will enter the studio in early spring with hopes for a late 2004 release. This has been a breakthrough year for BEHEMOTH, who made their U.S. live debut at ...

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BEHEMOTH: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

After completing 31 dates with SIX FEET UNDER, SKINLESS and AS I LAY DYING in North America, Canada and Mexico, Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH have taken a two-week break in L. A. to prepare themselves for the last three shows they will do on this American tour (two of them in California and one in ...

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SAURON Sign With NEUROTIC RECORDS

Dutch black metallers SAURON have signed with Neurotic Records for the release of their as-yet-untitled sophomore full-length album, tentatively due in late 2004. The band have written around seven new tracks so far for the follow-up to their debut, "Universe Of Filth", which saw light of day through Dark Horizon Records. According to the group, ...

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RISE Seek Full-Time Rhythm Guitarist

Los Angeles-based blackened death metal band RISE are currently looking for a full-time rhythm guitar player. The, who recently inked a deal with Dragon Ship Records (the metal division of S.O.S. Records), will be re-releasing their 2001 album, "Divine Aeternum", as well as issuing a new full-length album early next year. Interested parties should check ...

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ANAL CUNT's SETH PUTNAM: 'CHRIS BARNES Is A Pussy'

ANAL CUNT frontman Seth Putnam reportedly caused SIX FEET UNDER singer Chris Barnes to cut short his band's headlining performance at The Living Room in Providence, Rhode Island on October 24 by screaming obscenities at the former CANNIBAL CORPSE vocalist and challenging him to a fight. The following is Putnam's account of the incident, as ...

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DESTROYER 666 To Tour Australia For First Time In Three Years

Australia's DESTROYER 666, who are currently based in Holland, will be returning to Australian shores in December/January for their first national tour in three years. The band's "The Wolves Return" tour will see the band appearing at the Metal For The Brain Festival in December before performing in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth for the ...

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BEHEMOTH Split With Guitarist, Seek Replacement

Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH have parted ways with session guitarist Havok and are currently seeking a replacement. Interested parties can contact the group at [email protected] Comments guitarist/vocalist Nergal, "Havok decided to part his ways with BEHEMOTH. Lately he's been struggling [with] some personal problems. As a result he lost interest in this band, and the ...

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THE CENTURY FAMILY Completes Worldwide Purchase of OLYMPIC RECORDINGS

The Los Angeles-based Century Family Inc., home to Century Media Records, has completed the worldwide purchase of Olympic Recordings, one of the world's leading underground metal labels. Established in Chicago in 1992, Olympic has built a solid catalog of releases and created brand loyalty within the extreme metal genre. During its decade of existence, the ...

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BEHEMOTH To Utilize Session Bassist On North American Tour

Polish extreme metal titans BEHEMOTH will be utilizing the services of bassist Istvan from the California black metal band RISE during their upcoming Un-Natural Born Killers tour, also featuring SIX FEET UNDER, SKINLESS and BLACK DAHLIA MURDER. The group's regular bass player, Orion, is unable to make the trek for reasons that have yet to ...

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THE UNNATURAL BORN KILLERS TOUR 2003: Tour Dates Announced

Most of the dates for the forthcoming "The Unnatural Born Killers Tour 2003", featuring headliners SIX FEET UNDER with openers SKINLESS, BEHEMOTH, and THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER have been officially announced. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Oct. 16 - Tampa, FL @ Brass Mug Oct. 17 - Orlando, FL @ Back Booth Oct. ...

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BEHEMOTH Added To SIX FEET UNDER North American Tour

Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH have been added to the forthcoming "Un-Natural Born Killers Tour 2003", featuring SIX FEET UNDER, SKINLESS and BLACK DAHLIA MURDER. As a result, BEHEMOTH are no longer part of the "Blackest Of The Black" tour lineup, which is currently believed to include DANZIG, SUPERJOINT RITUAL, MORBID ANGEL and DEVILDRIVER. As previously ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Singer Addresses Social Issues With 'Bringer Of Blood'

September 23 will see the release of SIX FEET UNDER's most ambitious release to date, the ferocious "Bringer Of Blood" (through Metal Blade Records). The disc, rampant with an infectious blend of jackhammer grooves and pure aggressive immensity, fuses the band's attraction to dark fantasy as well as significant social commentary. Vocalist Chris Barnes expresses ...

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DANZIG To Play One-Off 'Blackest Of The Black' Show In London

DANZIG will stage a one-off "Blackest Of The Black" concert in London, England in November. The show, which will take place immediately following DANZIG's North American "Blackest Of The Black" tour with SUPERJOINT RITUAL, MORBID ANGEL, DEVILDRIVER and BEHEMOTH, will feature a different lineup to the one presented in the U.S. More information, including the ...

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BLACKEST OF THE BLACK Tour: More Details Revealed

The fall 2003 edition of the "Blackest Of The Black" tour will feature headliners DANZIG alongside SUPERJOINT RITUAL, DEVILDRIVER, MORBID ANGEL, and BEHEMOTH, according to an online posting by DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara. SEPULTURA, whose latest CD, "Roorback", will receive its long-awaited U.S. release on August 26, are also said to be in talks to ...

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BEHEMOTH, CARNAL FORGE Drop Off 'Bonded By Metal' European Tour

BEHEMOTH and CARNAL FORGE have dropped off the upcoming "Bonded By Metal Over Europe 2003" tour. No reason was given for their cancellation. Replacing them on the bill will be Dutch death metallers GOD DETHRONED and another as-yet-undisclosed act. The current lineup for the tour looks like this: EXODUS NUCLEAR ASSAULT AGENT STEEL GOD DETHRONED ...

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MASTODON Announce U.S. Tour With CLUTCH

Relapse Records recording artists MASTODON have announced their fourth U.S. tour in support of their latest album, "Remission". MASTODON will team up with CLUTCH for two-week span beginning August 29 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The tour is scheduled to conclude September 14 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with additional dates pending. MASTODON, fresh off their ...

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