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THE DUSKFALL Signs With APOSTASY RECORDS

Swedish metallers THE DUSKFALL have inked a deal with Apostasy Records. The band's fifth album, which is currently being recorded at Tico Tico Studio in Kemi, Finland, will be released later in the year. According to a press release, THE DUSKFALL's forthcoming CD will contain "11 tracks of old-school, melodic metal,"and will be made available ...

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THE DUSKFALL To Enter Studio Tomorrow

Swedish metallers THE DUSKFALL will travel to Finland tomorrow to begin laying down the drums for their fifth album. The band states: "We will return to the classic grounds of Tico-Tico studios. Last time [we were] there was 18 years ago for the recordings of 'A Bloodred Path'." According to a press release, THE DUSKFALL's ...

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DAVE GROHL And KRIST NOVOSELIC Open Up About NIRVANA Performance

According to The Pulse Of Radio, NIRVANA members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic have spoken with Rolling Stone about the band's performances during and after their Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction last Thursday (April 10), which featured a series of mostly female singers standing in for late frontman Kurt Cobain. Grohl revealed, "We ...

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SOUNDGARDEN's KIM THAYIL Talks Songwriting

Greg Prato of Songfacts recently conducted an interview with guitarist Kim Thayil of reunited grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Songfacts: How exactly do you approach songwriting? Kim Thayil: It varies from song to song. We've written songs in so many different ways, with different combinations of ...

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DEN SAAKALDTE To Release 'Kapittel II: Faen I Helvete' In May

Norwegian black metallers DEN SAAKALDTE will release their long-awaited sophomore album, "Kapittel II: Faen I Helvete", on May 27 in Europe and June 10 in North America via Agonia Records. The cover artwork was created by Trine + Kim Design Studio (ULVER, MAYHEM, DARKTHRONE, DHG) and can be seen below. The follow-up to 2009's "All ...

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FEED HER TO THE SHARKS Signs With VICTORY RECORDS

Victory Records has announced the signing of Melbourne, Australia's FEED HER TO THE SHARKS. The five-piece modern, melodic, metalcore act has established itself by aggressively touring Australia with ASKING ALEXANDRIA, SUICIDE SILENCE, AUGUST BURNS RED and others in addition to a spot on the 2013 Warped Tour Australia. FEED HER TO THE SHARKS comments: "We ...

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Ex-MERCYFUL FATE/KING DIAMOND Guitarist MICHAEL DENNER Guests On 'Heady Metal With Jeff Olson' (Audio)

Legendary Danish heavy metal guitarist Michael Denner (DENNERS TRICKBAG, MERCYFUL FATE, KING DIAMOND, FORCE OF EVIL) was interviewed on the March 7 edition of "Heady Metal With Jeff Olson", the Internet radio show hosted by original TROUBLE drummer Jeff "Oly" Olson (currently in THE SKULL). You can listen to the chat in its entirety below. ...

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REV - REVEREND HORTON HEAT

Now that the brief psychobilly rampage through the punk underground has quieted down like another here-and-almost-gone fad, it's mostly down to the main core of veteran bass-slappin' happies likes NEKROMANTIX, BATMOBILE and the original Psychobilly Freakout himself, Reverend Horton Heat. Resurrecting another fad from way long gone, Reverend Horton Heat's got button beanies for sale ...

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ANUBIS GATE: 'Horizons' Album Trailer

Danish progressive metallers ANUBIS GATE will release their sixth album, "Horizons", on April 15 via Nightmare Records. A seven-minute trailer for the CD is available below. ANUBIS GATE hit the studio in the summer of 2013 to record "Horizons", which sees the band's unmistakable sound going again to new places... places perhaps one would call ...

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ANUBIS GATE To Release 'Horizons' In April

Danish progressive metallers ANUBIS GATE will release their sixth album, "Horizons", on April 15 via Nightmare Records. ANUBIS GATE hit the studio in the summer of 2013 to record "Horizons", which sees the band's unmistakable sound going again to new places... places perhaps one would call daring. From the liquid grooves to uneven time signatures, ...

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Former ENGEL Singer MAGNUS KLAVBORN Joins Reactivated THE DUSKFALL

Swedish metallers THE DUSKFALL have returned after an eight-year absence. The band, which features in its ranks former ENGEL singer Magnus Klavborn, is currently working on material for its fifth album. The CD will contain "11 tracks of old-school, melodic metal," according to a press release, and will be made available through pledges from the ...

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Former MERCYFUL FATE Drummer KIM RUZZ's METALRUZZ Calls It Quits

Due to "physical limitations," former MERCYFUL FATE drummer Kim Ruzz (a.k.a. Kim Thyge Jensen) has "decided to stop" his involvement in the Danish heavy metal band called METALRUZZ. According to METALRUZZ singer Krudy Bøhm, "The band has been looking for a replacement after the band's guitarist left the group, but now it is over. METALRUZZ ...

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JOURNEY's NEAL SCHON Set For Massive Pay-Per-View Wedding

According to The Pulse Of Radio, JOURNEY's co-founding guitarist Neal Schon is set to marry his fiancée, former "Real Housewives of D.C." star Michaele Salahi, on December 15 on pay-per-view. The wedding-TV special, dubbed the "Winter Wonderland Wedding And Music Event", will be held at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts. Schon explained how they ...

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SOUNDGARDEN: Collection Of Rare Tracks Still In The Works

Reunited grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN reissue their first two EPs, 1987's "Screaming Life" and 1988's "FOPP", on Tuesday (November 26) in a remastered edition that also includes a bonus track. The set, which is coming out as a single CD, double vinyl LP and download, brings these early releases back into print after several years of ...

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New Book 'The Faith No More & Mr. Bungle Companion' Out Now

Despite being listed as influences on countless notable bands, there has never been a book that tells the complete story of both FAITH NO MORE and MR. BUNGLE. Until now. Author/journalist Greg Prato's tenth book overall, "The Faith No More & Mr. Bungle Companion", serves as both a career overview and analyzation of both bands ...

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THE SAFETY FIRE: 'Mouth Of Swords' Video Released

"Mouth Of Swords", the video for the title track of the second album from London progressive metallers THE SAFETY FIRE, can be seen below. Released on September 3 in North America via InsideOut Music, the CD was once again produced by the band's own Derya "Dez" Nagle (guitar), who previously worked with Frank Turner (MONGOL ...

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SOUNDGARDEN Reissue Now Streaming Online

According to The Pulse Of Radio, a brand new reissue of SOUNDGARDEN's very first record releases can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The recordings are being reissued on CD, double vinyl and as a digital set next Tuesday (November 26) via Sub Pop Records, the legendary independent label that was the Seattle grunge ...

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SOUNDGARDEN To Tour Without Drummer MATT CAMERON

Drummer Matt Cameron of reunited grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN will sit out the band's live appearances in 2014 due to his commitments as a member of PEARL JAM. In a statement posted earlier today (Friday, November 15) on SOUNDGARDEN's web site, Cameron wrote: "I will be taking 2014 off from SOUNDGARDEN touring due to prior commitments ...

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