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ANACRUSIS At Germany's KEEP IT TRUE Festival; Video Available

Video footage of reunited St. Louis, Missouri-based progressive/melodic thrash metallers ANACRUSIS performing at this year's Keep It True XIII festival, which was held April 23-24 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany, can be viewed below. ANACRUSIS recently spent time in the studio putting the finishing touches on a "new" album, entitled "Hindsight: Suffering Hour & Reason ...

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MEKONG DELTA: New Album Artwork, Release Date Revealed

AAARRG Records has set a June 10 release date for "Wanderer On The Edge Of Time", the new album from the legendary German progressive thrash outfit MEKONG DELTA. According to a posting on the band's web site, "It has become clear that the story that began with one song ('Shades Of Doom'), followed by half ...

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BRAIN DRILL: 'Beyond Bludgeoned' Video Available

"Beyond Bludgeoned", the new video from Santa Cruz, California technical death metalers BRAIN DRILL, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed in the middle of nowhere near Birds Landing close to the San Joaquin Delta/Rio Vista, California and was directed by Nikko DeLuna and shot by Justin Potter. "Beyond Bludgeoned" comes off BRAIN DRILL's ...

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Reunited ANACRUSIS: Rehearsal Footage Posted Online

Video footage of the reunited St. Louis, Missouri-based progressive/melodic thrash metal act ANACRUSIS playing the song "Present Tense" at rehearsal on March 24, 2010 at Utopia Studios in St. Louis can be viewed below. ANACRUSIS recently spent time in the studio putting the finishing touches on a "new" album, entitled "Hindsight: Suffering Hour & Reason ...

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ANACRUSIS: Two Newly Re-Recorded Tracks Available For Streaming

Reunited St. Louis-based progressive/melodic thrash metal act ANACRUSIS recently spent time in the studio putting the finishing touches on a "new" album, entitled "Hindsight: Suffering Hour & Reason Revisited". According to the band, the two-CD set will feature both ANACRUSIS' debut album, "Suffering Hour", and its second release, "Reason", along with the classic ANACRUSIS demo ...

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LEATHERWOLF Frontman Schedules CD-Release Show

LEATHERWOLF vocalist/guitarist Michael Olivieri has booked a CD-release party for his newly released solo album, "Goodbye Rain", at the Galaxy theatre in Santa Ana, California on May 7. Joining him on stage will be THE M.O.B., a 10-piece band featuring the following musicians: * Michael Olivieri (LEATHERWOLF, HAIL MARY, SOULSIGN) - Vocals, guitars, Keyboards * ...

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BRAIN DRILL: 'Quantum Catastrophe' Track Listing Revealed

Santa Cruz, California technical death metalers BRAIN DRILL will release their sophomore album, "Quantum Catastrophe", on May 11 via Metal Blade Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Obliteration Untold 02. Beyond Bludgeoned 03. Awaiting Imminent Destruction 04. Nemesis of Neglect 05. Entity of Extinction 06. Mercy to None 07. Monumental ...

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MEKONG DELTA Completes Recording New Album

Legendary German progressive thrash outfit MEKONG DELTA has completed recording its new album, "Wanderer On The Edge Of Time", for a tentative late spring/early summer release. According to a posting on the band's web site, "It has become clear that the story that began with one song ('Shades Of Doom'), followed by half an album ...

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Reunited ANACRUSIS To Play Free Show In Missouri

Reunited St. Louis-based progressive/melodic thrash metal act ANACRUSIS will play a a free, all-ages show with all four original members — the first one in over twenty years — on April 18 at T. Billy Buffett's (9004 Overland Plaza; 314-427-1616) in Overland, Missouri. This will serve as the warm-up concert for the group's appearance at ...

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BRAIN DRILL: New Song Posted Online

A brand new song from Santa Cruz, California technical death metallers BRAIN DRILL entitled "Monumental Failure" is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group's second full-length album, "Quantum Catastrophe", which is scheduled for release on May 11 via Metal Blade Records. Commented bassist Ivan Munguia: "'Monumental ...

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ANACRUSIS To Release 'Hindsight: Suffering Hour & Reason Revisited'

Reunited St. Louis-based progressive/melodic thrash metal act ANACRUSIS has issued the following update: "We're finally finishing up recording the final tracks for the 'new' ANACRUSIS CD. The title of the album will be 'Hindsight: Suffering Hour & Reason Revisited'. The two-CD set will feature both our debut album, 'Suffering Hour', and our second release, 'Reason', ...

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WOLF, WARMACHINE, NOT FRAGILE Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR

WOLF (Sweden), WARMACHINE (Canada) and NOT FRAGILE (Germany) have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 29-31, 2010 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMULANCE ANVIL CHORUS ASKA BATTLEAXE BLOODFEAST CULPRIT DER KAISER GREG LINDSTROM & FRIENDS ICON JAG PANZER ...

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MEKONG DELTA Hard At Work On New Album

Legendary German progressive thrash outfit MEKONG DELTA will take time off from recording its new album to perform at the Hard Rocker Festival II, set to take place September 26, 2009 at Mega Club in Katowice, Poland. According to bassist Ralph Hubert, MEKONG DELTA's forthcoming CD, entitled "Wanderer On The Edge Of Time", will be ...

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AXXIS' 'Utopia' Lands On German Chart

"Utopia", the new album from German metallers AXXIS, has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 40. This is the third highest German chart entry in the band's history. "Utopia" was released on August 28 via AFM Records. The CD was made available as a standard jewel case version with 11 new songs ...

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The Visitor - UFO

That UFO composed 35 tracks for new album "The Visitor" attests to the fact that the legendary band has no paucity of ideas. The fire still burns hot and with super axe-man Vinnie Moore on board for three albums straight now the unit — also featuring original members Phil Mogg (vocals), Paul Raymond (guitars/keyboards), and ...

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THE NO-MADS To Release 'The Age Of Demise' In June

Polish thrashers THE NO-MADS will release their long-awaited third album, "The Age Of Demise", on June 6. According to a press release, the CD is "a must for fans of HOLY MOSES and aggressivenes of ARCH ENEMY. Music of THE NO-MADS is nuclear power that burns everything on its way to the ground! The sound ...

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MEKONG DELTA Confirmed For Poland's HARD ROCKER FESTIVAL

Legendary German progressive thrash outfit MEKONG DELTA has been confirmed for the Hard Rocker Festival II, set to take place September 26, 2009 at Mega Club in Katowice, Poland. According to a press release, fans can expect to see there at least seven traditional metal bands at the event, making Hard Rocker the only festival ...

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'METAL' MIKE CHLASCIAK's Collaboration With DELTA Posted Online

Guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (HALFORD, PAINMUSEUM, SEBASTIAN BACH) has issued the following update: "I want to share my collaboration with Chilean metallers DELTA. I entangled myself quiete nicely in a shredding duel with Nicolas Quinteros, DELTA's keboard god on a track 'Lone Wolf' off their new album 'Crashbreaker'. That's right, me taking on a keybord ...

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ASSASSIN Confirmed For Norway's METAL MERCHANTS FESTIVAL

Reactivated German thrashers ASSASSIN have been confirmed for the Metal Merchants Festival, set to take place January 30-31, 2009 at Kanonhallen in Oslo, Norway. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, January 30: ENFORCER VENDETTA PAGAN ALTAR BEEHLER MEKONG DELTA Saturday, January 31: Vesen showcase VALHALL WARNING ASSASSIN ARTILLERY HIRAX For more information, ...

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JIMI HENDRIX: 'The Making Of Electric Ladyland' Set For Release

Experience Hendrix LLC has announced the release of "At Last… The Beginning: The Making of Electric Ladyland" DVD and companion "Electric Ladyland Collector's Edition" CD + DVD. The packages will be released on December 9 through Universal Music Enterprises coming forty years after the initial release of "Electric Ladyland", the third and final album by ...

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BALISET To Release Debut In March

BALISET, the new project featuring Greg Massi (ex-guitarist for MAUDLIN OF THE WELL and KAYO DOT), will release its debut album, "A Time For Rust", on March 17, 2009. The CD's production began in July of 2003, with sporadic sessions scattered over the last five-and-a-half years during breaks in Greg's other musical and personal responsibilities. ...

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