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PRODUCT OF HATE: 'As Your Kingdom Falls' Lyric Video

"As Your Kingdom Falls", the new lyric video from Kenosha, Wisconsin-based metallers PRODUCT OF HATE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming studio album, to be released later this year via Napalm Records. The CD was mixed and mastered at SafeHouse Production by James Murphy (DEATH, TESTAMENT, OBITUARY). PRODUCT OF ...

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NIGHTRAGE: 'Stare Into Infinity' Video Released

"Stare Into Infinity", the new video from Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's sixth studio album, "The Puritan", which will be released on April 24 via Despotz Records. "'Stare Into Infinity' is one of my favorite songs on our new album, 'The Puritan'," NIGHTRAGE guitarist ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: First Taste Of Forthcoming DVD

A KILLSWITCH ENGAGE concert film shot on October 31, 2014 at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts will be included on the band's next DVD release, tentatively due before the end of the year. The performance footage was filmed by the direction team of Ian McFarland and Mike Pecci (FEAR FACTORY, MESHUGGAH) using five Canon C300 ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Completes Demoing Material For Next Album

According to KILLSWITCH ENGAGE bassist Mike D'Antonio, the band has completed demoing material for its next studio album and is scheduled to begin laying down drums for the effort this week. Adds KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach on Instagram: "I got my work cut out for me! [I am] stoked and kind of amazed how ...

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WARBRINGER Back In Action With New Lineup

Southern California thrashers WARBRINGER built a reputation for themselves. They were part of every major tour around the globe for five years straight. In that time, it was miraculous that they found time to record four albums of unrelenting aggression. And then it all came to a screeching halt. "I really thought that the 'Empires ...

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NIGHTRAGE: New Song 'Desperate Vows' Available For Streaming

Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE will release their sixth studio album, "The Puritan", on April 24 via Despotz Records. "The Puritan" — described in a press release as "an uncompromising, eerie, dramatic and melodic death metal journey in its purest essence" — welcomes new NIGHTRAGE vocalist Ronnie Nyman to the mix. Nyman joins NIGHTRAGE guitarist ...

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MESHUGGAH Awarded Swedish Songwriting Prize

Every year SKAP awards scholarships and prizes to celebrate Swedish creativity across all musical genres. The awards ceremony takes place in tandem with SKAP's annual spring party which is organized with the composers in mind and creativity as the main focus. In 2014, Swedish progressive metallers MESHUGGAH were awarded an exclusive scholarship for their services ...

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NIGHTRAGE To Release 'The Puritan' Album In April

Greek/Swedish melodic death metallers NIGHTRAGE will release their sixth studio album, "The Puritan", on April 24 via Despotz Records. The music video for the CD's first single, "Kiss Of A Sycophant", can be seen below. Says NIGHTRAGE guitarist and founding member Marios Iliopoulos: "'Kiss Of A Sycophant' is traditional NIGHTRAGE melodic death metal. We feel ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT To Welcome MESHUGGAH, AGNOSTIC FRONT To Second Annual FEAR FESTEVIL

Fear FestEvil curator, host, and lifelong horror enthusiast, METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett (a.k.a. Kirk Von Hammett), knows not the meaning of mediocrity. For the second installment of his annual Fear FestEvil horror convention, he's dug deeper into his crypt for the makings of another spectacular three-day event. Part One: A Murder Mystery Dinner/VIP Party to ...

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ENGEL: 'Salvation' Video Released

"Salvation", the new video from Swedish metallers ENGEL, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's fourth album, "Raven Kings", which will be released on November 28 via Gain Music Entertainment. The CD was produced by the band's founders Marcus Sunesson and Niclas Engelin (also of IN FLAMES) and was mixed by ...

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ENGEL To Release 'Raven Kings' Album In November

Swedish metallers ENGEL will release their fourth album, "Raven Kings", on November 28 via Gain Music Entertainment. The CD was produced by the band's founders Marcus Sunesson and Niclas Engelin (also of IN FLAMES) and was mixed by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT). The artwork was created by Joachim Luetke (ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU BORGIR, KREATOR, MARILYN MANSON, ...

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MESHUGGAH: 'The Ophidian Trek' DVD Teaser

Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the recording of their first EP, Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH will release a concert DVD / 2CD set and Blu-ray, "The Ophidian Trek", on September 30 via Nuclear Blast. With visual footage shot in the U.S. and Europe during "The Ophidian Trek" tour and festival footage from Wacken Open ...

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W.A.S.P. Guitarist DOUGLAS BLAIR To Introduce SIGNAL2NOISE Project To Finnish Audiences

With the next W.A.S.P. release — tentatively titled "Golgotha" — and the band's subsequent tour slated for spring of 2015, Douglas Blair, the group's American lead guitarist, stands poised to finally introduce his long-mothballed "main" project, the aptly named power duo SIGNAL2NOISE, to Finnish audiences during the interim. In association with Rock Academy Finland — ...

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MESHUGGAH's 'I' EP To Be Reissued With Bonus Material

Continuing with the momentum of celebrating their 25th anniversary, Sweden's extreme metal deviants MESHUGGAH have announced the reissue of their 2004 one-song EP, "I", via Nuclear Blast. The album artwork and concept are courtesy of MESHUGGAH drummer Tomas Haake, who comments on the EP's mutant resurrection: "This 21-minute madness that is the song 'I' is ...

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MESHUGGAH To Release 'The Ophidian Trek' DVD, Blu-Ray

Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the recording of their first EP, Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH will release a concert DVD / 2CD set and Blu-ray, "The Ophidian Trek", this fall via Nuclear Blast. With visual footage shot in the U.S. and Europe during "The Ophidian Trek" tour and festival footage from Wacken Open Air ...

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CRUCIFIED BARBARA: 'In The Red' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Swedish all-girl hard rock quartet CRUCIFIED BARBARA will release its fourth studio album, "In The Red", on September 15 via Despotz Records. The CD was recorded at Music A Matic studio in Gothenburg with producer Chips Kiesby and engineer Henryk Lip, and is the follow-up to 2012's "The Midnight Chase". "We've been jamming ourselves bloody," ...

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MNEMIC: 'This Is Either A Hiatus Or A Break-Up'

Guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie of Danish modern metallers MNEMIC has issued the following update: "It's been over 6 months since the last update, and therefore I must humbly apologize. "Being the last original and founding member of MNEMIC, I feel that it's my responsibility and finally time to break the silence and shed some light ...

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