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SQUEALER A.D. Announces New Singer

Germany's SQUEALER A.D. has recruited former MIND-ASHES frontman Norbert Vornam as the replacement for the recently departed Gus Chambers. In addition, the band has apparently reverted to its original moniker, SQUEALER. Locomotive issued SQUEALER A.D.'s latest album, "Confrontation Street", in North America on May 22. Released in Europe last October via AFM Records, "Confrontation Street" ...

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ROB ROCK: 'Garden Of Chaos' Artwork Revealed

The cover artwork for vocalist ROB ROCK's (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) new solo album, "Garden of Chaos", can be viewed at this location. Due in Japan on August 22 via Victor Entertainment/JVC Music, in Europe on September 23 through AFM Records and in North America on October 23 through Candlelight Records USA, the CD ...

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ROB ROCK: Complete 'Garden Of Chaos' Details Revealed

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) will release his new solo album, "Garden of Chaos", in Japan on August 22 via Victor Entertainment/JVC Music. The CD will be issued in Europe on September 23 through AFM Records and in North America on October 23 through Candlelight Records USA. "Garden of Chaos" was ...

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NIGHTRAGE Confirmed For Spain's ALHAMA METAL MADNESS Festival

Swedish/Greek death metal outfit NIGHTRAGE has been confirmed for the Alhama Metal Madness festival, set to take place September 22 in Spain. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: MOONSORROW NIGHTRAGE TEXTURES MACHETAZO NAHEMAH MOHO HUMAN MINCER EBOLA KILLEM BETWEEN THE FROST NIGHTRAGE is currently seeking a new drummer. "If you think that ...

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DEATH ANGEL Guitarist Completes Work On Solo Album

DEATH ANGEL guitarist Rob Cavestany has issued the following update: "Just finished an awesome mastering session with Ken Lee at his studio in Oakland. He is a master masterer for damn sure! The disc sounds great! Scheduled for release on September 4, 2007. I'll keep ya posted as the date draws near. For now, let ...

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LORD: Another New Song Posted Online

Australian metallers LORD have made another new song, entitled "Legacy", available for streaming on their MySpace page. The track comes off the group's new album, "Ascendence", due in Japan on August 22 through Soundholic Records and in Australia sometime in mid-August via Modern Invasion Music. Release dates for other territories have not yet ...

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NINE INCH NAILS Books First U.S. Show Of 2007

Launch Radio Networks reports: NINE INCH NAILS has announced its first U.S. show in support of the band's latest album, "Year Zero". The group's web site has just added a September 18 show in Honolulu, Hawaii to its summer itinerary, which is filled through August and the first half of September with shows in Europe, ...

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SACRIFICE Frontman: 'This Will Be A Punishing Thrash Album'

Guitarist/vocalist Rob Urbinati of the reunited Canadian thrashers SACRIFICE has issued the following update: "People have been asking for an update... It's coming along slowly like every other SACRIFICE album. "We have been using 'Atrocity' as the tentative album title. "We have about five songs done, lots of ideas. I want to compare it to ...

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NIGHTRAGE Seeks New Drummer

Swedish/Greek death metal outfit NIGHTRAGE has issued the following update: "NIGHTRAGE is looking for a new drummer. If you think that you have what it takes, send us an e-mail along with YouTube/MySpace video of your playing, photos, and a small bio. We want a talented and devoted musician that is based in Europe. Someone ...

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BLOOD TSUNAMI Replaces OLD At Norway's HOLE IN THE SKY Festival

BLOOD TSUNAMI, the Oslo, Norway-based thrash metal band featuring drummer Bård G. Eithun (a.k.a. Faust; SCUM, ABORYM, ex-EMPEROR), has replaced German thrashers OLD on the billing of the Hole in the Sky festival, set to take place August 22-25 in Bergen, Norway. Commented Faust: "We really look forward to this event since Hole in the ...

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ABORYM Parts Ways With Guitarist

Italian/Norwegian industrial black metal band ABORYM has parted ways with guitarist Nysrok Infernalien. "We wish Nysrok the very best in all aspects of his life," mainman Malfeitor Fabban said in a statement, "but both me and Bård Faust [a.k.a. Bård G. Eithun; drums] would really like to write and compose new material without him, due ...

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CELTIC FROST Frontman Receives 'Unexpected Gift'

CELTIC FROST guitarist/vocalist Tom G. Fischer has posted the following message on his blog: "In the course of the Giger Gang's gathering here in Switzerland on the occasion of the opening of the new H.R. Giger exhibition in Chur in early July, I was given a truly unexpected gift. Unbeknownst to me, the remarkable Eli ...

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ROB ROCK: 'Garden Of Chaos' Japanese Release Date Announced

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist ROB ROCK (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) will release his new solo album, "Garden of Chaos", in Japan on August 22 via Victor Entertainment/JVC Music. The CD was produced by ROB ROCK guitarist CJ Grimmark and co-produced by Roy Z (JUDAS PRIEST, BRUCE DICKINSON, HALFORD) and Rob Rock. Rob wrote seven of the ...

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THE GATHERING Drummer Discusses Band's Future

THE GATHERING drummer Hans Rutten has answered several fan questions regarding the future of the band in the wake of vocalist Anneke van Giersbergen's decision to leave the band: Q: Why no farewell tour or even one gig at Paradiso in Amsterdam? Hans: "The original idea was to tour until the Ankkarock festival [the last ...

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CELTIC FROST Comments On Upcoming Shows In Mexico

Seminal avant-garde metal pioneers CELTIC FROST have posted the following message on their web site: "CELTIC FROST will conclude their epic journey in support of the band's 'Monotheist' album with two co-headline concerts in Mexico. "The 'Monotheist' tour began in Switzerland on May 29, 2006, and CELTIC FROST will play the final two concerts of ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION: New Song Posted Online

A brand new MALEVOLENT CREATION track, entitled "Deliver My Enemy", has been posted on the MySpace page of the group's drummer, Dave Culross. The song comes off the veteran Florida-based extreme metallers' new album, "Doomsday X", due in the U.S. on July 17 via Nuclear Blast Records and in Europe on August 24 ...

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