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MALEFICE Announces New Drummer, Begins Work On New EP

U.K. metallers MALEFICE will release a new EP in May. The currently untitled record will feature four new tracks as well as a remix of the blistering single "V". The MALEFICE members are producing the new EP themselves, with plans to have it mixed and mastered by Justin Hill. Following a relentless touring schedule supporting ...

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PENTAGRAM CHILE: 'La Fiura' Lyric Video Released

PENTAGRAM CHILE recently completed work on its first-ever studio album, entitled "The Malefice", for a September 6 release via Germany's Cyclone Empire Records. Drums for the CD were tracked at Sade Studios in Santiago, Chile, while all guitars and vocals were recorded at HVR Studios in Suffolk, U.K., where the album was mixed by vocalist/guitarist ...

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PENTAGRAM CHILE: 'The Malefice' Album Details Revealed

PENTAGRAM CHILE recently completed work on its first-ever studio album, entitled "The Malefice", for a September 6 release via Germany's Cyclone Empire Records. Drums for the CD were tracked at Sade Studios in Santiago, Chile, while all guitars and vocals were recorded at HVR Studios in Suffolk, U.K., where the album was mixed by vocalist/guitarist ...

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MALEFICE: 'V' Video Released

"V", the new video from U.K. modern metallers MALEFICE, can be seen below. Directed by Robin Fuller (THE DEFILED, FEED THE RHINO, HAWK EYES), it shows the fearsome five-piece doing what they do best — laying waste to an excited crowd while putting on an energetic performance. "We wanted to do our own take on ...

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PENTAGRAM CHILE: 'The Malefice' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

PENTAGRAM CHILE recently completed work on its first-ever studio album, entitled "The Malefice", for a June/July release via Germany's Cyclone Empire Records. Drums for the CD were tracked at Sade Studios in Santiago, Chile, while all guitars and vocals were recorded at HVR Studios in Suffolk, U.K., where the album was mixed by vocalist/guitarist Anton ...

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MALEFICE: New Album Details Revealed

U.K. modern metallers MALEFICE will release their fifth album, "Five", on April 28 via Transcend Music. Since bursting onto the U.K. metal music scene in 2007, MALEFICE has established its very own unique sound often described as brutal, belligerent, bold and undeniably British. Commented singer Dale Butler: "After being written off, we're back to where ...

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PENTAGRAM CHILE Putting Finishing Touches On Debut Album

PENTAGRAM CHILE is nearing completion of its first-ever studio album, which will be titled "The Malefice". Drums for the CD were tracked at Sade Studios in Santiago, Chile, while all guitars and vocals were recorded at HVR Studios in Suffolk, U.K., where the album is currently being mixed by vocalist/guitarist Anton Reisenegger with longtime friend, ...

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MALEFICE: New Video Interview Posted Online

Planetmosh conducted an interview with U.K. modern metallers MALEFICE on November 27 at the Garage in Glasgow. You can watch the chat below. MALEFICE recently inked a deal with Transcend Music. The band's third full-length album, "Awaken The Tides", was released in July 2011 via Metal Blade Records. The 10-song effort was recorded at The ...

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Heavy Metal Busker (Video)

**UPDATE:** The vocalist in the video has been identified as Dale Butler, frontman of U.K. metal band MALEFICE. The song he is singing is MALEFICE's latest single, "Omega", which was recently released for charity. A one-minute video clip of a heavy metal fan "busking" (playing music in public for money) on a London, England street ...

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MALEFICE Signs With TRANSCEND MUSIC

Transcend Music has announced a major restructuring program incorporating new signings and streamlining measures which strengthen its position as a force to be reckoned with at the business end of rock and metal. The new measures see Transcend absorbing the associated businesses of renowned management companies The Legacy Agency and RMR Management, strengthening their artist ...

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RISE TO REMAIN Announces New Bassist, Drummer

RISE TO REMAIN — the up-and-coming London, England metalcore outfit featuring singer Austin Dickinson, the son of IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson — has announced the addition of bassist Joshua Hammond and drummer Adam Lewin to the group's ranks. In other news, RISE TO REMAIN will release a new single, "Talking In Whispers", in the ...

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NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL 2012 Billing Announced

MassConcerts has announced that the 14th annual New England Metal & Hardcore Festival will take place the weekend of April 20-22, 2012. The New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, the largest and most successful metal festival in the United States, has presented some of the biggest and up-and-coming artists in the metal and hardcore music ...

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MALEFICE Announces New Guitarist

After a baptism of fire standing in for Alex Vuskans on the band's recent U.K. run with SYLOSIS, British modern metallers MALEFICE have announced that Andy Wilson will take over on a permanent basis. Commented Wilson: "I am very excited to be taking on the MALEFICE slot full-time. The SYLOSIS tour couldn't have gone any ...

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MALEFICE: 'Awaken The Tides' Video Teaser

"Awaken The Tides", the new video from U.K. modern metallers MALEFICE, will make its online debut on Monday, July 4. In the meantime, you can see a preview of the clip below. "Awaken The Tides" is the title track of MALEFICE's third full-length album, "Awaken The Tides", which will be released in the U.K. on ...

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MALEFICE: New Song Available For Streaming

U.K. modern metallers MALEFICE will release their third full-length album, "Awaken The Tides", in the U.K. on July 18, in the rest of Europe on July 15, and in North America on August 2 via Metal Blade Records. The 10-song effort was recorded at The Face studios in Reading with drums laid down at Fortress ...

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MALEFICE To Release 'Awaken The Tides' In July

U.K. modern metallers MALEFICE will release their third full-length album, "Awaken The Tides", in the U.K. on July 18, in the rest of Europe on July 15, and in North America on August 2 via Metal Blade Records. The 10-song effort was recorded at The Face studios in Reading with drums laid down at Fortress ...

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DIO DISCIPLES, BIOHAZARD, CHILDREN OF BODOM, CHTHONIC Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD

DIO DISCIPLES — the Ronnie James Dio tribute project featuring former DIO members Simon Wright (drums), Craig Goldy (guitar) and Scott Warren (keyboards) along with bassist James Lomenzo (MEGADETH, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, WHITE LION) and singers Tim "Ripper" Owens (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) and Toby Jepson (LITTLE ANGELS, GUN) — is ...

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ARCH ENEMY Frontwoman Interviewed On Iranian TV (Video)

Vocalist Angela Gossow of Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY was interviewed by the Iranian TV station Manoto TV when the band performed at The Forum in London, England on November 27, 2010. The segment, which aired about two weeks ago, can now be viewed below. The intro and outro is in Persian, as well as ...

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ARCH ENEMY Begins Recording New Album

Coming off a triumphant headlining tour in the U.K. last month with support from GRAND MAGUS, CHTHONIC and MALEFICE, Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY have entered Sweet Spot Studio in the south of Sweden to begin recording their new studio album for a tentative May 2011 release via Century Media Records. The CD is being ...

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ARCH ENEMY: New Support Acts For U.K. Tour Announced

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY will embark on the "The United Kingdom Of Heavy Metal" U.K. tour in November with support from GRAND MAGUS, MALEFICE and CHTHONIC. The dates are as follows: Nov. 23 - Academy - Manchester, UK Nov. 24 - Garage - Glasgow, UK Nov. 25 - Wulfren Hall - Wolverhampton, UK Nov. ...

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MNEMIC Confirmed For U.K.'s MAMMOTHFEST

Danish modern metallers MNEMIC have been confirmed for Mammothfest, a one-day metal festival set to take place Saturday, September 18 at Hove Centre, Brighton & Hove, United Kingdom. The band will play a one-hour exclusive U.K. set at the event, which will feature 27 acts performing on two stages. The festival billing is shaping up ...

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ENTOMBED To Headline U.K.'s MAMMOTHFEST

Swedish metal veterans ENTOMBED will headline Mammothfest, a one-day metal festival set to take place Saturday, September 18 at Hove Centre, Brighton & Hove, United Kingdom. Tickets are £40, with 27 acts scheduled to perform on two stages. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ENTOMBED ABGOTT BEHOLDER BLACKSTORM CILICE BREED 77 DIVINE CHAOS ...

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MALEFICE Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

British metallers MALEFICE have parted ways with drummer Craig Thomas and have replaced him with Chris Allan-Whyte, formerly of SHY OF THE DEPTH. Commented frontman Dale Butler: "MALEFICE and Craig have been growing apart musically for some time, and therefore we all decided it was a good time for everyone to move on. We all ...

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MALEFICE: New Video Interview

ThrashHits.com conducted an interview with British metallers MALEFICE at the Hammerfest II festival, which was held March 11-13, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. MALEFICE's "Architect Of Your Demise" video was directed by Scott Fulton and Eyesmash Production. The track comes off the British metallers' ...

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MALEFICE Interviewed At U.K.'s HAMMERFEST

British metallers MALEFICE were interviewed by Peter Bailey of the Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom-based "Metalheadz" radio show at the Hammerfest II festival, which was held March 11-13, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. MALEFICE's "Architect Of Your Demise" video was directed by Scott Fulton and ...

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