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DARKEST HOUR: Salzburg Footage Posted Online

Video footage of DARKEST HOUR, the Washington D.C. powerhouse metal quintet, performing the song "Deliver Us" April 30, 2009 in Salzburg, Austria can be viewed below. The clip was shot by the band's tour manager/lighting director Tito. DARKEST HOUR is currently touring Europe as part of the Thrash and Burn Tour on a co-headlining stint ...

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STARRING JANET LEIGH: New Song Posted Online

Toronto, Ontario, Canada's STARRING JANET LEIGH has posted a new song, "Mistress", on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group's debut full-length album, "Spectrum", which is scheduled for release on May 12 via Ironclad Recordings (Trevor Phipps of UNEARTH's label). The CD was recorded in June and September 2007 with ...

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DARKEST HOUR: New Album Release Date Announced

DARKEST HOUR, the Washington D.C. powerhouse metal quintet, will release its fifth full-length record, "The Eternal Return", on June 23 via Victory Records. The CD was produced by Brian McTernan (SENSES FAIL, THRICE, FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES) at his Baltimore, Maryland studio, Salad Days. Commented guitarist Mike Schleibaum: "To put it simply, this is a ...

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STARRING JANET LEIGH Signs With IRONCLAD RECORDINGS

Ironclad Recordings (Trevor Phipps of UNEARTH's label) has announced the signing of STARRING JANET LEIGH. Formed in 2003, the Canadian metal act began with creating music the band found both interesting and challenging with no compromise to musical integrity. Fusing death metal, hardcore, and modern jazz to create a sound that can best be described ...

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DESPISED ICON To Enter Studio Next Month

Montreal extreme metallers DESPISED ICON have issued the following update: "The Montreal Assault Tour [with BENEATH THE MASSACRE, CARNIFEX, NEURAXIS and THE PLASMARIFLE] is almost halfway done already. Thanks to everyone that came out and supported our scene. The shows have been sick so far! It feels great to be back in the U.S. and ...

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NEURAXIS Frontman Details Trouble Crossing Canada/U.S. Border

Canadian death metallers NEURAXIS have published the second entry of their ongoing blog from the Montreal Assault Tour, also featuring DESPISED ICON, BENEATH THE MASSACRE, CARNIFEX and THE PLASMARIFLE. In this entry, vocalist Alexandre Leblanc details some of the problems the band had crossing from Canada in the U.S. An excerpt follows below. "We left ...

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ARSONISTS GET ALL THE GIRLS To Enter Studio In February

After a year of non-stop touring in support of "The Game Of Life", Santa Cruz, California-based progressive hardcore/death metallers ARSONISTS GET ALL THE GIRLS are preparing for one more run before hitting the studio to record a new slab of brutality. The band is set to hit the road with A LIFE ONCE LOST and ...

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UNLEASHED: Orangevale Footage Posted Online

Capital Chaos has posted video footage (see below) of Swedish death metal legends UNLEASHED performing the song "Hammer Batallion" at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, California on September 26, 2008. Also on the bill were OBITUARY, CARNIFEX, DAMAGE OVER TIME and JACK KETCH. As previously reported, UNLEASHED will embark on the "Hammer Battalion Europe ...

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OBITUARY: Orangevale Footage Posted Online

Capital Chaos has posted video footage (see below) of Florida death metal legends OBITUARY performing the song "Evil Ways" at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, California on September 26, 2008. Also on the bill were UNLEASHED, CARNIFEX, DAMAGE OVER TIME and JACK KETCH. OBITUARY has just released the "Left To Die" EP via Candlelight ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION To Enter Studio Tomorrow

San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION have issued the following update: "We enter Castle Ultimate Studios in Oakland, CA tomorrow to start working on our fourth Metal Blade full-length! We'll be doing the drums with the mighty Zach Ohren (ALL SHALL PERISH, DECREPIT BIRTH) and then over to Sharkbite studios to record the rest and ...

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ARSONISTS GET ALL THE GIRLS Part Ways With Guitarist, Bassist

Santa Cruz, California-based progressive hardcore/death metallers ARSONISTS GET ALL THE GIRLS have parted ways with guitarist Derek Yarra and bassist Adam Swan. Commented guitarist Arthur Alvarez: "Adam and Derek have decided to leave the band on good terms. We love these dudes and it's really hard to see them go. Touring full-time isnt for everyone ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION: Orangevale Footage Posted Online

Capital Chaos has posted video footage of San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION performing on June 21, 2008 at The Boardwalk in Orangevale, California. Also appearing on the bill were EMBRACE THE END, CARNIFEX, CONDUCTING FROM THE GRAVE, ARSONISTS GET ALL THE GIRLS and BROADCAST THE NIGHTMARE. CATTLE DECAPITATION will enter the studio in August ...

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OBITUARY Frontman Checks In From South America

OBITUARY singer John Tardy has issued the following update from the band's current tour of South America: "Just when I say Santiago could have been the best show of the tour, our fans in Venezuela really show up for us and it was just an amazing show. This was our first time to Venezuela and ...

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OBITUARY, UNLEASHED To Team Up For U.S. Tour

Florida's OBITUARY and Sweden's UNLEASHED will team up for a U.S. tour in September/October. Support on the trek will come from San Diego death metallers CARNIFEX. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 16 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade Sep. 17 - New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues Sep. 18 - Ft. Worth, TX @ ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION, VEHEMENCE Confirmed For New Mexico's GATHERING OF THE SICK Festival

CATTLE DECAPITATION and VEHEMENCE are among the confirmed bands for the Gathering Of The Sick festival, set to take place May 30-31 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, May 30: VEHEMENCE WAKING THE CADAVER ELEMENT BURNING THE MASSES MISERICORDIAM DEFEATED SANITY ENGAGED IN MUTILATING DISKREET EKSER BLED UNCLEANSED ...

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'Metal Queens', 'Metal Queens' Books Due Via CARNIFEX PRESS

2007 will see the release of another Carnifex Press imprint, Carnifex Metal, this time a (mostly) non-fiction series of books about heavy metal music. Besides the very personal book by Armand Rosamilia ("Growing Up Heavy Metal") that will see the light of day in mid-2007, there are other books being planned: * "Metal Queens", which ...

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NEFARIUM: Video Posted Online

Italian black metallers NEFARIUM have uploaded the video for the song "Cumshot on the Holy Cunt" at YouTube.com. The track comes off the group's debut album, "Praesidium", which was released last year via Downfall Records. "Praesidium" was recorded and mixed at the One Voice Studio in Chivasso, Italy. The group's current lineup is ...

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