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GOJIRA: Video Interview With JOE DUPLANTIER Available

A video interview with GOJIRA guitarist/vocalist Joe Duplantier, conducted recently by Possum of Altitude TV's "Metalogy 101" show, has been posted online at YouTube. GOJIRA is continuing to support the band's first proper North American release, "From Mars To Sirius", which saw an August 2006 release through Prosthetic Records, after being available in ...

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The Nature of Betrayal - THE FUNERAL PYRE

If it seems like THE FUNERAL PYRE's "The Nature of Betrayal" came out last year some time, it is because it did come out last year on Creator-Destructor. In keeping with Prosthetic's inclination as of late to release more metal and less 'core (ala INFERNAEON and GOJIRA), the label recently re-released this collection of melodic ...

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MACHINE HEAD Frontman: 'It Is Time To Unleash The F**king Wolves'

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn has issued the following update: "Hey, hey, hey, HEY, fuckers!!!! What the hell is crack-a-latin' my beer-breathed brethren? I myself am doing fan-fucking-tastic, driving to Canada right now after playing an absolutely RAGING show in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Tour is going seriously incredible, pretty much every single night is sold ...

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VANMAKT: Debut Album Track Listing Revealed

Swedish black metal band VANMAKT has finalized the track listing for its debut album, "Vredskapta Mörkersagor", due this spring through Pulverised Records. The CD features guest appearances by Jonas Renvaktar (SPAWN OF POSSESSION) on the song entitled "Open the Gates" and Hebbe from SKALD on the track "En Mardröm, En Strid, Ett Helvete". Commented band ...

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LAMB OF GOD To Fans: Disregard The Rumors

Richmond, Virginia metal act LAMB OF GOD has issued an official press release further refuting reports that it has committed to this summer's The Family Values Tour. The official Virgin Records e-card for KORN's upcoming "MTV Unplugged" album listed the purported lineup for this year's The Family Values Tour as headliners KORN alongside ...

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LAMB OF GOD: 'We Have Not Committed To Any Summer Tour'

Richmond, Virginia metal act LAMB OF GOD has issued a statement through it Street Team refuting reports that it has committed to this summer's The Family Values Tour. The official Virgin Records e-card for KORN's upcoming "MTV Unplugged" album listed the purported lineup for this year's The Family Values Tour as headliners KORN ...

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MACHINE HEAD Completes 'Now I Lay Thee Down' Video

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Hey, hey, hey fuckers! "I write to you from the thriving metropolis that is Lubbock, Texas... day off, kickin' it right next to the freeway... woo - hoo. "We've now got the first three dates of the LAMB OF ...

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LAMB OF GOD Frontman To Guest On Norway's 'Pyro' Tonight

Randy Blythe from LAMB OF GOD will pick his favorite songs tonight on the Norwegian rock/metal show "Pyro". Blythe visited Norway on The Unholy Alliance tour last autumn, and "Pyro" sat down with the frontman to discuss SLAYER, NICK CAVE, "Songs About Fucking" and lots of other tracks, bands and albums. "Pyro" starts at 8:00 ...

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GOJIRA And SANCTITY Added To TRIVIUM's European Tour

French metallers GOJIRA and Asheville, North Carolina SANCTITY will be joining "special guest" ANNIHILATOR as support on TRIVIUM's European Crusade 2007 tour. GOJIRA will appear on all Irish and U.K. dates (no mainland European dates). SANCTITY will appear on all U.K. and mainland European dates (no Irish dates). The details are as follows: Apr. 08 ...

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LAMB OF GOD, KEEP OF KALESSIN Confirmed For Norway's HOVEFESTIVALEN

According to Dagbladet.no, LAMB OF GOD and KEEP OF KALESSIN have been confirmed for Hovefestivalen, a brand new five-day festival set to take place June 25-29 on the island of Tromøy, just outside the city of Arendal, in Norway. Also scheduled to appear are SLAYER, MASTODON, HATEBREED, NEUROSIS, SHE SAID DESTROY and DIMENSION F3H. Hovefestivalen ...

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LAMB OF GOD To Perform On 'Late Night With Conan O'Brien'

LAMB OF GOD will perform live on NBC-TV's "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" on Friday, February 9. (Note: Show starts at 12:35 a.m. Friday night — technically Saturday morning). Commented drummer Chris Adler: "It's exciting to think that national television has come far enough in our direction to actually let a metal band like us ...

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MACHINE HEAD Drummer 'Looking Forward To Getting Back On The Road'

MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Looking forward to getting back on the road [with LAMB OF GOD, TRIVIUM and GOJIRA] and unleashing the new album on everyone! Everything is finally coming together. Artwork and CD booklet getting finalized, mastering is complete and preparations for ...

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Switzerland's KRUGER Completes Work On 'Ass-Hooking' New Album

Swiss noisemongers KRUGER have finished recording their third studio album, "Redemption through Looseness", at Belle Fontaine studios in Lausanne, Switzerland. Mixing duties were handled by Kurt Ballou at Godcity studios in Salem, Massachusetts. A late March release via Listenable Records is expected. Commented the band: "The mastering should be done this week and we're all ...

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LAMB OF GOD: Japanese Dates Announced

And after a blistering set at Loud Park 06 festival in Tokyo last October, LAMB OF GOD has announced plans to return to Japan for its first series of headlining shows. The dates will immediately follow the group's previously announced Australian tour. The details are as follows: Apr. 25 - Powerstation - Auckland, NZ Apr. ...

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GOJIRA: DVD Footage To Air On ROCKWORLD.TV

French extreme metallers GOJIRA will appear on Rockworld.TV in the U.K. with four songs taken from their live DVD, "The Link Alive", and a full interview that happened at their London show at the Underworld back in October. The next airing is scheduled for Monday, December 18 at 9:00 p.m. Rockworld.TV officially launched this past ...

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