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FEAR FACTORY: 'The Industrialist' Video Released

Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY have released a video (see below) for the title track of their new album, "The Industrialist". The clip, directed/edited by James Zahn, utilizes live footage of the band from this past June's Graspop Metal Meeting in Dessel, Belgium against a visual backdrop that pulls topical subjects from the story ...

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PAIN CONFESSOR's 'Incarcerated' Lands On Finnish Chart

"Incarcerated", the fourth album from Finnish melodic death metallers PAIN CONFESSOR, has entered the official chart in the band's home country at position No. 28. The CD was released on October 12 via Spinefarm Records. "Incarcerated" track listing: 01. Oceans Of Sickness 02. Blood Eagle 03. Inward 04. Grief 05. Incarcerated 06. Gravel 07. Grim ...

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SOIL: New Audio Interview With RYAN MCCOMBS

Brian Moline of the U-Rock 107.9 WUIL radio station recently conducted an interview with SOIL lead singer Ryan McCombs. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. As previously reported, SOIL has tapped Phoenix-based musician Mitch Gable (ECHOES THE FALL) as its new touring drummer. Commented McCombs: "Our hope since Tim ...

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SOIL Recruits ECHOES THE FALL Drummer

Chicago heavy rockers SOIL have tapped Phoenix-based musician Mitch Gable (ECHOES THE FALL) as their new touring drummer. Commented SOIL singer Ryan McCombs: "Our hope since Tim [King, bass], Adam [Zadel, guitar] and myself got back together was to keep the drummer position a revolving door. Mitch Gable is currently scheduled to do the U.K./Europe ...

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BEYOND THRESHOLD Signs With GOOMBA MUSIC

Goomba Music has announced the signing of BEYOND THRESHOLD. The band's sophomore album, "Who We Are", is scheduled for an October release via Goomba Music in partnership with Turkey Vulture Records. The follow-up to 2010's "Revolution", "Who We Are" was recorded at TVR Studios in Rockford, Illinois with producer Jason Z. "The new album definitely ...

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PAIN CONFESSOR: 'Oceans Of Sickness' Video Released

Finnish melodic death metallers PAIN CONFESSOR will release their fourth album, "Incarcerated", on October 12 via Spinefarm Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Oceans Of Sickness 02. Blood Eagle 03. Inward 04. Grief 05. Incarcerated 06. Gravel 07. Grim River 08. Serpent Spine 09. Tarnished Halo 10. Vitriol The official ...

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CALIBAN: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From 'Get Infected' Tour

German modern metallers CALIBAN have posted the fourth in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the "Get Infected" tour. Check out all four parts below. CALIBAN's eighth studio album, "I Am Nemesis", entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 21. "I Am Nemesis" was released in North America on February 28 ...

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PAIN CONFESSOR To Release 'Incarcerated' In October

Finnish melodic death metallers PAIN CONFESSOR will release their fourth album, "Incarcerated", on October 12 via Spinefarm Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Oceans Of Sickness 02. Blood Eagle 03. Inward 04. Grief 05. Incarcerated 06. Gravel 07. Grim River 08. Serpent Spine 09. Tarnished Halo 10. Vitriol A trailer ...

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NIDINGR Signs With INDIE RECORDINGS

Indie Recordings has announced the signing of NIDINGR, the Norwegian band featuring former and current members of such acts as MAYHEM, GORGOROTH, DHG (DØDHEIMSGARD), 1349 and GOD SEED. NIDINGR, known for its efficiently complex songwriting, ravaging, dissonant, but at the same time very catchy riffs and breakneck tempos, is back. Their two previous albums — ...

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KORPIKLAANI: 'Manala' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Manala", the eighth studio album from Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI, sold around 600 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 51 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never ...

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KORPIKLAANI's New Album Lands On German Chart

"Manala", the eighth studio album from Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI, has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 47, making it the best chart entry in the band's history. Commented KORPIKLAANI accordionist Juho Kauppinen: "This is a great achievement for all of us. We are sincerely grateful to everyone who has bought the ...

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Manala - KORPIKLAANI

The Forest Clan returns from their zippy and zany Finnish coppices to throw us another pine-wafted, ale-guzzling metal party, albeit with a twist. From the beginning of their speed-folk tampering vocation with "Spirit of the Forest" and "Voice of Wilderness", KORPIKLAANI has managed to outpace the once-lightning fast Celtic punk of FLOGGING MOLLY. KORPIKLAANI has ...

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KORPIKLAANI Bassist Interviewed On 'Rich Davenport's Rock Show' (Audio)

Bassist Jarkko Aaltonen of Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI was interviewed on the latest edition of "Rich Davenport's Rock Show". The program can be streamed using the Mixcloud player below. (Note: The Aaltonen interview begins around the 21-minute mark.) KORPIKLAANI's eighth studio album, "Manala", was released on August 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork ...

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BEDEMON's 'Symphony Of Shadows' To See Light Of Day

Svart Records has set an August 24 release date for "Symphony Of Shadows", the first-ever set of all-new material by BEDEMON, the band regarded by many as the original true U.S. doom band. Inspired by the goriest of fright films and the most menacing of music at the time, guitarist/composer/journalist/author Randy Palmer churned out the ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Drummer Schedules Australian Clinic Tour

Dariusz "Daray" Brzozowski, a Polish heavy metal musician who is worldly renowned by his signature drumming for bands such as DIMMU BORGIR, VADER, MASACHIST, AZARATH, NEOLITHIC, INSIDIOUS DISEASE, PYORRHOEA, VESANIA, HUNTER and BLACK RIVER, will hit Australian soil next month. Currently drumming for DIMMU BORGIR, whom he joined prior to the release of 2010's "Abrahadabra", ...

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KORPIKLAANI: 'Manala' Track-By-Track Breakdown Part 2 (Video)

The second part of a track-by-track breakdown of "Manala", the eighth studio album from Finnish traditional folk metal pioneers KORPIKLAANI, can be seen below. The CD was released on August 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork was created by Finnish artist Jan Yrlund. Commented KORPIKLAANI vocalist Jonne Järvelä: "On the album cover, our ...

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ALLELE Signs With HYPE MUSIC

Jacksonville, Florida hard rock quintet ALLELE has inked a deal with MTV's Hype Music label. The band recently spent time with Scott Bush of Timeline Studios in Cape Coral, Florida recording five new songs. A press release states: "In today's repetitious rock world, it's refreshing when an artist comes along with a truly engaging and ...

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RANDY BLYTHE: 'God Bless The U.S.A.!'

LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe landed on U.S. soil this afternoon after spending more than a month at a Prague, Czech Republic prison on manslaughter charges. The singer boarded a direct flight to New York at approximately 1:00 p.m. CEST (Central European Summer Time) and made his way back home to Richmond, Virginia where ...

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KORPIKLAANI: 'Manala' Track-By-Track Breakdown Part 1 (Video)

The first part of a track-by-track breakdown of "Manala", the eighth studio album from Finnish traditional folk metal pioneers KORPIKLAANI, can be seen below. The CD will be released on August 3 via Nuclear Blast Records. The cover artwork was created by Finnish artist Jan Yrlund. Commented KORPIKLAANI vocalist Jonne Järvelä: "On the album cover, ...

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SOIL Bassist: My Heart Goes Out To RANDY BLYTHE

SOIL bassist Tim King (pictured below) is one of a number of musicians who have come out in support of LAMB OF GOD frontman Randy Blythe, who is facing manslaughter charges in the Czech Republic. Blythe, 41, is accused of causing the fatal injury that occurred at LAMB OF GOD's May 24, 2010 show in ...

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PAUL STANLEY To Take EXTRA TV Viewers On Tour Of His Home

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley will appear on Extra TV's "Mansions and Millionaires: Celebrity Real Estate" this weekend. The driving force behind the greatest band ever born on American soil will take viewers on an all-access tour of his Los Angeles Italian Villa as well as give a sneak peek of what fans can expect from ...

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SOIL: Video Interview Posted Online

Vicky Bradley (a.k.a. Vix The Angel Of Metal) conducted an interview with Chicago heavy rockers SOIL at this year's Download festival, which was held June 8-10 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. SOIL will support FOZZY on a nine-date U.K. tour launching November 27 in Stoke, England ...

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FOZZY And SOIL To Join Forces For U.K. Tour

Chicago-based hard rockers SOIL will join metal heavyweights FOZZY on a nine-date U.K. tour launching November 27 in Stoke, England and wrapping up December 6 in Brighton, England. The tour marks both bands' first return to the United Kingdom since highly successful appearances at this year's Download festival. The tour will also feature the U.K.'s ...

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Chile's UNDERCROFT Signs With SEASON OF MIST

Season Of Mist has announced the signing of Chile's cult act UNDERCROFT. Led by bassist/vocalist Alvaro Lillo (also of WATAIN fame), the band emerged from the obscurity of the South American underground as early as 1993 with the release of two legendary demos. Five albums and nearly 20 years later, UNDERCROFT will unleash its stunning ...

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