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ATTACKER To Record Cover Of RIOT's 'Fire Down Under'

U.S. power/heavy metal veterans ATTACKER will be in the recording studio next weekend laying down a cover version of the RIOT classic "Fire Down Under" that will appear on the Keep It True festival tribute album, to be released at the 2014 edition of the festival. The band states: "We are also working on something ...

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RECIPROCAL To Release 'New Order Of The Ages' This Month

Californian death metallers RECIPROCAL will release their second full-length album, "New Order Of The Ages", on November 19. The follow-up to 2009's self-titled CD was recorded with engineer Zack Ohren (ALL SHALL PERISH, BRAIN DRILL, DECREPIT BIRTH) at Castle Ultimate Studios in Oakland, California. The artwork was created by Jon Zig (SUFFOCATION, DEEDS OF FLESH, ...

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KATAKLYSM Vocalist Guests On 'Metal Assault' Radio Show (Audio)

Vocalist Maurizio Iacono of Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM was interviewed by Aniruddh "Andrew" Bansal on the latest episode of the "Metal Assault" radio show on the Los Angeles-based station Razor KXRZ. You can now listen to the program using the Mixcloud widget below. (Note: The Iacono interview begins around the one-hour, 13-minute mark.) ...

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DEIVOS Signs With SELFMADEGOD RECORDS

Top-tier Polish death metal band DEIVOS has signed a deal with Selfmadegod Records for the upcoming release of its fourth full-length. The band is currently hard at work writing new material, to be recorded early in the New Year at Zed Studio (BLACK RIVER, ROOTWATER, FRONTSIDE). A mid-2014 release is expected. Boasting a technical and ...

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KATAKLYSM: 'Elevate' Video Released

"Elevate", the new video from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM, can be seen below. The clip was filmed in Belgrade, Serbia with acclaimed director Ivan Colic from iCode Productions (EX DEO, SOILWORK, MOONSPELL, ALESTORM, KAMELOT). Ivan Colic previously worked with KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono on KATAKLYSM's "Push The Venom" video and EX DEO's "Romulus" ...

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SOREPTION Joins UNIQUE LEADER Roster

Unique Leader, by way of Ninetone Records, has announced the signing of technical death metallers SOREPTION. Formed in 2005 in Sundsvall, Sweden, SOREPTION hurls forth a bone-shattering onslaught of sharp technical riff sequences, schizophrenic time shifts, thick catchy grooves and ravaging vocals. Released in 2010, the band's debut full-length, "Deterioration Of Minds", was produced and ...

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KATAKLYSM: 'Elevate' Video Teaser

A teaser for "Elevate", the new video from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM, can be seen below. The full clip will make its online debut on Thursday, October 17. The "Elevate" video was filmed in Belgrade, Serbia with acclaimed director Ivan Colic from iCode Productions (EX DEO, SOILWORK, MOONSPELL, ALESTORM, KAMELOT). Ivan Colic previously ...

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HERNAN 'EDDIE' HERMIDA Quit ALL SHALL PERISH To Join SUICIDE SILENCE

Oakland, California-based extreme metallers ALL SHALL PERISH have released the following statement: "Earlier today, the official announcement came out that [singer] Hernan 'Eddie' Hermida has joined SUICIDE SILENCE. "Eddie has quit ALL SHALL PERISH to join SUICIDE SILENCE full time. "To all our fans who want to know about the future of ALL SHALL PERISH, ...

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Former ROADRUNNER A&R Guru Discusses 'XXX: Three Decades Of Roadrunner Records' Box Set (Audio)

On September 27, Metal Hammer editor Alexander Milas conducted an interview with former Roadrunner Records A&R chief and current Nuclear Blast Entertainment president Monte Conner for the "Metal Hammer" radio show on TeamRock Radio. You can listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. Roadrunner Records celebrates its three-decades-plus legacy as one of the ...

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PYRRHON Signs With RELAPSE RECORDS

Relapse Records has announced the signing of New York City avant-garde, technical death metal quartet PYRRHON (pronounced "peer-on"). The band's sophomore album, "The Mother Of Virtues', will be released in early 2014. Formed in 2008, PYRRHON released one EP ("Fever Kingdoms", 2010) and one LP ("An Excellent Servant But a Terrible Master", 2011) via The ...

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KATAKLYSM: New Song 'Like Animals' Available For Streaming

"Like Animals", a brand new song from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM, can be streamed below. The track comes off the band's new album, "Waiting For The End To Come", which will be released on October 29 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The artwork by Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, HATEBREED) will be featured on ...

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On The Tour Bus With SUFFOCATION's FRANK MULLEN (Video)

Digital Tour Bus, which gives fans "an all-access pass" to the tour buses that their favorite bands travel in, has posted its latest episode, focusing on New York death metallers SUFFOCATION. The five-minute clip, which was filmed on April 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois, can be seen below. SUFFOCATION recruited John Gallagher (DYING FETUS) to ...

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KATAKLYSM: 'Waiting For The End To Come' Track Listing Revealed

"Waiting For The End To Come", the new album from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM, will be released on October 29 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The artwork by Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, HATEBREED) will be featured on the deluxe digipak and LP versions of the effort. The cover by Peter Sallai (SABATON) will ...

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KATAKLYSM: New Song 'Kill The Elite' Available For Streaming

"Kill The Elite", a brand new song from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Waiting For The End To Come", which will be released on October 29 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The artwork by Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ...

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INBREEDING REDNECKS To Release 'Abnormal Life Portrayed' In October

Danish old-school death metallers INBREEDING REDNECKS — who consist of experienced metal musicians from bands like AUTUMN LEAVES, MEMORIAL, FRAMELESS SCAR and MERCENARY — will release their debut album, "Abnormal Life Portrayed", on October 14 via Mighty Music/Target. The CD was recorded at CB Studios by Christian Bonde (DAWN OF DEMISE) and was mixed by ...

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KATAKLYSM Guitarist Interviewed By U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK RADIO (Video)

On August 10, Redd of Bloodstock Radio conducted an interview with guitarist Jean-François Dagenais of Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM at the Bloodstock Open Air festival at Catton Park, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. KATAKLYSM will embark on a European headlining tour in January 2014. Support on the trek ...

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'XXX: Three Decades Of Roadrunner Records' Box Coming In October

Roadrunner Records celebrates its three-decades-plus legacy as one of the most highly regarded labels in heavy metal and hard rock history by releasing a four-CD boxed set covering a broad spectrum of heavy music with tracks from dozens of the world's most legendary artists. The set, due for release on October 1, includes 54 tracks ...

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Reunited SKINLESS: 'We're Back To Destroy'

New York death metal veterans SKINLESS have reformed after a two-year hiatus to headline the third day of Delaware Deathfest this October alongside DEICIDE, SUFFOCATION, BROKEN HOPE, BRUTALITY, DYING FETUS, EXHUMED and many more. The second annual Delaware Deathfest takes place October 4-6 in Wilmington at Mojo 13. Commented vocalist Sherwood Webber: "We're back. The ...

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KATAKLYSM Filming 'Elevate' Video In Serbia

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based death metallers KATAKLYSM are filming a video for the song "Elevate" in Belgrade, Serbia with acclaimed director Ivan Colic from iCode Productions (EX DEO, SOILWORK, MOONSPELL, ALESTORM, KAMELOT). Ivan Colic previously worked with KATAKLYSM frontman Maurizio Iacono on KATAKLYSM's "Push The Venom" video and EX DEO's "Romulus" and "Final War (Battle Of ...

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