TRAIL OF TEARS Completes Recording New Album

TRAIL OF TEARS Completes Recording New Album

Norway’s TRAIL OF TEARS has finished recording its as-yet-untitled seventh album at Sound Suite Studio in Marseille, France with producer Terje Refsnes. Commented the band: “Cathrine [Paulsen] came through the extreme schedule with flying colours, putting the finishing vocals on the end result and delivered a performance for the history books! “Mixing is currently underway, as is the process of finding a label to release this monster. “We believe that we have created something extraordinary and can’t wait to share it with you all. Never…

HELIX: ‘Skin In The Game’ EP Commercial Posted Online

HELIX: ‘Skin In The Game’ EP Commercial Posted Online

A commercial for “Skin In The Game”, the new EP from veteran Canadian hard rockers HELIX, can be viewed below. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. The William Tell Overture 02. Skin In The Game 03. The Bitch Is A Bullet 04. Angelina 05. Champagne Communist The CD was mixed by Aaron Murray and was mastered at Carvello Mastering in Toronto, Ontario. The artwork is once again being created by Babyjack Design, who previously worked with the band on the “Vagabond…

VISIONS OF ATLANTIS: ‘Metal Female Voices Fest’ Concert To Be Filmed For Upcoming DVD

VISIONS OF ATLANTIS: ‘Metal Female Voices Fest’ Concert To Be Filmed For Upcoming DVD

Austrian symphonic metallers VISIONS OF ATLANTIS will have their October 23 performance at the Metal Female Voices Festat Oktoberhallen in Wieze, Belgium professionally filmed for an upcoming DVD. Commented the band: “We highly recommend a visit at this great festival to everyone as it`s not just only a very special feeling performing there but also everything around when being there as a fan is something quite unique within the whole metal scene. We always love to be there and as this year’s appearance will be…

NERVECELL To Open For METALLICA In United Arab Emirates

NERVECELL To Open For METALLICA In United Arab Emirates

Dubai-based death/thrash metal band NERVECELL will open for METALLICA on October 25 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates at Yas Island. Commented the band: “This is an historical event for heavy metal fans all across the Middle East and for NERVECELL to be a part of this is truly a dream come true and an absolute honor for us! We are thrilled beyond belief and cannot wait to share the stage with the biggest band in metal music ever… METALLICA! — a band whom we…

BLOOD RED THRONE: Quality Cleveland Footage Posted Online

Quality multi-camera footage of BLOOD RED THRONE‘s September 7, 2011 performance at Peabody’s in Cleveland, Ohio can be seen below (filmed in 1080p high definition by Ken Kitt and Kim Schleeper; edited and produced by Ken Kitt for BLOOD RED THRONE and Vidz-R-Us.com). BLOOD RED THRONE‘s sixth album, “Brutalitarian Regime”, was released in August via Sevared Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Brutalitarian Regime 02. Graveworld 03. Trapped Terrified Dead 04. Eternal Decay 05. Games of Humiliation 06. The Burning…

Beyond The Morninglight Posts “Open Your Eyes” Video Clip

Beyond the Morninglight is set to release the second album “Liberation” in 2012 through Misantrof Anti-Records. A video clip for the new single “Open Your Eyes” has now been posted online and can be found below. The “Open Your Eyes” single and the band’s entire debut self-titled album are available for free download by heading over to the Misantrof Anti-Records website here.  

ANTHRAX Drummer: Most True Metalheads Are Not Most Open-Minded People When It Comes To Music

ANTHRAX Drummer: Most True Metalheads Are Not Most Open-Minded People When It Comes To Music

Matt Coe of Eternal Terror webzine recently conducted an interview with ANTHRAX drummer Charlie Benante. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Eternal Terror: It’s well known that you are a prominent songwriter for the band and can play decent guitar in addition to your great skill on the drums. Is it easy for you to separate your mind when you’re writing versus performing in the band? Do you employ any specific practice routines or regiment to keep your drumming level sharp? Benante:…

CLUTCH Performs Brand New Song At Beer-Launch Party (Video)

CLUTCH Performs Brand New Song At Beer-Launch Party (Video)

American beer masters New Belgium brewing company have teamed up with Maryland-based veteran songwriters and touring icons CLUTCH to brew, bottle and distribute the brand new CLUTCH beer! The 9% alcohol by volume dark sour ale joins New Belgium‘s Lips Of Faith Series, adding to a beer family which already includes the highly popular Fat Tire Ale, which is now sold in over 32 of the 48 continental United States. The beer is available in 22 oz. bottles and a limited amount of kegs. New…

THE AGONIST Singer Joins KAMELOT On Stage (Video)

THE AGONIST vocalist Alissa White-Gluz joined KAMELOT on stage on September 23 in Orlando, Florida to perform the song “March Of Mephisto”. Fan-filmed video footage of her appearance can be seen below. The Orlando concert was the final date of KAMELOT‘s North American tour with THE AGONIST, ALESTORM and BLACKGUARD. Singer Simone Simons of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA performed with KAMELOT at all shows on the trek, which kicked off on August 26. Simone — the longtime girlfriend of KAMELOT keyboardist Oliver Palotai — previously…

CHICKENFOOT Guitarist Talks About Making Of ‘III’

CHICKENFOOT Guitarist Talks About Making Of ‘III’

Sleaze Roxx recently conducted an interview with CHICKENFOOT guitarist Joe Satriani. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Sleaze Roxx: One thing I like about CHICKENFOOT is that the drums and bass don’t have to fight their way through the vocals or the guitar. You don’t overplay on the album, you play what the song needs then you kick in with the solo. Was this all done by design or is this how things turn out when you get together? Joe Satriani: It’s…

MACHINE HEAD: Video Footage From New York City ‘Unto The Locust’ Listening Party

MACHINE HEAD: Video Footage From New York City ‘Unto The Locust’ Listening Party

San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD held a listening party for their new album, “Unto The Locust”, last night (Saturday, September 24) at Last Rites Tattoo Theatre Gallery in New York City. Video footage from the event can be seen in two parts below (courtesy of Shockblast Media). “Unto The Locust” will be made available on September 27 via MACHINE HEAD‘s longtime label Roadrunner Records. The CD was recorded at GREEN DAY‘s Oakland, California’s JingleTown Recording compound, with guitarist/vocalist Robb Flynn handling production duties…

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Frontman Interviewed On SKULL RADIO

DJ Skully of Skull Radio recently conducted an interview with SUICIDAL TENDENCIES/INFECTIOUS GROOVES mastermind Mike Muir. The 22-minute chat is now available for streaming in the YouTube clip below. From the mind of the original Cyco, Mike Muir takes us on a journey into his world with the release of “The Mad Mad Muir Musical Tour”, available in the USA on October 11 and in Europe on October 3. Featuring new, original and previously unreleased tracks from SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, INFECTIOUS GROOVES, and CYCO MIKO, the…