Crusher Releasing Debut Album

Ukranian thrash metal band Crusher, formerly known as Stormrider, will be releasing it’s debut full-length album “Endless Torment” in January on Total Metal records (a division of Metal Scrap records). Formerly a quartet, the band decided to continue as a trio after founding guitarist Alexander Kumeyko left the band. Crusher released it’s EP “Politishit” in 2010, and filmed a video for the single “S(k)atanic Ride” the following year, which is a track the band is including on the new album. Below is the tracklisting and…

Feral Depravity Streaming Entire “Defiler Of Innocence” Album

Feral Depravity has issued the following announcement about posting the “Defiler of Innocence” album online: “You can now download our entire album for FREE. There is an option to pay if you are interested, but either way all the songs are available for free download!” The songs can be heard through the player below, and the track listing is as follows: 1. The Cumming 2. Sperm Of Fury 3. Mandible Demolition 4. Menudo De Humano 5. Defiler Of Innocence 6. The Beer Song 7. Don’t…

Into Eternity Posts “Fukushima” Teaser Clip

Into Eternity Posts “Fukushima” Teaser Clip

Into Eternity has posted a teaser online featuring studio and rehearsal footage of the new song “Fukushima,” which was written about the crisis in Fukushima Daiichi, Japan. Check out the video clip below. Into Eternity will be debuting their new singer at the upcoming Manitoba Metalfest being held February 24th/25th in Winnipeg – Into Eternity perform on Friday, February 24th. The band are rounded off by: Tim Roth – guitar, vocals Justin Bender – guitar Troy Bleich – bass, vocals Bryan Newbury – drums About…

DEEP PURPLE To Release New Studio Album Next Year

DEEP PURPLE To Release New Studio Album Next Year

British hard rock legends DEEP PURPLE are very excited by the prospect of making a new and significant album. To that end, they have decided to extend their writing and recording period through the summer of 2012. Commented DEEP PURPLE singer Ian Gillan: “We know we will disappoint some of our fans this summer. However, we look forward very much to our autumn/winter tour and continuing our worldwide tour with our new album in 2013.” Durung a 2011 interview with U.K.’s Express Star, Gillan was…

INTO ETERNITY Recruits Female Singer For Upcoming Shows

INTO ETERNITY Recruits Female Singer For Upcoming Shows

Regina, Saskatchewan-based Canadian extreme progressive metallers INTO ETERNITY have recruited Amanda Kiernan of the Edmonton, Alberta-based metal band THE ORDER OF CHAOS as their new touring singer. States Amanda: “This is a wonderful opportunity for me that I couldn’t pass up. I look forward to this experience. However, THE ORDER OF CHAOS will remain my number one priority.” INTO ETERNITY vocalist Stu Block was recently recruited by power metal giants ICED EARTH, with whom he recorded the band’s latest CD, “Dystopia”. INTO ETERNITY earlier in…

ALTAR: Career-Spanning Collection Released

ALTAR: Career-Spanning Collection Released

“Dark Domains”, a collection of tracks recorded by long-defunct Swedish death metallers ALTAR during their six-year existence from 1989 to 1995, has been made available through Konqueror Records. The 17-track compilation was remastered by Swedish multi-instrumentalist and producer extraordinaire Dan Swanö at Unisound Studio in Sweden and features a brand new exclusive album cover artwork and layout by Poland’s Kontamination Design. This “Dark Domains” compilation CD is dedicated in loving memory of the late Mieszko Talarczyk (NASUM, ex-ALTAR). “Dark Domains” track listing: 01. Nothing Human…

INMORIA Announces New Singer

INMORIA Announces New Singer

INMORIA — the Swedish project featuring Christer Andersson (TAD MOROSE) on guitar, Dan Eriksson (ex-TAD MOROSE) on keyboards, Tommi Karppanen (MORGANA LEFAY, TAD MOROSE), and Peter Moren (TAD MOROSE, STEEL ATTACK) on drums — has recruited Ronny Hemlin (STEEL ATTACK, TAD MOROSE) as its new singer following the departure of Danish vocalist Søren “Nico” Adamsen (ARTILLERY). Ronny sang for INMORIA on their U.K. tour in October 2011 and recently laid down his vocals on a number of songs from the band’s latest album, “A Farewell…

BIOHAZARD Frontman ‘Never Missed A Step’

BIOHAZARD Frontman ‘Never Missed A Step’

BIOHAZARD bassist/vocalist Scott Roberts was rushed to the hospital prior to the kick-off concert of the band’s “Persistence Tour 2012″on Friday, January 20 in Deinze, Belgium. “Persistence Tour 2012″, which also includes SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, TERROR, WALLS OF JERICHO, LIONHEART and CRUSHING CASPARS, played Oberhausen, Germany last night before moving to Hamburg on Sunday. Commented the group: “Great news. Scott‘s alive and well! [He] made it out of the hospital with all new blood and fluids in his system, 100% BIOHAZARD! He never missed a step!…

MÖTLEY CRÜE Guitarist: ‘The Music Business Is Really Tweaking Out And Getting Weird’

MÖTLEY CRÜE Guitarist: ‘The Music Business Is Really Tweaking Out And Getting Weird’

Jeb Wright of Classic Rock Revisited recently conducted an interview with MÖTLEY CRÜE guitarist Mick Mars. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Classic Rock Revisited: Do you think MÖTLEY CRÜE will continue to do these kinds of residencies [like the upcoming Las Vegas run in February]? Mick: I know it is a cool thing we are doing, and that we are probably going to make this possible for other bands to do the same thing. I don’t know if we are planning…

EPICA: First ‘Requiem For The Indifferent’ Teaser Released

EPICA: First ‘Requiem For The Indifferent’ Teaser Released

The first teaser for “Requiem For The Indifferent”, the forthcoming fifth full-length album from Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA, can be seen below. Commented the band: “Here we are with the first official teaser. This time however we’re doing it like no one has done before, by weekly releasing an extra layer of music, giving our fans a little more insight in the complexity and the different aspects of EPICA‘s music. “As this is the first video in the series, you’ll only hear Ariën‘s [van…

Ministry Reveals “Relapse” Track Listing and Details

Ministry Reveals “Relapse” Track Listing and Details

Deep in the heart of Hell Paso Texas, Ministry’s Al Jourgensen re-opened the doors of his industrial compound studio in Fall 2011 and invited his favorite co-conspirators Mike Scaccia (Rigor Mortis), Tony Campos (Static X), Tommy Victor (Prong) and Casey Orr (Rigor Mortis/Gwar) to climb on board the Ministry pirate ship and de-construct and re-construct Jourgensen’s monsterpiece “Relapse.” Thirty years and twelve albums later, as well as a near-death experience in 2010, Jourgensen rises as a phoenix from the ashes with “Relapse” — still angry,…

HATE ETERNAL Bassist Interviewed On ‘Metal Rules! TV’

HATE ETERNAL Bassist Interviewed On ‘Metal Rules! TV’

HATE ETERNAL bassist J.J. Hrubovcak was interviewed for the first episode of Metal Rules! TV (formerly Metal Rules! Magazine and Metal Rules! Radio). You can now watch the chat below. HATE ETERNAL‘s latest album, “Phoenix Amongst The Ashes”, sold around 1,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 14 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 appeared in…