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REVOCATION Films 'Dismantle The Dictator' Video

Boston's REVOCATION teamed up with video director Dave Brodsky (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, ORIGIN, HATE ETERNAL, MISERY INDEX) to lens the band's first video from their Relapse debut "Existence Is Futile". The clip, for the song "Dismantle The Dictator", was filmed just outside of Boston this past weekend. An international premiere date will be announced ...

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PESTILENCE Rejoined By Bassist JEROEN PAUL THESSELING

OBSCURA bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling has rejoined resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metallers PESTILENCE after a 15-year break. Thesseling, known for his six-string fretless signature, played on PESTILENCE's fourth album, "Spheres". "After such a long period of time it's great to be part of PESTILENCE again," Jeroen says in a statement. "I'm convinced that this ...

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SUICIDAL ANGELS: 'Apokathilosis' Video Released

"Apokathilosis", the new video from Greek old-school thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new album, "Sanctify The Darkness", which will be released on November 20 via Nuclear Blast Records. "Sanctify The Darkness" track listing: 01. Bloodthirsty 02. The Pestilence Of Saints 03. Inquisition 04. Apokathilosis 05. … Lies ...

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BLOOD DUSTER, TRAP THEM, JUCIFER Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATHFEST

BLOOD DUSTER, TRAP THEM, CIRCLE OF DEAD CHILDREN, TOTAL FUCKING DESTRUCTION, JUCIFER, MALIGNANCY, DEFEATIST, SURROUNDINGS, ROTTENNESS and THE COMMUNION have been confirmed for next year's Maryland Deathfest, set to take place May 28-30 at Sonar in Baltimore. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 16 ASPHYX AUTOPSY BIRDS OF PREY BLOOD DUSTER CAPITALIST CASUALTIES ...

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REVOCATION: More Footage From The Studio Posted Online

The fourth in a series of video clips featuring footage from the recording sessions for REVOCATION's second full-length album, "Existence Is Futile", can be viewed below. "Existence Is Futile" sold around 440 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD landed at position No. 148 on ...

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A Guitar Lesson With REVOCATION's DAVID DAVIDSON

FPE-TV has uploaded video footage of David Davidson of Boston's REVOCATION showing you how to play "Dismantle The Dictator" from the band's second full-length album, "Existence Is Futile". "Existence Is Futile" sold around 440 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD landed at position No. ...

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SUICIDAL ANGELS To Release New Album In November

Greek old-school thrashers SUICIDAL ANGELS will release their new album, "Sanctify The Darkness", on November 20 via Nuclear Blast Records. A video for the song "Apokathilosis" will make its online debut on October 16. "Sanctify The Darkness" track listing: 01. Bloodthirsty 02. The Pestilence Of Saints 03. Inquisition 04. Apokathilosis 05. … Lies 06. No ...

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SODOM, WATAIN, CAPTAIN CLEANOFF Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATHFEST

SODOM, WATAIN, CAPTAIN CLEANOFF, CAPITALIST CASUALTIES, MAGRUDERGRIND, OBLITERATION, SULACO, PUTRESCENCE, FANG and VERBAL ABUSE have been confirmed for next year's Maryland Deathfest, set to take place May 28-30 at an as-yet-undisclosed venue in Baltimore. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 16 ASPHYX AUTOPSY BIRDS OF PREY CAPITALIST CASUALTIES CAPTAIN CLEANOFF COFFINS CONVERGE DECEASED ...

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LAY DOWN ROTTEN Guitarist Forced To Sit Out Shows

Guitarist Daniel Jakobi of German death metallers LAY DOWN ROTTEN will sit out the band's upcoming shows in order to undergo surgery in early October. He says, "I hope to be back on track by mid-November. Until then I will be replaced by our good friend Alex of SOUL DEMISE. He's a great guitar player ...

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THE DESTRO: New Song Available For Streaming

"Justifiers Of Malice", a new song from Texas' THE DESTRO, is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the group's sophomore album, "Harmony Of Discord", which is scheduled for release on October 13 via Ironclad Recordings. According to a press release, the band "possess the aggression and directness ...

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DARKANE Begins Work On New Material

Guitarist Christofer Malmström of Swedish thrashers DARKANE has issued the following update: "DARKANE has had some time off during the summer while Peter Wildoer [drums] has been busy touring with PESTILENCE. We played the Roskilde festival in Denmark and the Brutal Assault festival in the Czech Republic this summer, and they both felt very successful. ...

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BEHEMOTH's ORION Interviewed By WatchMojo.com

WatchMojo.com recently conducted an interview with bassist Orion (real name: Tomasz Wróblewski) of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH. Watch the chat below. "Evangelion", the ninth full-length studio album from BEHEMOTH, sold 8,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 56 on The Billboard 200 chart. Commented Nergal: ...

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PESTILENCE Mainman Begins Work On New Material

Patrick Mameli (guitar, vocals) of the resurrected late '80s/early '90s death metal outfit PESTILENCE has issued the following update: "Well, the touring, the festivals and the travelling, it all has come to an end for us. I think we covered pretty much all the countries in Europe we really wanted to go to! "I want ...

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GENETIC WISDOM To Reunite For EINDHOVEN METAL MEETING Performance

The 1994 "Humanity On Parole" lineup of the Dutch groove-metal outfit GENETIC WISDOM will reunite to perform at the Eindhoven Metal Meeting on December 19 at the Effenaar in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Commented vocalist Michel Lucarelli; "We are stoked about this! It was asked before and we always politely declined for some reason but when Eindhoven ...

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THE DESTRO To Release 'Harmony Of Discord' In October

Texas' THE DESTRO will release its sophomore album, "Harmony Of Discord" on October 13 via Ironclad Recordings. According to a press release, the band "possess the aggression and directness or hardcore but it's not metalcore; they have the thick sludge toned riffage and big bottom groove of metal while tossing off any flashy leads or ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Interviewed By MUSICIAN PHOTO JOURNAL

Musician Photo Journal conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH during this year's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. Watch the eight-minute chat below. "Evangelion", the ninth full-length studio album from BEHEMOTH, sold 8,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. ...

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GORGUTS, POSSESSED, ASPHYX, NECROPHOBIC Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATHFEST

The reunited GORGUTS, along with POSSESSED, ASPHYX, NECROPHOBIC, SADISTIC INTENT and THE CHASM have been confirmed for next year's Maryland Deathfest, set to take place May 28-30 at an as-yet-undisclosed venue in Baltimore. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 16 ASPHYX AUTOPSY BIRDS OF PREY COFFINS CONVERGE DECEASED ENTOMBED EYEHATEGOD FUCK THE FACTS ...

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REVOCATION: New Track Posted Online

A new track from Boston's REVOCATION, "Anthem Of The Betrayed", is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The song comes off the band's second full-length album, "Existence Is Futile", which is scheduled for release on September 29 in North America and October 5 internationally via Relapse Records. The follow-up to "Empire ...

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ATHEIST: European Tour Report Part 1

Vocalist Kelly Shaefer of reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST has issued the following update: "What a rash of fucking nightmares! In true ATHEIST fashion, we always seem to have these strange things happen to us whilst touring. "The night before I was leaving for the Brutal Assault festival in Czech Republic, I started fucking ...

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BEHEMOTH's 'Evangelion' Lands On BILLBOARD Chart

"Evangelion", the ninth full-length studio album from Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH, sold 8,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 56 on The Billboard 200 chart. "Evangelion" first-week chart positions: Poland: #2 Finland: #17 Austria: #45 USA: #56 Germany: #59 Switzerland: #88 Netherlands: #5 (Indie Charts) ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Interviewed By 'Metal Til Death'

Metal Til Death conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH on August 9, 2009 at the Bristow Virginia stop of this year's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. Watch the chat below. "Evangelion", the ninth full-length studio album from BEHEMOTH, was released in the U.S. this past Tuesday ...

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VREID Begins Work On New Material

VREID — the Norwegian band formed by former WINDIR members Hváll (bass), Steingrim (drums) and Sture (vocals, guitar) — has issued the following update: "Writing this we are flying over Denmark, heading north again, after our last raid in Germany. We just played the Summer Breeze, which is the last summer festival for VREID of ...

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PESTILENCE, NAGLFAR, MALEVOLENT CREATION Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATHFEST

PESTILENCE, CONVERGE, MALEVOLENT CREATION, NAGLFAR, WOLBRIGADE, DECEASED, ROMPEPROP, GOROD, NAZXUL and STORMCROW have been confirmed for next year's Maryland Deathfest, set to take place May 28-30 at an as-yet-undisclosed venue in Baltimore. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 16 AUTOPSY BIRDS OF PREY COFFINS CONVERGE DECEASED ENTOMBED EYEHATEGOD FUCK THE FACTS GOROD GRIDE ...

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REVOCATION: Footage From The Studio Posted Online

Boston's REVOCATION has posted the first in a series of brief videos taped during the recording sessions for the band's forthcoming album, "Existence Is Futile". The three-minute clip highlights the drum portion of the sessions and can be viewed below. "Existence Is Futile" is scheduled for release on September 29 in North America and October ...

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BEHEMOTH: Video Interview With ORION Available

Photojournalist Stephanie Roose of the Hidden Agenda conducted an interview with bassist Orion (real name: Tomasz Wróblewski) of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH at the Clarkston, Michigan stop of this year's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival on August 2, 2009. The seven-minute chat can be viewed below. BEHEMOTH's ninth full-length studio album, "Evangelion", is scheduled for ...

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