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CATTLE DECAPITATION: New Album To Be Streamed In Its Entirety

"The Harvest Floor", the new album from San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION, will be streamed in its entirety on Buzzgrinder.com beginning tomorrow (Friday, January 16) and ending on Monday (January 19). Besides being able to hear each song in its full, grinding glory, you will be able to read a song-by-song breakdown by vocalist ...

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CORMORANT Issues Studio Update

San Francisco, California-based progressive black metal act CORMORANT has entered Sharkbite Studios in Oakland in with producer with Billy Anderson (NEUROSIS, PRIMORDIAL, SLEEP, MELVINS) to begin recording its as-yet-untitled full-length debut. Commented vocalist/bassist Arthur von Nagel: "Billy Anderson is mixing the record as well as producing. We'd heard great things about Billy from a really ...

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SHRINEBUILDER: Songtitles For Debut CD Revealed

SHRINEBUILDER, the project that features in its ranks Wino (ST. VITUS, THE HIDDEN HAND), Scott Kelly (NEUROSIS), Al Cisneros (OM, SLEEP), and Dale Crover (MELVINS), has finished recording its debut CD with Toshi Kasai (MELVINS, BIG BUSINESS) for a summer release on Neurot Recordings. The tentative track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. ...

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ST. VITUS, MELVINS, NEUROSIS, SLEEP Join Forces In SHRINEBUILDER

SHRINEBUILDER, the project that features in its ranks Wino (ST. VITUS, THE HIDDEN HAND), Scott Kelly (NEUROSIS), Al Cisneros (OM, SLEEP), and Dale Crover (MELVINS), will be in the studio with Toshi Kasai (MELVINS, BIG BUSINESS) from January 9 through January 11, according to a press release sent exclusively to MetalSucks by the band's publicist. ...

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16: Two More New Songs Posted Online

Legendary sludge misanthropes 16 have posted two more tracks — "So Broken Down" and "Man Interrupted" — on their MySpace page. The songs come off the group's new album, "Bridges To Burn", which is scheduled for release on January 20, 2009 (January 26 internationally) through Relapse Records. 16, which has reformed with the ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION Seeking 'Normal-Looking' Extras For New Video

San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION have issued the following update: "We will be filming the rest of the 'Regret & the Grave' video (this is the 'storyline part') in the Burbank/northern Los Angeles area and we can use the following regular, everyday, 'normal-looking folks': moms, dads, kids, old people, teens...of all races, colors. Basically, ...

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SERPENTCULT: 'Weight Of Light' To Receive U.S. Release In January

Belgium's SERPENTCULT, the new band featuring former members of THEE PLAGUE OF GENTLEMEN and WELKIN, will release its full-length debut, "Weight of Light", will in North America on January 27, 2009 via Rise Above Records. A four-piece from Ghent, Oost-Vlaanderen, SERPENTCULT delivers punishing, down tuned music that transcends the standard doom fare into a maze ...

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HELMET Anounces 2009 European Tour

HELMET has announced January and February 2009 European tour dates with Oakland's TOTIMOSHI, the Bay Area co-ed trio whose newest album "Milagrosa", produced by HELMET's Page Hamilton and recorded by Toshi Kasai (BIG BUSINESS, MELVINS), will be released physically throughout Europe on February 2 and digitally on January 20 via Volcom Entertainment. Founded in 1989 ...

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CORMORANT To Record New Album With Producer BILLY ANDERSON

San Francisco, California-based progressive black metal act CORMORANT will enter Sharkbite Studios in Oakland in January 2009 with producer with Billy Anderson (NEUROSIS, PRIMORDIAL, SLEEP, MELVINS) to begin recording its as-yet-untitled full-length debut. The band's progressive death metal approach on its debut EP, "The Last Tree" (released December 2007), has now blossemed into new black ...

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LA FIN DU MONDE Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Chico, California-based atmospheric/instrumental act LA FIN DU MONDE is putting the finishing touches on its new album, "Monolith", at Prairie Sun studio (NINE INCH NAILS, MELVINS, HIGH ON FIRE) in Cotati, California. A March 2009 release is expected. LA FIN DU MONDE's 2007 album, "Life As it Should Be", a solid grouping of memorable, instrumental ...

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16: New Song Posted Online

Legendary sludge misanthropes 16 have posted a new track, "Skin and Bones", on their MySpace page. The song comes off the group's new album, "Bridges To Burn", which is scheduled for release on January 20, 2009 (January 26 internationally) through Relapse Records. 16, which has reformed with the original "Dropout" lineup of Cris ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION: Tour Dates Announced

San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION have announced the first tour in support of their forthcoming album, "The Harvest Floor". Dubbed "Killing 'Til Oblivion 2009", the trek will mark CATTLE DECAPITATION's first full tour since 2007. Support on the shows will come from PSYOPUS, BOOK OF BLACK EARTH and GIGAN. The dates are as follows: ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION Inspires Veggie Burger

San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION have issued the following update: "CATTLE DECAPITATION BURGERS! "You heard that right! Tucked away in San Diego's South Park community is Hamilton's Pub and Café who now boast a delicious veggie burger called the 'Cattle Decapitation!' "Inspired by the local veggie gore band of the same name, the burger's ...

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TREPONEM PAL Completes 'Planet Crash' Video

After completing an extensive European tour with the seminal post-punk legends KILLING JOKE, French industrial metal band TREPONEM PAL has finished filming a music video directed by David Kenny (Genertik Ltd), an expert in extreme rock genres and all types of crazy visual journeys. The clip was filmed at 3 Mills Studio in London and ...

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THE FREEZING FOG: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

Manchester, UK-based retro rockers THE FREEZING FOG have revealed the artwork (see below) for their upcoming self-titled album. It comes courtesy of UK artist Drew Millward, who has previously worked with the likes of MELVINS, BIG BUSINESS, BARONESS, UNSANE and ARCTIC MONKEYS. Far surpassing its predecessor, THE FREEZING FOG's second full-length effort features ten songs ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION: New Song, Widget Available

San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION will release their new album, "The Harvest Floor", on January 20 in North America; January 30 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy; and February 2 throughout the rest of Europe via Metal Blade Records. A new widget for the album can be viewed below. The drum tracks for "The ...

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MASTODON: Deluxe Vinyl Box Set Due This Month

A collector's edition MASTODON vinyl box set will be released on November 18 via Relapse Records. This box set will be a one-time pressing strictly limited to 1,000 copies and include nine 180-gram LPs encapsulating the legendary band's entire history of recordings. The box set will be cased in a heavy duty, foil stamped black ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION: New Album Details Revealed

San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION have set "The Harvest Floor" as the title of their new album, due in early 2009 via Metal Blade Records. The drum tracks were laid down with Zach Ohren (ALL SHALL PERISH, DECREPIT BIRTH) before the rest of the instruments were recorded and the entire thing was mixed with ...

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TURMOIL Looking For New Singer

Philadelphia hardcore/metal band TURMOIL, which recently parted ways with longtime vocalist Jon Gula, has issued the following update: "OK, so here are the facts of the situation, the new CD is done and has been for months. There are 13 tracks (12 originals, one cover), half of which have finished lyrics. Vocals, on the other ...

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16 Competes Work On New Album

Legendary sludge misanthropes 16 have completed work on their new album, "Bridges To Burn", for a January 20, 2009 release (January 26 internationally) through Relapse Records. 16, which has reformed with the original "Dropout" lineup of Cris Jerue (vocals), Tony Baumeister (bass), Bobby Ferry (guitar), and Jason Corley (drums), has also announced a December 6 ...

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CAPRICORNS: New Song Posted Online

London, England-based experimental metal band CAPRICORNS has posted a new song entitled "November Suicides" on its MySpace page. The track comes off the group's new album, "River, Bear Your Bones", which is scheduled for release on September 30 via Rise Above Records. According to a press release, "the sound of CAPRICORNS is a ...

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SAVIOURS Announce New Guitarist

Oakland, California's SAVIOURS have announced the addition of guitarist Sonny Reinhardt (WATCH THEM DIE) to the group's ranks. Reinhardt will join SAVIOURS on the road for the upcoming North American tour with ICED EARTH and INTO ETERNITY. SAVIOURS have also begun writing songs for the follow-up to their sophomore album, "Into Abaddon", which came out ...

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BLOOD CEREMONY Set To Release Debut Album

Canadian doom-psyche band BLOOD CEREMONY has completed work on its self-titled debut album, due on September 30 in North America via the London, England-based independent label Rise Above Records. Born out of an obsession with '70s occult rock, BLOOD CEREMONY bears witness to the heavy bands of yesteryear, fusing psychedelic rock and folk with an ...

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MASTODON Confirmed For UK's THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have been confirmed for The Nightmare Before Christmas Festival, set to take place December 5-7 at Butlins Holiday Centre, Minehead, England. The event will be curated by Mike Patton and MELVINS and will feature performances by the following artists: BIG BUSINESS BUTTHOLE SURFERS DäLEK ISIS J.G. THIRLWELL'S MANOREXIA KILL ME TOMORROW ...

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London's CAPRICORNS Complete Work On New Album

London, England-based experimental metal band CAPRICORNS will release its new album, "River, Bear Your Bones", on September 30 via Rise Above Records. According to a press release, "the sound of CAPRICORNS is a heady mix of crushing power and dark, subtle beauty that has won over fans of the heavy arts worldwide. Comprised of members ...

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