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VOIVOD Pulls Out Of 'Shockwave 2012' Tour

Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD have confirmed that they have dropped off the inaugural "Shockwave 2012" tour, which is scheduled to kick off on July 6 in Seattle, Washington. Commented VOIVOD: "Shockwave tour is no longer as advertised. VOIVOD really wanted to be touring, but the situation was out of the band's control and the tour ...

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MURDER CONSTRUCT: Debut Album Details Revealed

Los Angeles, California death dealers MURDER CONSTRUCT have completed work on their highly anticipated debut full-length entitled "Results". Featuring 11 tracks of violent, uncompromising death/grind, the CD displays cut-throat songwriting and top-notch musicianship mixed with the band's own brand of twisted experimentation to create one of 2012's most punishing auditory experiences. Due on CD/LP/digital on ...

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-16-: 'Theme From Pillpopper' Video Released

"Theme From Pillpopper", the new video from Los Angeles, California misanthropic sludge rockers -16-, can be seen below. The clip was filmed live at the Casbah in San Diego, California with was director Tyson Montrucchio, who has previously worked with BRUTAL TRUTH and CATTLE DECAPITATION. "Theme From Pillpopper" comes off -16-'s new album, "Deep Cuts ...

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TESTAMENT Working On 'Native Blood' Video

San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT are working on a video for the song "Native Blood" from their forthcoming album "Dark Roots Of Earth". Guitarist Eric Peterson tells Greece's Rock Overdose webzine, "We're gonna film it in an Indian reservation. It's about people who were oppressed in life. We haven't done [a video] ...

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STRONG INTENTION: New Song Available For Streaming

"3rd Space Gorilla Generator", a brand new song from Maryland's STRONG INTENTION, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below (courtesy of Decibel magazine). The track, which features a guest appearance by EYEHATEGOD frontman Mike IX Williams, comes off STRONG INTENTION's new effort, "Razorblade Express", which will be released on June 1 via ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist Answers Fan-Submitted Questions (Video)

Earlier this month, guitarist Eric Peterson of San Francisco Bay Area metallers TESTAMENT answered a number of questions that were submitted via the Nuclear Blast Europe Facebook page. The 15-minute question-and-answer session, which was conducted by Nuclear Blast's Patrick Walch on May 11, can be seen below. Nuclear Blast Records has set a July 31 ...

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STRONG INTENTION To Unleash 'Razorblade Express' EP

Maryland bands never fall short on extremity. Since the mid-'90s STRONG INTENTION have been punishing the underground with their own blend of New York-influenced hardcore breakdowns and blistering grindcore. Their unique sound has allowed them the longevity to play out and tour with such acts as CRIPPLE BASTARDS, DISFEAR, PHOBIA, EXTREME NOISE TERROR, ROTTEN SOUND, ...

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ABORTED Frontman Interviewed In San Francisco (Video)

The Metalluminati conducted an interview with vocalist Sven De Caluwé of Belgian death metalers ABORTED before the band's May 8 concert at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco, California with ORIGIN and CATTLE DECAPITATION. You can now watch the chat below. ABORTED's seventh studio album, "Global Flatline", sold around 1,000 copies in the United States ...

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-16-: 'Her Little 'Accident'' Video Released

"Her Little 'Accident'", the new video from Los Angeles, California misanthropic sludge rockers -16-, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Tyson Montrucchio, who has previously worked with BRUTAL TRUTH and CATTLE DECAPITATION. "Her Little 'Accident'" comes off the band's new album, "Deep Cuts From Dark Clouds", which was released on CD and ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION: More 'Monolith Of Inhumanity' Studio Footage Posted Online

California progressive grind conquerors CATTLE DECAPITATION have revealed the second of three in-studio video segments from their "Monolith Of Inhumanity" recording sessions. Set for North American release on May 8, the record was produced by Dave Otero of Denver's Flatline Audio and sees the band exploring innovative new techniques in songwriting without abandoning their signature ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION: 'Kingdom Of Tyrants' Video Released

"Kingdom Of Tyrants", the new video from San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION, can be seen below. The disturbingly twisted nine-minute mini-film was directed by Mitch Massie with live band footage shot in San Marcos, California by Tyson Montrucchio. Comments CATTLE DECAPITATION singer Travis Ryan: "We've kicked around the idea of doing a mini-film out ...

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RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER To Release 'Ghostmaker' In June

Candlelight Records has set a June 19 North American release date for "Ghostmaker", the third album from the Philadelphia quartet RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER. Produced by the band, the CD reunites the band with noted gore artist Mike Hrubovcak (SINISTER, HATE ETERNAL, CATTLE DECAPITATION). Commented RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER vocalist/bassist Shawn Riley: "'Ghostmaker' represents everything we have worked towards ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION: First 'Monolith Of Inhumanity' Studio Clip Posted

California progressive grind conquerors CATTLE DECAPITATION have revealed the first of three in-studio video segments from their "Monolith Of Inhumanity" recording sessions. Set for North American release on May 8, the record was produced by Dave Otero of Denver's Flatline Audio and sees the band exploring innovative new techniques in songwriting without abandoning their signature ...

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KREATOR: 'Phantom Antichrist' Limited-Edition Artwork Unveiled

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR revealed the cover artwork of the limited edition of the band's upcoming album, "Phantom Antichrist". The limited edition will be made available as two-disc digipack, including a bonus DVD. Commented KREATOR guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza: "Jan Meininghaus, who did this one, is a cover artist from my hometown, Essen, Germany. I ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION: More 'Monolith Of Inhumanity' Details Revealed

Three years have lapsed since the last CATTLE DECAPITATION offering. In that time, the band toured the globe, reaped a legion of new devotees and have now written their most palatable, yet abrasive record to date. Titled "Monolith Of Inhumanity", CATTLE DECAPITATION manage yet again to forge another beautiful deathscape that will leave fans of ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION: New Album Title, Cover Artwork Unveiled

San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION will release their new album, "Monolith Of Humanity", on May 8 (one day earlier internationally) via Metal Blade Records. The highly anticipated follow-up to 2009's "The Harvest Floor" was produced, engineered, mixed and mastered by Dave Otero of Denver's Flatline Audio. According to a press release, "the humans of ...

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