Hot News – Volture Announce String Of North American Dates

2011. jún 14, 19:57 :

In support of their debut Maxi EP entitled Shocking It’s Prey released in January by Heavy Artillery, Virginia’s heavy metal warriors VOLTURE prepare to hit the road for a string of dates throughout the U.S. and Canada. Furthermore, the band have been busy writing material for an upcoming full-length album as well as a two-song single featuring the tracks “Rulebreaker” and “Killer Angels”, the latter a cover track by obscure Swedish HM legends GOTHAM CITY. When he’s not busy gigging and writing with VOLTURE, bassist Ryan Waste continues to keep busy with his mainstay MUNICIPAL WASTE while still finding time to DJ an all-vinyl metal and cult horror film night at the Cous Cous bar in Richmond, VA on the first Monday of each month.

Dates are as follows. More information and frequent updates available at the band’s web page at as well as the VOLTURE facebook page at

June 23rd – Baltimore, MD @ Sonar (w/ Helstar & Acid Queen)
June 30th – Kingston, ON @ The Mansion (w/ Cauldron)
July 1st – Montreal, QC @ Katacombes (w/ Cauldron)
July 2nd – Ottowa, ON @ Mavericks (w/ Cauldron)
July 3rd – Toronto, ON @ Sneaky Dee’s (w/ Cauldron)

Over a few beers at a local Richmond watering hole during November 2008, the subject of putting a band together was raised between friends and fellow musicians Ryan Waste and Nick Poulos. A life-long heavy metal devotee, Ryan had formed a band in 2003 under the moniker of Immortal Avenger. Former members of Immortal Avenger including co-founder and vocalist Brent Hubbard and drummer Barry Cover would soon be called upon again to start a fresh project.


Hot News – Diamond Plate Release New Track "At The Mountains Of Madness"

2011. jún 14, 19:13 :

Chicago thrashers DIAMOND PLATE have released a new track, titled "At the Mountains of Madness".

"At the Mountains of Madness" is the first song to be released from the band's forthcoming debut album, GENERATION WHY?, which was recorded with producer NEIL KERNON (JUDAS PRIEST, NEVERMORE, DEICIDE, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD) and is due to be released on August 29th on Earache Records.

Listen to the new track now at (e-mail required)

DIAMOND PLATE lead guitarist KONRAD KUPIEC comments:

"All of us couldn't be more excited to release 'At the Mountains of Madness' as the first song off 'Generation Why?'. With the original video for this song nearing 100,000 views on YouTube, 'Mountains' is arguably the song most people know us by, and we want to give old and new fans the perfect representation of how much we've improved over the past few years. With this album, the band sounds tighter and heavier, while the song-writing is more focused than ever.

"The song is inspired by the H.P. Lovecraft novel of the same name, although we went deeper than the classic horror story of the novel and made our own social commentary present in the lyrics. As to our theme, that is for the listener to interpret and figure out.


Hot News – October Tide to tour Italy

2011. jún 14, 18:56 :

The Swedish doom heroes OCTOBER TIDE will play two shows in Italy in early September. Together with the previously announced festival in Lithuania these are all the confirmed OCTOBER TIDE shows:

15.07 2011 LITH - Anyksciai - Devilstone Festival
(w/ Benediction, In Mourning, Ondskapt, Forgotten Tomb, Obtest etc)

03.09 2011 ITA - Rome - Init Club
Supports: tba

04.09 2011 ITA - Milano - Nihil Extreme Festival
(w/ Shining, Forgotten Tomb, Sinister, Farsot ect)


Pro-Pain – Insane turnévideó és hírek

2011. jún 14, 18:52 :

Nem rég értünk vissza a Pro-Pain-el és Tenside-al elkövetett Európai körutunkról, amit még megfejeltünk egy balkáni hétvégével, így 3 hét alatt 7 országban adtunk koncerteket. A Pro-Pain turné alatt végig rögzítettünk mindent, amiből 4 részes rövid turné videó született. Az alábbi linkeken megtekinthető! A fotókat pedig rövidesen Facebook oldalukon a címen tekinthetitek meg! Most pedig indul a nyári fesztiválszezon és szinte minden jelentősebb fesztiválon láthatjátok a zenekart, gyertek el, mi ott leszünk!

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Hot News – Christian Mistress: Sign To Relapse Records

2011. jún 14, 11:03 :

Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing of true American heavy metal warriors CHRISTIAN MISTRESS.

CHRISTIAN MISTRESS (Christine Davis: vocals, Jonny Wulf: bass, Oscar Sparbel: guitars, Reuben W. Storey: drums, Ryan McClain: guitars) has released their debut full-length Agony & Opium in 2010 to critical acclaim and as toured alongside THRONES, SLOUGH FEG, and more in support of the release. The Olympia, WA band is preparing to enter the studio next month with Tim Green (MELVINS, THE FUCKING CHAMPS, MONOTONIX) to begin recording their Relapse debut and follow-up to Agony & Opium.

CHRISTIAN MISTRESS commented on the forthcoming LP; "In this offering our drive and power has branched from the roots of our beginnings. Wild and lightning-charged songs move ever forward in our attempt to reach the core."

Stay tuned to and the official CHRISTIAN MISTRESS website: for the latest CHRISTIAN MISTRESS news / tour / album release information.


Hot News – Toxic Holocaust: Debut New Track; Announce European Tour Dates

2011. jún 14, 10:58 :

TOXIC HOLOCAUST has posted a second track, “Bitch”, from their long-awaited new album Conjure and Command online now at the Decibel Magazine blog. The band has previously posted the track “Nowhere To Run” from Conjure and Command via Facebook. Conjure and Command will see its international release on July 18th and be available on multiple formats including digital, CD, 12” vinyl, as part of a deluxe double LP package, and a limited edition deluxe CD and DVD set that includes a full TOXIC HOLOCAUST live set. The CD is available for pre-order now at this location with additional pre-order options and images of deluxe packaging to be posted shortly.

Additionally, TOXIC HOLOCAUST will join KVELERTAK for a four-week European tour this fall. This tour will also include TRAP THEM and WOLVES LIKE US and kick-off on November 18th in Hamburg, Germany. A complete listing of tour dates and cities can be found below.

Updated TOXIC HOLOCAUST news and tour information will be made available at the Relapse Records website:, the TOXIC HOLOCAUST MySpace: and Facebook fan page.


Hot News – Multinational Heavy Metallers Powerwolf announce details on bonus disc content off their new album 'Blood Of The Saints'! L...

2011. jún 14, 9:11 :

Multinational Heavy Metallers POWERWOLF have announced details about the bonus content off their upcoming new album Blood Of The Saints which will be released as a limited Digibook edition including a bonus disc. Additionally a regular jewelcase cd (without bonus disc) will be available as well as a gatefold-LP!

For the bonus CD the wolves realized a special project. In cooperation with the Russian score composer Dominic G. Joutsen they elaborated a classical orchestra piece based on five POWERWOLF songs, entitled "The sacrilege symphony (and still the orchestra prays)".

"This was a very special and challenging project" comments Matthew Greywolf. "Working with a classical composer demands a whole different approach to your own music. And the result is simply stunning".

Attila Dorn completed the orchestra versions with a classical vocal performace. "It was a long-kept dream of mine to perform some of my favourite Powerwolf songs as classical versions and I think it offers a very sophisticated yet haunting vision of Powerwolf's music" reports Attila.

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