Metal News for November 13, 2010
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19 news articles posted on this day.
Melbourne thrashers Envenomed have returned with a new vocalist and comeback shows announced. The band has issued the following update about it:
"Hey guys, sorry for our absense. Since I (Mav) joined Eye of the Enemy I haven’t had a lot of time between work, life and of course the mighty ‘Demonhead’ to to a lot else, and unfortunatly Envenomed got put on the shelf. But after over a year without a show in Melbourne we’re back on Oct 31st to lay waste to Central Club in Richmond, and, we have a new vocalist!
"Aaron Fitzpatrick has been a good mate of mine for many years and a big fan of Envenomed since its Birth. When I asked if he would like to take up the job of lead vocalist he jumped at the chance! Azz is an absoulte cracking vocalist and fits in to the band awesomly so get set as this guy can wail!
"Also appearing on the comeback night will be Melodic Death Metal Stylings of Meltgsnow all the way from Singapore, The pure raw thrash energy of Elm ST and the Dark and Etherial tones of Okera!
"Also as a special treat on the night, the 1st 100 payers thru the door pickup a free copy of the 2009 Debut Envenomed EP, Laser and smoke show and all your favourite heavy chunky tunes playin all night!! So, we’re back and wanting the ‘Return of the Serpent’ to go off with a BANG! Seeya’s on Halloween!"
Here are the show details:
Oct 31, 2010
Envenomed @ Central Club, Richmond
w/ Meltgsnow, Elm Street and Okera
Tickets at the door
Helmet has announced the following European tour dates:
11/17 - Luxor Live - Arnhem, Gelderland, nl
11/18 - W2 - Hertogenbosch, Noord-Brab, nl
11/19 - Forum - Bielefeld, Nordrhein-, de
11/20 - Knust - Hamburg, Hamburg, de
11/22 - Voxhall - Århus, Midtjyllan, dk
11/23 - Vega Jr - Copenhagen, Hovedstade, dk
11/24 - SO36 - Berlin, Berlin, de
11/26 - Feierwerk - Orangehouse - Munich, Bavaria, de
11/27 - Szene Wien - Wien, Wien, at
11/29 - Sommer Casino - Basel, Basel-Stad, ch
11/30 - bart Music Club - Zurich, Zurich, ch
12/01 - Amalgame Club - Yverdon-les-Bains, Vaud, ch
12/03 - Bronson - Ravenna, Emilia-Rom, it
12/04 - Spazio 211 - Torino, Piemonte, it
12/05 - Le Brise Glace - Annecy, Rhône-Alpe, FR
12/10 - Elysée Montmartre - PARIS, Ile-de-Fra, FR
12/11 - L'Austrolabe - Orleans, Centre, fr
12/12 - Grand Mix - Tourcoing, Nord-Pas-d, fr
12/14 - Vooruit - Gent, Flemish Re, be
12/15 - Scala - London, Greater Lo, gb
12/16 - Manchester Academy 3 - Manchester, GB
12/17 - The Cathouse - Glasgow, Glasgow Ci, gb
Christian progressive metalcore act Underoath has posted more behind the scenes footage from the making of its "In Division" music video. The song is taken from its forthcoming full length album, titled "Ø (Disambiguation)." The album was released on November 9, 2010 through Solid State Records. You can view the video below, which was shot for the track "In Division."
Canadian metal act Threat Signal has posted new jam room footage online of the band rehearsing with its most recent lineup, you can check out the footage below:
H.I.M have released the tracklisting for its forthcoming remix album comprised of material from their latest effort, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice". The remix release, titled "SWRMXS,"will see a December 7th release.
“SWRMXS” will feature the following track listing:
1. In Venere Veritas (Huoratron Remix)
2. In The Arms Of Rain (SALEM Remix)
3. The Foreboding Sense Of Impending Happiness (Morgan Page Remix)
4. Ode to Solitude (Gavin Russom Remix)
5. Heartkiller (The Mercyfvcks Remix)
6. Love, The Hardest Way (Tiësto Remix)
7. Shatter Me With Hope (oOoOO Remix)
8. Dying Song” (Jay Lamar & Jesse Oliver Remix)
9. Disarm Me (With Your Loneliness) (VV Remix)
10. Scared To Death (Diamond Cut Remix)
11. Acoustic Funeral / Like St. Valentine / Katherine Wheel (OO Megamix)
Los Angeles hard rock duo My Ruinhas posted video footage online taken during the recording of the band's latest studio album, titled "Ghosts And Good Stories." You can view the studio movie below:
Dutch death metal act Sinister has revealed the tracklisting for its forthcoming full length studio album "Legacy of Ashes." The new album was recorded at Soundlodge studios in Rhauderfehn, Germany with producer Jorg Uken and is expected for release on December 17 through Massacre Records.
"Legacy Of Ashes"
1. Herd Of Damnation (intro)
2. Into The Blind World '
3. The Enemy Of My Enemy
4. Anatomie Of A Catastrophe
5. The Sin Of Sodomy
6. Legacy Of Ashes
7. The Hornet's Nest
8. Righteous Indignations
9. The Living Sacrifice
Ankara, Turkey-based black/death metallers RAVENWOODS have posted samples from their forthcoming album, "Enfeebling the Throne," at this location. Due february 11th, 2011 via code666 Records, "Enfeebling the Throne" [cover artwork] will feature the following track listing:
01. Zâhir & Bâtin
02. Enfeebling The Throne
03. Breathless Solace
04. Ecstasy Through Carnage
05. Torture Palace
06. Upheaven – Subterranean
07. Inward Massacre
09. The Grey Cold Shade
10. The Fading Trace
11. Azab-I Mukaddes More...
As They Sleep has posted a trailer for their new album "Dynasty," which will be available on November 22nd. The trailer features the song "To The Republic" and was made by Online Revolution Design. Watch the trailer below:
Greek act Sorrows Path has issued the following update about a record release show:
"Sorrows Path release live-party show for the new album 'The Rough Path of Nihilism,' out from German Rock it Up Records! The band is back from Germany where they had their party for the new release in Karlsruhe and celebrate their official release at historical An Club in Athens, on Sunday, December 5! This time, they will also perform live the new songs plus some of their old, with very special guests and happenings.
"On stage, along with the band, there will be the well known fetish dancers, Zirconia, Alexia and Julia, with many participations in Greek and abroad show The guest vocalist of the new album, vocal teacher Eleni Danielson also taking part in backing vocals! Guest bands are the ex-EMI signed rock-metal doomsters INFIDEL, who are ready to release their new second album too and the mature progressive quartet SOLID FAITH, with some demos that earned great feedback in the past.
"On decks, maybe the most authentic metal DJ in Greece, Michalis HMRM, who has counted many and many hours of DJ sets. Full merchandise of Sorrows Path will be available…the official T-shirt for the new album plus the original album just received from Germany, included! And all of this only with 8 euros entrance…at one of the best Athenian live clubs, An Club, Solomou 13-15, Exarchia Square, Athens."
Vreid has checked in with the following update about a new album and the band's upcoming activity:
"Allrighty then, we are now ready to give you some info on the next Vreid album. The album will be entitled V, and is set for a worldwide release through Indie Recordings February 7th 2011. The album consists of 9 songs including titles such as; The sound of the river, Welcome to the asylum & Wolverine Bastards. Complete tracklist & artwork will be released soon. I started working on the album during the summer of 2009. After the North America tour in November 2009, I put all my focus into the new album, and pretty much disconnected from the outside world for 8 months.
"First of all I rebuild my Studio 1184, with good help from our foh & studio janitor Dr.Bentsen. We set up a completely new recordings system. After 4 months of setting up the new studio & working on completing the songs & lyrics, we started the recording in March. More...
Vancouver bands Auroch, Carnivitriol and Kymatica have announced a tribute to Death and Chuck Schuldiner on December 10th at Brandiz at 122 E. Hastings.
Kymatica will be kicking off the night with a set of progressive death metal and a cover off the "Individual Thought Patterns" album. Carnivitriol will take the stage with old schoolbrutal death metal. Auroch has a set planned with covers of tracks off the "Scream Bloody Gore" and "Symbolic" albums.
The show is only $8 and all proceeds will be donated to cancer research.
For more information on the bands, visit their MySpace pages:
In a recent blog post, KK Downing, guitarist of iconic British heavy metal band Judas Priest, revealed that the band would once again be embarking on a world tour, which will kick off next year. No word was given regarding what the band's setlist would cover. The message reads as follows:
"It seems that the time has come for us to put the touring wheels in motion for our next world tour in 2011!
"It's funny but these days around - about this time - I can't help but reflect on the past when we had to load the touring van ourselves. Sometimes in the ice and snow, being afraid that we would get frostbites on our fingers and not be able to play the gig!
"I remember one winter we had a gig at Hull City Hall in England. We were driving in heavy snow when we hit black ice and the car hit the motorway barriers so hard that it was never able to be driven again. However, it was fortunate that a passing farmer saved the day by letting us pile into his old Land Rover and was kind enough to drive us to the gig! More...
Norway's Leprous has issued the following road report from Milan:
"Day 13/34 - Alcatraz, Milan, Italy - 09.11.2010 Today we stood up early as usual. Maybe around 12.30. Halvor of course needed his two more hours. Catering was very good. Venue was good. And that is good, after last evenings lame concert. We went to the city of Milan, which was very nice. Although I think its more suited if you are into fashion, and are willing to spend (wasting) alot of money. We went into one of these fashion store. When the personal approached us and saw our style, he just smiled and turned back. No need wasting time, he thought. The Milan Cathedral was one of the most spectacular buildings I've ever seen.
"The concert itself was much better than yesterday and the crowd were really nice to us. We had a shower in our backstage, which is really nice. Because the last couple of days we had specific rules for showering.
"Like: just between 9.30 and 10.30, so its ready for the headliners after their show. Hey!, but their show ends at 11.30? Yeah but the water needs to get heated before they finish. Sometimes there is this moron rules for support bands. Just to separate us from the headliner. But overall its good! Next stop Lyon!" More...
Canada's Adytum is currently working on a new album, which is set to see a release in 2011. In a recent interview with X-Plosive Metal, Adytum bassist Marko Vuvovic had the following to say about the new material:
At this point the music is a very tight mix of progressive/tech with catchy simple structures. The older songs where really progressive and would have over 14 different parts and some only played once which would take the listener several listens to capture everythingthat is happening. The new songs are still progressive and technical but we are shaping the songs more to have a simple verse, chorus, bridge sections. I really see this album as our version of Rush's 2112 where we are showing that we can write very progressive and technical songs while being something that could be on the radio. Its really a great blend. There are songs we've been playing and jamming out for 2-3 years and it still sounds fresh.
Read the full article at X-Plosive Metal.
Spanish act In Loving Memory has checked in from The Rock Studios in Bilbao with the following brief update about the recording process: "Hi folks! The guitar & bass work, the drums and the vocals have been recorded. Now is the time for keyboards, so next week we'll start the mix and mastering process." Additional details on the band's upcoming album will be announced as they are made available.
Ukrainian goregrind/grindcore band Svin Killer will be releasing their new album, "Copropolitan," on November 26, 2010 via Six Inch Nails Records. The jewel case-packed album will consist of 11 tracks and an intro.
The band commented: “We are much pumped about this release as we have been working on it since a long time. We hope it is received well by all the grind fans out there!”
Here’s the tracklisting for "Copropolitan":
2. Chuck Norris Left Us Alive, Because He Is A Gore Grind Fan
3. Removal of Useless Intestines
6. Genetic Utilization
7. Viscera Anomalies
8. Captain Pumpkin
11. Anal Discrimination
12. Kill Lingam
Fans in Ukraine will get a chance to catch Svin Killer live in Simferpool at the "Copropolitan" album launch gig. Promos can be found on Svin Killer’s MySpace. You can pre-order your copy (for $7 + $3 for worldwide shipping) via Six Inch Nails Records at sixinchnailsrecords [AT] gmail.com
Mixing and mastering of Australian progressive metal band Ironwood's upcoming album, "Storm Over Sea," has been completed in Sweden by Dan Swanö, of whom the band said "has done a truly incredible job." The band comments:
"Basically, its almost impossible to believe that just last year the same band put out :Fire:Water:Ash:. With a release date to shortly be announced – but it will be before year’s end – Ironwood is gearing up for the onslaught of pre-release to-do lists! Excited? We are…"
German heavy metal veterans Tankard has announced that their new studio album, "Vol(l)ume 14" will be released through AFM Records on December 17th. A deluxe edition of the record will also be released, which will contain the band's full set from Headbanger’s Open Air 2009. You can check out the cover artwork below.
The tracklisting is as follows:
"Rules For Fools"
"Fat Snatchers (The Hippo Effect)"
"Black Plague (BP)"
"Somewhere In Nowhere"
"Brain Piercing Öf Death"
"Beck’s In The City"
"Weekend Warriors" More...