Pulverised Records is pleased to announce the addition of Greek misanthropic black metallers Enshadowed to their expanding roster of brutality. The band will release their third full-length, 'Magic Chaos Psychedelia', later this year.
Lock Up, the death-grind super group, will make their North American debut this February.
Sweden's Suis La Lune has signed with Topshelf Records to release its next LP, 'Riala'. The signing marks the first international act that the burgeoning indie label has worked with entirely from start to finish on a release. The band is self-producing their latest effort which will be released this spring.
Chris Jericho and Rich Ward of the heavy metal outfit Fozzy will be appearing at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) trade show at the Anaheim Convention Center on Saturday, January 21st (see below for their complete appearance schedule).
Today at The Grove in Anaheim, CA, guitar icon Zakk Wylde, surrounded by Roastmaster Sharon Osborne and a slew of metal luminaries, will hold the distinctive honor of being the inaugural honoree of Guitar World's first ever Rock 'n' Roll Roast to benefit MusiCares, which provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need.
Frontiers Records signs British uprising metal stars Furyon for the Worldwide release of their debut album 'Gravitas'! The debut album 'Gravitas' will be released on March 23rd in Europe and March 27th in North America.
It's been hailed as one of the best albums of 2011. Not by one or two, but by several of the biggest hard rock websites in the world. The Soda Shop, The Obelisk, The Ripple Effect, Heavy Planet, Chybucca Sounds, Sonic Abuse and more. Captain Zen Beyond has called them the best classic rock band around and the album brilliant without any weak points. Classic Rock Magazine saw their brand of hard-driving rock to be fitting enough for one of their cover-mounted compilation CD's.
Bandwdth Publishing, in conjunction with the George Harrison Estate, announces the release of a special iPad app celebrating the guitarist and his historical guitar collection. 'The Guitar Collection: George Harrison iPad' app will be released through iTunes on February 23rd, two days before Harrison's birth date.
Francesco Artusato, solo artist and guitarist for Oakland California based extreme metal band All Shall Perish, will be participating in a meet and greet and signing at the NAMM convention being held this Saturday at the Anaheim Convention Center. The signing will take place at the Ibanez booth (location #4634) at 11 am sharp.
Century Media Records are proud to announce the signing of internationally-renowned metal band Fozzy. The brainchild of Chris Jericho and Rich Ward, Fozzy was formed a decade ago out of a passion for hard rock and heavy metal and has transformed into one of North America's most electrifying bands.
Already named Peta2's Sexiest Female Vegetarian and one of Revolver Magazine's Hottest Chicks In Metal in 2011, The Agonist's Alissa White-Gluz can now add yet another title to her ever-growing list of achievements: "MTV Made" coach!
Tony Foresta (Municipal Waste, No Friends), LandPhil Hall (Municipal Waste, Cannabis Corpse), Ryan Parish (Darkest Hour, Suppression, City Of Caterpillar) and Paul Burnette (Darkest Hour, Crack Head) have formed a ripping new band called Iron Regan. The band just released a free 4 song demo available down below. The Demo was recorded in Richmond, Virginia by Landphil and Mastered by Mammoth Sound.
British indie rock sensations, The Brute Chorus, are finally making their way to the United States! On the verge of announcing several official SXSW showcases, The Brute Chorus are ready to take to the stage for their first American shows. The Brute Chorus are James Steel, Nick Foots, Mark Austin and Dave Ferrett.
Solid State Records is pleased to announce the addition of Arkansas road warriors The Overseer to its roster of trendsetting acts. The surging hard rock outfit has been dominating the Southern underground circuit as of late with a relentless touring schedule and a rousing catalog of pummeling riffage, savage breakdowns and vocal cord-rupturing vocals.
Whitby, ON rocker Schoolcraft (vocalist of Mary And The Black Lamb) will be hitting the studio this Saturday with producer Sean Gregory to record her EP. This will be the follow up to her two song single "Your Mind".
Belgian goremasters Aborted will be releasing their most lethal record to date, 'Global Flatline', on January 23rd in Europe and January 24th in North America! In anticipation of this impending onslaught of death metal, front-man Sven De Caluwe will be taking part in a Yowie fan chat today (Tuesday, January 17th) at 2PM PST/5PM EST/11PM CET- so get your questions ready! The chat will begin soon HERE
Graffiti6 stopped by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to perform their single "Free." The track appears on their Capitol Records' debut album, 'Colours', due out next week on January 24th. With a single in the top 10 at AAA radio, a new title of VH1 "You Oughta Know" artist and a US tour kicking off today, the British duo is quickly gaining momentum in 2012.
'Chimes Of Freedom: The Songs Of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years Of Amnesty International' will launch with a trio of national TV appearances by artists featured on the collection. It is scheduled for release on January 24th in North America and February 6th internationally. The 4-disc CD set will contain a total of 73 tracks while 76 tracks will be available via individual digital download and a bundled digital album. In addition, a two-disc CD set of Chimes of Freedom with 31 tracks will be available at Starbucks beginning January 24th.
Prosthetic Records is proud to announce a new North American distribution partnership with Basick Records, The UK and Europe's fastest rising metal label. The deal, which will see all of Basick's forthcoming releases and selected back catalog, was seen as the ideal opportunity for Basick's organic growth.
Southern California's The Motel Life is featured on the MTV show 'Caged.' Their song "Alva" is available for a free download on the show's website
. To celebrate this, the band's current full length, 'Retreat,' is available for pay what you want' so check it out down below.