Stonecreep - Tourdates & album re-release

Portland, OR metallers STONECREEP have issued a statement regarding the cancellation of the first two dates of the Storm of the Deathmarch U.S. Tour 2012. "Due to a major family emergency, we have been forced to cancel the first two dates (Portland and Eugene) of the tour. It is with extremely heavy hearts that we do so. We are currently working on make-up dates for those shows and we apologize to anybody and everybody who was planning on coming out on June 16th & 17th. The rest of the tour will continue as planned. Thanks to all for your ongoing support. Hails".

Warriors of Metal Festival - Announcement

Tuesday, June 12, 2012.  Amelia, Ohio.  Warriors of Metal, Inc. is disappointed to announce that the Oklahoma City Speed Metal band, Forte' has been forced to cancel their appearance at this year's Warriors Of Metal Fest V Open Air on June 30th.  In an e-mail message to the organizers on June 4th, drummer and band leader, Greg Scott stated the following:

Eugenic Death - debut album details

The uncompromising old school thrash band featuring; Jonathan McCanless (guitar), Keith Davis (vocals), Shane Lucas (bass), and Ian Pasquini (drums) have created a buzz for themselves and built a strong following in their area.
Their 2011 demo "The Devil Waits" has spread through the underground rapidly and now time has come to unleash them to the rest of the world. With a sound akin to Onslaught, Demolition Hammer and the Bay Area scene, Eugenic Death stay true to their roots with determination to make it faster and more aggressive.

Epidemic - Demo Anthology out on July 10th

Bay Area cult thrashers, EPIDEMIC, are probably best known for their two classic Metal Blade Records albums, "Decameron" and "Exit Paradise", released in 1992 and 1994 respectively, but what fans have been truly clamoring for is what we present now as Pandemic: The Demo Anthology. The demos, originally released between 1987 and 1991, collectively sold an astounding 7,000 copies.

Chaos Theory signs with Massacre Records

The band from Italy has signed a record deal with us and will release their debut album "Bio-Death" in late June!
The band was formed in autumn 2009 by guitarist Giovanni and drummer Michele. Vocalist Claudio, bassist Daniele and the other guitarist Davide joined the line-up and they soon recorded their first self-titled demo, which was released in 2010.

Tantara signs with Indie Recordings

Tantara will release a 7” vinyl called “Based on Evil” June 29th. The 7” will include the unreleased track “Court Justice”! It will be strictly limited to 300 copies and only available in certain online stores. More details to follow! Tantara will release a full-length album later this year so stay tuned!
Tantara heads out on the Norwegian tour “Thrash ‘Till Death Tour 2012” with Forgery and Harm in October. The kick off party takes place the 19th of May at Gamla in Oslo where more tour dates will be revealed!

LT Rhapsody - download the first single for free

Download the first single of RHAPSODY, entitled "DARK FATE OF ATLANTIS" (extracted from the album "ASCENDING TO INFINITY" to be released on JUNE 22 by NUCLEAR BLAST), in its original album version of 6:29 minutes and as high quality MP3, for FREE.
This complete version of the song features a longer intro, a longer guitar solo and an additional keyboard solo performed by Luca Turilli. The cover artwork of the single was realized once again by Felipe Machado Franco.

Tankard - upcoming album details

Iconic thrash metal band TANKARD from Frankfurt/Germany has revealed the track list for its upcoming album “A Girl Called Cerveza”:
06. NOT ONE DAY DEAD (But one day mad)

Forte - new album out in June

FORTÉ was founded in Oklahoma City in 1987 and in those early stages they band played an abundant amount of shows quickly establishing themselves within the flourishing underground metal scene by opening for bands like Pantera, Dream Theater, Fates Warning, Watchtower, Overkill, Savatage and Trouble.
Signing to Germany’s Massacre Records the band released four critically acclaimed albums throughout the 90’s with their last, "Rise Above", coming in 1999.