Overkill detail new effort The Grinding Wheel

New Jersey thrashers Overkill have revealed the cover art (created by Travis Smith) and track listing for their forthcoming studio effort The Grinding Wheel. The group self-produced the album, with mixing handled by Andy Sneap (Testament, Megadeth). February 10th has been selected as the official release date for The Grinding Wheel through Nuclear Blast. The…

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Amon Amarth premiere new single “First Kill”; detail new record Jomsviking; announce North American tour with Entombed A.D. and Exmortus

Amon Amarth have debuted their new single entitled “First Kill”. The song is taken from the Swedish Viking metallers forthcoming studio album Jomsviking, which arrives March 25th on Metal Blade. Andy Sneap (Megadeth, Testament) helmed production, while Tobias Gustafsson (Vomitory) sat in behind the kit. Frontman Johan Hegg commented on the album, which he reveals…

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Hellbastard to release new album this July through PATAC Records; release “We Are Coven” music video

Official press release: Iconic UK crust metal crossover unit, Hellbastard, will unleash the perilous fruits of Feral, their forthcoming new full-length, this July via PATAC Records. Think you know Hellbastard? You know nothing, as Feral has just rewritten the band in vivid shades of scarlet and gold. The tranquil intro piece, “In Praise Of Bast”,…

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Fear Factory announce new album Genexus

Official press release: Fear Factory, the pioneers of industrial-tinged extreme metal, have issued the following update regarding their upcoming ninth studio release, Genexus. Founding guitarist Dino Cazares commented: “The sensation of finalizing our newest album is one of relief and joy, wrapped within a massive whirlwind of excitement. We really feel this is a very…

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Kataklysm finish new record

Official press release: Montreal based death metal powerhouse Kataklysm, are done with the recordings of the follow up to their critically acclaimed Waiting For The End To Come album. The record, which has been dubbed Of Ghosts And Gods, is set to be released July 31st via Nuclear Blast Records. Guitarist J-F Dagenais has tracked…

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