"Erik was admitted to an Iowa City hospital on the early morning of Nov. 23rd and has remained under doctor's supervision since. The infection has caused concern for the doctors, but the major concern of the doctor's is, Erik's kidney. Erik has had a couple of procedures done on his kidney. Erik will not be able to continue the tour, but he is expected to make a full recovery. He is expected ...
"On the eve of our December tour with friends Misery Index and Soilent Green, we in The Black Dahlia Murder are faced with a heartbreaking dilemma: John K. has abruptly left the fold and refuses to accompany us on the tour. We are left with no choice but to carry on with the dates a
"We are in to record 8 or 9 songs early december, and wont be doing any shows in that month till we got it done. So the show at the chilli lounge on saturday the 6th of dec with her nightmare and dropsaw will be our last for the year. Come hang out, sing along, jump off stages...whatever makes you feel alive. Also, i just read through the lyrics blog and...
Brisbane melodic hardcore band Values Here have posted a new song titled "For The Love Of The Game" on their myspace page. The song is taken from the bands debut album called "Greet The Sun" which will be out on Skull And Bones Records very soon.
"Petey is leaving in early January to live, study and vegan straight edge in Sweden. Soooo this means we need a new bass player. You don't actually need to be into the vegan straight edge or economics. But you will need to be able to practice, play shows/tour, record and contribute musically and financially. Having bass gear or getting some soon would probably be a good idea too."
All the Big Day Out sideshows go on sale next Monday. There are a heap of amazing acts doing sideshows so make sure you get in quick.
The highly anticipated video premiere for Portishead’s new single “Magic Doors” can be found exclusively on Stereogum right here. "Magic Doors," Third's third single, is out 12/15 via Island Records. You'll be able to get it in
Norway's Satyricon are a rare exception to the Black Metal norm – they never cared for trends in how one is supposed to present oneself and abhorred the tried and tested genre stereotypes. What became apparent on previous album Now, Diabolical is now a dark truth on new album The Age Of Nero, their second through Roadrunner Records. Largely written in a remote cabin deep in the...
"I'm pushing myself to be progressive in songwriting and being a songwriter. I come from a culture where I'm into great albums, and I still believe in that. I'm fiddling more with the arrangements and writing songs. I think the way we make records is just kind of a classic way of making records. Everybody uses Pro Tools now, you know--we use Pro Tools, and we use tape. "
"We are a punk band, but hardcore, metal and pop play a big part in what we do. We've got a couple of releases out on Washed Up Records, and are booked by Destroy All Lines. We've done a bunch of great tours and shows, and have the opportunity to do many more. We have some tracks up on Myspace."
As previously reported, Las Vegas rockers Panic At The Disco are currently planning the release of their new live DVD, simply titled 'Live in Chicago'. The two-disc DVD features a full 17 song set (recorded earlier in the year), a special tour documentary as well as heaps more.
"Hi everyone, the songs are coming out awesome, better even than our own expectations, and we're STOKED! We tracked all the drums and bass at the Magic Shop in NYC, and have since been passing the days in Kate's basement (a.k.a. "Little Eden Studios" ) here in Asbury Park NJ. Most of the guitars are done and some of the vocals so far. Stay tuned right here for more info on the 2009 ...
Florida's Poison The Well have begun recording their new album. Although the band was originally booked to work with producer J. Robbins, apparently he has pulled out due to a family emergency. Producer Steve Evetts (Dillinger Escape Plan, Kid Dynamite, Every Time I Die) has stepped in to handle the new record.
Epitaph band I Set My Friends On Fire have posted the video for their song "Sex Ed Rocks". The song is taken from the bands album "You Can’t Spell Slaughter Without Laughter".
Since the independent release of their second studio album, Universes, BIRDS OF TOKYO have not had time to stop – a number 3 ARIA debut album, triple j feature album, national radio airplay, nominations for the Channel [V] Oz Artist Of The Year Award and the 2008 J Award and 2 huge national tours, totalling 32 sold-out shows!
Perhaps the most quintessential band of the New York hardcore punk scene of the late 80s, Gorilla Biscuits became highly influential in the space of just one album (1989's Start Today) and EP (1988's Gorilla Biscuits). With the group disbanding in 1992, Gorilla Biscuits briefly reunited in 1997 for a benefit at CBGB's, and played another show there on August 14, 2005 as a ...
THE BEZERKER: Created in 1995 with the desired need to create obscenely brutal music, “Australian Industrial Death Metalists” The Bezerker, have constantly pushed the limits of extreme music & have reached levels that very few have com even close to matching.
Thursday have posted a teaser for their forthcoming Epitaph debut. The album will be called 'Common Existence' and is due for a February 2009 release.
"Well, so far, so good! We're a little over half way done tracking our new record. It's nice to hear the songs beginning to really come together. Everyone has been doing a great job and we think it's all going to make for one hell of a record. Working with Joe has been a really cool experience. He has a great ear, provides a very comfortable and creative environment, and seems to really under...
Parkway Drive has sold out there second under 18s date at Billboard on Sunday Dec 21. With the first under 18s selling out in the first week of being on sale, a second show was added and is sold out five weeks prior to the show date.