The "new thrash monument", The Electric Age, by iconic metal veterans OVERKILL and featuring lead guitarist Dave Linsk with his Sustainer-equipped Ravelle guitars, is out. The album marks the bands second for Nuclear Blast and has been praised by international press as the best OVERKILL effort in 15 years.
The ‘Kill will kick off their KILLFEST US tour in support of “The Electric Age” in April 2012. Also keep an eye out for the music video “Electric Rattlesnake” coming soon!
DREAMING DEAD has set April 20th as the release date for their highly anticipated sophomore effort, Midnightmares. Cover artwork was done by renowned artist Travis Smith (Opeth, King Diamond, Devin Townsend). Frontwoman Elizabeth Schall and the band, are working with director Thomas Mignone and Peter Leininger (known for their work with Morbid Angel, Sepultura, Megadeth) on a video for the track “Corpse Mountain.” Looking for fans and supporters of underground metal to help with the costs involved with pressing the album on CD and vinyl, the band launched a campaign on Kickstarter.com to help raise funds, which will run until Saturday, April 21st. Check out the hilarious video clip directed by Peter Leininger.
Fernandes Guitars proudly announces the induction of Ryan Waste
of Virginia crossover thrashers MUNICIPAL WASTE
to our family of worldwide artists!
Ryan recently picked up a custom left handed V-Hawk guitar based on his specs, including a Kahler tremolo, large diamond shape inlays, killswitch and a Seymour Duncan JB humbucker, which will be featured in upcoming official videos and tour dates.
For fans of metal, punk, and hardcore, MUNICIPAL WASTE’s The Fatal Feast is already being hailed as “an interstellar thrashterpiece” by Decibel magazine.
Band website: www.FACETHEWASTE.com
Come to our booth at the world's biggest music trade show, the Frankfurt Musikmesse, to be held March 21-24 in Frankfurt convention center.
Don't miss the Eropuean introduction of the more than 30 new Fernandes products for 2012, including the upcoming STD JP Series, the JP Series guitars and basses, the Vulcan guitar series, the Triturador Deluxe bass and the new classy packaging of the popular FSK-101 Sustainer Kit.
Also look out for the accustomed artist appearances and product demonstrations, all happenning at BOOTH H40 HALL 4.0.
Born in the summer of 2010 in North Lincolnshire, SKARLETT RIOT are a brazen four-piece female fronted Hard rock unit with balls, who deliver irresistible melodies, topped with face-melting hooks. Shared the stage with bands such as; Taking Dawn, Deaf Havana, Forever Never, Francesqa, and Glamour Of The Kill, have also received broad radio play from Kerrang!, BBC, Total Rock, Total Biker FM. Their new EP "Villain", released March 19th, has already received glowing accolades from Big Cheese Magazine, Rocksound to Powerplay, Kerrang, and the music video for "Villain" is now storming the internet worldwide with over 6,000 views on Blank TV within 2 weeks. Frontwoman, Skarlett picked up a Ravelle Elite in Black Cherry fitted with the Fernandes Sustainer for upcoming performances.
Up and coming tour dates include: March 30th - Leeds Empire, April 6th - Gasworks - Bradford (Supporting Ben Christo from Sisters Of Mercy's band Night By Night), April 18th - Grimsby Yardbirds - Supporting Breed 77. Skarlett Riot have UK tour plans for August which are awaiting announcement! The band will be looking to tour worldwide early 2013, infecting the nation with their infectious hooks!
The winner of the Fernandes Ravelle Deluxe Honey Burst and a Limited Purple Coffin Case signed by Ozzy Osbourne Band is Brian So from Staten Island, New York. Congratulations!
Special thank you to Coffin Case company and Rock N Roll Industries Magazine for being part of this contest.
Giveaway was featured in centerfold of issue 3 of Rock N Roll Industries Magazine, which is available for online browsing on their website rocknrollindustries.com.
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Los Angeles extreme metal outfit DIA DE LOS MUERTOS rocked Mexico City's Circo Volador on March 3rd at the Eyescream Metal Fest sharing stage with Tankard, Voivod, Dark Lunacy and Brutal Truth. Andres Jaramillo rocked his Sustainer-loaded Vertigo Elite, and Alejandro Corredor his Retrospect Deluxe JP bass.
Black metal powerhouse INQUISITION just inked a deal with independent rock/metal label Season of Mist. The sixth album will be released on the Underground Activists division.
Check out Dagon and his Ravelle Deluxe Tremolo Sustainer at upcoming shows around the globe.
A recent facebook comment says "Is there a band that Tony Campos isn't in? Static-X, Asesino, Prong, Possesed, and now Soulfly! Hardest working man in metal". We agree. Tony is currently on tour with SOULFLY, after performing with PRONG and ATTIKA7, and working with MINISTRY's Al Jurgensen. SOULFLY's new album "Enslaved" is coming to stores on March 13 and PRONG's new release due out in April.
Live performance clips of Tony with his Signature Tremor bass from PRONG's recent show in Santa Clara, California: youtu.be/OH_O5sQ92d4 and SOULFLY in Sao Paulo, Brazil feat. Igor Cavalera on drums, performing the SEPULTURA classic, Troops of Doom: youtu.be/ahW_i6nOfys.
We are proud to announce the addition of legendary California gore-death grinders EXHUMED to our artist roster, as they continue their success with their All Guts, No Glory full-length, issued last year via Relapse Records.
Matt and Wes are abusing Sustainer-loaded Vortex Elite guitars, and Rob a Tremor Deluxe bass.
Band info and tour dates: relapse.com