NEWS

  • OVERKILL To Release 'The Wings Of War' Album In February

    New Jersey thrash metal veterans OVERKILL will release their 19th studio album, "The Wings Of War", on February 22, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. The disc was recorded at Gear Recording Studio in New Jersey, SKH Studio in Florida and Jrod Productions with engineering handled by bassist D.D. Verni and guitarist Dave Linsk. The album was produced by the band while Chris "Zeuss" Harris took care of the mixing and mastering. Travis Smith (NEVERMOREOPETHSOILWORKDEATH) was again enlisted to create the artwork for the album. "The Wings Of War" marks OVERKILL's recording debut with drummer Jason Bittner(SHADOWS FALLFLOTSAM AND JETSAM), who joined the band last year. READ MORE

  • WITHERFALL Feat. ICED EARTH, SANCTUARY Members: 'A Prelude To Sorrow' Album Due In November

    U.S. dark melodic metal masters WITHERFALL will release their sophomore album, "A Prelude To Sorrow", on November 2. Songwriters Joseph Michael (vocals, SANCTUARY) and Jake Dreyer (guitar, ICED EARTH) succeeded in perfectly combining the group's technical proficiency with an appropriate eerie and somber atmosphere, manifesting also in Kristian Wåhlin's majestic cover painting. For mix and mastering, WITHERFALL again worked with Chris "Zeuss" Harris (SANCTUARYQUEENSRŸCHEICED EARTH). READ MORE.

  • QUEENSRŸCHE To Release 'The Verdict' Album In March

    Rock icons QUEENSRŸCHE will release their new album, "The Verdict", on March 1, 2019 via Century Media Records. The band's forthcoming release was produced, mixed, and mastered by Chris "Zeuss" Harris (ROB ZOMBIEICED EARTHHATEBREED) at Uberbeatz in Lynwood, Washington; Planet-Z in Wilbraham, Massachusetts; and Watershed Studio in Seattle, Washington. Pre-orders and formats will be announced soon.

    "I'm extremely proud of what we were able to accomplish on this record," states QUEENSRŸCHE vocalist Todd La Torre. "The relentless dedication and hard work of everyone involved has been very rewarding. I am excited and looking forward to it no longer just belonging to us, but belonging to the world. We hope you all enjoy listening to it as much as we enjoyed making it!"

    Michael "Whip" Wilton (guitar) adds: "'The Verdict' is the most metal and the most progressive record we have made in a long time. I couldn't possibly be more excited for everyone to hear this."

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  • OVERKILL's D.D. VERNI Reveals Artwork, Track Listing Of 'Barricade' Solo Album

    OVERKILL bassist and main songwriter D.D. Verni will release his first solo album, "Barricade", on October 12 via Mighty Music. The record, which was mixed and mastered by ZEUSS (ROB ZOMBIEQUEENSRŸCHEHATEBREED), is said to be a mix of all of Verni's influences. "There's some metal, punk, and classic rock... it's all in there, from QUEEN to GREEN DAY to METALLICA, I think we covered all the basses!" declares D.D. READ MORE.