A new DARKTHRONE track, entitled "Canadian Metal", is currently streaming online.
The track comes from the band's forthcoming full-length album, "F.O.A.D.", which is scheduled to be released on September 24 through Peaceville Records. Here is the complete track listing:
1. These Shores Are Damned 2. Canadian Metal 3. The Church Of Real Metal 4. The Banners Of Old 5. Fuck Off And Die 6. Splitkein Fever 7. Raised On Rock 8. Pervertor Of The 7 Gates 9. Wisdom Of The Dead
Prior to the release of the new album, the band will release a new EP, "NWOBHM" (New Wave Of Black Heavy Metal), on July 23 through Peaceville Records. The EP contains four tracks on a CD version and two tracks on a 7" vinyl version. Here are the track listings:
1. Wisdom Of The Dead 2. Canadian Metal 3. Hedninger Fra Helvete 4. Bad Attitude
Side A: Hedninger Fra Helvete Side B: Canadian Metal
Just Say Rock Productions are pleased to announce the support acts for the upcoming MARDUK tour in Australia. The main national supports are;
THE FUROR (WA) ICICLAN (Tas)
Appearing as support acts for single shows will be;
MALIGNANT MONSTER (WA) DARKLORD (SA)
ICICLAN are a new act from Tasmania. They are the brainchild from Matthew Chalk, the former front man from PSYCROPTIC, while THE FUROR have supported BEHEMOTH and NILE on previous tours.
On NIRVANA: "Apparently, I met (late NIRVANA frontman Kurt Cobain), 'cause I was talking to Dave Grohl and he said, 'You probably don't remember this, but when you were in Devonshire Studios in the (San Fernando) Valley, me and Kurt were in the room where they had a pool table. When you walked in we were like, 'F***ing hell'.'"
Osbourne called GREEN DAY's "American Idiot" album "f***ing brilliant."
Osbourne's new album, "Black Rain", debuted at number three on the Billboard album chart last month. The CD's
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Don Kaye from Launch Radio Networks has posted this report
Ozzy Osbourne has listed his five favorite Hard Rock bands for Spinner.com. The list includes LED ZEPPELIN, MOTÖRHEAD, NIRVANA, GREEN DAY and, of course, his own group, BLACK SABBATH.
Osbourne said about his Number One choice, LED ZEPPELIN, "I can remember walking through Birmingham with Geezer Butler, the bass player from SABBATH, and he knew (ZEP singer) Robert Plant. Plant was walking through the subway and I'd heard his voice. And Geezer says to him, 'What are you up to?' Plant says, 'Well, they asked me to join a band called the New Yardbirds (which became ZEPPELIN).' And that was it... The first two albums had such an impact on my voice, and on my life, similar to the BEATLES when I first heard them."
About BLACK SABBATH, Osbourne said, "One of the things with SABBATH: We had full control over what we were doing and how we wanted it laid out. People would come in the studio and give us a suggestion and we'd go
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THERION mainman Christofer Johnsson has posted thie brief message on the band's official website:
"Hellfest was the last show with Mats Levén and now we will have a month vacation before the next era with Thomas Vikström starts. A big 'thank you for all those shows together' and best wishes for the future to Mats from the band."
THERION will be touring North America in support of their latest album, "Gothic Kabbalah". Here are the confirmed dates thus far:
Oct. 16 - Santa Ana, CA - Galaxy Theatre Oct. 30 - Quebec City, QC - Imperial Oct. 31 - Montreal, QC - Medley Nov. 1 - New York, NY - HighLine Ballroom Nov. 2 - Springfield, VA - Jaxx
Static-X has issued the following update: " After exhausting all options over the past week, Static-X has been forced to cancel the remaining dates on their European tour due to transportation issues. via Ultimate-guitar.com