Metal Blade/Riot

Lazarus A.D. - The Onslaught (Metal Blade/Riot)

With a slogan like "THRASH OR DIE!", it's easy to assume Lazarus A.D. will be little more that a comedy booze 'n' roll experience. As I sit with my neck in traction after listening to The Onslaught repeatedly for the last few days, I can tell you that is simply not the case

Intro track Last Breath opens with more than a passing resemblance to Nothing Wrong, the first track from DevilDriver's eponymous debut album.

Cannibal Corpse @ Fowler's Live (Adelaide), 11 Sept 2009

Despite all of the bands I've ever seen, I have to admit that until Friday night I hadn't had the pleasure of Cannibal Corpse. The two support acts I also hadn't seen for a while, so was looking forward to a generically good night. What I didn't expect that it would be quite so good as it was. This show fucking slayed.

Rocking up early on the first really warm day after this year's winter - perfect gig-going weather - we arrived at Fowler's

Alex Webster: Cannibal Corpse, touring, and the Staircase of Metal

A talk with Alex Webster, bassist of Cannibal Corpse, chatting about the Mayhem Festival and Japanese uniqueness, chicks in the scene, having your wife on tour with you, and youth being the future of Death on the Staircase of Metal.

 

 

The Black Dahlia Murder - Deflorate (Metal Blade/Riot)

Whether achieving gold status with a DVD or being threatened with bum-sex by an androgynous retard, The Black Dahlia Murder are making serious waves at present. With Deflorate, the flood looks likely to continue.
Release Date: 
15 Sep 2009 - 8:30am

No matter how you look at it, you've got to fancy The Black Dahlia Murder frontman Trevor Strnad in a row against Marilyn Manson.

Cattle Decapitation announce departure of bassist Troy Oftedal!

Due to musical and personal differences, Cattle Decapitation have parted ways with their bassist.

Cattle Decapitation front man Travis Ryan said: 

God Dethroned announce “War Propaganda World Tour 2009”

God Dethroned will be assaulting North America for the first time since 2007 on the headlining War Propaganda World Tour 2009 in support of their newest album, Passiondale.

 

Goatwhore unleash new video for Apocalyptic Havoc

Goatwhore has finished filming a video for the first single from Carving Out The Eyes Of God.

 

God Dethroned finish video clip, announce new drummer!

God Dethroned has finished work on a new video for the track Poison Fog, one of the most lyrically intense songs from their new album Passiondale. Keep an eye out for the video to debut sometime this September! - in the meantime, these guys have a new drummer.

 

In other news the band recently welcomed a new drummer in their ranks:

Amon Amarth Australian Tour - November 2009

Amon Amarth have cemented themselves in metal history as one of the biggest acts of their time. Playing a unique brand of Viking Metal, the band has amassed a loyal fan base and continues to earn praise from the metal community.