International News

After more than 130 submissions of 69 Eyes tattoo images, tattoo icon Kat Von D (L.A. Ink) has picked her top five as well as the final winner!
Norwegian gothic metal masters Sirenia will tour Europe this November along with Leaves Eyes and more on the Beauty & The Beast Festival Tour.
Swedish progressive modern metallers Scar Symmetry have just launched an exclusive online game for their upcoming masterpiece Dark Matter Dimensions.
Swedish stars Sonic Syndicate have uploaded a brand new episode of the so-called Sonic TV including material with new singer Nathan J. Biggs. Watch it here!
Massive Aggressive, the new album from Richmond, VA crossover leaders, Municipal Waste is currently the talk of the of the heavy music world. The album has earned rave reviews (including ours here). If you haven't yet heard it for yourself, Massive Aggressive is now streaming in its entirety on the band's official MySpace page.
San Francisco Bay Area progressive extreme metallers Cormorant have unveiled a new song off their upcoming full-length, Metazoa - plus lyrics and a video of a recent performance.
Coming in 2010: One of the most comprehensive southern metal documentaries in history! Appropriately dubbed Slow Southern Steel, the 80+ minute film is executive produced by Karim Khan (I'm Better Than Everyone Records) and directed by Rwake vocalist CT and David Lipke with the additional and integral assistance of George Hancock, Alix Petrovich and Beer Wolf guitarist Christian Sweeney (who will be releasing a paperback version of the production) among many others.
St. Augustine, Florida's super-doom duo Dark Castle will be bringing their slow-motion, cerebral onslaught to the north east this September. Several dates are still being locked down and will be finalized in the coming days.
Picking up where 2008's An Epiphanic Vomiting Of Blood left off, Gnaw Their Tongues is back with nine new tracks of fearsome blackened orchestral chaos and abstract horror that still sounds like little else out there.
Swedish black metallers Dark Funeral are currently holed up in Abyss Studio with producer Peter Tägtgren (Hypocrisy, Pain) recording their as-yet-untitled new full-length, schedule for release in November via Regain Records.