Tag: Extended play

DOWN Completes Work On New EP

DOWN has completed work on its new EP for an early 2014 release. The CD was recorded at singer Philip Anselmo‘s New Orleans studio, Nodferatu’s Lair and is the second in a series of EPs to be released over the next few years, each touching on a different aspect of the band’s sound. Speaking about the band’s new material, DOWN guitarist Pepper …

PEPPER KEENAN Says DOWN Will Begin Recording New EP Next Week

On October 1, Metal Hammer editor Alexander Milas conducted an interview with DOWN guitarist Pepper Keenan for the “Metal Hammer” radio show on TeamRock Radio. DOWN will enter singer Philip Anselmo‘s New Orleans studio, Nodferatu’s Lair, on Monday, October 7 to begin recording a new EP that is tentatively due in early 2014. Speaking about the band’s new material, Pepper said: “It’s kind of slight continuation of the first EP, but …

Guitarist KIRK WINDSTEIN Out Of DOWN?

Guitarist Kirk Windstein appears to have exited DOWN in order to focus “100%” on his other band, CROWBAR. Windstein is not taking part in the songwriting sessions for the next DOWN EP and is being replaced in that band by longtime DOWN stage manager and HONKY founding guitarist Bobby Landgraf. Writing on Facebook, Windstein said: “For months now, I have been posting that I am concentrating on CROWBAR 100% FULL TIME… “2014 marks the …

MESHUGGAH To Begin Writing New Material Early Next Year

Brendan Crabb of Australia’s Loud magazine recently conducted an interview with guitarist Mårten Hagström of Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Loud: I’m sure like many people within the metal world you were actively following Randy Blythe‘s [LAMB OF GOD] recent trials and tribulations. What was your take on that situation? Hagström: I was …

DOWN Has Already Written One Song For Next EP, Says PHILIP ANSELMO

On September 11, Metal Kaoz conducted an interview with former PANTERA and current DOWN singer Philip Anselmo. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. A couple of excerpts follow. On the status of his solo band: “We just finished up mixing the new EP from myself and THE ILLEGALS, and …

RINGWORM Premiere New Track on Metal Sucks

New EP Bleed Out September 17th on Relapse Records   Legendary Cleveland hardcore/metal giants RINGWORM have completed work on a limited edition 3 song 10″ in anticipation of their fall 2013 US tour.  The EP, which is titled, Bleed will be released September 17th via Relapse Records. Bleed features three brand new songs including a …

THY WILL BE DONE to Return to Japan

Heavy Metal heavyweights, THY WILL BE DONE will return to Japan for a headlining run this Fall. As part of their set, the band will be playing their latest, critically-acclaimed ‘Temple’ EP in its entirety as well as other fan favorites from their previous releases. The run kicks off September 20th in Shibuya and will …

RINGWORM Announce New EP Bleed Out September 17th

Announce North American Tour Dates Legendary Cleveland hardcore/metal giants RINGWORM have completed work on a limited edition 3 song 10″ in anticipation of their fall 2013 US tour.  The EP, which is titled, Bleed will be released September 17th via Relapse Records. Bleed features three brand new songs including a Discharge cover!  Bleed will be …

REACH Debut EP Patterns in Static Available Today – Streaming in Full on Absolute Punk

  New Jersey, alt-rock outfit REACH has released their debut EP, Patterns in Static. Born out of the ashes of the progressive, Boy Meets Machine, this new band delivers a unique sonic assault.   REACH features vocalist/bassist, Joel Monet, lead guitarist, Christian Colabelli, rhythm guitarist, Steve Swain, and drummer, Joe Nivare.     Today REACH has partnered up with Absolute …