Tag: Roadrunner Records

MACHINE HEAD Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST ENTERTAINMENT

After over a year of dialogues with various record labels, San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD have decided on a new home with the newly launched arm of Nuclear Blast Records, Nuclear Blast Entertainment, headed by the band’s longtime friend and former Roadrunner A&R guru Monte Conner. Excitement runs high in both camps. Conner says: “I feel incredibly fortunate to say I have …

JOEY JORDISON On Next SLIPKNOT Album: 'We've All Got A S**tload Of Riffs'

ARTISTdirect.com editor-in-chief Rick Florino recently conducted an interview with SLIPKNOT and SCAR THE MARTYR drummer Joey Jordison. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. ARTISTdirect.com: The album becomes an epic journey from start to finish. You’ve got to listen to it from beginning to end because there’s so much going on, and it’s …

OBITUARY To Record New Album In November

David E. Gehlke of DeadRhetoric.com recently conducted an interview with singer John Tardy of Florida death metal veterans OBITUARY. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. DeadRhetoric.com: What was the tipping point in terms of you doing something like this? Your relationship was Roadrunner wasn’t always so rosy, but with Candlelight you were a priority, at least. John Tardy: Yeah, we thought about it …

SATYRICON: Bonus Tracks For Self-Titled Album Revealed

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON will release their new, self-titled studio album on September 8 in Europe via Roadrunner Records. The CD was produced by SATYRICON frontman Sigurd “Satyr” Wongraven and was recorded in Norway, and mixed by Adam Kasper. The effort will feature a guest appearance by Sivert Høyem, the Norwegian singer best known as the vocalist of the rock band MADRUGADA. “Satyricon” is available for preorder in …

OBITUARY Launches Fundraising Campaign For New Album

Legendary Florida death metallers OBITUARY have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to cover production costs of their new album. OBITUARY has released eight studio LPs to date, including its most recent CD, “Darkest Day”, which came out in 2009. Since then, OBITUARY has taken the time to fully renovate its studio and set up all of the production equipment the bandmembers …

DREAM THEATER: New Song 'The Enemy Inside' To Premiere On Monday

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER will release their new, self-titled album — the band’s 12th studio release overall, and fourth withRoadrunner Records — on September 24. A track from the CD, “The Enemy Inside”, will premiere on Monday, August 5 at USAToday.com. Says guitarist John Petrucci about “Dream Theater”: “I see every new album as an opportunity to start over. To either build …