It was known that Eyehategod frontman Mike Williams (also in Corrections House) has been dealing with health problems in recent months and Phil Anselmo and Randy Blythe have been filling in on vocals for the band. Members of Williams' family have now stepped forward to seek financial help to pay expenses and medical bills via crowdfunding and finally revealed the seriousness of his condition. He needs a liver transplant.
Eyehategod will have a familiar face filling in for vocalist Mike IX Williams on their upcoming North American tour. None other than Randy Blythe of Lamb Of God fame. The sludge metal band cancelled tour dates last year and also a European tour in July/August this year. However, it looks like their upcoming tour with Discharge and Toxic Holocaust is a go.
Polish death metal commando Hate is going to enter Custom 34 Studio in Gdańsk, Poland on the 4th of September, next week. The band has tapped Arek "Malta" Malczewski to produce their new album, under the working title of Tremendum. The recording process will last until November and the band will also be using Sound Division Studio in Warsaw, Poland. The material, which contains 10 new songs, is planned to be released in April 2017 via Napalm Records.
Having recently released a new album, The Concrete Confessional, Hatebreed continue to promote it now with a new music video. The Connecticut hardcore unit made a video for the track "Something's Off" and the clip was directed by David Broadsky. Check it out. You can catch Hatebreed live on the upcoming The Concrete Confessional North American Tour 2016 with DevilDriver, Devil You Know in September/October.
Sludge metallers Eyehategod have cancelled their European trek just a month before it is set to begin. Their July/August tour with stops in Austria, Slovenia, Germany, France, the U.K., The Netherlands and Norway has been postponed due to "personal issues as well as scheduling complications."
As they gear up to release a new offering, Hatebreed have shared online the new track "A.D.". Their new album The Concrete Confessional offers a look at issues that have become front-and-center in today's world and "A.D." is an example on that. Check out the song below for some new Hatebreed music.
Former Hatebreed drummer Nick "Nickel P" Papantoniou was found guilty of murder, according to the New Haven Register. He was only in the band briefly (1996 and 1997). After re-hearing Nicholas Papantoniou's testimony in his own defense, a jury Thursday found him guilty of felony murder and two other charges in the assault upon Larry Dildy in his Hamden home in October 2014.
Connecticut hardcore mainstays Hatebreed are set to release another slab of anthems on their new record The Concrete Confessional, which is due in the spring of this year on Nuclear Blast. The album is being recorded with longtime producer Chris "Zeuss" Harris and will be mixed by Josh Wilbur, who has previously worked with Lamb Of God and Megadeth, among others. In support of The Concrete Confessional, Hatebreed will embark on a North American headlining tour in May/June. Joining them on the trek are DevilDriver, Nuclear Blast labelmates Devil You Know and Act Of Defiance.
The Swedish metal band The Project Hate MCMXCIX is doing their third donation campaign in order to fund the recording of their next album. The first two campaigns were a success, so it will be interesting to see if this one makes it as well with a 9000$ goal. The experiment is currently at 5000$ after a strong start but since then it slowed down quite a bit. They hope to have the album ready in mid-to-late 2016.
Wisconsin-based newcomers Product Of Hate have released a new video for song "Blood Coated Concrete". The video was directed by James Zahn, with Gary Jones serving as assistant director and Robert Kurtzman as producer. "Blood Coated Concrete" is taken from Product Of Hate's debut album, Buried In Violence, which will be released on February 5th, 2016 via Napalm Records. Check out the music below and tell us if you like it.
Hatebreed has extended the band's relationship with Nuclear Blast Records and signed a brand new deal worldwide. The hardcore group previously released The Divinity Of Purpose through Nuclear Blast in Europe, and now the band has chosen to broaden that relationship and extend the contract to North America.
The brutal death metallers Hate Eternal are joining forces with powerhouse drummer Hannes Grossmann. The former Necrophagist and Obscura drummer is now focusing on Alkaloid and also has a solo project. He will play for Hate Eternal on their upcoming North American tour in support of the new output, Infernus. Due to family matters, drummer Chason Westmoreland has chosen to leave the band and his stint in Hate Eternal was short-lived.
Hatesphere, the Danish thrash/death metallers, are back with a new album simply called New Hell and it will be released on November 20th, 2015 via Massacre Records. As of now, you can stream below the first hellish sounds of the record. According to their vocalist, this new album is more varied. Watch the album trailer below!
Hatesphere are back with a vengeance! The Danish thrash/death metallers entered Tue Madsen's Antfarm Studios in early August to record their 9th album and follow-up to Murderlust. They've baptized their new devil spawn New Hell and it will be released on November 20th, 2015 via Massacre Records, also available in a limited edition digipak with two exclusive bonus tracks. The striking artwork was created by Niclas Mortensen (Amon Amarth, Bring Me The Horizon, As I Lay Dying) and you can feast your eyes on it below.
New Orleans gods of sludge, Eyehategod, have unfortunately been forced to cancel their recently announced September performances due to an unfortunate turn of events. So, basically they didn't give an actual reason for it but something happened.