Project Featuring Ex-Megadeth Members Lands Deal

Chris Broderick

Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover have found a label to release a record from their still-unnamed new project. The former Megadeth guitarist and drummer have started a new band since leaving Double Dave — Mustaine and Ellefson. The band also features onetime Scar The Martyr frontman Henry Derek Bonner. According to Drover, they’ve also locked […]

Fallujah Signs With Nuclear Blast


The label that seems to sign everyone decent has made another impressive move, adding Fallujah to its roster. Nuclear Blast Entertainment has signed the progressive death metal masters, whose The Flesh Prevails album dropped last year. 
Says the band: “We’re extremely excited to be part of a roster alongside not just great bands, but great […]

Gift Giver Sign With Century Media

Gift Giver

A Detroit-based band Gift Giver have inked a deal with Century Media. A press release characterizes the band’s sound as “tech/nu-metal.” Hmm. I looked them up online. They sound like they all love Meshuggah. But so many bands sound like that these days. I posted one of their lyric videos at the end of this […]

Apophys Aligns With Metal Blade


Apophys has inked a deal with Metal Blade Records, which will release the band’s debut album, Prime Incursion, sometime in 2015. The band boasts members of renowned Dutch bands God Dethroned, Prostitute Disfigurement, Detonation and Toxocara. They formed two years ago and “prioritizes song structure above technicality, and strives to become part of the new […]

Ritual Killer Sign With Season Of Mist

Sammy Duet

Ritual Killer, a band consisting of current and ex members of Goatwhore, has signed a new deal. 
Season of Mist will release the band’s new album next year. The record will be called Exterminance. Music from that offering will surely debut online soon, and when it does, we’ll bring it to you. Ritual Killer features […]

Geoff Tate’s New Band Inks Deal

Looking good, Geoff. Good-looking Geoff

Well, isn’t that just fucking great for Geoff Tate? I’m so glad for him that he’s found a label willing to release his band’s shitty music going forward. That’s just fucking fantastic news. ‘Cause that last Geoff Tate album was fucking stupendous and totally worth the shiny plastic is was printed on. Frontiers Music has […]

Karyn Crisis’ Gospel Of The Witches Signs Deal


Karyn Crisis’ new project Gospel of the Witches has inked a new deal with Century Media. The former Crisis vocalist is working alongside Ephel Duath mastermind Davide Tiso on the group. “This band began five years ago in Tuscany, Italy, as an alchemical journey between Davide Tiso and myself as we searched for a way […]

This Gift Is A Curse Ink Label Deal

This Gift Is A Curse

This Gift Is A Curse have signed a deal with Season Of Mist. The band’s preparing to track its next album for a 2015 release through the label. Offered the band: “After negotiations back and forth ever since the release of our debut album, the planets finally came into alignment: we are proud to announce […]

Victory Records Signs Another Lame Band

Kissing Candice

At least the label is consistent. Man, this one almost makes me embarrassed I hail from the same salty soil. Victory Records has inked a deal with Long Island electro-metal outfit Kissing Candice. The band’s members wear masks, which is nothing if not a gimmick. Bands that rely on gimmicks, including Slipknot, are shite. The […]

A Band Called Muck Signs A Deal


I didn’t even know there was a band named Muck. But now I do. And I’m unchanged as a person. Just a little wiser. The Icelandic outfit inked a deal with Prosthetic Records and will put out their newly recorded album Your Joyous Future in February as part of that deal. Muck says: “We’re super-excited […]