Cephalic Carnage has posted their first webisode documenting the recording process of their forthcoming new record Xenosapien. The band recently finished recording the long-awaited Xenosapien at Highbryd, their new recording facility in Denver, CO, and Flatline Audio with longtime producer Dave Otero.
Cephalic Carnage recently kicked off their "Xenosapien World Tour". The band is currently working their way through the U.K. portion with AKERCOCKE. Immediately following the European dates, Cephalic will team up with labelmates NECROPHAGIST for the highly-anticipated "Summer Slaughter North American Tour". The "Summer Slaughter Tour" will also include DECAPITATED, ION DISSONANCE, CATTLE DECAPITATION, ARSIS and many more. This five-week tour will kick-off on June 1 in Clifton Heights, NY and is sponsored by Revolver Magazine, Ibanez Guitars, Tama Drums, Fixion Media and Jaxprints. A listing of Cephalic Carnage tour dates can be found below with many more to be announced soon. Xenosapien is set for a May 29 North American release date (May 28 internationally) and is available now for pre-order .
As we have all heard by now, the Six Feet Under / Malevolent Creation Tour has been cancelled. We just talked with Dave Culross and the band is currently working out the details for a headlining US tour. There should be 4 or 5 openers and it will be 3 or 4 weeks long, starting sometime around the end of July. Doomsday X is slated for a July 17th release. Stay tuned to SickDrummer.com for more news and tour dates...
Battlemaster is proud to announce the release of their debut album "Warthirsting and Winterbound" on Forcefield Records. Recorded and produced at Karma Productions by none other than Corey Smoot (Flattus Maximus of Gwar), "Warthirsting" is 10 tracks of relentless fury, which blends the best of thrash sensibilities, the technicality of death metal and the violent assault of black metal. You can order from Forcefields MySpace and soon, from the Battlemaster website . Battlemaster hails from Richmond, VA, which has produced established metal acts such as the legendary GWAR, Lamb of God and Municipal Waste. Battlemaster is the next rising force of extreme metal in Richmond,they are planning for a summer tour and more upcoming in the future. Keep an eye out for tour dates near you this summer!