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C-187 Featuring PESTILENCE, CYNIC Members: E-Card Available

An e-card for C-187 — the new band featuring former PESTILENCE mainman Patrick Mameli (guitar) alongside Tony Choy (bass; ATHEIST; ex-CYNIC), Sean Reinert (drums; CYNIC, ex-DEATH) and Tony Jelencovich (vocals; M.A.N, ex-TRANSPORT LEAGUE, MNEMIC) — has been made available at the Mascot Records web site. C-187's debut album, "Collision", is currently being mixed ...

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LINEAR SPHERE To Support CYNIC In London

U.K.-based band LINEAR SPHERE will support reunited technical/progressive metal legends CYNIC on Monday, June 25 at Dingwalls in Camden, London. Formed by some of the U.K.'s finest musicians — three of them teachers at one of Europe's leading music colleges (The Guitar Institute) — and featuring artistic, highly intricate and sometimes epic compositions that demonstrate ...

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C-187 Featuring PESTILENCE, CYNIC Members: Audio Available

A brand new track from C-187 — the new band featuring former PESTILENCE mainman Patrick Mameli (guitar) alongside Tony Choy (bass; ATHEIST; ex-CYNIC), Sean Reinert (drums; CYNIC, ex-DEATH) and Tony Jelencovich (vocals; M.A.N, ex-TRANSPORT LEAGUE, MNEMIC) — has been posted online at the Mascot Records web site. Check out the song "Collision" at

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Holland's MASCOT RECORDS To Enter U.S. Market

Holland's Mascot Records has announced plans to enter the U.S. market in early 2008. The label is in the process of finalizing the distribution, marketing and publicity arrangements. There will only be around seven releases in the first year, of which the first two will be SCIENCE FACTION and C-187. SCIENCE FACTION is a new ...

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C-187 Featuring PESTILENCE, CYNIC Members: Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

C-187, the new band featuring former PESTILENCE mainman Patrick Mameli (guitar) alongside Tony Choy (bass; ATHEIST; ex-CYNIC), Sean Reinert (drums; CYNIC, ex-DEATH) and Tony Jelencovich (vocals; M.A.N, ex-TRANSPORT LEAGUE, MNEMIC), is putting the finishing touches on its debut album, entitled "Collision", with Danish producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR). The CD was recorded at Spacelab Studios ...

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ENGINEER To Release 'The Dregs' In July

Syracuse, New York-based metal outfit ENGINEER will release its sophomore full-length album, "The Dregs", on July 10 via Black Market Activities. The CD was recorded in February at More Sounds Studio with producer Jocko Randall (ED GEIN). The result is an album that "achieves the band's original goal to push the musical boundaries of each ...

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DECREPIT BIRTH: Studio Update

Santa Cruz, California-based death metallers DECREPIT BIRTH entered Castle Ultimate studios on May 8 with engineer/producer Zack Ohren to begin recording their second album, "Diminishing between Worlds". The CD will be released later this year on Unique Leader Records. "Everything is going AMAZING!" guitarist/vocalist Matt Sotelo said. "KC's [Howard] drums are done and sounding killer. ...

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France's HELLFEST: Final Running Order Announced

The final running order has been announced for Hellfest, a three-day metal festival scheduled to take place June 22-24 in Clisson, France. It is as follows: Friday, June 22: Main Stage: KORN SLAYER MACHINE HEAD HATEBREED MASTODON CHIMAIRA LAMB OF GOD BLOODSIMPLE DEW-SCENTED Gibson Stage: CANNIBAL CORPSE MAYHEM BRUTAL TRUTH EARTH CRISIS UNEARTH MISERY INDEX ...

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C-187 featuring PESTILENCE, CYNIC Members: In Mixing Mode

C-187, the new band featuring former PESTILENCE mainman Patrick Mameli (guitar) alongside Tony Choy (bass; ATHEIST; ex-CYNIC), Sean Reinert (drums; CYNIC, ex-DEATH) and Tony Jelencovich (vocals; M.A.N, ex-TRANSPORT LEAGUE, MNEMIC), is currently mixing its debut album with Danish producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR). The CD was recorded at Spacelab Studios in Oedt/Moers (near Düsseldorf), Germany ...

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CYNIC Announces New Touring Guitarist

The reunited CYNIC, whose 1993 album "Focus" is regarded as a landmark release in the field of technical/progressive metal, has announced the addition of Los Angeles native, multi-instrumentalist David "Mavis" Senescu, as the touring guitar player for the band's upcoming shows. CYNIC's Paul Masvidal (guitar, vocals) first met Mavis while touring as a member of ...

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DECREPIT BIRTH To Enter Studio Next Month

Santa Cruz, California-based death metallers DECREPIT BIRTH will enter Castle Ultimate studios on May 8 with engineer/producer Zack Ohren to begin recording their second album, "Diminishing between Worlds". The CD will be released later this year on Unique Leader Records. "This album will be a step in more of a melodic and progressive direction yet ...

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Reunited UNKNOWN CURE To Enter Studio In May

Tampa Bay-based thrash/death metal band UNKNOWN CURE has reformed after a two-year silence. Armed with new drummer Dave Conte and bassist William Beck, the group will enter the studio in May to begin work on the follow-up to 2002's "Afterlife". According to the band's official bio, UNKNOWN CURE's "Afterlife" EP was a "raw demo" which ...

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NEVERMORE, HAGGARD Confirmed For Italy's EVOLUTION FESTIVAL

NEVERMORE and HAGGARD have been confirmed for the Evolution Festival, set to take place July 7 in Firenze, Italy. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BEHEMOTH CYNIC FLASHBACK OF ANGER GORY BLISTER HAGGARD KATAKLYSM KINGCROW NEVERMORE SEBASTIAN BACH VIRGIN STEELE NEVERMORE recently commenced the writing process for their much-anticipated new ...

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CYNIC Apologizes For MARYLAND DEATHFEST Cancellation

The reunited CYNIC, whose 1993 album "Focus" is regarded as a landmark release in the field of technical/progressive metal, has released a statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the cancellation of their appearance at the Maryland Deathfest, which is scheduled to take place May 26-27 at the Sonar in Baltimore, MD. It reads as follows: "To CYNIC ...

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CYNIC Secures New Touring Guitarist

The reunited CYNIC, whose 1993 album "Focus" is regarded as a landmark release in the field of technical/progressive metal, has abandoned plans to utilize the services of AGHORA's Santiago Dobles for its upcoming tour. According to the band, "due to the commitment required for the reunion, it was mutually agreed that another guitar player would ...

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C-187 Featuring PESTILENCE, CYNIC Members: Demo Tracks Posted Online

C-187, the new band featuring former PESTILENCE mainman Patrick Mameli (guitar) alongside Tony Choy (bass; ATHEIST; ex-CYNIC), Sean Reinert (drums; CYNIC, ex-DEATH) and Tony Jelencovich (vocals; M.A.N, ex-TRANSPORT LEAGUE, MNEMIC), has posted seven early demo tracks at this location. The songs available for download are as follows: 01. 10-15m 02. Collision-04 03. KneeDeep ...

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