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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Joined By CONVERGE Bassist Nate Newton (December 31st, 2013) | News @ Metal Forces Magazine

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Joined By CONVERGE Bassist Nate Newton December 31st, 2013 Cavalera Conspiracy, the heavy metal group spearheaded by brothers and founding Sepultura members Max and Igor Cavalera, recruited Converge’s Nate Newton as its bassist, revealing this development on December 31st, 2013. Newton issued the following statement: “Yes, I am playing bass on the new […]


QUIET RIOT Performs First Concert With Vocalist Jizzy Pearl (December 31st, 2013) | News @ Metal Forces Magazine

QUIET RIOT Performs First Concert With Vocalist Jizzy Pearl December 31st, 2013 Los Angeles, California-based heavy metal group Quiet Riot performed its first concert with vocalist Jizzy Pearl (Love/Hate / ex-L.A. Guns / ex-Adler’s Appetite / ex-Ratt) on December 31st, 2013, appearing at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort in Flagstaff, Arizona. The ensemble’s line-up was […]


SKINEATER Parts Ways With Vocalist Jörgen Ström (December 31st, 2013) | News @ Metal Forces Magazine

SKINEATER Parts Ways With Vocalist Jörgen Ström December 31st, 2013 Vocalist Jörgen Ström parted ways with Swedish death metal group Skineater, revealing this development on December 31st, 2013. Skineater issued the following statement: “We want to thank Jörgen for his truly amazing efforts in Skineater! Jörgen is an old friend of us and there is […]


FAREWELL TO ARMS Disband (December 30th, 2013) | News @ Metal Forces Magazine

FAREWELL TO ARMS Disband December 30th, 2013 Landsberg, Germany-based metal group Farewell To Arms announced plans to disband. The band issued the following statement: “The last years have been incredible. It’s amazing what we’ve experienced and accomplished as band as well as individuals. We’ve met lots of people, talented musicians and other bands. We’ve travelled […]


VOMITORY Perform Farewell Concert (December 27th, 2013) | News @ Metal Forces Magazine

VOMITORY Perform Farewell Concert December 27th, 2013 Swedish death metal group Vomitory performed a farewell concert on December 27th, 2013 at Metal Clüb / Nöjesfabriken in Karlstad, Sweden. Guest vocalists that evening included Johan Hegg (Amon Amarth), Lars Göran Petrov (Entombed) and Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates / Lockup / ex-The Crown). General Surgery and […]


DULCAMARA Sign Contract With Art Gates Records (December 26th, 2013) | News @ Metal Forces Magazine

DULCAMARA Sign Contract With Art Gates Records December 26th, 2013 Toledo, Spain-based melodic death metal group Dulcamara inked a record contract with Art Gates Records, revealing this development on December 26th, 2013. Dulcamara issued the following statement: “Becoming part of the AGR family is and adventure for us to face with the greatest illusion. A […]


PERSUADER Release Fourth Studio Album ‘The Fiction Maze’ (December 25th, 2013) | News @ Metal Forces Magazine

PERSUADER Release Fourth Studio Album ‘The Fiction Maze’ December 25th, 2013 Umeå, Sweden-based power metal group Persuader issued fourth studio full-length album The Fiction Maze on December 25th, 2013 in Japan through Avalon / Marquee. Inner Wound Recordings scheduled European release for January 17th, 2014, and North American release for the 21st. Mixing and mastering […]


GRIMSKULL Release ‘Iron Eyes’ Single Featuring Blaze Bayley (December 23rd, 2013) | News @ Metal Forces Magazine

GRIMSKULL Release ‘Iron Eyes’ Single Featuring Blaze Bayley December 23rd, 2013 Norwegian NWOBHM group Grimskull issued the single ‘Iron Eyes’ on December 23rd, 2013, which featured erstwhile Iron Maiden alumni Blaze Bayley (Wolfsbane) on lead vocals. A digital-only release, ‘Iron Eyes’ was additionally available for free download through Grimskull’s official SoundCloud page. Second album Monster […]


DEMONA – Speaking With The Devil (2013) | Album / EP Reviews @ Metal Forces Magazine

DEMONASpeaking With The Devil Infernö (2013)Rating: 7/10 Nothing beats a bit of old fashioned demonic speed metal. Originally formed in Chile in 2007 but based in Québec, Canada since June 2011, female-fronted Demona are the perfect piece of evil entertainment for a night in by the castle fireside. Demona have been prolific recording artists, releasing […]


VERDICT – The Meaning Of Isolation (2013) | Album / EP Reviews @ Metal Forces Magazine

VERDICTThe Meaning Of Isolation Twilight Vertrieb (2013)Rating: 8.5/10 I’ve always had a taste for technical death and thrash metal, having grown up with the likes of Despair, Coroner, Obliveon etc., and Verdict – who formed back in 1991 – could well have been part of that scene had it not been for the fact that […]


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