> NECROPHAGIST has posted an update stating that their headlining show on the 2nd day of the annual California Metalfest, taking place at the Galaxy Concert Theater in Santa Ana, CA on March 31 & April 1 will be Hannes Grossmann’s very last drumming duty for NECROPHAGIST, who played drums on the band’s last album “Epitaph” and all tours following the 2004 release. Click here for further info on the fest.
> SUFFOCATION, IMMOLATION, SKINLESS, and DEW-SCENTED will be teaming up for a North American tour to take place in October and November. Tour dates are expected to be announced shortly.
> Two songs from the upcoming SICK OF IT ALL tribute album have been posted on the band's MySpace page. The CD, "Our Impact Will Be Felt" will hit shelves in the United States on April 24 through Abacus Recordings and features such heavy hitters such as MADBALL, HATEBREED, PENNYWISE, SEPULTURA, RISE AGAINST, BLEEDING THROUGH, IGNITE and UNEARTH.