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Converge Frontman Jacob Bannon Interviews Give Up The Ghost, Audio Available

Converge frontman Jacob Bannon recently interviewed Wes Eisold and Tim Cossar of Give Up The Ghost (formerly known as American Nightmare.) You can hear the end result over at Bannon‘s label Deathwish Inc. recently reissued Give Up The Ghost‘s “Background Music” and “We’re Down Til We’re Underground” on vinyl.

As previously reported, Give Up The Ghost also have the following two reunion shows lined up:

12/29 Boston, MA – Wonderland Ballroom
12/31 Los Angeles, CA – secret location (to be announced)

Glass Cloud (Ex-Of Mice & Men, Etc.) Sign With Equal Vision

Glass Cloud have inked a deal with Equal Vision Records. The band, who feature former members of Sky Eats Airplane, Of Mice & Men and The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza, are currently holed up in Lambesis Studios recording their full-length debut for the label. Band guitarist Joshua Travis is overseeing the sessions with plans to have the outing in stores in late spring/early summer.

The group sport the following lineup:

Vocals – Jerry Roush (ex-Sky Eats Airplane/Of Mice & Men)
Guitars – Joshua Travis (ex-The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza)
Bass – Travis Sykes
Drums – Chad Hasty

In the meantime, you can watch a studio update for the band below:

DevilDriver frontman Dez Fafara has posted some footage from his Cancer Bats recording session yesterday, December 15th. He hit the studio to lay down a guest appearance for a track on Cancer Bats‘ upcoming album, “Dead Set On Living“, which is expected to hit stores in April.

Fafara tweeted the following about the song during the session:

“I’m laying down tracks on this Cancer Bats Tune and we sound Devastating together , Liam and I ! It’s a heavy metal punk rock showdown !”

Candiria Not Playing NJ Show This Weekend (Updated)

In the here’s something you don’t see very often department; Candiria have scheduled a live show at Brighton Bar in Long Branch, NJ for this Saturday, December 17th. Candiria offshoot Hope Kills Fear will also be on the bill, as will Monterey. Candiria have officially confirmed the show via their Twitter.

Update – December 16th 4:32pm:

Candiria‘s official Facebook and Twitter accounts have been updated with a message now stating that Candiria will not be performing in New Jersey tomorrow, December 17th. The message reads:

“Candiria is NOT playing NJ tomorrow, its not true.”

A further message posted on the bands Myspace account reads:

“Candiria is NOT playing NJ tomorrow DEC 17th. its a lie.

Someone hacked one of our accounts I am trying to figure out who, why and when.. sorry bout this anyone who got psyched or made plans to come and see us. We do plan on doing some datesin 2012, we are trying to work out our scheduling conflicts.. Sit tight.”

Misery Signals frontman Karl Schubach has pointed out that Andrew Hurley (Fall Out Boy, The Damned Things) and Misery Signals drummer Branden Morgan are out to reshape hardcore with Nude Weirdos. You can check out the bands video for their future mosh classic “Double Brutus” below:

A Day To Remember Comment On Victory Records Lawsuit

A Day To Remember have released a statement to regarding their lawsuit against their label Victory Records.

Here’s what they had to say regarding the matter:

A Day To Remember would like to make it clear that they did not announce nor seek any attention regarding their ongoing suit with Victory Records. This information has been public record since May of 2011 and they have no intention of speaking publicly or disparagingly regarding their disagreement with Victory. A Day To Remember will continue to release music for their fans and are looking forward to touring in 2012.”

Secret Chiefs 3 And Dengue Fever To Tour Together In Early 2012

Secret Chiefs 3 and Dengue Fever will hit the road together early next year. Dates for their run together include:

01/24 Denver ,CO – Bluebird Theatre
01/25 Santa Fe, NM – Santa Fe Brewing Company
01/26 Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
01/27 Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre
01/28 Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room
01/29 San Diego, CA – The Casbah
01/31 San Luis Obispo, CA – Club SLO Brew
02/01 Santa Cruz, CA – Moe’s Alley
02/02 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall
02/03 San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
02/04 Sacramento, CA – Harlow’s
02/06 Eugene, OR – WOW Hall
02/07 Portland, OR – Dante’s
02/08 Seattle, WA – Neumos
02/09 Bellingham, WA – The Wild Buffalo
02/10 Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre

Terrorizer Confirm Track Listing For New Album “Hordes Of Zombies”

Terrorizer have unveiled the track listing for their new album “Hordes Of Zombies“. Here’s how it will run:

01 – “Intro
02 – “Hordes Of Zombies
03 – “Ignorance And Apathy
04 – “Subterfuge
05 – “Evolving Era
06 – “Radiation Syndrome
07 – “Flesh To Dust
08 – “Generation Chaos
09 – “Broken Mirrors
10 – “Prospect Of Oblivion
11 – “Malevolent Ghosts
12 – “Forward To Annihilation
13 – “State Of Mind
14 – “A Dying Breed

A bonus track by the name of “Wretched” will appear on the vinyl and digital editions of the effort. Meanwhile, a demo version of the title track and “Wretched” will appear on the limited edition digipak version of the release. “Hordes Of Zombies” is due to land in North American stores on February 28th through Season Of Mist.

Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, Chris Cornell Nominated For Golden Globe Awards

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross‘s score/soundtrack for the upcoming new film adaptation of “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” have been nominated for a Golden Globe. The pairs work has been nominated in the “Best Original Score — Motion Picture” category.

Meanwhile, Chris Cornell‘s “Machine Gun Preacher” track, “The Keeper“, has been nominated for “Best Original Song — Motion Picture”. You can find a full listing of this years nominees over at The 69th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony will take place on January 15th.