Quick Bits: GWAR, Deicide, Killswitch Engage, Deicide, & CKY
Here are a few pieces of news from around the web:
> GWAR shot a new video for "Eight Lock" off their recent brutal rock-opera release "Beyond Hell" at the House of Shock in New Orleans, LA. The House of Shock is a year-round Halloween party, and is co-owned by New Orleans' favorite son, Philip Anselmo. If you haven't heard the brutalness which is GWAR's new album, click here for the e-card.
> Killswitch Engage's latest outing, As Daylight Dies, has sold 60,000 copies in it's first week coming in at #32 during a busy cluttered holiday season. To compare, their contemporaries Lamb of God's latest release, Sacrament, outsold them by 2,000 copies first week and debuted at #8 in August, a month with a much less cluttered market. In case you're wondering, Jay-Z debuted at #1 with 650,000.
> Florida death metal masters, Deicide, are set to release a live DVD, "Doomsday in L.A." on January 22nd through Earache. The DVD features multi-cam live footage shot at the Knitting Factory in L.A. on November 10th. Click here for the tracklisting.
> cKy frontman Deron Miller is currently hard at work on his death metal side project, World Under Blood. The band features the drumming machine known as Tim Yeung (Vital Remains, Hate Eternal). You could hear their first track "Dead and Still in Pain" on their MySpace page.