NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD, one of the most influential British rock bands of the past 25 years, have announced their first U.K. date for 2007 — Thursday, April 19 at the Robin in Mount Pleasant, Bilston, Wolverhampton. Support at the show will come from DEMON.As previously reported, DIAMOND HEAD has been confirmed for the Keep It True VIII festival, set to take place April 14 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. DIAMOND HEAD is currently working on its new studio album, "What's In Your Head?", tentatively due in early 2007. The new CD is shaping up to be "a powerful but varied collection of songs," according to a posting on the group's web site. Songtitles set to appear on the album include "This Planet and Me" (which is said to be "an immediate favorite"), "Nothing to Lose" ("an hypnotic track with great lyrics from [singer] Nick Tart"), and the "Reign Supreme" ("the heaviest track DIAMOND HEAD have recorded since 'Am I Evil?'"). Karl Wilcox recorded all the drums for "What's In Your Head?" at his home studio in Los Angeles. According to a posting on the band's web site, "The neighbors called in the cops because of the noise — anyone who has heard Karl play will know that he is one of the most powerful drummers in the world!" Dave Nicholls is the recording engineer and producer with guitarist Brian Tatler. Dave recently recorded the SLIPKNOT live album, and has also worked with THE WILDHEARTS. He is on tour with STONE SOUR during the next few months, so recording with DIAMOND HEAD will resume in January 2007. Commented the band: "Brian and Nick have spent months writing these songs and all you fans will be thrilled with the results. We believe this will be the album DIAMOND HEAD have always threatened to make. What 'All Will Be Revealed' promises, 'What's In Your Head?' delivers — and then some!"
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