DRACONIAN: 'Arcane Rain Fell' To Surface In January

Napalm Records has set a January 24, 2005 release date for the sophomore album from the Swedish gothic doom metal band DRACONIAN, entitled "Arcane Rain Fell". The follow-up to last year's "Where Lovers Mourn" was recorded at Studio Underground in Västerås, Sweden and contains "more than 60 minutes of music," according to a posting on ...

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DAMAGEPLAN's Bodyguard 'MAYHEM' Mourned

Jeff Mosier of The Dallas Morning News reports: As "Mayhem MacGregor," Jeff Thompson was a fictional Scottish protector of the king and queen each spring at the Scarborough Faire Renaissance festival. As just plain Mayhem, the 40-year-old Deep Ellum fixture was more recently the bodyguard for heavy metal royalty "Dimebag" Darrell and Vinnie ...

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Ex-KITTIE Guitarist Mourns 'The Senseless Killing Of A Guitar God'

Former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman has issued the following statement in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "I'm sure most of you have heard about the senseless killing of a guitar god. "I would like to extend my condolences to the Abbott family at this difficult time. "PANTERA, and especially Dimebag, made sure I ...

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