OMNIUM GATHERUM Announce Live Dates, Continue Writing New Material

Finnish melo-death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have announced the following two dates in February/March: Feb. 13 – Kotka, FIN - Yellowstone Mar. 05 – Kouvola, FIN - Rytmikatti (w/ SCENT OF FLESH) OMNIUM GATHERUM will begin recording the follow-up to their highly acclaimed "Spirits and August Light" debut in the summer with engineer Nino Laurenne at ...

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GODHEAD To Play Special Hollywood Gig

GODHEAD will be playing a special $5 show on Wednesday, February 25 to premiere the new rock 'n' roll night, "The Panic Room", at The Dragonfly in Hollywood, California. No advance tickets will be available — this is a first come first served show. The gig will mark the return of James O'Connor to the ...

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Former SACRED REICH Guitarist To Appear On Upcoming Compilation CD

THE HUMAN CONDITION, the Arizona-based band featuring ex-SACRED REICH lead guitarist Wiley Arnett, are one of the groups scheduled to appear on "The Harder, The Better: Volume Seven", a compilation CD being released through Turkey Vulture Records. "The Harder, The Better: Volume Seven" will be serviced to over 200 radio stations in the U.S., Canada, ...

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INFERNAL MAJESTY: Canadian Dates Announced

Long-running Canadian thrashers INFERNAL MAJESTY have lined up the following dates in February/March: Feb. 13 - The Cobalt - Vancouver, B.C. (Canada) Mar. 26 - The Brickyard - Vancouver, B.C. (Canada) As previously reported, INFERNAL MAJESTY's long-awaited new CD, "One Who Points to Death", is scheduled for release on April 6 through Galy Records. The ...

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JAMES MURPHY Discusses Upcoming DEATH Tribute CD

Former DEATH/TESTAMENT/OBITUARY guitarist James Murphy has provided BLABBERMOUTH.NET with the following exclusive update on his current activities: "The DEATH tribute project I am working on organizing and will soon begin recording is officially titled: 'Within The Mind - An Homage To The Musical Legacy Of Chuck Schuldiner'. I will begin pre-production rehearsals with primary drummer ...

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Argentine Tribute To KYUSS To Surface In Late February

Argentine label Dias de Garage Records, home to such acts as BUFFALO and DRAGONAUTA, will be issuing a tribute CD to the stoner legends KYUSS in late February. The as-yet-untitled album, which features an all-Argentine cast, will contain the following tracks, among others: 01. NATAS – "Allen's Wrench" 02. BUFFALO - "Oddysey 03. TAURA - ...

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GENERAL SURGERY Confirmed For Germany's FUCK THE COMMERCE Festival

Legendary Swedish grindcore merchants GENERAL SURGERY have been confirmed for the Fuck The Commerce festival, set to take place May 20-22 in Neiden/Torgau, Germany. Also scheduled to appear are BRODEQUIN, DISGORGE, GORATORY, LITURGY, BIRDFLESH, CLITEATER and DEFLORACE, with more acts soon to be announced. For more information on the Fuck The Commerce festival, click

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GLUECIFER Enter Norwegian Album Chart At No. 2!

GLUECIFER have entered the Norwegian charts at position No. 2 with their new album, "Automatic Thrill". As reported here last week, GLUECIFER's latest single, "A Call From The Other Side", debuted on the Norwegian charts at position No. 15. The follow-up to 2002's "Basement Apes", "Automatic Thrill" was mixed by Ulf Holand at Lydlab studios ...

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ODHINN Sign With IMPERIAL DAWN RECORDS

ODHINN, the Swedish "Viking metal" band featuring John Odhinn Sandin (IN BATTLE, NORRSKEN, VARKYRIA), Nils Fjellström (IN BATTLE, AEON, CHASTISEMENT) and Hans Karlsson (IN BATTLE, DIABOLICAL, VARKYRIA), have signed a deal with Imperial Dawn Records. The group, who have issued two CDs through Napalm Records, have commenced the recording process for their new album, entitled ...

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MISFITS' JERRY ONLY Hospitalized After Brawl In Mexico City?

The following item came to us from a BLABBERMOUTH.NET reader in Chihuahua, Mexico: "I just wanted to inform you that a local radio station here where I live (Chihuahua City, in Chihuahua, Mexico) announced the postponement of the MISFITS concert for [Sunday], Feb 1st due to an altercation the MISFITS (Jerry / Dez / Marky ...

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