OPETH Hard At Work On Live DVD

OPETH have spent the weekend supervising the pre-mix of the live tracks recorded on September 25 in London. "Deliverance" mixer and co-producer Andy Sneap will take care of the final mix. The as-yet-untitled DVD will contain both the mellow and heavy set with a running time of approximately an hour each, as well as a ...

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INFERNAL MAJESTY Finalize New Record Deal

Long-running Canadian thrashers INFERNAL MAJESTY are in the process of finalizing a record deal for the release of their new CD, "One Who Points To Death". The album, which clocks in at 47 minutes of "old-school thrash", is tentatively scheduled for release in December. More information will be made available shortly. The complete track listing ...

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DEF LEPPARD Fan Fired For Going To Concert

Sheffield Star reports that a devoted DEF LEPPARD fan claims he was fired for going to watch his heroes in concert. South Yorkshire carpenter Glyn Wilkinson (photo) was given tickets by his daughter Kerry for the family to see the band's homecoming gig in Sheffield. He was working in London and decided to ...

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GRAVEWORM Side Project SOUL AT ZERO Re-Launch Web Site

SOUL AT ZERO, the side project of GRAVEWORM guitarist Eric Treffel, have re-launched their official web site at this location. The three-piece band, who are rounded out by Maurice (drums) and Manuel (guitar/screaming), have posted two tracks from their 2002 demo, "Nothing To Believe". The songs available for download are "Burn" (mp3) and ...

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QUIET RIOT: DVD Delayed Again

The long-delayed QUIET RIOT DVD, titled "Quiet Riot Live In The 21st Century - 20 Years of Metal Health", has once again had its release date pushed back due to manufacturing problems. The following is a message on the matter from ex-QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali: "Today I received a message from the responsible parties ...

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HOLOCAUST: Early Albums To Be Reissued

Long-running New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) pioneers HOLOCAUST — perhaps best known for penning the track "The Small Hours", which was later covered by METALLICA on their "The $5.98 E.P. - Garage Days Re-Revisited" EP — have posted the following update on their official web site: "Those of you who follow the metal ...

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Former PITCHSHIFTER Frontman To Tour With PIGFACE

Former PITCHSHIFTER frontman J.S. Clayden will be touring with PIGFACE as part of their upcoming "United II" tour. The trek, which kicks off on November 5 in West Dundee, Illinois, will see Clayden joined by PIGFACE mainman Martin Atkins, Seibold (HATE DEPT.), and En Esch (SLICK IDIOT, ex-KMFDM). Other bands appearing on the bill are ...

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