DIONYSUS: New Music Posted Online

A couple of short MP3 soundclips from DIONYSUS' forthcoming sophomore album, "Anima Mundi", have been posted online. Check them out: "March For Freedom" (mp3, 573 KB), "Anima Mundi" (mp3, 366 KB). As previously reported, "Anima Mundi" (Latin for "The Soul of the World") is scheduled for release on January 19 through ...

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IMPERANON Begin Mixing Debut Album

Finland's IMPERANON have finished recording their debut album at Sonic Pump Studios with engineer Nino Laurenne and producer Titus Hjelm and are currently mixing the effort at Finnvox studios with Mikko Karmila. "Everything went quite nicely despite our very limited studio time," the band write on their web site. "We had fun working with Nino ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT To Embark On European Tour In June

Reunited New York thrashers NUCLEAR ASSAULT will embark on a European headlining tour beginning in late June. Tentative dates are as follows: Jun. 29 – UK @ TBA Jun. 30 – UK @ TBA Jul. 01 – Dublin, IRE @ Village Jul. 02 – Glasgow, SCO @ Cathouse Jul. 03 – Bradford, UK @ RIO ...

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ATROCITY Film New Video

Germany's ATROCITY have finished filming a video for the track "Cold Black Days", the first single off their forthcoming full-length album, "Atlantis". The single is scheduled to hit the stores on March 15 while the album will follow on April 26 through Napalm Records. As previously reported, a demo version of the new ATROCITY track ...

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THE JON OLIVA PROJECT To Begin Pre-Production For Debut Album

THE JON OLIVA PROJECT, consisting of SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva and former members of CIRCLE II CIRCLE, will begin pre-production next week for the group's first album, tentatively due in late spring, "just in time for the Euro-festival run and anywhere else we can perform in Europe while we are there," according to drummer Christopher ...

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ATTACKER Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE II Festival

Reunited New Jersey metal legends ATTACKER have been confirmed for this year's Keep It True II festival, set to be held on April 10 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. The complete list of bands scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: MANILLA ROAD HALLOWEEN BLITZKRIEG CLOVEN HOOF ATTACKER WIZARD ELIXIR MAJESTY DARK QUARTERER ...

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DEW-SCENTED: Live Video Posted Online

A video of German thrashers DEW-SCENTED performing live at last year's New Jersey Metal and Hardcore Fest has been posted online at www.evileyesight.com. DEW-SCENTED's most recent studio album, "Impact", was released in Europe in September through Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Inwards" was recorded at Stage One studios in Bühne, Germany ...

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ANATHEMA Set U.S. Release Date For 'A Natural Disaster'

ANATHEMA have set a February 24 U.S. release date through KOCH Records/Music For Nations for their seventh studio album, "A Natural Disaster". The follow-up to 2001's "A Fine Day to Exit" was recorded and mixed at Parkgate Studios near Hastings, U.K. (except for two songs, which were mixed in Nottingham at Electric Mayhem) and was ...

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