FEAR THE FUTURE Begin Recording Debut Album

Swedish black/death metallers FEAR THE FUTURE have entered Sunlight Studios with producer Tomas Skogsberg (ENTOMBED, DISMEMBER) to begin recording their debut album, "The Bloody Beginning", tentatively due before the end of the year through New Aeon Media, a subsidiary of Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records). A total of 12 tracks are expected to surface ...

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TOMMY LEE Autobiography Due In October

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee's long-awaited autobiography, "Tommyland", is scheduled for release on October 19 through Atria Books, the hardcover imprint of Simon & Schuster. As previously reported, the 320-page book, which was originally rumored to have been titled "Ragz to Riches" (and later "Misunderstood" and "An Illustrated Man"), will contain many details not ...

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DIO: 'Master Of The Moon' Artwork Posted Online

The cover artwork for the new DIO album, "Master of the Moon", has been posted online at Black-Sabbath.com. Check it out here (click on image for larger view). The "Master of the Moon" artwork was conceived by illustrator Marc Sasso, who has done album covers for MORBID ANGEL, CRYONIC TEMPLE, ROB ROCK, HARD ...

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GENERAL SURGERY: No Plans To Record Full-Length Debut Until 2005

Contrary to the information contained in the latest Listenable Records newsletter, legendary Swedish grindcore merchants GENERAL SURGERY will **NOT** be entering the studio to begin recording their full-length debut until late spring/early summer next year. "Right now we're preparing to record another split with Japanese gore heroes BUTCHER ABC (hopefully in September), and after that ...

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MORTIIS To Film New Video In New York City

Norway's legendary eccentric artist MORTIIS is scheduled to arrive in New York City this week to shoot the video for the title track off his forthcoming album, "The Grudge". Directed by acclaimed Los Angeles director Charlie Deaux (SYSTEM OF A DOWN), the video for "The Grudge" will be shot on location in lower Manhattan beginning ...

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CALIBAN To Release New Album In The Fall, Launch U.S. Tour

German metalcore outfit CALIBAN have signed with Abacus and Roadrunner Records for the American territory and the world outside the U.S., respectively. The group's fourth full-length album, "The Opposite From Within", will be issued in the U.S. on October 5 (September 20 in Europe). Produced by IN FLAMES frontman Anders Friden and mixed and mastered ...

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Swedish Black Metallers UNPURE Sign With AGONIA RECORDS

Swedish black metallers UNPURE have inked a deal with Poland's Agonia Records. The group's first release for the label will be their fourth full-length album, "World Collapse", due at the end of July. The CD, which has been ready for some time, was delayed several times due to the financial problems at the band's former ...

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