WOLF Secure U.S. Deal For 'Evil Star'

Swedish metallers WOLF have secured a U.S. deal with Prosthetic Records for the release of their third full-length album, "Evil Star". The album will be released in Scandinavia on February 25 through MNW/No Fashion Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Black Wings" was produced by Peter TÃĪgtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) at Abyss studios in Sweden and features ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Issue Bootleg Warning

Florida-based death metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION have issued the following statement regarding a recently released bootleg recording: "Metal Mind Records / Productions from Poland has released an illegal bootleg DVD/VHS live show from MALEVOLENT CREATION recorded in early 2003 at the Metal Mania Festivals in Krakow Poland. "In early 2003, when we started our 44-show European ...

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DISMEMBER Set U.S. Release Date For 'Where Ironcrosses Grow'

Long-running Swedish death metallers DISMEMBER have set an April 20 U.S. release date through Candlelight Records for their new album, "Where Ironcrosses Grow" (the album is due in Europe on March 8 through Holland's Karmageddon Media). The follow-up to 2000's "Hate Campaign" was recorded at Stockholm's Sami studio and features artwork by acclaimed artist Dan ...

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PEARL JAM Guitarist Set For Benefit At THUNDERBIRDS Game

PEARL JAM guitarist Mike McCready will play the national anthem and drop the ceremonial first puck at the Seattle Thunderbirds' March 6 Western Hockey League game at KeyArena for a night benefiting the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, according to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. A portion of the proceeds for each ticket purchased by March ...

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THE DARKNESS Set For OZZFEST's Main Stage

British rock sensation THE DARKNESS have secured a slot at this year's Ozzfest, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. They will join OZZY OSBOURNE, JUDAS PRIEST and SLAYER on the main stage at the festival, which is set to kick off in early July. As previously reported, SLIPKNOT and HATEBREED are expected to co-headline Ozzfest 2004's ...

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HATEBREED, CALIBAN Confirmed For Turkey's ROCK THE NATIONS Festival

HATEBREED, CALIBAN and MORIBUND OBLIVION are the latest bands confirmed for this year's Rock The Nations Open Air Festival, scheduled to be held July 3-4 in Istanbul, Turkey. The complete list of bands current set to appear at the event is as follows: PAUL DI'ANNO U.D.O PAIN OF SALVATION AMON AMARTH MARDUK MALEVOLENT CREATION HATEBREED ...

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