OCTAVIA Sign With CANDLELIGHT RECORDS

Norwegian all-female "heavy, gloom metal" act OCTAVIA have signed a deal with Candlelight Records. The group have already recorded several tracks towards their debut album and plan on returning to the studio in September to complete work on the as-yet-untitled effort, tentatively due before the end of the year. A rough-mix version of the album ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Announce Title Of New Single

The first single from WITHIN TEMPTATION's long-awaited follow-up to 2000's "Mother Earth" will be a track called "Stand My Ground", according to a posting on the band's web site. The as-yet-untitled album is tentatively due this fall. No further information is currently available. Upcoming WITHIN TEMPTATION shows: Aug. 19 - Pukkelpop – Hasselt, BEL Aug. ...

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UNHOLY GHOST: 'Under Existence' Video Posted Online

UNHOLY GHOST's video for the track "Under Existence" has been made available for download at the group's web site. The "highly controversial" video was filmed last summer the weekend of Friday the 13th (June 13-15) under a full moon on location in Tampa, FL with director/producer Scott Semple and special effects wizard Chris ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE Side-Project Picks Up New Name

The new side-project featuring Johnny Kelly and Kenny Hickey from TYPE O NEGATIVE along with Rob Traynor from DUST TO DUST has dropped the name SKYND and will be going under the moniker BLACK WATER RISING. Song samples will soon be made available at BlackWaterRising.com (currently under construction). As previously reported, DUST TO DUST drummer ...

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CHEVELLE: New Album Track Listing Revealed

CHEVELLE have revealed the complete track listing for their new album, "This Type of Thinking Could Do Us In", due on September 21 through Epic Records. The first single off the Chicago-based sibling trio's follow-up to 2002's platinum-selling "Wonder What's Next" is Vitamin R (Leading Us Along). "This Type of Thinking Could Do Us In" ...

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SEPULTURA to Headline Brazil's SEPULFEST 2004

SEPULTURA will headline the first edition of Sepulfest 2004 on September 25 in São Paulo, Brazil. Also appearing on the bill will be RATOS DE PORÃO, NAÇÃO ZUMBI, CLAUSTROFOBIA and MASSACRATION. This will be a very special event and SEPULTURA are planning some surprises in the set list, according to a posting on the band's ...

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GOREROTTED Part Ways With Singer

U.K. extreme metal lunatics GOREROTTED have parted ways with singer Mr. Gore. They will continue as a five-piece until a suitable replacement has been found. Remaining vocalist Goreskin and bass player Wilson will handle the high vocals between them for all upcoming festival shows and club gigs. GOREROTTED recently performed at the Kaltenbach Open Air ...

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