DESPAIRATION Hard At Work On 'Music For The Night'

German ambient/gothic metallers DESPAIRATION are hard at work on their fourth full-length album, "Music For The Night", tentatively due in October/November through the Dutch label DVS Records. The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Music For The Night 02. Drift 03. Phantastronaut 04. River Of Perdition 05. Underground Poetry 06. Madrigal ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's Fowl Day At Whole Foods

Globe magazine reports Ozzy Osbourne was in a bad mood after leaving the Whole Foods Market in Beverly Hills recently, where he tried to order a whole chicken at the counter, only to be asked what kind. The clerk wondered if he wanted the organic, free range, or hormone free variety. Confused Ozzy didn't know ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Finish Mixing 'Death Cult Armageddon'

Norwegian majestic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have finished mixing their new album, "Death Cult Armageddon", at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden. Guitarist Silenoz had this to say: "The new DIMMU BORGIR album has been a hard and long fucking road to hell, and 'Death Cult Armageddon' is what we're bringing back. With that we're pleased ...

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SEVENDUST's MORGAN ROSE Lands MODERN DRUMMER Cover

SEVENDUST's Morgan Rose will grace the cover of Modern Drummer magazine in the issue hitting stands in early October. SEVENDUST are currently recording their new album at Atlanta's Ruby Red Studios with producer Butch Walker for a tentative late September release through TVT Records. Walker, who fronted the band MARVELOUS 3 and released a solo ...

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DARKANE To Begin Recording In September

Helsingborg, Sweden's DARKANE have been busy penning new material their fourth album, tentatively due in early 2004 through Nuclear Blast Records. Recording is anticipated to begin this September. In other news, guitarist Christofer Malmström will be the first married member of DARKANE when he ties the knot with his long-time girlfriend on June 14. ...

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MERCURY TIDE To Release Debut In August

MERCURY TIDE, the new band featuring ANGEL DUST singer Dirk Thurisch, TIAMAT bassist Anders Iwers, and FLOWING TEARS/RED AIM drummer Stefan Gemballa, will release their debut album, "Why?", on August 25 through Century Media Records. "Why?", which was recorded and produced by Siggi Bemm in the famous Woodhouse Studios with a helping hand from Dennis ...

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GRAVE Confirmed For THE BONDED BY METAL OVER EUROPE TOUR 2003

Legendary Swedish death metallers GRAVE have been confirmed for the for the upcoming "The Bonded By Metal Over Europe Tour 2003". The trek — which will include appearances by EXODUS, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, AGENT STEEL, BEHEMOTH, MORTICIAN, CARNAL FORGE, OCCULT and CALLENISH CIRCLE — will hit the following cities during October: Oct. 08 - Sheffield, UK ...

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