EVEMASTER To Re-Record Debut Album

Finland's EVEMASTER will enter the studio in late February to re-record their cult debut album, "Lacrimae Mundi" for a late summer release through Rising Realm Records. The reissue will include enhanced artwork and a bonus track, a cover of DIO's "We Rock". Drums on "Lacrimae Mundi" will be once again be handled by Jaska Raatikainen ...

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PREJUDICE Drop Off 'No Mercy Festivals' European Tour

Belgian death metallers PREJUDICE have been forced to drop off the upcoming "No Mercy Festivals" European tour following an apparent disagreement with their record company. "It's NOT the fault from us but our label Painkiller that we can't do this festival!" the band write on their web site. "Also PREJUDICE is not dealing anymore with ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Confirmed For WACKEN ROADSHOW

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have been confirmed to headline this year's Wacken Roadshow beginning in mid-April. Joining them on the tour will be FREEDOM CALL, METALIUM and DARK AGE. The tour dates are as follows: Apr. 20 - Gothenburg, SWE - Musikens Hus Apr. 21 - Stockholm, SWE - Klubben Apr. 22 - Malmö, ...

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Former WHITE ZOMBIE Bassist Explores Her Artistic Side

Former WHITE ZOMBIE and current ROCK CITY MORGUE bassist Sean Yseult recently had her first art opening at the Sylvia Schmidt Gallery, on Gallery Row of New Orleans, Julia Street. Yseult and fellow post-modern artist Louis St. Lewis' joint exhibit "Strangers in Paradox" received rave reviews, and one of Sean's pieces will be on display ...

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MISTELTEIN Enlist New Session Vocalist

Swedish black metallers MISTELTEIN have enlisted OBSCURE DIVINITY's Ville Kemi (not CULT OF DECEMBER's Kristian Forsell, as previously announced) as session vocalist for tonight's (Feb. 15) gig with SOILWORK and THE FORSAKEN at Kulturbolaget in Malmö, Sweden. DERANGED's Kalle Fält will handle session bass/backing vocal duties during the show. As previously announced, MISTELTEIN are currently ...

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KULT OV AZAZEL Hard At Work On New Material

Floridian black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL have set "The World, The Flesh & The Devil" as the title of their next studio album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Arctic Music. Songtitles set to appear on the follow-up to last year's "Oculus Infernum" include "An Eternity with Satan", "Compelled To Die", "And the Earth is ...

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PECCATUM Complete Work On 'Lost In Reverie'

PECCATUM, the Norwegian band featuring former EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn and his wife Ihriel, will release their new album, "Lost In Reverie", through Mnemosyne Records during the coming weeks. The follow-up to 2001's "Amor Fati" was recorded and mixed at Symphonique studio and was produced and engineered by Ihriel and Ihsahn. Mastering duties were handled at ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION, KATAKLYSM Confirmed For Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

MALEVOLENT CREATION, KATAKLYSM and DEW-SCENTED are among the acts confirmed for Up From The Ground Open Air festival, set to be held August 27-28 in Gemünden/Steinwiesen, Germany. The following bands are scheduled to appear at the festival so far: AGATHODAIMON BLO.TORCH CRYPTIC WINTERMOON DAVIDIAN DESASTER DEW-SCENTED DISBELIEF FINAL BREATH GRAVEWORM GUERRILLA KATAKLYSM LUNATIC DICTATOR MALEVOLENT ...

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NIGHTWISH Announce Opening Acts For Record-Release Show

NIGHTWISH have announced that they will be supported by DUNCES and TIMO RAUTIAINEN & TRIO NISKALAUKAUS at their special record-release show on May 22 at Kitee Icehall in Finland. According to the band, "NIGHTWISH will spend more money than never before for the lights and pyros [and] there will be plenty of foreign and Finnish ...

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MORGION Confirmed For TEMPLARS OF DOOM Festival

Californian death-doomsters MORGION have been confirmed for Templars Of Doom - The First Crusade, an all-doom metal festival set to take place Saturday, June 19 at Rehearsal Studios in Indianapolis, Indiana. The band will play a 50-minute set featuring songs off their brand-new release, "Cloaked By Ages, Crowned In Earth", due on April 27 through ...

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