ANCIENT: We Know How To Spell!

Norwegian black metallers ANCIENT have issued the following statement regarding the song "Horroble" on their most recent CD, "Night Visit": "After numerous unintelligent comments, made on certain reviews written by evidently unintelligent people about the title of the song 'Horroble', off ANCIENT's new album 'Night Visit', the band would like to communicate officially that the ...

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EUROPE Sign With SANCTUARY RECORDS

Reunited Swedish hard rockers EUROPE have inked a deal with Sanctuary Records. The group's new studio album, "Start From the Dark", is scheduled for release on September 27 through T&T/Sanctuary. The group's first collection of new material since 1991's "Prisoners In Paradise", "Start From the Dark" was produced by Kevin Elson (who had previously worked ...

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MNEMIC: New MP3 Samples Posted Online

Two MP3 samples from the sophomore MNEMIC album, "The Audio Injected Soul", have been posted online at the the group's official web site. Check out the songs "Deathbox" and "Door 2.12" at this location. "The Audio Injected Soul", due on September 27 through Nuclear Blast Records, was recorded at AntFarm Studios in Aarhus, ...

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THE MONOLITH DEATHCULT Finish Recording New Album

Dutch brutal death metal band THE MONOLITH DEATHCULT have completed the recordings for their album, "The White Crematorium". "Due to a delay in the mixing process, the scheduled release date [through Holland's Karmageddon Media] will be postponed," the band write on their web site. "The album will now be released somewhere in January or February ...

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ICED EARTH Bassist Quits To Join MEGADETH

ICED EARTH bassist James MacDonough has officially left the band to join MEGADETH as their touring bassist. MacDonough's statement on the matter (as posted at Iced-Realm.de) is as follows: "A while back I had heard that MEGADETH might need a bassist, so I contacted them via email and much later got a response, ...

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DEVOLVED Complete Work On 'Vex' Video, Confirm MACHINE HEAD Support Slot

Australian tech-metallers DEVOLVED recently filmed a new music video for the track "Vex" from their upcoming album, "Calculated". The clip will begin airing on Australia's Channel V and Rage in the coming weeks. "Calculated" is scheduled for release in Australia on September 13 through Modern Music via Sony distribution. An international release date will be ...

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