TOTAL DEVASTATION: New Song Sample Available For Download

A brand new TOTAL DEVASTATION track, entitled "Murderous", has been posted online in MP3 format at Firebox.fi. "Murderous" is the opening cut on the Finnish death metallers' upcoming sophomore album, "Reclusion", due in February via Firebox Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Roadmap of Pain", "Reclusion" was recorded at Sound Supreme studio with producer ...

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SHADOW CUT: Audio Sample Of IMPALED NAZARENE/MOONSORROW Project Posted Online

Helsinki, Finland-based black/death metal band SHADOW CUT, featuring drummer Repe F.W. Misanthrope (IMPALED NAZARENE) and bassist Mitja Harvilahti (MOONSORROW), have completed work on their debut album, "Pictures of Death", with producer Henri Sorvali (a.k.a. Trollhorn, FINNTROLL) for an early 2005 release via Firebox Records. An audio sample of the track "Drug/Murder/Them", taken from the upcoming ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Says New Material Sounds Creepy, Sexy And Groovy

EVANESCENCE frontwoman Amy Lee recently spoke to Metal Edge magazine about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the group's follow-up to their multi-platinum major-label debut, "Fallen". Several excerpts from the interview follow: Metal Edge: This is the first time I've talked to you since the member change — Have you started writing with Terry ...

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GAIA EPICUS: New Album To Be Mastered Next Week

Norwegian power metallers GAIA EPICUS will have their second album, "Symphony of Glory", mastered on or around January 10 at Bazement Studios (MOB RULES, VANDEN PLAS, SYMPHONY X) in Germany. "Symphony of Glory" is scheduled for release in February/March via Sound Riot Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Satrap" was recorded and mixed over a five-week ...

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KATAFALK: Tour Dates Announced

Dutch death thrashers KATAFALK have lined up the following live appearances during the coming months: Jan. 09 – Rotterdam, NETH – Baroeg (w/ GRAVE, GOD DETHRONED) Jan. 29 - Neuss-Norf, GER - Battles In The Norf (w/ BLOOD RED ANGEL, DOMINATION, GRIND INC, POWER, RAVAGE, SARX, ROTTEN SEED, WITCHTOWER) Feb. 04 – Groningen, NETH – ...

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EXCALION Part Ways With Guitarist, Seek Replacement

Finnish melodic power metallers EXCALION have parted ways with guitarist Kimmo Hänninen. "Kimmo's music taste is a bit different so it was slowly killing the motivation," the band write on their web site. "Now he has more time for his own projects and study. "Kimmo will join us for the gigs we play before we ...

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ADLER'S APPETITE: Debut EP Audio Samples Posted Online

ADLER'S APPETITE, the new band featuring ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, VINCE NEIL/ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, have completed work on their debut EP, available now via the group's official web site. Steven describes the CD, which includes a cover of "Draw ...

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IMPALED, CAPHARNAUM Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATH FEST 2005

IMPALED, CAPHARNAUM, GHOUL, VOMIT REMNANTS, ION DISSONANCE, PROPHECY, WARSCARS and SCREAMING AFTERBIRTH are the latest bands confirmed for Maryland Death Fest 2005, a two-day festival set to take place May 28-29 at the Thunderdome in Baltimore, MD. The complete list of acts scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: IMMOLATION (New York) CRYPTOPSY ...

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