MEGAHERZ To Release New Album Next Month

MEGAHERZ, the veteran crossover industrial rockers from Munich, will be releasing their fifth studio album, entitled appropriately "Megaherz - 5", on December 6, 2004 via S.A.D. Music. Snippets of all 13 tracks from the album can be heard at this location. "Megaherz - 5" track listing: 01. Dein Herz Schlägt 02. Göttlich 03. ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Czech Republic Date Added To European Tour

JUDAS PRIEST have added a Czech Republic date to their upcoming European tour. The group will be performing at Hala Rondo in Brno on April 7, 2005 — one day after their scheduled appearance in Katowice, Poland. As first reported by BLABBERMOUTH.NET on Nov. 25, the U.K. leg of JUDAS PRIEST's upcoming European tour will ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Putting Finishing Touches On Debut Album

BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Chris Hamilton, plus guitarist Nick Rowe (guitar), are scheduled to complete the mixing process for their debut album at a Vancouver studio this weekend. Producing the effort is Garth Richardson, who ...

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DUNGEON Announce New Bassist

After months of anticipation, Australian power metallers DUNGEON have finally announced their new bassist: Pete Peric (ex-INFERNAL METHOD guitarist, DEADSPAWN). Pete joins fellow ex-INFERNAL METHOD bandmate Grahame Goode in the current DUNGEON lineup, with the new band having already played their first gig together earlier this evening (Nov. 26). DUNGEON recently released a live DVD ...

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THE PROJECT HATE: New Album Update

THE PROJECT HATE, the Swedish band featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, are scheduled to enter the studio in February to begin recording their fourth studio album, tentatively due next summer via Threeman Recordings. An update on the songwriting sessions from guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) follows: "There we go, I ...

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MIKE TRAMP: European Tour Diary Posted Online

Mike Tramp's (ex-WHITE LION) bass player Claus Langeskov has posted a diary covering Tramp's 2004 European tour on his official web site. Read it at this location. As previously reported, Tramp recently announced the formation of TRAMP'S WHITE LION — a band dedicated 100% to the original sound and songs of WHITE LION. ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: DVD To Arrive Next Year

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE are all set to usher in the New Year with a string of U.K. shows. These look likely to be the band's last U.K. shows before they begin work on their next album which is slated for a 2006 release. 2005 will however, see a KILLSWITCH ENGAGE DVD, featuring concert footage and assorted ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM: New Album To Feature Guest Appearance By DAN SWANÖ

Chicago doomsters NOVEMBERS DOOM have completed the mixing process for their new album, "The Pale Haunt Departure", with Swedish producer/musician Dan Swanö (BLOODBATH, EDGE OF SANITY, NIGHTINGALE). "Dan worked many long days and nights to make sure we were 100 percent happy with the final product, offering several versions of each song," the band write ...

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Swedish Metal Magazine CLOSE-UP Reveals Top Albums Of 2004

MASTODON's "Leviathan" has been named "Album of the Year" by the critics at Sweden's premiere metal/rock publication Close-Up. In the December/January issue, an array of musicians, including cover stars Robert Flynn from MACHINE HEAD and Anders Fridén from IN FLAMES (view cover here), discuss the music year 2004. MASTODON's "Leviathan" also made the ...

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BRAINSTORM: New Album Delayed

German power metallers BRAINSTORM have decided to postpone the release of their upcoming album, "Liquid Monster", to April 4, 2005 from the previously announced February 28, 2005. "We simply want to give the best possible album to our fans, and due to some changes in the time schedule of the recordings, we got a chance ...

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