DESTINY: Studio Update

Long-running Swedish metallers DESTINY are currently working on a re-recording of the band's debut album, "Beyond All Sense", originally released almost twenty years ago. "Beyond All Sense 2005" is scheduled for release on March 14, 2005, twenty years after the original album release (March 13, 1985). A studio update from bassist Stefan Björnshög follows: "This ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Swedish Tour Dates Announced

Sweden's biggest concert promoter, EMA Telstar, has announced the details of the Swedish portion of JUDAS PRIEST's upcoming European tour in support of their new album. Confirmed Swedish tour dates are as follows: Feb. 25 - Karlstad, SWE @ Löfbergs Lila Arena Feb. 26 - Stockholm, SWE @ Globen Mar. 05 - Göteborg, ...

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DEFLESHED: New Album Details Revealed

Swedish death/thrash metallers DEFLESHED have announced the track listing for their fifth studio album, "May the Flesh Be With You", due on March 20, 2005 via Regain Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Royal Straight Flesh" was recorded at Dug-Out Studios in Uppsala, Sweden and will contain 12 songs plus a "slightly demolished" cover version of ...

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HALCYON WAY Begin Work On Full-Length Debut

Atlanta, GA-based progressive metallers HALCYON WAY are currently in the studio working on their full-length debut, entitled "A Manifesto For Domination". The group, who performed at the ProgPower V festival and were featured on the ProgPower V sampler CD, recently released the "Deliver The Suffering" EP. The band's sound can be described as "IN FLAMES ...

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AMOK Completing Work On Debut CD

Norwegian death metal trio AMOK, featuring Lava (AETERNUS, TAAKE) on guitar and drum programming, Necrocum (MYSTICUM) on vocals, and Iscariah (NECROPHAGIA, WURDULAK) on bass, are putting the finishing touches on their debut album, "Urinal Graveyard", due in early 2005 via the newly formed label Planet Satan Revolution. AMOK had previously recorded three demos (2001's "Sadistic ...

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MINDGRINDER Enter Studio To Record Sophomore Album

Norwegian extreme metal band MINDGRINDER, featuring ex-SOURCE OF TIDE drummer/keyboardist Cosmocrator (on bass/vocals), have entered Akkerhaugen Lydstudio (EMPEROR, ZYKLON, WINDIR) in Norway to record their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2005 via Nocturnal Art Productions. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "The Rebellion", "Concept of Honesty", "Obligation to Prevail" and "Warhead". Commented ...

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KOLDBORN To Support DEICIDE In Denmark; New EP On The Way

Danish death metallers KOLDBORN will support DEICIDE at Voxhall in Århus, Denmark on Thursday, November 25. In other news, KOLDBORN will release a new mini-CD/10-inch vinyl EP on Ancient Darkness Productions in late December/early January. KOLDBORN recently acquired an as-yet-undisclosed new singer as the replacement for Thomas Zaar Frost, who was dismissed from the group ...

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DAVE NAVARRO To Guest On TOMMY LEE's New Solo Album

Former JANE'S ADDICTION/RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS guitarist Dave Navarro will reportedly be recording a guest appearance on the new Tommy Lee (MÖTLEY CRÜE) solo album in December. Lee has also confirmed that two songs — one heavy, one mellow — that he originally wrote for BACKSTREET BOYS singer Nick Carter's now-aborted solo album will end ...

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