NIRVANA Box Set To Include SUB POP Rarities

Billboard.com is reporting that the upcoming NIRVANA box set "With the Lights Out" features 18 previously unreleased audio tracks and four video clips from the archives of venerable indie label Sub Pop, to which the Kurt Cobain-led band was signed early in its career. Included are three LEADBELLY covers recorded in August 1989 at Seattle's ...

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THE CLAN DESTINED: Audio Sample Posted Online

THE CLAN DESTINED, the new project featuring vocalist Martin Walkyier (ex-SKYCLAD, SABBAT) and bassist Iscariah (ex-IMMORTAL), have posted an audio sample of a new demo track, entitled "I Am Because We Are!", at their official web site. Download it at this location. As previously reported, this very limited-edition release, which will be made ...

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INFERNAL MAJESTY, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD To Open For SATYRICON

Veteran Canadian thrashers INFERNAL MAJESTY and traditional metallers 3 INCHES OF BLOOD have been confirmed as the opening acts on SATYRICON's upcoming headlining U.S. tour, tentatively scheduled to kick off December 2 in San Francisco, CA. Sitting behind the kit for SATYRICON for the duration of the trek will be SLIPKNOT's Joey Jordison, who will ...

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STARRATS: Studio Update

Danish rockers STARRATS are in the process of recording guitars for their second album, tentatively titled "Salami Monkey Ape". The music and production will reportedly follow a "heavier and more aggresive" direction than was the case on the group's debut CD, "Broken Halo" (released this fall via Adrenaline Records in Europe and Perris Records in ...

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DISSECTION: Stockholm Show Filmed For Upcoming DVD

Reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION filmed their headlining performance in Stockholm on Saturday (Oct. 30) for an upcoming DVD, tentatively due next year. The as-yet-untitled disc will also feature a band documentary. In other news, DISSECTION mainman Jon Nödtveidt (vocals and guitar) told Finland's Sonera Plaza that the group's next full-length effort will surface in ...

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SAMAEL: New Album To Receive U.S. Release In Early 2005

Switzerland's SAMAEL will release their new album, "Reign of Light", in early 2005 in North America through Galactical/Nuclear Blast Records. The CD, which was issued in Europe last month, was mixed at two different studios in Switzerland and was co-produced by Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., LACUNA COIL, TIAMAT), who has worked with the group on ...

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