KEEP OF KALESSIN: 1995 Demo Available For Download

Norwegian black metallers KEEP OF KALESSIN, featuring Obsidian C. (a.k.a. Arnt Grønbech) on guitars/bass/synth, Frost (a.k.a. Kjetil Haraldstad, SATYRICON) on drums and Attila Chisar (ex-MAYHEM, ABORYM) on vocals, have made their entire 1995 demo, "Skygger av Sorg", available for download via their official web site. Check it out here (note: the demo was ...

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CONSPIRACY A.D. Announce New Guitarist

Italian metallers CONSPIRACY A.D. have announced the addition of guitarist Sym to the group's ranks. "Sym is a very talented guitar player and the band is very happy to welcome him," the band write in a statement. Sym's live debut with the group took place this past Saturday (July 10) when CONSPIRACY A.D. supported CHIMAIRA ...

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THE CRUMB BROS. Schedule Hollywood Date

Guitarist Jeff Kollman (COSMOSQUAD, GLENN HUGHES), vocalist Mark Renk, bassist Kevin Chown (ARTENSION, EDWIN DARE), drummer Shane Gaalaas (COSMOSQUAD, B'Z), and keyboardist Stephen Anderson will be unveiling their latest creation, THE CRUMB BROS., Tuesday night, July 13 with an early 8:15 p.m. show at Club Lingerie, 6507 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA; Ph.: (323) 466-3416. ...

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K-AGAIN Launch Drummer Search

Italian metalcore outfit K-AGAIN, whose most recent EP was produced by Logan Mader (MACHINE HEAD, SOULFLY, MEDICATION), are currently on the lookout for a new drummer following the departure of previous skinsman Ruben. "We spent the last five years to be here [in Los Angeles] making shows and showcases and so we don't want to ...

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NOCTUARY: New Music Available For Download

California's NOCTUARY have posted two new tracks at this location. The songs "The Path" and "Abject Fear Reside" show the band moving in a more melodic, traditional metal-influences direction (i.e. MEGADETH, IRON MAIDEN), while retaining the seething black metal backbone that garnered them attention on 1998's "...For Salvation" and 2000's critically acclaimed "When ...

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Former MARILYN MANSON Guitarist Unleashes Solo Album

Former MARILYN MANSON guitarist John Lowery (a.k.a. John5) will shortly unleash the first instrumental guitar album of his career. Entitled "Vertigo", the disc is said to lean on the "caustic and aggressive" side while also covering "a range of diverse music, far detached from MANSON's style, including bluegrass, jazz and classical," according to a press ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Drummer Sits Out OZZFEST, NILE's LAUREANO Steps In

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have recruited NILE's Tony Laureano as a session drummer for the duration of Ozzfest 2004 after the group's Danish skinsman, Reno Kiilerich (PANZERCHRIST, EXMORTEM, VILE), was unable to obtain a U.S. work visa in time to join the band on the road. No further information is currently available. ...

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OTEP To Report From 'The Front Line'

Capitol Records recording artist OTEP will report from the road during this summer's Ozzfest tour on XM Satellite Radio, the nation's leading provider of satellite radio. OTEP will be touring in support of their sophomore release, "House of Secrets", the eagerly awaited album from the acclaimed dark metallists, in stores on July 27. The band's ...

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DISIPLIN To Play New Material At Norway's HOLE IN THE SKY Festival

Norwegian extreme metallers DISIPLIN, featuring ex-members of MYRKSKOG and EVILIZER, will premier five songs off their forthcoming album, "Quimbanda", at the Hole In The Sky festival, a four-day event set to be held August 25-28, 2004 at three different venues in Bergen, Norway. The new tracks scheduled to be performed at the festival are "Feed ...

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