ROADRUNNER RECORDS Looking To Sign New Artists

Roadrunner Records wishes to announce that they are looking to sign hard rock and heavy metal bands. Any bands who feel they have the goods are urged to mail their demos to the address below. Every single package received will be listened to. Roadrunner Records ATTN: Steve Crane 902 Broadway 8th Floor New York, NY ...

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CHAOSBREED To Support GRAVE In Finland

CHAOSBREED, the new Finnish death metal supergroup consisting of drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF), bassist Oppu Laine (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI), guitarist Marko Tarvonen (MOONSORROW), guitarist Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS), and vocalist Taneli Jarva (ex-SENTENCED, THE BLACK LEAGUE), will be the main support for Swedish death metal masters GRAVE on their Finnish mini-tour in March 2005. Also appearing on ...

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MOTOGRATER Guitarist Joins CROOKED

San Francisco Bay Area's CROOKED have announced the addition of MOTOGRATER guitarist J.R. to the group's ranks. The band are going to be wrapping up production for their forthcoming, as-yet-untitled release in Iowa later this month with producer Tom Tatman (STONE SOUR). Mastering duties will be handeld by Ted Jensen (SLIPKNOT, EVANESCENCE, MARILYN MANSON, MUDVAYNE, ...

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GRAVE Announce Deal With Swedish Booking Agency

Legendary Swedish death metallers GRAVE have hooked up with the Swedish booking agency The Agency Group. "Sharing booking agency with such bands as ENTOMBED, THE HAUNTED, HELLFUELED, NASUM etc.. feels like an important and necessary step in the right direction," the band write on their web site. As previously reported, GRAVE are currently working on ...

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HAND TO HAND Sign With LIFEFORCE RECORDS

Orlando, FL-based quintet HAND TO HAND have inked a multi-album deal with Lifeforce Records. The band have almost finished the recordings for their as-yet-untitled Lifeforce debut, to be released on February 22, 2005. The album was recorded with producer with James Paul Wisner (DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL, FURTHER SEEMS FOREVER, 36 CRAZYFISTS) and is said to be ...

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NEEDLEMOUTH Begin Recording Debut Demo

NEEDLEMOUTH, the new band featuring Bobby Thomas (ex-MORGION, SHIVA), D-Hauz (ex-20 DEAD FLOWER CHILDREN) and Shomo (ex-VYNEGAR), have begun recording their first four-song demo in Anaheim, California. The music on the demo, which is being co-produced by the band, is said to be a cross of FEAR FACTORY and ORGY with a good amount of ...

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THE MIGHTY NIMBUS Album Delayed, MP3 Posted Online

Due to "printing errors," Threeman Recordings (the Swedish label owned by the members of ENTOMBED) have been forced to postpone the release date of the THE MIGHTY NIMBUS debut album to November 15. The U.S. will receive the CD on February 8, 2005 via Candlelight Records USA. "The Mighty Nimbus" track listing: 01. Everything I ...

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