MERCENARY Confirmed For Denmark's AALBORG METAL FESTIVAL

Danish metallers MERCENARY are the latest act confirmed for the Aalborg Metal Festival 2004, a two-day event set to take place November 5-6 at Studenterhuset in Aalborg, Denmark. Also scheduled to perform at the festival are MNEMIC, 1349, WITHERING SURFACE, THE DEFACED, ILLDISPOSED, SCARVE, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, ZYKLON, DARKANE and DOWNSET, among others. MERCENARY's third ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD: 'Wounded' EP Track Listing Revealed

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have revealed the track listing for their new EP, entitled "Wounded". The CD, which was recorded at Fear And Loathing Studio (co-owned by CLAWFINGER and MESHUGGAH), will contain three brand new songs and the "Wounded" video. "Wounded" track listing: 01. Human Harvest 02. Misery 03. ...

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FU MANCHU: Studio Photos Posted Online

FU MANCHU have posted several photos from the recording sessions for their latest CD, "Start the Machine", at their official web site. Check them out at this location. The follow-up to 2002's "California Crossing" (Mammoth), "Start the Machine" was produced by Brian Joseph Dobbs (VOIVOD, MANMADEGOD, DEATH ANGEL) and marks the group's first ...

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Former TNT Bassist Joins Norwegian 'Fun' Project

Former TNT bassist Morty Black is currently working with a "fun" project called DET GURGLES. The group's lineup consists of musicians from different "famous" bands in Norway. The members are as follows: Ulf Risnes (TRE SMÅ KINESERE), Sola Johnsen (DUM DUM BOYS), Jostein Andsnes (DADAFON), Morty Black and Jonna (engineer from Krypten Studios). A record ...

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ORGY DVD To Arrive In February

ORGY drummer drummer Bobby Hewitt is compiling footage for the band's DVD, tentatively due in February 2005. The disc will include "all kinds of exclusive, never-seen-before footage," according to guitarist Amir Derakh. In other news, ORGY are currently in discussions about recording a new studio album. The band's third album, "Punk Statik Paranoia", was released ...

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NIRVANA: Original 'In Bloom' Video To Re-Surface

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that the original video for NIRVANA's "In Bloom" will re-surface the week of November 8, two weeks before the band's long-awaited box set, titled "With the Lights Out", hits stores on November 23. The most striking difference between the old clip and the one most of us are familiar with ...

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(HED) PE Change Title Of New Album

(HED) PE have changed the projected title of their new CD to "Only In America" (a.k.a. "O.I.A.") from the previously announced "Raise Hell". The album is still slated to drop February 22, 2005 via KOCH Records. (HED) PE's re-tooled line-up is currently comprised of band leader/vocalist Jahred (vocals), Jackson (guitar), Mawk (bass), Moke (formerly of ...

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MANIFEST To Perform On Norwegian TV

Norwegian noise-thrashers MANIFEST will appear on Norwegian national TV on the program "Metal Blender" on NRK2 on Thursday, November 18. The show will start at 18.55 CET. There will be an interview and the band will be performing 2-3 songs from their upcoming album. As previously reported, MANIFEST recently completed work on their debut album, ...

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MORIFADE Announce New Singer, Seek New Label Home

Sweden's MORIFADE have announced the addition of singer Kristian Wallin (ex-RISING FAITH) to the group's ranks. "It's really hard to make a fair judgement after only one rehearsal but with Kristian we all felt that he could really do a good job with MORIFADE," the band write on their web site. In other news, MORIFADE ...

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