SHAITAN MAZAR To Release New CD In February

SHAITAN MAZAR, the new band featuring former NILE members Chief Spires (bass, vocals) and John Ehlers (guitar), have posted the following update at their official web site: "The new SHAITAN MAZAR CD, 'Catalyst of Amalgamation', is now in the duplicating process. A February release date will be set very soon. The CDs will be sold ...

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BATTERED Confirmed For Norway's KARMØYGEDDON METAL FESTIVAL

BATTERED, the new Norwegian band featuring former EINHERJER members Frode Glesnes (a.k.a. Grimar, vocals/guitar), Aksel Herløe (guitar) and Gerhard Storesund (a.k.a. Vivar, drums), have been confirmed for the Karmøygeddon Metal Festival 2005, a two-day event set to be held June 17-18, 2005 in Kopervik, Norway. Other groups scheduled to perform at the festival include GRIFFIN, ...

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FATES WARNING To Film 'Simple Human' Video

FATES WARNING are reportedly scheduled to film a video for the song "Simple Human" on January 23. Directing the clip will be Jerry Clubb of MentalSuplex Productions, who has previously worked with SIX FEET UNDER on their "Dead and Buried" video. "Simple Human" (mp3) comes off the group's recently released CD, "FWX", available ...

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THE DUSKFALL Part Ways With Bassist

Luleå, Sweden-based metallers THE DUSKFALL have parted ways with bassist Kaj Molin. "[Kaj] decided to leave the band due to musical differences with the rest of the band," the group write on their web site. "We all thank Kaj for his years of devotion for the band and we will miss him. No replacement is ...

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DEFTONES Drummer Talks About New Album

DEFTONES drummer Abe Cunningham recently spoke to Rolling Stone magazine about the making of the group's new studio album with legendary producer Bob Ezrin — whose credit list includes the PINK FLOYD opus "The Wall". "At this point, we just needed to change things up," Cunningham said of the decision to switch producers for the ...

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IMPERIA: 'Angelchild' Video Posted Online

IMPERIA, the new band fronted by former TRAIL OF TEARS singer Helena Iren Michaelsen, have uploaded their video for the track "Angelchild" at this location. "Angelchild" comes off IMPERIA's debut album, "The Ancient Dance of Qetesh", available now on Ebony Tears. The CD was mixed at Franky's Recording Kitchen in Nieuwleusen, Holland. ...

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FLESHMOULD To Enter Studio This Week

Belgian death metal outfit FLESHMOULD will enter the studio on January 14 to record a new EP — the group's first to feature guitarist Dave Vanlokeren and singer Sven Houfflijn (ex-ANESTHESY, IMPEDIGON), who joined the band in August. The EP will contain three brand-new tracks, a re-recording of an old song and various extras. New ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE's Life To Become A TV Movie

Neil Sean of Sky News reports that Sharon Osbourne's life is set to become a television movie. The Osbourne matriarch is secretly working on the project and hopes her daughter Kelly can play the role of the young Sharon. "It has great potential but it will be hard to cast someone to play Ozzy," Sharon ...

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