GOD AMONG INSECTS Name Album

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have set "World Wide Death" as the title of their debut album, tentatively due this summer through Threeman Recordings. The CD ...

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TIM OWENS 'Pissed Off' By JON SCHAFFER's Drunken Antics

Former JUDAS PRIEST/current ICED EARTH singer Tim Owens has revealed to Revolver magazine that he was worried that joining forces with ICED EARTH mainman Jon Schaffer was a bad idea shortly after the band started a press tour of Europe in October. No sooner had he and Schaffer arrived in Spain than the guitarist hit ...

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FOZZY To Begin Recording In February

FOZZY, the band featuring vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) and former members of STUCK MOJO, will enter the studio on February 17 to begin recording their third album, tentatively due late summer through an as-yet-undisclosed label. In other news, Jericho's collaboration with FOZZY guitarist Rich Ward, a song entitled "Don't You Wish You ...

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ABLOOM To Open For THE REVOLUTION SMILE In California

ABLOOM (formerly MOTHRA), the California-based group featuring former SOULFLY members Mikey Doling (guitar), Marcello D. Rapp (bass), and Roy Mayorga (drums), will be opening for THE REVOLUTION SMILE at Velvet Jones in Santa Barbara, California on January 28. ABLOOM's current lineup is rounded out by guitarist Levon Sultanian and vocalist Jason Radford (both of ONESIDEZERO). ...

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DEVOLVED To Film New Video

Australia's tech-metal masters DEVOLVED will shortly begin filming a video for an as-yet-unspecified track off their upcoming album. The clip will be aired on major music programs just prior to the CD's release in the coming months. The DEVOLVED team are also beginning to collect and edit footage which will be combined for a DVD ...

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Former PITCHSHIFTER Singer Talks About His New Band

Former PITCHSHIFTER singer J.S. Clayden has spoken to State of Emergency about his new band DOHENY, in which he is joined by ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), among others. "DOHENY is 100% back to basics," Clayden said of the band's sound. "If we can't play it live then it's not on the ...

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MANDYLION Negotiating Record Deal

Norway's MANDYLION, the new band featuring former members of SACRALIS, OLD MAN'S CHILD, PECCATUM and DIMENSION F3H, are in the process of negotiating a record deal with an as-yet-undisclosed label. "We are very excited about the offer and hope to [come to] an agreement soon," the group write on their web site. "The band is ...

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FU MANCHU: Full New Song Available For Download

FU MANCHU have posted a full-length MP3 of their brand-new track "So Far Behind" at this location. "So Far Behind" comes off the group's three-song CD, "Something Beyond", currently available via the band's web site in a special limited-edition pressing. Other tracks appearing on the CD are "Something Beyond" and the BLACK FLAG ...

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