Former CARCASS Frontman To Produce DIAMANTHIAN Debut

Liverpool, U.K.-based brutal metallers DIAMANTHIAN, who were voted "Best Unsigned Act" by the readers of Terrorizer magazine, will be recording their debut album in Finland with ex-CARCASS frontman Jeff Walker producing. The CD, which will be mixed in Liverpool, will mark Walker's first music-related project since 1997. DIAMANTHIAN will be embarking on a tour of ...

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THE ETERNAL: Live Performance To Be Webcast

Australian doom metal band THE ETERNAL (formerly CRYPTAL DARKNESS) will be playing a selection of tracks from their acclaimed debut album, "The Sombre Light of Isolation", live-to-air on "Burning Bitumen with Kene Lightfoot" on PBS-FM 106.7 after 10pm Melbourne time (GMT +10:00) on Wednesday, August 25. There is a webcast of PBS-FM available from the ...

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MORIFADE To Support EVERGREY In Sweden

Sweden's MORIFADE, who recently announced the departure of vocalist Stefan Pettersson, will support EVERGREY at Skylten in Linköping, Sweden on September 25. "This will be a perfect opportunity to try out a new potential singer for the band (if we manage to find one until then!)," the group write on their web site. MORIFADE's third ...

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MISDEMEANOR Set Release Date For Sophomore Album

Swedish all-girl outfit MISDEMEANOR have set a September 15 release date through GMR Music for their second full-length album, entitled "High Crimes & Misdemeanor". A total of 11 "hard rock" songs were tracked at DogPound Audio studio with producer Alex Hellid (ENTOMBED guitarist). "High Crimes & Misdemeanor" is the follow-up to MISDEMEANOR's self-titled debut, which ...

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THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL To Release New Album In October

U.K. black metallers THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL will release their new album, "The Mill Hill Sessions", in October through Godreah Records. The CD, which contains two sessions recorded earlier this year at Mill Hill studio, features guest appearances by HAWKWIND's Alan Davey and Huw Lloyd Langton on bass and lead guitar, respectively. The album "airs ...

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MNEMIC Prepare To Film New Video

Denmark's modern thrashers MNEMIC are preparing to shoot the video for their new single, "Deathbox", with director Patric Ulleaus (DIMMU BORGIR, IN FLAMES, LACUNA COIL) of Revolver Films. The video will be shot in Gothenburg, Sweden at the Revolver Studios. "Deathbox" is the first single off MNEMIC's sophomore album, "The Audio Injected Soul", due on ...

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SOUL SIRKUS Complete Work On Debut Album

SOUL SIRKUS, the new "supergroup" formed by singer Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, TAKARA, HUMAN CLAY), guitarist Neal Schon and drummer Deen Castronovo (both of JOURNEY) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT), have finished mastering their debut CD, according to a posting on the group's official web site. ...

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SHAMAN, ANGRA Members To Guest At THALION Concert

Hugo Mariutti (SHAMAN), Fabio Laguna (ANGRA) and Renato Tribuzy (ex-THOTEN) have confirmed their participation as special guests at an upcoming gig by Brazilian female-fronted progressive metal band THALION. The concert, which will take place on August 20 at Ballroom in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will feature Tribuzy on the THALION song "The Encounter", a track ...

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