MÖRK GRYNING Begin Work On New Album

Swedish black metallers MÖRK GRYNING have entered Dug-Out studios in Uppsala, Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, STUCK MOJO, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) to record their fourth full-length album, due on June 6 through No Fashion Records. According to the group, "The new material is heavier, more progressive and very varied, both lighter and darker and ...

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GOD DETHRONED Cancel Italian, Slovenian Dates

Dutch death metallers GOD DETHRONED have been forced to cancel their previously announced dates in Italy and Slovenia due to the "lack of professionallity [sic] of others and some bad luck with the flight tickets," according to a statement posted on the band's official web site. "We were looking forward to play these three shows ...

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VANISHING POINT To Resume Recording New CD

Australian progressive metal band VANISHING POINT have taken a break from the recording sessions for their third album and plan to re-enter Palm Studios in Melbourne next month with producer Endel Rivers to complete the effort for a late spring/early summer release. "In January, [drummer] Jack [Lukic], [guitarist] Tom [Vucur] and myself recorded the drums ...

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SINISTER: Mexican/Colombian Gigs Confirmed

Dutch female-fronted death metallers SINISTER have announced the details of their upcoming Mexican and Colombian shows, set to take place next month. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 20 - Morelia, Michoacan, MEX @ Plaza D Tros Mar. 21 - Queretaro, Queretaro, MEX @ TBA Mar. 23 - Mexico City, MEX @ Circo Volador Mar. ...

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ALCHEMIST: New Song Posted Online

A brand new ALCHEMIST track, titled "Older Than The Ancients", has been posted online at this location. "Older Than The Ancients" comes off the group's forthcoming fifth studio album, "Austral Alien", due in early May through Chatterbox Records in Australia and Relapse Records in the rest of the world. ...

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DORO To Play Special 'Unplugged' Gig In Germany

German metal singer DORO will perform a one-off "unplugged" show accompanied by an orchestra on April 29 at Zeche in Bochum, Germany. Also appearing at the gig, dubbed "Metal Classic Night", will be AXEL RUDI PELL, with additional artists yet to be confirmed. ...

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SILVERCHAIR: New Single Track Listing Revealed

According to www.silverchair.nu, SILVERCHAIR will release the fifth single from their critically acclaimed album, "Diorama", in April. The title track, "Across The Night", will be backed with demo versions of "Tuna In the Brine", "One Way Mule", "Luv Your Life", and "Across The Night". SILVERCHAIR will perform the following European dates in May/June: ...

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It's Official: ROBERT TRUJILLO Joins METALLICA!

As first predicted here last week, METALLICA have officially announced the addition of bassist Robert Trujillo to the group's ranks. Trujillo, a former member of SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and OZZY OSBOURNE, fills the slot left vacant by the departure of Jason Newsted. "We've all known, and have been huge fans of Rob since ...

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ENDO Line Up Florida Dates

Miami's ENDO have announced two South Florida dates in March. They are as follows: Mar. 15 - West Palm Beach, FL @ Backstage @ Coral Sky Mar. 21 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room ENDO's sophomore effort, "Songs For The Restless", is due on May 13 through DV8/Columbia Records. The track "Simple Lies" recently ...

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RAWHEAD REXX Set Release Date For Sophomore CD

Germany's RAWHEAD REXX, the band featuring former GLENMORE guitarist/vocalist Jürgen Volk, have set a March 17 European release date through AFM Records for their sophomore album, "Diary In Black". The group's self-titled effort was released in 2001. RAWHEAD REXX's next gig will take place on April 10 at Substage in Karlsruhe, Germany. ...

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