RAMMSTEIN Announce New Release Date For 'Mein Teil' Single

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN have announced the revised release dates for the first single off their long-awaited new album. According to the group's web site, "Mein Teil" will be released on July 26 in GSA (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), and the international release will follow on August 30. As previously reported, RAMMSTEIN shot a video for ...

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GREEN CARNATION Confirmed For Slovenia's METAL CAMP Festival

GREEN CARNATION, the Norwegian band featuring Tchort (a.k.a. Terje Vik Schei, ex-EMPEROR, SATYRICON, EINHERJER), are the latest band confirmed for the first installment of the Metal Camp festival, a two-day event set to take place August 20-21 in Tolbin, Slovenia. GREEN CARNATION will play the main stage on August 21. The festival is being co-produced ...

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SECOND SKY: DAN SWANÖ's New Project Signs With THE END RECORDS

SECOND SKY, the new project featuring multi-talented Swedish musician/producer Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, UNICORN, EDGE OF SANITY, INFESTDEAD, ODYSSEY, PAN-THY-MONIUM), has a inked a deal with The End Records. The group's debut album will be recorded in a little cottage on the countryside just outside Örebro, Sweden using a high-quality mobile recording studio. Formed out of ...

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MANTICORA Sign New Record Deal

Danish power metal merchants MANTICORA have signed a deal with Germany's Massacre Records for the European, Canadian and Australian territories. A U.S. deal with Nightmare Records has also been secured. The group's fourth album, "8 Deadly Sins", has already been completed and is scheduled for release later in the year. The follow-up to 2002's "Hyperion" ...

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FIRESWITCH To Support TRASH LIGHT VISION At U.K. Date

Birmingham, England-based four-piece FIRESWITCH have been confirmed as support for TRASH LIGHT VISION (featuring guitarist Acey Slade) on July 8 at Jailhouse in Coventry, U.K. FIRESWITCH, who recently added drummer Tim Gascoigne to their ranks, "stand alone boldly between genres," the band write on their web site. "Lethal injections of bass and guitar-led metal drive ...

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