ANAL CUNT Added To SUPERJOINT RITUAL Show In Massachusetts

ANAL CUNT have been added to the November 7 SUPERJOINT RITUAL show in Worcester, Massachusetts. This will be the band's first gig since reforming a couple months ago. They are also playing a headlining show on November 10 at Bill's Bar in Boston. ANAL CUNT will be playing a lot of material they haven't performed ...

Read more

JUDAS PRIEST To Headline SWEDEN ROCK 2004?

JUDAS PRIEST are rumored to be in talks to headline next year's installment of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 10-12, 2004 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The first few confirmations for the event will be announced at the Sweden Rock 2004 kick-off party at Draken in Stockholm on November 28. DORO is headlining ...

Read more

SEPULTURA To Play 'Secret' Gig In Brazil

SEPULTURA will play a "secret" gig for their Brazilian Fan Club, guests and the press at an as-yet-undisclosed location in Brazil next week. According to their official web site, the band are currently working hard on the promotion for their new album, "Roorback", in Brazil, with lots of TV shows, radio shows, interviews and in-stores ...

Read more

SLIPKNOT Re-Launch Web Site

SLIPKNOT have re-launched their official web site. Check it out here. The band are currently working on the as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2001's "Iowa" in Los Angeles with producer Rick Rubin (AUDIOSLAVE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, SLAYER). An early 2004 release through Roadrunner Records is expected. ...

Read more

SUPREME MAJESTY Become A Sextet

Swedish melodic metallers SUPREME MAJESTY have announced the addition of guitarist Tobias Wernersson (ex-LITTLE YANKEES, RANSOM) to the group's ranks. An MP3 of Tobias' "breathtaking" interpretation of YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's "Far Beyond The Sun" can be downloaded here. "This new addition means that Chrille Andersson, formerly on both guitars and keyboards, will be able ...

Read more

EMERALD: New Album Cover Posted Online

Swiss melodic metallers EMERALD have posted the cover artwork for their third full-length album, "Forces Of Doom", at this location. The follow-up to 2002's "Calling The Knights" was recorded at Mohrmann Studios in Bochum, Germany with producers Detlef Mohrmann and Axel Thubeauville. Included on the CD is a guest appearance by MAJESTY guitarist ...

Read more

DISMEMBER: DVD Delayed

Long-running Swedish death metallers DISMEMBER have pushed back the release date of their upcoming double DVD to January 26, 2004. The first disc will contain the group's live performance from May 27, 2003 at Klubben in Stockholm, while the second disc will feature a 90-minute documentary/home video spanning the group's entire career. DISMEMBER's new album, ...

Read more

MANITOU To Begin Recording Debut Album

Finnish prog-metallers MANITOU will enter Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki at the end of the month to begin recording their debut full-length album, entitled "Mad Moon Rising". Mixing will be done by Nino Laurenne of THUNDERSTONE fame. The album will be released in the spring through the British label Rage Of Achilles. The tentative track ...

Read more

Former ANCIENT Singer To Guest On The Band's New CD

Former ANCIENT singer Lord Kaiaphas (ex-THOKK, GRAND BELIAL'S KEY) will make a guest appearance on the band's forthcoming CD, tentatively due in the spring through Metal Blade Records. The album will be recorded in January at Mirage and Alpha-Omega studios and the mixing and mastering will take place in early February at Studio Fredman in ...

Read more