POWER QUEST To Release 'NeverWorld' Later In The Year

U.K. melodic power metal band POWER QUEST have started recording their new album, tentatively titled "NeverWorld", at Thin Ice Studios (THRESHOLD, ARENA, JOHN WETTON) and are set to mix the effort at Mastertone Studios with Pete Coleman (AC/DC, PARADISE LOST). The follow-up to "Wings Of Forever" is expected to be completed around the end of ...

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DAWN Hard At Work On 'The Fourfold Furnace'

Sweden's DAWN, featuring ex-members of AFFLICTED, DARK FUNERAL and CRANIUM, are hard at work on their third full-length album, "The Fourfold Furnace", due later in the year through MNW Records. "We are now flat out in our own studio working on the new album," guitarist Fredrik Söderberg wrote on the band's official web site. "As ...

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RUSH Added To Toronto STONES Gig

Canadian rock legends RUSH have been confirmed for the ROLLING STONES concert in Toronto on July 30 at Downsview Park. The announcement was made on the band's official website, where in a one-sentence blurb they confirmed they will be joining the ever-growing list of artists for the special gig to help Toronto's SARS-scarred economy. The ...

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FUELED II FIRE Complete Work On EP

FUELED II FIRE, the new band featuring former PISSING RAZORS members Cesar Soto (guitar), Joe Rodriguez (vocals) and Mat Lynch (guitar), have completed work on their first EP, entitled "Empires of Truth and Hatred". It was engineered and recorded earlier this month by Mike Major (AT THE DRIVE-IN, SPARTA). Upcoming FUELED II FIRE dates: Jun. ...

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MOONSPELL: Upcoming Single To Include Non-Album Cut

Portugal's MOONSPELL will include the non-album track "The Darkening" on their upcoming single, "Everything Invaded" (slated for release on July 28). "Everything Invaded" comes off the group's new album, "The Antidote", due on September 29 through Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Darkness And Hope" was recorded at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Finland with ...

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WHITESNAKE To Tour Japan In September

WHITESNAKE will embark on a headlining tour of Japan during September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 18 - Nagano, JAP @ TBA Sep. 19 - Aichi, JAP @ TBA Sep. 21 - Tokyo, JAP @ Tokyo International Forum Sep. 23 - Sapporo, JAP @ Zepp Sep. 24 - Sendai, JAP @ Zepp Sendai Sep. ...

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DEATH ANGEL Announce Sacramento Date

Reunited Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL will perform at the Roadhouse in Sacramento, California on Saturday, July 26. As previously reported, the group will also be at The Edge in Palo Alto on Friday, August 8. DEATH ANGEL have commenced the songwriting process for the follow-up to 1990's "Act III", tentatively due in early 2004. ...

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SHADOWS FALL's BRIAN FAIR: 'We Should Have Died'

After a string of headlining shows, SHADOWS FALL will make their Ozzfest debut this Saturday, June 28 in San Antonio TX. Unfortunately, the trip down to Texas was not that easy, and Brain Fair (vocals) goes onto describe the whole frightening experience. "When the tour began, we had a screw up with the bus company ...

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SATYRICON Seek Keyboardist

Norway's SATYRICON are currently seeking talented musicians who can handle keyboards and samplers live. In addition to talent, applicants will have to have "a serious attitude and show true dedication," according to the band's official web site. "We've had a lot of problems with our e-mail account, so if you've tried us before without luck, ...

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