DEFTONES Enter U.K. Singles Chart At No. 15

"Minerva", the first single from the new DEFTONES album, has entered the U.K's top 40 singles chart (based on CD sales) at #15. The CD single for "Minerva", which features the b-side covers "Sinatra" and "Sleep Walk", was only available in stores for one week and no further copies will be sent out to retail. ...

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IMPELLITTERI Begin Work On New CD

IMPELLITTERI have commenced work on the follow-up to last year's "System X" with producer Greg Reeley, who is best known for his work with FEAR FACTORY and MACHINE HEAD, among others. According to the band's official web site, the new disc sounds "big" and "will be a surprise to all the fans of IMPELLITTERI." A ...

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SPOCK'S BEARD To Release 'Feel Euphoria' In July

SPOCK'S BEARD have set a July 8 North American release date for their new album, "Feel Euphoria". The CD, the group's first to feature drummer Nick D'Virgilio as lead vocalist, will contain the following tracks: 01. Onomatopoeia 02. The Bottom Line 03. Feel Euphoria 04. Shining Star 05. East of Eden, West of Memphis 06. ...

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36 CRAZYFISTS To Enter Studio At The End Of The Month

Alaska's 36 CRAZYFISTS are set to enter a Fort Lauderdale, Florida studio on May 28 to begin recording their sophomore album for a tentative fall release through Roadrunner Records. The band will be collaborating with producer James Wisner, who has worked with such post-hardcore acts as DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL and FURTHER SEEMS FOREVER. Veteran British knob-twiddler ...

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HOUWITSER To Issue 'Damage Assessment' In October

Dutch death metallers HOUWITSER have completed work on their new album, "Damage Assessment", at Excess Studios in Rotterdam, Holland for an October release through Osmose Productions. According to bassist Theo van Eekelen, the fans can expect "one fuck-all blistering death metal masterpiece." The complete track listing for "Damage Assessment" is as follows: 01. Clean Till ...

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DARK MOOR Add New Singer, Second Guitarist

Madrid, Spain-based power metallers DARK MOOR have announced the addition to the group's ranks of vocalist Alfred Romero and second guitarist Jose Garrido. DARK MOOR's last release was the "Between Light and Darkness" EP, which contained four newly-recorded tracks and four previously-unreleased numbers ("Dies Irae" (orchestral version), "The Mistery Of Goddess", "The Shadow Of The ...

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NOTRE DAME Complete Work On 'Creepshow Freakshow Peepshow'

NOTRE DAME, the Swedish band led by Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MEMENTO MORI, DREAM EVIL), have completed work on their new album, "Creepshow Freakshow Peepshow" (formerly "Vaudeville le Devil"). The CD, the group's first since the departure of guitarist Jean-Pierre De Sade, is set be released through Osmose Productions before the end of the year. ...

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LED ZEPPELIN DVD To Be Screened In Movie Theaters

LED ZEPPELIN's five-hour, double-disc "Led Zeppelin DVD" will be screened in eight U.S. movie theaters on the night of its May 27 release to retail. The events are being coordinated by Atlantic Records with Loews Cineplex and Clear Channel's Premiere Radio Networks. On the same day, Atlantic will also release the triple-disc album "How the ...

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