TRISTANIA: New Audio Samples Posted Online

Norwegian symphonic metal band TRISTANIA have uploaded audio samples from their new album, "Ashes" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in January 2005 through SPV Records. Check them out at this location. The follow-up to 2001's "World of Glass", "Ashes" was recorded at Toproom studios in Oslo with producer Børge ...

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Guitarist RAMON ORTIZ Quits PUYA, Focuses On ANKLA

After almost fifteen years as founding member, guitar player and songwriter of the rock band PUYA, Ramon Ortiz has decided to separate from the band to concentrate on his new group ANKLA. Right now Ortiz is in Los Angeles, California putting the final touches on the ANKLA debut album under the production of Bob Marlette ...

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Former CARCASS Frontman To Perform At CHUCK SCHULDINER Tribute Concert

Former CARCASS frontman Jeff Walker will perform with TO SEPARATE THE FLESH FROM THE BONES, the Finnish grindcore band featuring Herr Arschstein (Pasi Koskinen, ex-AMORPHIS), Rot Wailer (Niclas Etelavuori, AMORPHIS) and Pus Sypope (Gas, H.I.M.), at the "The Fragile Art of Existence - Tribute to Chuck Schuldiner" benefit concert at Klubi in Tampere, Finland on ...

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MACHINE HEAD 'Rockumentary' To Air On Norway's Metal Express Radio

Norway's Metal Express has put together a "Rockumentary" on MACHINE HEAD, featuring the band's frontman, Robert Flynn, as special guest. In this 44-minute extended interview, Flynn discusses the background behind each MACHINE HEAD album, reasons for the various lineup changes, battles with drug addictions, and provides other insights into the influential San Francisco Bay Area ...

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