LACUNA COIL To Begin Recording New Album

According to a posting on the group's official web site, Italy's LACUNA COIL recently spent time in Milan in pre-production with producer Waldemar Sorychta (TIAMAT, GRIP INC., SAMAEL). The band will soon enter the studio to record the first three songs for their much-anticipated follow-up to 2002's "Comalies". A late 2005 release via Century Media ...

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KREATOR: 'Enemy Of God' Bonus DVD Detailed

A limited-edition version of KREATOR's new album, "Enemy of God", will come with a bonus DVD containing a "making of" documentary and video clips. The CD is scheduled for release in Europe and South America on January 10 and North America on January 11 via SPV Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Violent Revolution" was recorded ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

VELVET REVOLVER will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, December 20. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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TYPE O NEGATIVE Drummer To Play LED ZEPPELIN Covers This Weekend

TYPE O NEGATIVE drummer Johnny Kelly will be performing with his LED ZEPPELIN cover band, EARL'S COURT, on Saturday, November 20 at the Who-Ville in Bethpage, Long Island. Also appearing on the bill will be BORGO PASS. All attendees will receive a free two-song sampler of new BORGO PASS material. More information is available at ...

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NORTHER To Record New EP In December

Finland's NORTHER will enter Astia Studios in Lappeenranta, Finland in December to record a new, as-yet-untitled EP. The CD will include five songs. NORTHER's third full-length album, "Death Unlimited", was released earlier this year through Spinefarm Records. As previously reported, NORTHER's Petri Lindroos has been named a permanent member of the Finnish folk-influenced melodic death ...

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MEGADETH: Detroit Performance To Be Webcast

MEGADETH's performance at the State Theatre in Detroit, Michigan on Wednesday, November 17 will be broadcast live via 101.1 WRIF, "Detroit's Rock Station." Fans can listen in via the Internet at this location. MEGADETH are in the middle of their "Blackmail The Universe" North American tour with EXODUS. The group's next appearance will ...

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NWOBHM-Era Compilation Receives U.S. Release

U.S. label Old School Records has released "Total Metal Attack, A New Wave of British Heavy Metal Compilation", featuring 14 bands from the NWOBHM era. The CD contains brand new recordings as well as never-before-released songs and demos. "Total Metal Attack, A New Wave of British Heavy Metal Compilation" track listing: 01. BRONZ/CHRIS GOULSTONE - ...

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PAIN: Studio Report Posted Online

SwedishMetal.net has posted a "pre-listening" report on the upcoming PAIN studio album, tentatively due in January 2005 via Stockholm Records. Check it out here. As previously reported, the first single from the upcoming CD will be "Same Old Song". A video for the track was scheduled to be shot with director Mikeadelica, who ...

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