NARNIA Set Release Date For 'The Great Fall'

Swedish neo-classical metallers NARNIA have set an April 14 European release date through through Nuclear Blast Records for their fourth full-length album, entitled "The Great Fall". The band, who are scheduled to headline the Owener Rocknacht festival at Teckhalle in Owen, Germany on March 29, recently parted ways with longtime keyboardist Martin Claesson and have ...

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NIGHTMARE Prepare To Enter Studio

French metal act NIGHTMARE will enter Soundsuite Studio next week with Norwegian producer Terje Refsnesand (TRISTANIA, SIRENIA) to record their new album, "Silent Room", for a September release through Napalm/SPV Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Cosmovision" is a concept album of 12 songs featuring four "chapters". According to singer Jo Amore, "The new material is ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO Hits The Road

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN and current TALISMAN guitarist Jeff Scott Soto has posted the following message to his official web site, www.jeffscottsoto.com: "Hey all, Jeff here...I wish 2 send u all a message of thanks 4 all the support & positive feedback from the 'Prism' [solo] album. It has been the most enthusiasm I've ...

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TARAXACUM Announce German Dates

TARAXACUM, the group featuring former STEEL PROPHET vocalist Rick Mythiasin, EDGUY bassist Tobias Exxel, drummer Franky Wolf, ex-HAGGARD guitarist Danny Klupp and ROUGH SILK/AXEL RUDI PELL keyboardist Ferdy Doernberg, have announced the following dates during March/April: Mar. 28 - Hamburg, GER @ Headbanger's Ballroom Apr. 05 - Aschaffenburg, GER @ Jukuz Apr. 11 - München, ...

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STRYPER Finalize Track Listing For 'Best Of' Collection

STRYPER have announced the track listing for their upcoming "greatest hits" collection, "7: The Best Of Stryper", due on March 25 through Hollywood Records. It is as follows: 01. Something (new track) 02. For You (new track) 03. Shining Star 04. Lady 05. All For One 06. In God We Trust 07. Always There For ...

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TIDFALL To Enter Studio In March

Norwegian black metallers TIDFALL will enter Akkerhaugen Lydstudio in late March to begin recording their third album for a late summer release through Nuclear Blast Records. According to the band, " It's been one hell of a year of composing, some ups and some downs, but we can finally say that this is going to ...

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LYZANXIA To Release Third Album In France

French thrashers LYZANXIA will release their third full-length CD, entitled "Mindcrimes", in France on March 10 through Trepan Records. Release dates for the rest of Europe and North America have yet to be confirmed. As previously reported, "Mindcrimes" was recorded at Backstage Studio in Lyon with producers Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY, DIMMU ...

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UNJUST Finalize Track Listing, Release Date For 'Glow'

San Francisco Bay Area metallers UNJUST have set an April 29 release date for their third album, titled "Glow". The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Paper Planets 02. Throwin' Pennies 03. Way Out 04. Tired 05. Facepaint 06. Falling 07. Meantime 08. Closure 09. Knuckles 10. Naming The Monster 11. ...

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GREAT WHITE Called Before Rhode Island Grand Jury

The surviving members of GREAT WHITE have been subpoenaed to appear for questioning before a Rhode Island grand jury, according to CNN. Criminal charges may be filed in connection with the band's pyrotechnic fire disaster that killed 97 people, including guitarist Ty Longley, during a performance last Thursday at the Station club in West Warwick, ...

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