WRUST Finalize Track Listing For Debut Album

Botswana's WRUST, the only known all-black extreme/death metal band in Africa, have confirmed the track listing for their as-yet-untitled debut album, scheduled for release later this year through Witchdoctor Records. The group will enter the studio in October to begin recording the effort, which will be available via mailorder at WitchdoctorRecords.com. The tentative track listing ...

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VALUME NOB: Extended EP To Include Live Tracks, Band Interview

VALUME NOB, the Louisiana based band featuring CROWBAR/DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein on bass, will be releasing an extended version of their previously recorded "The Most High" EP on October 19 through Crash Music Inc. The CD will contain the four songs from the original recording as well as two "live" bonus tracks and a 30-minute ...

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THERAPY?: New Songs Posted Online

Three songs from the upcoming THERAPY? album, "Never Apologise Never Explain", have been posted online at PeopleSound.com. The Pete Barlett-produced follow-up to 2003's "High Anxiety" was recorded at Park Gate studios and is scheduled for release this fall through Spitfire Records. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Rise ...

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MONSTER MAGNET: U.S. Tour Cancelled?

MONSTER MAGNET have cancelled their scheduled performance at Jaxx in Springfield, VA Saturday night (August 28) amid rumors that the rest of the group's headlining U.S. tour has been called off. No further information is available at this time. As previously reported, MONSTER MAGNET mainman Dave Wyndorf will be recording and releasing a solo album ...

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DARKEST HOUR: 'Border Complications' Force Ontario Cancellation

DARKEST HOUR were forced to miss their scheduled performance with DIMMU BORGIR in Kitchener, Ontario Friday night (August 27) "due to complications at the [USA/Canada] border," according to a posting on the group's web site. "This will not affect our scheduled tour in October," the band write. "We are very excited about playing Canada, we ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Have Enough New Material For Two Albums

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford has revealed to Revolver magazine that the band have recorded enough new material for two albums. The next step will be to decide which songs flow together best. "It's hard because we don't do anything that all threee of us [Halford and guitarists Glenn Tipton and K.K. Downing] don't agree ...

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MAYHEM Begin Writing New Material

Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM have commenced the songwriting process for their next album, tentatively due in October/November 2005 through Season Of Mist. The band, who will be taking part in this fall's edition of the "Blackest of the Black" tour alongside DANZIG, DOYLE (featuring ex-MISFITS guitarist Doyle), DEVILDRIVER, DEATH ANGEL and EYES OF FIRE, will ...

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DISSECTION Name New Single

Reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION, featuring guitarist/vocalist Jon Nödtvedt, have set "Maha Kali" as the title of their upcoming single. "Maha Kali", described by the band as "a hymn to the wrathful black hindu goddess of Mahapralaya, the great dissolution of cosmos, Jai Maha Kali," will initially only be available directly from DISSECTION via their ...

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