LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE Name New Album

German doom/gothic metallers LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE have set "Ave End" as the title of their sixth album, tentatively due in the summer through Austria's Napalm Records. The recordings for the follow-up to 2002's "Fall, I Will Follow" will begin in February. Among the tracks set to appear on the CD are "Sarah Lou", "Phantom Ballad" and ...

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CURLY FESTER: Another Show Announced

CURLY FESTER, the Los Angeles-based "heavy blues" band featuring former DIO/WWIII guitarist Tracy G, will be performing at Platinum Live in Studio City, California on February 14. CURLY FESTER's lineup is completed by Micheal Adams (vocals), Jeremy Masana (bass), and Donnie Rodriguez (drums). Samples of the group's music (live practice session recordings) can be downloaded ...

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MEMORIZED DREAMS Complete Work On 'Theater Of Life'

Norwegian power metallers MEMORIZED DREAMS will release their debut album, "Theater Of Life", in late February through Sound Riot Records. The CD was recorded at Skansen Lydstudio in Trondheim, Norway with producer Stein Bratland and features a guest appearance on the title track by singer Olaf Hayer (DIONYSUS, LUCA TURILLI, LORD BYRON). Mastering duties will ...

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TESLA Returns With 'Into The Now'

TESLA will release their eagerly anticipated new studio album, "Into the Now", on Sanctuary Records on March 9, 2004. The original lineup of vocalist Jeff Keith, guitarist Frank Hannon, guitarist Tommy Skeoch, bass guitarist Brian Wheat and drummer Troy Luccketta spent more than two years writing and recording "Into the Now". TESLA co-produced the album ...

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DOKKEN: 'Japan Live' DVD Set For Release Next Month

Sanctuary Visual Entertainment will be issuing DOKKEN's live DVD, titled "Dokken: Japan Live '95", on Monday February 16, 2004. Originally filmed at Tokyo's Kosei Nenkin Hall on March 2, 1995, this "spectacular, adrenalin-pumped" live rock concert experience features the original DOKKEN lineup consisting of Don Dokken (vocals, guitar), George Lynch (lead guitar), Jeff Pilson (bass, ...

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'G3 2003' DVD Due In February

According to Joe Satriani's official web site, www.satriani.com, the forthcoming G3 2003 DVD will be released sometime in February 2004. The DVD was recorded during the October 20 Denver, Colorado and October 21 Kansas City, Missouri shows on the G3 2003 tour and features performances by Satriani, Steve Vai and Yngwie Malmsteen. (Thanks: ...

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SUFFOCATION Drummer Talks About Upcoming CD

SUFFOCATION drummer Mike Smith has spoken to the Danish web site Supreme Brutality about the group's first full-length release since 1995's "Pierced From Within", titled "Souls To Deny", due in the spring through Relapse Records. The following are some of the highlights of that interview: Supreme Brutality: When do you plan/expect to enter ...

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