SODOM: DVD To Surface In March, Studio Album To Follow In August

Veteran German thrashers SODOM are tentatively scheduled to release their first DVD in March 2005. According to SODOM frontman Thomas "Angelripper" Such, the DVD's concert footage will will contain 23 songs. An overview of the band's career thus far and additional bonus features will also appear on the disc. "Such a giant DVD we make ...

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DESTRUCTION To Enter Studio In January

Due to the fact that their current record label negotiations have taken longer than expected, German thrashers DESTRUCTION have postponed the projected release date of their new album to late summer 2005. "But the new label will be announced in the next weeks, latest at beginning of the next year," the group's bassist/vocalist Marcel "Schmier" ...

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GRAVE DIGGER: New Song Available For Download

A single edit of a brand new GRAVE DIGGER track, entitled "The Last Supper", is available for download at this location. "The Last Supper" is the title track of GRAVE DIGGER's upcoming album, due on January 17, 2005 through Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to last year's "Rheingold" was recorded at Principal studio ...

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HATE ETERNAL Guitarist: 'DIMEBAG's Spirit Will Carry On Forever'

HATE ETERNAL/ex-MORBID ANGEL guitarist Erik Rutan has issued the following statement in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "I have thought so long and hard on what I could possibly say that has not already been said about the tragic death of Dimebag Darrell Abbott but I felt compelled to make a statement with ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION To Carry On Without NIKKI SIXX

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION guitarist Tracii Guns has posted the following message on the group's web site: "OK, I am back… The BRIDES are back. "I have had great talks with London [LeGrand, vocals] and Scot [Coogan, drums] and we have decided to move forward with the BRIDES. We are gonna take it slow and make ...

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DIMEBAG's Murder Drives Web Search Interest

DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott was the No. 16 most requested search term for the week ending Dec. 11, 2004, according to a press release issued by the Lycos search engine. An excerpt from the release follows: "The murder of heavy metal band guitarist Dimebag Darrell Abbott sent web users scouring the Internet for news ...

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TESTAMENT: DVD Action Galore

Escapi Music has set a march 8, 2005 release date for the first-ever official DVD from TESTAMENT, entitled "Seen Between the Lines". Originally released in 1991 on VHS, this fully re-mastered DVD contains live footage shot during TESTAMENT's 1991 world tour. As an extra bonus, the DVD will also include promotional videos for the songs ...

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