DESTRUCTOR Continue Writing For New Album

DESTRUCTOR, Cleveland, Ohio's legendary power/thrash band, are hard at work writing and demoing new material for the follow-up to their very successful "Sonic Bullet" EP, released on Auburn Records earlier this year. New songs include "Skull Splitter", "Unleashed", "Immortal Metal", "Unearth The Earth", "We Are Ready", "Damage Control" and a reworked version of "Smash Your ...

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ICED EARTH: 'When Eagle Cries' Video Posted Online

ICED EARTH's video for the track "When Eagle Cries (Unplugged)" is available for viewing in streaming media at this location. "When Eagle Cries (Unplugged)" comes off the group's recently issued four-song single, "The Reckoning (Don't Tread On Me)", which was made available through the band's new label, SPV Records. A full-band version of ...

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D-A-D To Begin Recording Next Week

Danish rockers D-A-D will start recording the first tracks for their ninth album in a studio in Sweden on Monday, December 8. The band's last CD, "Soft Dogs", was officially certified gold (25,000 copies sold) in Denmark within four days of its release in February 2002. The album had shifted 32,000 copies domestically less than ...

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DIAMOND HEAD Guitarist Produces ONEPOINTTWENTYONE

DIAMOND HEAD guitarist Brian Tatler recently spent time in a recording studio producing a U.K. band called ONEPOINTTWENTYONE. A previous ONEPOINTTWENTYONE demo track, titled "Elf", can be downloaded at this location. No further information is available at this time. DIAMOND HEAD completed work on their first full album of new songs since 1993's ...

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VALUME NOB: Upcoming Shows Announced

VALUME NOB, the Louisiana based band featuring CROWBAR guitarist Kirk Windstein on bass, have lined up the following shows during December: Dec. 05 – New Orlans, LA @ Dixie Tavern Dec. 27 – Metairie, LA @ Zeppelins (w/ LACERATE, KILLING MERCY) The band, who describe their music as "AGNOSTIC FRONT meets CELTIC FROST with an ...

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KEEP OF KALESSIN To Release New EP In December

Norwegian black metallers KEEP OF KALESSIN will release their brand new mini-album, titled "Reclaim", on December 1 in Norway through FaceFront Records. The rest of the European continent will receive the CD on January 19, 2004. The group's first release since 1999's "Agnen: A Journey Through The Dark" (Avantgarde), "Reclaim" (5 tracks, 27 minutes) features ...

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ZENSOR, MANDYLION To Team Up For One-Off Gig In Oslo

Norwegian metal bands ZENSOR and MANDYLION (featuring former members of SACRALIS, OLD MAN'S CHILD, PECCATUM and DIMENSION F3H) will be teaming up for a gig at John Dee in Oslo on Friday, December 5. ZENSOR have just appeared on the "Advanced Alternatives Vol. 1" CD with such bands as JANE'S ADDICTION, LACUNA COIL, FOO FIGHTERS, ...

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SAURON Sign With NEUROTIC RECORDS

Dutch black metallers SAURON have signed with Neurotic Records for the release of their as-yet-untitled sophomore full-length album, tentatively due in late 2004. The band have written around seven new tracks so far for the follow-up to their debut, "Universe Of Filth", which saw light of day through Dark Horizon Records. According to the group, ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: Vocal Tracks To Be Completed This Week

VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland (ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS) will complete the vocal tracks for the band's much-anticipated debut album on Tuesday (December 2), after which the group will begin mixing the effort with Andy Wallace (NIRVANA, KORN, LIMP BIZKIT, SEPULTURA, SLAYER) for a tentative March 2004 release through RCA Records. VELVET REVOLVER's debut CD is ...

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