VADER Singer To Guest On CETI CD

VADER guitarist/vocalist Peter has recorded a guest appearance on backing vocals for the new album from Polish traditional heavy metal band CETI. Peter can be heard in a song called "Falcon's Flight", to be featured on the band's forthcoming CD, "Shadow Of The Angel". ...

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ANKLA Announce Upcoming Shows, In-Store Appearance

Los Angeles-based ANKLA, featuring guitarist Ramon Ortiz (PUYA), Brazilian vocalist Ikaro Stafford, L.A local J.J. McNeal on bass, and drummer Aaron Rossi (STRIFE, SHELTER, MEDICATION), will be playing at The Zone in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Friday, May 23. The band will also be making an in-store appearance the same day at Music Sound ...

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MOTOGRATER Debut Delayed

Santa Barbara, California-based quintet MOTOGRATER have pushed back the projected release date for their self-titled debut to June 24 through No Name/Elektra Records. The album, which was mixed by producer James "Jimbo" Barton (METALLICA, RUSH, MARILYN MANSON, STONE SOUR) at Track Records studio in Los Angeles, will contain the following cuts: 01. Suffocate 02. Down ...

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AFTER FOREVER: 'Almost Done' Recording New EP

Dutch gothic/atmospheric doom metal act AFTER FOREVER are "almost finished with recording the main part" of their upcoming mini-CD, according to the band's official web site. The as-yet-untitled effort is being recorded at Excess studios in Rotterdam, Holland with producers Hans Pieters and Dennis Leidelmeijer and is tentatively due in September/October through Transmission Records. AFTER ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Artwork To Be Displayed At English Gallery

Original LED ZEPPELIN album cover artworks from their 20-year career will be displayed at a gallery in Birmingham, England beginning on May 27. Number Nine the Gallery is hosting the second of its "Art of Rock and Roll" exhibitions, and this show will be dedicated solely to the album artwork of the long-defunct British hard ...

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GWAR's URUNGUS Records Guest Appearance For BALLISTIC's Debut

Dave Brockie (a.k.a. Oderus Urungus of GWAR) has laid down a "hellish" vocal spot on a track called "The Dissection" for the forthcoming self-titled debut album from BALLISTIC, due in July through New York-based AR Records in the U.S. and Metal Blade Records in Europe. BALLISTIC, who feature in their ranks former DEUCE / TENSION ...

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CHARON Set Release Date For New Single

Finland's CHARON have set a May 16 release date through Spinefarm Records for their new single, "In Trust Of No One". CHARON have spent the past few months recording their fourth full-length album at BRR Studios in their hometown of Raahe and are currently mixing the effort at Helsinki's Finnvox Studios. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to ...

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