THE FIFTH SUN Launch New Web Site

Minnesota-based melodic death metallers THE FIFTH SUN have announced the launch of their new web site. Short audio clips from their upcoming second album, "The Hunger to Survive", can be found at the site. Check out the samples: "Nameless" (mp3), "The Hunger to Survive" (mp3). "The Hunger to Survive" ...

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EXMORTEM Rejoined By Drummer RENO KIILERICH

Danish death metallers EXMORTEM have been rejoined by drummer Reno Kiilerich (DIMMU BORGIR, PANZERCHRIST, VILE). Reno "will play for EXMORTEM on our upcoming tours etc. so watch out for that!" the band write in a statement. AS previously reported, EXMORTEM have signed a new deal with Earache Records subsidiary Wicked World. The group's fifth album, ...

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MANIFEST Finish Recording Debut Album

Norwegian noise-thrashers MANIFEST have completed work on their debut album, "Half Past Violence". "Most of the mixing is also done, so there are just some minor details to work on before we can get the album mastered," the band write on their web site. The CD was recorded at Godt Selskap Studio (NECROPHAGIA, THE APPARATUS) ...

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ERED To Enter Studio This Week

Spanish extreme metallers ERED will enter Ax Studios (VIDRES A LA SANG, SYMAWRATH) this week to begin recording their first official studio album, "Born in a Frozen Hell", for an early 2005 release through Necromance Records. The album will be produced and mixed by the band and ASGAROTH guitarist Mr. Ax. The follow-up to the ...

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KILL II THIS Announce Name Change, Post New Music Online

KILL II THIS mainman/guitarist Mark Mynett has posted the following message on the group's web site: "Firstly, an apology for the delay in getting this up, there has been an unbelievable amount of activity and changes being made and it is only now that I can accurately get the relevant details posted… "The album has ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES: Recording Update

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES have posted the following message on their official web site: "Monday was another drum session for the 'Return to Venice' project. As you probably have read in the past, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES has been working on and at its new studio. This has been a major highlight, proud spot and focal point for the ...

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ANTIMATTER Set Title For New Album

Britain's ANTIMATTER, a group made up of current and past members of popular post-metal merchants ANATHEMA, have set "Planetary Confinement" as the title of their third album, tentatively due in February. "The album is acoustic-based, and will have a much more organic feel than 'Saviour' or 'Lights Out', this time featuring natural strings, piano and ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: U.K. Tour Dates Announced

Carling Live has released the dates for VELVET REVOLVER's January U.K. tour. They are as follows: Jan. 14 – Glasgow, UK @ Secc Jan. 15 – Newcastle, UK @ Metro Radio Arena Jan. 16 – Manchester, UK @ Men Arena Jan. 18 – Birmingham, UK @ Nia Arena Jan. 19 - Cardiff, UK @ International ...

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EUROPE To Film 'Hero' Video Today

Reunited Swedish hard rockers EUROPE will be filming a video for "Hero", the second single off their new album, "Start from the Dark", on Thursday (Oct. 21) in Stockholm. In other news, Sweden's TV4.se has uploaded a video clip of EUROPE performing "Superstitious" live in front of 5,000 fans at Cloetta Center in Linköping, Sweden ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD Set Title For New EP

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, will enter Fear And Loathing Studio (co-owned by CLAWFINGER and MESHUGGAH) on October 29 to record a new EP, entitled "Wounded". The CD, which will be recorded and mixed over a three-day period (Oct. 29-31), will contain three brand new songs and the 'Wounded' video. ...

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