IMPELLITTERI: Our New Record 'Will Make Your Mouths Drop'

IMPELLITTERI mainman Chris Impellitteri has posted the following message to the group's official web site: "Our new album is done. The title is 'Pedal To The Metal'. "This record will make your mouths drop!!!! It is by far the best music and recording we have done so far. It is heavy, classical, modern, technical, and ...

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H.I.M. Condemn Balcony Diving

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. have issued an official statement about the balcony divers at their London Astoria show on Friday, December 19. "During the gig, longtime fan of the band Bam Margera [of 'Jackass' fame], who was watching the band from the side balcony at The Astoria was encouraged by the crowd to take a controlled ...

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ATTACKER: New Music Available For Download

Reunited New Jersey metal legends ATTACKER have posted two MP3s from their forthcoming album, "Soul Taker", to be released on Iron Glory Records on January 26, 2004. The two songs "Sleepy Hollow" and "Tortured Existence", can be downloaded at this location. ATTACKER's return performance at Maxwell's in Hoboken, NJ on December 13, 2003 ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Sign With ROADRUNNER RECORDS!

British extreme metal outfit CRADLE OF FILTH have signed a deal with Roadrunner Records. The band, second-stage headliners of this year's Ozzfest and recently on tour in America supported by TYPE O NEGATIVE and MOONSPELL, are delighted by the recent turn of events. Dani Filth, the group's often outspoken vocalist had this to say about ...

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AYREON: More Guest Musicians Announced

AYREON, the brainchild of Dutch guitarist Arjen Lucassen (ex-BODINE, VENGEANCE), have invited the following guest instrumentalists to contribute to the group's new album, "The Human Equation", due in May 2004 through an as-yet-undetermined label: Oliver Wakeman on keyboards: "Arjen has played guitar on some of Oliver's work, and they've been good friends ever since," reads ...

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COLLAPSING LUNGS To Reunite For One-Off Concert

South Florida rap/metal legends COLLAPSING LUNGS will reunite for a one-night-only engagement at the Culture Room in Ft. Lauderdale on Friday, December 26. Long before KORN, LIMP BIZKIT and LINKIN PARK made it big, the members of South Florida's own COLLAPSING LUNGS were making music history by combining metal, industrial, hard core and hip hop ...

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VISION DIVINE To Release New Album In April

Italian melodic power metallers VISION DIVINE will release their third album, entitled "Stream Of Consciousness", in April 2004 through Scarlet Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Send Me An Angel" will feature an important change in the group's lineup. Former singer Fabio Lione (RHAPSODY, LABYRINTH) will be replaced by Michele Luppi, "an amazing talented voice that ...

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BRUJERIA: Live Appearances Announced

BRUJERIA, the extreme metal project led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares (a.k.a. El Asesino), have announced several live appearances in early 2004. The group, whose current lineup is completed by vocalist El Brujo, NAPALM DEATH bassist Shane Embury (a.k.a. Hongo), and drummer Nick Barker (a.k.a. Hong Jr., DIMMU BORGIR, ex-CRADLE OF FILTH), will ...

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