EVERGREY Begin Work On New Album

Swedish progressive dark metallers EVERGREY are back in the studio working on songs for their fifth CD, tentatively titled "The Inner Circle". The new album will be produced by singer Tom Englund and guitarist Henrik Danhage and engineered by Arnold Lindberg. A spring release through Inside Out Music is expected. In the meantime look for ...

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Report: Civil War History Set To Heavy Metal

Christina Kauffman of York Sunday News reports that for those who like to serve their Civil War history with a dose of heavy metal music, Indiana-based ICED EARTH has released "The Glorious Burden", a 12-track compact disc that highlights historic moments using an electric guitar. A self-proclaimed history buff from an early age, ICED EARTH ...

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IN FLAMES: Swedish Dates Announced

Sweden's IN FLAMES have lined up the following gigs during the coming weeks: Feb. 13 - Jönköping, SWE - Popstad 2004 Apr. 16 - Göteborg, SWE - Lisebergshallen Apr. 18 - Stockholm, SWE – Arenan IN FLAMES will release their new album, "Soundtrack To Your Escape", on March 29. The follow-up to 2002's "Reroute To ...

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UFO: New Album Samples Available For Download

UFO fan site Strangers In The Night has posted MP3 clips of all 12 tracks that are set to appear on the new UFO album, "You Are Here", due in Europe on February 16 through SPV Records (March in the U.S.). Check them out here. The group's first effort to feature new guitarist ...

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New SLIPKNOT Track To Be Included In Upcoming Videogame

A brand new SLIPKNOT track, entitled "Don't Get Close", will be featured in an upcoming Activision videogame, tentatively due in April. A slightly reworked version of the song is expected to appear on the band's much-anticipated follow-up to 2001's "Iowa", due this summer through Roadrunner Records. SLIPKNOT is one of several metal bands featured on ...

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KITTIE: New Music Posted Online

Canadian metal band KITTIE have decided to release two brand new songclips from their latest demo to give everyone a chance to sample some of their new material before it is recorded and released. Check it out (note: the titles attached to the songclips appear to have been mixed up): 01. Until the End (

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SCORPIONS In The Studio: Video Available

Veteran German hard rockers SCORPIONS have posted a five-minute video clip of the band in the studio recording their new album, tentatively due in the spring. Check it out here (Real One player required). As previously reported, SCORPIONS — who recently announced the addition of Polish bassist Pawel Maciwoda (SECTION 31, URBANATOR) to ...

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NIKKI SIXX: On A Mission To Write A Double Album

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message on B.O.D.'s official web site: "Nothing much to update except we're on a mission from hell to write a double album. If it happens, fine..if not... Well, we're gonna have a fuckload of music to choose from for the next album. Of course, ...

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