INFERNAL MAJESTY, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD To Open For SATYRICON

Veteran Canadian thrashers INFERNAL MAJESTY and traditional metallers 3 INCHES OF BLOOD have been confirmed as the opening acts on SATYRICON's upcoming headlining U.S. tour, tentatively scheduled to kick off December 2 in San Francisco, CA. Sitting behind the kit for SATYRICON for the duration of the trek will be SLIPKNOT's Joey Jordison, who will ...

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STARRATS: Studio Update

Danish rockers STARRATS are in the process of recording guitars for their second album, tentatively titled "Salami Monkey Ape". The music and production will reportedly follow a "heavier and more aggresive" direction than was the case on the group's debut CD, "Broken Halo" (released this fall via Adrenaline Records in Europe and Perris Records in ...

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DISSECTION: Stockholm Show Filmed For Upcoming DVD

Reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION filmed their headlining performance in Stockholm on Saturday (Oct. 30) for an upcoming DVD, tentatively due next year. The as-yet-untitled disc will also feature a band documentary. In other news, DISSECTION mainman Jon Nödtveidt (vocals and guitar) told Finland's Sonera Plaza that the group's next full-length effort will surface in ...

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SAMAEL: New Album To Receive U.S. Release In Early 2005

Switzerland's SAMAEL will release their new album, "Reign of Light", in early 2005 in North America through Galactical/Nuclear Blast Records. The CD, which was issued in Europe last month, was mixed at two different studios in Switzerland and was co-produced by Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., LACUNA COIL, TIAMAT), who has worked with the group on ...

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UNDER EDEN Sign With BLACK LOTUS RECORDS

Minnesota deathrash metalcore act UNDER EDEN have inked a deal with Greece's Black Lotus Records. The band, who received rave reviews for their 2003 demo, "Songs from the Savage Circle", will enter the studio before the end of the year to record their full-length debut. An early 2005 release is expected. More information is available ...

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NIGHTWISH: New Single To Include MEGADETH Cover

Finland's NIGHTWISH have selected "Kuolema Tekee Taiteilijan" as the next single off their mega-successful "Once" album. The single will be released in Finland on November 24. In addition to the title cut, the CD will include "Creek Mary's Blood" (orchestral/instrumental score) and a cover of MEGADETH's "Symphony of Destruction", recorded live at Nosturi in Helsinki ...

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RAMMSTEIN: New Single Details Revealed

RAMMSTEIN fan site Herzeleid.com is reporting that the third single from the group's latest album, "Reise, Reise" will be "Ohne Dich". Once again, the single will not include any b-sides, but this time it comes close. As "Ohne Dich" was originally intended for 2001's "Mutter", it was also recorded during the "Mutter" sessions. ...

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