TRIVIUM To Enter Studio Next Week

Orlando, Florida's TRIVIUM will be entering Tampa's Morrisound studios on September 13 with producer Jason Suecof (CAPHARNAUM, CROTCHDUSTER) to begin recording their sophomore album, "Ascendancy". Jason will track drums at Morrisound before completing the recordings at the Audiohammer facility. "Once we complete the work with Jason, we will head over to the U.K. to work ...

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THE OLD DEAD TREE Announce New Drummer

French gothic metallers THE OLD DEAD TREE have announced the addition of drummer Foued Moukid (ex-HORRESCO REFERENS) to the group's ranks. Moukid joins the band as the replacement for Franck Métayer, who left the group back in February. THE OLD DEAD TREE's original drummer, Frédéric Guillemot, committed suicide in 1999, shortly after the release of ...

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SLAYER's 'Still Reigning' DVD To Surface On October 26

The release date of SLAYER's upcoming DVD, "Reign in Blood Live: Still Reigning", has been pushed back to October 26. The disc will feature, for the first time ever, the original SLAYER lineup — Tom Araya (vocals, bass), guitarists Kerry King and Jeff Hanneman, and drummer Dave Lombardo, who permanently rejoined the band in 2003 ...

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KISS To Kick Off CHEVY ROCK N' ROLL WEEKEND

WhoWon.com reports: Kevin Harvick, Inc.'s No. 6 Chevrolet Silverado will don the special paint scheme of America's legendary rock band KISS in Thursday night's (Sept. 9) running of the Kroger 200 at Richmond International Raceway. Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 6 GM Goodwrench truck for KHI, will be the first of three ...

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AEROSMITH Singer Says He Is Not A BUSH Supporter

The Boston Globe reports: "You really can't believe everything you read. Last week, on the eve of the Republican National Convention, the conservative Washington Times reported President Bush has a long list of celebrity supporters, including singer Steven Tyler. Huh? Since when was AEROSMITH interested in politics? The band's L.A.-based publicist, Mitch Schneider, called to ...

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NAPALM DEATH To Record Third CD Of Cover Songs

NAPALM DEATH frontman Mark "Barney" Greenway recently spoke to Denmark's Antenna webzine about the group's new CD, "Leaders Not Followers: Part II", and the band's plans to record yet another album with cover songs. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Antenna: How do you pick which songs to be covered? Barney Greenway: "I ...

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VOX TEMPUS To Release Debut Album This Month

Progressive rock/metal band VOX TEMPUS have inked a deal with Progman Records for the U.S release of their debut album, "In the Eye of Time". The CD will be available exclusively at this month's ProgPower Festival in Atlanta (where the band is also featured on the festival CD sampler), followed by a formal U.S. release ...

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ZEENON Sign With RETRIBUTE RECORDS

Norwegian death metallers ZEENON have inked a deal with the U.K.'s Retribute Records. The band, who recently completed a mini-tour with Polish death metallers VADER, will be going into the studio later in the year to begin recoding their full-length debut, tentatively due in early 2005. ZEENON is: Linn Pedersen - Vocals Linda Aurland - ...

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