SUSPERIA: Hard At Work On New Album

SUSPERIA, the Oslo, Norway-based extreme metal band featuring vocalist Athera, bassist Memnock, drummer Tjodalv (DIMMU BORGIR) along with guitarists Elvorn and Cyrus, are in the final stages of recording their forthcoming album, "Unlimited" —the band's first for their new label, Tabu Recordings (a division of Norway's Tuba Records). Most of the album is being recorded ...

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NINE INCH NAILS Name New Album?

NINE INCH NAILS are rumored to have set "Bleedthrough" as the title for their forthcoming album, tentatively due in early 2004 through Nothing/Interscope Records. The follow-up to 1999's "The Fragile" will reportedly feature a more "stripped down and raw" direction than that on its predecessor and will include co-production contributions from Rick Rubin (SYSTEM OF ...

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THY PRIMORDIAL: New Album Delayed

Swedish mythological black metallers THY PRIMORDIAL have pushed back the release date of their sixth album, "Pestilence Upon Mankind", to March 8, 2004 through Blackend Records. According to a posting on the group's web site, the new CD is "faster, heavier, more complex and sounds better then our previous albums." "Pestilence Upon Mankind" was recorded ...

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SAVATAGE Guitarist Signs Solo Record Deal

SAVATAGE/TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA guitarist Chris Caffery has signed a deal with Greece's Black Lotus Records for the release of his debut solo album. The CD, tentatively titled "Faces", will feature many guest musicians and will be released worldwide in September 2004. The following is Caffery's official statement on the matter: "I am proud to announce that ...

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UNLEASHED To Enter Studio In January

Swedish death metal legends UNLEASHED have posted the following message on their official web site: "Warriors! "There has been some time since the band was out on the battlefield... but make no mistake! We haven't been drinking beer (only) all this time. "We are currently completing the brand new album and hopefully we can hit ...

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STRATOVARIUS Leader: 'Three Bandmembers Have To Leave'

STRATOVARIUS guitarist Timo Tolkki has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "I am in the process of talking seriously with each bandmember about the future of STRATOVARIUS. "There are lots of rumours circling around and this statement is issued to clear some of those. "The band is in a severe crisis ...

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KORN To Play 'Secret' New York City Show

KORN are strongly rumored to be playing a special show at the legendary CBGB & Omfug club (web site) in New York City this Monday night (November 24). The 350-capacity CBGB is located at 315 Bowery between 1st and 2nd Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. No further information is available ...

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