TIAMAT Film New Video

Sweden's TIAMAT have finished filming the promotional video for their new single "Cain" with Revolver Film Company's (www.revolver.se) award-winning director Patric Ullaeus (DIMMU BORGIR, WITHIN TEMPTATION, PASSENGER). "Cain", due on September 29 through Century Media Records, will contain a radio edit of the album opener, the straight, up-tempo rocker "Love In Chains", and an exclusive ...

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PROJECT: FAILING FLESH Sign European Record Deal

PROJECT: FAILING FLESH, the new group featuring former VOIVOD/current E-FORCE bassist/vocalist Eric Forrest, Kevin 131 (GARDEN OF SHADOWS, TWISTED TOWER DIRE, BRAVE, WHILE HEAVEN WEPT) and Tim Gutierrez (instruments), have signed a European record deal with Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records). The group's debut album, "A Beautiful Sickness", is due for release in Europe ...

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GUANO APES To Release First-Ever Live CD/DVD

Germany's GUANO APES will release their first-ever live CD/DVD on October 20. "Friedel, our designer, is currently poring over the photo archives, choosing the most thrilling live photos together with our photographer Dirk Schelpmeier," guitarist Henning Rümenapp writes on the band's web site. "And — if we know our Friedel at all — the cover ...

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DEEP PURPLE: 'Bananas' To Receive U.S. Release In October

DEEP PURPLE's new album, "Bananas", will receive a U.S. release on October 7 through Sanctuary Records. The CD, which was issued in Europe last month via EMI Records, was recorded in Los Angeles with KID ROCK producer Michael Bradford. In other news, DEEP PURPLE drummer Ian Paice did a drum clinic (workshop) in Sao Paulo, ...

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Former ANGEL WITCH Member Passes Away

Former ANGEL WITCH keyboardist/guitarist Myk Taylor, who appeared on the group's "Resurrection" CD and did a great job of wearing more than one hat on the their 1998 demo, passed away from leukemia on August 21. He was 41 years old. "Myk was a friend, great musician, and brother," the band write on their web ...

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BRUJERIA Explain Show Cancellation

BRUJERIA, the band led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, have issued a statement explaining the cancellation of their previously announced show at Allen's Theatre in Southgate, California on September 27. According to the band, "the city of South Gate as well at it's police department would not allow the BRUJERIA show to go ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT Announce European Tour

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, the band featuring former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his wife Candice Night, have announced the details of their European tour, set to take place in October/November. These will be the only shows for "2003 Ghost of A Rose Acoustic/Electric Tour", according to the band's web site. BLACKMORE'S NIGHT European tour: Oct. ...

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INCANTATION Seek Session Touring Guitarist

INCANTATION are searching for a session touring guitarist with the possibility of becoming a permanent member. The band are looking for "someone with talent, dedication, integrity, and the sincere commitment for the INCANTATION style of death metal. This means NO egos, rockstars, scumbags, backstabbers, ect. So if you think you've got what it takes to ...

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TERRA FIRMA Call It A Day

TERRA FIRMA, the Swedish band headed by UNLEASHED guitarist "Fast" Freddie Eugene and former ST. VITUS/COUNT RAVEN vocalist Lord Chritus, have decided to disband, according to Stoner Rock. Freddie is said to be in the process of launching a new project with TERRA FIRMA drummer Izmo which will reportedly head in a direction similar to ...

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