MASSEMORD Leader Breaks Arm, Recording Sessions Halted

Warmachine, leader of the Norwegian black metal band MASSEMORD, broke his arm in a car crash last week en route to a recording studio. As a result, the recording sessions for the group's fourth CD, "The Pagan Opera - Part One", have been halted for a month. "The Pagan Opera - Part One" is the ...

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SINGLE BULLET THEORY Set Release Date For New CD

Philadelphia-based SINGLE BULLET THEORY have completed work on their second album, entitled "Behind Eyes of Hatred", with producer James Murphy (TESTAMENT, DEATH, DISINCARNATE) at Angry Chair Recordings in Glenside, PA. The album was mixed at Safe House studios just outside Tampa, Florida. This release is "a marked progression for the SINGLE BULLET THEORY sound, ranging ...

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DUNGEON: New Album Nearing Completion

Australian melodic power metal band DUNGEON have almost completed recording the follow-up to 2003's, "A Rise To Power". Titled "One Step Beyond", the new album will be the band's second for the German label LMP. DUNGEON will be supporting EDGUY on their Australian tour beginning in late June. Filling in on drums and bass for ...

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DRAGONLAND Members Launch Death Metal Side-Project

DRAGONLAND members Olof Morck (guitar) and Nicklas Magnusson (guitar) have reformed their old death metal band RAPTURE under the name THE RETURNING. The group, who will be reworking some of their old material, will begin writing new songs following the completion of the new DRAGONLAND album, "Starfall". THE RETURNING, whose current lineup is rounded out ...

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CARDINAL Part Ways With Drummer, Seek Replacement

CARDINAL, the Dutch death metal band featuring members of UNLORD, CONSOLATION and NECROLOGY, are looking for a replacement for drummer Toep, who has decided to leave the group in order to concentrate on his other band, PUTREFIED. All applicants should "not only able to blast at high speed, but ...also add a little bit more ...

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AFTER DEATH: Former MORBID ANGEL Singer Recording New Material

AFTER DEATH, the Tampa-based band featuring former MORBID ANGEL, NOCTURNUS and ACHERON drummer/vocalist Mike Browning, have finished recording three new songs at Erik Rutan's (HATE ETERNAL) Mana Recording studio with Erik producing and engineering. The mixing sessions are scheduled to take place this Friday (June 11). Formed in 1999 under the name NOCTURNUS A.D., AFTER ...

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MASTODON To Tour With FEAR FACTORY, SWORN ENEMY

Relapse Records recording artists MASTODON have announced their first tour of 2004 in support of their highly anticipated new album, "Leviathan". MASTODON will team up with FEAR FACTORY for a month-long trek beginning July 26 in Towson, MD. The tour is scheduled to conclude August 22 in Las Vegas, NV with additional dates pending. MASTODON ...

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ZOMBI Sign With RELAPSE RECORDS

Pittsburgh, PA multi-instrumental duo ZOMBI have signed to Relapse Records. The progressive group will release their new full-length CD, "Cosmos", in August. ZOMBI (bassist/multi-instrumentalist Steve Moore and drummer/multi-instrumentalist A.E. Paterra) create boundless, leering soundscapes inspired by filmmakers such as Dario Argento and Lucio Fulci and the musical scores of John Carpenter and GOBLIN. The duo ...

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