SAURON To Enter Studio In April

Dutch black metallers SAURON will enter Double Noise Studio in April to begin recording their second full-length album, tentatively due in late 2004 through Neurotic Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Universe Of Filth", which saw light of day through Dark Horizon Records, will be "more mature, more diverse and most of all more angry" than ...

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SOLITUDE AETURNUS Confirmed For CLASSIC METAL FEST 4

Long-running Arlington, Texas-based doom metallers SOLITUDE AETURNUS have been confirmed for the Classic Metal Fest 4, set to be held May 13-15 at JJ Kelley's in Bernice Lansing, Illinois. The following is a list of the artists currently scheduled to appear at the event: SOLITUDE AETURNUS HIRAX RAFF DECEASED ATTACKER WRETCH IMPALER DESTRUCTOR PREMONITION TYRANT'S ...

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TESLA Guitarist Working On Solo Project

TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon is currently working on a record with his band KALEIDOSCOPE. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Cars on Mars" and "1985", the latter of which is being described as "a tribute to '80s rock." Before the TESLA tour starts up in March, Frank will be playing a couple of ...

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JIMMY PAGE 'Signature' Model Les Paul Unveiled

The Gibson Custom Shop will be introducing eight new models at this year's winter NAMM show, including the long-awaited Jimmy Page Signature Les Paul. With specs culled from in-depth research on Jimmy's original #1 Les Paul and featuring an aged finish by Tom Murphy, the Custom Shop replica of Jimmy's legendary instrument will initially be ...

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CROWPATH Sign With WILLOWTIP RECORDS

Sweden's CROWPATH have signed to Pittsburgh, Pa.-based metal label Willowtip Records. Their full-length debut, "Red on Chrome", will be released on April 20 and will be available through the Lumberjack Label Group. The 13-track, 30 minute CD was recorded by Fredrik Reinedahl (IN FLAMES, BURST) at Phlat Planet Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden. CROWPATH are scheduled ...

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WITHERING SURFACE: New Album Details Revealed

Danish metallers WITHERING SURFACE have completed work on their fourth album, "Force The Pace", with producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, MNEMIC, RAUNCHY) at Antfarm Studio in Aarhus, Denmark. A late spring release through an as-yet-undetermined label is expected. "Force The Pace" track listing (in no particular order): 01. Gears 02. Inhale The Hyperpulse 03. State ...

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ILL NINO Film New Video

ILL NINO shot a video for the track "This Time's For Real" on Tuesday (Jan. 13) in Spanish Harlem in New York City. Directing the proceedings was Zack Merck, who has previously worked with NEVERMORE and CONVERGE, among others. The clip should be competed by the second week of February. ...

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