NIGHTWISH To Issue Second DVD

Finland's NIGHTWISH will be issuing a second DVD sometime next year consisting of 12-14 tracks of music, including promo videos and various self-recorded live tracks, and about 60 minutes of behind-the-scenes material, according to the band's official web site. No further information is available at this time. ...

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PAPA ROACH Bassist Ties The Knot

PAPA ROACH bassist Tobin Esperance and his longtime girlfriend got married in the Northern California coastal town of Carmel last week. PAPA ROACH has just kicked off a round of overseas dates in support of its latest album, Lovehatetragedy, in Osaka, Japan. The group will also perform in Europe and the U.K. over the next ...

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DEEDS: New Music Posted Online

Britain's DEEDS (formerly DIRTY DEEDS) have posted three cuts from their latest CD, Blown, via the group's official web site at this location. Blown was produced by IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris and is DEEDS' third full-length album — the group's first since acquiring guitarist Richie Faulkner as a replacement for Barry Fitzgibbon. ...

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THE GATHERING Shift EP Units, Plan Full-Length Album In January

Holland's THE GATHERING have reportedly shipped over 11,500 copies of their Black Light District EP since its Internet release on June 24th. The CD is being distributed through Suburban/Bertus for the Benelux territory and through Season of Mist for the French territory. In other news, THE GATHERING have completed work on a new full-length album ...

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CLAWFINGER Finish Recording Drums For New Album

Swedish rap-metallers CLAWFINGER have finished tracking the drums for their fifth full-length CD at Stockholm's Polar Studios and will spend the next few weeks completing the recordings with a view towards releasing the as-yet-untitled effort in early 2003, according to the latest online posting from frontman Zak Tell. "We have been writing and recording demo ...

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ONE MINUTE SILENCE To Issue EP, Embark On UK Tour

Britain's ONE MINUTE SILENCE have spent the past few months in a Cornwall studio with producers John Leckie (PINK FLOYD, MUSE, JOHN LENNON) and John Cornfield (MUSE, FEEDER) working on their third album for a May 2003 release. The as-yet-untitled effort — the group's first for Taste Media, a joint venture between Dennis Smith at ...

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