DEATH BY DAWN Add Second Guitarist

DEATH BY DAWN, the German death metal band featuring legendary vocalist Martin Van Drunen (ex-PESTILENCE, ASPHYX, BOLT THROWER), have announced the addition of second guitarist Ingo "Fusel" Fussangel (ex-SUDDEN DEATH) to the group's ranks. Fussangel made his live debut with the group on October 2 at R17 near Enkhuizen, The Netherlands. DEATH BY DAWN's current ...

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SARGATANAS REIGN Sign with BLOODDAWN, Begin Recording New Album

Swedish death metallers SARGATANAS REIGN have signed a deal with Blooddawn Productions/Regain Records. The band are currently at Endarker studio in Norrköping, Sweden with producer Devo Andersson recording their upcoming full-length CD, tentatively titled "Bloodwork". The group's follow-up to thier 2002 debut, "Euthanasia...Last Resort" (I Hate Records), is slated for release in early 2005. ...

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WHITESNAKE: London Show To Be Filmed For Upcoming DVD

WHITESNAKE's Oct. 20 concert at the Hammersmith Apollo in London, England will be filmed for an upcoming DVD, tentatively due next year. No further information is currently available. In other news, WHITESNAKE were forced to postpone their Glasgow concert to Dec. 2 from the originally announced Oct. 7 after frontman David Coverdale was taken ill. ...

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BRAZEN ABBOT: Live DVD, CD Track Listing Revealed

BRAZEN ABBOT, the brainchild of Bulgarian guitarist Nikolo Kotzev, will release a live CD/DVD package, entitled "A Decade Of Brazen Abbot", on November 22 via Frontiers Records. Following the release of the last BRAZEN ABBOT studio album, the critically acclaimed "Guilty As Sin", the band had for the first time the possibility to be embarked ...

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ILLDISPOSED Break Danish Top 100

ILLDISPOSED's new album, "1-800 Vindication", has entered the Danish album chart at position No. 85. It is the first time a death metal album has reached such a high position on the Danish chart. "1-800 Vindication" was produced by Ziggy and was mixed at Antfarm Studio in Aarhus, Denmark, with producer Tue Madsen. A full-length ...

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GODSMACK Singer: I Want A Republican As President

Launch Radio Networks reports: As the Presidential election looms closer, more and more artists seem to be coming out in support of John Kerry. But don't count GODSMACK singer Sully Erna among those Kerry supporters. Erna differs from many musicians in that he's not in favor of the Democratic candidate for President. Although he's not ...

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IMPERIA: Photos From Video Shoot Posted Online

IMPERIA, the new band fronted by former TRAIL OF TEARS singer Helena Iren Michaelsen, recently shot videos for the tracks "Into Paradise" and "Angelchild". Check out pictures from the video shoot at this location. "Into Paradise" and "Angelchild" come off IMPERIA's debut album, "The Ancient Dance of Qetesh", available now on Ebony Tears. ...

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MOB RULES To Support EUROPE

German melodic metallers MOB RULES will be supporting EUROPE on several dates in Germany and France in October/November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 26 - Flensburg, GER @ Roxy Music Hall Oct. 27 - Hamburg, GER @ Fabrik Oct. 28 - Köln, GER @ Live Music Hall Oct. 29 - Nürnberg, GER @ Löwensaal, ...

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