BAL-SAGOTH Working On 'Very Dark' New Album

BAL-SAGOTH are entering the "most intensive phase" of the songwriting process for their sixth album, according to an update posted on the web site of the band's record company, Nuclear Blast Records. "The band plan to complete the writing by mid to late summer, and then the preliminary recording process will begin once everything is ...

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TNT: New Song Clip Posted Online

An MP3 clip of a brand new TNT track, titled "Satellite", has been posted online at this location. "Satellite" comes off the group's forthcoming EP, "Give Me A Sign", due on June 2 through MTM Records. The CD, which will be released in Japan under the originally announced title "Taste", features five new ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS: Swedish Dates Cancelled!

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, the band featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, have been forced to cancel their previously announced Swedish dates "due to reasons beyond our control," according to the group's official web site. "We are looking to reschedule Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmo at a later date — we ...

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LABYRINTH Sign With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Italian power metallers LABYRINTH have inked a deal with Century Media Records. The group will issue their fourth full-length album, simply titled "Labyrinth", on June 30. "Labyrinth", which features artwork by Travis Smith (NEVERMORE, OPETH, JAG PANZER, etc.), was recorded by Giovanni Spinotti and William Novati at Noise Factory Studio in Milano, Italy and mastered ...

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Former SACRED REICH Guitarist Resurfaces In THE HUMAN CONDITION

Former SACRED REICH guitarist Wiley Arnett has teamed up with the multifaceted singer and lyricist Patrick Flannery, frontman of the notorious shock metal band ST. MADNESS (Nasty Prick Records), in a new project called THE HUMAN CONDITION. The band, which is rounded out by Scott Twitty (BLUDGEON) and newcomer Brian Webb, recently issued their debut ...

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SUSPERIA To Tour Mexico In June

Norway's SUSPERIA have lined up a three-date Mexican tour during June 20-22. The band, who split with Nuclear Blast Records late last year, have "been busy dealing contracts and polishing the new album due out sometime this year!" according to their official web site. "And we have been working in several studios on the pre-production ...

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TESTAMENT: A Tale Of Three Drummers

TESTAMENT will be utilizing the services of regular drummer Jon Allen (SADUS) for the first two dates of their The 2003 Metal Gods North American tour at the House of Blues in Chicago, Illinois on April 25 and at The Agora in Cleveland, Ohio on April 26. Starting on May 2 at B.B. King's in ...

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