STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Finalize Track Listing For 'Alien'

Maniacal Canadian extremists STRAPPING YOUNG LAD have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Alien", tentatively due on March 22, 2005 via Century Media Records. The follow-up to the group's critically acclaimed 2002 release, "SYL", was recorded at the Armoury and Greenhouse Studios (both in Vancouver) as well as in SYL mainman Devin Townsend's ...

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EVEREVE Part Ways With Guitarist, Prepare To Record New Album

German gothic metallers EVEREVE have posted the following update at their official web site: "It's time to get serious, as we've already announced to you a while ago. Production kick-off for the new album, entitled 'Tried & Failed', will be in January at the Gerassi Park Studio under the wings of longtime producer Gerhard Magin ...

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BELPHEGOR Set Release Date For 'The Goatreich – Fleshcult'

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have set a February 21, 2005 European release date through Napalm Records for their fifth full-length album, "The Goatreich - Fleshcult". The follow-up to last year's "Lucifer Incestus" was recorded at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany and will be available in the following formats: the regular CD, LP (limited to ...

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SEPULTURA To Perform 'Orgasmatron' With MOTÖRHEAD

SEPULTURA will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their first show (which took place on December 4,1984 in their former hometown of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil) by performing the MOTÖRHEAD track "Orgasmatron" with Lemmy and the rest of the gang at their scheduled joint appearance in Magdeburg, Germany Saturday night (Dec. 4). As previously reported, ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer Falls Ill, Band Postpone Sao Paulo Concert

NIGHTWISH were forced to postpone by one day their scheduled performance in Sao Paulo, Brazil after singer Tarja Turunen was taken ill. The concert will now take place on Sunday, December 5. NIGHTWISH will be teaming up with ANGRA for a Japanese tour next March. A U.K. tour will take place in February. A North ...

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MANES Confirmed For Norway's QUART Festival

MANES, the Norwegian band featuring members of THIRD AND THE MORTAL, ATROX and CHTON, are among the first bands booked for the 2005 edition of the Quart festival, set to be held July 5-9 in Kristiansand, Norway. Other groups confirmed to appear at the festival include FOO FIGHTERS and GREEN DAY. MANES have already played ...

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