HEAVENLY Prepare To Enter Studio

France's HEAVENLY will enter the studio on Feb. 2 to begin recording their third album for a September release through Sanctuary/Noise Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Sign Of The Winner", which is being described by the band as "more heavy metal and more symphonic" than the group's previous efforts, will be tracked at Ferdy Doernberg's ...

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THE QUILL Commence Work On Fourth CD

Sweden's THE QUILL have commenced the recording sessions for their fourth full-length album at Slaughterhouse Studio in Halmstad, Sweden for a tentative late spring/early summer release through SPV/Steamhammer Records. Among the tracks set to be included on the as-yet-untitled effort are the following: 01. Because I'm God 02. Nothing Ever Changes 03. Hammerhead 04. American ...

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LOVE/HATE Line Up U.K. Dates

Reunited Los Angeles rockers LOVE/HATE, who feature in their ranks current RATT frontman Jizzy Pearl, have lined a U.K. tour in April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 16 - The Underworld - London, UK Apr. 17 - Krazyhouse - Liverpool, UK Apr. 18 - Bradford Rios - Bradford, UK Apr. 19 - Rock City ...

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TIAMAT, LACUNA COIL Team Up For Greek Tour

Sweden's TIAMAT and Italy's LACUNA COIL will team up for a two-date Greek tour in late February/early March. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 28 – Athens, GRE @ TBA Mar. 01 – Thessaloniki, GRE @ TBA In other news, TIAMAT will play a special show in Tel-Aviv, Israel in late April to celebrate the ...

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SINISTER Announce Mexican Date

Dutch female-fronted death metallers SINISTER have announced a show at Circo Volador in Mexico City, Mexico on March 22. SINISTER entered Excess studio in Rotterdam, Holland on Jan. 21 to begin recording their new album, "Savage or Grace?" , for a May 12 release through Nuclear Blast Records. Among the cuts set to appear on ...

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GOTTHARD, KINGDOM COME To Team Up For European Tour

GOTTHARD and KINGDOM COME will team up for a European tour in the spring. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 27 - Wien, AUT @ Planet Music Mar. 28 - Linz, AUT @ Posthof Mar. 29 - Ehrwald, AUT @ Musikcafé Mar. 30 - Feldkirch, AUT @ Montforthaus Apr. 02 - Salzburg, AUT @ Rockhouse ...

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SLAVES ON DOPE Set Release Date For 'Metafour'

Montreal's SLAVES ON DOPE have set a May 6 release date through Bieler Bros./ MCA Records for their sophomore album, "Metafour". The follow-up to 2000's "Inches From The Mainline" was recorded in Boca Raton, Florida with producer Jason Slater (SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY, EARSHOT). ...

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COLD: New Songs Posted Online

COLD have posted two brand new tracks in streaming audio at these locations: 01. Suffocate 02. Stupid Girl Both tracks come off the band's upcoming album, "Year Of The Spider", due in late spring/early summer through Geffen Records. "Year Of The Spider" was recorded in part at Bay 7 Studios in ...

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