SHADOW GALLERY Guitarist Records Guest Appearance For SHADRANE Project

SHADOW GALLERY guitarist Gary Wehrkamp has completed his contributions to the upcoming heavy progressive-rock project SHADRANE. The epic concept album will be titled "Neurastasia", and will feature Gary on four tracks. Wehrkamp recorded his guitar and synthesizer solos for the effort in February/early March of 2004 at the Ninth Street Studios. Other musicians appearing on ...

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LIFE OF AGONY: New Song Posted Online

LIFE OF AGONY have uploaded a short clip of a new song, entitled "Justified" at their official web site. "Justified" is one of four tracks the band recently recorded for inclusion on their first album of new material since 1997's "Soul Searching Sun", tentatively due late 2004/early 2005 through an as-yet-undetermined label. Other ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: European Tour Dates Announced

VELVET REVOLVER have lined up the following European dates during August/September: Aug. 08 - Skanderborg Smukfest - Skanderborg, DEN Aug. 10 - Kulttuuritalo - Helsinki, FIN Aug. 12 - Annexet - Stockholm, SWE Aug. 13 - Øyafestivalen - Oslo, NOR Aug. 13-15 - Highfield Festival - Hohenfelden, GER Aug. 17 - Columbiahalle - Berlin, GER ...

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IN BATTLE Finalize Track Listing For 'Welcome To The Battlefield'

Sundsvall, Sweden-based death metallers IN BATTLE have finalized the track listing for their third full-length album, "Welcome to the Battlefield", due on September 20 through Cold/Metal Blade Records. The recording of the new album started at Courthouse Studio in Östersund, Sweden, where the drums were recorded on February 2-3. The guitars and bass were recorded ...

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FOR MY PAIN…: New Song Clip Posted Online

FOR MY PAIN…, the Finnish "gothic metal" band featuring Tuomas Holopainen (NIGHTWISH) on keyboards, Altti Veteläinen (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on bass, Lauri Tuohimaa (EMBRAZE) on guitar, Olli-Pekka Törrö (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on guitar, Juha Kylmänen (REFLEXION) on vocals, and Petri Sankala (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on drums, have uploaded a short MP3 sample ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE To Enter Studio In September

Denver, Colorado's CEPHALIC CARNAGE will enter the studio in September with producer Dave Otero (SERBERUS) to begin recording the follow-up to 2002's "Lucid Interval", tentatively due in early 2005. "We have been experimenting with styles of music that we were never really comfortable with before, and that has given us a lot more freedom," guitarist ...

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