MNEMIC Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE FESTIVAL

Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Roskilde Festival, scheduled to take place July 1-4 in Roskilde, Denmark. Also set to appear are KORN, MESHUGGAH, HATEBREED and ILL NIÑO, among others. More confirmations will be ...

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ICED EARTH To Play For More Than Two Hours On Upcoming Tour?

Someone claiming to be ICED EARTH bassist James MacDonough has posted a message on the ICED EARTH fan message board Iced-Realm.de regarding the band's current rehearsal sessions for their upcoming North American tour. It reads as follows: "When I said I would keep you guys informed — I meant it! Our practice is coming together ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Complete New EP

Finland's CHILDREN OF BODOM have set "Trashed, Lost & Strungout" as the title of their upcoming EP, due this summer through Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded at Astia studio with Anssi Kippo, and it was mixed by Mikko Karmila at Finnvox Studios. "Trashed, Lost & Strungout" will include two new songs, a couple of ...

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LEHAVOTH Part Ways With Singer, Announce Replacement

Israeli "brutal death metal lords" LEHAVOTH have parted ways with vocalist Yuval. "Yuval 'Molech', our singer for the past 9 years and one of the original and founding members of LEHAVOTH, has decided to quit the band," the group write on their web site. "He was an important part of LEHAVOTH for a long. long ...

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OTEP Set Release Date For Sophomore Album

OTEP have set a July 27 release date through Capitol Records for their sophomore album, "House of Secrets". The follow-up to 2002's "Sevas Tra" was produced by Greg Wells, known for his work with a diverse range of artists, including the DEFTONES, MICHELLE BRANCH, and ELTON JOHN. The album — recorded late last year at ...

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Updated: MOTÖRHEAD To Release New Album In June

MOTÖRHEAD have set a June 22 North American release date through Metal-Is Records (subsidiary of Sanctuary) for their as-yet-untitled new album (the previously announced title, "Flash", has now been scrapped, according to the band's webmaster). The cover for the CD is once again being provided by esteemed cover artist Joe Petagno. No further information is ...

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