BESEECH: 'Drama' Cover Art Posted Online

Swedish "gothic metallers" BESEECH have posted the cover art for their fourth full-length album, "Drama", at this location. The CD, due on January 26 through Napalm Records, will include a special enhanced portion featuring some "great surprises", according to the band. The follow-up to 2002's "Souls Highway" was recorded at Studio Mega and ...

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RAUNCHY Prepare To Release Sophomore Album

Denmark's RAUNCHY have posted the following message on their official web site: "Just an update on what's going on in the RAUNCHY camp. At the moment we're awaiting the release of 'Confusion Bay' (release February 9) and we're pretty damn excited to get some reactions as we're VERY proud of the result. "We're also discussing ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT Go Gold In The Czech Republic

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, the band featuring former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his wife Candice Night, were awarded gold albums in the Czech Republic for the "Fires At Midnight" and "Ghost of A Rose" CDs at a special ceremony held at Cartouche in Prague on October 17. Sir Robert of Normandie and Squire Malcolm also ...

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HELLOWEEN Announce Rescheduled European Dates

German metallers HELLOWEEN have announced the rescheduled European dates that were missed last week in order to allow singer Andi Deris additional time to recover from a chest and throat infection. The rescheduled dates are as follows: Nov. 30 – Krakow, POL @ Wisla Hall (* note new venue) Dec. 09 – Copenhagen, DEN @ ...

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MACABRE Announce Touring Plans

Chicago's MACABRE and in the process of lining up U.S. dates with DIABOLIC in December and European dates with CEPHALIC CARNAGE in January/February. An as-yet-undetermined third act will be added to both tours. MACABRE will be touring in support of their latest release, "Murder Metal", which can be previewed here. ...

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AFTER FOREVER Set Release Date For New EP

Dutch gothic/atmospheric doom metal act AFTER FOREVER have set November 13 as the release date through Transmission Records for their forthcoming mini-CD, entitled "Exordium". The EP, which contains four originals and two covers, was recorded at Excess studios in Rotterdam, Holland with producers Hans Pieters and Dennis Leidelmeijer. In addition, the group — who recently ...

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