WATCHTOWER Begin Recording New Album

WATCHTOWER guitarist Ron Jarzombek has posted the following update on the recording sessions for the group's long-awaited new album, tentatively titled "Mathematics". "During the past several months, WATCHTOWER has been tweaking the music and finishing up lyrics for the next CD. Last weekend, Rick [Colaluca, drums] went into Melody Ranch studios here in San Antonio, ...

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DARKANE: Video Of Drum-Recording Session Posted Online

A video of DARKANE's Peter Wildoer laying down the drum tracks for the group's new album in early November has been posted online at guitarist Christofer Malmström's official web site (0.98 MB, Windows Media). DARKANE's follow-up to 2002's "Expanding Senses" is tentatively scheduled for release in May 2005 through Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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KORPIKLAANI: 'Hunting Song' Video Posted Online

KORPIKLAANI's video for the track "Hunting Song" has been posted online at this location (4.85 MB, Windows Media). "Hunting Song" comes off the Finnish folk metallers' second album under their current moniker (the group released two albums as SHAMAN), "Voice of Wilderness", due on January 24, 2005 via Napalm Records. According to a ...

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NIGHTRAGE Set Title, Track Listing For New Album

NIGHTRAGE, the Swedish melodic death metal band featuring singer Tomas Lindberg (THE GREAT DECEIVER, LOCKUP, DISFEAR, ex-AT THE GATES, THE CROWN), and guitarists Marios Iliopoulos (EXHUMATION) and Gus G. (DREAM EVIL, MYSTIC PROPHECY, FIREWIND), have set "Descent Into Chaos" as the title of their sophomore album, due in January 2005 via Century Media Records. The ...

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Producer NEIL KERNON Offers Update On Recent And Upcoming Projects

Acclaimed metal producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, QUEENSRŸCHE, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEICIDE) has posted the following update on the Perpetual Motion message board: "I've been really busy of late, getting stuck into work after moving for the second time in 6 months. After fighting my way through walls of boxes and home remodelling, I'm now finally back ...

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HOWLING SYN Part Ways With Guitarist, Seek Replacement

Canadian gothic metallers HOWLING SYN have parted ways with guitarist Gilbert Riendeau due to musical differences. "HOWLING SYN will continue its evolution and is presently looking for guitarists/bassists to complete the pack," the band write in a statement. "So we encourage all interested musicians (male or female — it would be nice to have another ...

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