SAURON Sign With NEUROTIC RECORDS

Dutch black metallers SAURON have signed with Neurotic Records for the release of their as-yet-untitled sophomore full-length album, tentatively due in late 2004. The band have written around seven new tracks so far for the follow-up to their debut, "Universe Of Filth", which saw light of day through Dark Horizon Records. According to the group, ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: Vocal Tracks To Be Completed This Week

VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland (ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS) will complete the vocal tracks for the band's much-anticipated debut album on Tuesday (December 2), after which the group will begin mixing the effort with Andy Wallace (NIRVANA, KORN, LIMP BIZKIT, SEPULTURA, SLAYER) for a tentative March 2004 release through RCA Records. VELVET REVOLVER's debut CD is ...

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SEETHER Singer On EVANESCENCE's AMY LEE: 'We Are Together'

SEETHER singer and guitarist Shaun Morgan recently strolled down the red carpet at the American Music Awards with his girlfriend, EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee, in full view of the media. Morgan told Launch why they took that stroll. "It was intended to lay some rumors to rest that involved Amy and I, 'cause we've been ...

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TIAGA: More Music Posted Online

TIAGA, the new Finnish goth-metal band featuring ex-TO/DIE/FOR singer Jape Perätalo, ex-TO/DIE/FOR guitarist Juppe "J.P." Sutela, ex-NEW DAWN FOUNDATION drummer/ex-TO/DIE/FOR drum tech Santtu Lonka, current TO/DIE/FOR guitarist Mika "Alli" Ahtiainen, and ex-H.I.M./NEW DAWN FOUNDATION keyboardist Juska Salminen, have now posted their entire three-song demo online in MP3 format. The tracks available for download are as ...

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STAMPIN' GROUND/NORTH SIDE KINGS Split CD Out Now

Thorp Records (www.thorprecords.com) has released a split CD titled "Allied Forces" featuring England's STAMPIN' GROUND and Arizona's NORTH SIDE KINGS. The CD, which contains nothing but cover versions, includes songs originally recorded by such bands as SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, D.R.I., VIO-LENCE, CRO-MAGS, S.O.D., AGNOSTIC FRONT, JUDGE, and more. Also included is a previously unreleased ...

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KONKHRA: Copenhagen Show Announced

Danish extreme metallers KONKHRA have announced a show in Copenhagen on December 6. Also set to appear are KINK and CORPUS MORTALE. Tickets are available via Billetnet and are priced at 90 DKK. KONKHRA's latest CD, "Reality Check", was released in May through Code666 Records. The album was recorded at KONKHRA frontman Anders Lundemark's own ...

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METALLICA: 'The Unnamed Feeling' Single Details Revealed

HMV.co.uk have posted the details of the U.K. CD single release for METALLICA's "The Unnamed Feeling". Due for release on January 12, 2004, the CD will contain six live tracks recorded in Paris, France on June 11, 2003 and the video for the title cut. The track listing is as follows: 01. The Unnamed Feeling ...

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