BERNIE MARSDEN To Launch New Solo Project In The Fall

Former WHITESNAKE and current M3 guitarist Bernie Marsden has posted the following message on his official web site: "This year has been interesting to say the least. The new [Bernie Marsden] solo project is ready for release in the autumn. It features Jimmy Copley on drums, John Gordon on bass and Dino Baptiste on keyboards. ...

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DESTRUCTION: SCHMIER's Stage Jacket Stolen, Reward Offered

DESTRUCTION bassist/vocalist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer had his stage jacket stolen after the band's performance at the Metal Camp festival in Slovenia this past weekend. "This jacket is very valuable to Schmier and is a real personal loss to him," reads a posting on the group's web site. "If you can help returning the jacket please ...

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FLESH MADE SIN Complete Work On Full-Length Debut

Dutch thrashers FLESH MADE SIN have completed work on their full-length debut, "Dawn of the Stillborn", tentatively due in November. The album was recorded at Harrow studio with producer Marc ter Braak. Cover artwork was handled by Manuel Tinnemans (PENTACLE, NECROPHAGIA). "Dawn of the Stillborn" track listing (in no particular order): 01. Crowned In Torment ...

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ILL NINO To 'Confess Their Sins' on Upcoming DVD

ILL NINO have released more information about their their upcoming DVD, "Live in the Eye of the Storm", due on October 26 through the Roadrunner label. The disc will include a live show recorded in Pennsylvania earlier this year as well as all of the band's promotional videos and an interview with the entire group. ...

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CALLENISH CIRCLE: Drummer GAVIN HARTE Back In The Fold

Due to "personal circumstances" CALLENISH CIRCLE session drummer Spike will not be able to join the band for their four gigs supporting DISMEMBER in September. "Instead [regular drummer Gavin Harte] will take over his duties behind the drumkit again, so everything's back to normal and we can steam ahead with full force," the group write ...

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DARK FUNERAL Explain METAL CAMP Cancellation

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL were forced to cancel their previously announced participation in the Metal Camp festival, a two-day event held August 20-21 in Tolbin, Slovenia. The group's official statement on the matter is as follows: "On Saturday morning, August 21, at approximately 5.00 am we, the members of DARK FUNERAL and our soundman, ...

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