NEMESEA Set Release Date For Debut Album

Dutch female-fronted gothic metal band NEMESEA have set a November 16 release date through Ebony Tears Records for their debut album, now re-titled "Mana". A special CD-release party is scheduled for November 19 at Effenaar in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. NEMESEA, who are fronted by 23-year-old Manda Ophuis (Photo#1, Photo#2,

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VAN HALEN Frontman Builds Marketing Empire

AdAge.com reports: It's music industry lore and Hollywood movie cliche that rock stars fritter away their millions on partying and booze. Not so for rock veteran Sammy Hagar, who's actually bringing in money by turning what started, in his own words, as "a stupid rich-rock-star whim" into a growing multifaceted business. Clubs and tequila Mr. ...

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DISTANT THUNDER to Embark On European Tour

DISTANT THUNDER, the new band featuring former HELSTAR/DESTINY'S END and current SEVEN WITCHES frontman James Rivera, are currently finalizing plans for their upcoming European tour. The band will play two shows in the Texas area before leaving for Germany. In the meantime, James is touring with SEVEN WITCHES, sharing the bill with heavy rock greats ...

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NEAERA To Defy Categorization On Upcoming CD

Münster, Germany-based metalcore act NEAERA will enter Stage One Studios in Bühne, Germany in November with producer Andy Classen to record their debut album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Metal Blade Records. "We have taken some time to once more go over one or two passages in the lyrics and over some riffs in ...

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HYPOCRISY To Enter Studio Next Month

Swedish extreme metallers HYPOCRISY will be entering the studio early next month to start working on the follow-up to "The Arrival". "We have no title or release date yet but we will keep you updated during the recording process," the band write on their web site. An early 2005 release through Nuclear Blast Records is ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Set Release Date For New Single

Holland's WITHIN TEMPTATION have set an October 25 release date for their new single, "Stand My Ground". "Stand My Ground" is the first single off their upcoming album, "The Silent Force", due later in the year. A video for "Stand My Ground" was shot on the roof of an old brewery in Berlin, Germany last ...

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TED NUGENT Takes A 'Stand' With Political Song

Starting October 1, you can purchase a "limited-edition" track by guitarist Ted Nugent. The longtime Republican does not hold back on his lyrics for "Stand", as evidenced below: Verse 1: Don't need John Kerry to wipe my ass, don't need Ted Kennedy to spill my glass, Al Not So Sharpton is a horse's ass, redistribution ...

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