ELEND To Break New Ground On 'Sunwar The Dead'

French dark symphonic band ELEND are currently finishing the production of their forthcoming album, "Sunwar the Dead", scheduled for release through Prophecy Productions in September 2004. The album will be the second part of a five-album cycle. In contrast to the transitional work "Winds Devouring Men" (the prologue to this cycle released in 2003), the ...

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BURST RONDO To Release Debut Album In June

BURST RONDO, the Leeds, U.K.-based alternative metal five-piece, will release their debut effort, "As Shadows", through Carnival of Noise Records in June. Recorded in January/February at Dreamcatcher studios in Bingley, England, "As Shadows" is said to cover an eclectic range of styles — "from MOGWAI-esque ambience to extreme noisecore with jazz, funk, heavy groove riffs, ...

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Will Older GUNS N' ROSES Fans Buy A New Album From The Group?

The charts editor for Billboard magazine has spoken to Newsday about the impressive chart debut of GUNS N' ROSES' "Greatest Hits" — a collection of previously released songs from a band whose last studio collection, "The Spaghetti Incident?", came out more than a decade ago. As previously reported, singer Axl Rose and fellow original members ...

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CAMP FREDDY: Official T-Shirt Available Online

CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan), have made available for sale their first official piece of merchandise — a ...

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SEPULTURA Play El Salvador: Photos Posted Online

SEPULTURA's official web site has uploaded a bunch of photos taken at the group's April 1 gig at Stadium Cuscatlan in El Salvador. Check them out here. As previously reported, SEPULTURA are planning on filming a concert in Sâo Paulo, Brazil in August/September for an upcoming double-DVD, which will reportedly feature a specially-composed ...

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SUFFER Set Release Date For Debut Album

Southern Louisiana-based SUFFER, featuring former members of GOATWHORE, DISINCARNATE, and SHRUM, have set a June 1 release date through Northern Blaze Productions for their debut album, entitled "When Darkness Falls". Two tracks from the CD — "Plague Of The Whore" and "Shell Of An Angel" — can be downloaded in MP3 format from the label's ...

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SETH: New Album Delayed

French black metal band SETH have pushed back the release date of their fourth album, "Era-Decay", to September 6. " 'Era-Decay' was supposed to come out [during the next few months], but after talks with Avantgarde Music, it seemed necessary and unavoidable to push back the release," the band write on their web site. "We ...

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RAMMSTEIN: Feeling The Pressure

According to a brand-new posting at the group's official web site, "RAMMSTEIN are working with high pressure on their next album. The studio recordings for the next RAMMSTEIN album took place in Spain. Additional recordings were made in a session with strings and choir in Berlin. The mixing session then is held again outside of ...

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