Exclusive: New DIMMU BORGIR Drummer Speaks Out!

DIMMU BORGIR's session drummer Reno Kiilerich has spoken exclusively to BLABBERMOUTH.NET about landing a job with what is arguably the most commercially successful black metal band in the world. Kiilerich, who hails from Denmark, was previously a member of several acclaimed death metal groups, including PANZERCHRIST, EXMORTEM and VILE. His first rehearsal session with DIMMU ...

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RAM-ZET Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Replacement

Bassist Solem has left Norwegian "black psychotic power metal" act RAM-ZET due to "private" reasons. "This is a great loss and the band wishes him all the best in the future," the group write on their web site. "He will be replaced by Jon 'Daniel', a local talent who blew all sceptics aside in Hønefoss ...

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BLINDED BY FEAR Enter Studio To Record First Demo

BLINDED BY FEAR, the new Danish band featuring former members of IRONFIRE, will enter the studio later this week to begin recording their first demo, entitled "Enroute to Pain". The recordings will take place at Nifelheim studios with producer Søren Jensen and will consist of five songs. The tracks expected to appear on the demo ...

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LEPRECHAUN: Former ELVENKING Singer Launches New Band

LEPRECHAUN, the Italian "folk metal" project featuring former ELVENKING singer/composer Damnagoras and STORMLORD bassist Francesco Bucci, have completed work on their first promotional CD, entitled "The Ultimate Dance". The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered at Sherpa Studios by Mauro Bortolani and features cover artwork by Pascal Moguerou. The complete track listing for the effort ...

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RESUSCITATOR Finish Recording New Album

California-based "dark occult blackened death metal" act RESUSCITATOR have finished recording their new full-length album, tentatively titled "A Warrior's Death", for a late 2004 release through Displeased Records. In other news, RESUSCITATOR have announced that vocalist Summoner will no longer perform live with the band, but will remain part of the group during songwriting sessions ...

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MONTROSE, TNT, NIFELHEIM Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

MONTROSE, TNT, DANGER DANGER, NIFELHEIM, CRAZY LED and MARYSLIM are the latest confirmations for this year's installment of Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 10-12 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: JUDAS PRIEST EUROPE SCORPIONS UFO MONSTER MAGNET NIGHTWISH HELLOWEEN HEART ...

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