MARDUK Announce New Album Title, Track Listing

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have set "Plague Angel" as the title of their ninth album, tentatively due in mid-November via Regain Records. The CD, which was recorded at Endarker studio in Norrköping, Sweden, will be the band's first release with new singer Mortuus (previously a member of FUNERAL MIST and TRIUMPHATOR under the alias Arioch). ...

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ARKHON INFAUSTUS To Open For DEICIDE In Europe

French black/death metallers ARKHON INFAUSTUS have been confirmed as the opening act on DEICIDE's European tour beginning on October 29 in Hasselt, Belgium. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 29 - Hasselt, BEL - Muziek-o-droom Oct. 30 - Seichamps, FRA - Tattoo The Mind @ Espace Culturel Oct. 31 - Haarlem, NETH - Patronaat Nov. ...

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OCCULT: Early Albums To Be Reissued

Dutch thrashers OCCULT have posted a message on their web site clarifying their reasons for entering the studio so soon after the release of their most recent album, "Elegy for the Weak". The message reads as follows: "We get alot of questions in why the hell we will be recording a new album since 'Elegy ...

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KID ROCK To Perform On VH1's 'Hip Hop Honors'

KID ROCK is scheduled to perform at VH1's inaugural "Hip Hop Honors". The BEASTIE BOYS, PUBLIC ENEMY, ICE-T, FAT JOE and GRANDMASTER FLASH are also set to appear on the program. Vivica A. Fox and Mos Def will host the awards show, which pays tribute to groundbreaking hip-hop artists. Among those in the first group ...

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DARKANE: Live Video Posted Online

A live video of Swedish thrashers DARKANE performing the track "Third" live in Tokyo, Japan in November 2002 has been posted online at this location (MPG, 28 MB). "Check out the great Tokyo audience!" DARKANE guitarist Christofer Malmström writes on his web site. "That surely was a memorable show for DARKANE!" In other ...

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