SANCTIFICATION: 2004 Promo CD Available For Download

Swedish death metallers SANCTIFICATION have posted the four tracks from their 2004 promotional CD at their official web site. The demo, which was recorded at Abyss studios with producer Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN), can be downloaded at this location. Songs available for download are "Thirst for Blood", "Untitled", "New World Order" (live) and ...

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DEADLOCK Sign With LIFEFORCE RECORDS

German metalcore act DEADLOCK have inked a deal with Lifeforce Records. The group are scheduled to enter the studio shortly to begin recording their new album, tentatively due in June 2005. A demo version of a new track, entitled "The Year of the Crow", can be downloaded at this location. Commented the band: ...

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WOLF: Release Date Set For Early Album Reissues

Massacre Records has set a February 28, 2005 release date for the reissues of the first two albums from Sweden's WOLF: 2000's self-titled effort and 2002's "Black Wings". Both CDs, which were originally released through the No Fashion label, have been remastered and will feature new cover artwork and bonus material. WOLF's third full-length album, ...

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LULLACRY: New Album Delayed

Finland's LULLACRY are currently hard at work recording the follow up to their 2002 release "Crucify My Heart". Fans can anticipate an early 2005 U.S. release. A studio update from guitarist Sami Vauhkonen follows: "We just came back from the Astia studio! Unfortunately we didn´t manage to finish the recordings in time. We have still ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS: Future Plans Revealed

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have posted the following message on their web site: "We have some shows lined up for the next year, ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Film London Gig For Upcoming DVD

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott recently spoke to MetalEater.com about the group's recent tour with CRADLE OF FILTH, their "Dead Eyes See No Future" EP and the upcoming studio album, among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: MetalEater.com: What's your overall take on the current metal scene? Michael Amott: "Well, there's ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: Behind-The-Scenes Report From Palladium Gig

MÖTLEY CRÜE's webmaster has posted the following message on the group's web site: "Today [Monday, Dec. 6] was huge, there's just no other way to describe what happened today! I knew things where going to get crazy, especially when the MÖTLEY server was shut down at 9AM due to all of the traffic we where ...

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