WITHERING SURFACE To Support IN FLAMES In Turkey

Danish metallers WITHERING SURFACE will support IN FLAMES at a one-off date in Istanbul, Turkey in mid-March. The group will also embark on a short German tour in April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 29. – Istanbul, TUR @ TBA (w/ IN FLAMES) Apr. 17. – Erfurt, GER @ TBA Apr. 18. – TBA, ...

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GRAVEWORM Set Release Date For New Album

Italian "gothic black metal" act GRAVEWORM have set Jul. 23 as the release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their fourth album. The as-yet-untitled CD will be recorded at Stage One studio in Bühne, Germany in March/April with producer Andy Classen. ...

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100 DEMONS Record New Material

Connecticut's 100 DEMONS, featuring new singer Pete Morcey (formerly of HIGHER FORCE/FORCED REALITY), recently demoed some new material at Planet Z studios with producer Zeuss (HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL). The group will be performing the following live dates during January/February: Jan. 31 - El N Gee - New London, CT (w/ HATEBREED) Feb. 07 - The ...

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LIVING COLOUR: Upcoming Gigs Announced

LIVING COLOUR, freshly signed to Sanctuary Records, have announced the following dates during January/February: Jan. 16 - San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall buy tickets Jan. 19 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Feb. 14 - New Haven, CT @ Toad's Place ...

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ZWAN Cover IRON MAIDEN Classic On Upcoming Single

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS mainman Billy Corgan's new band, ZWAN, have recorded a cover of the IRON MAIDEN classic "Number of the Beast" for inclusion on their upcoming "Honestly" single. The three-track CD will also feature the non-album track "Freedom Ain't What It Used To Be". ZWAN, whose lineup is completed by ex-PUMPKINS drummer Jimmy Chamberlin, ...

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Former DIABOLIC Members Launch UNHOLY GHOST

More changes have taken place in the DIABOLIC camp since our last update. It now appears that DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar) have decided to branch off and form a brand new band called UNHOLY GHOST, thereby allowing guitarist Brian Malone to carry on ...

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ABSORBED Split With Guitarist, Announce Upcoming Gigs

Dutch death metallers ABSORBED have parted ways with guitarist Ferdy due to personal differences. A replacement guitarist has yet to be found, according to the group's official web site. Meanwhile, the band have announced several gigs during the coming weeks. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 31 - Pazzop – Bladel, NETH (w/ DESASTER) Feb. ...

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CRUACHAN Book Studio Time

Ireland's CRUACHAN have booked Sonic studios in Dublin from March 29 to May 11 to record their next album, tentatively due in the fall through Hammerheart Records. The band's last album, "Folk-Lore", was released in 2002. ...

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