GOJIRA Sign With LISTENABLE RECORDS

French extreme metallers GOJIRA have inked a deal with Listenable Records. The band, whose sound is said to be an "inhuman blend" of a somewhat insane MESHUGGAH and a slimy MORBID ANGEL will re-release their latest album, "The Link", with an additional bonus DVD in the spring. Their full-length DVD, "The Link Alive", will follow ...

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HELSTAR, CAGE To Perform In San Diego

Reunited '80s classic heavy metal legends HELSTAR, featuring vocalist James Rivera (DESTINY'S END, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, SEVEN WITCHES, DISTANT THUNDER), will be playing in San Diego, California on Friday, January 14, 2005 at the Brick By Brick club. Also appearing on the bill will be special guests CAGE, BROKEN FOUNDATION (featuring ex-PSYCHOTIC WALTZ drummer Norm ...

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TESLA Guitarist Announces New Year's Eve Concert

TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon's KALEIDOSCOPE will be performing this New Year's Eve at at the Roadhouse in Sacramento, CA. Also appearing on the bill will be ROGUE and other special guests. Free champange toasts at midnight and party gifts. Party starts at 8 pm. $15 cover. KALEIDOSCOPE recently performed at an after-show party immediately following ...

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ENTOMBED: 'Unreal Estate' To Receive U.S. Release In February

Candlelight Records has set a February 22, 2005 as the US release date for ENTOMBED's "Unreal Estate", a special live recording of the band's now infamous sold-out performance at Stockholm's Royal Opera Hall. The beautifully packaged digipak release features an elaborate picture book that documents from start to finish the performance and its rehearsals. Photographer ...

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ALL SHALL PERISH Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

San Francisco Bay Area "melodic hardcore death metal" band ALL SHALL PERISH have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. Hailing from Oakland, California, the group have previously shared the stage with such acts as DYING FETUS, SKINLESS, SIX FEET UNDER and MORTICIAN. The band's most recent album, "Hate.Malice.Revenge", which was previously only available in ...

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HAMMERFALL: New Album Title Announced

Sweden's HAMMERFALL have set "Chapter V: Unbent, Unbowed, Unbroken" as the title of their new album, due on March 7, 2005 via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Crimson Thunder" was produced and mixed by Charlie Bauernfeind (BLIND GUARDIAN, HELLOWEEN) and will be preceded by the "Blood Bound" single on January 31. A video ...

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AMON AMARTH Complete 'The Pursuit Of Vikings' Video

Sweden's AMON AMARTH have finished shooting a video for the song "The Pursuit of Vikings". Young directors Philipp Hirsch and Heiko Tippelt brought in some great ideas and did an awesome job in filming and editing the clip as well, according to a press release. "We recorded the video in an old abandoned railway house ...

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