FEAR FACTORY Singer Talks Horror Movies

FEAR FACTORY singer Burton C. Bell recently spoke to Icons of Fright about his love of the horror genre, comics, the band's soundtrack contributions and what films inspire him and the rest of the group. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Icons of Fright: What do you consider some of your favorite horror ...

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IRON MAIDEN Manager Talks About Upcoming DVD, Band's Early Days

Rod Smallwood, IRON MAIDEN's manager from 1979 to present day, and theoretically their seventh member, recently spoke to the Greek Metal Hammer about the group's upcoming "The History Of Iron Maiden – Part 1: The Early Years" DVD, which covers the band's course from its first days, back in the mid-'70s up until 1983 when ...

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SCENES Sign With ESCAPI

German prog-metallers SCENES, now featuring Alex Koch (ex-SPIRAL TOWER, POWERGOD) on vocals, have inked a two-album deal with Escapi. The group's full-length debut, "Call Us At the Number You Provide", will be released on January 24, 2005. The album was recorded at Sub Zero studio in Backnang and was mixed and mastered in September by ...

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SALEM: 'Flames' Video Posted Online

Israeli death/black metallers SALEM have posted their video for the track "Flames" at their official web site. "Flames" comes off the group's 1998 album "A Moment of Silence". Live footage from a show at the City Hall in Haifa has been integrated into the clip although it is not a "live" video. SALEM's ...

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EXILIA Supporting RAMMSTEIN On Entire European Tour

Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA have been confirmed as the support act on RAMMSTEIN's entire European tour. The trek, which kicked off on Monday (Nov. 1) in Mannhein, Germany, is scheduled to hit Rotterdam, Holland on Thursday (Nov. 4). EXILIA are touring in support of their debut album, "Unleashed", which was released in May via G.U.N./BMG ...

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REQUIEM AETERNAM: Release Date For New Album Confirmed

Melodic black metal band REQUIEM AETERNAM, originally from Uruguay but currently based in New York, will release their new album, "Philosopher", in North America on December 1 through ICorp. A South American release on December 15 via Rawforce Productions is expected. "Philosopher" was recorded at Big Blue Meenie studios and features a guest appearance by ...

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