IN BATTLE Finalize Track Listing For 'Welcome To The Battlefield'

Sundsvall, Sweden-based death metallers IN BATTLE have finalized the track listing for their third full-length album, "Welcome to the Battlefield", due on September 20 through Cold/Metal Blade Records. The recording of the new album started at Courthouse Studio in Östersund, Sweden, where the drums were recorded on February 2-3. The guitars and bass were recorded ...

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FOR MY PAIN…: New Song Clip Posted Online

FOR MY PAIN…, the Finnish "gothic metal" band featuring Tuomas Holopainen (NIGHTWISH) on keyboards, Altti Veteläinen (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on bass, Lauri Tuohimaa (EMBRAZE) on guitar, Olli-Pekka Törrö (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on guitar, Juha Kylmänen (REFLEXION) on vocals, and Petri Sankala (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on drums, have uploaded a short MP3 sample ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE To Enter Studio In September

Denver, Colorado's CEPHALIC CARNAGE will enter the studio in September with producer Dave Otero (SERBERUS) to begin recording the follow-up to 2002's "Lucid Interval", tentatively due in early 2005. "We have been experimenting with styles of music that we were never really comfortable with before, and that has given us a lot more freedom," guitarist ...

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QUO VADIS Announce Lineup For Live Shows

Canadian technical metallers QUO VADIS will be joined by bassist Dominique Lapointe (ATHERETIC, AUGURY) and guitarist William Seghers during their upcoming summer shows. William has contributed six solos to the group's third album, due out later in the year through Skyscraper Music Entertainment. Download two tracks from the new CD: "Silence Calls the Storm" (

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NAPALM DEATH Singer Comments On CANNIBAL CORPSE Tour

NAPALM DEATH frontman Mark "Barney" Greenway has commented on the reports that the band have been confirmed to support CANNIBAL CORPSE on a month-long U.S. tour beginning in late October. The trek, which was exclusively announced on BLABBERMOUTH.NET this past Friday (June 18), is also expected to include VADER and GOATWHORE. NAPALM DEATH ...

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SAMAEL Name New Album

Switzerland's SAMAEL have set "Reign of Light" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in the fall. The CD was mixed at two different studios in Switzerland and was co-produced by Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., LACUNA COIL, TIAMAT), who has worked with the group on most of their previous efforts. Mixing duties were ...

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