SOILWORK To Film Video For 'Departure Plan'

Swedish melodic death thrashers SOILWORK will be filming a video for the track "Departure Plan" later in the month. "Departure Plan" comes off the group's most recent album, "Figure Number Five" (2003), which was recorded primarily at Queenstreet Recording (THE DEFACED) in SOILWORK's hometown of Helsingborg with producer Fredrik Nordström (THE HAUNTED, DARK TRANQUILLITY). Drums ...

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THE HAUNTED Sign New Management Deal

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have signed an exclusive worldwide management deal with Petri Lundén of Talent Trust (EUROPE, TURBONEGRO, THE CARDIGANS). As previously reported, THE HAUNTED have completed the mixing of their fourth full-length album, tentatively due later in the year through an as-yet-undetermined label (the band were previously signed to Earache Records). The follow-up ...

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AGATHODAIMON: New Video, Audio Samples Posted Online

German black metallers AGATHODAIMON will release their fourth album, "Serpent's Embrace", on June 21 through Nuclear Blast Records. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows 01. Cellos For The Insatiable 02. Serpent's Embrace 03. Rebirth 04. Light Reborn 05. Faded Years 06. Solitude 07. Limbs Of A Stare 08. The Darkness Inside ...

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THE FIFTH SUN Begin Recording New Album

Minnesota-based melodic death metallers THE FIFTH SUN have commenced the recording sessions for their second album, "The Hunger to Survive", at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden. The album will feature the drum talents of Patrik J. Sten (PASSENGER, KEROZENE, ex-TRANSPORT LEAGUE) and artwork by renowned artist Mattias Noren. "The Hunger to Survive" is the follow-up ...

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SONATA ARCTICA Name New Album

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have set "Reckoning Night" as the title of their fourth album, due later in the year through Spinefarm Records. Songtitles set to appear on the follow-up to 2003's "Winterheart's Guild" include "White Pearl, Black Oceans...", "The Boy Who Wanted to be a Real Puppet", "Ain't Your Fairytale", "Wrecking the Sphere", ...

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TOMMY LEE Bassist To Tour With IMPELLITTERI

Bassist Marty O'Brien (TOMMY LEE, ex-KILGORE) has been asked to play bass for the band IMPELLITTERI for their one-week tour of Japan next month. "The band is quite popular in Japan, and just recently released a new CD ['Pedal to the Metal'] over there," says Marty. "We are in rehearsals right now. The band sounds ...

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UNEARTH: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new UNEARTH track, titled "The Great Dividers", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "The Great Dividers" comes off the group's forthcoming album, "The Oncoming Storm", due on June 29 through Metal Blade Records. A video for the track was recently shot in New York City's Spanish Harlem with ...

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EYEHATEGOD: Early Albums Reissued On Limited-Edition Vinyl

The first three EYEHATEGOD albums — "In The Name Of Suffering" (1992), "Take As Needed For Pain" (1993) and "Dopesick" (1996) — have been officially re-released on vinyl through Emetic Records. Each LP is limited to 1,000 copies and is available for 12 postpaid in the U.S. and Canada for the regular version or $15 ...

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