CHARON To Release New Single In May

Finland's CHARON, who have been lambasted in their home country for "ripping off" local heroes H.I.M., will release a new single, "In Trust Of No One", on May 12 through Spinefarm Records. The title cut will be backed by another new song called "Death Can Dance". CHARON have spent the past few months recording their ...

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DEVOLVED Begin Pre-Production For New CD

Australia's DEVOLVED are currently recording pre-production versions of new songs for their next CD. Although a release date and track details have not yet been announced, the guys are planning to have a new product available in the near future. Guitarist Brett Noordin says the new songs are "beyond chaotic!" As previously reported, DEVOLVED drummer ...

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DIRT To Take 'Extended Vacation' Following Label Collapse

Houston, Texas-based DIRT will be taking an "extended vacation" due to the collapse of their record label, 2K Sounds/EMI. DIRT's full-length debut, "From Dirt We Come", which was produced nearly three years ago by COAL CHAMBER's Dez Fafara, was released last summer. In related news, DIRT singer Travis Powers is working on a new project ...

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SEETHINGS Film First-Ever Video

SEETHINGS, the new Swedish band fronted by former DARKANE vocalist Lawrence Mackrory, have finished filming a video for the track "Slow Healer" with directors Per and Johan in Helsingborg, Sweden. Click here to check out pictures taken at the video shoot. "Slow Healer" comes off the group's forthcoming debut, "Parallels", due later this ...

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MARILYN MANSON Co-Hosts 'Rock Show', Stops Traffic

MARILYN MANSON recently co-hosted the "Rock Show" on Britain's BBC Radio 1 with Mary Anne Hobbs. Click here to listen again to the show and hear tracks from MANSON's forthcoming album, "The Golden Age Of Grotesque", including new single, "mOBSCENE", which got its first play on U.K. radio. The singer also made an ...

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HAVOCHATE Sign With ROOT OF ALL EVIL RECORDS

New York metal band HAVOCHATE have signed a deal with Root Of All Evil Records. The group's debut album, "This Violent Earth", will be released this summer. As previously reported, HAVOCHATE have secured the opening slot on the upcoming MOTÖRHEAD/ANTHRAX North American tour beginning on May 7 in Norfolk, Virginia. ...

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GRIFFIN: New Demo Samples Posted Online

Norwegian metal act GRIFFIN have posted MP3 samples of seven new demo/pre-production tracks at this location. All songs will appear on the band's forthcoming third full-length album, tentatively titled "Paranoia Overload", which will be recorded this July at Skansen Lydstudio in Trondheim, Norway under the co-production guidance of CHILDREN OF BODOM frontman Alexi ...

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ANCIENT Singer Joins Seattle's BYAXIS

ANCIENT vocalist Deadly Kristin has joined a technical Seattle-based progressive death metal band called BYAXIS. The band's current lineup is as follows: Deadly Kristin – vocals Shannon Sharp - 7-string guitars Kirk Meredith - 7-string guitars Justin Hoffman - 6-string bass Clint Clark - drums All members of BYAXIS are said to be acclaimed musicians ...

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DEFTONES: First 'Guerilla' Show Rumored

According to the unofficial DEFTONES web site www.thedeftones.com, the first of the group's so-called "guerilla"-style shows is rumored to be taking place on May 20, the projected release date of the band's self-titled fourth album, at the Crest Theater in Sacramento, California. As was previously reported, all guerrilla show dates will be announced ...

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