FORSAKEN Drop Off KEEP IT TRUE FESTIVAL Warm-Up Show

FORSAKEN have been forced to drop off the "Pounding Metal Attack" warm-up show for Germany's Keep It True Festival III after it was determined that the group's singer will have to undergo surgery prior to the festival date. Replacing them on the billing for the warm-up concert wil be German metallers LIGEIA, featuring female singer ...

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URKRAFT: Another Audio Clip Posted Online

Danish thrash/death metallers URKRAFT have posted another clip from their debut album, "Eternal Cosmic Slaughter", at their official web site. Download a two-minute sample of the track "Through Your Senses" at this location. "Eternal Cosmic Slaughter" was released in March through Germany's Cartel Media. The CD was recorded at Antfarm Studios in Århus, ...

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GF93 Complete Work On New Album: Audio Samples Available

Italian "alternative metal" band GF93 have completed work on their new album, entitled "OSR", with producer Alessandro Paolucci. Mixing duties were handled by Martin Barbour and Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE). An October release via Incendiary Records is expected. Three cuts ("Enter the Cult", "Le Sive" and "25 Times Fire Devastates") from the forthcoming CD have been ...

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HIRAX To Headline SEATTLE METAL FEST 2004

Reunited thrash metal veterans HIRAX have been confirmed as the headliners of Seattle Metal Fest 2004, a one-day festival set to be held October 23 at Studio Seven in Seattle, WA. The complete schedule for the event is as follows: 11:00am - 11:20am XEX 11:35am - 11:55am 7TH SUNN 12:10pm - 12:30pm NON-EXISTENCE 12:45pm - ...

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NOTRE DAME, DESTINY To Team Up For Sweden's HALLOWEEN METAL FEST

NOTRE DAME, the Swedish band featuring drummer Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, DREAM EVIL), will be teaming with long-running Swedish metallers DESTINY for Halloween Metal Fest on November 6 at Musikenhus in Gothenburg, Sweden. Support will come from SIN SISTER and an as-yet-unannounced fourth act. Anders Iwers of TIAMAT will be the ...

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ABSU/MELECHESH Drummer Becomes A Father

Congratulations are in order for ABSU/MELECHESH drummer/vocalist Proscriptor (Russ R. Givens) and his wife Tiamatsu (Cristal A. Givens), who became the proud parents of a "wonderful" daughter, Saxon, earlier today (Sept. 21). In other news, Proscriptor has completed the drum tracks for an extreme epic metal project guided by guitar virtuoso Magnus Thorsen. A full-length ...

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