APOCALYPTICA: Sheet Music Available Online, Chat Announced

The best songs of Finnish string combo APOCALYPTICA are currently being offered in sheet-music format via Harmageddon Publishing. You can view, listen and print online. If you play other instrument than cello you may also want to try the instrument substitution and transpose functions. Each piece contains the official version of the score and separate ...

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Sources: COLD To Sign With LAVA RECORDS

COLD are on the verge of signing a new deal with Lava Records (KID ROCK, MATCHBOX TWENTY, SUGAR RAY), informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The band, who recently completed a run of U.S. dates with SEVENDUST, were previously signed to Geffen Records, with whom they parted ways in March. At the time, the group's frontman ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Set Their Own Rules On 'Inferno'

MOTÖRHEAD will be releasing "Inferno", their first album of new material since 2002's "Hammered", on June 22 through Metal-Is Records, a division of the Sanctuary Records Group. "This album is real musicians playing real music. There were no rules," Lemmy said in a press release. Guitar legend Steve Vai makes a guest appearance on the ...

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ARCH NEMESIS: New Song Available For Download

Norwegian metallers ARCH NEMESIS have set "Of Mind and Fantasy" as the title of their follow-up to 2002's "Shadows In The Mirror", tentatively due later in the year through an as-yet-undetermined label. "We think the name [of the album] suits our way of creating our music," the band write on their web site. With regards ...

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NEEDLEMOUTH Demo To be Produced By SPINESHANK Guitarist

NEEDLEMOUTH, the new band featuring former members of VYNEGAR, 20 DEAD FLOWER CHILDREN and SHIVA (pre-EYES OF FIRE) will begin recording their first four-song demo at the end of June with producer Mike Sarkisyan (SPINESHANK guitarist). The NEEDLEMOUTH web site should be up and running sometime soon. A small sample of what is to come ...

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VICIOUS ART: Ex-DARK FUNERAL Members Sign With THREEMAN RECORDINGS

VICIOUS ART, the new Swedish death/thrash band featuring former DARK FUNERAL members Matias Mäkelä and Robert Lundin, have inked a deal with ENTOMBED's Threeman Recordings. The band, who were recently joined by Jörgen Sandström (THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE) on bass, are currently working on their debut album, tentatively due in October. More information will ...

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DARKEST HOUR To Play Benefit Show In July

DARKEST HOUR will be playing a special show on July 2 at the Black Cat in Washington D.C. Also appearing on the bill will be MAJORITY RULE and THE ROUTNIERS. "Not only is [DARKEST HOUR] playing with some killer bands but this is a great benefit show as well," the band write on their web ...

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ZYKLON Focus On Writing New Material

ZYKLON, the Norwegian band featuring former EMPEROR members Samoth (guitar) and Trym (drums), have posted the following message on their official web site: "Soooo... [Drummer] Trym has just completed a month-long US tour with SATYRICON as a replacement for Frost. ZYKLON actually performed one show in north of Norway with Frost while he was away. ...

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