POISONBLACK: Music Posted Online

Finland's POISONBLACK (formerly SHADOWLANDS) — the new band featuring SENTENCED vocalist Ville Laihiala on guitar, and CHARON frontman Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto — have posted an MP3 of the track "Love Infernal" for download at this location. "Love Infernal" comes off the group's forthcoming debut album, "Escapextacy", due on Feb. 25 through Century Media Records. ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Drummer's Eurodance Tour Dates Announced

The forthcoming Scandinavian tour by Swedish eurodance star E-TYPE and his current backing band, which includes MOTÖRHEAD drummer Mikkey Dee, has been officially dubbed "Euro Metal Tour 2003". The two-month trek, which will see the group perform "thundering heavy metal" versions of all the biggest E-TYPE dance hits, will kick off on Jan. 17 in ...

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PITCHSHIFTER Putting Finishing Touches On 'Totally Raw' Live CD

Britain's PITCHSHIFTER have tapped Steve Duda to edit and mix their upcoming live record. Duda, a longtime friend of the band and Pro-Tools operator on PITCHSHIFTER's MCA Records debut with producer Dave Jerden (ALICE IN CHAINS, JANE'S ADDICTION, THE OFFSPRING), has been working in Los Angeles with singer J.S. Clayden for some time now. The ...

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ENSLAVED's IVAR: How Lineup Changes Affected Our Sound

ENSLAVED guitarist Ivar Bjørnson recently responded to a fan question about the changes in the group's sound caused by the departures of guitarist R. Kronheim and drummer Dirge Rep. "Of course, I think [Kronheim and Rep's departures] will affect the music, as you will hear on the new album. 'Below The Lights' is more consistent ...

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KRISIUN Announce Final Gig Of AGELESS VENOMOUS Tour

Brazilian death metallers KRISIUN will perform the final concert of their Ageless Venomous World Tour at Vale do Paraíba in Tremembé, São Paulo, Brazil on Feb. 8. Also set to appear are ANCESTRAL MALEDICTION and OPHIOLATRY. KRISIUN had previously scheduled a tour of Northeastern Brazil in early 2003, but were forced to cancel it in ...

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