German Doomsters SHEPHERD To Release Sophomore Album

Defunct German doomsters SHEPHERD, whose sound was previously described by Doom-Metal.com as "old-fashioned riffing doom in the vein of genre legends like ST. VITUS, PENTAGRAM, THE OBSESSED and BLACK SABBATH," will posthumously release their second album, "The Coldest Day", on August 16 through Exile on Mainstream Records (Europe excluding Germany will receive the album on ...

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BESEECH To Support THERION In Stockholm

Swedish "gothic metallers" BESEECH will play an exclusive gig with THERION on September 30 at Klubben in Stockholm (THERION's only gig in Sweden in support of their new album). In other news, BESEECH have uploaded photos from their appearance at the Tuska 2004 festival in Helsinki, Finland last weekend. Check them out here. ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH Name New Album

British black metal act ANAAL NATHRAKH have set "Domine Non Es Dignus" as the title of their second full-length album, tentatively due before the end of the year through Season Of Mist Records. The follow-up to 2001's "The Codex Necro" is being recorded at Necrodeath studios and will include the following cuts, among others: "Revaluation ...

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THERAPY? Finalize Track Listing For New Album

THERAPY? have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Never Apologise Never Explain", tentatively due this fall through Spitfire Records. The Pete Barlett-produced follow-up to 2003's "High Anxiety" will contain the following cuts: 01. Rise Up 02. Die Like A Motherfucker 03. Perish The Thought 04. Here Be Monsters 05. So Called Life 06. ...

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BRUJERIA Singer Arrested In Mexico

BRUJERIA singer Juan Brujo was arrested for possession of an illegal weapon (machete) and illegal drugs following the band's performance in Tijuana, Mexico on Saturday, July 17. BRUJERIA guitarist Dino Cazares (a.k.a. Asesino, ex-FEAR FACTORY) sent the following report to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the incident: "The venue [in Tijuana] hired police officers as security for the ...

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LULLACRY Are 'Really Excited' About U.S. Tour With NIGHTWISH

Finland's LULLACRY have set August 24 as the U.S. release date for their five-track EP, entitled "Fire Within". The CD, which features two new songs, "Fire Within" and "The #1 Rebel", two remakes of classic LULLACRY tracks, as well as a cover version of W.A.S.P.'s "L.O.V.E. Machine", the EP is a sweet taste in anticipation ...

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ANTHRAX Set Release Date For 'Metallum Maximum Aeturnum'

ANTHRAX singer John Bush has been in the studio finishing up the vocals for the group's upcoming collection of Joey Belladonna/Neil Turbin-era songs performed by the band's current lineup, dubbed "Metallum Maximum Aeturnum". According to guitarist Scott Ian, the band may change the title of the collection to "Old School, New School, Our School: Metallum ...

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CANS: New Touring Lineup Revealed

More details have been revealed about the touring lineup for CANS, the solo project of HAMMERFALL singer Joacim Cans. Joining Cans in the group's current incarnation are drummer Mark Zonder (FATES WARNING, WARLORD), guitarist Stefan Elmgren (HAMMERFALL), keyboardist Danielle Soravia, guitarist Danny Gill and bassist Fredrik Larsson. Upcoming CANS tour dates: Aug. 09 - Bananpiren ...

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