CIRCLE II CIRCLE Change Title Of New Album

CIRCLE II CIRCLE, the new band fronted by former SAVATAGE singer Zachary Stevens, have changed the projected title of their sophomore album to "Middle of Nowhere" from the previously announced "Faces In the Dark". The follow-up to 2003's "Watching In Silence" is due in late February 2005 through AFM Records. The pre-production for the CD ...

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MASTERPLAN: 'Aeronautics' Album Due In January

MASTERPLAN, the new band featuring ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow, ex-HELLOWEEN drummer Uli Kusch and former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/ARK singer Jorn Lande, have set "Aeronautics" as the title of their sophomore full-length album, due on January 24, 2005 via Germany's AFM Records. A four-song EP, containing two non-album cuts plus a multimedia section, will precede the album ...

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MERCENARY Confirmed For Denmark's AALBORG METAL FESTIVAL

Danish metallers MERCENARY are the latest act confirmed for the Aalborg Metal Festival 2004, a two-day event set to take place November 5-6 at Studenterhuset in Aalborg, Denmark. Also scheduled to perform at the festival are MNEMIC, 1349, WITHERING SURFACE, THE DEFACED, ILLDISPOSED, SCARVE, HEAVEN SHALL BURN, ZYKLON, DARKANE and DOWNSET, among others. MERCENARY's third ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD: 'Wounded' EP Track Listing Revealed

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have revealed the track listing for their new EP, entitled "Wounded". The CD, which was recorded at Fear And Loathing Studio (co-owned by CLAWFINGER and MESHUGGAH), will contain three brand new songs and the "Wounded" video. "Wounded" track listing: 01. Human Harvest 02. Misery 03. ...

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FU MANCHU: Studio Photos Posted Online

FU MANCHU have posted several photos from the recording sessions for their latest CD, "Start the Machine", at their official web site. Check them out at this location. The follow-up to 2002's "California Crossing" (Mammoth), "Start the Machine" was produced by Brian Joseph Dobbs (VOIVOD, MANMADEGOD, DEATH ANGEL) and marks the group's first ...

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Former TNT Bassist Joins Norwegian 'Fun' Project

Former TNT bassist Morty Black is currently working with a "fun" project called DET GURGLES. The group's lineup consists of musicians from different "famous" bands in Norway. The members are as follows: Ulf Risnes (TRE SMÅ KINESERE), Sola Johnsen (DUM DUM BOYS), Jostein Andsnes (DADAFON), Morty Black and Jonna (engineer from Krypten Studios). A record ...

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ORGY DVD To Arrive In February

ORGY drummer drummer Bobby Hewitt is compiling footage for the band's DVD, tentatively due in February 2005. The disc will include "all kinds of exclusive, never-seen-before footage," according to guitarist Amir Derakh. In other news, ORGY are currently in discussions about recording a new studio album. The band's third album, "Punk Statik Paranoia", was released ...

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NIRVANA: Original 'In Bloom' Video To Re-Surface

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that the original video for NIRVANA's "In Bloom" will re-surface the week of November 8, two weeks before the band's long-awaited box set, titled "With the Lights Out", hits stores on November 23. The most striking difference between the old clip and the one most of us are familiar with ...

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