PAIN OF SALVATION: New Album Details Revealed

Swedish progressive metal band PAIN OF SALVATION have completed work on their new album, "BE", due in September through InsideOut Music. "Get ready for one of the most unique and mind-blowing creations ever to have been ignored by mainstream press," the band write on their web site. "BE" (view cover here) track listing: ...

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CHUCK SCHULDINER: 'Zero Tolerance II' To Include Early Demo Material, Live Recording

Holland's Karmageddon Media (formerly Hammerheart Records) has announced plans to issue another collection of early demo recordings by late DEATH/CONTROL DENIED mastermind Chuck Schuldiner. Entitled "Zero Tolerance II", the CD will reported contain DEATH's first demo, "Death by Metal" (recorded in 1984 under the group's original name, MANTAS) and the follow-up recording, "Reign of Terror", ...

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KISS EXPO Raided By Federal Marshals?

According to several postings at TommyThayerSucks.com, the KISS Expo in Charlotte, NC on Sunday (August 8) was raided by federal marshals and a lawyer representing KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons. Several thousand bootleg DVDs were confiscated in the raid but no one was arrested. Some Expo attendees even had DVDs that were given away as door ...

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DEVOLVED: 'Calculated' Track Listing Announced

Australian tech-metallers DEVOLVED have confirmed the track listing for their new album, "Calculated". The CD will be released in Australia on September 6 through Modern Music via Sony distribution. An international release date and details will be announced soon. The track listing is as follows: 01. Biotics 02. Hybrid 03. Impute 04. Synergy 05. Catatonic ...

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NEAERA To Enter Studio In November

Münster, Germany-based metalcore act NEAERA will enter Stage One Studios in Bühne, Germany in November with producer Andy Classen to record their debut album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Metal Blade Records. A demo track, entitled "Broken Spine", can currently be downloaded from the group's web site at this location. Upcoming NEAERA ...

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DEATHGUY: Second CD Available Through Singapore's VRYKOBLAST PRODUCTIONS

Singaporean label Vrykoblast Productions has just released the second album from Thailand's DEATHGUY. The CD, entitled "Concentrate the Annihilation", was recorded at Ghost Studio in Bangkok, Thailand with additional recordings taking place at Zilent Zlaughter Studio with engineer/band leader Thanit Thepsitrakorn. DEATHGUY left Trinity Records in late 2003 to signed a one-album deal with Vrykoblast ...

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PREMONITION To Relocate To Chicago

Due to "family and personal" issues, long-running metallers PREMONITION will be relocating to Chicago this fall. The group's revamped lineup, featuring mainman Tattoo Frank alongside guitarist Stevenvy, bassist Glenn Curtis and drummer Gabrieal "Gobie" Anthony (SGT. ROXX), is expected to begin work on a new CD in the near future. "Rest assured, PREMONITION will go ...

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