FOR MY PAIN…: In Recording Mode

FOR MY PAIN…, the Finnish "gothic metal" band featuring Tuomas Holopainen (NIGHTWISH) on keyboards, Altti Veteläinen (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on bass, Lauri Tuohimaa (EMBRAZE) on guitar, Olli-Pekka Törrö (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on guitar, Juha Kylmänen (REFLEXION) on vocals, and Petri Sankala (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on drums, have entered Tico Tico studio in ...

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EYES OF FIRE Part Ways With Keyboardist, Announce Replacement

EYES OF FIRE, the experimental Orange County, California-based featuring Matt Fisher and Dan Kaufman from the legendary cultists MINDROT, have parted ways with keyboardist Ben Smith. "[Ben] informed the band a couple of weeks ago that he needed to straighten things out in his life and he was unable to give 110% to the band," ...

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GF93 Sign With [INCENDIARY.RECORDS]

Italian "alternative metal" band GF93 have inked a three-album deal with [incendiary.records]. The group's new album, entitled "OSR", will be recorded at West Link Recorders in June with producers Kurt Ballou (CONVERGE) and Alessandro Paolucci. A September/early October release is expected. (Thanks: Tartarean Desire) ...

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LOVE/HATE Announce Tour Dates

LOVE/HATE have lined up the following dates in May: May 07 - Los Angeles, CA @ Paladino's May 14 – Bradford, UK @ Rio's May 15 – Sheffield, UK @ Corporation May 16 – Dudley, UK @ JB's May 18 – Crewe, UK @ Limelight May 19 – London, UK @ Underworld May 20 – ...

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FINAL BREATH, JACK SLATER, JESTER'S FUNERAL Confirmed For Germany's DONG OPEN AIR Festival

FINAL BREATH, JACK SLATER, JESTER'S FUNERAL, LANFEAR and TOMORROW'S EVE are the latest bands confirmed the 2004 edition of Dong Open Air, set to take place July 16-17 in Neukirchen-Vluyn, near Krefeld, Germany. The complete lineup for the festival is as follows: VINTERSORG SUIDAKRA MY DARKEST HATE DELIRIOUS FINAL BREATH ASTERIUS CHAINHEART CRIKEY DISILLUSION EQUILIBRIUM ...

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CINDERELLA Drummer Seeking Guitarists For Dance Project

Fred Coury of CINDERELLA is currently looking for two guitarists for an upcoming tour by his electro-dance project EFFCEE. Please send all packages (demo, photo and bio) to: Fred Coury c/o BCM 1155 N. Cienega Blvd. Suite 909 Los Angeles, CA. 90069 As previously reported, EFFCEE will be releasing their debut album, "Perfect", in May. ...

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BALD DAISY: CD-Release Party Scheduled

BALD DAISY, the "dark/ambient narcotic metal band" led by former NEUROTICA guitarist Shawn Bowen, have scheduled a record-release party for their debut CD, "Ethereality", on Saturday, March 27 at Ground Xero Records in Sarasota, Florida. Also scheduled to appear at the show are eco-terrorist grindcore band STRAY BULLET, experimental metal duo ASTHMA ATTACK and BYAM ...

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