STRESSFEST: New Demo Available For Download

STRESSFEST, the Swedish band featuring former members of GEBURIUM, TRANQUILLITY and EXPULSION, have uploaded their entire new demo, "Silence You Serpent", at their official web site. The songs available for download are as follows: 01. Thirty Wars 02. Poison Tongue 03. Touch The Forbidden 04. The Eye Never Lies Photos from the band's ...

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OZZFEST 2004: Unsigned Band Competition Update

The Ozzfest organizers have posted the following message at Ozzfest.com regarding the first round of the unsigned band contest which took place last Friday (June 11) in Los Angeles: "Thanks to all the bands that showed up at the Los Angeles Ozzfest Band Camp auditions. We saw a few hundred bands on Friday and have ...

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ZUUL FX Complete Work On Debut Album

ZUUL FX, the French band featuring former NO RETURN singer Steeve "Zuul" Petit, have completed work on their debut album, tentatively due this fall through an as-yet-undetermined label. The group spent two weeks recording and five days mixing the album with producer François Caste at Studio Sainte-Marthe in Paris, France. Mastering duties will be handled ...

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SEVENDUST, NONPOINT To Team Up For U.S. Tour

SEVENDUST and NONPOINT will reportedly be teaming up for a U.S. tour later this summer. Commented NONPOINT in a posting on their web site: "Words can't explain the excitement generated once this tour was confirmed. What happens when legendary road warriors bring out another live juggernaut? Pure chaos. SEVENDUST has been so kind to invite ...

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SALEM Jam With BEHEMOTH's NERGAL: Photos Posted Online

Israeli death/black metallers SALEM have uploaded several pictures from their special performance at the City Hall club in Hifa on May 24 (Independence Day of Israel) when they were joined by special guest Nergal of the Polish metal band BEHEMOTH. Check out the photos here. Nergal had previously commented on the jam. "I ...

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NEAERA Sign With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Münster, Germany-based metalcore act NEAERA have inked a deal with Metal Blade Records. The group will enter the studio in the fall to begin recording their debut album for the label, tentatively due in early 2005. Commented the band in a statement: "It is still a little hard to grasp for us, but from today ...

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OCTAGON: Recording Sessions Postponed

U.S. avant-garde extreme/progressive metal band OCTAGON have pushed back the recording of their new full-length album, "The Truest Offensive Gesture", to July due to a recurring back injury sustained by drummer Krimson. "As I have done this quite a few times in the past and have continued playing anyway and doing even more damage, I ...

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MALICE IN WONDERLAND To Release Debut In September

Norwegian dark rockers MALICE IN WONDERLAND will release their self-titled debut album in early September through Karisma Records. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Lucifer's Town 02. Devildance 03. My Heart (Belongs To You) 04. Perfect Drug 05. The Sadsong 06. Heartache Boulevard 07. Redrose Suicide 08. Dancing With You ...

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