INVOCATION OF NEHEK Sign With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Hartford, Connecticut's INVOCATION OF NEHEK have inked a deal with Prosthetic Records. The band are currently finishing up work on their self-titled debut with producer/UNEARTH guitarist Ken Susi at Blue Bird Recording Studios (AEROSMITH, ALICE COOPER) in Massachusetts. An October 26 release is expected. Fall tour dates will be announced soon. For more information, visit ...

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'West Memphis Three' Anthology: Launch Party Scheduled

Brett Alexander Savory and M. W. Anderson's West Memphis Three anthology, "Last Pentacle of the Sun: Writings in Support of the West Memphis Three", featuring a contribution by METALLICA frontman James Hetfield, will have its official launch concert/party on October 14 at Club Rockit in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A dealer will be set up at ...

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IOMMI/HUGHES: 'Eighth Star' To See Official Release In The Fall

Former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH singer Glenn Hughes has posted the following message on his web site: "I had dinner with [BLACK SABBATH guitarist] Tony Iommi on Sunday night. We are pleased to announce that the album which was originally bootlegged [issued under the title 'Eighth Star' and featuring material originally recorded back in 1996 for ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO: 'Eat Pussy Until Your Jaw Breaks'

Jason Bracelin of The Pitch reviewed the Ozzfest 2004 traveling festival when it hit Columbus, Ohio two weeks ago. An excerpt from his review follows: "If you're standing there like a pussy, you are a fuckin' pussy," SUPERJOINT RITUAL's Philip Anselmo barked at the crowd of about 15,000 as the rest of the band members ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Name DVD, Prepare To Record New Album

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, the brainchild of Canadian musician Devin Townsend, have completed work on their live DVD, "For Those Aboot To Rock" [sic]. The disc reportedly features a full set from the band's sold-out hometown show at The Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver recorded earlier this year, plus some "hilarious" backstage antics and video clips. A ...

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Swedish Black Metallers SHINING Call It A Day

Swedish black metallers SHINING have officially called it a day. The group's final album, "IV: The Eerie Cold", will be issued this winter through Avantgarde Music. "I have achieved what very few others have with this ill child of mine and I sincerely hope that you will hate the new album," said SHINING mainman Kvarforth ...

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