GUANO APES Enter German Charts At #1!

GUANO APES' latest album, "Walking On A Thin Line", entered the German Media Control charts at position #1. The band's previous CD, "Don't Give Me Names", achieved the same feat three years ago. In addition, "Walking On A Thin Line" entered the charts in Switzerland at #8, Finland at #9, Holland at #18, and Italy ...

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PRIMATE: New Demo Available For Download

San Francisco Bay Area's PRIMATE, who feature in their ranks former SKINLAB guitarist Mike Roberts and ex-SYSTEMATIC bassist Nick St. Denis (on second guitar), have posted their new three-song demo via their official web site at this location. The songs available for download are as follows: 01. Clever 02. Doppelganger 03. Ranges Ammunition ...

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RAGE Name New Album, Prepare To Enter Studio

Veteran German metallers RAGE have set "Soundchaser" as the title for their next studio album, which they plan to record in April at VPS Studio in Hamm. "Soundchaser" will be mixed and mastered in May by producer Charlie Bauerfeind at Mi Sueno studio (owned by Andi Deris of HELLOWEEN fame) in Tenerife, Spain. A late ...

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SETHIAN Complete Debut Album

Finland's SETHIAN, who feature in their ranks current FINNTROLL frontman Tapio Wilska, have finished mixing their debut CD at Finnvox studios with Mikko Karmila. The album, which was previously scheduled for release on March 31, has now been delayed "due to busy schedules," according to the group's official web site. A new release date will ...

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BLAZE Frontman Speaks Out On Upcoming Live CD

BLAZE frontman Blaze Bayley (ex-IRON MAIDEN) recently commented on the group's upcoming double live CD, "As Live As It Gets", due on March 24 through SPV/Steamhammer Records. "We are live at our best, so we used the opportunity and recorded our 'Tenth Dimension Tour' in England and Switzerland," he said. "We thought that the set ...

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DAMNED NATION Land New Deal

Sweden's DAMNED NATION, featuring former SKINTRADE/JAGGED EDGE frontman Matti Alfonzetti, have inked a deal with Italy's Scarlet Records and are currently finishing up work on their fourth album, "Sign Of Madness", for a fall release. According to the band, "the recording of the album started about a year ago but had to be cancelled due ...

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