CALLENISH CIRCLE Recruit Session Drummer

Dutch melodic death metallers CALLENISH CIRCLE have recruited a session drummer in the shape of STORMRIDER skin-basher Spike (ex-FORM, SPEEDICA). "Spike will take over [regular drummer] Gavin [Harte]'s duties for the rest of the year at the live front," the band write on their web site. "First rehearsals with Spike are planned early April. Gavin ...

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ANDROMEDA Begin Recording New Album

Acclaimed Swedish prog-metal band ANDROMEDA have commenced the recording sessions for their third album. "It's still unknown how long [the recording process] will this take," reads a post on the band's web site. ANDROMEDA, who recently announced the addition of bassist Fabian Gustavsson to the group's ranks, released their last studio album, "II=I", in 2002 ...

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Former DEATH/CYNIC Guitarist To Guest On ILLEGIMITATION CD

Former DEATH/CYNIC guitarist Paul Masvidal will reportedly make a guest appearance on the debut album from German black/death metallers ILLEGIMITATION. The as-yet-untitled effort will be recorded in August at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany under the production guidance of Alex Krull (ATROCITY, BELPHEGOR, SINISTER). Other guest musicians scheduled to appear on the CD include Victor ...

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THERAPY? Begin Work On New Material

Ireland's THERAPY? have posted the following message on their official web site: "Just when you thought all we've been doing is watching soap operas and eating fried bread, we're glad to let you know the band have begun work on some new material. Rough demos have been completed for 12-15 songs and the plan is ...

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ABORTED Announce New Drummer

Belgian gory death metallers ABORTED have announced the addition of drummer Gilles Delecroix to the group's ranks. Gilles replaces longtime drummer Frank, who amicably left the group last month due to "musical differences." "This French little pervert will be playing all shows from now on & we can tell you we're thrilled to have him ...

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