AVULSED Enter Studio To Record New Album

Spanish death metallers AVULSED have entered VRS Studios in Madrid to begin recording their fourth full-length album, entitled "Gorespattered Suicide", tentatively due in October/November through Metal Age Productions. The recording sessions will last 10 days, after which the tapes will be sent over to Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, ex-MORBID ANGEL) to mix and master the ...

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FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND Talk About Winning Over IRON MAIDEN Fans

Lead singer Matt Davies and guitarist Darren Smith of the Welsh post-hardcore outfit FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND recently spoke to Canada's Chart Attack about the experience of opening for IRON MAIDEN on tour in Europe. "There were times when those hardcore MAIDEN fans couldn't give a fuck what we were doing," Darren admitted. "The first ...

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YO DIDDLEY: ARMORED SAINT Side-Project To Play Club Gig

YO DIDDLEY, the rock/blues side-project of ARMORED SAINT drummer Gonzo and guitarist Phil Sandoval, will be performing at the club River Bottom in Burbank, CA (across from Warner Bros.) on Friday, July 30. The show starts at 9:00 p.m. ARMORED SAINT are planning on entering the studio in late 2004/early 2005 to begin recording the ...

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SHADOWS FALL: Fan Death At Florida Concert?

SHADOWS FALL singer Brian Fair reportedly revealed at the group's New Orleans show on Thursday (July 29) that a fan passed away at the St. Petersburg concert the night before. The band dedicated the song "The Art of Balance" to him and his family. No further information is currently available. SHADOWS FALL's new album, "The ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY To Play 'Secret' Club Show In Korea

DARK TRANQUILLITY will be performing a "secret" club show under the name DAMAGE DONE at Seoul, Korea's Live Hall on August 5. Support at the gig will come from South Korea's DOWNHELL (featuring former members of KIM KYUNG HO who have sold 2.5 million records in Korea). Tickets will be strictly limited as the club ...

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BEHEMOTH: 'Crush.Fukk.Create' DVD Details Revealed

Regain Records has set a September 6 release date for the new DVD from Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH, entitled "Crush.Fukk.Create: Requiem for Generation Armageddon". Commented BEHEMOTH mainman Nergal: "We've been working in E-Media Studio for one week now, on the stuff for our upcoming DVD. It's gonna be a fully entertaining release I can assure ...

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ANTHRAX: Limited-Edition Skateboards Available Now

ANTHRAX are making a very limited-edition run of "Among the Living" skateboards available via their official web site. The skateboards are "old-school shape, just like a 1986 Vision Mark Gonzales deck" and are "totally functional for shredding, or hang[ing] on your wall. A must-have collectors item. Each board is shrink wrapped so there will be ...

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