ROTTING CHRIST Part Ways With Guitarist COSTAS

Greece's ROTTING CHRIST have amicably parted ways with longtime guitarist Costas due to "personal reasons." A replacement guitarist has yet to be announced. Costas' final appearance with ROTTING CHRIST will take place on July 24 at Anhembi in São Paulo, Brazil as part of the Masters Open Air Festival. Other groups set to perform at ...

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TRANSMISSION0 To Release Debut Album In August

Netherland-based aggressive metal/hardcore band TRANSMISSION0 will release their debut album, "0" (Zero), on August 24 through Go Kart Records. "0" was completely created (recorded/mixed) at the band's own Behind Green Door Studios in Tilburg, The Netherlands with guitarist Mischa van Rodijnen serving as both album producer and mixer. "At first it didn't look as if ...

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GORATH Sign With BLACK OWL RECORDS

Belgian black metallers GORATH have signed a deal with Black Owl Records. The group will enter the studio this summer to begin recording their full-length debut, "Elite", tentatively due in the fall. "The new record will contain mostly older songs, around three new anthems and something rare," according to an official press release. In other ...

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LIVING LOUD: CD And DVD To Be Released In Three Formats

LIVING LOUD, the new "supergroup" consisting of Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP) on bass, Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, KANSAS, DIXIE DREGS) on guitar, Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) on keyboards, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums and Jimmy Barnes (COLD CHISEL) on vocals, will have their CD and DVD released through ...

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PYORRHOEA: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new PYORRHOEA track, entitled "Anal Arousal", has been posted online at this location. "Anal Arousal" comes off the Polish death/grind band's debut CD, "Desire For Torment", due later this year through in conjunction with the fourth issue of Thrash 'em All magazine. PYORRHOEA are said to be one of the most brutal ...

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LULLACRY: New Promotional Photos Posted Online

Finnish female-fronted gothic heavy rock act LULLACRY have uploaded a bunch of new promotional photos at this location. As previously reported, LULLACRY are scheduled to release a new EP, "Fire Within", on August 23 through Century Media Records. The CD features two new songs, "Fire Within" and "The #1 Rebel", plus two remakes ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer Comments On SLAYER Tour

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE will embark on a headlining tour from August 17 to September 17 with FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES, EIGHTEEN VISIONS and 36 CRAZYFISTS opening, playing cities all over the United States. In addition, from late October 27 through mid-December, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE will tour with SLAYER on the latest incarnation of the highly successful Jagermeister ...

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JON OLIVA: Singer DAMOND JINIYA Is Still An Active Member Of SAVATAGE

Contrary to a statement by former SAVATAGE vocalist Zack Stevens (CIRCLE II CIRCLE) published by the Greek webzine Metal-Realm.com, singer Damond Jiniya is still an active member of SAVATAGE, the group's management has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "There are no changes in anything that has to do with SAVATAGE," the band's vocalist/mastermind Jon Oliva said in ...

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