CRYSTAL BALL To Support KROKUS In Switzerland

Swiss melodic metallers CRYSTAL BALL will support KROKUS on the Swiss leg of their "Rock the Block" 2003 Tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 29 - Paragraph K - Langnau, SWI Mar. 30 - Paragraph K - Langnau, SWI Apr. 12 - Metropol - Lausanne, SWI Apr. 13 - Bierhuebeli - Bern, SWI Apr. ...

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Former KITTIE Guitarist Delays Release Of Solo Debut

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, the solo project of former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman, have delayed the release of their debut album, "District 6", to sometime in the spring. "With the cover art being late and with promotion not being where it should be right now, the release date will be pushed back," Fallon wrote on the group's ...

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H.I.M.: Hamburg Photos Posted Online

Several photos of Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. performing a "pre-launch" show for their upcoming album, "Love Metal", on Saturday, March 8 at the Grosse Freiheit Club in Hamburg, Germany have been posted online at this location. "Love Metal" is due on April 14 through BMG Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Deep Shadows And ...

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AMARAN Postpone U.K. Tour

Sweden's AMARAN, who feature in their ranks ex-members of MOURNING SIGN, have postponed their previously announced four-date tour of the U.K with AMON AMARTH and SOLACE DENIED "due to matters out of our control," according to the band's official web site. The rescheduled dates will be announced soon. AMARAN are due to record their as-yet-untitled ...

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SOLITUDE AETURNUS Mainman Discusses Direction Of New Album

SOLITUDE AETURNUS mastermind John Perez recently spoke to Electricbasement.com about the musical direction of the band's upcoming album, tentatively due at the end of the year. "All of the songs are written," Perez revealed. "Now it's time to arrange them and scrutinize [them]. This is the painstaking process of re-writing and being honest with ourselves ...

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CHARON Hard At Work On New Album

Finland's CHARON, who have been lambasted in their home country for "ripping off" local heroes H.I.M., are currently holed up at BRR Studios in their hometown of Raahe recording their fourth full-length album, tentatively due in the fall through Spinefarm Records. CHARON's last album, the excellent "Downhearted", debuted at position #3 on the Finnish album ...

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RAWHEAD REXX To Support DORO In Germany, Czech Republic

Germany's RAWHEAD REXX, the band featuring former GLENMORE guitarist/vocalist Jürgen Volk, will support veteran female singer DORO on a short tour of Germany and the Czech Republic in April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 10 – Substage - Karlsruhe, GER Apr. 11 - Garage - Saarbrücken, GER Apr. 16 - Live Stadion - Dieburg, ...

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