JERRY CANTRELL, BILLY DUFFY To Guest On CAMP FREDDY Debut

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell and ex-THE CULT axeman Billy Duffy have recorded guest appearances on the debut album from CAMP FREDDY, tentatively due in early 2005 via Sanctuary Records. Other confirmed guests on the CD include drummer Chad Smith (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) and singer Macy Gray. At least some of the ...

Read more

AURA NOIR: New Music Available For Download

Norwegian thrashers AURA NOIR have posted two full-length MP3s from their recently released album, "Merciless", at their official web site. Download the tracks "Hell's Fire" and "Black Deluge Night" at this location. "Merciless" was issued via Tyrant Syndicate Records (a division of Peaceville/Snapper Records), a new label started by Nocturno Culto ...

Read more

KALEDON Begin Mixing New Album

Italian symphonic power metallers KALEDON have commenced the mixing process for their third album, "The Way of the Light". The drum tracks for the CD were laid down in July at Alpha & Omega studios in Como, Italy by STRATOVARIUS' Jörg Michael (the band have since been rejoined by drummer David Folchitto). KALEDON entered Giuseppe ...

Read more

THE DARKNESS Hope To Release New Album Next Summer

THE DARKNESS have been working on the follow-up to their debut album, "Permission to Land", and admit in an interview with The Glasgow Daily Record it hasn't been easy. "We've been at it solidly for the last couple of weeks and it has had its ups and downs," guitarist Dan Hawkins explained. "Because we've been ...

Read more

VOLBEAT To Support HELMET In Amsterdam

Danish metallers VOLBEAT will support HELMET at the Melkweg in Amsterdam, Holland on December 16. VOLBEAT's recently completed debut album, "The Strength/The Sound/The Songs", is expected to surface in early 2005 via New Aeon Media (a subsidiary of Holland's Karmageddon Media). The CD was recorded at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen ...

Read more

CHIMAIRA Drummer To Guest On New DAATH Album

Kevin Talley (CHIMAIRA, DYING FETUS, MISERY INDEX) will lay down a few tracks on the upcoming sophomore album from Atlanta-based technical death metallers DAATH. The CD, entitled "The Hinderers", will also feature guest guitar solos by Jim Malone (ARSIS) and James Murphy (TESTAMENT, OBITUARY, DEATH). Murphy is also scheduled to mix the record, which is ...

Read more

RAM To Support SEBASTIAN BACH In Spain

RAM, the Swedish "traditional" heavy metal band featuring Leif Larsson (bass, ex-FROZEN EYES) and Morgan Pettersson (drums, ex-B-THONG), have been confirmed as the support act for the Spanish leg of SEBASTIAN BACH's (ex-SKID ROW) upcoming European tour. RAM supporting SEBASTIAN BACH: Dec. 10 – Madrid, SPA - Macumba Dec. 11 - Bergara, SPA - Sala ...

Read more