CHARGER To Headline Two-Day Festival In The U.K.

Britain's CHARGER will be making an appearance at the 1 In 12 Club in Bradford, U.K. as part of a two-day festival taking place on Feb. 1-2. The full line-up for the event is as follows: Saturday, Feb. 01: CHARGER DUKES OF NOTHING PALE HORSE JINN SEND MORE PARAMEDICS HUMANFLY SNOWBLOOD ULTIMO DRAGON BILGE PUMP ...

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Former ICON Guitarist Resurfaces In THIEVES IN THE TEMPLE

Former ICON guitarist Danny Wexler has resurfaced in a new band project called THIEVES IN THE TEMPLE. The group, whose lineup is completed by Michael Nitro (bass), Jimmy D (drums) and Dave Fiorinis (lead vocals/guitar), have completed work on their debut album, due in the spring through an as-yet-undetermined label. For more information on THIEVES ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Reissues On The Way

Two decades after QUEENSRŸCHE released their self-titled 12-inch debut EP, EMI Records is celebrating the band's career by reissuing the disc and the six critically acclaimed albums that followed: "The Warning", "Rage For Order", "Operation: Mindcrime", "Empire", "Promised Land" and "Hear In The Now Frontier". Each of the seven QUEENSRŸCHE records has been repackaged with ...

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ASSERT Ink Deal With MALT SODA RECORDS

Britain's ASSERT have inked a deal with Malt Soda Records for the release of their fourth full-length CD, entitled "Riotous Assembly". Included on the effort will be three "live in the studio" cuts (among them a cover of MOTÖRHEAD's "Ace Of Spades") and a version of "Agitate, Educate" featuring guest lead vocals by NAPALM DEATH's ...

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NAIL WITHIN Announce New Drummer

Israeli thrashers NAIL WITHIN (formerly EMBLAZE) have announced the addition to the group's lineup of drummer Ido Levy. "Ido is a highly professional talented drummer, 25 years old, who played in the last years in bands as CAMAL JAMAL, BETRAYER and HUMAN SECTOR," reads a message on the band's official web site. NAIL WITHIN's self-titled ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM To Film Video

Finland's OMNIUM GATHERUM will film a video for the track "Writhen" at the end of this month. "Writhen" comes off the group's upcoming full-length debut, "Spirits and August Light", due in March through England's Rage Of Achilles Records. It was recorded and mixed at Sonic Pump studios by Nino Laurenne and mastered at Finnvox studios ...

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THE CROWN: More European Dates Announced

Swedish thrashers THE CROWN, recently rejoined by original vocalist Johan Lindstrand, have announced additional dates as part of their upcoming European tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jan. 22 – Helsinki, FIN @ Tavastia Jan. 23 - Jyväskylä, FIN @ Lutakko Jan. 24 - Tampere, FIN @ Pakkahuone Jan. 25 - Turku, FIN ...

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IN FLAMES To Begin Work On New Album In May

Sweden's IN FLAMES are set to travel to Denmark at the end of May to begin the pre-production process for their next studio album, tentatively due in early 2004. "As we did for 'Reroute To Remain', we will turn off our phones, put our personal lives on hold and disconnect our entire contact with the ...

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TO/DIE/FOR Finalize Track Listing For 'Jaded'

Finland's TO/DIE/FOR have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Jaded", due on Mar. 3, 2003 through Spinefarm Records. The complete track listing for "Jaded" is as follows: 01. Dying Embers 02. (I Just) Died In Your Arms (CUTTING CREW cover) 03. Too Much Ain't Enough 04. The Unknown II 05. Jaded 06. Fall ...

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SAHARA DUST Demo Posted Online

Holland's SAHARA DUST, the new group formed by ex-AFTER FOREVER guitarist Mark Jansen, ex-CASSIOPEIA guitarist Ad Sluijter and keyboardist Coen Janssen, have posted their two-song demo online at this location. The tracks available for download are "Cry For The Moon" and "Illusive Concensus". SAHARA DUST are in the process of recording their debut ...

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