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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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DEEP PURPLE Guitarist Checks In From The U.K.

DEEP PURPLE guitarist Steve Morse has posted the following message at this official web site: "We're getting near the end of the tour leg in the United Kingdom. This is home turf for the guys in the band, apart from me. Soccer on t.v. any time of the day, BBC programming, but some hotels carry ...

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