EVEMASTER Finish Re-Recording Debut Album

Finland's EVEMASTER have set "MMIV Lacrimae Mundi" as the title of the re-recorded version of their debut album (originally released 1998), "Lacrimae Mundi". Drums on "MMIV Lacrimae Mundi" were once again be handled by Jaska Raatikainen from CHILDREN OF BODOM. According to the band, the idea behind the re-recording was to make it "as punk ...

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SCENES Part Ways With Singer, Announce Replacement

German prog-metallers SCENES have parted ways with vocalist Nektarios Bamiatzis. "Collaboration with [Nektarios] the past few months had become more difficult and complicated to schedule due to his engagement at 'German Idol' as well as his solo career," the band write on their web site. "As a result of Neki's meteoric rise after he reached ...

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FLESHGRIND: Tour Dates Announced

Illinois-based death metallers FLESHGRIND have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Mar. 19 - Wichita, KS @ Double Vision Mar. 20 - Weslaco, TX @ TBA Mar. 21 - San Antonio, TX @ Sparks Club Mar. 22 - Corpus Christi, TX @ La Cantina Mar. 23 - Laredo, TX @ Sal's Pizza ...

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HAVOCHATE Begin Recording New Album

HAVOCHATE have entered the studio to begin recording their second album — the group's first to feature the vocals of new frontman Tim Bouchee. Bouchee was brought into the fold last year after the departure of vocalist Jon Mallek, and made his live debut with the band when they played several shows with OVERKILL in ...

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SENTENCED Frontman To Take Over Vocal Duties In POISONBLACK

SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala has taken over the lead vocal duties in his side-project POISONBLACK following the departure of CHARON singer Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto. Laihiala's decision to handle the vocals himself comes less than a month after reports surfaced that the group's new singer would be a Canadian vocalist whose name had never been officially revealed. ...

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SUIDAKRA Seek Guitarist, Singer

German melodic black/death metallers SUIDAKRA are currently looking to add a guitar player and a singer. "But don't worry, the current line-up will not be changing anytime soon," the band write on their web site. For more information (in German), click here. Upcoming SUIDAKRA shows: Mar. 12 – Mürzzuschlag, AUT - HOT Mar. ...

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RISING MOON Name New Album

Italian death metallers RISING MOON have set "They Are As Us" as the title of their forthcoming fourth full-length album, tentatively due this fall through Finland's Rising Realm Records. The follow-up to 2001's "...For The Remained Time" was recorded at Outer Sound Studios (NOVEMBRE, STORMLORD, THY MAJESTIE). RISING MOON are said to deliver "melodic form ...

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VOID OF SILENCE Complete Work On 'Human Antithesis'

Italy's VOID OF SILENCE have completed work on their new album, "Human Antithesis", at Sick Lab's Studios in Rome for an April release through Code666 Records (via its Aural Music imprint). "Human Antithesis" marks the recording debut with the group of PRIMORDIAL vocalist Alan Nemtheanga, who replaced previous frontman Malfeitor Fabban last September. "Human Antithesis" ...

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