EMPEROR Reissues To Include Bonus Material

Candlelight Records has set October 19 and November 2 as the reissue dates for EMPEROR's four genre-defining albums. "Wrath of the Tyrants", "In the Nightside Eclipse", "Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk", and "IX Equilibrum", all currently out of print in the U.S., have been reworked with additional bonus footage and material unavailable on both ...

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STARWOOD: LIZZY BORDEN Under A Different Name

Although promoted as a fresh young act in a similar mold to THE DARKNESS, the recent Metal Blade signing STARWOOD is in fact Eighties heavy metal band LIZZY BORDEN in an all-new guise, according to RockDetector.com. The band comprise vocalist Lizzy (Borden), guitarist Joe Steals, bassist Marten Andersson and drummer Joey Scott (Scott-Harges). ...

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EARACHE RECORDS: 'We Are Proud To Be Working With ADEMA'

Earache Records has issued a press release confirming the signing of ADEMA to a worldwide deal (as first reported here earlier today). Commenting on their decision to sign the band, Earache U.S. label boss Al Dawson said, "We couldn't ignore the fact that ADEMA had sold nearly platinum and they were unsigned. It occurred to ...

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KISS: Two Shows Filmed For Upcoming Concert DVD

According to Billboard.com, KISS filmed two shows this past weekend on their summer Rock the Nation tour for a forthcoming DVD release. Saturday's performance outside Washington, D.C., and Sunday's show in Virginia Beach, Va., are expected to form the basis for the as-yet-untitled project. No release date has been announced. Based on the set lists ...

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SEVENTH ONE Name New Album

Swedish power metallers SEVENTH ONE have set "What Should Not Be" as the title of their sophomore album, due on September 27 through Armageddon Products. Songtitles set to appear on the follow-up to 2002's "Sacrifice" include "Scattered", "How Many Years" and "Eyes Of The Nation". In related news, the "Armageddon Over Wacken" DVD now has ...

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CULT OF LUNA To Release New Album In October

Sweden's CULT OF LUNA have set "Salvation" as the title of their third album, due on October 4 through Earache Records. Recorded again at the Tonteknik Studios in Sweden and produced by Magnus Lindberg, the follow-up to 2003's "The Beyond" is described by guitarist Johannes Persson as "a natural progression for the band, but we ...

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ADEMA Ink New Deal With EARACHE RECORDS

According to AdemaWeb.com, ADEMA have officially signed with Earache Records. The band, who were dropped by Arista Records following the disappointing sales performance of the group's second full-length album, 2003's "Unstable", are planning on releasing their next effort before the end of the year. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Negativity", ...

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(HED) PE Sign With KOCH RECORDS

(HED) PE have inked a deal with Koch Records. Formerly signed to Jive Records and described by Rolling Stone as "the one rare rap-metal act willing to admit that good times actually exist," the Los Angeles-based group has sold over 700,000 albums since the release of their first EP in 1995. Known to be road-dogs, ...

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BLOODBATH: New Album Release Date Announced

Century Media Records has set a September 27 European release date for the sophomore BLOODBATH CD, "Nightmares Made Flesh". BLOODBATH is the Swedish death metal supergroup featuring Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström (KATATONIA, DIABOLICAL MASQUERADE, BEWITCHED), Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN), Jonas Renkse (KATATONIA, OCTOBER TIDE) and Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, DAN SWANÖ, UNICORN, EDGE OF SANITY, INFESTDEAD, ODYSSEY, ...

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