Name This Band: SEVENDUST, STEREOMUD, SKRAPE Members Need Your Help

A contest has been launched to name the new band featuring former and current members of SEVENDUST, SKRAPE, Tommy Lee's (MÖTLEY CRÜE) solo band, STEREOMUD and VIRGOS MERLOT/VIRGOS. The group, which is currently recording its debut album in Orlando, FL, consists of the following musicians: Brett Hestla: Vocals Will Hunt (SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE): Drums Corey ...

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SATYRICON/DARKTHRONE 'Wacken Special' To Air On Norwegian TV

The highlights of the joint legendary performance by Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON and DARKTHRONE guitarist/vocalist Nocturno Culto at this year's Wacken festival will be televised by "Lydverket", Norway's top music show on Norwegian national TV channel NRK1 on Wednesday, September 8 at 11:10 p.m. The performance footage will be included in the 20-minute SATYRICON/DARKTHRONE "special" ...

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NILE's KARL SANDERS Talks About Upcoming Solo Album

NILE guitarist/vocalist Karl Sanders will release his debut solo album, "Saurian Meditation", on October 26 through Relapse Records. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Awaiting the Vultures 02. Of the Sleep of Ishtar 03. Luring the Doom Serpent 04. Contemplations of the Endless Abyss 05. The Elder God Shrine 06. ...

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NAGLFAR To Open For CANNIBAL CORPSE In Sweden

Swedish death/black metallers NAGLFAR will replace AMON AMARTH as the opening band for CANNIBAL CORPSE at their gig at Idun Folkets Husin Umeå, Sweden on September 27. The show will be one of NAGLFAR's few gigs in Sweden this year. Also appearing on the bill will be SPAWN OF POSSESSION. NAGLFAR's most recent album, "Sheol", ...

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SOULGRIND To Enter Studio Later This Month

SOULGRIND, the Finnish band featuring former LULLACRY frontwoman Tanja "Whisper Lilith" Kemppainen (a.k.a. Tanya), will enter D studio (HEVEIN, DIVERCIA) in Klaukkala, Finland on September 25 to begin recording their new album, "The Prophecy of the Paganblood", for an early 2005 release through France's Holy Records. Final mixing is tentatively scheduled to take place in ...

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BIOMECHANICAL Sign With ELITIST RECORDS

U.K. progressive epic thrash metallers BIOMECHANICAL have inked a four-album deal with Elitist Records. BIOMECHANICAL are presently working on their sophomore album at singer Jon K's (also in BALANCE OF POWER) own studio. Work is likely to be completed at the end of 2004 for an early 2005 release. An unmixed track, called "Disintegration", from ...

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