CARNAL FORGE Complete Work On DVD, Continue Work On New Album

Swedish thrashers CARNAL FORGE have entered Studio Underground to begin recording their fifth full-length CD, tentatively titled "Bleed In Line", for a late summer release through Century Media Records. 12 songs are being recorded for the follow-up to last year's "The More You Suffer", and are being described by guitarist Jari Kuusisto as "[picking] up ...

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MORTENSEN: 'BUCKETHEAD Is One Of The Most Gifted Individuals I've Met'

"Lord of the Rings" star Viggo Mortensen recently spoke to IGN.com about his collaboration with "the outlandishly bizarre" GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Buckethead. Mortensen and Buckethead have collaborated on several recordings that Mortensen released through his publishing company, Perceval Press. The duo recently released "Pandemoniumfromamerica", which also features turns from Mortensen's "Lord of the Rings" ...

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METALLICA Perform 'Dyer's Eve' In Its Entirety For First Time Ever

METALLICA performed the classic "…And Justice For All" track "Dyer's Eve" in its entirety for the first time ever during their March 5 appearance at The Forum in Los Angeles, California. Speaking to the Alameda Times-Star last week, METALLICA frontman James Hetfield revealed that METALLICA's lengthy group-therapy sessions following his 2001 stint in rehab have ...

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RUNNING WILD Guitarist Collaborates With CIRCLE II CIRCLE Singer

RUNNING WILD guitarist Bernd Aufermann has collaborated with one of his "all-time fave" singers, CIRCLE II CIRCLE frontman Zak Stevens (ex-SAVATAGE), on a song for CIRCLE II CIRCLE's forthcoming sophomore album, tentatively due late summer through Germany's AFM Records. No further information is available at this time. RUNNING WILD are confirmed for this year's edition ...

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NIGHTWISH: New Promotional Photos Posted Online

Finland's NIGHTWISH have posted a bunch of new promotional photos at this location (all photos by Toni Härkönen). As previously reported, NIGHTWISH have set a June 7 Finnish release date through Spinefarm Records for their brand-new album, "Once". A single containing the album track "Nemo" is due on April 19. All 3,700 tickets ...

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