IN BATTLE To Record New Album In March

Sundsvall, Sweden-based death metallers IN BATTLE have resurfaced with a new lineup and material for a new album, tentatively due in early 2004 through an as-yet-undetermined label. Joining original members John Frölén (guitar) and John Odhinn Sandin (vocals) in the new formation are Hasse Karlsson (a.k.a. Diabolical, guitar), Nils Fjällström (a.k.a. Aeon, drums) and Chastaintment ...

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LIVING COLOUR Announce North American Tour Dates

LIVING COLOUR have lined up the following dates during October/November: Oct. 14 - New York, NY J&R in-store @ City Hall Park Nov. 05 - Denver, CO @ Fillmore Nov. 08 - Chicago, IL @ Park West Nov. 09 - Chicago, IL @ Park West Nov. 11 - Montreal, QUE @ Theatre St Denis Nov. ...

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GUANO APES To Release Live Album

Germany's GUANO APES will release their first-ever live CD, entitled simply "Live", on October 20 through G.U.N. Records. The disc was recorded during the sold-out and wildly acclaimed gig at the Cologne venue Palladium on May 2, 2003 and will be available in a regular jewel case as well as a limited-edition pressing featuring an ...

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KORY CLARKE: London Photos Posted Online

A bunch of photos taken at ex-WARRIOR SOUL singer Kory Clarke's solo gig at The Borderline in London, England on September 27 have been posted online at this location. The London gig was the final date of a week-long U.K. tour in support of Clarke's recently released solo debut, "Opium Hotel" (Livewire/Cargo). Billed ...

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RAG MEN Sign European Deal With GANGSTYLE RECORDS

RAG MEN, the New York-based band featuring frontman Jorge Rosado (MERAUDER, GOD IS I), guitarist Mitts (SKARHEAD, CROWN OF THORNZ), bassist Ian "Bulldog" Edwards (FREYA, ex-EARTH CRISIS), and drummer Rigg Ross (SKARHEAD, ex-HATEBREED), have signed a European record deal with Gangstyle Records. The group's debut album is scheduled for release in January. Download the track ...

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MINISTRY To Begin Recording In November

MINISTRY are set to begin recording their new album on November 1. As a result, they will not be able to attend the Chicago Heros Awards ceremony next month honoring the group with a "Lifetime Achievement Award". Because MINISTRY cannot attend the event, the Chicago Heros Awards have decided to present the award to MINISTRY ...

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SOILWORK To Release EP Of Rarities Through Original Label

Sweden's SOILWORK will be releasing a mini-CD next month through their original label Listenable Records. The five-song effort will include previously unreleased (in the U.S. and Europe) material from their "Steelbath Suicide" and "Chainheart Machine" periods. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Burn (DEEP PURPLE cover) 02. Disentigrated Skies 03. Shadow ...

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SLAYER: 'Soundtrack' Box Set Contents Revealed

SLAYER's long-awaited four-disc box set, "Soundtrack To The Apocalypse" (American Recordings/UMe), will finally be released on November 25. A three-CD/one-DVD box set regular edition and four-CD/one-DVD specially packaged "ammo box" for the deluxe version, "Soundtrack To The Apocalypse" includes tracks spanning every SLAYER album since 1986, soundtrack cuts, Japan-only tracks, more than a dozen rarities, ...

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