DIMMU BORGIR: European Festival Appearances Announced

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have lined up the following European festival appearances this summer: Jun. 05 - Dynamo – Nijmegen, NETH Jun. 27 – Graspop Metal Meeting – Dessel, BEL Jul. 03 - With Full Force – Roitzschjora, GER As previously reported, DIMMU BORGIR have been confirmed as one of the main-stage performers ...

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ENFORSAKEN: 'The Forever Endeavor' To Include Bonus CD

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based death metallers ENFORSAKEN will be releasing their sophomore album, "The Forever Endeavor", in a special 2-CD jewel case, according to a post on their web site. CD 1 will be "The Forever Endeavor" in its entirety, while CD 2 will include 13 audio tracks and two video tracks from various Olympic Records ...

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ICED EARTH: North American Tour To Proceed As Planned

ICED EARTH have confirmed that their headlining tour of the U.S. and Canada will proceed as originally planned. The tour begins on April 18 and runs for over a month. CHILDREN OF BODOM and EVERGREY will provide support. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 18 - Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH Apr. 19 - ...

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TRAVERS/APPICE Collaboration Changes Name

Because of another band with the same name, the forthcoming project featuring legendary rock drummer Carmine Appice (OZZY OSBOURNE, VANILLA FUDGE, BLUE MURDER) and guitarist Pat Travers will now be called TRAVERS & APPICE. Their forthcoming CD, to be released on the German-based SPV label, has been re-titled "It Takes A Lot Of Balls". Says ...

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CRISIS Set Release Date For 'Like Sheep Led To Slaughter'

CRISIS have set a May 25 release date through The End/Children Of Rage Records for their new album, "Like Sheep Led To Slaughter". The follow-up to 1997's "The Hollowing" was recorded at Desert Moon Studios in Anaheim, Ca. with legendary producer Billy Anderson (CLUTCH, BRUTAL TRUTH, ORANGE GOBLIN, NEUROSIS, SLEEP) and is slated to include ...

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PEGAZUS: DVD Details Revealed

PEGAZUS guitarist Johnny Stoj has posted the following update on the band's official web site: "Just to fill you in with the latest band news to date. We have been so busy with quite a few overseas touring propositions lately and also working on new songs for the next studio album, which we are totally ...

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BELEF Sign With CANDLELIGHT RECORDS

French black metallers BELEF have signed a deal with Candlelight Records. The group's full-length debut, "Infection Purification", was recorded at Praxis Studio in Cagnes sur Mer (BLOODTHORN, AGRESSOR, IMPERIAL SODOMY, DEVILIUM) and is scheduled for release before the end of the year. BELEF's debut EP, "Deathwind Legion", was released in 1999 on the now-defunct Criminal ...

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