DISIPLIN To Enter Studio In August

Norwegian extreme metallers DISIPLIN, featuring ex-members of MYRKSKOG and EVILIZER, have set "Quimbanda" as the title of their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2005 though Moonfog Records. The follow-up to the group's 2003 self-titled debut will be recorded in August. DISIPLIN's self-produced debut featured guest appearances by ex-EMPEROR members Bård "Faust" Eithun and Samoth, ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer Makes Surprise Appearance At LONDON GUITAR SHOW

IRON MAIDEN vocalist Bruce Dickinson made a surprise guest appearance with MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain and guitarist Phil Hilborne at the London Guitar Show this past weekend, according to MaidenFans.com. The special performance, which took place on Sunday, May 9, at The Wembley Conference Centre, featured Dickinson singing lead on several classic rock covers, including ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE Sign With EARACHE RECORDS

Richmond, Virginia's "crossover kings" MUNICIPAL WASTE have inked a deal with Earache Records. MUNICIPAL WASTE deliver "blazing fast, raw thrash-core in the tradition of D.R.I., SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, 'Animosity'-era CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, NUCLEAR ASSAULT and ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT," according to an official press release. "All barely in their 20s, the members of MUNICIPAL WASTE inject youthful energy ...

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MUDVAYNE Tap Producer DAVE FORTMAN For New Album

MUDVAYNE have selected Dave Fortman (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, EVANESCENCE) to produce their third, as-yet-untitled, Epic Records release, tentatively due in the fall. Singer Chad Gray, guitarist Greg Tribbett, bassist Ryan Martinie and drummer Matt McDonough chose Fortman (a former guitarist for UGLY KID JOE) because they felt Dave could combine the band's extreme elements. "We've been ...

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Former WURKT Members Join Forces In A BORROWED LIFE

Former members of the once-promising Sacramento-based "nu-metal" act WURKT, Josh Robinson (vocals), Geoff Eckert (drums) and Toby Seeger (guitar), have joined forces in a new band called A BORROWED LIFE. Rounded out by guitarist Drew Cianciolo and bassist Manny Howard, A BORROWED LIFE recently completed work on a three-song demo and are planning on returning ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Singer Comments On Toronto Cancellation

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION frontman London LeGrand has posted the following message in the "Diary" section of the band's official web site: "People, there was talk earlier that day we would not be entering Canada because of their government not being understanding enough to realize human beings are only just that…human beings. And because of this, ...

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