BODY COUNT To Collaborate With Former EVANESCENCE Guitarist

BODY COUNT, the metal/punk band fronted by legendary rapper Ice T, are slated to contribute a new song to the upcoming "Resident Evil 2" soundtrack. The as-yet-untitled track will apparently be a collaboration between the group and a seemingly unlikely writing partner — former EVANESCENCE guitarist Ben Moody. "We're going to do a song on ...

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PRIMAL FEAR To Film Video For 'The Healer'

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR will be shooting a video for the song "The Healer" in April in the Netherlands with director with director Maurice Swinkels of Lowlifemedia Productions (EXODUS, ABORTED, IMMOLATION, OCCULT). "The Healer" comes off the group's group's latest CD, "Devil's Ground", which was released last month through Nuclear Blast Records. PRIMAL FEAR's ...

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SUFFOCATION Set Release Date For 'Souls To Deny'

Reunited New York death metallers SUFFOCATION have set an April 27 North American release date through Relapse Records for their new album, "Souls to Deny". The album will arrive overseas on May 17. The band's first full album of new material since 1995's "Pierced From Within" was recorded at New York's Full Force Studios with ...

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THE GATHERING: Dutch Dates Sold Out

THE GATHERING have announced via their official web site that all the shows on the Dutch portion of their upcoming "Sleepy Buildings" semi-acoustic tour are completely sold out. In addition, the band's March 8 concert at Zeche Carl in Essen, Germany is also sold out, and only a limited number of tickets is available for ...

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BLACK SABBATH Drummer To Release New Solo Track

BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward has decided to release another one of the songs from his long-awaited "Beyond Aston" solo album free online as a "teaser" of sorts for the CD, which he hopes to complete soon. The name of the song Bill will be making available is "The Dark Half Hour". More details as ...

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MAYHEM: 'Chimera' Artwork Revealed

Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM have posted the cover artwork for their new album, "Chimera", at (get your magnifying glasses ready, people) this location. The group have also finalized the track listing for the CD, which is scheduled to be released on March 29 in Europe and April 6 in the U.S. through Season ...

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BLOODBATH: MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT Out, New Album On The Way

BLOODBATH, the Swedish death metal supergroup featuring Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström (KATATONIA, DIABOLICAL MASQUERADE, BEWITCHED), Jonas Renkse (KATATONIA, OCTOBER TIDE) and Dan Swanö (NIGHTINGALE, DAN SWANÖ, UNICORN, EDGE OF SANITY, INFESTDEAD, ODYSSEY, PAN-THY-MONIUM), have announced plans to enter the studio in the spring to record their sophomore album, tentatively due late summer through Century Media Records. ...

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