NIGHTWISH's 'Nemo' Explodes On European Single Charts

NIGHTWISH's latest single, "Nemo", has entered the German Top 100 singles chart at position No. 12. In addition, the single came in at No. 1 in Hungary, No. 24 in Austria, No. 4 in Norway and No. 25 in Switzerland. "Nemo" comes off NIGHTWISH's much-anticipated follow-up to 2002's "Century Child", "Once", due on June 7 ...

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BETZEFER To Record Full-Length Debut

Israeli metallers BETZEFER will enter CCR Studio in Belgium on June 14 to begin recording their new album, tentatively due later in the year. The CD will be mixed and mastered in August by Tue Madsen (MNEMIC, THE HAUNTED, KONKHRA, 2 TON PREDATOR) at his Antfarm Studio in Aarhus, Denmark. The tentative track listing for ...

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SLIPKNOT: Replica Mask Up For Grabs

SLIPKNOT fan site Metabolic666.com, in association with SlaygroundProductions.com, is giving away a SLIPKNOT replica mask professionally made by Slayground Productions. For a list of rules, and to sign up for the giveaway, click here. SLIPKNOT's much-anticipated new album, "Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses)", is due on May 25 through Roadrunner Records. SLIPKNOT will ...

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SILVERCHAIR Up For Australian 'Song Of The Year' Award

SILVERCHAIR have been nominated in the "Song of the Year" category at this year's APRA (Australasian Performing Right Association) awards. It's the second year in the row SILVERCHAIR have been nominated in this category, this time with "Across the Night". The APRA "Song of the Year" award is the biggest peer-voted music award in Australia. ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE To Sign With SPV RECORDS?

TYPE O NEGATIVE are currently negotiating a multi-album record deal with the SPV label, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. The band, whose first album, "Slow, Deep and Hard", was issued in 1991, fulfilled their contractual obligations to longtime label Roadrunner with the release of last year's "Life Is Killing Me". That album debuted on The Billboard ...

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BLACK ABYSS Sign With MASSACRE RECORDS

German power metal band BLACK ABYSS have signed a deal with Massacre Records. The label will release the group's second album, "Angels Wear Black", later in the year. "Angels Wear Black" is the follow-up to BLACK ABYSS' successful debut, "Land of Darkness", which was released via B.O. Records. "Angels Wear Black" was produced by Dieter ...

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