MACABRE Announce Touring Plans

Chicago's MACABRE and in the process of lining up U.S. dates with DIABOLIC in December and European dates with CEPHALIC CARNAGE in January/February. An as-yet-undetermined third act will be added to both tours. MACABRE will be touring in support of their latest release, "Murder Metal", which can be previewed here. ...

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AFTER FOREVER Set Release Date For New EP

Dutch gothic/atmospheric doom metal act AFTER FOREVER have set November 13 as the release date through Transmission Records for their forthcoming mini-CD, entitled "Exordium". The EP, which contains four originals and two covers, was recorded at Excess studios in Rotterdam, Holland with producers Hans Pieters and Dennis Leidelmeijer. In addition, the group — who recently ...

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STRATOVARIUS Enter Finnish Chart At No. 4!

STRATOVARIUS' "Elements Pt. 2" has entered the Finnish album chart at No. 4. "This is very good especially when we remember that we already sold approximately 500 copies to Finland as preorders for 'Pt 2' Special Edition and those numbers weren't counted at all," the group's webmaster writes on their web site. View the whole ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Cancel New York Show

SIX FEET UNDER have cancelled tonight's show at L'Amour in Brooklyn, New York "due to a booking conflict between the promoter and the club," according to a post on the band's web site. "The date will be made up in January." No further information is available at this time. ...

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EVANESCENCE Guitarist Walks Out?

Britain's Rock Sound magazine is reporting that EVANESCENCE's Ben Moody has walked out in the middle of the band's European tour. The guitarist and co-songwriter, who formed the band as a teenager with singer Amy Lee, flew home without speaking to his bandmates during a day off on their German trek. They were then left ...

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TYRANNY Sign With FIREBOX RECORDS

Finnish death/doom metallers TYRANNY have signed a deal with Firebox Records. The group's debut "mini-CD", featuring 44 minutes of music, will be released in December. More information will be made available soon. ...

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