THE APPARATUS Return To Recording Studio

Norwegian melodic death metalers THE APPARATUS have returned to Godt Selskap Studio (NECROPHAGIA, MANIFEST) in Trondheim, Norway to complete work on the song "All is Nothing" — an outtake from the group's debut album, "Heathen Agenda". "This track is planned to be used for compilations, first out is a 'Godt Selskap' disc which will contain ...

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VREID: Former WINDIR Members Bounce Back With New Project

VREID, the new Norwegian band formed by former WINDIR members Hváll (bass), Steingrim (drums) and Sture (vocals, guitar), have inked a three-album deal with Tabu Recordings. The group's debut CD, "Kraft", was recorded during the summer at Hváll's Studio 1184 and was mixed at Subsonic Society Studio (SUSPERIA, WINDIR, RED HARVEST, DARKTHRONE) in Oslo. An ...

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TENEBRE Part Ways With Guitarist

Sweden's TENEBRE have parted ways with guitarist Peter Mårdklint. According to a tongue-in-cheek posting on the group's web site, Peter "has left for Australia for studies of feces and will therefore not be a part of TENEBRE anymore." As a result of Peter's departure, bassist Richard Lion will switch to guitar while the bass duties ...

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SYMPHONY X: New Merchandise Available

Prog-metallers SYMPHONY X have made available a new shirt with the "Divine Wings of Tragedy" artwork. The shirt is available in sizes S, M, L, XL, 2X, and 3X. You can find this shirt and many more in the band's merchandise section of their webpage. As previously reported, SYMPHONY X are continuing to ...

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WARGASM: Reunion Photos Posted Online

Boston's thrash pioneers WARGASM performed a special reunion show on Saturday (Sept. 18) at the Middle East Club in Cambridge, MA. A bunch of photos taken at the event have been posted online at ReturnToThePit.com. WARGASM's performance at the Middle East Club was digitally recorded and filmed for subsequent release as part of ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH, ARCH ENEMY: More Tour Dates Released

More dates have been released for the fall 2004 edition of the "Headbanger's Ball" tour, featuring headliners CRADLE OF FILTH alongside openers ARCH ENEMY, BLEEDING THROUGH and HIMSA. The details are as follows: Nov. 04 - Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ Nov. 05 - Electric Factory - Philadelphia, PA Nov. 06 - The Palladium - ...

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KILL II THIS Finish Recording New Album

Britain's KILL II THIS have finished recording their fifth — and final — album, "Requiem", tentatively due in late November. Mixing is due to start on Monday (Sept. 20), according to a posting on the band's web site. A rough-mix MP3 of the track "When Broken Glass Floats", taken from the upcoming CD, is available ...

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