IMPALED Sign With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Oakland, California's demented, maniacal surgeons known as IMPALED have inked a four-album, worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The announcement comes on the heels of the success of their well-received album, "Mondo Medicale", and on the eve of the release of a conceptual split-CD release with the Spanish stalwarts of gore, HAEMMORHAGE. When reached for ...

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PANTERA: 'Best Of' CD To Include Bonus DVD

PANTERA's forthcoming career overview, "The Best of Pantera: Far Beyond the Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits!" , will surface on September 23 through Elektra/Rhino Records, Billboard.com reports. The 16-song "Vulgar Hits!" CD will be packaged with a bonus DVD boasting 12 videos, including two live performances. The bulk of the material is culled from the ...

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DEFTONES Singer Suffers Groin Injury

The DEFTONES were forced to drop off the bill for Sunday's Summer Sanitarium show at the Metrodome in Minneapolis due to a groin pull suffered by singer Chino Moreno at a Saturday show in Chicago, according to MTV.com. Moreno will spend the next few days resting so that he can return to the stage on ...

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BUSH Twins Meet CHRIS CORNELL At His Birthday Bash

The New York Post reports that the Bush twins asked one of their Secret Service minders to introduce them to AUDIOSLAVE frontman Chris Cornell at The Deck at Pier 59 the other night. Cornell happened to be celebrating his birthday at the hotspot with girlfriend Vicky Karayiannis, a Paris-based publicist. Cornell and fellow Lollapalooza rockers ...

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THE LEGION: New Song Posted Online

Swedish black/death metallers THE LEGION have posted a new song, titled "Those Beyond", at this location. "Those Beyond" comes off the group's forthcoming debut album, "Unseen To Creation", tentatively due in October through France's Listenable Records. The album, which is being recorded at Abyss Studios with producer Tommy Tägtgren, will reportedly feature "eight ...

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SEETHINGS Set Release Date For 'Parallels'

SEETHINGS, the new Swedish band fronted by former DARKANE vocalist Lawrence Mackrory, will release their debut album, "Parallels", in Europe and Scandinavia on October 27 through Scarlet Records. Division Records will release the album in France and Switzerland. At this point, the group have no release dates for U.S. and Asia but hope to secure ...

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GOD FORBID To Re-Release Out-Of-Print Debut

New Jersey's GOD FORBID will be re-releasing their debut full-length album, "Reject The Sickness", on their own label, PR Records. This blistering effort has been out of print for some time and will be available in about a month at shows, online, and at indie metal and hardcore stores. The group are currently wrapping up ...

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KROKUS To Release New Live Album

Veteran Swiss hard rockers KROKUS are currently compiling a live album recorded earlier this year containing all the classics along with a few surprises. An early 2004 release is expected. In other news, Sanctuary/Castle Music have just issued a KROKUS compilation entitled "Long Stick Goes Boom: The Anthology". According to the group's official web site, ...

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