NIRVANA: Box Set Title, Release Date Announced

According to Amazon.com and a several other Internet sources, the hotly anticipated three-CD/one-DVD NIRVANA box set will be entitled "With The Lights Out" (a lyric from the legendary NIRVANA track "Smells Like Teen Spirit") and will hit stores on November 23 via Geffen (November 22 in Europe). The four-disc compilation is made up of three ...

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NECROPHAGIA: 'Nightmare Scenarios' DVD Details Revealed

NECROPHAGIA's "Nightmare Scenarios" DVD (cover) will be released this Halloween through Red Stream, Inc. The disc includes nine videos in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, exclusive interviews with Killjoy, Paul Naschy, Jose Moral, Jorge Zarco, Dario Ferrer, and J. Luis Martine, "Behind the Scenes - Set Building", "How to Make a Monster: The Uncreation ...

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UNCHAINED To Release Debut Album This Month

Swedish melodic metallers UNCHAINED will release their self-titled debut album on October 27 via Sound Riot Records. The CD was recorded at Pama Studios (KARMAKANIC, THE FLOWER KINGS) in Sweden and mastered at Digital Fabriken (DESTINY, RAUNCHY, TRANSPORT LEAGUE). Artwork was handled by ProgArt (KOTIPELTO, EVERGREY, LOST HORIZON). "Unchained", which features LOCOMOTIVE BREATH's Mattias Osbäck ...

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JAGGERNAUT: Former HAMMERFALL Drummer To Remain In The Group

Despite a previous announcement to the contrary, drummer Patrik Räfling (ex-HAMMERFALL) will remain a member of Sweden's JAGGERNAUT, according to a posting on the group's web site. However, due to an "unfortunate accident," Patrik will be temporarily replaced by Rickard Johansson. A replacement for guitarist Alex Räfling has yet to be named. JAGGERNAUT, who feature ...

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STARRATS Begin Recording Sophomore Album

Danish hard rockers STARRATS have entered Whitebranch studio in Hillerød, Denmark to begin recording their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2005. Nine drum tracks have been recorded thus far, and four more songs, plus a couple of covers, will be tracked in the near future. The upcoming CD will be the follow-up to "Broken ...

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BATHORY Tribute Album Changes Name

Germany's Black Goat Productions have changed the projected title of the upcoming BATHORY tribute album to "A Tribute from the Hordes to Bathory" from the previously announced "Twilight of the Goats". "After talking to [BATHORY's record label] Black Mark I had to change the name of the 'Twilight of the Goats - A Tribute to ...

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BLUDGEON Announce New Album Working Title

Chicago-based metallers BLUDGEON have set "Fuck My Wife Please" as the "working title" of their new album, tentatively due in late 2004/early 2005. The first signing to MANOWAR's Magic Circle Music, BLUDGEON had their debut album, "Crucify the Priest", produced by MANOWAR bassist Joey DeMaio. A live DVD/CD, entitled "Crucified Live", came out late last ...

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IMMOLATION, CEPHALIC CARNAGE Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATHFEST

IMMOLATION, CEPHALIC CARNAGE and BODIES LAY BROKEN are the latest acts confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Maryland Deathfest, set to take place May 28-29 at the Thunderdome in Baltimore, MD. Other groups set to appear at the festival include REGURGITATE, BIRDFLESH, ABSCESS, XXX MANIAK and KILL THE CLIENT. For more information, visit

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RE:IGNITION: West Hollywood Photos Posted Online

RE:IGNITION, the new band featuring SKINLAB members Steev Esquivel and Snake, performed a showcase gig Thursday night (Sept. 30) at The Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, CA. Check out pictures from DirtJunior.com. RE:IGNITION is: Dave Moore (ex-MINDBENDER) - Vocals Steev Esquivel (SKINLAB, ex-DEFIANCE) - Guitars Tim Howell (ex-FUELED, SACRILEGE B.C.) - ...

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