Singer PASI KOSKINEN Quits AMORPHIS

Longtime AMORPHIS singer Pasi Koskinen has officially left the band, according to a posting on the group's web site. Pasi's last live appearance with the band will take place at the Kontu Rock festival on August 21. "All touring plans will go ahead as scheduled and rumors of a replacement already exist," the posting reads. ...

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MARSHALL LAW Prepare To Record New Album

Birmingham, England-based heavy metal band MARSHALL LAW are scheduled to enter the studio in October/November to begin recording their new album, entitled "Axis of Power". "We have made great inroads into songs and developing them and crafting them to another level … sounding powerful tight and heavy," vocalist Andy Pyke wrote in a recent online ...

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EVEMASTER Part Ways With LOW FREQUENCY RECORDS

Finnish "dark metal" band EVEMASTER have parted ways with Low Frequency Records. "The decision was mutual and at least EVE-camp is feeling good about this," reads an official press release. "At the moment EVEMASTER are shopping around for a new deal and the recording of the new album should start spring/summer 2005." EVEMASTER released their ...

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Illinois Couple Gets Married At OZZFEST

Brad Broders of 23 News (WIFR) is reporting that a Rockford, IL couple got married at Ozzfest on Saturday (August 14). Kerri Howard and David Dennis met three years ago working at Pegasus Hair Styling, but after getting engaged, the avid music fans wanted to go a different route for their wedding, a ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH Finalize Track Listing For New Album

British black metal act ANAAL NATHRAKH have finalized the track listing for their second full-length album, "Domine Non Es Dignus", due on November 2 through Season Of Mist Records. The follow-up to 2001's "The Codex Necro" was recorded at Necrodeath studios and contains no "keyboards, vocal distortion or harmonizers," according to a posting on the ...

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DEICIDE: European Tour Announced

Floridian death metallers DEICIDE have announced the dates for their Fall 2004 European tour. They are as follows: Oct. 29 - Muziek-o-droom - Hasselt, BEL Oct. 30 - Metal Therapy Festival - Nancy, FRA Oct. 31 - Patronaat - Haarlem, NETH Nov. 01 - La Locomotive - Paris, FRA Nov. 02 - Havana - Toulouse, ...

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