DESTRUCTION Speak Out Against 'Money-Hungry' European Record Stores

German thrashers DESTRUCTION are continuing to receive complains from fans who are being asked to pay double-CD prices for the special-edition "Metal Discharge" double-CD — an album originally intended by the band and their label (Nuclear Blast) to be sold for the price of a single-CD release. Commented DESTRUCTION bassist/vocalist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer: "We all ...

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NEUROSIS Name New CD

NEUROSIS have set "The Eye Of Every Storm" as the title of their new album, due in June through Neurot Recordings in North America and Relapse Records in other parts of the world. "The Eye Of Every Storm" was mixed at Electrical Audio studio in Chicago with producer Steve Albini (NIRVANA, BUSH, SOIL). An advance ...

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NOTHINGFACE Split Up, Bandmembers Launch New Project

NOTHINGFACE have reportedly split up. The group's official statement on the matter is as follows: "We regret to inform that after 10 years and 4 albums, we, as a band, will no longer continue as NOTHINGFACE. We cannot begin to thank all our friends, family and most importantly our fans for their continued support through ...

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URIAH HEEP/DEEP PURPLE Supergroup Finds A Name

The new "supergroup" featuring former OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Bob Daisley alongside members of URIAH HEEP and DEEP PURPLE, will release their debut album under the name LIVING LOUD, according to Undercover News. The band, which consists of Daisley, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums, Don Airey (OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) on keyboards, ...

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WES BORLAND: 'I Will Never Join EVANESCENCE'

Ex-LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland has posted the following message on the web site of his now-defunct post-LIMP BIZKIT band EAT THE DAY: "I didn't think that I needed to say anything about this, but to be perfectly clear and to address many rumors I have heard, I have not, nor will I ever join ...

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MARDUK Announce New Singer

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have announced the addition of vocalist Mortuus to the group's ranks. Mortuus replaces previous singer Legion, who was unceremoniously ousted from the group last November. A couple of photos of Mortuus can currently be seen at MARDUK's official web site. As previously reported, MARDUK's much-anticipated DVD, "Funeral Marches And ...

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BIOHAZARD Drummer: New CD/DVD Planned For September

BIOHAZARD drummer Danny Schuler has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Yo, what up everybody. Been getting pummeled with questions about the status of BIOHAZARD, a new CD, a DVD, tour, everything, so I wanted to take this opportunity to shed some light on what's going on with us. First off, ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Confirmed For Sweden's ARVIKAFESTIVALEN

CRADLE OF FILTH have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Arvikafestivalen, scheduled to take place Sweden July 15-17 in Arvika, Sweden. Also set to appear are MESHUGGAH, THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES, VIVE LA FÊTE and SUB6, among others. Tickets for the festival are priced at 830 SEK (plus a service charge) and ...

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