UNDERTOW Announce New Drummer

Germany's UNDERTOW have announced the addition of drummer Rainer Pflanz to the group's lineup. Pflanz will make his live debut with the group on April 23 at B-Hof in Würzburg, to be followed by a support slot on several dates on the upcoming CROWBAR/KATAKLYSM European tour. The band will enter the studio in early 2005 ...

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Exclusive: New DIMMU BORGIR Drummer Speaks Out!

DIMMU BORGIR's session drummer Reno Kiilerich has spoken exclusively to BLABBERMOUTH.NET about landing a job with what is arguably the most commercially successful black metal band in the world. Kiilerich, who hails from Denmark, was previously a member of several acclaimed death metal groups, including PANZERCHRIST, EXMORTEM and VILE. His first rehearsal session with DIMMU ...

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RAM-ZET Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Replacement

Bassist Solem has left Norwegian "black psychotic power metal" act RAM-ZET due to "private" reasons. "This is a great loss and the band wishes him all the best in the future," the group write on their web site. "He will be replaced by Jon 'Daniel', a local talent who blew all sceptics aside in Hønefoss ...

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BLINDED BY FEAR Enter Studio To Record First Demo

BLINDED BY FEAR, the new Danish band featuring former members of IRONFIRE, will enter the studio later this week to begin recording their first demo, entitled "Enroute to Pain". The recordings will take place at Nifelheim studios with producer Søren Jensen and will consist of five songs. The tracks expected to appear on the demo ...

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