INSTIL: New Song Posted Online

Dutch thrash metallers INSTIL have posted another track online at the Garden of Exile Records website. The song "Sole Rights" is taken from the group's upcoming full-length CD, "Fire Reflects In Ashes", due on May 14 through Garden of Exile. Download it at this location. INSTIL play a mix of melodic and aggressive ...

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GORGOROTH: Collaboration With FROST Called Off

The planned collaboration between Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH and drummer Kjetil "Frost" Haraldstad (SATYRICON, 1349) has been cancelled, according to an official statement from Khaoz Productionz. "The main reason [the collaboration has been called off] is the planned Europe tour in October with GORGOROTH and 1349, which is a strong wish from both bands that ...

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OTEP: 'Warhead' Video Posted Online

A video for the new OTEP song "Warhead" can now be viewed at the group's official web site, www.otep.com. "Warhead" comes off OTEP's forthcoming sophomore album, "House of Secrets", due on July 27 through Capitol Records. A streaming audio version of the song is also available at the site. The follow-up to 2002's ...

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HIBRIA: Debut Album Mixed By IRON SAVIOR's PIET SIELCK

Brazilian heavy metallers HIBRIA have finished mixing and mastering their debut album, "Defying the Rules", with Piet Sielck (IRON SAVIOR) at a studio in Germany. A release date for the CD has yet to be announced. Based out of Porto Alegre, HIBRIA play traditional metal in the vein of HELLOWEEN and JUDAS PRIEST. The songs ...

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EDENBRIDGE, SEASON'S END Confirmed For BLOODSTOCK Warm-Up Party

EDENBRIDGE, SEASON'S END and an as-yet-undetermined third band will be performing at the Bloodstock Festival warm-up party on Thursday, September 2 at Junktion 7 in Nottingham, England. Tickets are limited to 150 and available for £7.50 by calling 0115 9855251. The 2004 installment of the U.K.'s Bloodstock Festival is set to take place September 3-4 ...

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ION VEIN Pull Out Of UPSTATE METAL FEST

Chicago prog/power metallers ION VEIN were forced to pull out of this weekend's Upstate Metal Fest due to an unfortunate accident in which their bassist broke his hand. "We've tried to find a replacement for the gig but there simply just isn't enough time to make it happen," the band said in a statement. "We ...

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URKRAFT: New Album Track Posted Online

Danish thrash/death metallers URKRAFT have posted the track "At the Border of The Known World" in MP3 format at their official web site. Download it at this location. "At the Border of The Known World" comes off the group's debut album, "Eternal Cosmic Slaughter", which was released in March through Germany's Cartel Media. ...

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HAMMERFALL Singer To Hold Release Party For Solo Debut

HAMMERFALL vocalist Joacim Cans will hold a release party for his solo project, CANS, on Saturday, May 8 at the Metallterrassen Club in Gothenburg, Sweden. Joacim will act as DJ, and the evening will also include a performance by the "all-star" band METAL MONARCHS, featuring HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak as well as a number of ...

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