JOACIM CANS Has No Intention Of Leaving HAMMERFALL

HAMMEFALL singer Joacim Cans has posted the following message on his official web site: "Well, after traveling around Europe for 11 days, promoting [my solo] album ['Beyond the Gates'] in Finland, Denmark, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Germany and Holland, I am finally home to continue the promotion campaign with phoners. Springtime is in the air ...

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E-FORCE To Debut New Lineup At French Gig

Former VOIVOD and current E-FORCE frontman Eric Forrest has relocated to Toulouse, France "due to personal and business reasons. I got married to Nathalie Denaclara (FMR 89.1 / Havana Cafe) last September," says Eric. As a result of Forrest's move, E-FORCE's lineup has been completely revamped. Joining Eric in the new band are Lewis Leveque ...

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CARPATHIAN FOREST Singer Suffers Injury, Band To Perform Instrumental Set At NO MERCY FESTIVALS

Tour manager Joey Severance has issued a statement regarding CARPATHIAN FOREST's participation in this year's No Mercy Festivals European tour, which is scheduled to begin Tuesday (March 30) in Osnabrück, Germany. Says Severance: "Several days ago, [CARPATHIAN FOREST] vocalist Nattefrost was involved in an accident and suffered torn muscles and a fracture of his collar ...

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It's Official: DIMMU BORGIR Recruit Session Drummer RENO KIILERICH

As exclusively reported here yesterday, Danish drummer Reno Kiilerich (PANZERCHRIST, VILE, HUMAN ERUPT) has been officially recruited as the session drummer in DIMMU BORGIR for the group's upcoming live appearances, a spokesperson for the band's management has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Kiilerich, who rehearsed with DIMMU for the first time on Friday (March 26), ...

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