MIA ZAPATA Murder Trial Goes To Jury

Jurors have begun deliberating the fate of the Miami man charged with the 1993 murder of Seattle punk-rock singer Mia Zapata of THE GITS, according to a post on the band's web site. Jesus C. Mezquia, a 49-year-old fisherman and laborer with a history of assaults on women and only a passing connection to Seattle, ...

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ILLDISPOSED Sign With ROADRUNNER RECORDS?

CloneMetal.dk is reporting that Danish death metal veterans ILLDISPOSED have signed a four-album deal with Roadrunner Records. The band will enter the studio in April/May with producer Ziggy to record their new CD, tentatively due this fall. Working songtitles set to appear on the album include "Incisive Souls", "Jeff", "Call In The Boys", ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Video Used In Videogame Trailer

TDK Mediactive is using WITHIN TEMPTATION's video for "Mother Earth" to launch their new game "Knights of the Temple" made for X-Box, PS2, Nintendo and PC. View the trailer here. The "Mother Earth" clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Films, who has previously worked with IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, MNEMIC, LACUNA ...

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HOSTILE BREED: New Music Available For Download

Russian "angry modern metal" band HOSTILE BREED have posted two exclusive MP3 files from their forthcoming album, "The Second Cut", at the web site of the top Russian record label, Irond Records. The tracks available for download are as follows: 01. Die Inside (mp3, 3.3 MB) 02. Civilization Of Hatred (mp3, ...

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ZUUL FX To Release Debut Album In The Fall

ZUUL FX, the French band featuring former NO RETURN singer Steeve "Zuul" Petit, have completed the songwriting process for their debut album, tentatively due this fall through an as-yet-undetermined label. 15 songs have been written thus far, including the three tracks previously demoed in December 2003. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include: 01. ...

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METALLICA's Future Not With Record Label?

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich recently told Launch Radio Networks that the band plan on examining their options with regards to record distribution once they have fulfilled their present contract with Elektra Records (METALLICA have one album left on their current record contract). "You know, our record contract is up soon (laughs) and we'll figure out ...

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