DISMEMBER Set Album Title, Plan DVD Release

DISMEMBER have set Where Ironcrosses Grow as the title of their forthcoming studio album, tentatively due in early 2003. A DVD is also in the works, spanning the band's entire history and featuring loads of behind-the-scenes and home video footage. In other news, the band have recently launched their official web site at

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GRAVE DIGGER Commence Recording Sessions For New CD

Germany's GRAVE DIGGER have commenced the recording process for their as-yet-untitled new effort at Principal Studios near Muenster, Germany for a May 26th, 2003 release through Nuclear Blast Records. All the drum tracks have been completed, and Manni Schmidt and Jens Becker are currently tracking their guitar and bass parts, respectively. The Resetti Brothers and ...

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GLASSJAW Announce Rescheduled UK Dates

GLASSJAW have announced the dates for their rescheduled UK tour, recently postponed due to the sudden illness of lead singer Daryl Palumbo. The new dates are as follows: Dec. 06 – Glasgow, UK @ G2 Dec. 07 – Manchester, UK @ University Dec. 08 – Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun Hall Dec. 09 – London, UK ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Record CLIFF RICHARD Cover

CRADLE OF FILTH have laid down a cover version of Cliff Richard's "Devil Woman" during the recording sessions for their new album, Damnation And A Day. "As the album is so dark, we wanted to enjoy ourselves a bit," Dani Filth told Rock Sound. "We chose it because it is takes the complete opposite stance ...

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Former SHOOTYZ GROOVE Members Reunite In DEAD FLY SYNDROME

Former SHOOTYZ GROOVE members Dose (drums and electronics), Donny (guitars and backing vocals), and Paul (bass, formerly known as Freaklove) have teamed up with vocalist Mike Diamond in a new band called DEAD FLY SYNDROME. The band are currently mixing a six-song demo at their Shadowlab studios and will begin shopping it to record labels ...

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DEFTONES' CHI CHENG: No New Album Until 2003

DEFTONES' forthcoming CD, tentatively titled Lovers, will not surface before early 2003, bassist Chi Cheng has confirmed via a posting on the band's official web site. "We're not going to rush this mug, so I can tell you it will be sometime next year but I will tell you I think it will [be] well ...

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FROM ZERO Announce New Bassist

Chicago's FROM ZERO have recruited former COLONEL STEM bassist Avi Kopernik as a replacement for Rob Ruccia, who left the group earlier in the year. "We chose him because he came in and played 'One Nation Under' to a tee with the harmonies," frontman Jett stated via the band's official web site. "I know some ...

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ENTOMBED Prepare To Record New Album

ENTOMBED will enter the studio on November 25th to begin recording their eighth full-length studio album for an early 2003 release. In other news, ENTOMBED's double-CD collection of previously-recorded cover versions, Sons Of Satan Praise The Lord, is due in Europe on November 11th through Music For Nations Records. ENTOMBED have also recorded their ...

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