Ex-HADES Guitarist: GEORGE W. BUSH Is Not A Liar

Former HADES guitarist Dan Lorenzo is the latest metal musician to offer his views on the political situation in Iraq. What follows is Lorenzo's "open letter" on the subject, as sent to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "Musicians probably shouldn't speak about politics. We alienate half our audience and we're not the brightest people on the planet. "Just a ...

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CHTON: New Song Available For Download

CHTON, the Norwegian death metal band featuring Kenneth of KEEP OF KALESSIN and Torstein of MANES, have posted a track from their upcoming debut album, "Chtonian Lifecode", at their official web site. The song, entitled "Unholy Communion", can be downloaded at this location. "Chtonian Lifecode" was recorded, mixed and mastered at Godt Selskap ...

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Bassist JOEY VERA Reports On ANTHRAX European Tour

Bassist Joey Vera (FATES WARNING, ARMORED SAINT, SEVEN WITCHES) has posted the following message on his web site: "Hey y'all, I know it’s been some time since my last update but I've been away as you know. Seems like I just got back from the ANTHRAX European tour yesterday. These past two weeks have flown ...

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SUN CAGED Announce New Keyboardist

Dutch progressive metallers SUN CAGED have announced the addition of keyboardist Rene Kroon to the group's ranks. "Rene is a very good player with a lot of technical abilities, and he managed to figure out the audition songs with no errors," the band write on their web site. "Also his sounds came very close to ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS: New Album To Feature ARCH ENEMY Bassist

SPIRITUAL BEGGARS guitarist Michael Amott (ARCH ENEMY, ex-CARCASS) has posted the following studio report on the band's web site: "We are back home from our recording session at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden. We were in the studio for 8 days and we got all basic stuff down for 12 songs + some additional instrumental ...

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RAMMSTEIN: Single Details Revealed

According to RAMMSTEIN fan site Herzeleid.com, the new RAMMSTEIN single, "Mein Teil", has just been released in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland in two versions — jewel-case and limited-edition digipak. The only difference is the case; the jewel case is plastic, and the digipak is made mostly of paperboard. A third version will be ...

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