DAMNED NATION Complete Work On New Album

Swedish heavy rock act DAMNED NATION have completed work on their fourth album, "Sign of Madness", tentatively due in mid-November via Italy's Scarlet Records. Produced by the "father" of the Swedish death metal sound, Tomas Skogsberg, "Sign of Madness" features a "modern and raw approach, still linked to the old and traditional DAMNED NATION classic ...

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GODSMACK: 'Changes' DVD To Receive European Release In December

GODSMACK's long-form live in-concert DVD, "Godsmack - Changes", will receive a European release on December 6 via Coming Home Studio. Filmed throughout GODSMACK's 2003-2004 worldwide "Faceless" tour, much of which included the coveted support slot for METALLICA's "St Anger" tour in Europe and North America, "Changes" offers in-depth interviews with all four band members, behind-the-scenes ...

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DEFLESHED Complete Basic Tracks For New CD, Plan Video Shoot

Sweden's DEFLESHED have completed the basic tracks for their fifth studio album, "May the Flesh Be With You", at Dug-Out Studios in Uppsala, Sweden. The group are scheduled to return to the studio in November to record the vocals and mix the effort. "The good thing about this slow process is obviously the result, which ...

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IN FLAMES Confirm NYC Cancellation, Singer To Become Father

A spokesperson at IN FLAMES' management company has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that the group have cancelled their previously announced Sept. 29 show at CBGB in New York City. "Anders' [Fridén, vocals] girlfriend is pregnant. Originally the baby was supposed to come on Oct. 13 but the contractions started yesterday (Sept. 27) already and it seems ...

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New DEREK SHERINIAN Solo Album To Feature Guest Appearances By ZAKK WYLDE, JOHN SYKES

Former DREAM THEATER/YNGWIE MALMSTEEN keyboardist Derek Sherinian will release his fourth solo album, "Mythology", on November 9 via InsideOut Music. Special guests include Zakk Wylde, Steve Stevens, Allan Holdsworth, Steve Lukather, Simon Phillips, John Sykes, Tony Franklin, Marco Mendoza, Brian Tichy, and Jerry Goodman. "Mythology" track listing: 01. Day of the Dead (mp3 ...

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DARZAMAT: New Music Posted Online

Poland's DARZAMAT have uploaded a couple of soundclips from their recently completed fourth album, "Semidevilish", at this location. The follow-up to last year's "Oniriad" was recorded at Mamut Studio with producer Maciej Mularczyk and contains 10 songs plus an intro, for a total of 50 minutes of music. Also included with the CD ...

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SUPREME MAJESTY To Begin Recording New Album This Week

Swedish melodic metallers SUPREME MAJESTY will enter the studio on Friday (Oct. 1) to begin recording their third full-length album, tentatively due in early 2005. "Work on the preproductions have been extensive this time, and the band are confident that this release will outpace its predecessors by far," the group write on their web site. ...

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