NIGHTWISH: 'Nemo Single Unstoppable

NIGHTWISH's current single "Nemo" has exceeded all sales expectations thus far, according to a posting on the Nuclear Blast Records web site. In its third week of European release, the song has climbed to position No. 8 in the German single charts — the group's highest chart showing ever in that country. Other European chart ...

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BEHOLDER: New Song Posted Online

Italian metallers BEHOLDER have posted the track "Mr. Grady" from their third full-length album, "Lethal Injection", at this location. The follow-up to 2002's "Wish For Destruction" was recorded at New Sin studios marks the recording debut with the group of new bassist Ace Raven. A June 14 release through Dragnheart Records is expected. ...

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SHADOW GALLERY Finish Recording Drums For New CD

Progressive metallers SHADOW GALLERY have finished tracking the drums and have now moved on to recording the guitars for their fifth album, tentatively due later in the year. SHADOW GALLERY's last studio album, "Legacy", was released in April 2001. As previously reported, SHADOW GALLERY guitarist Gary Wehrkamp has teamed up with FATES WARNING drummer Mark ...

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ENTOMBED: U.S. Edition Of 'Inferno' To Include Bonus Disc

ENTOMBED's latest CD, "Inferno", will receive its long-awaited U.S. release on August 10 through Candlelight Records. The special U.S. edition of "Inferno" will include a bonus disc, "Averno", featuring two previously unreleased songs from the "Inferno" sessions as well as the song "When Humanity's Gone" that was previously released on the "Inferno" vinyl. In addition, ...

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DOKKEN/L.A. GUNS: More Tentative Tour Dates Released

More tentative dates have been announced for the forthcoming DOKKEN/L.A. GUNS tour. The trek is currently shaping up as follows: Jun. 17 - Burlington, IA @ Steamboat Days Jun. 18 - West Fargo, ND @ Red River Valley Fair Jun. 20 - Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave / Eagles Club Jun. 22 – Columbus, OH ...

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PAIN CONFESSOR Set Tentative Track Listing For Debut Album

Finnish metallers PAIN CONFESSOR have set the tentative track listing for their as-yet-untitled debut album, tentatively due later in the year through the Finnish label Megamania. "We recorded nine new songs altogether and reworked the single tracks ('Poor Man's Crown', 'Lake of Regret') to fit the album better and, of course, to sound better," the ...

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SLIPKNOT: U.K. Dates Announced

SLIPKNOT have announced the following U.K. dates in November: Nov. 05 – Glasgow, UK @ Barrowlands Nov. 07 - Manchester, UK @ Evening News Arena Nov. 08 - Wolverhampton, UK @ Civic Hall Nov. 09 - Birmingham, UK @ NEC Nov. 11 - Bristol, UK @ Carling Academy Nov. 12 - Portsmouth, UK @ Pyramids ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: NYC Show Attended By GNR Guitarist RICHARD FORTUS

VELVET REVOLVER's performance at New York's Roseland Ballroom Wednesday night (May 26) was attended by none other than current GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Richard Fortus, according to several eyewitnesses. Inquiring minds can't help but wonder if Mr. Fortus had the permission of notoriously heavy-handed GNR frontman Axl Rose to be at the concert, especially in ...

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