DIABLO Commence Work On Third CD

Finnish aggro-metallers DIABLO — described by some as a "heavier and more aggressive version of MACHINE HEAD/PANTERA" — are hard at work on their third full-length CD, tentatively titled Eternium, for a fall 2003 release. DIABLO's sophomore effort, Renaissance, debuted at position #14 in the official Finnish album charts shortly after its release back in ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD Announce New Singer, Part With Label

Sweden's CONSTRUCDEAD, featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have announced the addition of vocalist Daniel Regefelt to the group's lineup following the departure of Jonas Sandberg last month. In addition, the band have parted ways with Cold Records and are currently seeking a new record deal. "This was a natural step in our progress and ...

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ENTOMBED To Record Live Album

ENTOMBED will be recording their show at Alcazar (Nalen) in Stockholm, Sweden on Saturday, October 12th for a possible live album, to be issued in early 2003. In other news, the group will be heading over to Greece next week for a two-date tour with CANDLEMASS and DARK TRANQUILLITY. The details are as follows: Oct. ...

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DISHARMONIC ORCHESTRA To Embark On Austrian Tour

Reunited death metal veterans DISHARMONIC ORCHESTRA have announced the first Austrian dates in support of their recently-released Ahead CD. They are as follows: Nov. 02 – Klagenfurt, AUT @ Mexicohalle Nov. 07 – Graz, AUT @ Explosiv Nov. 08 – Oberwart, AUT @ oho Nov. 09 – Vienna, AUT @ Planet Music ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Representative: SANCTUARY Have No Say In Management Of Band

JUDAS PRIEST Management Coordinator Jayne Andrews has dismissed the suggestions that Sanctuary Group's recent acquisition of Trinifold Group — which handles PRIEST — will significantly impact the group's future activities. "Some of you will have read about The Sanctuary Group acquiring Trinifold Management," Andrews said. "This is correct, but does not make any difference to ...

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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS: Why I Cancelled U.S. Tour

W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless recently gave the following explanation via the group's official web site for the cancellation of their US tour: "With the recent cancellation of our U.S. Tour I'm sure that there will be some out there that are going to be disappointed. I thought long and hard before this decision was made ...

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