LORD BELIAL Begin Recording New Album

Swedish black metallers LORD BELIAL have entered Los Angered Recording in Angered (Gothenburg), Sweden to begin recording their new album, tentatively titled "The Seal Of Belial". The self-produced effort will be engineered by Nicklas Rudolfsson and Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND), and will be mixed by Andy. Drums, rhythm guitars and some overdubs are already ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT: U.K. Tour Announced

BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, featuring former DEEP PURPLE/RAINBOW guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and his wife Candice Night, have announced a U.K. tour in November. "For ALL our fans in Renaissance Garb — please call the theater directly and tell them you will be in Garb for special seating," reads a post on the band's web site. "Limited special ...

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DAVE GROHL Ties The Knot

People magazine reports that FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl, 34, and former MTV producer Jordyn Blum (photo), 27, wed at their Los Angeles home Aug. 2. Hundreds of guests, including label honcho Clive Davis and Grohl's former NIRVANA bandmate Krist Novoselic attended the nuptials. It is the first marriage for Blum, the second ...

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SATYRICON Announce First Hometown Gig In Over A Year

Norway's SATYRICON have announced their first hometown show in over a year at Rockefeller in Oslo on Thursday, October 2. Scheduled to make a guest appearance at the gig is DARKTHRONE's Nocturno Culto, who will perform a couple of DARKTHRONE classics with SATYRICON. DARKTHRONE's Fenriz will DJ, and DISIPLIN and one more Moonfog Records band ...

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LIMP BIZKIT To 'Surrender' In September?

During an appearance on KROQ on Friday, August 8, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst announced that the group's new album will be called "Surrender". He also played snippets of four songs from the CD, including "Microphone Fiend" and a track believed to be titled "Red Light, Green Light", which features a guest appearance by rapper ...

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OPETH To Embark On European Tour In September

Sweden's OPETH will embark on a European tour in September in support of their latest album, "Damnation". A Scandinavian tour will take place in October/November, to be followed by an Australian trek in December. The band are currently enjoying their first proper time off since November 2002. Prior to returning to the road, frontman Mikael ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION: Is The End Near?

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns, vocalist London LeGrand, and drummer Scot Coogan (ex-PAUL GILBERT, ONI LOGAN/ROWAN ROBERTSON, SINÉAD O'CONNOR), appear to be on the verge of splitting up as a result of their inability to land an American and European licensing deal for ...

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