KISS EXPO Raided By Federal Marshals?

According to several postings at TommyThayerSucks.com, the KISS Expo in Charlotte, NC on Sunday (August 8) was raided by federal marshals and a lawyer representing KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons. Several thousand bootleg DVDs were confiscated in the raid but no one was arrested. Some Expo attendees even had DVDs that were given away as door ...

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DEVOLVED: 'Calculated' Track Listing Announced

Australian tech-metallers DEVOLVED have confirmed the track listing for their new album, "Calculated". The CD will be released in Australia on September 6 through Modern Music via Sony distribution. An international release date and details will be announced soon. The track listing is as follows: 01. Biotics 02. Hybrid 03. Impute 04. Synergy 05. Catatonic ...

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NEAERA To Enter Studio In November

Münster, Germany-based metalcore act NEAERA will enter Stage One Studios in Bühne, Germany in November with producer Andy Classen to record their debut album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Metal Blade Records. A demo track, entitled "Broken Spine", can currently be downloaded from the group's web site at this location. Upcoming NEAERA ...

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DEATHGUY: Second CD Available Through Singapore's VRYKOBLAST PRODUCTIONS

Singaporean label Vrykoblast Productions has just released the second album from Thailand's DEATHGUY. The CD, entitled "Concentrate the Annihilation", was recorded at Ghost Studio in Bangkok, Thailand with additional recordings taking place at Zilent Zlaughter Studio with engineer/band leader Thanit Thepsitrakorn. DEATHGUY left Trinity Records in late 2003 to signed a one-album deal with Vrykoblast ...

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PREMONITION To Relocate To Chicago

Due to "family and personal" issues, long-running metallers PREMONITION will be relocating to Chicago this fall. The group's revamped lineup, featuring mainman Tattoo Frank alongside guitarist Stevenvy, bassist Glenn Curtis and drummer Gabrieal "Gobie" Anthony (SGT. ROXX), is expected to begin work on a new CD in the near future. "Rest assured, PREMONITION will go ...

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Former GORGASM Members Launch New Band

Former GORGASM members Tom Tangalos (guitar) and Russ Powell (bass) have teamed up with ex-FLESHGRIND/GORGASM drummer Derek Hoffman in a brand new band called DEPTHS OF AGONY. The group have written seven songs and are in the process of scheduling studio time to record their debut CD. DEPTHS OF AGONY's sound is said to be ...

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DAATH Begin Pre-Production On Sophomore Album

Atlanta-based technical death metallers DAATH have begun pre-production on their second album, to be titled "The Hinderers". The follow-up to this year's "Futility" is tentatively scheduled for release in the winter. In other news, DAATH are still looking for a bassist and keyboard player. "We need you to be able to travel, be into the ...

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