MESHUGGAH: A Whole Lot Of "Nothing"

MESHUGGAH are tentatively scheduled to release their fourth full-length album, entitled Nothing, on August 6th through Nuclear Blast Records. The group's first disc of new material since 1998's Chaosphere, Nothing is currently being produced by the band at Dug-Out Studios in Uppsala, Sweden, and at their home studio just outside Stockholm. The full track listing ...

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SPINESHANK Get "Violent" On Forthcoming CD

SPINESHANK will begin pre-production on their upcoming album, titled Violent Mood Swings, with producer Howard Benson (i.e. SEPULTURA, P.O.D.) on May 28th. They expect to finish up the process a short time later and are slated to begin recording the album on June 10th. 15 songs in total are set to be tracked, with around ...

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CHEN MO: Crossover Metal Dutch Style

Holland's "crossover metal" act CHEN MO, featuring former members of FROZEN SUN, CURFEW, WITHIN TEMPTATION, BLOODSESSIONS, THRENODY and SILICON HEAD, will enter the studio during the summer with producer Daan van der Elsken to record their debut EP, entitled Modesto Nights. For more information, visit the band's official web site at this location. ...

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ROBERT PLANT To Guest On New PRIMAL SCREAM CD

Former LED ZEPPELIN frontman Robert Plant will make a guest appearance on the PRIMAL SCREAM track "The Lord Is My Shotgun", playing harmonica. The collaboration came about because of a conversation on the street with PS singer Bobbie Gillespie: "Robert lives near our studio and we're always having a chat", he said. "I asked him ...

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HUGHES TURNER PROJECT To Tour Europe In The Fall

HUGHES TURNER PROJECT (HTP), the much-talked-about collaboration between former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH vocalist Glenn Hughes and ex-RAINBOW/DEEP PURPLE singer Joe Lynn Turner, are in the process of arranging a European tour in September/October. Tentative dates so far include the following: Sep. 20 – Palatent - Venice, ITA Sep. 21 – Barfly - Ancona, ITA Sep. ...

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OZZFEST Shuffles Dates, Showcases Dutch Metal Acts

The Ozzfest show at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, originally scheduled for Thursday, August 29th has been changed to Sunday, August 25th. In addition, the Ozzfest date at AutoWest Amphitheatre in Sacramento, originally scheduled for Sunday, August 25th has been changed to Saturday, August 24th. In related news, the Nijmegen, Netherlands edition of Ozzfest, which ...

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CRAZY TOWN To Enter Studio To Record Sophomore CD

CRAZY TOWN are in the writing stage for their follow-up to their platinum 2000 Columbia Records debut album, The Gift Of Game, and plan to enter a North Hollywood, California studio in approximately six weeks. "We're very excited," lead vocalist Seth "Shifty" Binzer stated. "It's coming along good. We're doing it with a producer by ...

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THE 69 EYES Still Going Strong With Latest Release

THE 69 EYES have dropped to position #4 in their native Finland with the group's latest CD, entitled Paris Kills, during the album's third week of release. The LP had spent two weeks at #1 and had produced one #1 single in the shape of "Dance D'Amour". The next single from Paris Kills, "Betty Blue", ...

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NIGHTWISH MP3 Samples Posted Online

Finland's NIGHTWISH have posted four song samples from their forthcoming CD, entitled Century Child, at this location. The four cuts featured are as follows: "Ever Dream", "Bless The Child", "Dead To The World", and "Beauty Of The Beast". NIGHTWISH's Century Child is due to be released in Europe on May 27th through Spinefarm ...

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