RAZORBACK Sign With MASSACRE RECORDS

RAZORBACK, the new band consisting of Rolf Munkes (guitar, MAJESTY, ex-VANIZE), Stefan Berggren (vocals, ex-COMPANY OF SNAKES), Marcus Bielenberg (bass, ex-VANIZE), Pierre Fienhold (drums, ex-VANIZE) and Chris Heun (guitar, ex-SHYLOCK), have inked a deal with Germany's Massacre Records. The group are currently finishing up the recordings for their self-titled debut, and are scheduled to begin ...

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NEUROSIS Complete Work On New Album

NEUROSIS have finished mixing their new album at Electrical Audio studio in Chicago with producer Steve Albini (NIRVANA, BUSH, SOIL). The yet-untitled album will be released in early summer 2004 on Relapse Records Europe and on Neurot Recordings in other parts of the world. An advance track from the CD will appear on an upcoming ...

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DIONYSUS: New Music Posted Online

A couple of short MP3 soundclips from DIONYSUS' forthcoming sophomore album, "Anima Mundi", have been posted online. Check them out: "March For Freedom" (mp3, 573 KB), "Anima Mundi" (mp3, 366 KB). As previously reported, "Anima Mundi" (Latin for "The Soul of the World") is scheduled for release on January 19 through ...

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IMPERANON Begin Mixing Debut Album

Finland's IMPERANON have finished recording their debut album at Sonic Pump Studios with engineer Nino Laurenne and producer Titus Hjelm and are currently mixing the effort at Finnvox studios with Mikko Karmila. "Everything went quite nicely despite our very limited studio time," the band write on their web site. "We had fun working with Nino ...

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NUCLEAR ASSAULT To Embark On European Tour In June

Reunited New York thrashers NUCLEAR ASSAULT will embark on a European headlining tour beginning in late June. Tentative dates are as follows: Jun. 29 – UK @ TBA Jun. 30 – UK @ TBA Jul. 01 – Dublin, IRE @ Village Jul. 02 – Glasgow, SCO @ Cathouse Jul. 03 – Bradford, UK @ RIO ...

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ATROCITY Film New Video

Germany's ATROCITY have finished filming a video for the track "Cold Black Days", the first single off their forthcoming full-length album, "Atlantis". The single is scheduled to hit the stores on March 15 while the album will follow on April 26 through Napalm Records. As previously reported, a demo version of the new ATROCITY track ...

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THE JON OLIVA PROJECT To Begin Pre-Production For Debut Album

THE JON OLIVA PROJECT, consisting of SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva and former members of CIRCLE II CIRCLE, will begin pre-production next week for the group's first album, tentatively due in late spring, "just in time for the Euro-festival run and anywhere else we can perform in Europe while we are there," according to drummer Christopher ...

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