CALLENISH CIRCLE: Early Recordings To Be Released In The U.S.

Candlelight Records USA has set a January 25, 2005 release date for a two-CD set containing Dutch melodic death metallers CALLENISH CIRCLE' complete pre-Metal Blade Records history. Entitled "Forbidden Empathy", the collection will feature brand-new artwork by Swedish art-wizard Niklas Sundin at Cabin Fever Media (IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY, DARK TRANQUILLITY). All recordings were digitally ...

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MAJESTY To Support U.D.O. In Scandinavia

Germany's MAJESTY will occupy the "special guest" slot on the upcoming U.D.O. tur of Scandinavia. A one-off show in Germany will take place on October 1. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 01 - Wuppertal, GER @ Barmen LCB Oct. 05 - Copenhagen, DEN @ Vega Oct. 06 - Norrköping, SWE @ Kammaren Oct. 08 ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: New Album Release Pushed Back To January

JUDAS PRIEST have postponed the release date of their new studio album to January 4, 2005 from the previously announced December 28, 2004. The release date was moved the request of the band's record label, Sony/Epic Records, according to a posting on the group's official web site. As previously reported, the initial shipment of the ...

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BACKYARD BABIES: Finnish Concert To Be Filmed For Upcoming DVD

Sweden's BACKYARD BABIES will have their October 12 concert at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland recorded by Finnish TV YLE1. The footage is is tentatively expected to end up on the band's official DVD, tentatively due next year. BACKYARD BABIES' latest full-length album, "Stockholm Syndrome", was issued in Scandinavia in November through RCA/BMG Records. A wider ...

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THE 69 EYES: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Finnish goth-metallers THE 69 EYES have revealed the track listing of their new album, entitled "Devils", tentatively due this fall through EMI/Virgin Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Paris Kills" was produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa (H.I.M., MOONSPELL, SENTENCED) and Johnny Lee Michaels and will be preceded by a single containing the album's title cut. "We worked ...

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ARCTURUS, ENSLAVED, RED HARVEST Confirmed For U.K.'s INFERNO METAL FESTIVAL

ARCTURUS, ENSLAVED, RED HARVEST, GRIMFIST and MADDER MORTEM are the first confirmed bands for the U.K. edition of the Inferno Metal Festival, set to be held on Thursday, January 27, 2005 at The Underworld in Camden. Commented the festival's organizers, "Inferno Metal Festival's arrangers realize that the international interest has increased with staggering speed and ...

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JIMI HENDRIX Visual Memoir To Be Published This Fall

Ozzy Osbourne and Eric Clapton are among the musical contemporaries offering personal insights on Jimi Hendrix and his music in "Classic Hendrix", described as the "most comprehensive visual memoir of Hendrix ever published." 34 of the most celebrated names in rock photography have supplied over 250 photos for the book. These include Elliott Landy, Jean-Pierre ...

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