Poland's FRONTSIDE Ink Deal With REGAIN RECORDS

Polish extreme metallers FRONTSIDE have inked a deal with Sweden's Regain Records. An English version of the group's Polish "Grammy"-nominated 2003 album, "...And Forgive Us Our Sins...", will be released in May. The group's musical style is being described as "a lethal mixture of SLAYER-influenced riffing, death metal heaviness and NYC hardcore attitude." ...

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DEF LEPPARD: All-Covers Album On The Way?

MelodicRock.com is reporting that DEF LEPPARD are recording an all-covers album focusing on the British bands of the '70s, tentatively due this summer. No further information is available at this time. As previously reported, DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott and bassist Rick Savage will perform at a charity concert called "Sincerely Sheffield" on March 12 ...

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DIMENSION ZERO Complete 'Immaculate' Video

DIMENSION ZERO, the Swedish band featuring IN FLAMES guitarist Jesper Strömblad (on bass), ex-MARDUK vocalist Jocke Göthberg, LUCIFERION/DIABOLIQUE drummer Hasse Nilsson, and PATHOS guitarist Daniel Antonsson, have finished filming a video for the track "Immaculate" from their latest CD, "This Is Hell". DIMENSION ZERO's sophomore full-length album, "This is Hell", was released last October through ...

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DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED To Team Up For Italian Tour

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL will embark on a short Italian tour with DEFLESHED later this month. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 12 - Transilvania Live – Milan, ITA Mar. 13 – Krossover - Catania, ITA Mar. 14 - Vecchio Mattatoio - Roma, ITA DARK FUNERAL's live album, "De Profundis Clamavi Ad Te Domine", ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Guitarist Doesn't Understand JUDAS PRIEST Comparisons

PRIMAL FEAR guitarist Stefan Leibing recently told ElectricBasement.com that he doesn't agree with some people's suggestion that they should be concerned that Rob Halford rejoining JUDAS PRIEST will steal their thunder, "Yeah. We appreciate that Rob Halford is back in the band," Stefan said. "Many people say, 'Oh, aren't you afraid that the JUDAS PRIEST ...

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DEATH & TAXES To Enter Studio Later This Month

DEATH & TAXES, the Los Angeles-based hard rock quartet featuring former members of HOLY SOLDIER and XYZ, will be in the studio starting in late March through early April finishing up their debut CD, titled "Waste of a Perfectly Good CD". Additional recording and the mixdown will take place at Bearsville Studios in Woodstock, New ...

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ANTISEEN To Begin Recording New Album

North Carolina punk legends ANTISEEN will be entering the studio this week to begin work on their next full-length album. Tentatively entitled "Badwill Ambassadors", the album will be recorded in two separate 10-song sessions. The CD will consist or 10 to 12 of these recorded tracks with the others being used for future 7" and ...

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PRIME STH: Record Release Party Planned Next Week

Sweden's PRIME STH will hold a release party for their sophomore album, "Beautiful Awakening", on Thursday, March 11 at Öst 100 in Stockholm. Doors will open at 9:00 p.m. and the band will perform songs off the new album during the evening. The follow-up to 2002's "Underneath The Surface" (Giant Records), due in continental Europe ...

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RAG MEN: Live Video Posted Online

A video of RAG MEN performing live at a recent show in Albany, New York has been posted online at this location. RAG MEN is the New York-based band featuring frontman Jorge Rosado (MERAUDER, GOD IS I), guitarist Mitts (SKARHEAD, CROWN OF THORNZ), bassist Ian "Bulldog" Edwards (FREYA, ex-EARTH CRISIS) and drummer Rigg ...

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