MORTIIS: New Single Posted Online

An edited version of the new MORTIIS single, "The Grudge", has been posted online at this location. "The Grudge" single is scheduled for release on August 9 through Earache Records. An album of the same name will follow in September. "The Grudge" single will contain the following tracks: 01. The Grudge (Single Edit) ...

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DISSECTION To Tour UK And Ireland In December

Reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION, featuring guitarist/vocalist Jon Nödtvedt, will be touring U.K. and Ireland in December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 14 – London, UK - Scala, entry £12 adv Dec. 15 - Nottingham, UK - TBA Dec. 16 - Dublin, IRE - TBA Dec. 17 - Belfast, IRE - TBA Dec. 19 ...

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Could ALICE IN CHAINS Ever Return?

Although ALICE IN CHAINS officially ceased to exist following the death of singer Layne Staley in April of 2002, guitarist Jerry Cantrell has recently jammed separately with drummer Sean Kinney and bassist Mike Inez. Cantrell also told Launch that the idea of the band reforming with a new vocalist is not outside the realm of ...

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DAVID SHANKLE GROUP: New Singer Found?

DAVID SHANKLE GROUP, the new project formed by former MANOWAR guitarist David Shankle, are reportedly working with singer Kyle Michaels (ALEX MASI, ANIMAL, RAVAGE) following the departure of vocalist Trace Edward Zaber earlier in the year. DAVID SHANKLE GROUP's debut album, "Ashes To Ashes", was released in June 2003 through MANOWAR's Magic Circle Music. The ...

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DARKTHRONE: 'Sardonic Wrath' Cover Art Posted Online

The young Italian artist Lorenzo Mariani (MARDUK, ABORYM) has released the drawing which will be featured as the cover art for the new DARKTHRONE album, "Sardonic Wrath", tentatively due in September. Check it out here. Commented DARKTHRONE guitarist/vocalist Nocturno Culto (a.k.a. Ted Skjellum). "Lorenzo Mariani convinced me on the cover artwork department. His ...

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