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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OMNIUM GATHERUM Name New Album

Finnish melo-death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have set "Fall Grave Silence" as the working title of their sophomore album, tentatively due this fall through Rage Of Achilles Records. The follow-up to last year's highly acclaimed "Spirits and August Light" will be recorded during June-July at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland with engineer Nino Laurenne. "Fall ...

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INVOCATOR Begin Writing New Material

Danish thrashers INVOCATOR have posted the following update at their official web site: "Jacob [Hansen, vocals/guitars] and Flemming [C. Lund, lead guitar] have started writing material for the next INVOCATOR album. Things are in the very early stages, but it's safe to day that it's gonna follow the melodic line of [2003's] 'Through The Flesh ...

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