STORMLORD: New Song Available For Download

Italian "extreme epic metal" act STORMLORD have posted a full-length MP3 of their new track "Under the Boards" at this location. "Under the Boards" comes off the group's third album, "The Gorgon Cult", due in Italy on March 22 and in Europe/America in April through Scarlet Records. The follow-up to 2001's "At The ...

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NECRONOMICON Seek New Bassist

Montreal-based death metallers NECRONOMICON are currently seeking a bass player to replace Dominik on their next tour. Dominik was forced to bow out of the band's upcoming touring activities "due to a tendonitis in his right wrist," according to an official statement from the group. "This incident already happened twice [before], the previous time almost ...

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Ex-DIMMU BORGIR Guitarist Joins STRONGER THAN HATE

Former DIMMU BORGIR and current INFERNAL METHOD axeman Astennu has joined Australian metalcore act STRONGER THAN HATE as the group's second guitarist. Also filling in on drums for STRONGER THAN HATE is Astennu's INFERNAL METHOD bandmate Grahame Goode. Astennu produced STRONGER THAN HATE's debut album "Between Bay And Darkness" (Resist Records/MGM) and joined the band ...

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HIRAX: Work On 'The New Age Of Terror' Nearing Completion

Reunited Los Angeles thrashers HIRAX are currently putting the finishing touches on their latest studio recording, "The New Age Of Terror". The album is being recorded and produced by Michael Rozon (MELVINS, ADRENALINE O.D.) at Speed Semen Clove Factory in North Hollywood, Ca. "This is going to be our most powerful record to date", vocalist ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD Schedule Record-Release Party

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have scheduled a record-release party on Wednesday, March 24 at Debaser in Stockholm. "The band will, of course, perform songs from the new album, and if everything works out the way we want, the video for 'Wounded' will also have its exclusive world premiere at ...

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LAST CRACK To Play Two Showcases at SXSW

Madison, Wisconsin natives LAST CRACK have scheduled two appearances at this year's South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW). It will mark their first nationally publicized live performances since reforming and will feature both new material and selections from their two Roadrunner/Roadracer releases, "Sinister Funkhouse #17" (1990) and the Dave Jerden-produced (ALICE IN CHAINS, JANE'S ADDICTION) ...

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ULI JON ROTH Victim Of Robbery In Barcelona

According to a posting at Uli Jon Roth's web site, a couple of thieves slashed a tire on the guitarist's car prior to his appearance at the Razzmatazz venue in Barcelona, Spain Saturday night (March 6). "They then grabbed a bag out of the car but found nothing of value in it, which is why ...

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