HAVOCHATE Begin Recording New Album

HAVOCHATE have entered the studio to begin recording their second album — the group's first to feature the vocals of new frontman Tim Bouchee. Bouchee was brought into the fold last year after the departure of vocalist Jon Mallek, and made his live debut with the band when they played several shows with OVERKILL in ...

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SENTENCED Frontman To Take Over Vocal Duties In POISONBLACK

SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala has taken over the lead vocal duties in his side-project POISONBLACK following the departure of CHARON singer Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto. Laihiala's decision to handle the vocals himself comes less than a month after reports surfaced that the group's new singer would be a Canadian vocalist whose name had never been officially revealed. ...

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SUIDAKRA Seek Guitarist, Singer

German melodic black/death metallers SUIDAKRA are currently looking to add a guitar player and a singer. "But don't worry, the current line-up will not be changing anytime soon," the band write on their web site. For more information (in German), click here. Upcoming SUIDAKRA shows: Mar. 12 – Mürzzuschlag, AUT - HOT Mar. ...

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RISING MOON Name New Album

Italian death metallers RISING MOON have set "They Are As Us" as the title of their forthcoming fourth full-length album, tentatively due this fall through Finland's Rising Realm Records. The follow-up to 2001's "...For The Remained Time" was recorded at Outer Sound Studios (NOVEMBRE, STORMLORD, THY MAJESTIE). RISING MOON are said to deliver "melodic form ...

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VOID OF SILENCE Complete Work On 'Human Antithesis'

Italy's VOID OF SILENCE have completed work on their new album, "Human Antithesis", at Sick Lab's Studios in Rome for an April release through Code666 Records (via its Aural Music imprint). "Human Antithesis" marks the recording debut with the group of PRIMORDIAL vocalist Alan Nemtheanga, who replaced previous frontman Malfeitor Fabban last September. "Human Antithesis" ...

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TWISTED SISTER Enter Studio To Re-Record 'Stay Hungry'

TWISTED SISTER have entered the studio to begin re-recording their classic 1984 effort "Stay Hungry" for a late 2004 release through an as-yet-undisclosed label. "We have the capability to make the world's first re-recorded record the way it should have been," the group's manager, Daniel Stanton of Coallier Entertainment Ltd., stated. " 'Stay Hungry' will ...

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Former W.A.S.P. Drummer Joins CARNIVAL OF SOULS

Former W.A.S.P./BELLADONNA drummer Stet Howland has joined the New York-based rock band CARNIVAL OF SOULS. The group will soon be heading down to Howland's Badd Dogs Studios to record several new tracks for a new CD, tentatively due later in the year. For more information on CARNIVAL OF SOULS, visit the band's official web site ...

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SINGLE BULLET THEORY Seek New Drummer

Philadelphia-based extreme metal act SINGLE BULLET THEORY have launched a search for a permanent drummer. Interested parties should e-mail their information as well as an MP3 of their playing to [email protected] SINGLE BULLET THEORY are currently in pre-production for their forthcoming disc, "Behind Eyes Of Hatred", which is set to feature Matt Thompson of KING ...

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