ANNIHILATOR To Open For JUDAS PRIEST In Europe

Long-running Canadian thrashers ANNIHILATOR will be opening for JUDAS PRIEST at select dates on the British heavy metal legends' upcoming European tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jun. 02 – Leipzig, GER @ Haus Auensee Jun. 06 - Frauenfeld, SWI @ Festhalle Rüegerholz Jun. 08 – Berlin, GER @ Arena Berlin Jun. 13 ...

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CENTINEX Film New Video

Sweden's CENTINEX have posted the artwork for the vinyl edition of their latest release, "Decadence - Prophecies Of Cosmic Chaos", at this location. In other news, CENTINEX have finished filming a video for the track "Arrival Of The Spectrum Obscure" (mp3). The clip, which features an appearance by top Swedish model ...

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SAXON Begin Recording New Album

SAXON are presently holed up at Gems studio in Lincolnshire, U.K. recording tracks for their as-yet-untitled new CD. Photos from the recording sessions have been posted online at this location. SAXON are also planning on releasing another DVD, the content of which is currently a closely guarded secret, but which will include some ...

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BAL-SAGOTH Prepare To Record New Album, Part Ways With Drummer

U.K.-based black/death quintet BAL-SAGOTH have nearly finished the writing of the long-awaited sixth studio album and will enter the studio soon. The as-yet-untitled CD shall be released during the fourth quarter of 2004 through Nuclear Blast Records. In other BAL-SAGOTH-related news, drummer Dave Mackintosh has decided to leave the band to concentrate full-time on his ...

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FLESHCRAWL Confirmed For Germany's PARTY.SAN OPEN AIR Festival

Germany's FLESHCRAWL are the latest act confirmed for the Party.San Open Air Festival, set to take place Aug. 12-14 in Bad Berka, Germany. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows (in alphabetical order): CARPATHIAN FOREST CRYPTIC WINTERMOON DARK FUNERAL DISFEAR DISMEMBER ENDSTILLE ENSIFERUM FLESHCRAWL GOLEM GOREROTTED GRAVE ...

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KATAKLYSM Cancel European Tour

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have been forced to cancel their European tour with CROWBAR and their appearance at the With Full Force open air festival in Germany. According to an official press release from the group, the reason for the cancellation is the fact that "[vocalist] Maurizio [Iacono] and wife Meggin are expecting a little ...

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WOLF: New Video Posted Online

Swedish metallers WOLF have uploaded their video for the track "Wolf's Blood" at this location (Windows Media, 10 MB). The theme of the clip, according to a posting on the band's web site, is "THIN LIZZY at 'Top of the Pops' '77 meets JUDAS PRIEST at Budokan in '81." "Wolf's Blood" comes off ...

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VADER To Open For METALLICA, SLIPKNOT In Poland

Polish death metallers VADER will be opening for SLIPKNOT and METALLICA on May 31 at Silesian Stadium in Chorzów, Poland. VADER are expected to play over 160 shows in 2004, including their first-ever run through Eastern Europe. In May, the band will take a little break due to the recording sessions of their new album, ...

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