VISCERAL BLEEDING Part Ways With Singer, Announce Replacement

Vocalist Dennis Röndum has reportedly left Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING in order to commit himself fully to his other band, SPAWN OF POSSESSION, in which he plays the drums. A replacement singer by the name of Tommy has already been found. The band wish to point out that Dennis' decision to leave was made ...

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KULT OV AZAZEL: Album Recording Sessions Postponed

Floridian black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL have posted the following message on their official web site: "We have decided to postpone recording the new album. Instead of the original plan of recording in August or September, we have decided to wait and record in January 2005 at Mana Studio (HATE ETERNAL, IN BATTLE, KRISIUN, MALEVOLENT ...

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CENTINEX To Release 7" Single

Swedmetal Records, the label of the Swedmetal Rock Shop (web site), has reportedly inked a deal with CENTINEX for the release of a 7" single in August/September. The single will contain exclusive material for the European territory. No further information is available at this time. ...

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Bassist JOEY VERA To Tour Europe With ANTHRAX

Bassist Joey Vera (FATES WARNING, SEVEN WITCHES, ARMORED SAINT, ANTHRAX) has posted the following message on his web site: "Seems like just yesterday but it's been almost a month since I got back from the tour with ANTHRAX in Japan and Australia. Most of us, myself included, got some weird upper respiratory illness half way ...

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IN FLAMES To Support METALLICA In Germany

Sweden's IN FLAMES have been confirmed to open for METALLICA on June 16 at Weserstadion in Bremen, Germany. More information will be made available soon. IN FLAMES have just completed their U.S. co-headlining tour with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE. The band's next live appearance will take place on June 5 at the Rock am Ring festival in ...

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VADER Open For METALLICA In Poland: Photos Available

Polish death metallers VADER performed in front of 50,000 people as the opening act for SLIPKNOT and METALLICA on May 31 at Silesian Stadium in Chorzów, Poland. "Unfortunately, there were some technical problems, nevertheless they played a pretty successful show, containing a few VADER classics: 'Sothis', 'Wings', 'Epitath', 'Xeper', 'Carnal'," according to a posting on ...

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SOLEFALD Prepare To Enter Studio

Norway's SOLEFALD have posted the following message on their official web site: "The recording of SOLEFALD's fifth album is drawing closer, and we are just as excited over this as you are! We haven't been in a studio together since the summer of 2002, and now we're about to find out how each of us ...

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