THE AXIS OF PERDITION Sign New Deal, Part Ways With Drummer

U.K. noise black metallers THE AXIS OF PERDITION have inked a deal with Code666 Records for the release of their second album, tentatively due in early 2005. The follow-up to last year's "Corridors" (Rage Of Achilles Records) sees the band taking their inspiration from the ugliness decay of their urban environment, integrated into a darker ...

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AMON AMARTH, IMPIOUS To Team Up For European Tour

AMON AMARTH, IMPIOUS and an as-yet-unannounced third band will be joining forces for a European tour beginning on October 8 in Hamburg, Germany. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Oct. 08 - Hamburg, GER @ Markthalle Oct. 09 - Osnabrück, GER @ Lagerhalle Oct. 10 - Vosselaar, BEL @ Biebob Oct. 11 - Zaandam, ...

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ABORTED: New Song Available For Download

Belgian gory death metallers ABORTED have posted an MP3 of their new track "Gestated Rabidity" at their official web site. Download it here. "Gestated Rabidity" comes off the group's upcoming mini-CD, "The Haematobic", due on April 19 through Listenable Records. As previously reported, the track listing for the EP is as follows: 01. ...

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KOTIPELTO: More 'Coldness' Details Revealed

More information has surfaced regarding KOTIPELTO's sophomore album, "Coldness", due in Europe on April 26 through Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Waiting for the Dawn" was recorded by CHILDREN OF BODOM keyboardist Janne Wirman at his Beyond Abilities Studios as well as by Tero Kostermaa at High and Loud's ELK Studios and Finnvox ...

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DEVILDRIVER To Film Video For 'Nothing's Wrong?'

DEVILDRIVER, the new band fronted by former COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara, will be filming a video for the track "Nothing's Wrong?" in late March/early April at Velvet Jones in the group's hometown of Santa Barbara. DEVILDRIVER's first video, for the track "I Could Care Less", was directed by P.R. Brown (JERRY CANTRELL, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) ...

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TOMMY LEE DJs, Parties In Miami

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee was a guest DJ at Wet Grooves 2004 at the Shelborne Hotel pool in South Beach, Miami on Monday (March 8). Check out pictures from LFI. Lee and rumored fling, supermodel Naomi Campbell, were also on hand for 2004 Miami Winter Music Conference - Debi Nova at ...

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DARK FUNERAL To Contribute Song To Splatter/Gore Movie

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL will be contributing the song "Thus I Have Spoken" (off 2001's "Diabolis Interium") to the upcoming low-budget splatter/gore movie "Die Zombiejäger", made by Jonas Wolcher and the team at Too86 Entertainment (Sweden). The sequel to the zombie trilogy, "Zombienoid", "Die Zombiejäger" is a full-length film featuring dialogue in German (with ...

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BEHEMOTH: Recording/Mixing Details Revealed

Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH are continuing work on their seventh full-length album, "Demigod", tentatively due in the fall through Regain Records (Europe), Century Media (USA and South America) and Mystic (Poland). Nergal (vocals/guitars) checked in with the following update: "We are very busy with song writing for our upcoming record, 'Demigod'. We have 10 songs ...

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