EVERGREY: Reissues To Contain Bonus Artwork And Videos

Inside Out Music will be re-releasing special-edition versions of EVERGREY's "The Dark Discovery" and "Solitude*Dominance*Tragedy" on March 16. Both editions will contain extended artwork and bonus videos. As previously reported, EVERGREY are back in the studio working on songs for their fifth CD, tentatively titled "The Inner Circle". The new album will be produced by ...

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STRATOVARIUS Leader TOLKKI: TIMO KOTIPELTO Won't Rehearse With Me

STRATOVARIUS leader Timo Tolkki has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "I just came back from Germany where I visited [drummer] Jörg [Michael] to talk about how to handle the upcoming festival shows and spent some holidays. "Our management has been in contact to all band members plus Kotipelto and Jörg ...

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SODOM Working On First DVD, Seeking Help In Locating Footage

Long-running German thrashers SODOM are currently compiling footage for their first-ever DVD, which looks likely to be a double-disc release. The band have already sifted through almost 200 hours of video tapes and boxes full of early photos and are currently asking the public's help in locating old/rare/obscure material, especially photos (promotional shots, live pictures, ...

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SCORPIONS To Release 'Unbreakable' In April

Veteran German hard rockers SCORPIONS have set "Unbreakable" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in April. An as-yet-undisclosed single will precede the album in March. The band are also working on a DVD which should be released later in the year. As previously reported, SCORPIONS — who recently announced the addition of ...

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WINDS Complete Work On New Album

WINDS, the Norwegian band featuring Carl August Tideman (ARCTURUS, TRITONUS), Jan Axel Blomberg (MAYHEM, ARCTURUS), Lars Eric Si and Andy Winter, have completed work on their new album, "The Imaginary Direction of Time", due in late April through The End Records. Recorded at Toproom and Fagerborg studios in Norway and mixed at The Factory in ...

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'Black Metal' Photographer To Hold Exhibition In Brooklyn

Photographer Peter Beste will be holding an exhibition at the Riviera gallery in Brooklyn. The opening is Thursday February 5, from 7 to 10 p.m. "There will be about 25 prints shown from my Norwegian Black Metal series as well as an audio portion," Beste says. The Riviera is located at 103 Metropolitan Ave. in ...

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GORGOROTH To Tour South America

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH are in the process of arranging a tour of South America. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 05 – Belo Horizonte, BRA @ TBA Mar. 06 – São Paulo, BRA @ TBA Mar. 07 – Curitiba, BRA @ TBA Mar. 10 – Buenos Aires, ARG @ TBA Mar. 12 ...

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H.I.M. Name 'Best Of' Album

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. have set "And Love Said No - The Greatest Hits 1997-2004" as the title of their upcoming "best of" collection, tentatively due in March. The upcoming CD will include the new tracks "And Love Said No" and "Solitary Man", which the band shot videos for in Philadelphia and Los Angeles earlier this ...

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