THE DARKNESS: No Plans To Work With Producer 'MUTT' LANGE

Contrary to published reports, THE DARKNESS will NOT be utilizing the services of legendary producer Robert "Mutt" Lange (AC/DC, DEF LEPPARD, BRYAN ADAMS, FOREIGNER) on their upcoming sophomore album. Some Internet sources have gone as far as to quote the members of the band as saying that the follow-up to last year's gold-certified "Permission to ...

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ARCH ENEMY: Japanese Support Acts Announced

Japanese metalcore band EDGE OF SPIRIT and all-female Japanese hardcore act YELLOW MACHINEGUN will be supporting ARCH ENEMY on their upcoming Japanese tour, which is scheduled to kick off June 13. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 13 - Shibuya-O East - Tokyo, JPN Jun. 16 - Diamond Hall - Nagoya, JPN Jun. 17 - ...

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CARNAL FORGE: New Song Posted Online

A brand-new CARNAL FORGE track, entitled "Decades of Despair", has been posted online in Real Media format at this location. "Decades of Despair" comes off the group's new studio album, "Aren't You Dead Yet", due on June 21 through Century Media in Europe and August in the U.S. 12 songs were recorded and ...

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Journalist: Heavy Metal Fans Didn't Get The Joke

Eric Heyl of Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has penned a follow-up article to last week's "Did Heavy Metal Turn Calif. Kid Into Terrorist?" column which caused the readers of BLABBERMOUTH.NET to jam his inbox with death threats and other not-so-subtle expressions of disapproval. He writes: "Hell hath no fury like a headbanger seemingly scorned. "This ...

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MAJESTY: 'Metal Law' Box Set Now Available

Germany's MAJESTY are currently selling a "Metal Law" box set containing the entire two-hour "Reign in Glory" release show on two CDs plus the complete gig on DVD, mixed in 5.1 Surround Sound. In addition, it includes a lot of bonus features such as a studio report from the mixing sessions for "Reign in Glory". ...

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