TEAM SLEEP: New MP3 Posted Online

A rough mix of the TEAM SLEEP track "Iceache", featuring DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno, has been posted in MP3 format on the band's official web site at this location. The song is taken from the group's self-titled Tone Def/Maverick Records debut, which is tentatively scheduled for release in August. Band member Todd Wilkinson ...

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Former DESTRUCTION Members Launch New Band, Web Site

Germany's JCS (JESUS CHRYSLER SUPERSKUNK), who feature in their ranks former DESTRUCTION members Sven Vormann (drums), Michael "Ano" Piranio (guitar, also in EPHEMERA'S PARTY) and Thomas Rosenmerkel (vocals, also in EPHEMERA'S PARTY), along with DRYROT guitarist Micheal Gerstlauer, and NECRONOMICON/EPHEMERA'S PARTY bassist Bernhard "Erna" Matt, have launched their official web site at this ...

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BYFIST To Issue First Full-Length CD In Summer

Texas' BYFIST are currently in the studio recording their first full-length album, due in the summer. The upcoming CD will mark the recording debut with the group of new vocalist Ronnie Sticks and bassist Perry Aarn, both of whom were previously in the band DEVINE RUINS. ...

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KARI RUESLÅTTEN Announces Additional Norwegian Date

Former THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL "goddess of beauty" KARI RUESLÅTTEN, presently known simply as KARI, has added another date to her upcoming Norwegian itinerary. In addition to her previously-announced date at John Dee in Oslo on June 6th, KARI will be performing at Blæst in Trondheim on June 7th. KARI's third solo CD (the ...

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Former RAINBOW Keyboardist Working On Musical

Former RAINBOW keyboardist David Rosenthal is currently working on a new musical called Movin' Out. Conceived, choreographed and directed by Twyla Tharp and based on the songs of Billy Joel, the musical will open on Broadway at the Richard Rogers Theatre on October 24th. Told through 26 of Billy's songs, Movin' Out follows the lives ...

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SUTURE Hard At Work On Debut Full-Length CD

Louisiana's "sickest death metal act" SUTURE are hard at work recording their debut full-length CD, now entitled Carnivorous Urge To Kill, for a summer release through Deepsend Records. The full track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Torn From Mortal Coil 02. Deconstructing Anatomy 03. Blood Soaked 04. Indulgence of the Flesh (Still ...

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ABORTED Set Title, Tentative Release Date For Next CD

Belgian gory death metallers ABORTED are tentatively due to record their next full-length CD, entitled The Saw And The Carnage Done, in November for a February 2003 release through Listenable Records. Around 8-9 songs will be laid down, featuring material "somewhat in the vein of Engineering The Dead, yet more evolved, faster, catchy & offensive," ...

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WATCHTOWER Guitarist In Finishing Stages Of New SPASTIC INK CD, Joins Texas Cover Band

WATCHTOWER/SPASTIC INK guitarist/composer Ron Jarzombek has finally found a drummer to lay down the tracks for the last remaining tune, "A Chaotic Realization of Nothing Yet Misunderstood", for the long-awaited SPASTIC INK sophomore release, Ink Compatible. Originally scheduled to be handled by Jarzombek's brother Bobby (i.e. HALFORD), the drum parts on the above-mentioned track were ...

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