TO/DIE/FOR: Is It All Over?

Someone claiming to be Jape Perätalo, the frontman of the acclaimed Finnish act TO/DIE/FOR, has posted a message via the group's official message board announcing the band's imminent split due to “business” reasons and vowing to carry on in a as-yet-unnamed new project together with NEW DAWN FOUNDATION members Juppe and Santtu. After the above-mentioned ...

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SENTENCED To Begin Mixing New CD Today

Finland's SENTENCED have finished recording their brand as-yet-untitled album and are due to enter Helsinki's Finnvox Studios today to begin mixing the effort late a late spring release through Century Media Records. In other news, SENTENCED have selected Pasi Pauni, who was responsible for the “Killing Me, Killing You” clip, to direct the group's next ...

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SPEEDEALER Announce Release Date For NEWSTED-Produced CD

Texas aggro rockers SPEEDEALER will issue their fourth album, entitled Second Sight, on May 14th through Palm Pictures, a division of Island Records. Produced by Jason Newsted of METALLICA fame, Second Sight was recorded during September/October at The Plant in Sausalito, California with Kent Matcke (i.e. STABBING WESTWARD) engineering. SPEEDEALER reportedly recorded 17 songs, 12 ...

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THE BLACK LEAGUE Rare Tracks Available For Download

Finland's THE BLACK LEAGUE, featuring former SENTENCED frontman Taneli Jarva, have made available for download the two bonus tracks that were only included on the vinyl-gatefold version of the band's debut full-length effort, Ichor. “Pain Without A Name” and “The Everlasting Part III” can now be downloaded in their entirety from this location. ...

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ARK Enlist Former Warner Music Executive To Handle Group Affairs

ARK, who feature in their ranks former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Jorn Lande, ex-CONCEPTION guitarist Tore Østby, former MALMSTEEN drummer John Macaluso, and ex-MALMSTEEN bassist Randy Coven, have enlisted Paul Ewing, former Vice President and Regional Director for Warner Music South East Asia for 18 years, to handle their business affairs. Ewing has been responsible for ...

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Former BRITNY FOX Frontman Saves The Day With New Project

Former BRITNY FOX frontman Dean Davidson has released a comedy/gag gift album called The Aggravation Retaliation Kit via Bodyguard Records. It is available online via CDNow.com, Tower Records, and Amazon.com. In other Davidson-related news, the singer's new band LOVE SAVES THE DAY have parted ways with guitarist Jimmy Marchiano (who left the group to concentrate ...

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