HATEBREED Split With Guitarist, Lens Video Clip

HATEBREED have amicably parted ways with guitarist Lou "Boulder" Richards following the group's performance at the Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts on April 20th. In other news, the band shot a promo video for "I Will Be Heard" at the same gig. The following dates on the forthcoming DOWN US tour have been sold out: May ...

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MELDRUM To Record Sophomore CD

Sweden's MELDRUM, featuring former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum, will enter the studio in June to record their as-yet-untitled sophomore album for a late 2002 release. Described on the group's official web site as brutalwith haunting melodies, the forthcoming CD will include the following cuts, among others: 01. Insomniac 02. Bite The Pillow 03. Purge ...

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HALFORD's Crucible Set For June 25th Release Through Metal-Is Records

HALFORD have set Crucible as the title of their sophomore studio CD, due through the Metal-Is label on June 25th (one day earlier in the European territory). Conceived in various American studios during the past 12 months, Crucible is the long-awaited studio follow-up to HALFORD's critically-acclaimed 2000 debut album, Resurrection. According to the band's official ...

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Final Bill For Sweden's 2000 DECIBEL Festival Revealed

Sweden's 2000 Decibel festival, the only festival totally dedicated to Swedish hard rock and metal, is scheduled to be held on May 18th in Bengtsfors, Sweden (180 km north of Gothenburg). The full list of artists set to appear at the event is as follows: ENTOMBED OPETH DISMEMBER KATATONIA WITCHERY EVERGREY THE MUSHROOM RIVER BAND ...

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