DANZIG Ink Deal With Spitfire Records!

DANZIG have reportedly inked a multi-album deal with Spitfire Records. The first album to be released under the agreement will be the group's long-awaited Danzig 7: Kiss The Skull CD, which is tentatively scheduled to be issued during the spring. As previously reported, the provisional track listing for Danzig 7: Kiss The Skull is as ...

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INTERNAL BLEEDING Replace Singer, Continue Work On New CD!

Long Island death metallers INTERNAL BLEEDING have parted ways with vocalist Mike Lotito and have replaced him with ex-BODYFARM frontman Jerry Lowe. According to the band, Lotito was removed from the group due to his irresponsibility. Lowe, an Ohio native, recently moved Long Island to join INTERNAL BLEEDING, with whom he will make his recording ...

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THE GATHERING Start Work On New Album!

Holland's THE GATHERING have completed several preliminary recordings for their upcoming studio CD, which is once again being engineered and produced by Zlaya Hadzich for a fall 2002 release through Century Media Records. According to the band, some of [the initial tracks] are really state of the art, some will be re-recorded. We do not ...

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U.D.O. Confirm Track Listing For "Man And Machine"!

Germany's U.D.O., led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, have finalized the track listing for their brand new album, entitled Man And Machine, which is due to be issued in Europe on March 25th. The tracks set to appear on the CD are as follows: 01. Man And Machine 02. Private Eye 03. The Dawn ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Announce Additional US, European Dates!

According to JUDAS PRIEST management co-ordinator Jayne Andrews, the band's upcoming US headlining tour will be primarily a two-band package (also featuring ANTHRAX), with a third band being added at one or two of the venues only. Meanwhile, the group have announced several more additions to their upcoming American and European itineraries. They are as ...

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ANGRA To Record New EP, ZEPPELIN Cover!

Brazil's ANGRA will enter the studio in January with producer Dennis Ward to record a brand new EP, which is tentatively scheduled to be issued in early May. During the sessions, the band will lay down their cover of LED ZEPPELIN's Kashmir for an upcoming LED ZEPPELIN tribute CD, which is due to be issued ...

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QUEENSRYCHE Duo Start Slaving Away!

SLAVE TO THE SYSTEM is the name of an all-star collaboration featuring Scott Rockenfield (drums QUEENSRYCHE), Kelly Gray (guitars QUEENSRYCHE), Damon Johnson (guitars BROTHER CANE), Roman Glick (bass BROTHER CANE) and Scotty Heard (vocals SWEATY NIPPLES), which has just issued its debut album online via the group's official web site at: www.slavetothesystem.net. The ...

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PITCHSHIFTER Enter Second Week Of Mixing Process!

Britain's PITCHSHIFTER have entered the second week of the mixing process for their upcoming CD, tentatively entitled PSI, which is currently being completed at The Shop Studios in Hoboken, New Jersey under the guidance of acclaimed producer Machine. According to vocalist J.S. Clayden, "time just seems to be flying by so fast with this record. ...

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ORGY: New Album, DVD On The Way!

ORGY have spent the last three months at a Los Angeles studio working on the material for their third CD, which they plan on recording in early 2002 for a mid-year release. So far the band has completed more than two dozen songs and plan on touring in support of the new album throughout the ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD To Record New Album!

Contrary to recent public statements made by Devin Townsend, it now appears that he will in fact be releasing a new STRAPPING YOUNG LAD CD sometime next year. According to an official statement posted by Devin's wife/manager Tracy at Townsend's web site (www.hevydevy.com), seeing Devin had previously felt that he was no longer ...

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