STRATOVARIUS Frontman Completes Mastering Solo CD!

STRATOVARIUS vocalist Timo Kotipelto has completed the mastering process for his as-yet-untitled forthcoming solo CD, which is tentatively scheduled to be issued during February. The mastering was done on December 12th at Helsinki's Finnvox Studios by Mika Jussila. ...

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THYRFING Get Outraged In March!

Sweden's THYRFING will be releasing the follow-up to last year's Urkraft CD, entitled The Fourth Outrage, on March 25th through Hammerheart Records. As previously reported, The Fourth Outrage was recorded at Dug-Out Studios in Uppsala with producer Daniel Bergstrand (i.e. MESHUGGAH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DARKANE, STUCK MOJO), and it contains nine songs, the music for ...

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THANATOS Recruit New Basist, Record Mini Album!

Veteran Dutch death metal act THANATOS have recruited bassist Marco de Bruin and will enter a Rotterdam recording studio in the first week of January to record three new tracksDevour the Living, Rites of Retaliation and L'AldilaBeyond Terroras well as a new version of Angelic Encounters. These four songs, plus an extra CD-Rom track (the ...

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MALMSTEEN/ex-DREAM THEATER Keyboardist Gets ALL TOO HUMAN!

Former DREAM THEATER and current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN keyboardist Derek Sherinian makes an appearance on the new CD from Texas progressive metallers ALL TOO HUMAN, entitled Entropy. The full track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Entropy 02. The Jester 03. Haunted 04. E-Killer 05. Arrhythmia (instrumental) 06. Seven Deadly Sins 07. White Stones ...

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Former OPERA IX Members Return To The Studio With CADAVERIA!

Italy's CADAVERIA, featuring former OPERA IX vocalist Cadaveria and drummer Flegias, have entered Capt. Woofer Studios with producer John DNA to begin work on their as-yet-untitled debut album. Seven tracks will reportedly be included on the forthcoming CD, among them: 01. Spell 02. Declaration of Spiritual Independence 03. Absolute Vacuum No information has yet been ...

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MONSTROSITY Set To Record New Album, Tour South America!

Florida death metal veterans MONSTROSITY will enter Tampa's Morrisound Studios shortly to begin work on the follow-up to the acclaimed Enslaving The Masses CD. The band's Mexican tour, which was initially planned for early December, has been rescheduled for early 2002 as a result of SEPULTURA's Mexican dates coinciding with the original trek. A South ...

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SETH Prepare To Make "Divine" CD!

French black metal band SETH have entered Excess Studios in Rotterdam, Holland to record their new album, tentatively titled Divine X. However, contrary to previous reports, vocalist Vampyr Vicomte Arkames, whose departure from the band was announced earlier in the year, will not partake in the upcoming recording sessions. The line-up for the recordings is ...

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