GRAVE To Issue "Back From The Grave" In June

Reunited Swedish death metallers GRAVE have completed work on eight songs for their forthcoming comeback CD, tentatively entitled Back From The Grave, and are scheduled to enter Stockholm's Sunlight Studios in February with producer Tomas Skogsberg (i.e. ENTOMBED, DISMEMBER, BACKYARD BABIES, etc.) to record the album for a June release through Century Media Records. Described ...

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DOWN Set Sophomore Album Title, Plan Live Appearances

New Orleans supergroup DOWN, who feature in their ranks PANTERA's Philip Anselmo (vocals), C.O.C.'s Pepper Keenan (guitars), EYEHATEGOD's Jimmy Bower (drums), PANTERA's Rex Brown (bass) and CROWBAR's Kirk Windstein (guitars), have reportedly set Down II: Bustle In The Hedgerow as the title of their forthcoming sophomore effort, which is due to be issued through Elektra ...

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OVERKILL Ink Deal With Spitfire Records

Veteran New York metallers OVERKILL have officially signed to Spitfire Records after releasing one album, Bloodletting, on the Metal-Is label, according to Digital Metal. Initial plans for OVERKILL are to issue a live album and DVD that's expected to follow in the footsteps of 1988's F.ck You EP and 1995's Wrecking Your Neck ...

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ECHOBRAIN Online Chat Scheduled

ECHOBRAIN members Jason Newsted (bass, ex-METALLICA), Brian Sagrafena (drums) and Dylan Donkin (guitars/vocals) will be in the ECHOBRAIN chat room on Friday, January 18th at 6 PM. To partake in the discussion, click here. ...

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TURA SATANA's Reunion Show To Feature Group's Final Line-Up

The final TURA SATANA line-up of Tairrie B (vocals), Brian Harrah (guitar), Rico Villasenor (bass) and Marcello Palomino (drums) is scheduled to reunite for a midnight performance at the headlining appearance of Tairrie's current group MY RUIN on Friday, January 18th at the Troubadour in Hollywood. Despite widespread rumors to the contrary, it appears that ...

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DREAM THEATER Japanese Dates Announced

DREAM THEATER have announced the itinerary for their upcoming Japanese tour in April. The confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 12 - Yokohama, JAP @ Kanagawa Hall Apr. 15 - Nagoya, JAP @ Aichi Kinro Kaikan Apr. 16 - Fukuoka, JAP @ Miel Parque Hall Apr. 17 - Osaka, JAP @ Zepp Apr. 19 - ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Hits Japanese Charts

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN's Concerto Suite Live has entered the Japanese International Pop Chart at #4 and the Japanese National Album Chart #29. Also appearing in the top 4 of the International Album Chart this week are ENYA, BACKSTREET BOYS and MARIAH CAREY. ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: "Special Guest Appearance" Planned!

PRIMAL FEAR have completed the recording sessions for their forthcoming album, entitled Black Sun, at House Of Music Studio in Winterbach, Germany and are on their way to Texas' Sonic Ranch Studio to finish the record. According to the group, “Black Sun will be different as the other three albums, but still 150% PRIMAL FEAR.” ...

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