CONSTRUCDEAD To "Repent" In March/April

Sweden's CONSTRUCDEAD, featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, will issue their debut album, entitled Repent, through Helsingborg, Sweden-based label Cold Records during March/April. Recorded at Studio Underground, Repent will feature guest appearances by THE HAUNTED frontman Marco Aro, as well as SOILWORK's Peter Vildoer and Bjorn "Speed" Strid. The full track listing for Repent is ...

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CRYOGENIC Debut New Vocalist At Showcase Gigs

Australia's CRYOGENIC will be playing two very special showcase gigs during the month of February. These shows are being used to test new material from their forthcoming album and most of all to showcase their recently announced new frontman Steve Simmons (ex-HENRY'S ANGER). This will be the first time that CRYOGENIC has played in Sydney ...

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CODESEVEN Come To "The Rescue" Later Than Expected

North Carolina's CODESEVEN may be forced to push back the release of their latest CD, entitled The Rescue, as a result of the group's label The Music Cartel having secured a new distribution agreement with Caroline Records. As previously reported, The Rescue was produced by former FUDGE TUNNEL/NAILBOMB frontman Alex Newport. ...

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PAIN Collaborate With BRITNEY SPEARS, BACKSTREET BOYS Producer On New Single

Sweden's PAIN, led by HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tagtgren, have collaborated with mega-producer Max Martin (aka Martin Sandberg—i.e. BRITNEY SPEARS, BACKSTREET BOYS, CELINE DION) and Per Aldeheim (i.e. DEF LEPPARD, LAMBRETTA) on the second single from the group's just-released third CD, Nothing Remains The Same. Entitled “Just Hate Me”, the track—which was co-written by Martin/Aldeheim and ...

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METALLICA's Collaboration With JA RULE To Surface In May

METALLICA's much-talked-about collaboration with rapper JA RULE and producer Swizz Beatz will come in the shape of a track called "We Did It Again", which will surface on May 14th via Ghetto Stories, a Dreamworks Records hip-hop compilation helmed by Beatz. The METALLICA track will reportedly be the only rock cut on the album, which ...

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CADAVERIA Ink Deal With Scarlet, Set To Release Debut CD In March

Italy's CADAVERIA, featuring former OPERA IX vocalist Cadaveria and ex-OPERA IX drummer/NECRODEATH vocalist Marçelo Santos (aka Flegias), have signed with Scarlet Records. CADAVERIA's debut album for the label, entitled The Shadows' Madame, was recorded at Capt. Woofer Studios with producer John DNA and contains the following seven cuts: 01. Spell 02. Declaration of Spiritual Independence ...

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ONE MINUTE SILENCE Split With V2 (Allegedly), Seek New Label Home

Britain's ONE MINUTE SILENCE are strongly rumored to have parted ways with V2 Records following the disappointing sales performance of the group's last studio CD, 2000's Buy Now…Saved Later. The group are presently shopping recently-recorded material to various labels in hopes of releasing their third album before the end of the summer. Among the tentative ...

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CELTIC FROST Reunion Official, New CD On The Way

Despite former CELTIC FROST mainman Tom Fischer's previous statements to the contrary, the much-rumored reunion of the Swiss avant-garde metal act is very much in the planning stages and the group's comeback album should surface before the end of the year or in early 2003. Fischer recently spoke to Metaluk.com about the upcoming ...

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