ANGEL WITCH Split????

NWOBHM legends ANGEL WITCH appear to have split up following guitarist/mainman Kevin Heybourne's decision to relocate to the US. Here is an official statement on the matter from bassist Richie Wicks and guitarist Keith Herzberg (as posted at www.angel-witch.com): It is with great sadness that we (Keith and Richie) announce the news first ...

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SUGARCOMA Finalize Track Listing For Debut Album

Britain's female-fronted act SUGARCOMA have finished mastering their debut album, entitled Becoming Something Else, for a spring release through Music For Nations Records. Produced and mixed by Colin Richardson (i.e. MACHINE HEAD, FEAR FACTORY, NAPALM DEATH, etc.), the CD will contain the following track listing: 01. Windings 02. Come Up 03. Last Orders 04. Shots ...

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SOLEFALD To Record Fourth Album During April

Norway's SOLEFALD are preparing to enter the studio during April to record their fourth, as-yet-untitled album, the music for which is being described as a continuation of their Pills Against Ageless Ills CD (2001), [but] with a little more 'edge'. ...

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BORKNAGAR Commence Work On Next CD

BORKNAGAR are currently working on new material for the group's next studio album, which is still untitled, according to mainman ystein G. Brun. "Most of the material is written with the rough plan for studio time in autumn '02. We intend to use the same studio and engineer as on Empiricism. Musically it will be ...

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ECHOBRAIN To Embark On US Tour In March

ECHOBRAIN, featuring former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted, have posted the following update on the band's activities via their official web site at www.echobrain.com: Hey EchoBrainiacs! We want to bring you up to date, so here we go! ECHOBRAIN started up rehearsals on January 8 (on Elvis' 67th Birthday & the 10th anniversary of ...

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DEADSY Set Release Date For Debut CD (Again)

DEADSY have set May 14th as the tentative release date for their long-awaited debut CD, entitled Commencement, through Elementree/Dreamworks Records. The final track listing for the effort is shaping up as follows: 01. The Key To Gramercy Park (3:12) (feat. KORN's Jonathan Davis) 02. Winners (4:22) 03. Brand New Love (4:34) 04. The Mansion World ...

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ENTOMBED's Hellid Directs ORANGE GOBLIN Video

ENTOMBED guitarist Alex Hellid has directed the video for the ORANGE GOBLIN track Monkey Panic from the latter group's latest CD, entitled Coup De Grace, which is due to be issued through Rise Above Records on February 25th. As previously reported, Coup De Grace was produced by former KYUSS/current UNIDA bassist Scott Reeder and includes ...

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