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CENTINEX: 'World Declension' Due In June

Sweden's CENTINEX have finished mastering their new album, "World Declension", due late June via Cold/Regain Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Decadence - Prophecies of Cosmic Chaos", "World Declension" was recorded at Black Lounge studios and will be released in North America via Candlelight Records USA. "World Declension" track listing: Chapter I - "Visions Of Armageddon" ...

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DISSECTION To Perform As 'THE SOMBERLAIN' At STOCKHOLMROCK REVELATION II Festival

Reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION will reportedly play under a fake name (THE SOMBERLAIN) on May 21 at the StockholmRock Revelation II festival at Kägelbanan in Stockholm, Sweden. Also scheduled to perform on the bill are INSISION and KAAMOS. For more information, visit www.stockholmrock.com. Late last year, DISSECTION released their comeback single/EP, "Maha ...

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SINGLE BULLET THEORY: In Writing Mode

Vocalist/guitarist Matt Difabio of the Philadelphia-based metallers SINGLE BULLET THEORY has issued the following update on the band's current activities: "SINGLE BULLET THEORY is currently in 'write mode.' We have three [new] songs done at this point ('Dawn of Inequity', 'Letting Go' and 'The Me I Used to know') and are churning out some of ...

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ACCEPT: Set List From First Reunion Show Revealed

German metal legends ACCEPT played their very first reunion show in St. Petersburg, Russia on Monday, April 25. The group's set list was as follows: 01. Starlight 02. Living For Tonight 03. London Leatherboys 04. Metal Heart 05. Love Child 06. Breaker 07. Bass Solo / Head Over Heels 08. Neon Nights 09. Guitar Solo: ...

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DAWN OF DISEASE Part Ways With Drummer, Seek Replacement

German death metallers DAWN OF DISEASE have parted ways with drummer Sebastian Timper. "This decision was necassary because of several differences between Sebastian and the rest of the band [during the recent months]," the band write in a statement. "We thank Sebastian for the time we have played together and we wish him the best ...

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CENTINEX: 'World Declension' Track Listing Revealed

Sweden's CENTINEX have finalized the track listing for their new album, "World Declension", due later in the year via Cold/Regain Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Decadence - Prophecies of Cosmic Chaos", "World Declension" was recorded at Black Lounge studios and will be released in North America via Candlelight Records USA. "World Declension" track listing: 01. ...

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Fans' Tribute To CELTIC FROST Posted Online

CELTIC FROST's official web site has created a separate page for the fans' musical tribute to the Swiss avant-garde metal outfit. Currently available for download on the site are the following tracks: "Dethroned Emperor" - MANNAZ "Pandemonium Phallic Tantrum" - AMARNA SKY "Isolation Blooms" - PAUL IS DEAD "The Usurper" - HEADDIRT "Eternal ...

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SUBSONIC's New Video To Feature Model ANGEL DAWN MASSIE

The second video from SUBSONIC's "No Such Soul" CD will feature model Angel Dawn Massie, who is perhaps best known for her photos for Dean Guitars. The video, which is being shot in Chicago next week, is being directed by Jason Meudt of Vision 4 Films and is the follow-up to the the first single, ...

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THE AURORA PROJECT Confirmed For Holland's PROGPOWER EUROPE Festival

Dutch atmospheric progressive rock/metal band THE AURORA PROJECT have been added to the lineup of acts performing at the ProgPower Europe festival, set to take place October 1-2 at JC Sjiwa in Baarlo, the Netherlands. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: Saturday, October 1: GREEN CARNATION (Norway) NOVEMBERS DOOM (USA) ORPHANED LAND ...

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THE COLLISION Announce New Drummer

THE COLLISION, the new Finnish band consisting of former members of BEFORE THE DAWN, have announced the addition of drummer Markus Jokinen to the group's ranks. As previously reported, THE COLLISION have posted a live video of the track "Break My Bones" at their official web site. The clip, which was shot on January 29, ...

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NIRVANA: Unofficial DVD Releases Hit The Market

A Kurt Cobain documentary, "The Early Life of a Legend", featuring biographical information, film footage and exclusive interviews with those closest to NIRVANA, is now available at all major record stores and can also be purchased via the Chrome Dreams web site and Amazon store. An Amazon.com description of the DVD follows: "Ten years after ...

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DEW-SCENTED and JUSTICE Confirmed For Germany's BRETTHART OPEN AIR Festival

DEW-SCENTED and JUSTICE are the latest artists confirmed for Bretthart Open Air 2005, a three-day event set to take place June 16-18 in Limbach (near Heilbronn), Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: DARK RAIN DARKSEED DAWN OF DISEASE DEW-SCENTED DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EQUILIBRIUM JUSTICE LACRIMAS PROFUNDERE LEGACY MIRROR OF DECEPTION PSYCHOPUNCH SAMAEL ...

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CENTINEX: New Album 'Sounds Massive'

Sweden's CENTINEX have posted the following recording update on their official web site: "The drums for the album have been recorded. Ronnie [Bergerstål] did a great job and hammered down a total of ten tracks in just four days. Now we have started to record the four A-tuned guitars. Sounds massive." CENTINEX's new album, "World ...

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INTERZONE Featured On BJÖRK's Charity Record

Canadian band INTERZONE, featuring former SACRIFICE frontman Rob Urbinati, are among the artists featured on a collection of cover versions and mixes of BJÖRK's song "Army of Me", with all of the proceeds to go to UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund). Prompted by the recent events in Southeast Asia, Icelandic singer Björk got ...

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KOTIPELTO: Touring Lineup Revealed

KOTIPELTO, the Finnish band fronted by STRATOVARIUS singer Timo Kotipelto, have announced the band lineup for their upcoming European tour with KAMELOT and EPICA. It is as follows: Lauri Porra (TUNNELVISION) - Bass Tuomas Wäinölä (HEARTPLAY, NYLON BEAT) - Guitar Mikko Kaakkuriniemi (QUINTESSENCE) - Drums Robert Engstrand (THE FLOWER KINGS) - Keyboards Timo Kotipelto - ...

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CENTINEX: New Album Details Revealed

Sweden's CENTINEX are scheduled to enter Black Lounge studio today (March 4) to begin recording their new album, "World Declension", tentatively due this fall through Cold/Regain Records in Europe and Candlelight Records USA in North America. The follow-up to 2004's "Decadence - Prophecies of Cosmic Chaos" will include eight tracks divided into two chapters. Songtitles ...

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DESASTER Confirmed For Ireland's DAY OF DARKNESS FESTIVAL

German dark thrashers DESASTER are the latest addition to the lineup for this year's Day of Darkness Festival, set to be held at Ballylinan, Co Laois, Ireland on July 9. The four-piece, who recently inked a deal with Metal Blade Records, will make a triumphant return to the Emerald Isle following a sold-out debut Irish ...

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DISSECTION: Mexican Date Announced

Reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION will return to the North American continent on April 22, when they are scheduled to play at the Box Underground in Tijuana, Mexico. Support at the show will come from SADISTIC INTENT, RISE, INFINITUM OBSCURE and NINTH LEVEL. Box Underground is located at 1500 Revolucion Avenue in downtown Tijuana. Late ...

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BEFORE THE DAWN Unveil New Lineup

BEFORE THE DAWN, the Finnish "dark metal" solo project of Tuomas Saukkonen, have revealed the lineup for their upcoming live performances. Joining Saukkonen in the new formation will be Juho Räihä (guitar; GLORIA MORTI, MY RAGE), Lars Eikind (bass, vocals; WINDS) and Aatu Mukka (drums; CAMORRA, DOWNTRODDEN). As previously reported, BEFORE THE DAWN have posted ...

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ROB ZOMBIE's 'The Devil's Rejects' To Arrive In July

Rob Zombie's second project as a feature film director, "The Devil's Rejects", has had its release date moved up to July 22 from the previously announced August 12. The decision to change the release date was apparently made by Lion's Gate Films after a "killer test screening" on February 10 that established the movie as ...

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APOCALYPTICA Confirmed For Poland's METALMANIA Festival

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA have been confirmed for Poland's MetalMania festival, set to be held March 12 at the Spodek venue in Katowice. The complete billing for the festival is now as follows: Main stage: 10:35 - 10:55 DARZAMAT 11:05 - 11:35 DIES IRAE 11:45 - 12:25 ANJ 12:40 - 13:15 AMON AMARTH 13:30 - 14:05 ...

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