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FLESH MADE SIN Sign With KARMAGEDDON MEDIA

Dutch thrashers FLESH MADE SIN have inked a deal with Holland's Karmageddon Media. The group's full-length debut, "Dawn of the Stillborn", was recorded at Harrow studio in Losser, the Netherlands with producer Marc ter Braak. Cover artwork was handled by Manuel Tinnemans (PENTACLE, NECROPHAGIA). A November 15 release is expected. "Dawn of the Stillborn" track ...

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SAMAEL: 'Reign Of Light' Details Revealed

Swiss CD shop CeDe.ch has uploaded the album cover and complete track listing for the upcoming SAMAEL CD, "Reign of Light". Check it out here. "Reign of Light" track listing: 01. Moongate 02. Inch Allah 03. High Above 04. Reign of Light 05. On Earth 06. Telepath 07. Oriental Dawn 08. As the ...

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MORBID ANGEL Perform In Chile: Photos, Review Available

Chile's Grinder magazine has posted several photos from MORBID ANGEL's headlining concert at Teatro Providencia in Santiago on Tuesday (Sept. 7). Check them out here. MORBID ANGEL's appearance in Chile was part of the group's current South American tour, which marks bassist/vocalist David Vincent's first live performances with the group in eight years. ...

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THROES OF DAWN: 'Vertigo' Video Posted Online

Finland's THROES OF DAWN have uplaoded their video for the song "Vertigo" to their official web site. "Vertigo" comes off the group's latest album, "Quicksilver Clouds", available now on Avantgarde/Wounded Love Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Binding of the Spirit" was recorded and mixed in three separate sessions between August and November 2003 ...

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SAMAEL: 'Telepath' Single Audio Clips Available Online

Audio clips of all the tracks from the forthcoming SAMAEL single, "Telepath", can be downloaded at Cede.ch. The complete track listing for the single, due on September 6, is as follows: 01. Telepath (3:35) 02. Inch Allah (3:33) 03. Telepathic (remix) (4:19) 04. Inch Allah (karaoke version) (3:33) 05. Telepathic (instrumental version) (4:19) ...

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SAMAEL: New Audio Clip Posted Online

An audio clip of the new SAMAEL single, "Telepath", has been posted online at this location. "Telepath" comes off the group's upcoming full-length CD, "Reign of Light", tentatively due in October. "Reign of Light" will be released through the band's own label, Galactical Recordings, with exclusive licenses to Regain Records (whole world except ...

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FLESH MADE SIN Complete Work On Full-Length Debut

Dutch thrashers FLESH MADE SIN have completed work on their full-length debut, "Dawn of the Stillborn", tentatively due in November. The album was recorded at Harrow studio with producer Marc ter Braak. Cover artwork was handled by Manuel Tinnemans (PENTACLE, NECROPHAGIA). "Dawn of the Stillborn" track listing (in no particular order): 01. Crowned In Torment ...

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AUTUMN TEARS: Long-Awaited 'Eclipse' Album Due In October

New England "neo-classical darkwave metal" act AUTUMN TEARS have finally ended their four-year absence from the progressive, extreme recording scene with the announcement of the official worldwide release date for their highly anticipated new CD, "Eclipse", as Tuesday, October 26, 2004. The forthcoming CD is "the most epic, conceptual, and fullest neoclassical piece of music ...

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BLOODSHOTEYE: 'Hitlist' Video Posted Online

Leamington, Ontario-based metallers BLOODSHOTEYE have uploaded their video for the track "Hitlist" at this location. The band had previously stated about the clip, "Without giving away any secrets, this isn't going to be just 'another' video we are going to be making something totally unique, with a wiring team that's done 'Bullet Proof ...

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DARKTHRONE's FENRIZ Presents 'The Best Of Old School Black Metal'

Snapper Music has set a September 20 release date for "The Best Of Old School Black Metal", a compilation consisting of "the most influential and most unholy sounding tracks" of the black metal genre as selected by DARKTHRONE's Fenriz. "Cult heroes such as SARCOFAGO and TORMENTOR lurk amongst tracks from originators VENOM and BATHORY," according ...

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SAMAEL To Release New Single

Switzerland's SAMAEL will be issuing a new single, "Telepath", prior to the release of their forthcoming full-length CD, "Reign of Light", which is expected to arrive in October. The complete track listing for the single is as follows: 01. Telepath 02. Inch'Allah 03. Telepathic (remix) 04. Inch'Allah (karaoke version) 05. Telepathic (instrumental version) A "Reign ...

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HADES ALMIGHTY: Album Reissue Features Bonus Tracks, Video

Norwegian black/extreme metallers HADES ALMIGHTY have just reissued their "forgotten classic", "The Pulse of Decay", through Dark Essence Records. The group originally released the album in 2001 through Psycho Bitch Records, the label formed by the band's then-management. That resulted in no distribution, making it virtually impossible for fans to find the album. Now the ...

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TO/DIE/FOR To Begin Recording New Album

Finnish goth-metallers TO/DIE/FOR are expected to enter Sonicimage studios in Kouvola, Finland soon to begin recording their new album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Spinefarm Records. The current TO/DIE/FOR lineup once again features vocalist Jape Perätalo, who allegedly decided to reclaim the T/D/F name for his TIAGA project after being offered a record deal ...

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CROWBAR Sign With CANDLELIGHT RECORDS

New Orleans sludge-meisters CROWBAR have signed a worldwide deal with Candlelight Records. The group's new album, "Life's Blood For The Downtrodden", is expected to see a February 8, 2005 Stateside release date. Final studio work on the album, produced by the working team of Warren Riker (DOWN) and Rex Brown (PANTERA, DOWN), is planned in ...

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HELLWITCH Schedule First Live Gig In Six Years

Legendary death/thrash metal band HELLWITCH will play their first live gig in six years at the Culture Club in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Saturday, July 24. Also set to perform are MALEVOLENT CREATION and DIVINE EMPIRE. HELLWITCH's current lineup includes original member Pat Ranieri (guitar/vocals), Joe Schnessel (drums; he started playing in the band in ...

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TIMO KOTIPELTO To Release New Single

STRATOVARIUS singer Timo Kotipelto will release his new solo single, "Take Me Away", in Finland on July 7. The single, which will be available in a limited edition of 1,000 copies, has already been "pre-sold out," according to a posting by Timo on his web site. "Unfortunately [for] my foreign fans, this single is only ...

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MEGADETH: Complete Reissue Details Revealed

www.cdon.com has posted what appears to be the complete track listing for the upcoming MEGADETH reissues, due on July 27 through Capitol Records. A total of seven albums from the group's back catalogue as well as the MD45 record re-sung by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine have been remixed and remastered and will feature ...

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ODHINN: Recording Sessions Halted

The recording sessions for the upcoming ODHINN album, entitled "The Empty Book", have been halted after all material on the computers and all music got stolen during a recent break-in at the Epidemic studios. As a result, the band will be forced to track everything again from scratch. A late 2004 release through Imperial Dawn ...

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Former JUDAS PRIEST Singer Completing Work On Autobiography

Former JUDAS PRIEST singer Al Atkins is putting the finishing touches on his autobiography, "Dawn of the Metal Gods", scheduled for publication before the end of the year through Firefly Publishing. The book will recount the origins of the band from 1969 onward and includes exclusive photographs donated by friends, including Robert Plant, among others. ...

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INCAPACITY To Play First-Ever Polish Gig

INCAPACITY, the Swedish death metal band featuring vocalist Andreas "Drette" Axelsson (ex-MARDUK, EDGE OF SANITY, INFESTDEAD), guitarist Robert "Skoog" Ivarsson (PAN-THY-MONIUM, ASHES), guitarist Christian Älvestam (UNMOORED, SOLAR DAWN, TORCHBEARER), bassist Anders Edlund (SOLAR DAWN) and drummer Henrik Schönström (UNMOORED, SOLAR DAWN, TORCHBEARER), will make their Polish live debut on August 12 at DK "Slowianin" in ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: Legendary Effects Man Joins 'The Devil's Rejects' Team

According to a posting on Rob Zombie's web site, legendary effects man Bob Kurtzman has joined the behind-the-scenes team of "The Devil's Rejects", the much-anticipated sequel to Zombie's directorial debut, "House of 1000 Corpses", tentatively due in early 2005. "Bob has worked on many classic films, including 'Once Upon A Time In Mexico', 'The Green ...

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Australian Metal Compilation To Be Unleashed This Week

An Australian metal compilation, featuring 26 "hordes from under the southern skies," many presenting new and exclusive tracks, will be unleashed July 1 via Blacktalon Media. Titled "Legions – Opening Of The Southern Gate", the two-disc collection will feature the following track listing: Disc One: 01. SADISTIK EXEKUTION - Homicidal Suicide 02. ASTRIAAL - Ritual ...

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BLOODSHOTEYE To Film 'Hitlist' Video

Leamington, Ontario-based metallers BLOODSHOTEYE will be filming a video for the track "Hitlist" in mid-July. "We have been awarded VideoFACT funding to complete a shot-on-film, major-budget video," the band write on their web site. "Thanks to our friend Justin at Unstable Ground for making this happen and who will also be taking the project under ...

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IN BATTLE Finalize Track Listing For 'Welcome To The Battlefield'

Sundsvall, Sweden-based death metallers IN BATTLE have finalized the track listing for their third full-length album, "Welcome to the Battlefield", due on September 20 through Cold/Metal Blade Records. The recording of the new album started at Courthouse Studio in Östersund, Sweden, where the drums were recorded on February 2-3. The guitars and bass were recorded ...

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SAMAEL Name New Album

Switzerland's SAMAEL have set "Reign of Light" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in the fall. The CD was mixed at two different studios in Switzerland and was co-produced by Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., LACUNA COIL, TIAMAT), who has worked with the group on most of their previous efforts. Mixing duties were ...

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NEAERA Sign With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Münster, Germany-based metalcore act NEAERA have inked a deal with Metal Blade Records. The group will enter the studio in the fall to begin recording their debut album for the label, tentatively due in early 2005. Commented the band in a statement: "It is still a little hard to grasp for us, but from today ...

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