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DELIVERANCE: 'River Disturbance' To Be Reissued With Bonus Tracks

The 1994 album from Christian metallers DELIVERANCE, "River Disturbance", will be re-released on November 27 via Retroactive Records. This "collectors' edition" was remastered and features all-new artwork from Caleb Olsen (X-SINNER, FINAL AXE, SEVENTH POWER, etc.). In addition, it contains four bonus tracks: "I Thought...", a previously unreleased track recorded during the original "River Disturbance" ...

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ATARGATIS: New Album Pushed Back To November

German dark/symphonic gothic metal band ATARGATIS has pushed back the release date of its new album, "Nova" (Massacre Records), to November 16 from the previously announced October 26. The CD was recorded and produced at the Helion Studios (DARKSEED, EQUILIBRIUM) in Munich, Germany. The complete layout and design was created by Katja Piolka (PRIMAL FEAR, ...

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OTEP Frontwoman: 'I've Never Been More Excited About The Future'

California-based, female-fronted band OTEP recently confirmed that it has worked out a split with Capitol Records — which released the group's first two albums — and is shopping around for a new label to issue the band's long-completed third offering, "The Ascension". The CD was recorded in New Orleans over the course of several months ...

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ATARGATIS: 'Nova' Track Listing Unveiled

German dark/symphonic gothic metal band ATARGATIS has revealed the track listing for its new album, "Nova", which will be released on October 26 via Massacre Records. The CD was recorded and produced at the Helion Studios (DARKSEED, EQUILIBRIUM) in Munich, Germany. The complete layout and design was created by Katja Piolka (PRIMAL FEAR, RAGE, LEAVES' ...

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Droid - DROID

The self-titled debut from DROID falls into that vague category one might refer to as modern American metal. By that I mean it's an album with a modern sound, yet one that is undeniably aggressive and riff based with not a hint of bandwagon jumping melodic crooning. It also happens to be the first release ...

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ONCE DEAD: 'Visions Of Hell' Release Date Set

Open Grave Records has set an August 28 release date for "Visions of Hell", the new album from ONCE DEAD, the Christian metal band featuring former members of VENGEANCE RISING. According to a press release, "ONCE DEAD boasts a refreshing dose of old-school thrash metal, combined with a triple guitar assault and a lineup of ...

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DEKADENT Begins Recording New Album

Slovenian atmospheric black metallers DEKADENT have set "The Deliverance of the Fall" as the title of their new album, which they plan on releasing in the second half of 2007. According to a press release, the recording sessions for the new CD have already begun, and the entire process is being filmed as well. The ...

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ONCE DEAD Signs With OPEN GRAVE RECORDS

ONCE DEAD, the Christian metal band featuring former members of VENGEANCE RISING, has inked a deal with Open Grave Records. The group is currently in the studio putting the finishing touches on its debut album, "Visions of Hell", tentatively due this summer. According to a press release, "ONCE DEAD boasts a refreshing dose of old-school ...

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DELIVERANCE: 'As Above - So Below' Release Date Announced

Retroactive Records has set an April 24 release date for the new album from the legendary Christian speed metal band DELIVERANCE, entitled "As Above - So Below". According to a press release, "As Above - So Below" is "a prayer that things would be on earth, as they are in heaven. Musically, this 13th album ...

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SAINT: DVD Preview Clip Available

'80s Christian rockers SAINT reformed for a one-time performance last summer for the Christian metal festival Up From The Ashes. Live clips from SAINT, DELIVERANCE, ULTIMATUM and many more will all be represented as Roxx Records captured many of the performances and will release them on DVD this spring. An advance clip of SAINT can ...

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BROWN BRIGADE Putting Finishing Touches On 'Good, Raw Metal Album'

Former SUM 41 and current BROWN BRIGADE guitarist Dave "Brownsound" Baksh has posted the following message on the BROWN BRIGADE MySpace page: "I'm sitting here writing as Vaughn [Lal, Dave's cousin] finishes bass on 'Last Rites'. Our album nears completion. Can't wait for the finished product. A good, raw metal album. "We decided to keep ...

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THE HAUNTED Frontman: 'We've Become Stormtroopers Of Metal'

THE HAUNTED frontman Peter Dolving has posted the following message on the band's MySpace page: "Last night this was on my feeble little mind: "We've become stormtroopers of metal. Insane. Transformed. We will come in to town. Relentlessly set about preparing for an hours worth of sonic annihilation. Nothing in the human condition holds us ...

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Allegiance - FIREWIND

You may have heard of Greek guitar hero Gus G. from his participation in MYSTIC PROPHECY, NIGHTRAGE, and DREAM EVIL. Or maybe you caught him live as a fill-in guitarist with ARCH ENEMY during last year's North American tour. Well he's no longer a member of any of the first three bands so that he ...

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Reunited DELIVERANCE Working On New CD

Singer/guitarist Jimmy Brown of the legendary Christian speed metal band DELIVERANCE is currently rehearsing with the reformed band to perform select shows and record a new CD, tentatively titled "Enlightened". According to MetalForJesus.org, the new album will be really heavy and appeal to both old and new fans of DELIVERANCE. Brown recently commented, "I am ...

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BRIDE Returns To 'Metal Roots' On 'Skin For Skin'

Christian metallers BRIDE have been working on a new CD, entitled "Skin for Skin', over the past few months. According to a press release, "BRIDE has returned again to its metal roots! Dale and Troy Thompson — original founders of BRIDE — have once again composed and recorded 12 songs that are sure to re-awaken ...

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Sin-Eater - DEAD RABBITS

Odd name for a band and the style isn't even grindcore or death metal, but there has to be a riveting story behind it. Fortunately, the music on debut album "Sin-Eater" from New York based DEAD RABBITS is quality southern fried hard rock and metal in the vein of CORROSION OF CONFORMITY and BLACK LABEL ...

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Artimus Pyledriver - ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER

Atlanta's ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER was named after LYNYRD SKYNYRD drummer Artimus Pyle, which goes a long way toward explaining the southern rock boogie and redneck soul that defines the band's self-titled debut. Whiskey swilling, southern bad boy HARD rock filled with concrete tough rhythms and a boatload of twin-guitar fire is at the core of these ...

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FIREWIND Complete Work On 'Falling To Pieces' Video

FIREWIND have completed work on the video for their new single, "Falling to Pieces", with acclaimed Swedish director Patric Ullaeus (LACUNA COIL, WITHIN TEMPTATION, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR). The clip was shot at the Revolver Ranch in Sweden and on the streets of New York City. "Falling to Pieces" will be released as a single ...

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OPETH: Catalog To Be Reissued

According to a posting on OPETH's official web site, the band's Music For Nations catalog is being re-released by Sony/BMG on July 3. The titles that are being reissued are as follows: "Blackwater Park" (2001) "Deliverance" (2002) "Damnation" (2003) "Lamentations" DVD (2004) It is not believed that the re-releases will contain any bonus tracks that ...

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FIREWIND: New Album Details Revealed

Century Media Records has set a July 24 European release date for the new FIREWIND album, entitled "Allegiance". The album's first single, "Falling to Pieces", will be released June 19 in Greece. It will include an edited version of the title track, the non-album track "Demon Nights" and the BLACKFOOT cover "Teenage Idol" (previously unreleased). ...

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OPETH: 'Chronology MCMXCIV-MMV' Setlist Revealed

Sweden's OPETH staged the first of their special performances, dubbed "Chronology MCMXCIV-MMV - A Live Observation By Opeth", on Thursday (Feb. 23) at New York City's Town Hall. The concert consisted of a chronologically played setlist, starting with music from the very first record, "Orchid", and ending with vibes from the latest opus, "Ghost Reveries". ...

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Former HIRAX Guitarist Joins ONCE DEAD

Former HIRAX guitarist Glenn Rogers has officially joined ONCE DEAD, the Christian metal band featuring former members of VENGEANCE RISING. "Glenn, as most of you know, was one of the original founding members of VENGEANCE, and had written many of the songs with us prior to Roger Martinez, Larry Farkas and Glen Mancaruso joining the ...

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OPETH: New U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Sweden's OPETH will embark on a U.S. headlining tour beginning on February 15, 2006 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Feb. 15 - Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre Feb. 16 - Norfolk, VA @ The Norva Feb. 17 - Towson, MD @ Recher Theatre Feb. 18 - Millvale, PA @ ...

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OPETH, CANDLEMASS, MESHUGGAH, HAMMERFALL Nominated For Swedish GRAMMY

OPETH have once again been nominated for a Swedish Grammy for their "Ghost Reveries" release. This is the band's fourth nomination since 2001 and the group's "Blackwater Park" CD. OPETH also picked up the award for 2003's "Deliverance". Other nominees this year are CANDLEMASS ("Candlemass"), HAMMERFALL ("Chapter V: Unbent, Unbowed, Unbroken"), HARDCORE SUPERSTAR ("Hardcore Superstar") ...

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