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SOULGRIND: New Album To Include Bonus DVD

SOULGRIND, the Finnish band featuring former LULLACRY frontwoman Tanja "Whisper Lilith" Kemppainen (a.k.a. Tanya), will include a bonus DVD with their upcoming album, "The Origins of the Paganblood", due on January 24, 2005 via France's Holy Records. The bonus disc will feature two old video clips ("Tearflower" and "Song Of Mantsi"), old demos, previously unreleased ...

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JON OLIVA'S PAIN: Greek Set List Revealed

JON OLIVA'S PAIN, the solo project of SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva, performed two electric shows in Greece as part of their world tour (tour kick-off was in Florida on Dec. 11). During Sunday night's (Dec. 19) performance in Athens, Jon Oliva dedicated SAVATAGE's "Ghost In The Ruins" to DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, who was ...

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SOULGRIND Finish Mixing New Album

SOULGRIND, the Finnish band featuring former LULLACRY frontwoman Tanja "Whisper Lilith" Kemppainen (a.k.a. Tanya), have finished mixing their new CD, "The Origins of the Paganblood", tentatively due in late January 2005 via France's Holy Records. A rough-mix version of a new song, entitled "Flesh Marionette", can be downloaded at this location (MP3, 3.96 ...

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DRAGONLAND's 'Starfall' Cracks Japanese Top 100

DRAGONLAND, the Gothenburg, Sweden-based melodic metal sextet, have entered the Japanese national album chart (Oricon) at position No. 94 with their third album, "Starfall". The follow-up to 2002's "Holy War", "Starfall" was recorded at Tom Englund's (EVERGREY) Division One Studios in Sweden with Englund producing. The Japanese edition of the album, available via King Records, ...

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SOULGRIND Finish Recording New Album

SOULGRIND, the Finnish band featuring former LULLACRY frontwoman Tanja "Whisper Lilith" Kemppainen (a.k.a. Tanya), have completed the recordings for their new album, "The Origins of the Paganblood", and are currently mixing the effort for a late January 2005 release via France's Holy Records. The band have abandoned the idea of including a DVD with the ...

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HOLY MOSES Sign With ARMAGEDDON MUSIC

HOLY MOSES, the long-running German thrash outfit fronted by Sabina Classen, have signed a new record deal with Armageddon Music. A new studio album is tentatively scheduled for release next spring/summer. HOLY MOSES' last album, "Disorder of the Order", was released in 2002 via Century Media Records. Upcoming HOLY MOSES shows: Oct. 16 - Bad ...

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MARDUK Set European Release Date For 'Plague Angel'

Regain Records has set a November 22 European release date for the new album from Swedish black metallers MARDUK, entitled"Plague Angel". The CD, which was recorded at Endarker studio in Norrköping, Sweden with producer Devo Andersson, will be the band's first release with new singer Mortuus (previously a member of FUNERAL MIST and TRIUMPHATOR under ...

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DRAGONLAND: New Album Samples Posted Online

DRAGONLAND, the Gothenburg, Sweden-based melodic metal sextet, have uploaded five one-minute audio clips from their third album, "Starfall", at this location. Commented guitarist Olof Mörck: "These five samples we've chosen are just a small tip of the iceberg of 'Starfall', although we think the new direction of our music and our new sound ...

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MARDUK Announce New Album Title, Track Listing

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have set "Plague Angel" as the title of their ninth album, tentatively due in mid-November via Regain Records. The CD, which was recorded at Endarker studio in Norrköping, Sweden, will be the band's first release with new singer Mortuus (previously a member of FUNERAL MIST and TRIUMPHATOR under the alias Arioch). ...

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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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SOULGRIND Looking For Audio, Video Footage For Upcoming DVD

SOULGRIND, the Finnish band featuring former LULLACRY frontwoman Tanja "Whisper Lilith" Kemppainen (a.k.a. Tanya), are looking for old and new material to be included on a DVD that will accompany the group's next CD. If you have pictures ("drinking, banging, hanging...anything"), live videos (especially from the "Lust & Death Tour" 1995), live audio, radio/TV interviews, ...

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DRAGONLAND: Japanese Version Of "Starfall' To Include Bonus Track

DRAGONLAND, the Gothenburg, Sweden-based melodic metal sextet, have secured a Japanese licensing deal with King Records for the release of their third album, "Starfall". The CD will be issued in Japan on October 27 and will include a bonus track, a cover of X-JAPAN's "Rusty Nail". The follow-up to 2002's "Holy War", "Starfall" was recorded ...

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Islamic Party Seeks To Ban 'Youth-Corrupting' SCORPIONS Concert

HindustanTimes.com is reporting that Islamic fundamentalists urged the Malaysian government on Wednesday (Sept. 8) to bar a concert by the German rock group SCORPIONS, claiming the band would corrupt Malaysian youths. "Concerts like these are the catalysts for hedonism and vice in society," Salahuddin Haji Ayub, a youth leader of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, said ...

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EDGUY Commence Songwriting Sessions For New Album

EDGUY singer Tobias Sammet has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Hi there people, It's been quite a while since we talked. But just because you don't get any news doesn't mean that we are being lazy these days. We had a little summer break, which meant some of us have ...

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Master Of The Moon - DIO

The debate rages on about exactly how old ex-RAINBOW/BLACK SABBATH frontman Ronnie James Dio is (some claim to have come across scratchy singles recorded by him in the early Sixties), but however many years the wizened old sage has clocked up, THAT voice will always be there. To avoid the trap of existing overwhelmingly on ...

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SOULGRIND To Enter Studio Later This Month

SOULGRIND, the Finnish band featuring former LULLACRY frontwoman Tanja "Whisper Lilith" Kemppainen (a.k.a. Tanya), will enter D studio (HEVEIN, DIVERCIA) in Klaukkala, Finland on September 25 to begin recording their new album, "The Prophecy of the Paganblood", for an early 2005 release through France's Holy Records. Final mixing is tentatively scheduled to take place in ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL: 'The Ballads III' CD Details Revealed

The AXEL RUDI PELL band has finished mixing and mastering three new songs for the upcoming "The Ballads III" compilation, tentatively due on October 25 through SPV Records. The three songs that were recorded are "Don't Say Goodbye" (a new Axel composition), a new acoustic version of "Forever Angel", and a cover version of RAINBOW's ...

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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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