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VOID OF SILENCE Call It Quits

Italy's VOID OF SILENCE have announced their decision to go their separate ways. The group's official statement on the matter reads as follows: "After 11 years since we started this adventure, after six years since the band started its official activities and after three albums released together as VOID OF SILENCE, we decided to put ...

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SHADOWSIDE Finish Recording Full-Length Debut

Brazilian heavy metallers SHADOWSIDE have finished recording their full-length debut, entitled "Theatre of Shadows". The follow-up to the "Shadowside" EP (2001) was produced and mixed by Fabio Haddad at LCM Studio in Sco Paulo. The CD will be mastered at Jailhouse studios in Denmark by Tommy Hansen (HELLOWEEN, PRETTY MAIDS, JORN LANDE, TNT, BEYOND TWILIGHT). ...

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SHAMAN, ANGRA Members To Guest At THALION Concert

Hugo Mariutti (SHAMAN), Fabio Laguna (ANGRA) and Renato Tribuzy (ex-THOTEN) have confirmed their participation as special guests at an upcoming gig by Brazilian female-fronted progressive metal band THALION. The concert, which will take place on August 20 at Ballroom in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will feature Tribuzy on the THALION song "The Encounter", a track ...

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Former HELLOWEEN Singer To Guest On THALION CD

Former HELLOWEEN frontman Michael Kiske is among the guests confirmed to appear on the debut album from the Brazilian female-fronted progressive metal band THALION (web site). The conceptual CD, entitled "Another Sun", was mixed by Philip Colodetti (SHAMAN, KAMELOT, RHAPSODY) and will feature additional appearances by Fabio Ribeiro (SHAMAN), Fabio Laguna (ANGRA) and ...

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INTERNAL SUFFERING To Record New Album In April

Colombian death metallers INTERNAL SUFFERING will be entering Mana Studios in Tampa, Florida in April with producer Erik Rutan (HATE ETERNAL, ex-MORBID ANGEL) to record their new album, tentatively due before the end of the summer through Displeased Records. The group, who were recently rejoined by drummer Fabio "Dr. Grinder" Ramirez (CARNAL, INFERNAL HATE), are ...

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SKID ROW: Music For Adrenaline Junkies

SKID ROW bassist Rachel Bolan has reportedly contributed music to the upcoming Speed Channel special "High Bank Heroes- Two Wheeled Warriors", airing on March 3 at 9:00 p.m. EST. In addition, music from SKID ROW's latest CD, "Thickskin" is featured in the 2004 Winter X-Games show "Slammed", which is scheduled to air on February 22 ...

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SKID ROW To Embark On Swedish Tour In March

SKID ROW will embark on a Swedish mini-tour in late March. The dates are as follows: Mar. 26 - Stockholm, SWE @ Klubben Mar. 27 - Västerås, SWE @ Prisma Mar. 28 - Göteborg, SWE @ Storan As previously reported, SKID ROW recently announced the addition of drummer Tim DiDuro to the group's ranks. An ...

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SKYLARK To Release New Album In May

After a break of more than two years, Italian symphonic power metalers SKYLARK are finally ready to publish their new album. The group have inked a deal with the Italian label Scarlet Records and will release their new CD, "Wings", in May. The new record was mastered at the Sterling Sound studios in New York ...

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SKID ROW Announce New Drummer

SKID ROW have announced the addition of drummer Tim DiDuro to the group's ranks. An Orlando, Florida native, DiDuro replaces Phil Varone, who abruptly left the band due to "personal reasons." Tim has signed on to play with the band for the first leg of SKID ROW's 2004 World Tour, which starts in Vernal, UT ...

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SKID ROW Announce More Tour Dates

SKID ROW have added more tour dates to their upcoming itinerary. Their schedule is now shaping up as follows: Feb. 18 – Vernal, UT @ Club XS Feb. 19 – Nephi, UT @ Salt Creek Sports Lounge Feb. 20 – Boise, ID @ The Big Easy Concert House Feb. 21 – Spokane, WA @ The ...

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SKID ROW Announce North American Tour Dates

SKID ROW have lined up the following dates in February: Feb. 18 – Vernal, UT - Club XS Feb. 19 - Nephi UT - Salt Creek Sports Lounge Feb. 20 – Boise, ID - The Big Easy Concert House Feb. 21 – Spokane, WA - The Big Easy Concert House Feb. 22 – Surrey, BC ...

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SKID ROW Confirm Drummer's Departure, Secure Replacement

SKID ROW have confirmed via their official web site that drummer Phil Varone has left the group for "personal reasons." The band, who released their latest CD, "Thickskin", in August, have already found a replacement and will be going ahead with plans to shoot a video for the track "Ghost" later this month in Miami, ...

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VISION DIVINE To Release New Album In April

Italian melodic power metallers VISION DIVINE will release their third album, entitled "Stream Of Consciousness", in April 2004 through Scarlet Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Send Me An Angel" will feature an important change in the group's lineup. Former singer Fabio Lione (RHAPSODY, LABYRINTH) will be replaced by Michele Luppi, "an amazing talented voice that ...

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SKID ROW To Release 'Thickskin' In July

SKID ROW have set a July 22 release date through Skid Row Records for their new album, "Thickskin". " 'Thickskin' has been two years in the making. We're very excited about this, especially since it's the first SKID ROW record for [singer] Johnny [Solinger] and [drummer] Phil [Varone]," said bassist Rachel Bolan. "It took a ...

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SKID ROW To Release Long-Awaited Studio CD And Documentary DVD

SKID ROW's long-awaited new CD, "Thickskin", will be released independently in the United States on Skid Row Records this summer in either July or August. Exact details are still being finalized. A European release is expected around the same time through SPV/Steamhammer Records. "We're very excited about this, especially since it's the first SKID ROW ...

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EPHEL DUATH Set Release Date For 'The Painter's Palette'

Italian avant-garde metallers EPHEL DUATH have set a May 19 European release date through Elitist Records for their second album, "The Painter's Palette". Joining main visionary and guitarist Davide Tiso on the new album are a number of guest musicians, including hardcore vocalist Lucio Lorusso George, progressive bass player Fabio Fecchio, singer Davide Tolomei and ...

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