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EDENBRIDGE Set Release Date For New Album

Austrian "angelic bombast metal" act EDENBRIDGE have set an October 25 release date through Germany's Massacre Records for their fourth full-length album, "Shine". The follow-up to 2003's "Aphelion" will be recorded between May and July at guitarist/keyboardist Lanvall's Farpoint Station studio as well as the House Of Audio studio in Germany with producer Dennis Ward ...

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UNHOLY GHOST: Record-Release Party Details Revealed

Splattergod Records will be hosting the official UNHOLY GHOST CD release party and in-store signing of on Tuesday, April 20 in Tampa, Florida. The party begins at 9:00 p.m. Splattergod Records is located at 1441 East Fletcher Ave., Suite 135, Tampa, FL 33612 (same plaza as the Brass Mug). For more information, call (813) 632-9322. ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Set Release Date For 'Warkult'

Florida death metal veterans MALEVOLENT CREATION have set a June 28 European release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their ninth full-length album, "Warkult". The album is expected in the U.S. in late July. Said to be the band's "most diverse and punishing record to date," "Warkult" was recorded at Liquid Ghost Recording Studio in ...

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EDENBRIDGE To Release New Album In October

Austrian "angelic bombast metal" act EDENBRIDGE have set "Shine" as the title of their fourth full-length album, tentatively due in October through Germany's Massacre Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Aphelion" will be recorded between May and July. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include: 01. October Sky 02. Centennial Legend 03. Shine 04. The ...

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BURNING POINT Announce New Keyboardist, Complete New Single

Finnish power metallers BURNING POINT have announced the addition of keyboardist Jussi Ontero to the group's ranks. Jussi had previously worked with several Finnish metal bands, including BURNING POINT singer Pete Ahonen's side-project, GHOST MACHINERY. BURNING POINT have just completed work on their new single, "To Hell And Back" at Soundmix Studio in Oulu. Mastering ...

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Blast Tyrant - CLUTCH

There are few bands who have been as consistent and individualistic as CLUTCH over the last decade. Kicking off their career with the novelty hit, "A Shogun Named Marcus", the band could have easily disappeared down the major label black hole when they failed to deliver more radio-friendly fodder after that. Rather, the band followed ...

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UNHOLY GHOST Set Release Date For 'Torrential Reign'

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), along with original DIABOLIC guitarist and PESSIMIST founder Kelly McLauchlin, have set an April 20 release date through Olympic/Century Media Records for their debut album, "Torrential Reign". To celebrate the CD's release, the band have ...

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ENFORSAKEN: 'The Forever Endeavor' To Include Bonus CD

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based death metallers ENFORSAKEN will be releasing their sophomore album, "The Forever Endeavor", in a special 2-CD jewel case, according to a post on their web site. CD 1 will be "The Forever Endeavor" in its entirety, while CD 2 will include 13 audio tracks and two video tracks from various Olympic Records ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Once' Track Listing Revealed

Finland's NIGHTWISH have revealed the track listing for their new album, "Once", tentatively due in June through Spinefarm/Universal Records in Finland and Nuclear Blast in continental Europe. A release date for the U.S. has yet to be confirmed. "Once" track listing, according to NIGHTWISH's web site: 01. Dark Chest Of Wonders 02. Wish I Had ...

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BEN JACKSON: 'All Over You' Cover Posted Online

Former CRIMSON GLORY guitarist Ben Jackson has posted the cover image of his upcoming solo CD, "All Over You", at this location. "All Over You" was recorded at Morrisound Studios in Tampa, Florida and was mastered at Fullersound in Miami. Ex-CRIMSON GLORY vocalist Midnight performs backing vocals on all tracks. "All Over You" ...

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HOWLING SYN Sign With Sweden's ESCAPI

Canadian gothic metallers HOWLING SYN have inked a deal with Sweden's Escapi (CANDLEMASS, FORCE OF EVIL, TROUBLE). The group's first release for the label will be their sophomore album, "Devilries", due in the summer. The follow-up to 2002's "Forebearers of Dusk" (Galy Records) will contain "more heavy rock riffs & a lot of dark goth ...

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Ex-DREAM THEATER Keyboardist Scores Turkish Movie: Soundtrack On The Way

Inside Out Records will shortly be releasing the soundtrack to a Turkish horror-comedy movie, "Okul" ("The School"). The as-yet-untitled disc was composed and recorded by keyboardist Kevin Moore (ex-DREAM THEATER, CHROMA KEY). The film was produced by the famous Turkish producer Sinan Cetin and was directed by popular Turkish directors the Taylan Brothers. "Okul" was ...

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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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UNHOLY GHOST: Cover Artwork, MP3 Clip Posted Online

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), along with original DIABOLIC guitarist and PESSIMIST founder Kelly McLauchlin, have posted the cover artwork for their debut album, "Torrential Reign", at this location (artwork and layout by Swedish artist Mattias Norén). In ...

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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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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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CLUTCH To Release New Album In March

CLUTCH will release a new record, entitled "Blast Tyrant", on the newly formed DRT label on March 30. The new record is the follow up to their critically acclaimed 2001 release, "Pure Rock Fury". Lead singer Neil Fallon explains how the record came together: "One of our approaches for 'Blast Tyrant' was to keep in ...

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