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DOWNLORD: New Promotional Video Posted Online

DOWNLORD, the Denmark-based death metal band featuring Dave Ingram (ex-BENEDICTION, BOLT THROWER) on vocals, Donovan Spenceley (ex-SACRIFICIAL, EXCESSIVE PAYBACK) on guitar, Rene Falther (ex-EXCESSIVE PAYBACK, INIQUITY) on guitar, Thomas Fagerlind (ex-INIQUITY, DAEMON) on bass, and Rasmus Schmidt on drums, have recently added a short promotional video and two promotional MP3s to their web site,

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DOWNLORD To Release Limited-Edition EP In August

Open Grave Records has announced the release of DOWNLORD's two demo sessions as a limited-edition (666 copies) EP to be released on August 15, 2006. DOWNLORD consists of Dave Ingram (ex-BENEDICTION, BOLT THROWER) on vocals, Donovan Spenceley (ex-SACRIFICIAL, EXCESSIVE PAYBACK) on guitar, Rene Falther (ex-EXCESSIVE PAYBACK, INIQUITY) on guitar, Thomas Fagerlind (ex-INIQUITY, DAEMON) on bass, ...

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KAMELOT Complete Nine Songs For New Album

KAMELOT's official web site has been updated with a short interview the band's webmaster conducted with the group's guitarist/mainman Thomas Youngblood: Q: You have two shows this coming weekend, tell us more? Will there be some special guests? Thomas: "We are heading to Amsterdam for the Waldrock festival and a headliner show the Plato in ...

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WOLF Tap Artist THOMAS HOLM To Create New Album Artwork

Sweden's WOLF have tapped legendary artist Thomas Holm (MERCYFUL FATE, KING DIAMOND, WOLF's "Black Wings") to create the artwork for their fourth album, "The Black Flame", due this fall release via Century Media Records in Europe and Prosthetic Records in the U.S. "You can all expect a cover that matches the eerie sound of the ...

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TWISTED SISTER Frontman DEE SNIDER To Host 'Fangoria Radio' Show

Sirius Satellite Radio and Fangoria Entertainment today announced the launch of Fangoria Radio, the first national horror-themed entertainment radio show. Hosted by renowned TWISTED SISTER frontman and horror film producer/actor Dee Snider, Fangoria Radio will air Friday nights from 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. ET on Sirius Stars channel 102. The show will debut on ...

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FERRET MUSIC Forms NEW WEATHERMEN RECORDS Label Imprint

Ferret Music has announced the formation of a new imprint to the label to be known as New Weathermen Records. The imprint is the brainchild of Nick Storch, booking agent to high profile artists such as ATREYU, COHEED AND CAMBRIA, UNEARTH and AS I LAY DYING. Inspired by bands he works with such as FEAR ...

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DAYLIGHT DIES To Film 'Lies That Bind' Video

DAYLIGHT DIES will film their first-ever video this coming weekend for the song "Lies That Bind" from their latest album, "Dismantling Devotion", now available via Candlelight Records. Set to be filmed outside the band's base of Raleigh, North Carolina, the Ramon Boutviseth-directed clip will feature the full band with local actors in a plot that ...

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DREAM THEATER Frontman Comments On TRUE SYMPHONIC ROCKESTRA Project

DREAM THEATER frontman James LaBrie has offered more information about his recent recording sessions in Russia for an opera-oriented project called TRUE SYMPHONIC ROCKESTRA. Commented LaBrie: Dirk Ulrich (mastermind and producer) and I spoke almost six years ago about the possibility of doing such a project and at the time it was supposed to be ...

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DREAM THEATER Singer Takes Part In TRUE SYMPHONIC ROCHESTRA

DREAM THEATER vocalist James LaBrie has posted the following message on his official web site addressing reports that he recently spent time in Russia recording vocals for a opera-style project: "Okay, let me set the record straight and stop and further doubts. "Yes, I was in Russia last week. I arrived June 6th and recorded ...

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BIRD OF PREY Announce New Guitarist

According to Rockdetector.com, BIRD OF PREY — the band led by vocalist Kyle Michaels, a scene veteran who has previously played with MASI, ANIMAL, the GEEZER BUTLER BAND, RAVAGE the DAVID SHANKLE GROUP — has announced a new guitarist. The group — whose musical style is self-described as "'70s heavy rock with 21st ...

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INCANTATION Announce New Album Title

Pennsylvania-based death metallers INCANTATION have set "Primordial Domination" as the title of their seventh album, to be released this fall on Ibex Moon Records with distribution through Megaforce/RED. "Primordial Domination" will be once again be engineered and produced at the Mars Recording compound in Cleveland by Bill Korecky, who has worked with INCANTATION for the ...

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CELTIC FROST: 'Monotheist' First-Week U.S. Sales Revealed

CELTIC FROST's "comeback" effort, "Monotheist", has sold just under 2,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The group's first album in 13 years was produced by the band with Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN) and features 11 songs. The CD was released simultaneously in all territories in ...

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DOWNLORD Sign With OPEN GRAVE RECORDS

DOWNLORD, the Denmark-based death metal band featuring Dave Ingram (ex-BENEDICTION, BOLT THROWER) on vocals, Donovan Spenceley (ex-SACRIFICIAL, EXCESSIVE PAYBACK) on guitar, Rene Falther (ex-EXCESSIVE PAYBACK, INIQUITY) on guitar, Thomas Fagerlind (ex-INIQUITY, DAEMON) on bass, and Rasmus Schmidt on drums, have inked a deal with Open Grave Records. Commented the group: "We signed with a great ...

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SADISTIC GRIMNESS, NOSVROLOK Preparing To Release New Albums

According to a press release from the Dutch label Infernus Rex, Swedish black/death metallers SADISTIC GRIMNESS are currently mastering their debut album, entitled "Asteni". Tentative release date is the end of the year. Also, the band has aquired a new guitarist in T. Dellamorte (a.k.a. Thomas "Dark" of LORD BELIAL) and will start to play ...

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