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CHTON: New Song Available For Download

CHTON, the Norwegian death metal band featuring Kenneth of KEEP OF KALESSIN and Torstein of MANES, have posted a track from their upcoming debut album, "Chtonian Lifecode", at their official web site. The song, entitled "Unholy Communion", can be downloaded at this location. "Chtonian Lifecode" was recorded, mixed and mastered at Godt Selskap ...

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SUFFOCATION To Co-Host 'Headbanger's Ball'

Reunited New York death metallers SUFFOCATION will co-host this weekend's edition of "Headbangers Ball". "Headbangers Ball" airs Saturdays from 10-12 PM EST on MTV2. SUFFOCATIONs new video, for the song "Surgery of Impalement", was filmed at Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary and features the band performing in various locations in and around the prison's locale. "Surgery ...

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KEEP OF KALESSIN: 1995 Demo Available For Download

Norwegian black metallers KEEP OF KALESSIN, featuring Obsidian C. (a.k.a. Arnt Grønbech) on guitars/bass/synth, Frost (a.k.a. Kjetil Haraldstad, SATYRICON) on drums and Attila Chisar (ex-MAYHEM, ABORYM) on vocals, have made their entire 1995 demo, "Skygger av Sorg", available for download via their official web site. Check it out here (note: the demo was ...

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ANATHEMA To Return To Turkey In October

ANATHEMA will be playing two shows in Istanbul, Turkey on October 1-2, 2004 at the Beyoglu Music Hall (Yenimelek). ANATHEMA are continuing to tour in support of their seventh studio album, "A Natural Disaster", which was released in the U.S. in February through KOCH Records/Music For Nations. The follow-up to 2001's "A Fine Day to ...

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KURT COBAIN Guitar Featured In British Museum Exhibition

A guitar that deceased NIRVANA frontman Kurt Cobain played at Britain's Reading Festival will be displayed next month at a museum exhibition chronicling the festival's history, according to ABC ePrep. The exhibition will be called "Music, Mud and Mayhem - 30 Years Of The Reading Festival", and it will run August 19 through November 28 ...

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Label: Singer MANIAC Has Not Left MAYHEM

MAYHEM's record label, Seasons of Mist, has dismissed as untrue rumors of singer Maniac's departure from the group. Their statement on the matter is as follows: "The fast-traveling rumor that informs the reader and listener on Maniac parting ways with MAYHEM and Attila Csihar joining the band is not true. There are currently no plans ...

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DISBELIEF Replace GRIMFIST At Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

German death metallers DISBELIEF have replaced Norway's GRIMFIST at the 11th edition of With Full Force festival, a three-day event set to be held July 2-4 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig, Germany. GRIMFIST were forced to withdraw from the festival following their split with drummer Horgh (HYPOCRISY, ex-IMMORTAL). The complete list of bands confirmed ...

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Epic - BORKNAGAR

It's a brave move to title an album like so with all the connotations that word has in the realms of metal. From DREAM THEATER to CANDLEMASS to MAYHEM and countless other less notables, many have strived to attain it and achieved it to varying degrees, whilst others have slopped forth a real mess of ...

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MAYHEM: Previously Unreleased Track To See Light Of Day

A previously unreleased MAYHEM track, "Anno Vampir" (said to be the first song ever written by the group's present lineup), will be included on an upcoming Season Of Mist two-disc compilation of bands from the label. The collection is scheduled for release on September 24. In other news, MAYHEM are negotiating with Phillip Burtem to ...

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Original ANTHRAX Singer To Perform In San Bernardino

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin and his solo band (Steve Ornest - guitar, Izzy Diaz - drums, Jamie Carter - bass) will be playing the Inland Empire at the Lyrics Bar and Grill in San Bernadino, CA on Saturday, June 12 at 10:00pm. Lyrics is located at 471 W. 4th Street. Tel: (909) 889-2067. Also ...

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BORKNAGAR: First DVD Planned, Video Submissions Accepted

Norway's BORKNAGAR have commenced work on their debut DVD, tentatively due after the release of their seventh album. "We got lots and lots of video material from the recordings of 'Quintessence', 'Empiricism' and 'Epic'," drummer Asgeir Mickelson writes in an online posting. "We got all shows I've played with the band (some shows with three ...

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CHAOSBREED: Brand New Songs Available On Split 7" Single

CHAOSBREED, the new Finnish death metal supergroup consisting of drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF), bassist Oppu Laine (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI), guitarist Marko Tarvonen (MOONSORROW), guitarist Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS), and vocalist Taneli Jarva (ex-SENTENCED, THE BLACK LEAGUE), will shortly be issuing a split 7" single with RYTMIHÄIRIÖ. CHAOSBREED's contribution consists of two brand-new songs and a cover of ...

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'Infernal Gathering' Compilation Due In June

Candlelight Records has set a June 29 U.S. release date for "Infernal Gathering, The Second Chapter", a collection of headline artists that performed at the 4th annual Inferno Festival this past April. Norway's Inferno Festival has, in its short time, established itself as one of the most important extreme metal festivals in the world. With ...

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TOMMY LEE To Hold Online Chat

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be conducting an online chat tonight via his web site TommyLee.tv (registration required) beginning at 9:00 p.m. PST. In addition, Tommy's web site is currently hosting "never-before-seen vintage footage from when they were filming the MÖTLEY CRÜE video 'Uncensored 1986' at the hotel room with Steve-o ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH, Wife To Star In VH1 Reality TV Show

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has announced the launch of a new VH1 reality TV show, "I Married Sebastian Bach". "Just what the world needs. Another reality TV show!" Sebastian writes on his web site. "Yes it's true — VH1 & myself have agreed to create my 2nd television show for the network . ...

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SALEM Interview To Air Tomorrow

Israeli Internet portal Tapuz will broadcast a live interview with death/black metallers SALEM on Wednesday, May 19 at 6:00 p.m. CET (7:00 p.m. Israeli time). The band will discuss their relationship BURZUM's Varg Vikernes and MAYHEM's Euronymous and will answer fans' questions. Fans can send interview questions to [email protected] (please provide your name and location). ...

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Ex-ANTHRAX Singer NEIL TURBIN: Upcoming Shows Announced

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin and his solo band (Steve Ornest - guitar, Izzy Diaz - drums, Jamie Carter - bass) will be playing at Harry O's in Manhattan Beach, CA on Sunday, June 20. The band will also be performing at South Bay Music Awards at the Hermosa Beach Playhouse in Hermosa Beach, CA ...

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ENSLAVED Sign With TABU RECORDINGS

Norwegian extreme metallers ENSLAVED have inked a deal with Tabu Recordings. The band will shortly be entering Grieghallen Studios (last two ENSLAVED albums, MAYHEM, EMPEROR) to begin recording the follow-up to last year's "Below the Lights", tentatively due later in the year. The production team for the album will consist of the power-trio of Jørgen ...

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ANATHEMA Confirmed For Turkey's ROCK ISTANBUL Festival

ANATHEMA have been confirmed for the Rock Istanbul music festival, a three-day event taking place June 19-21 in Istanbul, Turkey. Other bands set to appear at the festival include QUEENSRŸCHE, PENTARGRAM, HUNDRED REASONS and MUSE. For more information, click here. As previously reported, ANATHEMA have set a June 28 release date through Music ...

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ANATHEMA Set Release Date For New DVD

ANATHEMA have set a June 28 release date through Music For Nations for their upcoming DVD, entitled "Were You There?". The disc, which was recorded on January 31 at the "Krzemionki" TV studio in Cracow, Poland, will feature over an hour of live performance as well as backstage antics and tour diaries recorded by the ...

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AGENT STEEL Forced To Cancel Reseda Show

AGENT STEEL have issued the following update: "We just got back from Minnesota from the Minneapolis Mayhem Fest (w/ MORBID ANGEL, SATYRICON, SUFFOCATION, USURPER, HEATHEN, etc...). The show kicked serious ass. All the bands were really good and we had a great set with excellent sound! Here's the song list from our performance: 01. Day ...

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Former ANTHRAX Singer Announces Solo Date

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin and his solo band (Steve Ornest - guitar, Izzy Diaz - drums, Jamie Carter - bass) will be playing at The Joint on Wednesday, May 5, 2004. The Joint is located at 8771 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035. Phone (310) 275-2619. The band will be performing right after ...

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SOULFLY Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

SOULFLY have been confirmed for the 11th edition of With Full Force festival, a three-day event set to be held July 2-4 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig, Germany. The complete list of bands set to appear at the festival is as follows: A.O.K. ADJUDGEMENT AGNOSTIC FRONT ATROCITY BEATSTEAKS BENEDICTION BILLY TALENT BLOOD FOR BLOOD ...

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