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ZARAZA Reissue Debut Demo

Belgian doom metal label NULLL Records has reissued the long out-of-print debut 1995 demo, "Life is Death Postponed", by Canadian industrial doom/death metal mongrels ZARAZA. Back in 1995, Dead Angel 'zine described this demo as "This is bizarre. Brilliant, but bizarre nonetheless. Imagine industrial death metal with disemboweled gutter-stench vocals, crazed industrial percussion and assorted ...

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BALLISTIC: In Writing Mode

BALLISTIC mainman Tom Gattis (ex-DEUCE, TENSION, WARDOG) has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Well, we're in writing mode big time, got a song called 'Sonic Massacre' that will hit harder and faster than Blaze Bailey's well deserved black eye. The children are turning out heavier and darker than the last ...

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ADEMA Ink New Deal With EARACHE RECORDS

According to AdemaWeb.com, ADEMA have officially signed with Earache Records. The band, who were dropped by Arista Records following the disappointing sales performance of the group's second full-length album, 2003's "Unstable", are planning on releasing their next effort before the end of the year. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Negativity", ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: Tour Journal Updated

QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Michael Wilton has updated his "tour journal" with several lengthy entries from the band's most recent European run. Check it out here. In related news, world-class singer Pamela Moore, best known for her vocal part as "Sister Mary" on QUEENSRŸCHE's classic, multi-platinum album "Operation Mindcrime", has put out a short collection ...

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ROB ZOMBIE To Develop Animated Feature Based On 'El Superbeasto' Comic

Rob Zombie has teamed up with DPS Film Roman, an IDT Entertainment Company, to produce an animated feature based on his Spookshow International comic book "El Superbeasto". Anchor Bay Entertainment, also an IDT Entertainment company, will handle domestic video distribution. IDT Entertainment Sales will be responsible for international distribution. Zombie will serve as executive producer ...

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SOILENT GREEN To Release New Album In Early 2005

SOILENT GREEN have issued the following update: "First off, we would like to thank everyone that came out on Friday, June 18th for the benefit show in support of the late Scott Williams. Former SOILENT GREEN bassist Scott Williams (a.k.a. James Scott Williams) was killed Monday, April 26, 2004, in an apparent murder-suicide. ...

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DEE SNIDER's VAN HELSING'S CURSE To Hit The Road In October

VAN HELSING'S CURSE, the classical/rock music brainchild of TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider, is bringing its spectral horror-inspired ambience to the stage throughout the month of October. The troupe's debut album, "Oculus Infernum", released last Halloween through KOCH Records, employs an 18-piece orchestra and a prophetic choir to stitch together chilling classical passages and menacing ...

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CRASH MUSIC To Release WACKEN DVD And CD

Crash Music, Inc. has announced that they have signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Germany's Armageddon Music to market and distribute the "2003 Armageddon Over Wacken" DVD and Audio CDs for North America. Wacken Open Air is a yearly metal festival held in the small farming town of Wacken, Germany. The festival started out 14 ...

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LAKE OF TEARS: 'Black Brick Road' Complete Track Listing Revealed

Sweden's LAKE OF TEARS have revealed the complete track listing for their new album, "Black Brick Road", due on August 30 through Noise Records. The follow-up to 2002's "The Neonai", "Black Brick Road" will feature cover artwork by Kristian Wåhlin, who has painted all of the previous LAKE OF TEARS covers except "Forever Autumn" (1999). ...

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ANOREXIA NERVOSA Set Release Date For 'Redemption Process'

French symphonic black metallers ANOREXIA NERVOSA have set an October 11 release date through Listenable Records for their fourth full-length album, entitled "Redemption Process". The follow-up to 2001's "New Obscurantis Order" (Osmose Productions) was recorded at Drudenhaus studios in France and is currently being mastered by Björn Engelmann (RAMMSTEIN, IN FLAMES, HYPOCRISY) at the Cutting ...

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JAG PANZER Confirmed For BANG YOUR HEAD 2005

Colorado power metallers JAG PANZER have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Bang Your Head Festival in Balingen, Germany. This is the special 10-year anniversary show and will feature such acts as MOTÖRHEAD, TWISTED SISTER, DORO, GAMMA RAY and NEVERMORE. As previously reported, JAG PANZER will release their new album, "Casting the Stones", ...

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TWISTED SISTER: 'Stay Hungry' Re-Recording, Live DVD Details Revealed

TWISTED SISTER's long-awaited 25th anniversary re-recording of their multi-million selling album "Stay Hungry" is set for an August 23 release through Detonator Records. The CD, re-titled "Still Hungry", features the first recordings by the reformed lineup in over 12 years. The disc includes five bonus tracks, namely "Heroes Are Hard To Find", "Plastic Money", "Come ...

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TWISTED SISTER: Pennsylvania Show Cancelled

TWISTED SISTER have been forced to cancel their previously announced July 3 show in York, Pennsylvania after the city of York refused to issue a permit for the outdoor show due to concerns over crowd control. According to the promoter, there is no indoor venue large enough to host the concert. As previously reported, TWISTED ...

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