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ENTOMBED Guitarist Named 'Full-Time Member' Of DISFEAR

ENTOMBED's Uffe Cederlund has officially joined Swedish crust-metallers DISFEAR as a full-time member. Cederlund was previously involved with the group as their second touring guitarist. DISFEAR are currently hard at work on material for their next studio album, tentatively due in early 2005. In the meantime, the band will embark on a European tour in ...

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SAXON: '25th Anniversary World Tour' Dates Announced

Long-running British heavy metallers SAXON have announced the first dates comprising the "Saxon 25th Anniversary World Tour 2004/2005". The details are as follows: Sep. 19 - KB – Malmö, SWE Sep. 20 - Trädgarn – Gothenburg, SWE Sep. 21 - Rockefeller – Oslo, NOR Sep. 22 - Klubben - Stockholm SWE Sep. 24 - Halle ...

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THE GATHERING Add Second Santiago Date

Holland's THE GATHERING have added a second show in Chile after the first one sold out. The band will now play at Teatro Providencia in Santiago on February 24 and 25. Upcoming THE GATHERING tour dates: Feb. 14 - Club Rockit – Toronto, CAN Feb. 15 - The Middle East – Cambridge, MA Feb. 16 ...

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PRO-PAIN Finalize Track Listing For New Album

PRO-PAIN have finalized the track listing for their eighth studio album, "Fistful of Hate", due on April 6 through Candlelight Records. The CD will arrive in Europe on March 1 on Continental Entertainment/Soulfood Music. "Fistful of Hate" track listing: 01. Can You Feel It? 02. Left For Dead 03. Godspeed (feat. Stephan Weidner of BÖHSE ...

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LIVING COLOUR: U.S., European Tour Dates Announced

LIVING COLOUR have announced the following tour dates during the coming months: Feb. 22 - Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre (Hendrix Tribute show) Feb. 24 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Ballroom (Hendrix Tribute show) Feb. 26 - New Haven, CT @ Toad's Place Feb. 27 - Farmingdale, NY @ The Downtown Feb. 28 - Washington, ...

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MADBALL To Play Exclusive New York Show

Reunited New York hardcore veterans MADBALL will be playing an exclusive show with H2O and SHAI HULUD on March 14 in Poughkeepsie, NY. In related news, HAZEN STREET, the new hardcore "supergroup" featuring Freddy Cricien (MADBALL) and Toby Morse (H20) on vocals, bassist Hoya (MADBALL), Chad Gilbert (NEW FOUND GLORY) and David Kennedy (BOX CAR ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Complete New Video: Photos Available

MY DYING BRIDE have finished shooting the video for the song "The Prize Of Beauty". An eagerly awaited return to film for the band, the clip was shot over two days using the famous Rio's nightclub in Bradford as a studio. Using one of the band's massive backdrops, the main dancing space of the club ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Set U.S. Release Date For New Album

MY DYING BRIDE have set a March 9 U.S. release date through Peaceville Records for their eighth album, "Songs Of Darkness, Words Of Light". Recorded at Academy Studios under the watchful eye of Mags, "Songs of Darkness, Words of Light" features what is possibly the six-piece band's most commercial song to date — the graceful ...

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FINNTROLL: Album, EP Details Revealed

Finnish folk-inspired black metalers FINNTROLL will be issuing a five-song EP, "Trollhammaren", on March 15 through Century Media Records, to be followed by the group's new full-length album, "Nattfödd", on April 19. Both records were recorded and mixed at Sundicoop Studio in Savonlinna, Finland in November 2003 by Tuomo Valtonen and were produced by keyboardist ...

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KRISIUN Confirmed For MORBID ANGEL's European Tour

Brazilian death metallers KRISIUN will be supporting MORBID ANGEL on their upcoming European tour beginning on February 20 in Hardenberg, Holland. KRISIUN will be touring in support of their latest CD, "Works of Carnage", available since September through Century Media Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Ageless Venomous" was recorded at Bebop 2 Studios in São ...

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PRO-PAIN: European Tour Dates Announced

PRO-PAIN will be embarking on the "Fist Full Of Hate Tour" of Europe beginning in early March. Support on the tour will come from DISBELIEF (March 14–26), PX-PAIN and EKTOMORF (March 12–26) and EKTOMORF and DARK DUNGEON (March 27–April 09). The dates are as follows: Mar. 12 - Saint Nazaire, FRA @ Vipp Mar. 13 ...

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Poland's INDREAD COLD Sign With BLACKDOOM RECORDS

Poland's INDREAD COLD have signed a two-album deal with BlackDoom Records, the British label co-founded by MY DYING BRIDE guitarists Andrew Craighan and Hamish Glencross. The band, who consist of former members of DARZAMAT, MASTIPHAL, ECLIPSE and CHORT, will release their debut album, entitled "Underaba", in the beginning of 2004. The recording sessions for "Underaba" ...

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STAMPIN' GROUND/NORTH SIDE KINGS Split CD Out Now

Thorp Records (www.thorprecords.com) has released a split CD titled "Allied Forces" featuring England's STAMPIN' GROUND and Arizona's NORTH SIDE KINGS. The CD, which contains nothing but cover versions, includes songs originally recorded by such bands as SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, D.R.I., VIO-LENCE, CRO-MAGS, S.O.D., AGNOSTIC FRONT, JUDGE, and more. Also included is a previously unreleased ...

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Hardcore 'Supergroup' HAZEN STREET Recording Debut For Spring Release

HAZEN STREET, the new hardcore "supergroup" featuring Chad Gilbert (NEW FOUND GLORY) and David Kennedy (BOX CAR RACER) on guitar, bassist Hoya (MADBALL), drummer Mackie Jayson (CRO-MAGS, BAD BRAINS, SHELTER), and Toby Morse (H20) and Freddy Cricien (MADBALL) on vocals, are tracking their debut album with producer Howard Benson (P.O.D., PAPA ROACH, SEPULTURA) for a ...

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OZZY And KELLY To Sing 'Changes' On 'The Sharon Osbourne Show'

Ozzy Osbourne and daughter Kelly will perform their rendition of BLACK SABBATH's "Changes" on "The Sharon Osbourne Show" this Friday, November 14. The song, the original version of which appeared on BLACK SABBATH's 1972 album, "Black Sabbath, Vol. 4", is included on the reissued edition of Kelly Osbourne's 2002 debut, "Shut Up" (re-titled "Changes"), which ...

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DIONYSUS Say They Are 'Extremely Proud' Of Their New Album

DIONYSUS, the Swedish/German melodic power metal act featuring the voice behind guitarist Luca Turilli's solo work, Olaf Hayer, and ex-SINERGY drummer Ronny Milianowicz, have posted the following message on their web site: "Hello dear fans! "It's time for a new DIONYSUS album, and the release date is finally set to January 19! Right now we're ...

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DIONYSUS Added To SAXON/DORO European Tour

DIONYSUS, the Swedish/German melodic power metal act featuring the voice behind guitarist Luca Turilli's solo work, Olaf Hayer, and ex-SINERGY drummer Ronny Milianowicz, have been added to the upcoming SAXON/DORO/CIRCLE II CIRCLE European tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 29 - Murcia, SPA - Sala Gamma (w/out CIRCLE II CIRCLE) Nov. 30 - Bergara, ...

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HOMO IRATUS Begin Work On New Album

Greece's HOMO IRATUS have commenced the recording process for their new album, "Apocalypse", tentatively due in late 2003/early 2004 through an as-yet-undetermined label. The group, who parted ways with Arctic Music Group at their own request, are laying down 12 tracks at the Rock studio in Thessaloniki, Greece. The tentative track listing for "Apocalypse" is ...

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HOMO IRATUS Added To KONKHRA European Tour

Greece's HOMO IRATUS are the final act confirmed for the forthcoming European tour featuring KONKHRA, ILLNATH and CORPUS MORTALE. Tentative dates are as follows: Oct. 30 – Kiel, GER @ TBA Oct. 31 - Rostock, GER @ TBA Nov. 01 – Berlin, GER @ TBA Nov. 02 – Stettin, POL @ TBA Nov. 03 – ...

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KONKHRA To Tour Europe With ILLNATH, CORPUS MORTALE

Danish extreme metallers KONKHRA will be teaming up with ILLNATH and CORPUS MORTALE for a European tour beginning in late October. "Both are really cool debut acts, both are Danish, which is a great thing," KONKHRA write on their web site. "This is probably the first full-fledged extreme metal Euro tour with (this far) only ...

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SKYCLAD Confirmed For Britain's HAWKFEST

Britain's SKYCLAD are a last-minute addition to the Hawkfest, a three-day event set to take place August 8-10 near Preston. SKYCLAD will be hitting the stage on Sunday, August 10 at approximately 4:30 p.m. Other bands set to appear at the festival include THE LEVELLERS, HAWKWIND, SPACEHEAD, TRIBE OF CRO, MR QUIMBY'S BEARD, LITMUS and ...

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