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RUNEMAGICK: New Music Posted Online

Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK have posted three-minute samples of three tracks from their upcoming "Darkness Death Doom" CD at this location. The songs available for download are as follows: 01. Ancient Incantations 02. Eyes of Kali 03. Darken Thy Flesh "Darkness Death Doom", which was recorded at Gothenburg, Sweden's Los Angered ...

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RUNEMAGICK Add Second Guitarist

Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK have announced the addition to the group's lineup of second guitarist Tomas Eriksson (ex-INTOXICATE, GROTESQUE, VALEDICTORY). RUNEMAGICK's next full-length effort, titled "Darkness Death Doom", is due on Mar. 16 through Aftermath Music. ...

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BROWN Prepare New CD, Live Dates

Raleigh, North Carolina's BROWN, featuring former CORROSION OF CONFORMITY drummer Reed Mullin on guitar/vocals, will spring back into action in April with the announcement of upcoming live dates and "some new releases," the details of which have yet to be divulged. BROWN, who no longer include in their ranks producer John Custer (C.O.C., DAG, CRY ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Exclusive: New Music Posted Online!!

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD have finalized the track listing for their new album, "SYL", due on Feb. 11, 2003 through Century Media Records. Produced by mastermind Devin Townsend at Armoury Studios (FEAR FACTORY, KISS, MÖTLEY CRÜE, VAN HALEN) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the band's first collection of new material since 1997's "City" will include the ...

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RUNEMAGICK Set Release Date For 'Darkness Death Doom'

Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK have set Mar. 16, 2003 as the release date through Aftermath Music for their next full-length effort, titled "Darkness Death Doom". The album, which is currently being recorded at the band's own Magick Sound Studio, will be available in three different formats: limited double CD, limited digi-CD, and regular ...

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RUNEMAGICK Prepare To Record New CD

Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK have started writing material for their next full-length effort, tentatively titled "Darkness Death Doom", which they hope to begin recording in mid-November at Gothenburg's Los Angered Recording studios. Additional tracking and the final mixing sessions will be done at the band's own Magick Sound Studio for a tentative spring ...

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NAGLFAR Complete Work On 'Sheol'

Swedish death/black metallers NAGLFAR have completed work on their new album, Sheol, for a January release through New Hawen Records (formerly WAR Music). Featuring "stunning" artwork by Niklas Sundin, Sheol — the Hebrew term for "hell" — contains eight "perfectly produced, superbly presented and unbelievably intense songs full of dark energies that take the listener ...

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MAN WILL DESTROY HIMSELF Line Up North Carolina Appearance

Raleigh, North Carolina-based MAN WILL DESTROY HIMSELF, featuring Reed Mullin (BROWN/ex-C.O.C.) on drums, Abe Quinn (NEGATIVE STATE, LORD NECK) on bass/vocals, Ronnie Dalgo (AFTERMATH AD, BONE SHELTER) on guitar/vocals, and Sam Madison (PIT BOSS, BLOODMOBILE) on guitar/vocals, have announced a show on November 16th at Duke Coffee House in Durham, North Carolina. Also set to ...

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RUNEMAGICK Part Ways With Guitarist, Record New Material

Guitarist Fredrik Johnsson has left Swedish "dark death metal" act RUNEMAGICK in order to concentrate on his instrumental/studio projects. Although he is no longer a full-time member of RUNEMAGICK, Johnsson will likely stay involved with the group as a studio musician, according to the band's official web site. In other news, RUNEMAGICK are currently recording ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Enter Studio To Record Third CD

Innovative cult metallers STRAPPING YOUNG LAD have entered Armoury Studios (FEAR FACTORY, KISS, MÖTLEY CRÜE, VAN HALEN) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to record their third full-length studio album — their first since 1997's wildly-received City. Devin Townsend, SYL mastermind and guitarist, enthusiastically states: "I often have heard about people wanting a new dominating metal ...

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IRON MAIDEN To Issue Box Set

IRON MAIDEN will issue Eddie's Archive — a three double-CD set containing the band's earliest live recordings from 1979 through to their headlining performance at Donington in 1988 — on November 5th through Columbia Records. In addition to this, the compilation The Best Of The B'sides will be made available for the first time as ...

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Ex-PEARL JAM Drummer In Talks To Join BROWN

Raleigh, North Carolina's BROWN, featuring former CORROSION OF CONFORMITY drummer Reed Mullin on guitar/vocals, have reportedly been in discussions with ex-PEARL JAM sticksman Dave Abbruzzese about possibly joining the group. BROWN, who no longer include in their ranks producer John Custer (i.e. C.O.C., DAG, CRY OF LOVE) on guitar, are said to have been utilizing ...

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RUNEMAGICK To Issue Limited-Edition Album In September

Sweden's RUNEMAGICK will issue a strictly limited full-length album, tentatively entitled Moon Of The Chaos Eclipse, through Aftermath Music in September. Due to contain at least 40 minutes of new RUNEMAGICK material and some bonus tracks and multimedia stuff, the album will be released in a limited run of 1,000 digipacks and 300 LPs and ...

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AFTERMATH Ink Deal With ESCAPE MUSIC LTD.

New Jersey's AFTERMATH, whose musical direction is described as a cross between STEEL HOUSE LANE and THIN LIZZY, have inked a deal with Escape Music Ltd. Consisting of Joey Dia (lead vocals, rhythm guitars & bass), Bill DiNapoli (lead guitar & backing vocals), Marc Chandler (drums), and Andy Kadin (keyboards, bass & backing vocals), the ...

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SOILENT GREEN: The Aftermath!

Click here to check out the aftermath of SOILENT GREEN's most recent road accident, which took place on the morning of April 11th, when they smashed into the back of an 18-wheeler. As previously reported, the injuries sustained in the above-mentioned accident included two broken legs, one being a compound fracture, to vocalist ...

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RUNEMAGICK To Release "Special" Full-Length Album In September

Sweden's RUNEMAGICK will issue a strictly limited full-length album, tentatively entitled Moon Of The Chaos Eclipse, through Aftermath Music in September. Due to contain at least 40 minutes of new RUNEMAGICK material and possibly some bonus tracks and multimedia stuff, the album will likely be released in a limited run of 1,000 digipacks and 300 ...

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EXCLUSIVE: DINO CAZARES Speaks Out On FEAR FACTORY Split

Since FEAR FACTORY officially called it quits in early March, very little has been heard from the band themselves, with the four members of the group choosing to each deal with the break-up of this long-running group by immersing themselves in new projects rather than speaking out publicly on what was, by all accounts, a ...

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"Blind"-Era C.O.C. Members Reunite For Benefit Show, Ex-C.O.C. Drummer Explores Hardcore Roots

Three-fifths of the classic Blind-era line-up of C.O.C. (CORROSION OF CONFORMITY)—drummer Reed Mullin, bassist Phil Swisher and vocalist Karl Agell—will reunite under the name C.O.C. (BLIND) for a benefit show at the Lincoln Theater in Raleigh, North Carolina on Sunday, April 21st in memory of late CONFESSOR guitarist Ivan Colon. Also appearing on the bill ...

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Swedish AOR Supergroup Unleashes Debut Offering!

SILVER SERAPH is the name of an all-star Swedish act featuring Pete Sandberg (ex-ALIEN/JADE) on vocals, Richard Andersson (MAJESTIC) on keyboards, Peter Wildoer (MAJESTIC) on drums, Jens Lundahl on bass and Jrgen Birch-Jensen (JADE/BAI BANG) on guitars. The group's debut CD, which was recently issued in Japan, contains the following track listing: 01. Aftermath 02. ...

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Archive News Dec 03, 2001

APOLLYON SUN, featuring former CELTIC FROST mainman Tom Gabriel Fischer, are currently composing and demoing new material for the group's upcoming sophomore full-length album at the band's own rehearsal studio facility (where the act have just upgraded the computer-based recording system) and at Oakland Recording, the group's long-time home when recording in ...

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Archive News Oct 05, 2001

SOULFLY have replaced drummer Joe Nunez with returning skinsman Roy Mayorga, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. As first reported here three days ago, Nunez left, or was fired from (depending on whom you talk to), SOULFLY after insisting on re-negotiating his financial arrangement with the group, which is said to have barely allowed him the ...

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Archive News Sep 28, 2001

LIMP BIZKIT will be issuing a remix album entitled Remizkit, in the near future, featuring remixes by DJ Premiere, Timbaland, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst, LIMP BIZKIT's DJ Lethal, LIMP BIZKIT guitarist Wes Borland, P. Diddy, The Neptunes, William Orbit, Josh Abraham, and including appearances by BUBBA SPARXXX, 8 BALL, E40, and other “special ...

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Archive News Sep 10, 2001 - update 1

CRADLE OF FILTH have turned down a slot on the coveted Black Christmas US arena tour (featuring OZZY OSBOURNE and ROB ZOMBIE, among others), because they will be “in the studio busy on the new album for next year”, according to the group's official web site. The statement goes on to say that “it ...

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Archive News Mar 16, 2001 - update 2

SATANIC SLAUGHTER have been confirmed for the Dist 2001 Festival, taking place July 20th and July 21st in Sweden. The band will also be performing at the Party.San Open Air Festival, which is scheduled to take place August 9-11 in Germany.


Japan's SIGH have completed work on their new album, Imaginary Sonicscape, for release ...

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