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TYPE O NEGATIVE's SILVER Speaks Out On Upcoming CD

TYPE O NEGATIVE keyboardist Josh Silver recently spoke to Roadrunnerrecords.com about the group's upcoming album, "The Dream Is Dead" and the individual tracks that make up the band's first collection of new material since 1999's "World Coming Down". The following are the a few select excerpts from that discussion: On the album title: "[TYPE O ...

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SEPULTURA Finish Recording, Plan European Trek

SEPULTURA have completed the recordings for their new full-length album and are presently talking to several producers — including Joe Barresi (PENNYWISE, BUCKCHERRY, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, SKUNK ANANSIE, KYUSS) — about mixing the effort for a tentative late May release. In other news, SEPULTURA are expected to embark on a combined promo/club tour ...

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SEPULTURA CD To Feature PARALAMAS Drummer

The track "Urge" on the forthcoming full-length album from SEPULTURA will feature a guest appearance by João Barone, the drummer of the Brazilian band PARALAMAS. Barone recorded his contribution yesterday (Feb. 9) at AR Studios in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil where the band have been tracking the new album since early January. The as-yet-untitled follow-up ...

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INFERNAL COMBUSTION Announces Partnership With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Infernal Combustion, the satirical heavy metal webzine often called "The Onion of metal," announced last week that it has partnered with leading hard rock label Roadrunner Records. Under the new deal, Roadrunner will design and host the site, which has been relaunched in a weekly format, while founder Keith Bergman maintains total editorial control. "The ...

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MACHINE HEAD's ROBERT FLYNN: New Songs Are 'Heavy As Shit'!

MACHINE HEAD's forthcoming studio album will be "heavy as shit" but will not mark a return to the ultra-aggressive sounds of the band's classic debut, 1994's "Burn My Eyes", according to frontman Robert Flynn. "We're not writin' 'Burn My Eyes' part two, even though there's a small yet very vocal part of our fan base ...

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FEAR FACTORY: B-Sides/Remixes CD Track Listing Unveiled!

FEAR FACTORY's upcoming collection of b-sides and remixes will carry the title "Hatefiles" and will surface through the Roadrunner label on April 8. The complete track listing for "Hatefiles" is as follows: 01. Terminate 02. Frequency 03. Demolition Racer 04. Machine Debaser 05. Invisible Wounds (The Suture Mix) 06. Edgecrusher (Urban Assault Mix) 07. Descent ...

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SLIPKNOT To Enter Studio In March

SLIPKNOT have begun writing the songs for the follow-up to 2001's "Iowa" and plan to hit a studio with producer Rick Rubin (RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, SLAYER, SYSTEM OF A DOWN) sometime in March. A late fall release through Roadrunner Records is expected. "Things are going really well right now," Taylor told MTV. "We're writing ...

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SEPULTURA: 'Bullet The Blue Sky' Video Posted Online

SEPULTURA's video for their rendition of U2's "Bullet The Blue Sky" has been posted online at this location. "Bullet The Blue Sky" comes off the group's covers-only EP, titled "Revolusongs", which was released through FNM/Universal Records in Brazil in early December. "Revolusongs" is tentatively scheduled to receive a European release through SPV/Steamhammer in ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE: Final Song Titles Announced!

TYPE O NEGATIVE have finalized most of the song titles for their upcoming CD, "The Dream Is Dead", due in April through Roadrunner Records. Among the tracks set to appear on the forthcoming album are the following: 01. A Dish Better Served Cold (formerly "Truth Decay") 02. Nettie 03. Electro-cute 04. I Like Girls 05. ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Tales Of Death And Depression

MACHINE HEAD's forthcoming, as-yet-untitled effort will include a track tentatively titled "Descend The Shades Of Night", which frontman Robert Flynn says is "about dying. It kinda chronicles all these crazy dreams I've been having lately about dying, and death itself. It doesn't really sound like anything we've done before, but If I had to compare ...

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CHIMAIRA Hire COLIN RICHARDSON To Mix New Album

CHIMAIRA have hired veteran producer Colin Richardson (FEAR FACTORY, MACHINE HEAD, NAPALM DEATH) to mix their new album, "The Impossibility of Reason". A tentative April 29 release through Roadrunner Records is expected. The following 14 tracks were laid down during the recording sessions for the album: 01. Cleansation 02. The Impossibility Of Reason 03. Pictures ...

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NICKELBACK Singing Record Label's Praises

NICKELBACK have boosted Roadrunner Records to a status to compete with the major labels of the record business. Thanks to NICKLEBACK's Grammy nomination for "How You Remind Me" and "Silver Side Up" selling several million copies, the band and the label are both gaining notoriety. It hasn't all been NICKELBACK carrying the label on its ...

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36 CRAZYFISTS Set Release Date For Next CD

36 CRAZYFISTS have set a tentative Aug. 26 release date through Roadrunner Records for their as-yet-untitled sophomore CD. The group have yet to decide on a producer or studio for the upcoming recording sessions, which are tentatively scheduled to take place in the spring. In other news, the band have announced the following tour dates ...

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SEPULTURA Complete Drums For Upcoming CD

SEPULTURA's Igor Cavalera needed three days to lay down the drum tracks for the group's upcoming full-length album at AR Studios in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Andreas Kisser will start recording his guitar tracks next week. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to last year's "Nation" is being produced by Steve Evetts (SNAPCASE, EARTH CRISIS), and is tentatively ...

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ILL NINO Hard At Work On Sophomore CD

ILL NINO have penned roughly 15 "complete or partially complete" songs for their follow-up to 2001's "Revolution...Revolucion" and are beginning to talk to prospective producers and mixers about a possible collaboration on their as-yet-untitled second album, due before the end of the year. "We've been writing," bassist Laz Pina confirmed via a short interview posted ...

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PURE RUBBISH Done 'Horrific Disservice' By VARIETY's KELLY OSBOURNE Article

Houston's PURE RUBBISH have issued the following statement via their management company, Singerman Entertainment (MOTÖRHEAD, ZEBRAHEAD, MISFITS, SLAVES ON DOPE): "Variety [the premier publication of the entertainment industry—ed.] has done a horrific disservice to our band, PURE RUBBISH. In their review of Kelly Osbourne's performance December 29th at the Roxy Theater [in West Hollywood, California], ...

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DEATHRIDE To Begin Recording In Early February

California's DEATHRIDE, the new project featuring COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, are set to begin recording their debut album, tentatively titled "Thirteen", on Feb. 3 for a July release through Roadrunner Records. The following is Fafara's latest update on the group's activities, as posted on the band's official message board: "DEATHRIDE goes to the NAMM ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE To Begin Mixing New Album

TYPE O NEGATIVE are scheduled to begin mixing their new album, titled "The Dream Is Dead", next week for an April release through Roadrunner Records. Among the working songtitles being considered for inclusion on the upcoming CD are "Nettie", "I Like Girls", "Valentine's Day", "I Need Love", "Anesthesia", "Why Won't You Love Me", "Above All ...

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DEATHRIDE Scrap Album Title, Prepare To Record

California's DEATHRIDE, the new project featuring COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, have had a change of heart and are currently eyeing "Thirteen" as a possible title for their forthcoming debut album, tentatively due in July through Roadrunner Records. The following is Fafara's latest update on the group's current and upcoming activities: "Rehearsals started again on ...

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Revolusongs - SEPULTURA

Ever since METALLICA popularized the concept of recording other artists' songs for use as either single B-sides or bonus tracks, cover songs in metal have been as commonplace as the CDs themselves — much to the dismay of the record-buying public, who have been subjected to some hideous attempts at other people's material over the ...

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SEPULTURA To Record New Album In Rio De Janeiro

SEPULTURA will travel to Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on Jan. 9, 2003 to begin recording their as-yet-untitled new album with producer Steve Evetts (SNAPCASE, EARTH CRISIS). The follow-up to last year's "Nation" will be tracked and mixed at AR Studios over a period of 4-6 weeks, and is tentatively scheduled to surface in late spring/early ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE: 'The Dream Is Dead'?

TYPE O NEGATIVE's upcoming studio CD, which is currently being recorded at Brooklyn's Systems Two Studios for an early 2003 release, may or may not carry the title "The Dream Is Dead". The following is a posting from TYPE O keyboardist Josh Silver on the group's official web site: "I got a call from [our ...

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