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IT DIES TODAY To Film 'Enjoy The Silence' Video

IT DIES TODAY, fresh off a successful run on this summer's Ozzfest, will be filming a video for their cover of DEPECHE MODE's "Enjoy the Silence" on Monday, October 3 in downtown Los Angeles with director Pax Franchot (FROM FIRST TO LAST, AT ALL COST). The clip will reportedly "combine the look and feel of ...

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COUNT RAVEN: Re-Releases On The Way!

Swedish doom masters COUNT RAVEN will have all four of their albums remastered and re-released through the German label Cyclone Empire before the end of the year. The first two releases — "Storm Warning" and "Destruction of the Void" — will arrive on October 14, to be followed by "High on Infinity" and "Messiah of ...

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VANISHING POINT: Live Dates Announced

Australian progressive metal band VANISHING POINT have posted the following update on their official web site: "VANISHING POINT will be performing more shows in October! On the 29th of October at The Manning Bar in Sydney they are co-headlining with DUNGEON for the Under Raven Skies show. This will be DUNGEON's last ever show as ...

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MY DYING BRIDE: 'Sinamorata' DVD Due In August

Peaceville has set an August 22 release date for the long-awaited second DVD longform from MY DYING BRIDE, entitled "Sinamorata". The disc is expected to include a video for the track "The Blue Lotus" (directed and conceived by David Palzer), live footage (12 songs) shot on November 2, 2003 in Antwerpen, Belgium, as well as ...

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GOREFEST: Back Catalog Reissues Detailed

Nuclear Blast Records has just reissued the entire GOREFEST back catalog, complete with unreleased tracks, demos and other rarities. The following three two-CD sets were officially issued today (July 18): "Mindloss" (1991) + early demos: 01. Intro 02. Mental Misery 03. Putrid Stench of Human Remains 04. Foetal Carnage 05. Tangled In Gore 06. Confessions ...

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BLOODLUST V Photos Posted Online

PyroMusic.net has posted over 200 images taken this past weekend's Bloodlust V festival, which took place at Blacktown RSL in Sydney, Australia. The show ran from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. the following morning and featured 17 of Australia's best extreme bands, including DENOUNCEMENT PYRE, CAULDRON BLACK RAM, RAVEN BLACK NIGHT, REV. KRISS HADES, GOSPEL ...

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RISE TO ADDICTION Sign With MADMAN RECORDS

RISE TO ADDICTION, the new the new project featuring former BLAZE members John Slater (guitar), Steve Wray (guitar) and Rob Naylor (bass), along with Leigh Oates (vocals) and Aynsley Dickinson (drums), have inked a deal with Madman Records. The group's debut CD is scheduled for release in the U.K. on Monday, July 18. Madman Records ...

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ABATTOIR's STEVE GAINES Launches ANGER AS ART

Following the tremendous response to the CD released by Steve Gaines (ABATTOIR, BLOODLUST, PAGAN WAR MACHINE, DREAMS OF DAMNATION, TACTICS) in late 2004, a new band called ANGER AS ART has been formed. The lineup is Mars Castro (COFFINTEXTS, DREAMS OF DAMNATION) on drums, Javier Marrufo (NEW EDEN) on bass, William Rustrum (HANGAR 18, RAVEN ...

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VIRGIN STEELE Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE V Festival

VIRGIN STEELE have been confirmed as the headliners of the Keep It True V festival, set to be held November 5 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: VIRGIN STEELE (USA) RAVEN (UK) SOLITUDE AETURNUS (USA) RUFFIANS (USA) INTRUDER (USA) SLOUGH FEG (USA) SKULLVIEW (USA) STORMWARRIOR (GER) FORSAKEN (MALTA) ...

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WARGASM Members To Perform At Benefit Concert

On Saturday June 25, the three members of WARGASM, plus assorted members of STEEL ASSASSIN, TRIPHAMMER, MADD HUNTER, EVERY SECOND, and TONGUE & GROOVE will perform at a benefit concert at the Mallard in Brockton, Massachusetts. Three bands consisting of the above-mentioned musicians will be formed specially for this occasion and will perform the music ...

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SALEM: 'Old Wounds' Remake To Feature ETERNAL GRAY Singer

ETERNAL GRAY frontman Oren Balbus has contributed his vocals to a remake of the SALEM classic "Old Wounds", to be included on upcoming SALEM release "Strings Attached". Balbus will be joined on the track by the lead vocalists of ARALLU, BARTHOLOMEUS NIGHT, MOONSKIN, LEHAVOTH, MATRICIDE, SPAWN OF EVIL, SOLITARY and HANGMAN. "Strings Attached" is scheduled ...

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SLOUGH FEG Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE V Festival

California's SLOUGH FEG have been confirmed for the Keep It True V festival, set to be held November 5 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Headliner (TBA) RAVEN (UK) SOLITUDE AETURNUS (USA) RUFFIANS (USA) INTRUDER (USA) SLOUGH FEG (USA) SKULLVIEW (USA) STORMWARRIOR (Germany) FORSAKEN (Malta) IGNITOR (USA) A ...

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MY DYING BRIDE: Box Set Details Revealed

Snapper Music/Peaceville Records has set a May 23 release date for the MY DYING BRIDE box set, entitled "Anti-Diluvian Chronicles". The three-CD set contains a comprehensive collection of the band's work spanning their whole career. It features tracks from the band's 10 albums, including live tracks and three brand-new remixes of "The Wreckage of My ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Says Her Marriage Was Never Expected To Last

FemaleFirst.co.uk is reporting that Sharon Osbourne says her marriage to husband Ozzy was never expected to last. The "X Factor" host, who wed the BLACK SABBATH frontman in Hawaii 23 years ago, has revealed their romance was written off by friends of the rock star who thought he should marry someone wilder. She said: "I've ...

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IGNITOR Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE V Festival

American hopefuls IGNITOR have been confirmed as the openers of the Keep It True V festival, set to be held November 5 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows Headliner (TBA) RAVEN (UK) SOLITUDE AETURNUS (USA) RUFFIANS (USA) INTRUDER (USA) SKULLVIEW (USA) STORMWARRIOR (Germany) FORSAKEN (Malta) IGNITOR (USA) A ...

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RISE TO ADDICTION Announce New Members

RISE TO ADDICTION, the new the new project featuring former BLAZE members John Slater (guitar), Steve Wray (guitar) and Rob Naylor (bass), have announced the addition of Leigh Oates (vocals) and Aynsley Dickinson (drums) to the group's ranks. "They are currently rehearsing vigorously and are already putting the finishing touches to new material which will ...

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RAVEN, SOLITUDE AETURNUS, RUFFIANS Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE V Festival

RAVEN, SOLITUDE AETURNUS, RUFFIANS, INTRUDER, SKULLVIEW, STORMWARRIOR and FORSAKEN are the first bands confirmed for the Keep It True V festival, set to be held November 5 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Königshofen, Germany. A warm-up show, Night of the Blade, will take place on November 4 at the Dittigheim Sporthalle, featuring WOLF, POWERGOD and STRIKELIGHT. Tickets ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION And DRAGONFORCE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

WITHIN TEMPTATION and DRAGONFORCE have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL BLOODBATH CANDLEMASS CORVUS CORAX COUNT RAVEN DISSECTION DRAGONFORCE EDGUY ENDHAMMER ...

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SALEM: 'Act Of War' Video Tops Russian Chart

SALEM's video for the track "Act of War" was reportedly selected by the viewers of the Russian TV channel "Music Box" as the top video for the month of January 2005. The video countdown is updated daily and the "Act of War" clip was No. 1 the entire month, according to a posting on the ...

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