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CONSTRUCDEAD: Video Footage From Recording Studio Available

Swedish metallers CONSTRUCDEAD have posted a 13-minute video clip shot during the drum-recording sessions for their fourth album. Watch the footage below. Songtitles set to appear on the as-yet-untitled CD include "Cataclysm", "Transfixed", "My Haven", "Tragic Kingdom", "A Godess Breaches Through Me", "Spiritual Shift", "The One Beside Me" and "No Exit". The band previously stated ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD: New Album Recorded

Swedish metallers CONSTRUCDEAD have issued the following update: "We have recorded the whole [new CONSTRUCDEAD] album, yet untitled down in Helsingborg with Peter Wildoer and Klas Ideberg from DARKANE. The idea was to record in their studio, Not Quite Studios, but it was flooded the day before we even sat foot in there. So, we ...

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CLAWFINGER: 'Prisoners' Video Posted Online

CLAWFINGER's video for the song "Prisoners" has been posted online and can be viewed below. The track comes off the Swedish rap/metal combo's new album, "Life Will Kill You", which entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 89. On the topic of the new CD's lyrical direction, frontman Zak Tell recently said, "Paedophilia, ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD Begins Recording New Album

Swedish metallers CONSTRUCDEAD have issued the following update: "So, today we are going down to Helsingborg to start recording our new album! We will be recording in the DARKANE studio, along with Peter Wildoer and Klas Ideberg. We'll try to keep the site updated as possible as we can, and tell you about the progress. ...

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CLAWFINGER: 'Life Will Kill You' Enters German Chart At No. 89

Swedish rap/metal combo CLAWFINGER has landed at position No. 89 on the German Media Control chart with its latest release, "Life Will Kill You". A video for the album's track "The Price We Pay" is available for viewing below. On the topic of the new CD's lyrical direction, frontman Zak Tell recently said, "Paedophilia, addiction, ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD To Headline Sweden's PRETZEL TOWN FESTIVAL

Swedish metallers CONSTRUCDEAD have been confirmed as the first-night headliners of the three-day Pretzel Town Festival, set to take place August 16-18 at Stadsparken in Södertälje, Sweden. For more information, click here. CONSTRUCDEAD is scheduled to enter the studio later in the year to record its fourth CD. Songtitles set to appear on ...

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CLAWFINGER: 'The Price We Pay' Video Posted Online

CLAWFINGER's video for the song "The Price We Pay" has been posted at YouTube. The track comes off the Swedish rap/metal combo's new album, "Life Will Kill You", due on July 27 via Nuclear Blast Records. On the topic of the new CD's lyrical direction, frontman Zak Tell recently said, "Paedophilia, addiction, death, ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD Rehearsing With New Bassist

Swedish metallers CONSTRUCDEAD have issued the following update: "At the moment we still haven't got a clue when we are going to record the new album. Delays, delays… well… I guess sometime this year. Who knows?!? Anyway, right now we are rehearsing with bass player Thomas Fällgren (ex-SINS OF OMISSION, COBOLT SYNDICATE). We've also hooked ...

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CLAWFINGER To Release 'Life Will Kill You' In July

Swedish rap/metal combo CLAWFINGER will release its new album, "Life Will Kill You", on July 27 via Nuclear Blast Records. On the topic of the new album's lyrical direction, frontman Zak Tell recently said, "Paedophilia, addiction, death, suicide bombers, self-esteem issues and misers are a few of the topics I've chosen to write about this ...

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DARK AT DAWN To Play 'Farewell' Show At Germany's ROCK HARZ Festival

German epic/power metal band DARK AT DAWN has announced that its upcoming appearance at the Rock Harz open-air festival — set to take place July 6-7 in Osterode-Dorste, Lower Saxony, Germany — will serve as its "farewell" performance. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): A.O.K. AFTER FOREVER BLACKLIST LTD. CLAWFINGER ...

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CLAWFINGER Confirmed For Estonia's RABAROCK Festival

Swedish rap/metal combo CLAWFINGER is among the newly confirmed bands for the Rabarock festival, set to take place June 15-16 in Järvakandi (about 80 km from Tallinn), Estonia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGENT M (EST) APOPTYGMA BERZERK (NOR) CLAWFINGER (SWE) DAGÖ (EST) ELECTRIC SIX (USA) KOSMIKUD (EST) LAIBACH (SLO) METSATÖLL (EST) ...

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FREAK KITCHEN Guitarist To Guest On New URBANDUX CD

FREAK KITCHEN über-guitarist Mattias "IA" Eklundh and Zoltan Corsrz of FLOWER KINGS are among the confirmed guests on the new album from Sweden's URBANDUX, tentatively due this summer. The follow-up to 2004's "Songs from the Flesh" (Geisha Records/Avispa) is currently being mixed by Stefan Glaumann (RAMMSTEIN, CLAWFINGER, WITHIN TEMPTATION, PRIME STH). For more information, visit ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD To Enter Studio In June

Swedish metallers CONSTRUCDEAD will enter the studio in June to begin recording their fourth album. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Cataclysm", "Transfixed", "My Haven", "Tragic Kingdom", "A Godess Breaches Through Me", "Spiritual Shift", "The One Beside Me" and "No Exit". The band previously stated about the new material, "I think that there ...

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IN FLAMES Bassist To Join PAIN For Russian Dates

IN FLAMES bassist Peter Iwers will join fellow Swedes PAIN for three Russian shows in May, filling in for André Skaug who has prior commitments with CLAWFINGER. The dates are as follows: May 18 - CKM NAU Kiev May 19 - DK GD Krasnodar May 20 - B1 Maximum Moscow Iwers makes a guest appearance ...

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ELECTRIC EARTH: 'Selling Souls' Vinyl EP Detailed

Sweden's ELECTRIC EARTH has announced more details about its upcoming vinyl EP, "Selling Souls", due at the end of April. The A-side will feature the two newly recorded, non-album tracks "Bring on the Storm" and "Unicorn" while the B-side offers two covers featuring special guests. Mattias "Ia" Eklundh from FREAK KITCHEN plays a blinding solo ...

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CLAWFINGER, DARK AT DAWN, SACRED STEEL Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARZ Festival

CLAWFINGER, DARK AT DAWN, RE-VISION, SACRED STEEL, CONTRADICTION and OOMPH! have been confirmed for the Rock Harz open-air festival, set to take place July 6-7 in Osterode-Dorste, Lower Saxony, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): A.O.K. AFTER FOREVER ASP CLAWFINGER CONTRADICTION CRAYFOX DARK AT DAWN DARZAMAT DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER ...

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CLAWFINGER: New Album Title Announced

Frontman Zak Tell of the Swedish rap/metal combo CLAWFINGER has issued the following update on the writing/ recording sessions for the group's new studio album: "Yes, we are absolutely terrible at updating our news/diary page, especially when we're in the middle of things but I'll have a go at it so that you at least ...

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CLAWFINGER: New Album Update

Frontman Zak Tell of the Swedish rap/metal combo CLAWFINGER has issued the following update: "I've been going through my lyrics these last few days, correcting spelling mistakes and changing words and lines I'm not satisfied with as it's soon time to do the final recordings for the new album! Paedophilia, addiction, death, suicide bombers, self-esteem ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD Parts Ways With Drummer, Bassist

Swedish metallers CONSTRUCDEAD have parted ways with drummer Erik Thyselius (TERROR 2000) and bassist Viktor Hemgren. No reason was given for their departures. In other news, CONSTRUCDEAD has issued the following update: "First of all, we postponed the recording [of the fourth CONSTRUCDEAD album] until May sometime. Why? Well, we should have been forced to ...

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APOCALYPTICA's EICCA Talks About Upcoming Album

Eicca Toppinen, the primary composer of the Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA, was recently interviewed by Terrë on the band's official MySpace page. The interview follows here in its entirety: Q: Do you have any shows lined up for this year or are you concentrating solely on the album and making no other plans until it is ...

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