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DYNABYTE: Hard At Work On 'I'm My Enemy' Video

DYNABYTE, the Italian band featuring former OPERA IX vocalist Cadaveria and NECRODEATH bassist John, are currently working on a video clip for the song "I'm My Enemy", remixed by John and LJ Dusk (guitar) and produced by Flegias (NECRODEATH). "I'm My Enemy" comes off the group's debut album, "Extreme Mental Piercing", available now on Rotten ...

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APOCALYPTICA: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA have set a January 24 European release date through Universal for their new self-titled album. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Life Burns 02. Quutamo 03. Distraction 04. Bittersweet 05. Misconstruction 06. Fisheye 07. Farewell 08. Fatal Error 09. Betrayal/Forgiveness 10. Ruska 11. Deathzone A limited-edition version ...

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RAMMSTEIN To Film Video For 'Keine Lust'

RAMMSTEIN have selected "Keine Lust" as the fourth single from their latest CD, "Reise Reise". A video for the song will be shot later this month with director Jörn Heitman, who had previously helmed the group's videos for "Amerika" and "Ohne Dich", among others. The band are promising "a huge surprise" with this video. No ...

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APOCALYPTICA To Support RAMMSTEIN In Europe

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA will support German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN at the following European dates in February: Feb. 01 – Erfurt (GER) — Messehalle Feb. 03 - London (UK) — Brixton Feb. 04 - London (UK) — Brixton Feb. 05 - London (UK) — Brixton Feb. 06 - Manchester (UK) — Men Feb. 07 - Nottingham ...

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MOKOMA's Latest CD Named INFERNO Magazine's 'Album Of The Year'

Finnish thrash/metal act MOKOMA's latest album, "Tämän Maailman Ruhtinaan Hovi" ("The Court of This World's Emperor), has been named Inferno magazine's 2004 "Album of the Year". The year-end Inferno list was determined via a poll of the magazine's editors and contributing writers. Inferno is Finland's leading metal magazine and is said to be one of ...

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RAMMSTEIN: 'Ohne Dich' Video Posted Online

RAMMSTEIN's video for the third single from their "Reise, Reise" album, "Ohne Dich", has been posted online at Viva.tv. The "Ohne Dich" single, which was released earlier this week, does not include any b-sides, but it contains the "beta version" of the title cut, which was originally intended for 2001's "Mutter" and recorded ...

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RAMMSTEIN Debut At No. 61 On BILLBOARD Album Chart

RAMMSTEIN's "Reise Reise" (Universal) has sold 26,716 copies in the United States in its first week of release (according to Nielsen SoundScan) to debut at position No. 61 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. Recorded primarily in Spain (El Cortijo Studio, Malaga), "Reise Reise" (translated as "Voyage, Voyage" or "Journey, Journey") is the follow-up ...

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SAMAEL: New Album To Receive U.S. Release In Early 2005

Switzerland's SAMAEL will release their new album, "Reign of Light", in early 2005 in North America through Galactical/Nuclear Blast Records. The CD, which was issued in Europe last month, was mixed at two different studios in Switzerland and was co-produced by Waldemar Sorychta (GRIP INC., LACUNA COIL, TIAMAT), who has worked with the group on ...

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RAMMSTEIN: New Single Details Revealed

RAMMSTEIN fan site Herzeleid.com is reporting that the third single from the group's latest album, "Reise, Reise" will be "Ohne Dich". Once again, the single will not include any b-sides, but this time it comes close. As "Ohne Dich" was originally intended for 2001's "Mutter", it was also recorded during the "Mutter" sessions. ...

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EXILIA Supporting RAMMSTEIN On Entire European Tour

Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA have been confirmed as the support act on RAMMSTEIN's entire European tour. The trek, which kicked off on Monday (Nov. 1) in Mannhein, Germany, is scheduled to hit Rotterdam, Holland on Thursday (Nov. 4). EXILIA are touring in support of their debut album, "Unleashed", which was released in May via G.U.N./BMG ...

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FATAL SMILE Schedule Showcase Gig In Stockholm

Swedish "traditional" heard rock/heavy metal band FATAL SMILE will play a special showcase gig at the Kool Kat Club in Stockholm on December 3. The group's set list for the show will consist almost entirely of songs from their upcoming album, "Neo-Natural Freaks". As previously reported, the recording sessions for "Neo-Natural Freaks" took place at ...

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RAMMSTEIN Conquer European Charts

"Reise Reise", the fourth studio album from German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN, has entered the national album charts in the following countries: No. 1: Switzerland No. 1: Finland No. 1: Austria No. 2: Holland No. 3: France No. 4: Norway No. 6: Belgium No. 17: New Zealand No. 19: Australia No. 37: U.K. No. 54: Ireland ...

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SAMAEL: European Tour Postponed

SAMAEL have postponed their European tour to February 2005 from the previously announced October/November, according to Germany's Rock Hard magazine. No reason was given for the postponement. SAMAEL's latest CD, "Reign of Light", will be released on October 11 through the band's own label, Galactical Recordings, with exclusive licenses to Regain Records (whole world except ...

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RAMMSTEIN: 'Amerika' Video To Be Shown On 'Headbanger's Ball'

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN will release their fourth studio album, "Reise Reise", in the U.S. on November 16. The album's first domestic single, the bilingual "Amerika", will go into rotation on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" Oct. 2, while import single "Mein Teil" has already shown up on the "Resident Evil: Apocalypse" soundtrack as well as on ...

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DYNABYTE Release Debut Album, Audio Samples Posted Online

DYNABYTE, the Italian band featuring former OPERA IX vocalist Cadaveria and NECRODEATH bassist John, have released their debut album, "Extreme Mental Piercing", through Rotten Inc. Records. The 10-song effort was recorded between May and November 2003 at Dynabyte and Capt. Woofer studios and was mixed and mastered by John and LJ Dusk between December 2003 ...

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ANOREXIA NERVOSA: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new ANOREXIA NERVOSA track, entitled "Codex Veritas", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "Codex Veritas" comes off the French symphonic black metallers' fourth full-length album, "Redemption Process", due on October 11 through Listenable Records. The follow-up to 2001's "New Obscurantis Order" (Osmose Productions) was recorded at Drudenhaus studios ...

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SAMAEL: 'Reign Of Light' Details Revealed

Swiss CD shop CeDe.ch has uploaded the album cover and complete track listing for the upcoming SAMAEL CD, "Reign of Light". Check it out here. "Reign of Light" track listing: 01. Moongate 02. Inch Allah 03. High Above 04. Reign of Light 05. On Earth 06. Telepath 07. Oriental Dawn 08. As the ...

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DEATHSTARS Begin Recording New Album

Sweden's DEATHSTARS have issued the following update on their recent activities: "We have had some really cool festival shows this summer, the Wave Gotik Treffen, the Zillo Festival and last but not least the Stockholm Pride which is undoubtedly the most bizarre show we ever did. Both the Wave Gotik Treffen and the Zillo Festival ...

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Revolution - CREMATORY

Gothic metal has undoubtedly experienced an upsurge in popularity over the last few years, but on the fringes it retains a discernible love-hate status. Given the likes of MY DYING BRIDE and, to a slightly less gloomy extent, DARK TRANQUILLITY, many listeners either revel casually in the moroseness of it, or wish that the miserable ...

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SAMAEL: 'Telepath' Single Audio Clips Available Online

Audio clips of all the tracks from the forthcoming SAMAEL single, "Telepath", can be downloaded at Cede.ch. The complete track listing for the single, due on September 6, is as follows: 01. Telepath (3:35) 02. Inch Allah (3:33) 03. Telepathic (remix) (4:19) 04. Inch Allah (karaoke version) (3:33) 05. Telepathic (instrumental version) (4:19) ...

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SAMAEL: New Audio Clip Posted Online

An audio clip of the new SAMAEL single, "Telepath", has been posted online at this location. "Telepath" comes off the group's upcoming full-length CD, "Reign of Light", tentatively due in October. "Reign of Light" will be released through the band's own label, Galactical Recordings, with exclusive licenses to Regain Records (whole world except ...

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RAMMSTEIN: 'Amerika' Video Receives MTV Premiere

RAMMSTEIN's video for their new single, "Amerika", premiered earlier today on MTV Germany, according to the RAMMSTEIN fan site Herzeleid.com. The clip was directed by Jörn Heitmann, who has previously worked with RAMMSTEIN on the videos for "Sonne" and "Ich Will". RAMMSTEIN's new album, "Reise Reise", is scheduled for release on November 2 through Universal ...

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RAMMSTEIN: Helsinki Show Sells Out In 30 Minutes

RAMMSTEIN's upcoming performance in Helsinki, Finland, scheduled for November 24 at the Hartwall Arena, sold out in approximately 30 minutes after tickets went on sale Tuesday morning (August 17). 12,000 tickets were sold to the concert, which will mark the group's first headlining performance in the city in support of their upcoming CD, "Reise Reise". ...

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