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MORTAL SIN: Headlining Dates Announced

Reactivated Australian thrashers MORTAL SIN have added a couple of headlining dates to their upcoming itinerary. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: May 05 - Club Blink - Sydney, AUS May 12 - The Arena – Brisbane, AUS * May 14 - The Roundhouse - Sydney, AUS * May 15 - The Palace - ...

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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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Drummer ERIC SINGER To Appear At NY KISS EXPO AND HARD ROCK CONVENTION

KISS/ALICE COOPER drummer Eric Singer will be appearing at the 19th Annual New York KISS Expo and Hard Rock Collectors Convention on Saturday, May 14, 2005, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Secaucus New Jersey. Other scheduled guests include Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (HALFORD, TESTAMENT, SEBASTIAN BACH), Lydia ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Checks In With GIGANTOUR Update

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the group's official web site: "I thought I would start to inform you of what you can expect from the Gigantour Festival this summer. "First off the set times on the main stage will be approximately 90 minutes for MEGADETH and ...

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THE ACCUSED To Release New Album In May

Legendary splatter rockers THE ACCUSED have set a May 20 release date for their first release in over ten years, entitled "Oh, Martha!" The new CD was recorded by Jack Endino at Scotty Crane's Soundhouse Studios in Seattle and was mastered by Scott Hull (PIG DESTROYER). THE ACCUSED will be taking the DYI (do-it-yourself) approach ...

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MORTAL SIN Announce New Drummer, Guitarist

Reactivated Australian thrashers MORTAL SIN have parted ways with drummer Wayne Campbell and guitarist Joe Buttigieg. The group have already secured replacements in the shape of Luke Cook (drums) and Nathan Shae (guitar). As previously reported, MORTAL SIN will be supporting ANTHRAX on their upcoming Australian tour in May. The group have uploaded three brand ...

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ANTHRAX Says 'No More!' To Spreading The Disease

Slave to the Metal Foundation is a portal for heavy metal music fans and the music industry to raise awareness and provide funds to those organizations and individuals that fight against the misuse of heavy metals (i.e. depleted uranium, mercury and lead) and who are rising in outrage over other misanthropic and genocidal initiatives such ...

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CRETIN Sign With RELAPSE RECORDS

Bay Area grindcore trio CRETIN have inked a deal with Relapse Records. The band's first official release on the Relapse roster will be a split release with label-mates PIG DESTROYER, due out later this year. CRETIN is also rehearsing material for their first full-length album, slated for a late 2005 release via Relapse. "We're very ...

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LENG TCH'E Sign With RELAPSE RECORDS

Belgian grindcore quintet LENG TCH'E have inked a deal with Relapse Records. The tentative release date for the band's Relapse debut, "Process of Elimination", is June 28 in the U.S. and July 4 in Europe. On the topic of signing to the band's new home, drummer Sven De Caluwé states, "What can one say about ...

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CENTINEX To Headline U.K.'s INFERNAL DAMNATION FESTIVAL

Arcane Promotions, in association with Zero Tolerance magazine, is presenting the second annual Infernal Damnation Festival, taking place at The Electrowerkz, London on Saturday April 30. Doors open at 2 p.m. Headlining the event are CENTINEX from Sweden who are set to lay waste to the audience with their razor-sharp blackened assault. Supporting them, as ...

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VISCERAL BLEEDING: More European Tour Dates Announced

Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING have lined up the following dates during the coming months: "Transcending The U.K." tour with NAILED, CONDEMMED: May 04 - Manchester, UK @ Star and Garter May 05 - Swansea, UK @ TBC May 06 - Birmingham, UK @ Edwards No.8 May 07 - Leeds, UK @ Joseph Wells ...

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New York KISS EXPO Details Revealed

The 19th Annual New York KISS Expo and Hard Rock Collectors Convention will take place on Saturday, May 14, 2005, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Secaucus New Jersey. Scheduled guests so far include: * KISS merchandise designer/artist and Official KISS Magazine writer/designer/photographer Christopher Franchi * Former wife of original KISS drummer, Lydia Criss, promoting ...

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PIG DESTROYER: New Video To Premiere On 'Headbanger's Ball'

PIG DESTROYER will see their new video — for the song "Gravedancer" — premiere on this weekend's edition of "Headbangers Ball". "Headbangers Ball" airs Saturdays between 10 p.m. and 12 a.m. (midnight) EST on MTV2. The first video from the band's critically acclaimed CD/Audio DVD release, "Terrifyer", "Gravedancer" was directed by Vladimir Lik and produced ...

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MY DYING BRIDE: New DVD To Surface In April

Britain's MY DYING BRIDE are putting the finishing touches on their second DVD, "Sinamorata", tentatively due in April. The disc will reportedly include live footage (12 songs) shot on November 2, 2003 in Antwerpen, Belgium, as well as backstage extras, the "The Blue Lotus" video (exclusive to this DVD) directed and conceived by David Palzer, ...

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GORGOROTH To Resume Recording New Album

According to a posting on the group's official web site, Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH will soon be entering the studio to record the bass and guitars for their new album, "Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam", due in late spring/early summer via Sweden's Regain Records. GORGOROTH were most recently signed to Nuclear Blast Records, who released the ...

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MISERY INDEX, PIG DESTROYER Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATH FEST

The organizers of the Maryland Death Fest have announced two cancellations at this year's festival, which is set to take place May 28-29 at the Thunderdome in Baltimore, MD. "CEPHALIC CARNAGE has dropped off the fest due to tour obligations, and VOMIT REMNANTS is not able to come to the U.S. because they weren't able ...

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GORGOROTH Sign With REGAIN RECORDS

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH have signed a deal with Sweden's Regain Records. The group recently completed the drum tracks for their new album, "Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam", at Lydriket Studios in Norway for a tentative late spring/early summer release. GORGOROTH were most recently signed to Nuclear Blast Records, who released the band's last three efforts: ...

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MUSHROOMHEAD Perform As 'SLIPKNOT' In Front Of Home State Crowd

The following was sent to us by a BLABBERMOUTH.NET visitor from Ohio: "At MUSHROOMHEAD's three recent Northeast Ohio shows, the band reportedly wore SLIPKNOT costumes/masks for their entire set. The band also did an interview on WMMS this past Sunday night (Jan. 30) and talked about the SLIPKNOT outfits. They said they did it solely ...

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VISCERAL BLEEDING To Re-Release Debut On NEUROTIC RECORDS

Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING will have their debut album, "Remnants of Deprivation", reissued under the title "Remnants Revived" on April 18 via Neurotic Records. The album will come in a sublime digipak and will be re-mastered by Scott Hull (NILE, SUFFOCATION, PIG DESTROYER). In addition, it will contain three extra tracks and four videos. ...

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GORGOROTH Complete Drum Tracks For New Album

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH have completed the drum tracks for their new album, "Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam", at Lydriket Studios in Norway. "Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam" will contain eight tracks and is tentatively expected late spring/early summer through an as-yet-undisclosed label. GORGOROTH were most recently signed to Nuclear Blast Records, who released the band's last ...

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THE HIDDEN HAND Part Ways With Drummer, Announce Replacement

THE HIDDEN HAND, the band featuring hard rock guitar legend Scott "Wino" Weinrich (ST. VITUS, THE OBSESSED, SPIRIT CARAVAN), have parted ways with drummer Dave Hennesey. "The PENTAGRAM show was Dave's last show," Wino writes on the group's web site. "This was voluntary, amicable, and expected. "We love Dave, and he will be missed, but ...

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SEASON OF MIST Unable To Reach Agreement With GORGOROTH

The French record label Season of Mist has issued the following statement: "Despite negotiating for several months and despite all the rumors, Season of Mist and [Norwegian black metallers] GORGOROTH could not find a final agreement on their cooperation, both on a contractual and personal level. We nonetheless sincerely wish the band the best. "Season ...

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MORTAL SIN: New Demo Tracks Posted Online

Reunited Australian metal band MORTAL SIN have uploaded three brand new demo songs at their official web site. The tracks "Out of the Darkness", "Lost Within" and "Rise or Fall" were recorded at Party Pig Studios in Sydney and mark the first time the band had recorded any new material since 1996. MORTAL ...

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GORGOROTH: New Album Recordings Delayed

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH have been forced to delay their recording plans due to a scheduling conflict at Grieghallen Studios. As a result, the band will now lay down drum tracks for their new album, "Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam", at Lydriket Studios beginning on January 14. As previously reported, "Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam" will contain ...

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GORGOROTH To Headline Finland's SIRKKELIROCK METAL WEEKEND

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH will headline the Sirkkelirock Metal Weekend on Friday, January 7 at the Tavastia club in Helsinki, Finland. Also scheduled to appear on the bill are SOULGRIND, CARPATHIAN FOREST, BEHEXEN and HORNA. GORGOROTH entered Grieghallen studio on Wednesday (Jan. 5) to begin recording their new album, entitled "Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam". The ...

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GORGOROTH To Enter Studio This Week

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH will enter Grieghallen studio on January 5 to begin recording their new album, entitled "Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam". The CD will contain eight tracks and is tentatively expected late spring/early summer through an as-yet-undisclosed label. GORGOROTH were most recently signed to Nuclear Blast Records, who released the band's last three efforts: ...

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