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UNLEASHED Finish Recording New Album

Swedish death metal legends UNLEASHED have finished recording their new album, due later in the year through Century Media Records. "We are currently analyzing the final details before the mixing and mastering," mainman Johnny Hedlund writes on the band's web site. "We are naturally very excited about it all. We are also looking forward to ...

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VISCERAL BLEEDING Sign With NEUROTIC RECORDS

Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING have inked a deal with Neurotic Records for the release of their second full-length album, entitled "Transcend Into Ferocity". The follow-up to 2002's "Remnants of Deprivation" was recorded at Flatpig studios in Malmö with producer Robert Ahrling (ORIGINBLOOD, SPAWN OF POSSESSION) and is scheduled for release on May 11. Songtitles ...

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ENFORSAKEN: 'The Forever Endeavor' To Include Bonus CD

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based death metallers ENFORSAKEN will be releasing their sophomore album, "The Forever Endeavor", in a special 2-CD jewel case, according to a post on their web site. CD 1 will be "The Forever Endeavor" in its entirety, while CD 2 will include 13 audio tracks and two video tracks from various Olympic Records ...

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ENDSTILLE, NEGATOR Confirmed For Germany's PARTY.SAN OPEN AIR Festival

ENDSTILLE and NEGATOR are the latest two bands confirmed for the Party.San Open Air Festival, set to take place Aug. 12-14 in Bad Berka, Germany. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows (in alphabetical order): CARPATHIAN FOREST CRYPTIC WINTERMOON DISFEAR DISMEMBER ENDSTILLE ENSIFERUM GOLEM GOREROTTED GRAVEWORM HAEMORRHAGE ...

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UNLEASHED Confirmed For Germany's PARTY.SAN OPEN AIR FESTIVAL

Swedish death metal legends UNLEASHED have been confirmed as one of the headliners of the Party.San Open Air Festival, set to take place Aug. 12-14 in Bad Berka, Germany. The group will perform on Aug. 13. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows (in alphabetical order): CARPATHIAN ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD's SCANTLIN Unleashes On 'Pathetic' FRED DURST

In an interview with Canada's Chart magazine, PUDDLE OF MUDD frontman Wes Scantlin unleashed on LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst. "He doesn't write our songs, he doesn't produce our songs, he doesn't do anything for us. He doesn't do our videos anymore. He doesn't do anything for this band," Wes said. He added, "I don't ...

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DAVE GROHL Responds To ZAKK WYLDE's Threat

Former NIRVANA drummer/current FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl has responded to Zakk Wylde's infamous 2001 quote in which the OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist threatened to "kick [Grohl's] ass" because he wrote this cheese-dick song for OZZ that Zakk had to play on during the recording sessions for OSBOURNE's "Down To Earth" CD. In the November 2001 ...

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VISCERAL BLEEDING Film 'Extreme' New Video

Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING have shot a video for the new track "Fury Unleashed" off their forthcoming sophomore album, "Transcend Into Ferocity". "Hopefully the video will be included as bonus on the upcoming CD," the band write on their web site. "The video was shoot by Olle Karlsson and is really fucking extreme." As ...

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CHAOSBREED: New Live Video Available For Download

A video of CHAOSBREED performing the track "F/C/D/C (Freedom Corps Death Crush)" live at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland on August 15 can be downloaded from this location. CHAOSBREED feature in their ranks drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF), bassist Oppu Laine (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI), guitarist Marko Tarvonen (MOONSORROW), guitarist Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS), and vocalist Taneli Jarva ...

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MURDERDOLLS Singer To Launch Merchandise Line

MURDERDOLLS singer Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13) has issued the following update via his official web site, Wednesday13.com: "Seasons beatings to one and all. Here is a report from camp Wednesday. "I've been busy as fuck as of lately. After the IRON MAIDEN and ...

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CHAOSBREED Sign With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

CHAOSBREED, the new Finnish death metal supergroup consisting of drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF), bassist Oppu Laine (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI), guitarist Marko Tarvonen (MOONSORROW), guitarist Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS), and vocalist Taneli Jarva (ex-SENTENCED, THE BLACK LEAGUE), have inked a deal with Century Media Records. The contract covers the release of the group's recently completed debut album, "Brutal", ...

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BLOOD RED THRONE Sign With EARACHE RECORDS

Norwegian death metallers BLOOD RED THRONE have signed a worldwide multi-album deal with Earache Records. The brainchild of ex-EMPEROR bassist Tchort, BLOOD RED THRONE have "unleashed a series of gruesomely precise death metal releases, most recently the acclaimed 'Affiliated With the Suffering' record, which has seen them grow steadily in popularity and notoriety," according to ...

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CHAOSBREED Announce Helsinki Gig

CHAOSBREED, the new Finnish death metal supergroup consisting of drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF), bassist Oppu Laine (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI), guitarist Marko Tarvonen (MOONSORROW), guitarist Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS), and vocalist Taneli Jarva (ex-SENTENCED, THE BLACK LEAGUE), will perform selections from their upcoming debut album, "Brutal", at Stella Star Club in Helsinki on Friday, December 19. CHAOSBREED will ...

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DESTRUCTOR Continue Writing For New Album

DESTRUCTOR, Cleveland, Ohio's legendary power/thrash band, are hard at work writing and demoing new material for the follow-up to their very successful "Sonic Bullet" EP, released on Auburn Records earlier this year. New songs include "Skull Splitter", "Unleashed", "Immortal Metal", "Unearth The Earth", "We Are Ready", "Damage Control" and a reworked version of "Smash Your ...

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UNLEASHED To Enter Studio In January

Swedish death metal legends UNLEASHED have posted the following message on their official web site: "Warriors! "There has been some time since the band was out on the battlefield... but make no mistake! We haven't been drinking beer (only) all this time. "We are currently completing the brand new album and hopefully we can hit ...

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CENTURY MEDIA Brings Metal To The Masses

On November 18, the Century Family brings the metal back to the masses with a specially priced double-disc set. This compilation, "Metal For The Masses Volume II", is exclusively available at all Hot Topic retail outlets nationwide and features one 20-track disc clocking in over 75 minutes with new tracks from such groundbreaking and up ...

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CHAOSBREED: Live Video Available For Download

A video of CHAOSBREED performing the track "Rotting Alive" live at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland on August 15 can be downloaded from this location. CHAOSBREED feature in their ranks drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF), bassist Oppu Laine (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI), guitarist Marko Tarvonen (MOONSORROW), guitarist Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS), and vocalist Taneli Jarva (ex-SENTENCED, THE BLACK ...

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Reunited Death Metallers BRUTALITY To Record New Album

Reunited Tampa death metallers BRUTALITY have worked out their differences with Poland's Still Dead Productions and are scheduled to enter the studio during October/November to record their as-yet-untitled new album for an early 2004 release. The group's recording lineup will consist of the following: Scott Reigel - Lead Vocals Jeff Acres - Bass/Vocals Mausolus Arguelles ...

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DEBASE Sign With SANCTUARY/NOISE RECORDS

Malmö, Sweden-based quintet DEBASE have signed a deal with Sanctuary Records Group/Noise Records. The group are currently recording their third album, "Unleashed", at Studio Fredman in Göteborg for an early 2004 release. DEBASE's last album, "Domination", was released in 2001. ...

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TERRA FIRMA Call It A Day

TERRA FIRMA, the Swedish band headed by UNLEASHED guitarist "Fast" Freddie Eugene and former ST. VITUS/COUNT RAVEN vocalist Lord Chritus, have decided to disband, according to Stoner Rock. Freddie is said to be in the process of launching a new project with TERRA FIRMA drummer Izmo which will reportedly head in a direction similar to ...

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SYMPHONY X Sign With WORLD MANAGEMENT

Prog-metallers SYMPHONY X have inked a management deal with World Management (MORBID ANGEL, NILE, UNLEASHED). The group, who will be performing at ProgPower USA IV in Atlanta in early September, are scheduled to embark on a three-week European tour beginning in mid-October, to be followed by a North American headline run with THE DEVIN TOWNSEND ...

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BLUDGEON To Release Live DVD

Chicago-based metallers BLUDGEON will release a live DVD/CD, entitled "Crucified Live", on September 22 through MANOWAR's label imprint, Magic Circle Music. The DVD/CD package is "nothing short of a mind-numbing experience for any fan of heavy metal!" according to an official press release. "Watch out for yourself as BLUDGEON is unleashed, for the first time, ...

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LACUNA COIL Go Acoustic: Audio Available

On the eve of their 16-date tour with TYPE O NEGATIVE and 10-show run with ANTHRAX, LACUNA COIL flew in from Milan, Italy into Boston, Massachusetts to perform a never-before-attempted, world debut acoustic set of "Aeon" and "Heaven's A Lie" from their recent release, "Comalies", and "Senzafine" from 2001's "Unleashed Memories" on radio station WAAF ...

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CHAOSBREED: Helsinki Live Photos Posted Online

CHAOSBREED, the new Finnish death metal supergroup consisting of drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF), bassist Oppu Laine (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI), guitarist Marko Tarvonen (MOONSORROW), guitarist Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS), and vocalist Taneli Jarva (ex-SENTENCED, THE BLACK LEAGUE), have posted pictures from their first-ever live performance at Stella Star in Helsinki on July 11 at this location. ...

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