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CONSTRUCDEAD To Record Live DVD

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, will be recording a live DVD during their appearance at Kolingsborg in Stockholm on April 1. The DVD will be produced by Charlie Granberg, who also produced the group's "Wounded" video. In other news, CONSTRUCDEAD were forced to cancel their previously announced show at Purgatory ...

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ARISE: Release Date Set For 'The Beautiful New World'

Spinefarm Records has set an April 6 release date for the third album from Swedish death/thrash metallers ARISE, entitled "The Beautiful New World". The follow-up to 2003's "Kings Of The Cloned Generation", "The Beautiful New World" was recorded at StudioMega in Bollebygd, Sweden and was produced by ARISE and Mr. Silver. Check out 50-second sound ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC To Support HED P.E. In February

DRY KILL LOGIC will be supporting HED P.E. on the following dates in February Feb. 03 - The Blue Cat ­ Bellefontaine, OH Feb. 04 - The Agora Theatre ­ Cleveland, OH Feb. 05 - Harpo¹s ­ Detroit, MI Feb. 08 - Planet Rock ­ Battle Creek, MI Feb. 09 - Clearwater Theatre ­ W. ...

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IN FLAMES Win 'Best Rock/Metal Album' Award At Sweden's P3 GULD

Sweden's IN FLAMES won the "P3 Guld" award from radio station P3 in the "Best Rock/Metal Album Of The Year" category (for their 2004 release "Soundtrack to Your Escape"). Other nominees in the "Rock/Metal" category included NASUM (for "Shift"), THE HIVES (for "Tyrannosaurus Hives"), THE HAUNTED (for "rEVOLVEr") and CULT OF LUNA (for "Salvation"). The ...

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SOULFORGE To Begin Recording New Album

Montreal-based band SOULFORGE will enter the studio January 22 with producer Jean-François Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MALEVOLENT CREATION, MISERY INDEX) to begin recording their second album. The as-yet-untitled CD will be mixed in February by Fred Maloney. SOULFORGE, whose debut album, 2002's "Duality", was released through Great White North Records, are currently seeking a new label home. ...

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SUSPERIA Nominated For Norway's ALARM Award

Norwegian metallers SUSPERIA have received a nomination for best album in the "Metal" category of the respected Norwegian Alarm Awards, which will take place in Oslo on Saturday, February 5. The band have been recognized for their acclaimed "Unlimited" album, which was released last year through the Tabu label in Europe and Candlelight in the ...

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DESPISED ICON Sign Worldwide Deal With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

After a lengthy bidding war, the Canadian deathcore six-piece DESPISED ICON have signed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The group’s brutal mixture of death metal and grindcore will quickly appeal to fans of such artists as DYING FETUS, NASUM and PREMONITIONS OF WAR, while still being able to catch the attention of fans ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD: New EP To Surface In April

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, will release their new EP, "Wounded", on April 13 in Sweden and April 18 in the rest of the world. The CD, which was recorded at Fear And Loathing Studio (co-owned by CLAWFINGER and MESHUGGAH), will contain three brand new songs and the "Wounded" video. ...

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MISERY INDEX: New Song Available For Download

A brand new MISERY INDEX track, entitled "The Imperial Ambition", has been made available for download at this location. "The Imperial Ambition" comes off the group's newly released "Dissent" EP, which features "nearly 17 minutes of new songs, including the four-part title track 'Dissent' and blast-tastic 'Defector'," according to a posting on the ...

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PAIN: New Single, Album Release Dates Announced

According to online CD vendor CDON.com, PAIN's new single, "Same Old Song", is scheduled for release on December 29, 2004. The group's new full-length album, "Dancing With the Dead", will surface on January 26, 2005. As previously reported, a video for "Same Old Song" was scheduled to be shot with director Mikeadelica, who has previously ...

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DRACONIAN: 'Arcane Rain Fell' To Surface In January

Napalm Records has set a January 24, 2005 release date for the sophomore album from the Swedish gothic doom metal band DRACONIAN, entitled "Arcane Rain Fell". The follow-up to last year's "Where Lovers Mourn" was recorded at Studio Underground in Västerås, Sweden and contains "more than 60 minutes of music," according to a posting on ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD: 'Wounded' EP Artwork Posted Online

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have posted the cover artwork for their upcoming EP, "Wounded", at this location. The CD, which was recorded at Fear And Loathing Studio (co-owned by CLAWFINGER and MESHUGGAH), will contain three brand new songs and the "Wounded" video. An early 2005 release is ...

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AMEN: CASEY CHAOS Box Set Available For Pre-Order

An AMEN/Casey Chaos box set, entitled "Pisstory: A Catalogue of Accidents/A Lifetime of Mistakes", is available for pre-order at CDBaby.com. Having released three albums in the last few years on three separate major labels, as well as two limited-edition, self-released, self-funded, fan club-only CDs, this four-disc do-it-yourself box set comprises 90 tracks and ...

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PARADISE LOST: Early Live Performance Released On DVD

Cherry Red has released a DVD version of PARADISE LOST's "Live Death" — a gig filmed in 1989, shortly before the release of the group's debut album, "Lost Paradise". The DVD contains the following tracks: 01. Deadly Inner Sense 02. Frozen Illusion 03. Breeding Fear 04. Paradise Lost 05. Our Saviour 06. Rotting Misery 07. ...

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PAIN Announce Swedish Tour

Sweden's PAIN, the band led by acclaimed metal producer and HYPOCRISY frontman Peter Tägtgren, have announced the details of their Swedish tour in support of their upcoming CD, "Dancing With the Dead". The dates are as follows: Jan. 27 – Malmö, SWE @ KB Jan. 28 - Karlskrona, SWE @ Kino Jan. 29 - Göteborg, ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: Early Album Reissues Detailed

DARK TRANQUILLITY's "Lost to Apathy" EP has entered the Swedish single chart at position No. 47. View the whole chart here. "We didn't expect to hit the charts with a fast-paced thrash fest with screaming vocals, so this is definately good news," the band write on their web site. In other news, DARK ...

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PAIN Name New Album

Sweden's PAIN, the band led by acclaimed metal producer and HYPOCRISY frontman Peter Tägtgren, have set "Dancing With the Dead" as the title of their forthcoming CD, tentatively due in February/March 2005 via Stockholm Records. As previously reported, the first single from the upcoming CD will be "Same Old Song". A video for the track ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD Finish Mastering New EP

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have finished mastering their new EP, "Wounded", at Polar Studios in Stockholm. Photos from the mastering session can be viewed at this location. "The sound is killer, and we even got 'Wounded' [the song] sounding better as we decided to re-master it for ...

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CHIMAIRA Drummer To Guest On New DAATH Album

Kevin Talley (CHIMAIRA, DYING FETUS, MISERY INDEX) will lay down a few tracks on the upcoming sophomore album from Atlanta-based technical death metallers DAATH. The CD, entitled "The Hinderers", will also feature guest guitar solos by Jim Malone (ARSIS) and James Murphy (TESTAMENT, OBITUARY, DEATH). Murphy is also scheduled to mix the record, which is ...

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PAIN: Studio Report Posted Online

SwedishMetal.net has posted a "pre-listening" report on the upcoming PAIN studio album, tentatively due in January 2005 via Stockholm Records. Check it out here. As previously reported, the first single from the upcoming CD will be "Same Old Song". A video for the track was scheduled to be shot with director Mikeadelica, who ...

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IMPALED NAZARENE: Live Album Delayed

IMPALED NAZARENE singer Mika Luttinen has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Here is the update about our live album and let me tell you, somebody out there seem to be against this album a lot. "Original plan (as it was announced here earlier) was to record three shows in Italy. ...

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EXMORTEM: New Song Available For Download

Earache/Wicked World Records has set a January 17, 2005 release date for the fifth album from Danish death metallers EXMORTEM, entitled "Nihilistic Contentment". The CD was recorded over a four-week period at Antfarm Studio in Aarhus, Denmark with producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, HATESPHERE, MNEMIC). "Nihilistic Contentment" track listing: 01. Flesh Havoc 02. Bitter Disciplin ...

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TROUBLE Schedule Live Dates

Reunited Chicago doomsters TROUBLE have lined up the following dates during November: Nov. 19 - Penny Road Pub - Barrington, IL Nov. 27 - Night Caps - Chicago, IL As previously reported, TROUBLE are currently in negotiations with three different labels about the release of the band's recently completed uplugged CD, "Simple Mind Condition", as ...

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