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KREATOR's MILLE Offers Update On Live CD/DVD

KREATOR guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza has posted the following update via the band's official web site: "Dear friends, fans and supporters, "We currently spend a lot of time in the studio with [producer] Andy Sneap, listening to and mixing the material we've recorded on the last tour. Most of the songs came out great, well maybe ...

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NAIL WITHIN Announce New Drummer

Israeli thrashers NAIL WITHIN (formerly EMBLAZE) have announced the addition to the group's lineup of drummer Ido Levy. "Ido is a highly professional talented drummer, 25 years old, who played in the last years in bands as CAMAL JAMAL, BETRAYER and HUMAN SECTOR," reads a message on the band's official web site. NAIL WITHIN's self-titled ...

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KREATOR To Return For Another North American Tour

German thrash pioneers KREATOR have plans to return to North America for another tour later in the year, according to a posting on the World Management web site. KREATOR's upcoming live CD, "Live Kreation (Revisioned Glory)" , was recently mixed by producer Andy Sneap for an early 2003 release through SPV Records. According to the ...

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NAIL WITHIN Sign With LISTENABLE RECORDS

Israeli thrashers NAIL WITHIN (formerly EMBLAZE) have inked a two-album deal with France's Listenable Records. The group's self-titled debut, which was produced by Harris Johns (SODOM, KREATOR, DESTRUCTION) at Spiderhouse Studio in Lutte, Germany, is set to surface in February 2003. An 11-track effort, the album features guest appearances by KREATOR frontman Mille Petrozza, ex-AT ...

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CENTINEX To Re-Release Back Catalog

Sweden's CENTINEX spent a day at Black Lounge Studios in early December editing and digitally mastering their back catalog, planned for re-release by Candlelight Records in 2003. Each CD will include bonus material previously unavailable and new artwork. Of special interest are the band's remakes of KREATOR's "Ripping Corpse" and DEATH's "Mutilation", the latter of ...

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DESTRUCTION, KREATOR To Play Russia

DESTRUCTION and KREATOR will perform at a thrash metal festival in Moscow, Russia on Mar. 29, 2003. In other news, a live DESTRUCTION album, "Live Devastation", will be released via King Records in Japan ahead of the group's appearances there in May. A worldwide release is expected in the fall. ...

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KREATOR Prepare To Mix Live Album

KREATOR's upcoming live CD, "Live Kreation (Revisioned Glory)" , is scheduled to be mixed by producer Andy Sneap during December for an early 2003 release through SPV Records. According to the group's official web site, the accompanying booklet will contain 36 pages with photos from the last tour and a "quite brutal" painting by Andreas ...

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AFTER ALL Ink Deal With MAUSOLEUM RECORDS

Belgium's AFTER ALL have signed a deal with Mausoleum Records for the release of their latest album, "Mercury Rising". Produced by Harris Johns, renowned for his work with VOIVOD and KREATOR, the CD was recorded at the Spiderhouse Studios in Berlin, Germany and reportedly features "a much heavier and more thrash metal-oriented" sound than that ...

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BLACK CLOUD Announce Set List For THRASHBACK FESTIVAL

BLACK CLOUD, the Quebec-based "all-star" thrash metal tribute band consisting of ex-VOIVOD bassist Jean-Yves Thériault (a.k.a. Blacky), ex-OBLIVEON guitarist Pierre Rémillard, MARTYR guitarist Daniel Mongrain, CRYPTOPSY drummer Flo Mounier, GHOULUNATICS vocalist Patrick Mireault, and B.A.R.F. frontman Marc Vaillancourt, have announced the set list for their upcoming appearance at Le Medley in Montreal, Quebec on Nov. ...

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KREATOR's MILLE PETROZZA Talks Politics: 'BUSH Is An Idiot'

KREATOR frontman Mille Petrozza has publicly expressed his disapproval for the foreign policy of the Bush administration and the possibility of the U.S. waging war on Iraq. "A lot of Americans [I spoke to] on [KREATOR's most recent U.S.] tour have told me that they don't agree with some things that Bush does," Petrozza told ...

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SATYRICON Video Posted Online

Norway's SATYRICON has made available for streaming the video for the track "Fuel For Hatred" from the group's current "Volcano" opus at this location. The clip was directed by acclaimed Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund, who has previously worked with METALLICA, MADONNA, and THE PRODIGY, among others. In other news, SATYRICON has posted the ...

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DESTRUCTION Cancel UK Tour

German thrashers DESTRUCTION have officially cancelled their participation in the "Hell Comes To The UK" tour with KREATOR due to a broken hand suffered by bassist/vocalist Schmier. The band hope to make up the dates in early 2003. "[The members of DESTRUCTION] feel terribly bad about the circumstances: 'Schmier's hand is fucked big time' and ...

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LULLACRY Finish Tracking Vocals, Prepare To Mix New CD

Finland's LULLACRY have finished recording the vocals for their as-yet-untitled third album and are currently laying down lead guitar parts and keyboards, which will be completed over the course of the next month. Mixings sessions for the album's projected first single, "Don't Touch The Flame", will begin on November 13 at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki. ...

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BLACK CLOUD: Video Clips, Band Photo Posted Online

BLACK CLOUD, the Quebec-based "all-star" thrash metal tribute band consisting of ex-VOIVOD bassist Jean-Yves Thériault (a.k.a. Blacky), ex-OBLIVEON guitarist Pierre Rémillard, MARTYR guitarist Daniel Mongrain, CRYPTOPSY drummer Flo Mounier, and GHOULUNATICS vocalist Patrick Mireault, have posted video clips of three songs performed during a recent rehearsal session in preparation for the group's November 9 gig ...

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AGATHODAIMON Off KREATOR/DESTRUCTION Gig In Bristol

Due to the last-minute venue change for the KREATOR/DESTRUCTION gig in Bristol, England, the previously announced exclusive participation of AGATHODAIMON at this Halloween show had to be cancelled as the other location doesn't want five bands on the bill. As a result, the group's appearance at Fiddler's Elbow in Peterborough had to be cancelled as ...

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DARK ANGEL Destroy Santa Ana With Unannounced Set

As widely anticipated, DARK ANGEL guitarist Jim Durkin, vocalist Ron Rinehart, and guitarist Eric Meyer joined drummer Al "Mayhem" Mendez and bassist Jeremy Peto (ex-MORGION) at the conclusion of DREAMS OF DAMNATION's opening set (featuring Durkin) at Monday night's KREATOR/DESTRUCTION gig at The Galaxy Theater in Santa Ana, California and tore into "Burning Of Sodom", ...

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KREATOR, DESTRUCTION To Headline Ireland's HELLFEST 2002

KREATOR and DESTRUCTION will headline Hellfest 2002, a one-day extreme metal festival scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 3rd at The Rosetta Bar in Belfast, Ireland. The complete list of acts confirmed to appear at the event is as follows: KREATOR DESTRUCTION DERANGED RIFFMASTER GENERAL GAMA BOMB WAYLANDER ABADDON INCARNATE COLDWAR HONEY FOR CHRIST ...

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GENE HOGLAN Forced To Skip 'Surprise' DARK ANGEL Performance

Drummer Gene Hoglan will be unable to participate in the rumored DARK ANGEL "surprise" appearance at the KREATOR/DESTRUCTION gig at The Galaxy Theater in Santa Ana, California on September 30th, guitarist Jim Durkin has informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "But as to not disappoint anyone who will be there early enough to see [Jim's new band] DREAMS OF ...

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AGATHODAIMON Begin Work On New Material, Part Ways With Vocalist

German black metallers AGATHODAIMON are currently working on the material for their as-yet-untitled fourth album, which they plan to record early next year for a tentative summer 2003 release. "We'll surely deliver an album that again combines elements of all previous albums, but also will further show some new elements in our sound," guitarist Sathonys ...

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KREATOR, DESTRUCTION Cancel Michigan Date

KREATOR and DESTRUCTION were forced to cancel the "replacement gig for the canceled show in Indianapolis in Grand Rapids, MI because the tour bus broke down and the band were stuck for a whole day," according to a statement posted on the two bands' respective web sites. "Nevertheless, DESTRUCTION & KREATOR continued with a new ...

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