FLOTSAM AND JETSAM are scheduled to release their long-awaited live DVD in late April/early May through the Cleopatra label. The as-yet-untitled disc is expected to include footage of the band performing at the Bash On Ash in Tempe, Arizona last July. In other news, the METALLICA tribute DVD Ч featuring FLOTSAM's rendition of "Damage Inc." Ч "should be scheduled for release very soon," according to FLOTSAM drummer Craig Nielsen. "A couple of different bigger labels are looking at picking it up."
Portuguese avantgarde metallers THANATOSCHIZO have set "Turbulence" as the title of their forthcoming third album, tentatively due this summer through Rage Of Achilles Records (Portugal will receive the album this spring through Misdeed Records). The follow-up to 2002's "InsomniousNightLift" was recorded at Porto's Rec N' Roll Studios with producer Luis Barros (drummer for AFM Records recording artists TARANTULA) and will be mastered at Germany's Area 51 studios by the legendary producer Tommy Newton (HELLOWEEN, CONCEPTION, VICTORY, ELEGY, ARK, TEN).
Italian "pagan metal" act ELVENKING have posted the cover art (painted by Duncan Storr) for their new album, "Wyrd", at this location' . "Wyrd" was mixed in December at the House Of Music facility in Stuttgart, Germany with producer Achim Kohler (PRIMAL FEAR, BRAINSTORM) and is tentatively due on March 15 through AFM Records.
The follow-up to 2001's "Heathenreel" will contain the following cuts:
01. A Poem for the Firmament 02. Another Haven 03. Disappearing Sands 04. A Fiery Stride 05. Jigsaw Puzzle 06. The Losers' Ball 07. Moonchariot 08. Midnight Circus 09. Pathfinders 10. The Perpetual Knot 11. The Silk Dilemma 12. Waves of Infinite Skies
AVAILABLE NOW! The debut album of Russian unholy sympho death metal band ACT OF GOD - УЕFor DemonФ. Code: OUP-11 MC Release date: 5 February 2004 Edition: Limited 1000 Style: Symphonic Death Metal with female back vocals, as if NIGHTWISH play death metal Retail / Wholesale prices (incl. Postage): 5 USD / 2 USD Total time: 29Т06Ф Cover: Pro-printed glossy with blasphemous lyrics and band photos Label: OUPIRIC Productions Label contact: Michael Nickolayev, PO Box 340, Kaluga-02, 248002 RUSSIA E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org'
Steev Esquivel (SKINLAB) and sound engineer Chris Hanson (MACHIENE HEAD, TECHNOCRACY, VIO-LENCE), finished the recordings of vocal parties for the song with working title "Show Me The Road", which you will hear on the second album of Moscow-based group HOSTILE BREED -"The Second Cut". The material was sent to Denmark for final mix. Jacob Hansen don't only mix the stuff, but also will do some guitar parties and will do the programming of the album. There will be also guest back vocalist for Color Of Freedom song - singer of Danish band SACRIFICIAL. Art studio Traum from Moscow continues to work on the cover artwork and layout. Russian edition will feature additional surprises.