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OZZY OSBOURNE To Perform On "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

OZZY OSBOURNE will perform on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" at the end of May (exact date to be announced).

The final artwork for OZZY OSBOURNE's new album, "Black Rain", is available for viewing at this location.

"Black Rain" track listing:
01. Not Going Away
02. I Don't Wanna Stop
03. Black Rain
04. Lay Your World on Me
05. The Almighty Dollar
06. 11 Silver
07. Civilize the Universe
08. Here For You
09. Countdown's Begun
10. Trap Door


McAllen (25-4-2007)


On October 27th NUCLEAR BLAST will celebrate its 20th anniversary and therefore throws a nice party. For 45 euros only (excl. Pre-sale fee) you will be able to see BLIND GUARDIAN, DIMMU BORGIR, SUBWAY TO SALLY, KATAKLYSM plus one more top act and several special guests and surprises. The party will take place at Stuttgart ґs Schleyerhalle and the first 1000 people ordering a ticket via http://shop.nuclearblast.de will get a limited festival shirt for free. There will also be the festival-page www.nuclearblast-festival.de shortly on air, where you can read all news and all infos you need.


OBITUARYs new album release date

Candlelight Records has set a September 11 U.S. release date for the forthcoming album from death metal legends OBITUARY. Recording of the currently untitled album is already underway with the CD's completion expected for June 1.


First live DVD LEAVES EYES on the Viking ship

For the recording to their first live DVD at Metal Female Voices Festival, LEAVESґEYES had a very special idea. Instead of playing on a regular stage, they have opted to build a 10-meter long Viking ship, in accordance to the theme of Vinland Saga & Legend Land. On this ship, the band will perform their live-show.


MAYHEM's new album enters Norwegian chart at #12

MAYHEM's latest CD, "Ordo Ad Chao", has entered the Norwegian album chart at position No. 12, the band's highest position ever, reports Norwegian music industry weekly "Faro Journalen".
MAYHEM has only once before been on the Norwegian charts, when the band's last album, "Chimaira", reached No. 28 in 2004.



Dutch female-fronted symphonic metal band EPICA has signed a deal with Nuclear Blast Records.

Formed by guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Mark Jansen (ex-AFTER FOREVER) in 2002, EPICA has so far released three albums, among them a full-length soundtrack in the vein of Hollywood composers Hans Zimmer and Danny Elfman. The Dutch metallers have already played in 24 countries, and have completed successful tours in Europe, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and the USA.

EPICA will embark on a North American headlining tour in September. Support at the shows will come from the Austrian/American "epic metal" band VISIONS OF ATLANTIS.

EPICA is currently recording its new album at Gate Studios in Wolfsburg, Germany. The CD, which is being produced by Sascha Paeth, will feature a session appearance by GOD DETHRONED drummer Ariën van Weesenbeek. EPICA has yet to name a full-time drummer following the departure of Jeroen Simons in 2006.

EPICA's previously announced live DVD, which was filmed on May 4, 2006 at Paradiso in Amsterdam, Holland, has been delayed until later this year, according to a posting on the group's official web site. The band's latest album, "Consign to Oblivion", was recorded in early 2005 and features a guest contribution from KAMELOT vocalist Roy Khan.


АРКОНА - презентация новой концертной программы

May, 26 - presentation of the new concert program of Russian metal band ARKONA.

"Ot Serdtsa K Nebu" ("From Heart To Sky") - it's the name of ARKONA's 4th album, which will be started to record after the show day (26.05) is Moscow club "Relax". Band will play new songs!

For the true fans of ARKONA, musicians will play then songs "Марена", which won in the poll on www.arkona-russia.com for the first and last time!


HELLION - first video for "Hear the Voice"

Ukrainian thrash metal maniacs HELLION have finished the work on their first video for song "Hear the Voice" from debut album "Strong Enough". Director is Viktor Priduvalov.

Желающие ознакомиться перейдите по ссылке' .


WYKKED WYTCH - album update

WYKKED WYTCH has issued the following update:
"Here is an update on the current status of the release of our new album "Memories of a Dying Whore". The album was completed in December and we are currently seeking a new label to release the album. After parting ways with our label SixSixSix Records, we had a couple of deals that didn't happen and this has caused the delay in the release."
WYKKED WYTCH last year posted the uncensored video for the track "Awakened" at YouTube.com. A new edit of the video, including fresh audio, will be included as a multimedia file on the upcoming album.


THE GATHERING - brand new webshop

Message from THE GATHERING:

"Dear everyone,

We have just opened our brand new Gathering webshop!
The shop is welcoming you at shop.gathering.nl'
You will find a fine selection of CDs, LPs, DVDs and other merchandising items and we will try to keep our prices as low as possible!

To celebrate this, we have a special offer that is running till end of July 2007! Come check it out on the shop!

We hope you will visit it soon!
the Gathering & TG webteam!"


EMPTY DREAMS - new 3 songs onlline

The Transilvanian melodic metalband, EMPTY DREAMS, has released a new product: Solar Waltz.

All 3 songs of the new creation are available as free downloads on the official website of the band: www.emptydreams.ro' ,untill the 30th of April.


SODAMNED - "On The Gallows" demo available for download

The brazilian death metal band SODAMNED posted their demo On The Gallows for download. It was released in 2003 and has the following track list:

01. Hanged
02. Sodamned
03. Dreams and Tears
04. Graveyard of Secrets

Mp3 files of all the songs and also the artwork are available for download. The links of the files, hosted by Nitro Sound Solutions (www.nitross.com) are available in the band's MySpace page' as the new song, Locked in the Garret, which will be part of their next release.


HEREGE - Remastered songs available only on Internet

The traditional heavy metal band HEREGE posted new versions of the songs "Call Me Herege" and "Flag of the Metal", originally released in the 2003 demo Rise of the Fair, Fall of the Church.

About the new songs the guitarist Dalton Castro, responsible for remastering them, comments: "...since those songs are really good and when we recorded them the production quality was low, I decided to add some details which make them to sound with more energy. Right now we decided to make these versions exclusive for Internet instead of adding as bonus, but maybe we do it in future editions."

The new versions are available in the band's website' and MySpace' .

Actually Herege is finishing their debut full length and will give more information about it soon.


PROFUNDI - 100 limited metal boxes for new album

Jens Ryden, one man army of PROFUNDI (ex Naglfar vocalist) seems to be into collector's items.
He designed a special ltd. 100 metal box version of the "The Omega Rising" album containing a ltd. patch, shirt and a special ltd. inlay handnumbered and signed by himself.

As for ordering please go the label's webpage' . Hurry, these will be sold out fast!

If you prefer checking out the sound of this release please follow the link' to the PROFUNDI ecard.


МАСТЕР- autograph-session in Moscow

LACUNA COIL's new video

LACUNA COIL's new video 'Within me' can be viewed at this location' .


MACBETH have finished recording their fourth album

MACBETH have finished recording their fourth album. According to a press release, the CD will feature ten tracks and a "renewed sound."


New idol from Finland

According to the Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat, Timo Tolkki (STRATOVARIUS), Tomi Putaansuu (a.k.a. Mr. Lordi; LORDI), Marco Hietala (NIGHTWISH, TAROT), Janne Joutsenniemi (SUBURBAN TRIBE), Tony Kakko (SONATA ARCTICA) and Jarkko Ahola (TERДSBETONI) are among the metal musicians who will contribute material to the upcoming debut album from the winner of the Finnish national TV talent competition "Idols", 22-year-old heavy metal singer Ari Koivunen. The CD will be produced by Nino Laurenne (THUNDERSTONE) and Pasi Heikkilд (45 DEGREE WOMAN) and is tentatively scheduled for release in Finland on June 6.


CREMATORY - autograph-session in Moscow

The meeting with fans will take place 19 april in Moscow in shop "Зиг-Заг" (m.Kievskaya)


The True Story of JUDAS PRIEST

Omnibus Press will publish Neil Daniels' book "Defenders of the Faith: The True Story of Judas Priest" book in September. According to the book's official description, "Defenders of the Faith" — which is said to be "the first definitive biography of the metal Gods" — "reveals how a group of poor, working-class lads followed in their heroes footsteps.”


ARCTURUS are splitted up

Norwegian extreme metal band ARCTURUS has posted the following message on its web site:

"A lot of rumours have been going around after our gig in Melbourne. Simen opened the concert with the words 'Welcome to the last ARCTURUS show ever.' This is a decision we made some time ago. We all have a lot of things going on in our carreers and our lives, and therefore cannot find the time to continue working with this band.”

"We are humble and grateful to all the people that have supported and loved us over the years."


GORGOROTHs Infernus new label

Guitarist Infernus (real name: Roger Tiegs) of the Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH has started his own record label, Forces of Satan Records.


Scarlet Records release first ever DVD

Scarlet Records is going to release the label's first ever DVD on the 16th April. 'Deliver Us From Evil' is the confirmed title for the label's latest effort, a compilation which will include video clips and live clips from some of its most significant artists, such as Necrodeath ('Master Of Morphine'), Vision Divine (We Are, We Are Not'), Hatesphere ('Only The Strongest…', recorded live at France's Hellfest), Barcode ('Fuck What You Say') or Allhelluja ('Superhero Motherfucker Superman', directed by renowed artist Chad Michael Ward) to name a few. Here's the complete tracklist:

1) Necrodeath – Master Of Morphine
2) Stormlord – Under The Boards
3) Allhelluja – Superhero Motherfucker Superman
4) Disarmonia Mundi – Celestial Furnace
5) Barcode – Fuck What You Say
6) Hatesphere – Only The Strongest…(LIVE)
7) Slowmotion Apocalypse – The Insomniac
8) Kayser – Good Citizen
9) Phaze I – Scream Of Dying Dogs
10) Cadaveria – Spell
11)The Defaced – Once In Between
12) Vision Divine – We Are, We Are Not (LIVE)
13) Disarmonia Mundi – Red Clouds


New videoclip from U.D.O.

U.D.O. just finished the video clip for the new U.D.O. single "The Wrong Side Of Midnight" (Release Date April, 27). The new full length album "Mastercutor" will be released on May, 18. Check the pictures of the video shoot to get an appeal of "The Wrong Side Of Midnight"

"Mastercutor" tracklist:
01. Mastercutor
02. The Wrong Side Of Midnight
03. The Instigator
04. One Lone Voice
05. We Do - For You
06. Walker Of The Dark
07. Master Of Disaster
08. Tears Of A Clown
09. Vendetta
10. The Devil Walks Alone
11. Dead Man's Eyes
12. Crash Bang Crash


English version of gothic-metal band FORGIVE-ME-NOT album “Suicide Service”

"Suicide Service" трек-лист:
01. SS.071
02. Bittersweet Mixture
03. Between Your Deaths
04. It’s Time
05. Virtual Trap
06. Early Snow
07. My Poison
08. (You Are) Living Pictures
09. Together
10. Craving For The End
11. Memory…



New single BLIND GUARDIAN "Another Stranger Me"

Release date of new single BLIND GUARDIAN "Another Stranger Me"
is 4 May on Nuclear Blast.

"Another Stranger Me" track-listing:
01. Another Stranger Me
02. All The Kingґs Horses
03. Dream A Little Dream Of Me
04. Lionheart (demo)
05. The Edge (demo)
06. Another Stranger Me (video)


RASTA to play on MASTERS OF ROCK 2007

Belarus-based modern synth metal RASTA continues to attack big European stages.

After last year successeful performance in Czech Republic on Brutal Assault festival, the band was invited to take part in the biggest Czech rock festival - MASTERS OF ROCK 2007 (12-15 July 2007)




This year's METAL SPIRIT RESSURECTION RUSSIAN TOUR will be supported by THE FLAMING ARTS. One band of our agency - Polish death metal band HATE will be the headliner of the tour, which will take part in eleven biggest cities of Russia. Wait for the Armageddon in your city!

HATE (Poland), SINFUL (Moscow), ACT OF GOD (Perm, Moscow), LITTLE DEAD BERTHA (Voronezh), TARTHARIA (Saint-Petersburg), GOTHIC SKY (Michurinsk), DEMOGORGON (Yoshkar-Ola)

19.04 - Saint-Petersburg "Arctica"
20.04 - Moscow "Plan-B"
21.04 - Michurinsk "DK Avangard"
22.04 - Voronezh "100 Ruchyov"
23.04 - Липецк "DK ЛКЗ"
24.04 - Saransk "ДК Stroitel"
25.04 - Ulyanovsk "Zal Filarmonii"
26.04 - Samara "Rok-Podval"
27.04 - Yoshkar-Ola "Tonnel"
28.04 - Kirov "CO Pobeda"
29.04 - Kazan "Krylya"
30.04 - Cheboksary "TBA"



CEPHALIC CARNAGE has unveiled the first new track, "Endless Cycle of Violence", from their upcoming full-length album "Xenosapien", via the band's MySpace page' . "Endless Cycle of Violence", the album's lead-off track, will also be the first video from the record.

"Xenosapien" was recorded by the band and longtime producer/engineer Dave Otero at their studio in Denver, CO and is set for a May 29 North American release (May 28 internationally) via Relapse. The album’s artwork, designed by Orion Landau, can be previewed at this location.

"Xenosapien" track listing:
01. Endless Cycle of Violence
02. Divination & Volition
03. Molting
04. Touched By An Angel
05. Vaporized
06. Heptarchy
07. G.lobal O.verhaul D.evice
08. Let Them So Long As They Fear
09. The Omega Point
10. Megacosm of the Aquaphobics
11. Ov Vicissitude


MANTICORA: New Album Details Revealed; Audio Samples Available

Danish power metallers MANTICORA have revealed the artwork and track listing for their sixth full-length album, "The Black Circus Part 2 - Disclosure". The companion CD to last year's "The Black Circus, Part 1 – Letters" was mixed at the Jailhouse studios in Horsens, Denmark between January 25, 2007 and February 1 with producer Tommy Hansen (HELLOWEEN, TNT, PRETTY MAIDS, FATE). A May/June release via Locomotive Music is expected.

"The Black Circus Part 2 - Disclosure" track listing:
01. Entrance
02. Beauty Will Fade
03. Gypsies' Dance Part 2
04. Intuneric V
05. Haita Di Lupi
06. When The Soulreapers Cry
07. Intuneric VI
08. All That Remain
09. Intuneric VII
10. Of Madness In Its Purity
11. Shadows With Tales To Tell - Live In The Black Circus (bonus track Asia)
14. Tour Diary 2005 (bonus video CD Asia)

Check out audio samples at this location' .

According to a posting on MANTICORA's web site, the following guest musicians appear on the CD:

* Jacob Hansen (INVOCATOR, ANUBIS GATE) on vocals
* Teddy Möller (LOCH VOSTOK, WUTHERING HEIGHTS) on growls
* Finn Zierler (BEYOND TWILIGHT) doing a keyboard solo
* Andreas Lindahl (WUTHERING HEIGHTS, ex-PLATITUDE) doing some keyboard leads and solos

As previously reported, MANTICORA recently recorded a cover of TANKARD's "Total Addiction" ("a real thrash metal classic!!!" according to the band) for a TANKARD tribute album, to be released later in the year by AFM Records.


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