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SLIPKNOT, CHESTER BENNINGTON, LACUNA COIL Featured On 'Underworld: Evolution' Soundtrack

Billboard.com is reporting that the soundtrack for "Underworld: Evolution" will boast a host of exclusive selections, including the first solo recording from LINKIN PARK vocalist Chester Bennington and a song from the TOOL-affiliated side project PUSCIFER, which features vocalist Maynard James Keenan and former NINE INCH NAILS guitarist Danny Lohner. Other cuts featured ...

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LACUNA COIL To Play One-Off London Show

Italian female-fronted metallers LACUNA COIL have announced a one-off show at the Forum in London, U.K. on March 5, 2006. LACUNA COIL's new album, "Karmacode", is tentatively scheduled for release in March 2006 via Century Media Records. The highly anticipated follow-up to 2002's "Comalies" was co-produced once again by Waldemar Sorychta and was mixed by ...

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IN FLAMES: London Date Announced

According to BaconMusic.co.uk, Swedish metallers IN FLAMES will follow up the release of their new album, "Come Clarity", with a headlining show in London on March 22, 2006 at the Forum. More U.K. (and European) headlining dates are expected to be announced soon. IN FLAMES' new album, "Come Clarity", will include a free bonus DVD ...

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THE MERCY CLINIC: More West Coast Dates Announced

THE MERCY CLINIC, the new San Francisco Bay Area-based band featuring former DAMAGEPLAN frontman Patrick Lachman, guitarists Brian Harrah (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC) and Josh Stinson (DRIST), bassist Steed Najera (TRIPLE SEVEN), and drummer Bevan Davies (DANZIG, COMES WITH THE FALL, JERRY CANTRELL), have lined up the following dates in January: Jan. 06 - The Boardwalk ...

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IN FLAMES, TRIVIUM, DEVILDRIVER: More Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for IN FLAMES' upcoming North American headlining tour in support of their highly anticipated new album, "Come Clarity". Support at the shows will come from Orlando's TRIVIUM, California's DEVILDRIVER and Greensburg, Pennsylvania's ZAO. The dates are as follows: Jan. 25 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theatre Jan. 26 - Las ...

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TRISTANIA Select Producer For New Album

Norwegian symphonic metal band TRISTANIA have posted the following message on their official web site: "The band feels it is about time to reveal some more details regarding the upcoming album. "It looks like it will be recorded in March, and they are happy to announce that it will be produced by Waldemar Sorychta [LACUNA ...

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IN FLAMES: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new IN FLAMES track, entitled "Take This Life", has been made available for download at this location (MP3, 4.14 MB). The song is the first single off the group's upcoming album, "Come Clarity", whch is scheduled for a February 7, 2006 North American release through Ferret Records. The CD will be issued ...

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URN Sign With ROTTING CORPSE RECORDS

Chicago-based band URN have inked a deal with Rotting Corpse Records. The group have entered the studio to begin recording their new album, "Dancing with the Demigods", for an early 2006 release. A video for the single "Shadow Dancer" — featuring psychic vampire and author Michelle Belanger, who will also be featured for additional vocals ...

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THE MERCY CLINIC: Former DAMAGEPLAN Frontman Schedules Hollywood Date

THE MERCY CLINIC, the new San Francisco Bay Area-based band featuring former DAMAGEPLAN frontman Patrick Lachman, guitarists Brian Harrah (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC) and Josh Stinson (DRIST), bassist Steed Najera (TRIPLE SEVEN), and drummer Bevan Davies (DANZIG, COMES WITH THE FALL, JERRY CANTRELL), will be performing at the Viper Room in West Hollywood, California on December ...

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IN FLAMES: More U.S. Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for IN FLAMES' upcoming North American headlining tour in support of their highly anticipated new album, "Come Clarity". Support at the shows will come from Orlando's TRIVIUM, California's DEVILDRIVER and Greensburg, Pennsylvania's ZAO. The dates are as follows Jan. 25 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theatre Jan. 26 - Las ...

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DAYLIGHT DIES: 'Dismantling Devotion' Release Date Confirmed

Candlelight Records has confirmed a March 7, 2006 U.S. release date for the new DAYLIGHT DIES album, entitled "Dismantling Devotion". It is the second full-length album from the band, currently headquartered in North Carolina, and officially ends a four-year recording gap. The near hour-long "Dismantling Devotion" is a giant step forward for the already popular ...

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IN FLAMES: New Album To Include Bonus DVD

The forthcoming IN FLAMES album, "Come Clarity", will include a free bonus DVD featuring the band performing the album in full in a rehearsal room, akin to what METALLICA did with initial versions of their "St. Anger" album. In addition, one of the album's songs — "Dead End" — features the vocals of Swedish singer/songwriter ...

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IN FLAMES, TRIVIUM, DEVILDRIVER: First U.S. Dates Announced

Six dates have been announced for IN FLAMES' upcoming North American headlining tour in support of their highly anticipated new album, "Come Clarity". Support at the shows will come from Orlando's TRIVIUM, California's DEVILDRIVER and Greensburg, Pennsylvania's ZAO. The dates are as follows Jan. 25 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theatre Jan. 28 - Los ...

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THE MERCY CLINIC Open For BLACK LABEL SOCIETY In Los Angeles: Photos Available

THE MERCY CLINIC, the new San Francisco Bay Area-based band featuring former DAMAGEPLAN frontman Patrick Lachman, guitarists Brian Harrah (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC) and Josh Stinson (DRIST), bassist Steed Najera (TRIPLE SEVEN), and drummer Bevan Davies (DANZIG, COMES WITH THE FALL, JERRY CANTRELL), made their live debut as the opening act for BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and ...

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THE MERCY CLINIC To Open For BLACK LABEL SOCIETY In California

THE MERCY CLINIC, the new San Francisco Bay Area-based band featuring former DAMAGEPLAN frontman Patrick Lachman, guitarists Brian Harrah (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC) and Josh Stinson (DRIST), bassist Steed Najera (TRIPLE SEVEN), and drummer Bevan Davies (DANZIG, COMES WITH THE FALL, JERRY CANTRELL), will be opening for BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and BRAND NEW SIN on the ...

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ARCH ENEMY Get Bands To Sign Their Book

According to Metal Hammer, Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY are on the road with the "Doomsday Book", a massive leather-bound book for bands and fans to sign. The plan is that one lucky fan will get the chance to win the book at the end of the tour. So far the book has been signed ...

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ZAO Added To IN FLAMES' North American Headlining Tour

Greensburg, Pennsylvania's ZAO have been added as one of the opening acts on IN FLAMES' upcoming North American headlining tour in support of their highly anticipated new album, "Come Clarity". Also appearing on the bill will be TRIVIUM and DEVILDRIVER. A late January 2006 West Coast launch is expected. The extended trek will represent IN ...

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THE MERCY CLINIC: Former DAMAGEPLAN Singer's New Band Schedules Live Debut

THE MERCY CLINIC, the new San Francisco Bay Area-based band featuring former DAMAGEPLAN frontman Patrick Lachman, guitarists Brian Harrah (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC) and Josh Stinson (DRIST), bassist Steed Najera (TRIPLE SEVEN), and drummer Bevan Davies (DANZIG, COMES WITH THE FALL, JERRY CANTRELL), will be making their live debut on Saturday, December 3 at the Blank ...

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EVERGREY Prepare To Enter Studio

The Gothenburg, Sweden-based metal band EVERGREY are preparing to enter the studio to record their sixth studio album, tentatively due in April 2006 via InsideOut Music. The production duties will be handled by the experienced team of Sanken Sandquist and Stefan Glaumann, who have previously worked with such artists as RAMMSTEIN, BON JOVI, BRITNEY SPEARS ...

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FLOWING TEARS Schedule One-Off Gig With EPICA

German female-fronted gothic metal band FLOWING TEARS have announced a one-off co-headlining show with EPICA on November 24 at Kulturfabrik in Krefeld, Germany. FLOWING TEARS are currently writing material for their seventh release, tentatively due in early 2006 via Century Media Records. The band's' latest album, "Razorbliss", received its long-overdue U.S. release on July 12 ...

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Third Age of the Sun - BATTLELORE

They may look like a junior-league theater troupe at a parking-lot Renaissance faire, but BATTLELORE are all business when it comes to creating enchanting, Tolkien-inspired medieval metal with a groove. Similar in sound to (but less complex and mystical than) Holland's ORPHANAGE, BATTLELORE mix tasteful Euro-metal with death and female vocals, atmospheric keyboards, and lilting ...

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IN FLAMES Check In From U.K. Tour

Sweden's IN FLAMES have posted the following message on their official web site: "One week has past since we left for the tour with MOTÖRHEAD and our first real U.K. tour. "Things are working out really well as planned and we want to thank everyone for making us feel so welcome and for making the ...

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LACUNA COIL's CRISTINA SCABBIA: 'We Did Not Become A Different Kind Of Band'

LACUNA COIL frontwoman Cristina Scabbia recently spoke to Decibel magazine about "Karmacode", the group's long-awaited follow-up to their 2002 breakthrough album "Comalies". "The album is a trip through different spiritualities, not specific religions," Cristina said. "We wanted to analyze how religion and spirituality can in our day coexist. Look at the title — we mix ...

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Former THY MAJESTIE Singer Producing Italy's VIOLET SUN

Former THY MAJESTIE and current PLATENS singer Dario Grillo is currently producing a new album from the Italian gothic-power metal band VIOLET SUN, led by the soprano Alessandra Amata. The group's musicial style is being described as a mixture of "EVANESCENCE, NIGHTWISH, KOVENANT and LACUNA COIL." As previously reported, PLATENS (Haramaic word for "cosmic equilibrium") ...

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IN FLAMES, TRIVIUM, DEVILDRIVER To Team Up For U.S. Tour

IN FLAMES, TRIVIUM and DEVILDRIVER will be hitting the road together in late January for a full U.S. tour. No dates, cities or venues have been confirmed just yet, but the trek is expected to run through the end of February. As previously reported, IN FLAMES's new album, "Come Clarity", is scheduled for a February ...

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