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IN FLAMES Top Sweden's PEPSI LIVE Chart

IN FLAMES are currently topping Sweden's Pepsi Live chart with their video for "Touch of Red". View the whole chart at this location. The "Touch of Red" clip was shot in Los Angeles during late August/early September with director Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, CHILDREN ...

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IN FLAMES Begin Work On New Material

IN FLAMES are at home in Gothenburg, Sweden enjoying a well-deserved break after all the tours and gigs during 2004 in support of the band's latest CD, "Soundtrack to your Escape". Guitarists Björn Gelotte and Jesper Strömblad have already begun work on new material in the band's new studio. IN FLAMES' next live performance will ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Touch Of Red' Video Posted Online

IN FLAMES' video for the track "Touch of Red" is available for streaming via Nuclear Blast Records' web site at this location (Real Media). The "Touch of Red" clip was shot in Los Angeles during late August/early September with director Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, ...

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SAMAEL: European Tour Postponed

SAMAEL have postponed their European tour to February 2005 from the previously announced October/November, according to Germany's Rock Hard magazine. No reason was given for the postponement. SAMAEL's latest CD, "Reign of Light", will be released on October 11 through the band's own label, Galactical Recordings, with exclusive licenses to Regain Records (whole world except ...

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MNEMIC: 'Deathbox' Video Available For Download

Denmark's modern thrashers MNEMIC have uploaded the video for their new single, "Deathbox", at this location (MPG file, 37 MB). The video was directed by Patric Ulleaus (DIMMU BORGIR, IN FLAMES, LACUNA COIL) of Revolver Films at the Revolver Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden. "Deathbox" is the first single off MNEMIC's sophomore album, "The ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: 'Vredesbyrd' Video Clip In The Works

Swedish director Patric Ullaeus (LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES) of Revolver Film Company is working on a promotional clip for the DIMMU BORGIR track "Vredesbyrd", filmed at The Huntridge Theater in Las Vegas on July 30, 2004. "Vredesbyrd" comes off DIMMU BORGIR's most recent album, "Death Cult Armageddon" (2003), which has sold over 65,000 copies in ...

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Female Metal Singers Spotlighted In New Book

Angela Gossow (ARCH ENEMY), Anneke van Giersbergen (THE GATHERING), Floor Jansen (AFTER FOREVER), Simone Simons (EPICA), Sarah Jezebel Deva (CRADLE OF FILTH, THERION, MORTIIS), Cristina Scabbia (LACUNA COIL), Liv Kristine Espenaes (LEAVES' EYES, ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY), Nienke de Jong (AUTUMN) and Sharon den Adel (WITHIN TEMPTATION) are among the female singers featured in the book ...

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LACUNA COIL To Enter Studio In January/February

LACUNA COIL frontwoman Cristina Scabbia and guitarist Cristiano Migliore have spoken to Billboard.com about their burgeoning success in the wake of the group's appearance at this year's Ozzfest festival. The group's latest Century Media album, "Comalies" (2002), has sold 147,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, becoming the label's first ...

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MNEMIC: New MP3 Samples Posted Online

Two MP3 samples from the sophomore MNEMIC album, "The Audio Injected Soul", have been posted online at the the group's official web site. Check out the songs "Deathbox" and "Door 2.12" at this location. "The Audio Injected Soul", due on September 27 through Nuclear Blast Records, was recorded at AntFarm Studios in Aarhus, ...

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SAMAEL: 'Reign Of Light' Details Revealed

Swiss CD shop CeDe.ch has uploaded the album cover and complete track listing for the upcoming SAMAEL CD, "Reign of Light". Check it out here. "Reign of Light" track listing: 01. Moongate 02. Inch Allah 03. High Above 04. Reign of Light 05. On Earth 06. Telepath 07. Oriental Dawn 08. As the ...

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NOTRE DAME Announce New Drummer

NOTRE DAME, the Swedish band featuring drummer Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, DREAM EVIL), have announced the permanent addition of drummer Daniel "M" Moilanen (RELEVANT FEW, RUNEMAGICK, FUNERAL ORCHESTRA) to the group's ranks. Moilanen had previously performed with NOTRE DAME at this past summer's festivals as a temporary replacement for original drummer ...

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LACUNA COIL's SCABBIA Tops List Of Favorite Female Metal Singers

InsidePulse.com's Tom D'Errico and Gloomchen recently compiled a list of the top 10 female metal vocalists as part of the web site's "Opposing Elements" column. "Keeping with the theme of the column (Opposing Elements), we can't agree on everything," Tom writes. "So, while we each offered up three picks unopposed, we'll have to argue about ...

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IN FLAMES To Film Gothenburg Show For Upcoming DVD

Sweden's IN FLAMES will be filming their gig at the Sticky Fingers club in Gothenburg, Sweden on Tuesday (Sept. 7) for an upcoming DVD. As previously reported, IN FLAMES will also be recording their shows in Los Angeles and New York in late September for the DVD, tentatively due next year. The band will play ...

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MNEMIC: New Audio Samples Posted Online

Two audio samples from the sophomore MNEMIC album, "The Audio Injected Soul", have been posted online at the Nuclear Blast Records web site. "The Audio Injected Soul", due on September 27 through Nuclear Blast, was recorded at AntFarm Studios in Aarhus, Denmark with producer Tue Madsen and is said to be "much faster and more ...

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SAMAEL: 'Telepath' Single Audio Clips Available Online

Audio clips of all the tracks from the forthcoming SAMAEL single, "Telepath", can be downloaded at Cede.ch. The complete track listing for the single, due on September 6, is as follows: 01. Telepath (3:35) 02. Inch Allah (3:33) 03. Telepathic (remix) (4:19) 04. Inch Allah (karaoke version) (3:33) 05. Telepathic (instrumental version) (4:19) ...

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SAMAEL: New Audio Clip Posted Online

An audio clip of the new SAMAEL single, "Telepath", has been posted online at this location. "Telepath" comes off the group's upcoming full-length CD, "Reign of Light", tentatively due in October. "Reign of Light" will be released through the band's own label, Galactical Recordings, with exclusive licenses to Regain Records (whole world except ...

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FLOWING TEARS To Support SAMAEL In Europe

German goth metallers FLOWING TEARS have secured the opening slot on SAMAEL's upcoming European tour beginning on October 22 in Bald Salzungen, Germany. Commented FLOWING TEARS vocalist Helen Vogt: "Yes! We will tour again! And it’s a real honour for us touring with such a great band like SAMAEL. I guess this will be a ...

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MNEMIC Drop Off Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

Danish "modern thrashers" MNEMIC have been forced to cancel their scheduled appearance at the Up From The Ground festival in Gmünden, Germany on Saturday (August 28). Drummer Brian "Brylle" Rasmussen "is becoming a father any time now, and needs to be with his family," the band write on their web site. "A fill-in for Brian ...

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IN FLAMES Filming Video For 'Touch Of Red'

Sweden's IN FLAMES are currently filming a video for the track "Touch of Red" at a "secret" location, according to a posting in the group's web site. The clip is being directed by Revolver Film Company's Patric Ullaeus, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, CHILDREN OF BODOM and LACUNA COIL, among others. As previously ...

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LACUNA COIL Singer Featured In STUFF Magazine

LACUNA COIL singer Cristina Scabbia is featured in the September 2004 issue of Stuff magazine (photo). Asked if she gets any crazy male groupies, Cristina responded "Some people write to me about my feet because of the sandals I wore in one photo session. People went crazy for my feet! But usually when ...

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