August 27, 2001
The End Of Days Metalfest takes place on September 22nd at The Emerson Theater in Indianapolis, IN. Tickets, limited to 500, are $25 in advance/day of show (if available). For tickets contact Abyss Records at (317) 353-2460. Acts scheduled to perform include: THE RAVENOUS, MACABRE, SKINLESS, PESSIMIST, INTERNAL BLEEDING, LIVIDITY, EVIL INCARNATE, MORGUE, NOCTUARY, FOG, ABOMINANT, ESTUARY OF CALAMITY, HARAKIRI, AVULSION, ELUSIVE TRAVEL and GRAVESIGHT. For more info check out the End Of Days website at: http://endofdays.imess.net
SODOM‘s forthcoming album, M-16, will include the following tracks, not necessarily in this order: ‘Among The Weirdkong’, ‘I Am The War’, ‘Lead Injection’, ‘Little Boy’, ‘M-16’, ‘Minejumper’,’Napalm In The Morning’, ‘Marines’, ‘Genocide’, ‘Cannon Fodder’ and ‘Surfin` Bird’ (TRASHMAN cover).
SLAYER‘s new album, God Hates Us All, will be released on vinyl LP on September 7th through Island/Def Jam. The LP is strictly limited to 1,000 copies.
Listenable Records have a new website at www.listenable.net. The site features new MP3’s, fresh news and new band info.
IN FLAMES have posted the following at their website, www.inflames.com, "Thanx a million for making us feel so good during the last summer of unbelievable festivals. U guys were amazing and we are proud to be on a stage in front of you maniacs. Hope you enjoyed The Tokyo Showdown – it¹s all for you! Now we will go and make a record … see ya!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
DYING FETUS kicked off their European tour dates with CRYPTOPSY and VADER on August 30th at London’s Electroworks. The tour wraps up on October 6th in Bischoswerda, Germany at the East Club.
ENSLAVED‘s forthcoming album will be titled Monumension. The album is a complete concept album woven from Northern Mythology, Rune Mysticism, through surrealism and "Psychedelogy". Pure chaos! The release date is November 19th.
BEWITCHED released their third album, Somewhere Beyond The Mist, on August 27th through Conquistador Records. The tracklisting: ‘Sons Of Satan’, ‘Stargazer’, ‘The New Dawn Of Middle Earth’, ‘Merciful Faith’, ‘Waterfall Of Illusions’, ‘Bewitched’, ‘Semitarius’, ‘Dreamweaver’, ‘Midwinter Gathering’, ‘Crossing The Veil Of Mist’ and ‘Somewhere Beyond The Mist’.
Brazil’s MURDER RAPE have released their third album, Evil Shall Burn Inside Me Forever, through Evil Horde Records.
AKERCOCKE have already written half the songs for their next album, to be released in the middle of 2002. The band are also busy scheduling gigs in Central Europe, starting with Holland on September 29th with a headline show in Amsterdam, venue TBC.
Massachusetts’ LEUKORRHEA‘s Hatefucked And Tortured album is out now. The tracklisting: ‘Resurrect The Mekromantik’, ‘Mistaken Identity’, ‘Bloodbath Of Carnage’, ‘Dead In The Dark’, ‘Hatred Foreseen’, ‘Tied Down And Strung Up’, ‘Humanity’s Victim’, ‘Hymns Of The Rotting’ and ‘Vaginal Hemophilia’.
According to Blabbermouth, DIABOLIC have inked a deal with Olympic and have completed work on their debut for the label, Vengeance Ascending, due for release on October 30th. The album was produced by Jaun "Punchy" Gonzalez and Steve Wright, and will feature cover art by J. Patagno.
Denmark’s MERCENARY have inked a deal with Hammerheart. Their new album, Everblack, will be released this winter.
MARDUK‘s World Funeral U.S. and European tours are about to commence. North America begins on October 4th in St. Louis, MO and runs Otil November 6th in Cleveland, OH. The European leg begins on November 11th in Thessaloniki, Greece and runs to December 22nd in Zwickau, Alarm, Germany.
MORTUARY DRAPE‘s Tolling 13 Knell album is now available on double LP vinyl.
Finland’s GLOOMY GRIM will release their new album, Written In Blood, on September 11th. Following the release the band will tour France with MISANTHORY and YEARNING from October 18th – 28th. Gloomy Grim have also released a three track video, Born In Fire, which includes videos for the tracks ‘Born In Fire’, ‘War’ (live) and ‘Mistress Of The Stormblast’ (live). For more info on this release go to: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. The video is limited to 666 copies.
New Earache signees, EPHEL DUATH, are looking for two individuals to handle lead vocals and drums. If you think you are up for it or have any more questions, send an e-mail to the band’s management at: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax/tel +39-0542-684952. The bands new album, Rephormula, will be out in January. They plan on touring after the release.
MACABRE plan to record a new album, Murder Metal, in early 2002. The band’s future plans include a possible live recording and possibly a video/DVD release.
BLASPHEMY and BLACK WITCHERY will share a stage on August 29th at the Anza Club in Vancouver, BC. Then on August 31st, Black Witchery will play Thursdays Pub in Victoria, BC. ALLFATHER, GOATSBLOOD and THREE INCHES OF BLOOD are also on that bill.