May 26, 2003
EXODUS will begin recording their new album, "Tempo Of The Damned", at the end of May with producer Andy Sneap. The release will include two of the groups older songs, ‘Death Row’ and ‘Impaler’.
SLAYER have scheduled a July 8th performance at London’s Astoria. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster. Also, CMH / Vitamin Records will release the tribute album "The Evil You Dread: String Quartet Tribute To Slayer" on June 10th.
According to OPETH‘s official website, www.opeth.com, the band will perform two tracks from their "Damnation" album during a morning show appearance on Sweden’s Channel 4 (TV4) on May 28th.
HATE ETERNAL will be back in the UK / Ireland for a string of dates with DYING FETUS, DEEDS OF FLESH and SEVERE TORTURE in September. Confirmed shows include: September 4 – Underworld – London, UK, 5 – Rio’s – Bradford, UK, 6 – Music Club – Dublin, Ireland, 7 – Pitz – Milton Keynes, UK and 8 – Soundhouse – Colcester, UK.
WHILE HEAVEN WEPT have inked a deal with Rage Of Achilles Records and will release their "… Of Empires Forlorn" album through the label in September. A 2004 European tour will support the release.
Rage Of Achilles has also signed Finland’s FALL OF THE LEAFE. The band will enter the studio in September to record their fourth album (first for ROA). A new single will be released in early 2004, with the new album to follow shortly thereafter.
DER GERWELT from Russia have also just signed with Rage Of Achilles. Their debut album is due out in late Summer 2003.