April 27, 2004
Northern Quebec’s NECRONOMICON are planning some North American touring for later this year, in support of their newest release, "The Sacred Medicines", the long awaited follow-up to "Pharaoh Of Gods" and debut for Skyscraper Records. In related news, Necronomicon are still searching for a full time female vocalist. Interested parties may get in touch at: firstname.lastname@example.org
DISBELIEF has signed a new contract with Nuclear Blast. The band will record their new album, due out through the label in spring, 2005, this fall with producer Tue Madsen (DIE HAPPY, MNEMIC, THE HAUNTED).
According to Nuclear Blast’s official website, SOILWORK have extended their contract with the label. It’s expected the band will write a new album in the vein of "Natural Born Chaos" or "Figure Number Five", but before that the band is going to shoot a video clip for the track ‘Departure Plan’ and play at some summer open air festivals across Europe.
The first edition of MY DARKEST HATE‘s new album, "At War", will include a bonus-DVD featuring the video clip ‘Catch The Bullet’, live clips from the PartySan OpenAir, a "Making Of" studio-report, and a history of the band.
According to TSJUDER‘s official website (www.tsjuder.com), the band have inked a new deal with Season Of Mist. The band will enter the studio in July to record their third album, "Desert Northern Hell". In related news, the Drakkar label will repress Tsjuder’s "Kill For Satan" and "Demonic Possession" albums (limited to 3,000 copies).
According to a post on Scream Magazine’s Forums by the band’s webmaster, GORGOROTH have finished co-operation with their label, Nuclear Blast. The band’s drummer, Kvitrafn, has apparently also quit the band, with the infamous Frost (SATYRICON, 1349, KEEP OF KALLESIN) agreeing to join. This information has been confirmed by the website administration. An official news update will be posted on the band’s website shortly.
MAYHEM‘s brand new release, "Chimera", entered the Norwegian charts in the 28th position during ist first week.