March 06, 2005
DESTRUCTION are currently hard at work on new material for their AFM Records debut. HYPOCRISY frontman Peter Tägtgren will produce and mix the album, which is scheduled to be released August 15th. It is being described by the label as "an absolute Thrash grenade".
HOLY MOSES are currently in the process of mixing their new album, "Strength Power Will Passion". The band expects to have audio samples available for download on a day to day basis starting the middle of March.
According to a posting on their official website, Tampa-based Death Metallers UNHOLY GHOST have enlisted former DEICIDE guitarist Eric Hoffman. "UNHOLY GHOST are currently in pre-production for their second release attentively titled "Blasphemy Of The Grand Devine", the site adds. "Eric is an amazing guitarist and we are all very excited to be working with him!" Hoffman replaces the departed Kelly McLauchlin who left to concentrate on his other band PESSIMIST and other musical interests.
Norweigan Black Metallers GORGOROTH have posted the following update on the band’s official website: "(This week) GORGOROTH was examined in Bergen Tingrett (Norwegian court) in regard to last year’s controversial show in Krakow, Poland. Now it’s up to the Polish authorities to clarify this matter and eventually return the mastertapes so that the Black Mass in Krakow DVD can be released." As previously reported, prosecutors in Poland launched an investigation following GORGOROTH’s February 1st, 2004 show. The Norwegian act are suspected of having sent a hateful and offensive message with their performance.
According to a posting at the official KULT OV AZAZEL website (www.kultovazazel.com) the band have completed work on their new album, "The World, The Flesh & The Devil", due for release in May. The album will feature the following tracklisting: ‘The World Is Full Of Violence’, ‘As Temples Burn’, ‘An Eternity With Satan’, ‘Compelled To Die’, ‘The Glorification Of Evil’, ‘Trampling The Cross’, ‘Blood, Death & Damnation’, ‘The Calling Forth’ and ‘Bloodstained Path To Victory’.