Metal News for February 2, 2006
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7 news articles posted on this day.
Colorado Springs-based power metallers BATTLE CRY report that Harry "The Tyrant" Conklin from the legendary JAG PANZER will lend his voice for some backing parts and possibly lead on a bonus track for their upcoming self-titled debut EP. Other notable guest musicians set to appear on the recording are Matt Aub, vocalist from Virginia-based TIMELORD and formerly with Limb Music Products recording artists FORGOTTEN REALM, and Mike Pittman from Colorado Springs' DISTANT WARNING, who also has done some fill-in live work with the U.K.-based SHADOWKEEP. The EP is currently being recorded at Enharmonic Studios in Colorado Springs and is slated for a summer release on the band's own Nightfall Records label.
"Battle Cry" EP projected track listing:
01. Battle Cry
02. The Inquisition
03. Osiris (Instrumental)
04. All Hallows' Eve
05. Sacred Legacy
Starting February 10th in Waco, TX, Zero-Sum labelmates Jacknife and Dryline team up for a regional tour. Jacknife is out supporting their CD, Moment of Reckoning and Dryline is out previewing music from their upcoming Zero-Sum debut Reach For the Surface. There are two Dryline tracks from their forthcoming release available for preview or download through their Myspace page. The CD will be released March 7, 2006.
JACKNIFE AND DRYLINE TOUR DATES:
Feb 10 2006 8:00P @ Missions w/ PENSYVE Waco, TX
Feb 11 2006 8:00P @ Longhorn Bar & Grill w/ Blood Red Disciple and Nothing Hour Abilene , TX
Feb 12 2006 8:00P @ The Dirty Dog w/ Hatchetwork Austin, TX
Feb 13 2006 8:00P @ The Meridian w/ Neopocracy and Deep Above Surface Houston, TX
Feb 14 2006 8:00P @ Subliminal Skatepark w/ Enemy Breed on this day of love;) Sluphur, LA
Feb 15 2006 8:00P @ Downtown Music and Records w/ Drop Dead Syndicate Little Rock, AR
Feb 16 2006 8:00P @ Hesher's Ft. Smith , AR
Feb 17 2006 8:00P @ Nathan P. Murphy's Springfield, MO
Feb 19 2006 8:00P @ The Red Kitten w/ Dead Gone Salina, KS
Feb 20 2006 8:00P @ Boobie Trap Bar Topeka, KS
Feb 21 2006 8:00P @ Classics w/ grindscrape and Sanguine Addiction Colorado Springs, CO
AOL Music is hosting an online listening party for One Dead Three Wounded's debut album 'Paint The Town', released January 24th. You can listen to the album in full here. One Dead Three Wounded recently signed with New Jersey-based 1x1 Music.
The track listing for "Paint The Town" is as follows:
1) Failed Transmission
2) Cowboys Don't Look Back
3) Burning Bridges Is So 1999…
6) Welcome Home Tragedy
7) Thank God For Pain Killers
8) Eight Dollar Prom Dress
10) My Life As A Typo
New Bonus Tracks:
SAATTUE, the Finnish band featuring former and current members of such underground acts as YEARNING, LET ME DREAM, ULTRAMAYHEM ORGANISATION and BRAINDRAIN, have completed work on a new three-song promotional CD containing the cuts "Luutarhuri", "Ikiuneen" and "Kaaosmaa".
SAATTUE have undergone several lineup changes since the release of their last EP, "Kivisydän", but musically the band "keep on producing the same doomy metal with Finnish lyrics as earlier," according to a press release. A full-length MP3 of the song "Luutarhuri" can be downloaded here.
SAATTUE played their first show outside Finland on January 28 at the Rock Cafe in Tallinn, Estonia.
Since By Man need to postpone their planned European tour. After the split up of Bear vs. Shark no proper replacement could be found for this tour. Therefore the band decided to hit the European shores sometime later this year.
The breakup of Bear vs Shark came only six months after the release of their new album, "Terrorhawk," and in the midst of making tour plans.
No Fear clothing has launched No Fear Bands, a web site dedicated to "some of today's best metal bands" who are being clothed by No Fear, including BLOODSIMPLE, GODSMACK, SEVENDUST, HATEBREED, MASTODON and DISTURBED.
Switzerland's Cataract have entered the studio to begin recording a new full-length. The group is currently at Antfarm Studios in Denmark with producer Tue Madsen tracking the effort, which will consist of eleven new songs. Look for the album to hit streets this spring through Metal Blade Records.
As previously reported, Cataract were recently confirmed bands for this year's Metalliga Open Air festival, set to take place June 16-17 in Dornbirn – Lustenau, Austria.