Metal News for March 27, 2004
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8 news articles posted on this day.
Pennsylvania-based death metallers INCANTATION have inked a deal with France's Listenable Records. The band entered the Mars recording compound in Cleveland, Ohio on March 5 to begin work on their eighth full-length album, "Decimate Christendom", for an early July release.
INCANTATION have been confirmed for Germany's Fuck The Commerce VII festival, set to take place May 20-22 in Neiden (near Torgau). Other bands scheduled to appear at the festival include OBITUARY, ABSCESS, DIVINE EMPIRE, BRODEQUIN, DISGORGE, GENERAL SURGERY and MASTER.
Reunited California cyber-metallers FEAR FACTORY have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Tuska Open Air Metal Festival, set to take place July 16-18 in the Kaisaniemi park in the center of Helsinki, Finland.
The complete list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the three-day event is as follows: More...
GENITORTURERS, the Florida-based band featuring former MORBID ANGEL frontman David "Evil D" Vincent on bass, have announced the following dates during April/May: More...
PRONG have uploaded a live performance video of the track "All Knowing Force" at their official web site. Check it out: Windows Media, Mac. The clip was filmed on March 3 during the band's "Scorpio Rising" CD-release party at The Dragonfly in Los Angeles.
PRONG have lined up the following tour dates during the coming weeks: More...
NEUROSIS have finalized the track listing for their new album, "The Eye Of Every Storm", due on June 29 through Neurot Recordings in North America and Relapse Records in other parts of the world. "The Eye Of Every Storm" was mixed at Electrical Audio studio in Chicago with producer Steve Albini (NIRVANA, BUSH, SOIL).
"The Eye Of Every Storm" track listing: More...
Norwegian black metallers WINDIR have announced plans to perform on final concert as a tribute to late frontman Terje "Valfar" Bakken, who tragically passed away in January. The concert, dubbed "Heidra Valfar", will take place on Friday, September 3 at the Rockefeller Arena in Oslo, Norway.
"The 3rd of September would have been Valfar's 26th birthday, and we would like to honour his memory by doing one last show," the band said in a statement. "Sture will be doing most of the WINDIR vocals. We are also glad to announce that 3 bands will be joining us this night. ENSLAVED, FINNTROLL and MINDGRINDER will be doing shows in honour of Valfar. The 3rd of September will also be the release date of the last WINDIR album, out on Tabu Recordings."
Tickets for the "Heidra Valfar" concert can be purchased at www.billettservice.no beginning on Saturday, March 27.
As previously reported, WINDIR's forthcoming CD will be a two-disc set. The first CD will include new material, unreleased material, tribute songs from other bands and live tracks, while the second CD will be a compilation of the music made by Valfar. It will include tracks from the first demo, "Sognariket", to the last album, "Likferd". All proceeds from this CD will go directly to Valfar's family.
DevilDriver have been officially confirmed by Roadrunner Records to be taking part in this years Ozzfest trek with a slot on the Second Stage of the tour.
Also, The Bled have been rumored to be on it as well, their manager stated
"in order for The Bled to play Ozzfest, we need a substantial amount of money to get them on it. Between travel and promotional expenses, the sum of money we need is WAY beyond our budget as a small indie label."
Mudvayne are expected to appear on this Sunday's episode of the "The Sopranos" where in "AJ" will be attending a Mudvayne concert. At present Mudvayne are working on their next album in California.