Metal News for March 9, 2003
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After their shows with HammerFall in Germany, Sinner are on the way to play their first-ever US show this Friday, at the New Jersey Metalfest. After returning to Germany, the band will enter the studio to record two new cover songs to be included on upcoming Nuclear Blast tribute albums. The tracks will be from Deep Purple and Motorhead. Sinner will also be playing this year’s Wacken & Summer Breeze festivals in Germany.
Heavenly's third album, scheduled for release in september on Sanctuary/Noise Records, will be mixed by Sascha Paeth (Rhapsody, Shaman, Kamelot, Luca Turilli, etc.) The recording had begun already. Drums were recorded in Hannover, in Ferdy Doernberg's studio. The band is now in their own studio in the south of France, recording the rest of the album. Bass is done, and work on the guitars has begun.This third effort is going to be a concept album. Meanwhile, guitarist Fred Leclercq and bassist Pierre-Emmanuel Pélisson will take some time off studio to attend the second Hard Rock awards night in Paris on April 6th.
Glassjaw frontman Daryl Palumbo and Movielife vocalist Vinnie Caruana are to team up in a side project called H.A. Right now, there are no further details, but the pair do intend to record an album and to tour.
Korn are likely to produce their new studio album themselves. The band are currently writing the follow-up to last year’s ‘Untouchables’, and the record may even surface by the time they join the touring US Ozzfest in June.
Iced Earth are to start recording their first album for SPV early next month. And the centerpiece of the as yet untitled record will be a 30-minute track called ‘Gettysburg (1863)’. This is divided into three pieces, called ‘The Devil To Pay’, ‘Hold At All Costs’ and ‘High Water Mark’. The track is to feature the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. As yet untitled, the album will also include the following songs: ‘Declaration Day’, ‘When The Eagle Cries’, ‘The Reckoning (Don’t Tread On Me)’, ‘Greenface’, ‘Red Baron/Blue Max’, ‘Attila’, ‘Waterloo’, ‘Valley Forge’, ‘A Gift Or A Curse?’ and ‘Hollow Man’.
System Of A Down are to work with Michael Moore on the video for the song ‘Boom!’. Moore recently made a massive impact with his movie ‘Bowling For Columbine’, and has political views in sympathy with those of the band. It’s the second time the film maker has directed a rock video; he worked with Rage Against The Machine on 2000’s ‘Sleep Now In The Fire’.