Metal News for May 10, 2002
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The debut album of the Canadian extreme metal act Kralizec is ready. It was recorded at Peter Pan Studio in Montreal - Canada by Jean-François Nolin while the production duties where accomplished and developed by the band.
Liar has left Alveran Records and signed with Lifeforce Records. Upon leaving Alveran, Liar was foreced to cancel the split CD they were planning with Unearth, but planned to release a split with another American band instead. Well, that unnamed band will be 7 Angels 7 Plagues. 7A7P expects to enter the studio directly after their upcoming June tour to record four new songs for the split. Look for the effort to hit stores in late-August via Lifeforce Records.
The organizers of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival have released a statement sent to them by the representatives of Halford following the latter's withdrawal from the event. It reads as follows:
"Unfortunately, it will be impossible for Halford to appear at this year's Wacken Open Air festival due to highly important commitments in the US the artist has to fulfill at the same time. The management has tried to move these engagements to a later period but because of the artist's extended working schedule, no alternative dates could be found. However, the artist has expressed his wish to play Wacken next year and he's already looking forward to see all his fans in 2003."
Cradle of Filth frontman Dani Davey and guitarist Paul Allender made a recent appearance on BBC Radio One's The Rock Show, where they discussed the release of the group's "Best Of" album, entitled Lovecraft & Witch Hearts (The Very Best Of Cradle of Filth), through Music For Nations Records and their upcoming studio album through the Sony label. Here are some of the highlights of the interview: More...