Metal News for May 24, 2002
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5 news articles posted on this day.
Sweden's Vintersorg, featuring vocalist Vintersorg of the Norwegian band Borknagar, will issue their latest album, entitled Visions From The Spiral Generator, in Europe on July 1st and in North America on August 18th through Napalm Records.
Lock Up, featuring Napalm Death bassist Shane Embury, Napalm Death guitarist Jesse Pintado, former At The Gates/current The Crown frontman Tomas Lindberg, and Dimmu Borgir drummer Nick Barker, will play three shows in Japan with Will Haven and Converge at the end of June. A live Lock Up album will reportedly be recorded during the tour and will be issued along with several new studio recordings later in the year. More...
After 13 years, speedcore pioneers Cryptic Slaughter have reunited three of their four original members and are working on material for a proposed fifth album. The present line-up includes Bill Treadway (formerly Bill Crooks, vocals), Rob Nicholson (bass), Les Evans (guitar), and Brian Lehfeldt (drums). More...
Hungarian black metallers Sear Bliss have completed recordings of their fourth full-length album, Forsaken Symphony, for new label Red Stream.
Recorded by the band and engineered by Bertalan Domby, Forsaken Symphony is approximately 50 minutes in length and is said to feature more "trombones and tubas" to "combine nicely with the obscure and cryptic black metal."
Sweden's Darkane have completed work on their third full-length album, Expanding Senses, for Nuclear Blast Records.
Recorded over a period of three months by Daniel Bergstrand and co-producer Örjan Örnkloo, the album is said to feature a different vocal take that's more "Chuck Billy" than "high-pitched screams." Also, former vocalist Lawrence Mackrory will also make a comeback appearence on one track with vocalist Andreas Sydow. Those expecting Expanding Senses to be a softer effort, Darkane contend that the sound is "very brutal and fat!" Expanding Senses is set for an August 18, 2002 release through Nuclear Blast Records