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IN FLAMES: 'Soundtrack' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

IN FLAMES' new album, "Soundtrack To Your Escape", has registered the following first-week chart positions in various countries around the world: Sweden: #3 Finland: #13 Austria: #25 Japan: #29 Norway: #36 U.K.: #132 Hungary: #32 Germany: #28 France: #82 "Soundtrack To Your Escape", was released in North America on April 6 through Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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ARCH ENEMY to Release Mini-DVD: Producer

Metal producer extraordinaire Andy Sneap (ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE, OPETH, MACHINE HEAD, SKINLAB) has posted the following update on his web site: "New studio is working out great, things have been pretty constant and just finished new KILLSWITCH ENGAGE album. Did the new BLAZE album at the start of the year, first project at the new ...

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36 CRAZYFISTS Added To MACHINE HEAD U.S. Tour

36 CRAZYFISTS have landed the opening slot on the upcoming "Weapons of Mass Destruction" tour, featuring headliners MACHINE HEAD with additional support from ARCH ENEMY and GOD FORBID. The trek is tentatively set to kick off on April 28 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 36 CRAZYFISTS' sophomore album, "A Snow Capped Romance", sold 4,094 copies during its ...

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HOSTILE BREED: New Music Available For Download

Russian "angry modern metal" band HOSTILE BREED have posted two exclusive MP3 files from their forthcoming album, "The Second Cut", at the web site of the top Russian record label, Irond Records. The tracks available for download are as follows: 01. Die Inside (mp3, 3.3 MB) 02. Civilization Of Hatred (mp3, ...

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IN FLAMES: More New Songs Posted Online

Three more tracks from the forthcoming IN FLAMES album, "Soundtrack to Your Escape", have been posted online in streaming format at the German Metal Hammer web site. Listen to the songs "F(r)iend", "My Sweet Shadow" and "In Search For I" at this location. "Soundtrack To Your Escape" is scheduled for release in North ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, IN FLAMES: First Dates Announced

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE will be teaming up with IN FLAMES for a co-headlining North American tour beginning on May 3 in the Midwest. The month-long run will tentatively wrap up on June 4 on the East Coast. Support at all dates will come from AS I LAY DYING. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: May ...

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UNEARTH Name New Album

Massachusetts-based metallers UNEARTH have set "The Oncoming Storm" as the title of their new album, due on June 29 through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2001's "The Stings Of Conscience" is being produced by Adam Dutkiewicz of KILLSWITCH ENGAGE fame. UNEARTH will embark on the "Headbanger's Ball Tour" with HATEBREED, DAMAGEPLAN and DROWNING POOL ...

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DEVILDRIVER To Film Video For 'Nothing's Wrong?'

DEVILDRIVER, the new band fronted by former COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara, will be filming a video for the track "Nothing's Wrong?" in late March/early April at Velvet Jones in the group's hometown of Santa Barbara. DEVILDRIVER's first video, for the track "I Could Care Less", was directed by P.R. Brown (JERRY CANTRELL, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) ...

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It's Official: ANTHRAX Part Ways With Bassist FRANK BELLO

ANTHRAX manager Tim Dralle has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that bassist Frank Bello is no longer a member of ANTHRAX. The group's official statement on the matter is as follows: "Due to internal reasons, Joey Vera (ARMORED SAINT, FATES WARNING) will be temporarily handling bass playing duties for ANTHRAX on their upcoming tours of Japan and ...

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MACHINE HEAD, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL

MACHINE HEAD, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, ARCH ENEMY, ICED EARTH, CHILDREN OF BODOM have been confirmed to headline this year's New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, set to take place April 30-May 1 at The Palladium in Worcester, Mass. The following groups are currently scheduled to appear at the festival: Headliners – Friday, April 30: KILLSWITCH ENGAGE ...

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