> Candlelight Records has set a September 11 U.S. release date for the forthcoming album from death metal legends OBITUARY. Recording of the currently untitled album is already underway with the CD's completion expected for June 1. A full U.S. headline tour is set to kick off the week of the album's release; details to follow.
> Members of Nine Inch Nails and Queens Of The Stone Age have decided to come together once again to form Goon Moon. The band consists of Jeordie White (current NIN and former Marilyn Manson guitarist) and Chris Goss (QOTSA, Masters of Reality) along with special guests Zach Hill (Hella), Josh Homme (QOTSA), Josh Freese, and others. Goon Moon's second disc, Licker's Last Leg will be released on Mike Patton's Ipecac label on May 8.
> Aletheian have inked a deal with Ironclad Recordings. Check them out here.