"It's my world made of my dreams
far away from my Fears and my Sins
and so alone I rest in peace
and I finally feel a State of Grace"
State Of Grace
Labyrinth - Return To Heaven Denied

Issue #115
Week of April 23, 2001


-Check out http://www.metalmeltdown.com/ , the Metal Meltdown radio show's Web site, for information on a contest/giveaway were you can win CDs like Lost Horizon's AWAKENING THE WORLD and the self-titled debut from Falconer. (Audio samples of each release are available, too.) The site also has interviews with Lizzy Borden, Iron Fire, and Savatage, audio samples from Shadow Gallery, Eidolon, Flotsam And Jetsam, and Lost Horizon, and concert pictures of Lizzy Borden, Freedom Call, and Virgin Steele. There's also an Album Of The Month feature on Falconer, with a review, interview, and an MP3. The Metal Meltdown show is hosted by Doctor Metal, drmetal@metalmeltdown.com , and airs on 88.7 FM WJCU in Cleveland, OH, and simulcasts on the Web at http://www.thecityradio.com/wjcu .

-KOCH Records will release Lost Horizon's AWAKENING THE WORLD on June 12. Hype has the album "crammed with harmonious, melodic, passionate and powerful true Metal masterpieces that are set to compete with the best." (Historical footnote: the original incarnation of the band, Highlander, featured Joacim Cans, Stefan Elmgren, and Patrik Rafling, who all went on to join HammerFall.) Lost Horizon will "tour vigorously to support the release worldwide throughout 2001." See http://www.oncelosthorizon.com/ and http://www.kochentertainment.com/ for more info.