FATES WARNING Bassist Checks In From DREAM THEATER Tour

FATES WARNING/ARMORED SAINT bassist Joey Vera has posted the following message to his official web site: "[The FATES WARNING] tour [with DREAM THEATER and QUEENSRŸCHE] is still going great. Detroit, Cleveland, Baltimore and Wilmington all killer. Wilmington was poised to being one of our best shows but we got stopped near the end of our ...

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Former MALEVOLENT CREATION Drummer Resurfaces In Miami's ANGER

After a long hiatus, drummer Alex Marquez (ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION, DEMOLITION HAMMER, SOLSTICE) has resurfaced with Miami hardcore legends ANGER. Clean and sober, Alex is "back and playing better than he has in 10 years." More to be announced soon. Upcoming ANGER tour dates: Jul. 26 – Coral Gables, FL @ Gables Pub Aug. 02 – ...

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NORTH SIDE KINGS To Record New Material

Arizona's NORTH SIDE KINGS will be entering a Phoenix studio next weekend (July 25-26) to record several new tracks, including a cover of ANTHRAX's "Among The Living", to be featured on a "Tribute To Thrash" CD released on Blackfish Records early next year. Another song will only be available as an MP3 on the group's ...

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RAZORWIRE Announce European Tour Dates

After six years of touring the U.K., RAZORWIRE have finally confirmed dates in Germany, Belgium and Holland as part of their "League Of The Godless" tour. The dates are as follows: Sep. 04 - The Valhalla Celtic Pub - Gummersbach, GER Sep. 05 - The Cave - Amsterdam, NETH Sep. 06 – Radhaus - Kleve, ...

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MIWAUKEE METALFEST Founder: 'You Don't Play Metal At Volume 2'

Tom Alesia of the Wisconsin State Journal is reporting that the 17th annual Milwaukee Metalfest — where bands play sledgehammer rock that practically lodges a guitar into one ear and out the other — will present more than 120 acts on Friday and Saturday (July 25-26). " 'You've got thrash metal, speed metal, classic metal, ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL To Sign Copies Of New Album In New Jersey

SUPERJOINT RITUAL, the New Orleans band fronted by PANTERA/DOWN singer Philip Anselmo, will be making an in-store appearance at CD World in Menlo Park, New Jersey on Tuesday, July 22 at 5:00 p.m. The group's sophomore CD, "A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred", will be released the same day through Sanctuary Records. Upcoming SUPERJOINT RITUAL ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Bassist: We Are Too Extreme For EPIC RECORDS

It's hard to think of any logical reason to explain why Epic Records thought the black-metal scene was such an untapped gold mine of commercial potential that it gave CRADLE OF FILTH the opportunity to "waste as much money as possible, lots of makeup, lots of beer, 77-minute-long albums," bassist David Pybus tells Michael Tedder ...

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