AMORPHIS Enter Finnish Album Chart At No. 7!

Finland's AMORPHIS entered the Finnish Album chart at to No. 7 with their latest album, "Far From The Sun". Check out the entire chart here. The band celebrated the release of "Far From The Sun" by playing an almost two-hour gig at the legendary Tavastia Club in Helsinki last Friday (May 30). Performing ...

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Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD Festival: Complete Schedule Announced

The complete schedule for this year's installment of Bang Your Head festival, set to take place Jun. 27-28 in Balingen, Germany, has been announced. It is as follows: Friday, June 27 DESTRUCTOR (opener) BITCH ROBROCK AMON AMARTH AXXIS T.N.T. ANNIHILATOR DOKKEN SODOM HAMMERFALL DIO (headliner) Saturday, June 28 HIRAX (opener) ANGELWITCH MASTERPLAN BRAINSTORM PINK CREAM ...

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AMEN Singer Speaks Out On HEADBAND Side-Project

AMEN singer Casey Chaos recently spoke to Kerrang! magazine about his side-project HEADBAND with QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman Josh Homme and ex-MARILYN MANSON bassist Twiggy Ramirez. "HEADBAND is a band that Josh Homme put together and he asked me to do it," he said. "It's me, Josh Homme, Nick Oliveri, Twiggy Ramirez, but ...

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HYPOCRISY Explain Decision To Withdraw From X-MASS FESTIVALS

Sweden's HYPOCRISY, the band led by acclaimed metal producer and PAIN frontman Peter Tägtgren, have issued a statement explaining their decision to withdraw from the the upcoming X-Mass Festivals European tour, set to kick off on Dec. 7 in London, U.K. The band's statement reads as follows: "We sincerely apologize for the cancellation of the ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL To Film Video This Weekend

SUPERJOINT RITUAL, the Louisiana-based band fronted by PANTERA/DOWN singer Philip Anselmo, will be filming a video for an as-yet-undisclosed track from their sophomore album, "A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred", on Saturday (June 7) in their hometown of New Orleans. The video will be directed Tom Mignone (MUDVAYNE, SLIPKNOT), who had previously worked with the ...

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