QUEENSRŸCHE To Release Live DVD In March

According to a posting at www.queensryche.com, QUEENSRŸCHE will be issuing a DVD, entitled "The Art of Live", on March 24. The disc will reportedly contain "live and backstage footage and some special extras." No further information is available at this time. As previously reported, QUEENSRŸCHE have confirmed the following European dates in June: ...

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ANDREW W.K. Snaps Nude Photos For PLAYBOY

ANDREW W.K. recently stopped by Playboy's Chicago photo studios to take pictures of a nude female model for the magazine's online edition. "It was really insane and amazingly weird", said Andrew, "Taking pictures like that was one of the craziest things I've ever gotten to do, for sure!" "My mom is a photographer," W.K. explained. ...

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STORMLORD Complete Work On New CD

Italian "extreme epic metal" act STORMLORD have completed work on their third album, "The Gorgon Cult", at The Outer Sound Studios in Rome with engineer Giuseppe Orlando (NOVEMBRE, NECRODEATH, DGM, THY MAJESTIE). The follow-up to 2001's "At The Gates Of Utopia" was recorded and mixed over a two-month period and was mastered at the The ...

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ABADDON INCARNATE Set Release Date For New Album

Irish grindcore act ABADDON INCARNATE have set a March 1 release date through Xtreem Music for their third album, "Dark Crusade". The follow-up to 2001's "Nadir" (Sentinel) was recorded and mixed over a two-and-and-a-week period at Soundlab Studios in Sweden and includes 16 tracks. Among the songtitles set to appear on the CD are "Centrefold ...

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AEROSMITH/CHEAP TRICK: More Unconfirmed Dates Leaked

More unconfirmed dates have been leaked for the forthcoming AEROSMITH/CHEAP TRICK North American tour, which is scheduled to kick off in March. They are as follows: Apr. 14 - Philadelphia, PA @ Wachovia Center Apr. 17 - Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre Apr. 18 - Quebec City, QC @ Colisee Pepsi Apr. 22 – Hamilton, ...

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PAPA ROACH Select Mixer For New Album

PAPA ROACH will be heading back to Los Angeles this week to begin mixing their new album with Chris Lord-Alge. Chris' credits include BAD RELIGION, BILLY TALENT, GLASSJAW, GREEN DAY, IMA ROBOT, MxPx, P.O.D., and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS. As previously reported, the follow-up to 2002's "Lovehatetragedy" — which is expected to be titled either "Dancing ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS Confirmed For Sweden's 2000 DECIBEL Festival

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), are the latest band confirmed for the fifth edition of the 2000 Decibel festival, which is scheduled to take place on ...

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DEATH ANGEL Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have been officially confirmed for the 2004 edition of Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-8, 2004 in Wacken, Germany. According to an official newsletter from the festival's organizers, next year's event will be a celebration of the festival's 15th anniversary with special performances ...

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LUNARIS Unveil New Lineup

Keyboardist Raymond Njerve of the Norwegian technical metal outfit LUNARIS has issued the following update on the band's recent and upcoming activities: "LUNARIS has had a busy year with work on 'Cyclic', the follow-up to our debut album '… The Infinite'. As some of you may know, we parted ways with guitarist Azarak early [last] ...

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