MURDERDOLLS Singer To Embark On 'Solo' U.K. Tour

MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13) will embark on a U.K. solo tour in March. Backing him on these shows will be Floridian "grave rockers" DEATH BECOMES YOU. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 13 – Birmingham, UK @ Academy Mar. 14 - London, UK ...

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TANKARD Set Release Date For 'Beast of Bourbon'

Veteran German thrashers TANKARD have set a March 22 release date through AFM Records for their new album, "Beast of Bourbon". The follow-up to 2002's "B-Day" was recorded at Stage One studio in Bühne, Germany with producer Andy Classen and is slated to include such cuts as "Fistful Of Love", "Under Friendly Fire", "Genetic Overkill" ...

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PUDDLE OF MUDD To Release Acoustic Album, DVD

PUDDLE OF MUDD will be issuing an acoustic album later this year, according to MTV.com. "Most of our songs were written on acoustic guitars, so you're inevitably gonna have to record 'em [that way]," singer Wes Scantlin said. "And it's a cool, raw way to record your music." In addition to the acoustic album, PUDDLE ...

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FIREWIND Frontman Bows Out Of Japanese Tour, Ex-AVALON Singer Steps In

FIREWIND, the Greek/American melodic metal band led by DREAM EVIL guitarist Gus G., will be utilizing singer Chity Somapala (ex-AVALON, FARO) on their upcoming tour of Japan after regular vocalist Stephen Fredrick (ex-KENZINER) was forced to bow out of the trek due to "pressing personal reasons." "Chity is an incredibly gifted singer and musician, as ...

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KORN Frontman Developing Video Game

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis is developing a video game called "Pop Scars", according to MTV.com. "It's basically a celebrity fighting game, but in the context of a 'Soul Calibur' or 'Mortal Kombat', where it's a real fighting game and it's not just a cheap fighting engine, just for the hell of it because it's celebrity ...

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STATIC-X: Australian, Japanese Tour Dates Announced

STATIC-X have lined up the following dates during February: w/ KORN, FEAR FACTORY: Feb. 09 - Robinson Pavilion – Perth, AUS Feb. 12 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre - Brisbane, AUS Feb. 14 - Sydney SuperDome - Sydney, AUS Feb. 16 - Rod Laver Arena - Melbourne, AUS Co-Headlining w/ FEAR FACTORY: Feb. 17 – Heaven ...

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