QUEENSRŸCHE In Amsterdam: Photos Posted Online

QUEENSRŸCHE kicked off the European leg of their summer tour at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam, Holland Wednesday night (June 4). Check out pictures from LFI. QUEENSRŸCHE's new studio album, "Tribe", is due on July 22 through Sanctuary Records. One-minute MP3 samples of all of the album's 10 tracks can be downloaded ...

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RIKI RACHTMAN To Return To 'Headbanger's Ball'

Former MTV's "Headbanger's Ball" VJ Riki Rachtman will be co-hosting the June 14 edition of the resurrected show with HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta. "This is my first time hosting the show since its demise in 1995," Rachtman told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "I never taped a final show so I'm looking at this one as my final show. ...

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SILENT FORCE To Enter Studio In Two Weeks

SILENT FORCE, the band featuring ex-ROYAL HUNT singer D.C. Cooper, will enter House of Audio studio in Karlsdorf, Germany on June 20 with producer Dennis Ward (ANGRA, PINK CREAM 69) to begin recording their third album, "Line Of Attack", for a late 2003 release. "Line Of Attack" is the follow up to 2001's "Infatuator", which ...

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SUFFOCATION Announce U.S. Dates

Reunited death metal legends SUFFOCATION have lined up the following dates during the summer: Jun. 13 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance (w/ PYREXIA, MALAMOR, BLOODGASM) Jul. 25 - Milwaukee, WI @ US Cellular Arena (Milwaukee Metal Fest) Aug. 01 - Albany, NY @ Valentines Aug. 02 - Farmingdale, NY @ The Downtown Aug. 03 ...

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PROTOTYPE Sign With INSANITY RECORDS

Los Angeles-based progressive/aggressive melodic metallers PROTOTYPE have signed a European deal with Germany's Insanity Records. The group's first release for the label will be a special European edition of their current CD, "Trinity", featuring two previously unreleased bonus tracks. A September release is expected. PROTOTYPE's next live appearance will take place at the Gates Of ...

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DIVINE:DECAY: New MP3 Samples Posted Online

Finnish thrash/speed rockers DIVINE:DECAY have posted several MP3 clips from their forthcoming "Maximize The Misery" CD at this location. "Maximize The Misery", due on Sept. 8 through Osmose Productions, was recorded and produced by Janne Joutsenniemi (of SUBURBANTRIBE fame) and it was mixed by Mikko Karmila (NIGHTWISH, STRATOVARIUS, CHILDREN OF BODOM, THERION). The ...

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NINE INCH NAILS, MARILYN MANSON Get Certified

NINE INCH NAILS' classic 1989 album, "Pretty Hate Machine", has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments of more than 1,000,000 copies in the U.S. Also freshly certified is MARILYN MANSON's "Portrait Of An American Family", which turned gold after shifting more than 500,000 copies in the U.S. since ...

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