SKINLAB To Tour Australia In July

SKINLAB will embark on an Australian tour in early July. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jul. 02 - Adelaide, AUS - Enigma Bar Jul. 03 - Melbourne, AUS - Hifi Bar Jul. 04 - Sydney, AUS - Gaelic Club Jul. 05 - Brisbane, AUS - Overcranked Festival As previously reported, SKINLAB will issue "The Nerve ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION Split With Drummer, Announce Replacement

San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION have parted ways with drummer David Astor due to his "inability to live up to the obligations of touring and regular necessities of the band." In his place, the group have recruited former CREATION IS CRUCIFIXION skinsman Michael Laughlin. Laughlin's recording debut with the group will come in the ...

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HEIR APPARENT To Play In Greece

Seattle's HEIR APPARENT will embark on a Greek tour in late September. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Sep. 27 – Athens, GRE @ TBA Sep. 28 – Athens, GRE @ TBA More shows will be announced soon. HEIR APPARENT recently acquired a new singer, former ETHERIA frontman Mike Blair. ...

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MACHINE HEAD To Work With COLIN RICHARDSON On New Album

MACHINE HEAD's as-yet-untitled fifth album will be produced by Colin Richardson, the man largely responsible for the crushingly thick sound on the band's first two offerings, 1994's "Burn My Eyes" and 1997's "The More Things Change…" Richardson, who has previously worked with FEAR FACTORY, NAPALM DEATH and OVERKILL, among others, mixed MACHINE HEAD's current live ...

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SUKI JONES Enlist BEAUTIFUL CREATURES Guitarist For East Coast Tour

SUKI JONES, the new band featuring former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler, RATT/ex-LOVE/HATE singer Jizzy Pearl, ex-SLASH'S SNAKEPIT guitarist Keri Kelli, and ex-VINCE NEIL/RATT bassist Robbie Crane, have recruited guitarist Michael Thomas (BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, ENGINES OF AGGRESSION) as a temporary replacement for Brent Muscat (FASTER PUSSYCAT). Thomas will be joining the group on their ...

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IRONFIRE Recruit New Guitarist

Danish metallers IRONFIRE have recruited Jeff Lukka as a replacement for recently departed guitarist Søren Jensen. As previously reported, IRONFIRE have spent the past few weeks at Nifilheim Studios recording and mixing their brand new demo. 11 "breathtaking tracks" were reportedly laid down, "ranging from heavy mid-tempos to full-force tracks." The group, who issued two ...

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BLISTERING.COM Launches Clothing Line, Online Store

Blistering.com has launched an official line of street apparel for men and women and an online store to coincide. The clothing line includes t-shirts, hoodies and girly T's, spaghetti tanks, and hoodies for women. Artwork was conceived exclusively for Blistering.com by designers Joshua Smith (Pornstar, Dirtbag) and Mark DeVito (METALLICA, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, AEROSMITH). ...

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DEADSETT: New Demo Track Posted Online

DEADSETT, the new band featuring former PISSING RAZORS frontman Jason Bragg, have posted a full-length MP3 of the track "Lead The Way" at this location. The song comes off the band's recently completed demo, which was recorded at the Los Angeles Recording Workshop with engineer/producer Matt Snell. ...

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