SKINDRED To Headline U.K. Dates After STAMPIN' GROUND Drops Off

SKINDRED, the Welsh band featuring former members of DUB WAR, will now be headlining the dates they had planned to play with STAMPIN' GROUND as STAMPIN' GROUND have pulled out of the shows, according to a posting at SKINDRED's web site. Support at the dates will come from FONY, FALLEN TO, BROWBEAT, DESERT MONKEY (Colchester ...

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DIONYSUS: Full Track Available For Download

DIONYSUS, the Swedish/German melodic power metal act featuring the voice behind guitarist Luca Turilli's (RHAPSODY) solo work, Olaf Hayer, and ex-SINERGY drummer Ronny Milianowicz, have posted a full-length MP3 of the title track of their sophomore album, "Anima Mundi", at this location (file size: 3.26 MB). Also available are MP3 clips of the ...

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CARNAL FORGE To Film DVD In Poland, Prepare To Record New CD

Swedish thrashers CARNAL FORGE will travel to Poland at the end of January to record their first live DVD, tentatively due in May/June. In addition to live performance footage, the DVD will contain lots of bonus material. CARNAL FORGE will enter Studio Underground on February 5 to begin recording their fifth full-length CD, tentatively titled ...

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TESTAMENT To Tour Europe In June

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT will be embarking on a European tour beginning in early June. Tentative dates are as follows: Jun. 06 - Milano, ITA @ Gods Of Metal Jun. 07 - Pratteln, SWI @ Z7 (not confirmed yet) Jun. 08 - GER @ TBA Jun. 09 - Prague, CZR @ GOLEM ...

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THE CROWN Confirmed For Sweden's 2000 DECIBEL Festival

Swedish thrashers THE CROWN are the latest band confirmed for the fifth edition of the 2000 Decibel festival, which is scheduled to take place on May 21-22 in Bengtsfors, Sweden (180 km north of Gothenburg). It is the first time the festival will be a two-day event. Thirty-five bands will play on three different stages. ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Apologizes To COLD

EVANESCENCE singer Amy Lee has apologized online for disparaging remarks she made about COLD last week, when she revealed that COLD's former guitarist Terry Balsamo had permanently joined her band. Writing to COLD's official message board, Lee said, "Dear COLD fans, I'm sure the last thing you want to hear right now is ...

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