SLIPKNOT Set Release Date For New Album

SLIPKNOT have set a May 25 release date through Roadrunner Records for their much-anticipated, as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2001's "Iowa". The band are currently preparing to hit the road as part of the fourth installment of the Jägermeister Music Tour, beginning March 30 in Orlando, Florida. FEAR FACTORY and CHIMAIRA are also onboard for the five-week ...

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Exclusive: NICK BARKER Discusses His Departure From DIMMU BORGIR

Former DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker has spoken exclusively to BLABBERMOUTH.NET about his surprising departure from the group. Barker, a former member of CRADLE OF FILTH, joined DIMMU BORGIR in 1999 as a replacement for original drummer Tjodalv (a.k.a. Kenneth Åkesson). He has since appeared on two full-length studio albums with the band: "Puritanical Euphoric ...

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FLESHGRIND To Play Texas In March

Illinois-based death metallers FLESHGRIND will be embarking on an 8-to-10 date mini-tour of Texas at the end of March. The band are asking anyone in Texas interested in booking this show to contact Dave from PitBulls Productions at [email protected] As previously reported, FLESHGRIND are scheduled to perform a one-off concert in Bandung, Indonesia on August ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY' SingAlong Program' Now Available!

Sweden's DARK TRANQUILLITY have announced the launched of the official "Dark Tranquillity SingAlong Program" — "a Windows application designed for all you closet karaoke singers out there," according a posting on the band's web site. "The program automatically displays which lines of text to furiously scream out to the heavens when listening to our music, ...

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ORPHANED LAND: New Song Posted Online

A brand new ORPHANED LAND track, titled "Ocean Land", has been posted online in Real Media format at this location. "Ocean Land" comes off the Israeli group's forthcoming third album, "Mabool", due on February 23 through Century Media Records. The group's first release since 1996's "El Norra Alila" features vocals that were partly ...

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IN FLAMES: German In-Store Scheduled

IN FLAMES vocalist Anders Fridén and guitarist Björn Gelotte will be conducting an autograph session at the Nuclear Blast record store in Donzdorf, Germany, on Tuesday, February 17. The session will start at 6:00 p.m. IN FLAMES' new album, "Soundtrack To Your Escape", is due in North America on April 6 through Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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It's Official: SATYRICON To Support MORBID ANGEL In The U.S.

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON have finally confirmed that they will be supporting MORBID ANGEL on their forthcoming U.S. tour. The trek, which is scheduled to kick off on April 13 in L. Buena Vista, Florida, will include additional support from SUFFOCATION and PREMONITIONS OF WAR. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 13 - House of ...

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