SHINING FURY Land On METAL BLADE RECORDS

Italian melodic metallers SHINING FURY have inked a deal with Metal Blade Records. The group's debut album is expected in the fall. Based out of Lucca, Italy, SHINING FURY was formed in 2000 as a vision of drummer Ross Lukather, who wanted to form a new band with young and talented musicians from his area. ...

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THEATRE OF TRAGEDY Drummer Welcomes Addition To Family

Congratulations are in order for THEATRE OF TRAGEDY drummer Hein Frode Hansen and his wife Margrethe, who welcomed "a healthy, strapping young lad" on Wednesday (May 28). THEATRE OF TRAGEDY are currently working on the follow-up to last year's "Assembly", tentatively due in early 2004 through Massacre Records. ...

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ENDO Announce Headlining Dates

Miami, Florida's ENDO have lined up the following headlining dates during June: Jun. 11 - Tampa, FL @ Twilight Jun. 13 - Fort Meyers, FL @ Gotham Hall Jun. 14 - Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits Jun. 15 - Longwood (Orlando), FL @ Lost & Found Jun. 18 - Tallahassee, FL @ Beta Bar (the ...

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Former EUROPE Drummer Lays Down Vocals On TEN 67 Single

Former EUROPE drummer Ian Haugland has teamed up with several of his DJ colleagues at Sweden's biggest classic rock station "106.7 Rockklassiker" to release the single "Rock 'n' Roll Allright" under the band name TEN 67. The track, which features Haugland on lead vocals for the first time ever, marks the first project for new ...

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ONE MINUTE SILENCE: 'I Wear My Skin' Single Delayed

ONE MINUTE SILENCE have pushed back the release date for their new single, "I Wear My Skin", to June 23. The group's third full-length album, "One Lie Fits All", is slated to come out on June 30 through Taste Media. In other news, the band's management have decided — after extensive discussion — to cancel ...

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MUDVAYNE To Release 'Not Falling' DVD Single In July

MUDVAYNE will be issuing a DVD single, "Not Falling", on July 15 containing the video to the title cut in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, plus a number of special features, including a version of the video with commentary from singer Chad Gray and director Dean Karr (QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, DAVE MATTHEWS), a ...

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PLACE OF SKULLS: 'With Vision' Pushed Back

Knoxville, Tennessee's PLACE OF SKULLS, who feature in their ranks former SPIRIT CARAVAN/ST. VITUS/THE OBSESSED guitarist/vocalist Wino, have pushed back the release date for their new album, "With Vision", to Sept. 8 in Europe and Sept. 23 in the U.S. through Southern Lord Recordings. The opening track, "Last Hit", is available for download at

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AEROSMITH Skipped METALLICA Tribute Over Private-Jet Dispute: Insider

AEROSMITH's last-minute cancellation of their scheduled appearance at the METALLICA "mtvICON" taping in early May reportedly had to do with manager Trudy Green insisting the network foot the bill for a private jet for the band, according an unnamed "insider" source cited by Hits Daily Double. AEROSMITH are currently recording their much-discussed blues album for ...

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DEFTONES, EVANESCENCE, STAIND Confirmed For KROQ WEENIE ROAST

DEFTONES, EVANESCENCE, STAIND and FOO FIGHTERS are among the acts confirmed for this year's KROQ Weenie Roast concert, which is set to take place on June 14 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, California. Tickets go on sale Saturday, with proceeds going to a number of area charities, including the Heal the Bay foundation, ...

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