VADER To Release New EP

Polish death metal veterans VADER will be releasing an EP in the fall that will contain the import EP "Reign Forever World" and an EP's worth of new material. The CD will have a special low list price of $9.98 and will be available through Metal Blade Records. ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Perform At NYC Rally To Save Firehouses

Former VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar will perform at a free lunchtime rally and concert to save firehouses at Battery Park in New York City on Monday, May 19. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has threatened to close eight NYC firehouses in order to save only $11 million dollars out of the massive $44 ...

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Former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY Guitarist Names New Project

Ex-MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader and his former MEDICATION bandmate Blunt have set IDOL-X as the name of their new collaborative project, which recently completed work on a four-song demo. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Wounded 02. Hold On 03. Home Again 04. Cold According to the webmaster of ...

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INTENSE HAMMER RAGE Plead Guilty To Importing Prohibited Product

The three members of Tasmanian grindcore band INTENSE HAMMER RAGE have pleaded guilty and been fined for importing a prohibited product, their latest CD, into Australia, according to ABC Online. The three pleaded guilty to importing a prohibited product into Australia in April 2001. Customs officers seized 207 copies of their CD "Avagoyamugs", believing it ...

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HALFORD: More Rescheduled Dates Announced

More dates have been confirmed for the "scaled-down" version of The 2003 Metal Gods North American Tour, to be headlined by HALFORD and scheduled to kick off in early June. As previously reported, the original multi-band package featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH was called off earlier in ...

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NIRVANA: Unauthorized Interview DVD On The Way

An unauthorized NIRVANA DVD, titled "Nirvana - The Untold Stories", will be released in the U.S. on June 17. The DVD, which is not an official release by NIRVANA's label, Universal Music, reportedly contains rarely-seen interview footage purged from various archives, and includes no musical content from the band. The 60-minute DVD will have a ...

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