SLIPKNOT Guitarist, SLAYER Drummer To Take Part In U.K. In-Store

SLIPKNOT guitarist Mick Thomson and SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo will be doing an in-store signing at the U.K. midlands top music store PMT (Profesional Music Technology) in Birmingham on Monday, October 5. The exact time has yet to be confirmed, but it will be around lunchtime. For more details, call PMT on 0121 359 5056. ...

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CANCER Announce New Lead Guitarist

Reunited U.K. death metallers CANCER have announced the addition of lead guitarist Dave Leitch (PULVERISED) to the group's ranks. "We look forward to recording the new album with him and touring in 2005, our first show being at Camden Underworld at easter," the band write on their web site. CANCER drummer Carl Stokes and guitarist/vocalist ...

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VICIOUS ART: Debut Album To Surface In November

VICIOUS ART, the new Swedish death/thrash band featuring former DARK FUNERAL members Matias Mäkelä and Robert Lundin, along with Jörgen Sandström (THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE) on bass, will release their debut album, "Fire Falls and the Waiting Waters", on November 1 via Threeman Recordings. An American release through Candlelight Records USA is expected in ...

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GODSMACK: 'Changes' DVD Debuts In Billboard's Top 10

GODSMACK's long-form live in-concert DVD, "Godsmack - Changes", (Zoe/Rounder), has bowed at position No. 7 on Billboard's Top Music Video chart. Filmed throughout GODSMACK's 2003-2004 worldwide "Faceless" tour, much of which included the coveted support slot for METALLICA's "St Anger" tour in Europe and North America, "Changes" offers in-depth interviews with all four band members, ...

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NEW YORK DOLLS Perform In Tokyo: Photos Available

The reunited NEW YORK DOLLS performed at Zepp Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan on Saturday (Sept. 25). Check out pictures from Wire Image. As previously reported, NEW YORK DOLLS will release their first-ever live album, "Morrissey Presents: The Return of the New York Dolls - Live From Royal Festival Hall, 2004", on September 28 ...

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GOD DETHRONED: Tour Dates Announced

Dutch death metallers GOD DETHRONED have lined up the following dates during November/December: Nov. 12 - Dortmund, GER @ WBZ Horde (Nothing for the Masses festival) Nov. 13 - Trier, GER @ Exhaus (w/ NASUM, SUFFOCATION) Nov. 26 - Groningen, NETH @ Vera Dec. 04 – Arnhem, NETH @ Metal Meeting (afternoon) (w/ ENTOMBED, SAMAEL, ...

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Former THE CROWN Frontman To Play One-Off Show With INCAPACITY

Former THE CROWN frontman Johan Lindstrand will be handling the vocals for INCAPACITY during their concert with IMPIOUS on Friday, October 1 at Belsepub in Gothenburg, Sweden. According to a posting on THE CROWN's web site, regular INCAPACITY singer Andreas "Drette" Axelsson "has been forced to say no" to performing the gig and will be ...

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SEPULTURA: Photos From SEPULFEST Posted Online

SEPULTURA's official web site has published a number of photos from the first-ever Sepulfest, which was held last Saturday (Sept. 25) in São Paulo, Brazil. In addition to headliners SEPULTURA, the festival included performances by CLAUSTROFOBIA, MASSACRATION, NAÇÃO ZUMBI and RATOS DE PORÃO. Check out the pictures here. SEPULTURA's set list for "Sepulfest" ...

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