SIX FEET UNDER Singer CHRIS BARNES: 'Life Is Too Short'

SIX FEET UNDER frontman Chris Barnes has issued the following statement in memory of DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott: "Life is too short, my friends ... life is too short. "I was lucky enough to meet Dime a few years back when I was in Dallas for a tattoo convention and getting some work done ...

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OHIO COALITION AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE Issues Statement On DIMEBAG Shooting

The Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence has released a statement regarding the tragic shooting at a nightclub in Columbus, Ohio, where 25-year-old Nathan Gale walked on stage and shot and killed four people (including DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist Darrell Abbott) before being shot and killed by the police. "We want to offer our sympathies and condolences to ...

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SUNRIDE Forced To Re-Record Parts Of New Album

Finland's SUNRIDE recently spent time in the studio recording their third album, "The End Justifies the Means". The following update was posted at the group's official web site: "Not-so-good news this time. The scratch disk of one of the computers in the studio broke around a week ago. This incident caused the fact that some ...

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JAMES MURPHY Pays Tribute To CHUCK SCHULDINER And DIMEBAG DARRELL

Guitarist/producer James Murphy (ex-TESTAMENT, DEATH, OBITUARY) has issued the following statement on the third anniversary of Chuck Schuldiner's (DEATH, CONTROL DENIED) death: "As we mourn the recent passing of one musical giant, the calendar marks the third anniversary of the tragic parting of another, equal in stature and influence, and as deeply missed. "I so ...

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IMPALED: Release Date Set For 'Death After Life'

Century Media Records has set a March 8, 2005 release date for the third album from Oakland, California's demented, maniacal surgeons known as IMPALED. Entitled "Death After Life" (view cover here), the follow-up to 2002's "Mondo Medicale" was recorded by Billy Anderson (CATHEDRAL, MR. BUNGLE, L7, SLEEP), Trey Spruance (MR. BUNGLE, SECRET CHIEFS ...

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MOONSPELL To Support CRADLE OF FILTH In Europe

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL have been invited by longtime friends CRADLE OF FILTH to support them on their upcoming European tour between the end of February and the beginning of April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 23 - (B) Brussel - Ancienne Belgique Feb. 24 - (NL) Hardenberg - Podium Feb. 25 - (NL) Amsterdam ...

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DUNGORTHEB: DEATH Cover Posted Online

French metal band DUNGORTHEB's cover of the DEATH classic "Misanthrope" has been posted online in MP3 format at VS-Webzine.com. The song will be featured on a DEATH tribute CD, "Unforgotten Past… In Memory Of Chuck Schuldiner", due in early 2005 via the Chinese label Area Death Production. Also set to appear on the ...

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