MESHUGGAH Confirmed For Sweden's ARVIKAFESTIVALEN

Swedish experimental extreme metal band MESHUGGAH have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Arvikafestivalen, scheduled to take place Sweden July 15-17 in Arvika, Sweden. Also set to appear are THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES, VIVE LA FÊTE and SUB6, among others. Upcoming MESHUGGAH tour dates: Jul. 1-4 – Roskilde, DEN @ Roskilde Festival ...

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VOMITORY Complete Work On 'Primal Massacre'

Swedish death metallers VOMITORY have completed work on their fifth album, "Primal Massacre", due on April 19 through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Blood Rapture" was recorded at Studio Kuling in Örebro, Sweden with producer Henrik Larsson and was mixed at Berno Studio. The album includes 10 songs of "brutal, non-compromising death metal." ...

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VISCERAL BLEEDING Change Album Title

Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING have changed the projected title of their forthcoming sophomore album to "Transcend Into Ferocity" from the previously announced "As Fury Unfolds". The artwork for the upcoming album will be done by Shelly Noir and "it's absolutely sick," the band write on their web site. "It perfectly illustrates the content of ...

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INCANTATION Seeking 'Cool' Video Footage

Pennsylvania-based death metallers INCANTATION are looking for any "cool" video footage and photos that anyone might have of the band live or hanging out that they would like to include on the band's first DVD. Please e-mail the band at: [email protected] or send a copy of the video to: Incantation, P.O. Box 5321, Johnstown, PA ...

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TIM OWENS: 'I Would Never Rejoin JUDAS PRIEST'

Former JUDAS PRIEST/current ICED EARTH singer Tim Owens spoke to FoundryMusic.com Friday (January 16) about his departure from PRIEST, the "drinking incident" with ICED EARTH guitarist Jon Schaffer that was spotlighted in the current issue of Revolver magazine, and his plans for a solo project. Asked if he would ever consider rejoining JUDAS PRIEST for ...

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JIMMY BAIN Out Of DIO?

According to Germany's Rock Hard magazine, bassist Jimmy Bain is rumored to have left DIO and hooked up with drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO) and guitarist Carlos Cavazo (QUIET RIOT) in a new, as-yet-singerless project. Cavazo was previously reported to be writing songs with former LYNCH MOB vocalist Oni Logan. No further information is ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Spotted In California, Band Prepare To Record

JUDAS PRIEST have denied reports that the band are recording their new album in California after Glenn Tipton (guitar), K.K. Downing (guitar) and Scott Travis (drums) were spotted there over the weekend. Writing to the group's official message board, PRIEST Management Co-Ordinator Jayne Andrews said, "Glenn, K.K. and Scott were only in Anaheim on Saturday ...

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