HAVOCHATE: New Album Samples Posted Online

New York-based metal band HAVOCHATE, now featuring former TESTAMENT bassist Greg Christian, have posted MP3 samples of three new tracks at their official web site. The songs "Alone", "Cycle of Pain" and "Speak No More" come off the group's upcoming second album, tentatively due in October/November in Europe and January 2005 in the ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Keyboardist: AXL ROSE Is Wonderful

GUNS N' ROSES keyboardist Dizzy Reed recently spoke to Debby Rao of Glam-Metal.com about his upcoming solo tour (under the DIZZY REED'S HOLLYWOOD BULLDOZER banner) and his working relationship with Axl Rose, among other topics. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Glam-Metal.com: Axl seems like a nice guy to work for. Tell me ...

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DEW-SCENTED, COMMANDER, INTO DARKNESS To Team Up For Mini-Tour

DEW-SCENTED, Germany's leading thrash/death metal band, will teaming up with death metallers COMMANDER and INTO DARKNESS for the "Hallowseve - Tour 2004" mini-tour in late October. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 29 - Zürich, SWI - Dynamo Oct. 30 - Innsbruck, AUT - Hafen (Festival w/ LULLACRY, EPICA, VOICES OF ATLANTIS) Oct. 31 - ...

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LIVIDITY Part Ways With Drummer, Seek Replacement

U.S. cult porn grinders LIVIDITY have parted ways with drummer James Whitehurst for "personal reasons" and are currently seeking a replacement. "We are based out of the Peoria, IL. / Champaign, IL. area in the Midwest USA and are currently working on our fifth release," the band write in a press release. "Influences range from ...

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OBITUARY: Scumbags Like JACK KOSHICK Must Be Stopped!

Reunited death metal legends OBITUARY have sent the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding their dealings with well-known heavy metal concert promoter Jack Koshick (Milwaukee Metalfest, March Metal Meltdown): "Well, after seeing a few bands post about getting screwed by Jack Koshick we have decided to go public with our case against Koshick. "We ...

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