TENEBRE Part Ways With Keyboardist, Announce Replacement

Sweden's TENEBRE have parted ways with keyboardist Julius after he "lost two fingers in a shark-related accident while on holiday," according to the group's official web site. In his place, the band have enlisted Ivana. Ivana will make her live debut with the group at the Party.San Festival in Bad Berka, Germany on August 7. ...

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PYREXIA Announce New Drummer

Reunited Long Island, New York-based death metallers PYREXIA, who recently signed an exclusive distribution deal with Crash Music, have added drummer Justin Dipinto to the group's lineup. "Justin is best known for his recent work behind the kit on MALEVOLENT CREATION's 'The Will To Kill' [album] and is a welcome addition to the group, solidifying ...

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TED NUGENT's Family Forced From Home By Mold

Ted Nugent's family had to move to one of his northern Michigan cabins after their home became contaminated with mold, according to the Associated Press. "It's been an absolute nightmare," said Shemane Nugent, who is residing in one of her husband's cabins in northern Michigan with the couple's 12-year-old son, Rocco. "We've been told that ...

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MORIFADE Finalize Track Listing For 'Domi<>nation'

Sweden's MORIFADE have finalized the track listing for their third album, "Domination", due on September 1 through Hammerheart Records. The follow-up to last year's "Imaginarium" was recorded at Los Angered studios in Gothenburg and Monogram studios in Stockholm. The complete track listing for "Domination" (download cover here) is as follows: 01. Parallels 02. ...

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EINHERJER Name New CD

Norway's EINHERJER have set "Blot" as the title for their for their upcoming album, due on September 8 through Tabu Recordings. According to the band's official web site, "This will definitely be the longest EINHERJER album to date, featuring 12 songs plus an intro. A total of over one hour of viking metal music." Among ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Prepare To Enter Studio

SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist Daron Malakian has finished writing more than two dozen songs for the group's next album and will join the rest of the band for rehearsals later this summer, according to Billboard.com. The as-yet-untitled effort will be co-produced by Malakian and Rick Rubin, who has worked with the group on their ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Sell Out The Birch Hill In 15 Minutes

The classic LIFE OF AGONY lineup of Keith Caputo (vocals), Alan Robert (bass), Joey Z (guitar) and Sal Abruscato (drums) needed a total of 15 minutes to sell all the tickets to their upcoming reunion show at Birch Hill Concert Hall in Old Bridge, New Jersey on Saturday, August 2. Birch Hill Concert Hall is ...

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OCCULT To Release 'Elegy For The Weak' In September

Dutch thrashers OCCULT have set "Elegy For The Weak" as the title for their fifth studio album, due in September through Painkiller Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Rage To Revenge" was produced by Andy Classen at Stage One studios in B├╝hne, Germany and contains the following track listing: 01. Disturbing The Dead 02. Nuclear Torment ...

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LOLLAPALOOZA Kicks Off In Indiana: Photos Available

The newly resurrected alt-rock festival Lollapalooza officially launched on Saturday, July 5 at Verizon Wireless Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana. Check out pictures from Wire Image. Sidelined since 1998, this year's 28-date Lollapalooza features JANE'S ADDICTION, AUDIOSLAVE, INCUBUS, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, JURASSIC 5, THE DONNAS and, for a few dates, A ...

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RESPONSE NEGATIVE: New Song Posted Online

RESPONSE NEGATIVE, the Florida-based death/thrash metal band featuring former OVERKILL/GRIP INC. guitarist Bobby Gustafson, have posted a new demo track, titled "All Out War", in Real Audio format at this location. RESPONSE NEGATIVE's next show will take place on Friday, July 11 at Spanky's in West Palm Beach, Florida. Also set to appear ...

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