DUALESC Forced To Scrap FILTER Collaboration

Portland, Oregon's DUALESC have been forced to scrap their previously announced plans of recording their next CD with FILTER's Richard Patrick at the production helm. "Unfortunately, it looks as if we won't be able to make it down to record with Richard Patrick and [engineer] Rae Dileo after all," the band write on their official ...

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SINGLE BULLET THEORY Confirmed To Headline The Crash Music 2003 Tour

Philadelphia-based SINGLE BULLET THEORY, featuring PISSING RAZORS guitarist Matt Difabio and ex-SEVEN WITCHES bassist Bill Mez, have been confirmed to headline the month-long Crash Music 2003 Tour beginning on Aug. 14 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Crash tour will be sponsored by Rhino Amplification, Dirtbag Clothing, Metal Maniacs and Jagermeister and will also feature Crash recording ...

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ENCHANT Set Release Date For 'Tug Of War'

Bay Area prog-rockers ENCHANT have set a July 29 release date through Inside Out Music for their new album, "Tug Of War". The 10-song opus was again produced by guitarist Doug Ott and mixed by Tom Size, who has previously worked with MR. BIG, SAMMY HAGAR and Y&T, among many others. "Tug of War" marks ...

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SKID ROW To Release 'Thickskin' In July

SKID ROW have set a July 22 release date through Skid Row Records for their new album, "Thickskin". " 'Thickskin' has been two years in the making. We're very excited about this, especially since it's the first SKID ROW record for [singer] Johnny [Solinger] and [drummer] Phil [Varone]," said bassist Rachel Bolan. "It took a ...

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DREAM THEATER Tribute Night in Israel

Ytsejammers Israel, the official DREAM THEATER fan club in Israel, will be hosting a DREAM THEATER Tribute Night in Tel-Aviv at the Heineken Habima Club on Thursday, July 10, 2003. The night will start at 10:00 p.m. and will include a special show by the talented local prog-metal band ANTROPIA. There will also be rare ...

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ANVIL: Canadian Tour Dates Announced

Veteran Canadian metallers ANVIL have lined up the following gigs during the coming weeks: Jun. 27 – Toronto, ONT @ Sneaky Dee's Jul. 18 – Perth, ONT @ Codes Mill (Perth Metal Meltdown 2003) Jul. 25 – Brampton, ONT @ Raxx Bar & Grill Aug. 21 – Toronto, ONT @ Lee's Palace Aug. 23 – ...

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NY Post: German 'Nazi' Punk Band To Open For THE ROLLING STONES

A popular German punk band once outlawed for their hate-filled, neo-Nazi lyrics will open for the ROLLING STONES during a summer concert in Germany, according to the New York Post. BÖHSE ONKELZ — a deliberate German misspelling of "Evil Uncles" — will play before the world's most successful rock group takes the stage on Aug. ...

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LION'S SHARE Acquire New Vocalist

LION'S SHARE guitarist Lars Chriss is currently composing material for the band's fifth studio album with an as-yet-undisclosed new "killer" vocalist "in the Ronnie James Dio/Tony Martin vein. A tentative fall 2004 release is expected. Among the titles set to appear on the as-yet-untitled effort are "Nomad", "Face To Face" and "Finger Of God". LION'S ...

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