EDGUY Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

German power metallers EDGUY have signed a long-term deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The group's first release for the label — an as-yet-untitled EP — will surface in early 2004, to be followed by the band's new full-length studio effort, "Hellfire Club" in March. Singer Tobias Sammet describes the album as the group's "most diverse ...

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AC/DC: London Show Confirmed

To celebrate the re-launch of the Carling Apollo Hammersmith in London, England, an extremely rare and exclusive appearance will take place by one of the greatest and most influential rock bands in the world: AC/DC. For ONE night only, on Tuesday 21st October, Carling will bring Angus Young, Malcolm Young, Brian Johnson, Phil Rudd and ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS: New Album 'Will Turn Some Heads'

ALL THAT REMAINS vocalist Phil LaBonte recently checked in with the following update on the group's forthcoming CD, "This Darkened Heart": "We are about half way through the recording process for the new disc. It's a very time consuming process, but we are very excited about the way things are turning out. I'm not gonna ...

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Former BLUE MURDER Bassist Joins FENDER's Artist Relations Dept.

Former BLUE MURDER/THE FIRM bassist Tony Franklin has joined Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) as part of its Artist Relations Department. Bringing more than twenty five years of professional experience on stage and in the studio, as well as his lifelong love of making music, Franklin will utilize his numerous music industry relationships to help ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Drummer Out?

Drummer Tom Gomes is strongly rumored to have left KILLSWITCH ENGAGE. His replacement, according to unconfirmed reports, is Justin Foley from KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Howard Jones' other band, BLOOD HAS BEEN SHED. No further information is available at this time. ...

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SLAYER: 'Soundtrack' Box Set To Surface In Late November

SLAYER's long-awaited four-disc box set "The Soundtrack To The Apocalypse" will now surface on November 25, according to a source close to the band. The set will include album tracks, live material and soundtrack contributions. As previously reported, SLAYER have written seven songs for a new album they hope to have out early next year. ...

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SEPULTURA To Record Brazilian TV Special

SEPULTURA will record a TV special later this week about the soundtrack to the movie "Lisbela e o Prisioneiro", on which they appear with two previously unreleased tracks — a cover song, "A Dança Das Borboletas", and the instrumental "O Matador". Next week, SEPULTURA will fly to Santiago, Chile to play a show at Instituto ...

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LINKIN PARK To Perform At SMOKEOUT FESTIVAL

LINKIN PARK will be performing at this year's Smokeout Festival at the NOS Events Center in San Bernadino, California on November 15. Other confirmed artists include DMX, CYPRESS HILL and PENNYWISE, with many others soon to be announced. Tickets go on sale Saturday, October 16 and are available at Ticketmaster outlets and via Ticketmaster.com. ...

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