THREE INCHES OF BLOOD Sign With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Canadian metal "overlords" THREE INCHES OF BLOOD have signed a deal with Roadrunner Records. "The Vancouver-based band just got back from touring America with HIMSA and BLACK DAHLIA MURDER," Roadrunner A&R rep Mike Gitter told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "They made a mark in 2003 touring the U.K. with THE DARKNESS in support of their indie album 'Battlecry ...

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DAVE GROHL: JANET, BRITNEY, CHRISTINA Belong On PLAYBOY CHANNEL

Janet Jackson's breast-bearing stunt at the Super Bowl was nothing more than self-promotion and "blatant exhibitionism," FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl told the Associated Press. Grohl, 35, a former drummer for NIRVANA, believes the music industry has been harmed by the recent skin-revealing exploits of Jackson, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. "Get them on the ...

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HYPOCRISY's TÄGTGREN Talks About New CD, Drummer

HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren recently spoke to Denmark's Metal Reference about the band's new CD, "The Arrival", and the addition of drummer Horgh (ex-IMMORTAL) to the group's ranks. The following are some of the highlights of the interview: Metal Reference: [I understand that] "The Arrival" was remastered and remixed because you were unsatisfied ...

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DAMAGEPLAN Karaoke Coming To APPLE's iTUNES

According to an online posting at the Steve Hoffmann Forums (the official web site of "audiophile music restoration specialist" Steve Hoffmann), DAMAGEPLAN will soon have karaoke-like tracks available for purchase via Apple's iTunes Music Store: "Today I put together different mixes from the new band DAMAGEPLAN (formerly PANTERA) to be sold on iTunes," ...

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PARADISE LOST To Once Again Work With FULBER On Upcoming CD

PARADISE LOST will once again be utilizing the services of producer Rhys Fulber (FEAR FACTORY, FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY) during the recording sessions for the follow-up to 2002's "Symbol Of Life", tentatively due before the end of the year through G.U.N./BMG Records (in Europe). According to a posting on the band's official web site, "So far ...

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ROTTING CORPSE To Reunite For Album, Tour

Renowned '80s thrash band ROTTING CORPSE, whose original lineup included current SOLITUDE AETURNUS mainman John Perez, will finally record and release an album, according to guitarist Walter Trachsler (former DEATH touring guitarist/roadie). "Many well-known guest musicians have expressed interest in playing on and playing with Texas' first thrash metal band," says Walter. "CORPSE will than ...

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INTERNAL VOID Confirmed For TEMPLARS OF DOOM Festival

Legendary act INTERNAL VOID have been confirmed for Templars Of Doom - The First Crusade, an all-doom metal festival set to take place Saturday, June 19 at Rehearsal Studios in Indianapolis, Indiana. The following bands are currently scheduled to perform at the festival: PLACE OF SKULLS WHILE HEAVEN WEPT THE HIDDEN HAND INTERNAL VOID WARHORSE ...

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