SLAYER Explain Myrtle Beach Cancellation

A representative at SLAYER's management company has sent the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the band's cancellation of their scheduled headlining appearance in Myrtle Beach, SC Wednesday night (Sept. 1): "Tom Araya, SLAYER's bassist/vocalist, was treated and released from a Myrtle Beach, NC hospital on Wednesday after experiencing severe pain due to a kidney stone. ...

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German Music Channel To Air WACKEN OPEN AIR Report

German music channel VIVA will broadcast a report on this year's Wacken Open Air festival on Sunday, September 5 beginning at 10:30 pm (CET). Among the live performances that are expected to be featured in the program are those from ANTHRAX, MNEMIC, AMON AMARTH, DESTRUCTION, HYPROCRISY and SAXON. Also included in the report will be ...

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MASTODON To Guest On 'Headbanger's Ball'

MASTODON will be the featured guests on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" on Saturday, September 4. "Headbanger's Ball" airs Saturdays from 10-12 p.m. EST. This Saturday's "Headbanger's Ball" will also include the world premiere of MASTODON's new music video, "Iron Tusk". The roll-out video from the band's new album, "Leviathan", "Iron Tusk" was directed by Chad Rullman, ...

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Name This Band: SEVENDUST, STEREOMUD, SKRAPE Members Need Your Help

A contest has been launched to name the new band featuring former and current members of SEVENDUST, SKRAPE, Tommy Lee's (MÖTLEY CRÜE) solo band, STEREOMUD and VIRGOS MERLOT/VIRGOS. The group, which is currently recording its debut album in Orlando, FL, consists of the following musicians: Brett Hestla: Vocals Will Hunt (SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE): Drums Corey ...

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SATYRICON/DARKTHRONE 'Wacken Special' To Air On Norwegian TV

The highlights of the joint legendary performance by Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON and DARKTHRONE guitarist/vocalist Nocturno Culto at this year's Wacken festival will be televised by "Lydverket", Norway's top music show on Norwegian national TV channel NRK1 on Wednesday, September 8 at 11:10 p.m. The performance footage will be included in the 20-minute SATYRICON/DARKTHRONE "special" ...

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