NILE Guitarist Playing Drums For LECHEROUS NOCTURNE

NILE guitarist Dallas Toler-Wade is reportedly playing drums for Greenville, SC extreme metal band LECHEROUS NOCTURNE. Dallas is said to be "just as great a drummer as he is a guitarist/vocalist." The band are currently writing new material, and will be playing shows and demoing new material soon. Rounding out the group's lineup is Kreishloff ...

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Former HALFORD Axeman Announces Guitar Clinic

Former HALFORD and current TESTAMENT/PAINMUSEUM guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak will partake in a heavy metal guitar clinic presented by Jackson Guitars and M & M Music, Vineland, New Jersey. Metal Mike will perform live selections from his three solo instrumental albums, answer questions and talk in-depth about his first choice in guitars: Jackson Guitars. Concluding ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman Endorses Japanese Robot Tournament

Engadget, a web magazine with "obsessive daily coverage of everything new in gadgets and consumer electronics," reports: "Japan's ROBO-ONE tournament, a yearly fixture in which a multitude of amateur robot developers gather together their creations and have them beat one another up, gained an unwitting and unusual supporter this year: AEROSMITH's Steven Tyler. ...

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Record Label: MUDVAYNE To Headline 'Headbanger's Ball' Tour

MUDVAYNE may headline the next "Headbanger's Ball" tour, tentatively planned for this fall, a representative at the band's record label has confirmed to Launch Radio Networks. The trek is expected to be confirmed within the next two weeks, with dates and cities to follow shortly afterward. The first news of the tour came from Dani ...

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MELIAH RAGE To Release New Album This Month

Screaming Ferret Wreckords has set an August 24 release date for the new MELIAH RAGE album, "Barely Human". A major North American tour will follow. Guitarists Anthony Nichols and Jim Koury, and bass guitarist Jesse Johnson, all original members, are joined by new vocalist Paul Souza and drummer Barry Spillberg (formerly of WARGASM) on "Barely ...

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DAVID VINCENT Rejoins MORBID ANGEL

Bassist/vocalist David Vincent will be rejoining MORBID ANGEL for their rescheduled tour of South America following the departure — for the second, and apparently final, time — of the group's most recent frontman Steve Tucker. "MORBID ANGEL and World Management would like to thank Steve Tucker for his contribution on several MORBID ANGEL records as ...

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