Review: 5,000 Cram Haskins Center For IRON MAIDEN

Victor R. Martinez of El Paso Times reports that "it was a great night to be a metal head Monday (August 18) at the Don Haskins Center, where MOTÖRHEAD, DIO and the metal powerhouse IRON MAIDEN gave more than 5,000 fans vintage performances complete with guitar and drum solos and a lot of loud music. ...

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Ex-BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Members Forming New Band

Ex-BLACK DAHLIA MURDER bassist Dave Lock and vocalist Trevor Strnad are currently seeking a drummer and a second guitarist for a full-time death metal project, with influences ranging from MALEVOLENT CREATION, MONSTROSITY, and HATE ETERNAL to "Divine Intervention"-era SLAYER. The drummer must be able to blast and have tremendous double-bass skills. Lock and Strnad are ...

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DEADSETT Split With Singer, Announce Replacement

Former PISSING RAZORS frontman Jason Bragg has left DEADSETT "to pursue other music opportunities," according to a post on DEADSETT's web site. "It was an amicable split and we wish Jason the best of luck." "We already got a new vocalist, Kyle Zemanek. We also have a new drummer, Jeff Fabb. They both are experienced ...

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DUST TO DUST To Support TYPE O NEGATIVE, LACUNA COIL

Brooklyn rockers DUST TO DUST will be supporting TYPE O NEGATIVE and LACUNA COIL at the following dates: Sep. 15 - 9:30 Club - Washington D.C Sep. 16 - The Boathouse - Norfolk, VA Sep. 17 - Crocodile Rocks - Allentown, PA Sep. 19 - L'Amour - Brooklyn, NY As previously reported, DUST TO DUST ...

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CROWBAR: New Studio Photos Available Online

A bunch more photos of the new CROWBAR lineup — guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein (DOWN), bassist Rex Brown (PANTERA, DOWN) and drummer Craig Nunenmacher (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY) — recording their new album, tentatively titled "You Don't Need An Enemy To Have A War", have been posted online at this location. As previously reported, CROWBAR ...

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CHAOSBREED Announce Hometown Gig

CHAOSBREED, the new Finnish death metal supergroup consisting of drummer Nalle Österman (ex-GANDALF), bassist Oppu Laine (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI), guitarist Marko Tarvonen (MOONSORROW), guitarist Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS), and vocalist Taneli Jarva (ex-SENTENCED, THE BLACK LEAGUE), will perform at Stella Star in Helsinki on August 28. The band utilize a "serious (and disgusting!) stage set" during the ...

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FISSION: Harsh And Razor-Sharp Thrash Metal

BORKNAGAR/VINTERSORG frontman Andreas Hedlund (a.k.a. Vintersorg) has revealed more information about FISSION, his new collaboration with VINTERSORG live session drummer Benny "Hägge" Hägglund. According to Hedlund, FISSION's musical style can be described as "harsh and razor-sharp thrash metal, with a lot of melody and atmosphere. Some links can be made to bands like AT THE ...

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