DESTINY Confirmed For Sweden's METAL MEET FESTIVAL

Long-running Swedish metal band DESTINY have been confirmed for the Metal Meet Festival, a two-day event set to take place July 30-31 in Gothenburg, Sweden. This will be DESTINY's first "real" gig in their hometown since their gig with IN FLAMES way back in early 1999 (not counting their short set at the release party ...

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KORN To Cover PINK FLOYD, NIN On Greatest Hits Album

KORN's upcoming greatest hits collection will include two new cover tunes, according to Launch Radio Networks. The group's versions of PINK FLOYD's "Another Brick In The Wall" and NINE INCH NAILS' "Head Like A Hole" will be featured on the album, which is due out this fall. By coincidence, California goth-punk act A.F.I. has also ...

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KHANG Part Ways With Singer, Seek Replacement

British doom merchants KHANG, featuring former members of SERENITY and DOOM, are presently seeking a new vocalist. The group, who released their last CD, "Worship the Evil", in 2002, parted ways with singer Bryan Outlaw in April due to apparent "musical differences." Interested parties can contact Lee Baines at [email protected] ...

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HANOI ROCKS To Make Live Debut With New Guitarist

HANOI ROCKS will play their first show with new guitarist Stevie Klasson (DIAMOND DOGS) on July 8 at the Tavastia club in Helsinki, Finland. As previously reported, HANOI ROCKS have posted sound clips of their new single, "Keep Our Fire Burning", at their official web site. Check out the title track and "Heaven Is Gonna ...

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DISTANT THUNDER: New Videos To Be Unveiled At Houston Club

DISTANT THUNDER, the new band featuring former HELSTAR/DESTINY'S END and current SEVEN WITCHES frontman James Rivera, will unveil two new music videos, "Lost in Time" and "Hopeless Creator", on Thursday, July 1 at the Forgetta 'Bout It Club in Houston, Texas. "The evening's events will commence at 7:30 PM, beginning with complimentary refreshments, followed by ...

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Former FIREHOUSE Bassist Joins DEF LEPPARD Tribute Band

Former FIREHOUSE bassist Dario Seixas has joined the DEF LEPPARD tribute band PYROMANIA. "Dario brings a wealth of experience, talent and showmanship and will help the band push the envelope of just how good a tribute band can be," the band write in a press release. You can catch Dario with PYROMANIA at the end ...

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