SEETHINGS Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Replacement

SEETHINGS, the new Swedish band fronted by former DARKANE vocalist Lawrence Mackrory, have parted ways with ex-DIABOLICAL bassist Lars Söderberg and have replaced him with ex-SELPH four-stringer Daniel Jägestedt. SEETHINGS' debut album, "Parallels", was released in Europe and Scandinavia in October through Scarlet Records. The CD was produced by Daniel Bergstrand (IN FLAMES, MESHUGGAH, STRAPPING ...

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Former METAL CHURCH Singer Reforms REVEREND

Former METAL CHURCH frontman David Wayne has reformed REVEREND with guitarists Davey Lee and Nacho Vara (both of BYFIST), drummer Todd Stotz and bassist Jay Wegener. The group's upcoming dates are as follows: Dec. 11 - San Antonio, TX @ TBA Dec. 12 - San Antonio, TX @ Randy's Ballroom (w/ BYFIST) Dec. 14 - ...

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ABLOOM Announce Hollywood Gig

ABLOOM (formerly MOTHRA), the California-based group featuring former SOULFLY members Mikey Doling (guitar), Marcello D. Rapp (bass), and Roy Mayorga (drums), will be performing at The Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California on December 23. ABLOOM's current lineup is rounded out by guitarist Levon Sultanian and vocalist Jason Radford (both of ONESIDEZERO). The ...

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DEPSWA Part Ways With Guitarist, Seek Replacement

California's DEPSWA have parted ways with guitarist James Mills and are currently seeking a replacement. "Interested parties should have a solid background in touring, recording, and live performance," reads a post on the band's web site. "In addition they must have possess a highly energetic stage presence and be a team player. Good stage image ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Up For 'Brummie Of The Year' Award

Neil Elkes of Evening Mail is reporting that Ozzy Osbourne is among the celebrities competing for the "Brummie of the Year" award. Creator Jon Bounds said the award was created to honor Birmingham, England-born and -bred icons who epitomize the down-to-earth qualities of the city. He said: "The one thing that the people of Birmingham ...

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GRIFFIN Enter Studio To Record Japanese Bonus Tracks

Norwegian metal act GRIFFIN are currently in the studio recording a couple of cover songs for the Japanese edition of their third full-length album, "No Holds Barred". The CD, which will be released in Japan through Spiritual Beast Recods, will also include the video for the track "The Sentence". As previously reported, "No Holds Barred" ...

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CRIMINAL To Support SIX FEET UNDER In Europe

Anglo-Chilean metallurgists CRIMINAL, featuring former PENTAGRAM frontman Anton Reisenegger, have been confirmed to support SIX FEET UNDER on a two-week tour of Europe starting on February 26. The trek will coincide with the release of CRIMINAL's fourth studio album, "No Gods No Masters", which is due out on February 23. Also on the bill are ...

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THE QUILL Confirmed For MONSTER MAGNET European Tour

Sweden's THE QUILL, the band featuring current SPIRITUAL BEGGARS/ex-FIREBIRD bassist Roger Nilsson and ex-FIREBIRD drummer Jolle Atlagic, have been added to the forthcoming MONSTER MAGNET European tour, which is scheduled to kick off on February 20 and run through April 12. Also appearing on the bill will be Norwegian rock 'n' rollers GLUECIFER. THE QUILL's ...

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MNEMIC: 'Liquid' Video Posted Online

MNEMIC's video for the track "Liquid", the second single off their debut album, "Mechanical Spin Phenomena", has been posted online at this location (file size: 98 MB). The clip, which was directed by Patric Ulleaus (LACUNA COIL, ACE OF BASE, SCOOTER, FREAK KITCHEN, TRANSPORT LEAGUE) of Revolver Film, was shot on the The ...

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