THE FORSAKEN To Support SOILWORK In Europe

Swedish death metal act THE FORSAKEN will be the support act for SOILWORK on their European tour beginning in early February. THE FORSAKEN will be promoting their third full-length album, "Traces Of The Past", which was released through Century Media Records in November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 06 – Tampere, FIN - Pukkahoune ...

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BOLT THROWER To Begin Work On New Album

Long-running British death metal band BOLT THROWER are currently writing new material for their eighth studio album, tentatively due in October/November through Metal Blade Records. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2001's "Honour Valour Pride" will be recorded in May and will be supported by a full European tour as well as the group's first U.S. tour ...

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PUNCHYOURFACE: Live Songs Posted Online

PUNCHYOURFACE, the new band featuring INTERNAL BLEEDING members Frank Buffalino (guitar), Jerry Lowe (vocals) and Matt Ferrara (guitar, ex-REPUDILATION, GFY, 420), have posted two live songs, recorded at CBGB in New York City on November 30, 2003, at this location. According to the band, "'Famous' is short battle track about a local white ...

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DEATH BY DAWN: More Live Dates Announced

DEATH BY DAWN, the German death metal band featuring former PESTILENCE/ASPHYX/BOLT THROWER frontman Martin Van Drunen, have lined up the following dates: Jan. 24 – Nordhoff –Neuenkirchen, GER May 14 – Talentschuppen – Steinfurt, GER (w/ CONTRADICTION) As previously reported, a recently recorded DEATH BY DAWN demo track, entitled "Legal Usury", has been posted online ...

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MURDERDOLLS Frontman Talks About Upcoming Solo Tour

MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13 (formerly of North Carolina horror-metal outfit FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS FROM PLANET 13) has issued the following statement regarding his upcoming U.K. tour, which is scheduled to kick off in early March: "A lot of questions have been coming in, asking what I will be doing at these shows. I will not ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: European Tour Officially Cancelled

OZZY OSBOURNE has officially cancelled his European tour in the wake of his quad bike crash. The singer, who almost died following the accident last month which left him with fractured ribs and vertebra, has vowed to return to the stage as soon as he could following the smash in the grounds of his Buckinghamshire, ...

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KISS: 'Dynasty' Photographer Passes Away

World-renowned fashion photographer Francesco Scavullo, who took the photographs for the KISS album "Dynasty", has died in New York at the age of 82, according to Reuters. Scavullo's works are included in the permanent collections of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. His photographs were published on the covers of magazines such as Rolling Stone, ...

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DEFENESTRATION Announce U.K. Tour Dates

British female-fronted act DEFENESTRATION have announced the following U.K. dates in January/February: Jan. 09 – Hitchin, UK @ Club 85 Jan. 28 - Scarborough, UK @ Kasbah Jan. 29 - Hull, UK @ Adelphi Jan. 30 - Dundee, UK @ Beat Bar Jan. 31 - Aberdeen, UK @ Dr.Drakes Feb. 01 - Sheffield, UK @ ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS To Enter Studio In March

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the new Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), will enter Abyss studios with engineer Tommy Tägtgren on March 20 to begin recording their as-yet-untitled debut album, due in ...

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LIFE OF AGONY, FLAW, SKRAPE: More Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for the forthcoming U.S. tour featuring headliners LIFE OF AGONY along with openers FLAW and SKRAPE. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jan. 20 - Northern Lights - Albany, NY Jan. 21 - Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA Jan. 23 - Paladium - Worcester, MA Jan. 24 - Starland Ballroom ...

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