Ex-HEAVENLY Members Form New Band, Seek Singer

Former HEAVENLY members Frédéric Leclercq (guitar), Pierre-Emmanuel Pélisson (bass) and Maxence Pilo (drums) have announced plans to form a new band. "We are currently looking for a singer, influenced by Dio, [John] Corabi, [David] Coverdale, [Graham] Bonnet, that kind of guys," the group write in a statement. "You may ask yourself (and you're absolutely right), ...

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RE: IGNITION To Demo More Material

RE: IGNITION (formerly DEF IGNITION), the new San Francisco Bay Area band led by SKINLAB's Steev Esquivel, have posted the following message on their official web site: "RE:IGNITION is alive! And we want to thank everyone who came out to our first show to help make it a huge success! It was awesome sharing the ...

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ADEMA To Play 'Intimate' Gig In Florida

ADEMA will play a special "intimate" gig at the Gotham Hall in Fort Myers, Florida on Wednesday May 19. Only 200 tickets will be sold. Tickets are available at The Cigar Bar: (239) 337-4662. The band are also scheduled to perform at the Pompano Beach Amphitheatre in Pompano Beach, Florida on May 22. As previously ...

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IN FLAMES, SOILWORK, MNEMIC Confirmed For 'Alone In The Dark' Soundtrack

"Alone In The Dark", the upcoming horror movie based on the popular computer game series, will also feature an appropriate dark soundtrack: The first bands confirmed for it are modern thrash metallers MNEMIC (with the track "Ghost"), Sweden's successful melodic death export IN FLAMES ("The Quiet Place") and Swedish melodic death giants SOILWORK ("Departure Plan"). ...

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HEAVEN SHALL BURN: South American Dates Announced

German melodic death/metalcore act HEAVEN SHALL BURN will be returning to South America in late May for two or three exclusive shows. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 28 – Santiago, CHL @ TBA May 30 - Sao Paulo, BRA @ Liberation Fest V HEAVEN SHALL BURN released their new album, new album, "Antigone", last ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: 'Slither' Video Posted Online

VELVET REVOLVER's video for "Slither", the first single off their upcoming "Contraband" debut, is available for viewing on the MTV.com web site at this location. As previously reported, the "Slither" clip, which was directed by Kevin Kerslake (NIRVANA, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, SONIC YOUTH), follows club kids as they chase through underground tunnels ...

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KARMAKANIC To Release 'Wheel Of Life' In June

KARMAKANIC, the progressive Swedish band featuring Jonas Reingold and Zoltan Chorsz from THE FLOWER KINGS alongside former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Goran Edman, will release their sophomore album, "Wheel of Life", on June 7 through Regain Records. Described as a cross between YES, DREAM THEATER and KING CRIMSON, KARMAKANIC were honored with the prize for best ...

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IN FLAMES: More Festival Appearances Announced

Sweden's IN FLAMES have been confirmed for the Swedish festival Piteå Dansar och Ler. The festival will take place July 28-August 1, 2004 in Peteå, Sweden. Other confirmed artists are SENTENCED, LAMBRETTA and LISA MISKOVSKY. For more information about the festival, visit www.pdol.se. IN FLAMES have also been confirmed for Motala Vattenfestival. The ...

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