SCUM OF THE EARTH: Tour Dates Announced

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the new band formed by ex-ROB ZOMBIE guitarist Riggs, will embark on a nationwide tour supporting their Eclipse Records debut, "Blah…Blah…Blah…Love Songs for the New Millennium". The tour will commence October 26, the very day the albums drops, canvas most of the U.S. and venture into Canada. Riggs recorded "Blah…" with ...

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Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Singer AL ATKINS Recording More Material For Solo Album

Original JUDAS PRIEST singer Al Atkins will enter the studio on October 29 to record the seventh song for his upcoming solo project, entitled "Demon Deceiver". The track, entitled "Bleeding", will feature contributions from the following musicians: Pete Emms (bass), Mike de Jager (guitar), Simon Lees (guitar, BUDGIE) and Mick Hales (drums). As previously reported, ...

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THEATRE OF TRAGEDY Confirm European Tour

Norway's THEATRE OF TRAGEDY have confirmed reports that they will be embarking on a two-week European tour with TIAMAT, PAIN and SIRENIA beginning in late December and ending January 9, 2005. Countries that will most likely be visited by the band include Germany, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland and Austria. These will be the group's first ...

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SOILWORK To Begin Mixing Next Week

SOILWORK vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid has posted the following recording update on the group's official web site: "Hi everybody! sorry for not posting updates very frequently... anyways me and Sven have been so busy with our stuff and I can tell you it's one of the biggest and most exhausting efforts we've ever gone through, ...

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LED ZEPPELIN: 'Biography' To Air In Early December

A LED ZEPPELIN "Biography" one-hour TV program will air on the A&E network on Wednesday, December 1, 2004 at 4:00 a.m. A show description reads as follows: "The story of the top rock band that got its name when drummer Keith Moon predicted how the band would go over with audiences after hearing their demo ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Italian Shows Postponed

MACHINE HEAD have been forced to postpone their previously announced shows in Rome and Vicenza (Oct. 25-26), Italy after their tour bus broke down on their way through Swiss Alps this weekend. Stranded in Zurich, with no other buses available (due to heavy European touring at the moment) and no other way to transport the ...

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VICIOUS ART To Make Live Debut Next Month

VICIOUS ART, the new Swedish death/thrash band featuring former DARK FUNERAL members Matias Mäkelä and Robert Lundin, along with Jörgen Sandström (THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE) on bass, will make their live debut on November 12 at Tantogården in Stockholm, Sweden. Also scheduled to appear are MÖRK GRYNING and NINNUAM. VICIOUS ART will take the ...

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ANDROMEDA: Debut Album To Be Re-Released

Acclaimed Swedish prog-metal band ANDROMEDA will have their debut album, "Extension of the Wish" (2001), re-released in Europe on November 15 via New Hawen/Century Media. The new version will feature vocals by new singer David Fremberg, a new mix and two bonus tracks, previously only released in France by NTS. The title of the re-release ...

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