WINDIR: Final CD Details Revealed

Norwegian black metallers WINDIR will be joined by Vegard Bakken, the older brother of the band's late frontman Terje "Valfar" Bakken, during their final concert on Friday, September 3 at the Rockefeller Arena in Oslo, Norway. "Vegard wants to honour his brother's memory by doing some of the singing this evening," reads a posting on ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Bassist Talks About 'Nymphetamine' Video Treatment

CRADLE OF FILTH bassist Dave Pybus has shared with the Roadrunner Records web site a little of the thought behind the treatment that was prepared for the group's recently shot "Nymphetamine" video. The clip, which was directed by Dani Jacobs, features a guest appearance by Norwegian singer Liv Kristine (LEAVES' EYES, ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY). Says ...

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THE HAUNTED Added To DAMAGEPLAN/SHADOWS FALL U.S. Tour

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have been added to the upcoming U.S. tour featuring DAMAGEPLAN and SHADOWS FALL. The trek is tentatively expected to kick off in late October. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. THE HAUNTED's fourth album, "rEVOLVEr", is scheduled for release in Europe on October 19 through Century Media Records (one ...

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PAGE/PLANT: 'Unledded' DVD Bonus Material Detailed

According to Billboard.com, additional details have come to light regarding the highly anticipated DVD release of Jimmy Page and Robert Plant's "No Quarter - Unledded". The project, which captures the LED ZEPPELIN principals' historic 1994 reunion for an "MTV Unplugged" broadcast, will arrive October 27 on DVD via Warner Strategic Marketing/Atlantic. The soundtrack ...

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HELMET Forced To Revise Tour Schedule Due To Injury

Due to a broken collar bone injury sustained by band leader Page Hamilton while mountain biking, HELMET have been forced to revise their tour dates and will now launch their first tour in seven years in early October. This news also affects the release date of "Size Matters" (Interscope), which has been moved to October ...

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