SLIPKNOT For OZZFEST 2004?

SLIPKNOT are strongly rumored have secured a slot at this year's Ozzfest. No further details are currently available. The Iowa-based nine-piece are currently finishing up the recording of their as-yet-untitled new album with producer Rick Rubin (SYSTEM OF A DOWN, SLAYER, AUDIOSLAVE). A brand new SLIPKNOT track, entitled "Don't Get Close", will be featured in ...

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INTENSE To Release New Album In March

English power metallers INTENSE have inked a deal with Italy's Underground Symphony Records. The group's sophomore album, "Second Sight", was recorded at the renowned Thin Ice Studios in Surrey with producer Karl Groom (THRESHOLD) and is scheduled for a late March release. The French pressing of the CD will surface in late February through NTS ...

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ANTISEEN To Perform 'Book-Release' Show In Philadelphia

Reunited North Carolina punk legends ANTISEEN will be performing a special "book-release" show on Saturday, January 24 at the Khyber Pass in Philadelphia where their coffee-table book, "Destructo Maximus", will be available for the first time. View the promo poster for the show by clicking here. "Destructo Maximus" includes new interviews with the ...

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THROES OF DAWN Name New Album

Finland's THROES OF DAWN have set "Quicksilver Clouds" as the title of their fourth full-length album, tentatively due in the spring through Avantgarde/Wounded Love Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Binding of the Spirit" was recorded and mixed in three separate sessions between August and November at Sonic Pump studios in Helsinki. THROES OF DAWN recently ...

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TAD MOROSE, NOCTURNAL RITES To Support EDGUY In Scandinavia

TAD MOROSE will join fellow Swedes NOCTURNAL RITES as special guests on the Scandinavian part of EDGUY's European tour in May. The band, whose latest album, "Modus Vivendi", was released in Europe in November, will also appear at the Decibel 2000 festival in Sweden in late May. "We are really looking forward to playing in ...

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FOZZY To Play Nebraska In February

FOZZY, the band featuring vocalist Chris Jericho (of WWE wrestling fame) and former members of STUCK MOJO, will be performing live on Monday, February 23 at The Ranch Bowl in Omaha, Nebraska (immediately following WWE's "Raw" program). Doors for this all-ages show open at 9:00 p.m. For more information, visit www.ranchbowl.com. As previously ...

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THE HEAVILS Continue Work On Sophomore Album

Illinois-based metal band THE HEAVILS have set the tentative track listing for their sophomore album, which is currently being recorded at Greenhouse Studios in Vancouver, Canada with producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, LAMB OF GOD, DECEMBER). The follow-up to 2003's "The Heavils" will feature a guest appearance by CHEAP TRICK guitarist Rick Nielsen. A ...

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THUNDERSTONE Confirmed For Finland's SAUNA OPEN AIR Festival

Finnish melodic power metallers THUNDERSTONE have been confirmed for the Sauna Open Air festival in Tampere, Finland on Friday, June 11. Also set to appear at the event are NIGHTWISH, CHILDREN OF BODOM and DIABLO. Sauna Open Air is being organized by Partysan Productions, who have previously arranged gigs for acts like H.I.M., STRATOVARIUS, ENTOMBED, ...

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