KROKUS: Double Live Album, DVD To Surface Next Year

Veteran Swiss hard rockers KROKUS are currently compiling a double live album and DVD recorded earlier this year. The set, which will contain all the classics along with a few surprises, is due in 2004. More information will be made available soon. KROKUS' latest CD, "Rock The Block", debuted at No. 1 on the Swiss ...

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GODHEAD To Support EVANESCENCE With Or Without Drummer

Despite drummer Ken Jay's (ex-STATIC-X) health issues which have forced GODHEAD to withdraw from their European tour with PARADISE LOST, the band will still open the U.S. EVANESCENCE tour beginning in Tucson on November 21 and running through mid-December. Band frontman Jason Miller explains, "Ken's illness came too close to the start of the European ...

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KING DIAMOND: Pittsburgh Officially Cancelled, Rochester Show Added

KING DIAMOND's previously announced Nov. 15 show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has been moved to The Penny Arcade in Rochester, New York (4785 Lake Ave) after the recent closing of the Metropol club. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster locations starting this Saturday (October 26). The ages permitted for entry are 16 years and up. As ...

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Former SMASHING PUMPKINS Leader Guests On New BLINDSIDE CD

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS/ZWAN leader Billy Corgan has contributed guitar to a song on Swedish rock band BLINDSIDE's forthcoming album, according to Billboard.com. "Billy Corgan heard a song, flipped out, and asked if he could play guitar on the record," the band's manager, Tim Cook, told the magazine. BLINDSIDE guitarist Simon Grenehed flew to Chicago, where ...

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KORN, FEAR FACTORY, STATIC-X To Play Australia In February

KORN, FEAR FACTORY and STATIC-X will reportedly be playing together at the Sydney Superdome in Sydney, Australia on Friday, February 13, 2004. Additional dates for the package are expected to be confirmed in Victoria and Queensland around February 11-16. Tickets will be priced around $60-$70 and will go on sale on November 5. Although there ...

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BEHOLDER Prepare To Record New Album

Italian metallers BEHOLDER are about to enter New Sin studios to begin recording their third full-length album, titled "Lethal Injection". The follow-up to 2002's "Wish For Destruction" is due in early 2004 through Dragonheart Records. "Lethal Injection" will mark the recording debut with the group of new bassist Ace Raven. BEHOLDER's lineup is competed by ...

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CLUTCH To Perform At Seattle After-Show Party

CLUTCH will perform a full set at the DEFTONES/CLUTCH after-show party at The Graceland Theater in Seattle, Washington on Friday, October 24. Tickets are priced at $7. DEFTONES and CLUTCH are scheduled to perform at the Paramount earlier that same night. ...

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(16) Announce New Tour Dates

Los Angeles-based (16) have announced the following dates during October/November: Oct. 26 - Tempe, AZ @ Jughead's Oct. 27 - Amarillo, TX @ The Pod Oct. 28 - Des Moines, IA @ Hairy Mary's Oct. 30 - Ypsilanti, MI @ Elbow Room Oct. 31 - Medina, OH @ Halloween Party @ 1706 Medina Rd(Rt 18) ...

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Former PESTILENCE Singer To Record With Germany's DEATH BY DAWN

Former PESTILENCE/ASPHYX/BOLT THROWER frontman Martin Van Drunen will be appearing on the new CD from German death metallers DEATH BY DAWN. The singer, who played two shows with the group in early October (in Germany and Italy), will continue to make music and perform live with the band during the coming months. For more information ...

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Former STEREOMUD Bassist Joins SW1TCHED

Ex-STEREOMUD/STUCK MOJO bassist Corey Lowery has joined Cleveland's SW1TCHED. The band, who were previously signed to Immortal/Virgin Records, have announced plans to change their name to SKY FALL DOWN at the end of the year before recording new material with a view towards landing a new record deal. In a recent interview with Edge Magazine, ...

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