IN FLAMES: Swedish Dates Announced

Sweden's IN FLAMES have lined up the following gigs during the coming weeks: Feb. 13 - Jönköping, SWE - Popstad 2004 Apr. 16 - Göteborg, SWE - Lisebergshallen Apr. 18 - Stockholm, SWE – Arenan IN FLAMES will release their new album, "Soundtrack To Your Escape", on March 29. The follow-up to 2002's "Reroute To ...

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UFO: New Album Samples Available For Download

UFO fan site Strangers In The Night has posted MP3 clips of all 12 tracks that are set to appear on the new UFO album, "You Are Here", due in Europe on February 16 through SPV Records (March in the U.S.). Check them out here. The group's first effort to feature new guitarist ...

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New SLIPKNOT Track To Be Included In Upcoming Videogame

A brand new SLIPKNOT track, entitled "Don't Get Close", will be featured in an upcoming Activision videogame, tentatively due in April. A slightly reworked version of the song is expected to appear on the band's much-anticipated follow-up to 2001's "Iowa", due this summer through Roadrunner Records. SLIPKNOT is one of several metal bands featured on ...

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KITTIE: New Music Posted Online

Canadian metal band KITTIE have decided to release two brand new songclips from their latest demo to give everyone a chance to sample some of their new material before it is recorded and released. Check it out (note: the titles attached to the songclips appear to have been mixed up): 01. Until the End (

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SCORPIONS In The Studio: Video Available

Veteran German hard rockers SCORPIONS have posted a five-minute video clip of the band in the studio recording their new album, tentatively due in the spring. Check it out here (Real One player required). As previously reported, SCORPIONS — who recently announced the addition of Polish bassist Pawel Maciwoda (SECTION 31, URBANATOR) to ...

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NIKKI SIXX: On A Mission To Write A Double Album

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message on B.O.D.'s official web site: "Nothing much to update except we're on a mission from hell to write a double album. If it happens, fine..if not... Well, we're gonna have a fuckload of music to choose from for the next album. Of course, ...

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KELLY KEELING Issues Update

Vocalist/guitarist Kelly Keeling (BATON ROUGE, BLUE MURDER, MSG, GUITAR ZEUS, JOHN NORUM) has posted the following message on his official web site: "Howdy folks! It's been a while since I updated. I've been so busy on the road with various projects and social gatherings. "I did a show with DOKKEN at the Palms in Las ...

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MOB RULES Name New Album

German melodic metallers MOB RULES have set "Among the Gods" as the title of their fourth album, tentatively due in late April/early May through SPV Records. A three-song single containing the brand-new album track "Black Rain" backed with "Get Down" (unreleased 1997 demo) and "End of All Days" (live video recorded on the Wacken Road ...

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