IMPALED NAZARENE: Live Album Delayed

IMPALED NAZARENE singer Mika Luttinen has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Here is the update about our live album and let me tell you, somebody out there seem to be against this album a lot. "Original plan (as it was announced here earlier) was to record three shows in Italy. ...

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TOOL Bassist To Perform With ISIS

According to Toolband.com, TOOL bassist Justin Chancellor will be sitting in with Boston indie-metal behemoths ISIS during a couple of live performances in California. Chancellor will play on "Altered Course", the track he guested on on ISIS' latest CD, "Panopticon", available now on Ipecac Records. First up is a show at Glass House ...

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FRAGMENTS OF UNBECOMING Expand Lineup

German death metallers FRAGMENTS OF UNBECOMING have expanded their lineup to include new singer Sam Anetzberger (LEGACY). "For a long time we thought of using a separate singer/frontman only doing the vocals in order to be more variable on the stage and to have a mixture of two different lung soundings," the band said in ...

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TOMMY LEE Moved To Tears By Autobiography's Success

According to the New York Daily News, former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee was getting all choked up the other day when he was told that his autobiography, "Tommyland", had just made The New York Times best-seller list — at No. 16. During a private book-signing at Simon & Schuster's midtown offices, Publisher Judith Curr ...

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Former MACHINE HEAD Drummer To Form New 'Full-On Metal' Band

Chris Kontos (drums, ex-MACHINE HEAD, ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT), Sean Smithson (guitar, ex-SACRILEGE B.C., GRINCH) and Sean McGrath (guitar, IMPALED) are in the process of forming a "full-on metal" band in the vein of EXODUS, THE HAUNTED, PANTERA, SHADOWS FALL and MEGADETH, according to a recent online posting by Smithson. The as-yet-unnamed group, who already have a ...

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THE HAUNTED, TOTALT JÄVLA MÖRKER, INSISION: Complete Itinerary Released

The complete itinerary has been released for the forthcoming "Close-Up Made Us Do It" Scandinavian tour featuring THE HAUNTED, TOTALT JÄVLA MÖRKER and INSISION. The trek, which is being presented by the Swedish rock/metal magazine Close-Up, will visit the following cities/countries during January/February: Jan. 26 - Uppsala, SWE @ Grand Jan. 27 - Gävle, SWE ...

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EDGUY: 'Hall Of Flames' Track Listing Revealed

German power metallers EDGUY will be issuing a "best of" collection, entitled "Hall of Flames", on December 6 via AFM Records. The double album contains all of the group's "hits," chosen personally by the band, and digitally remastered (CD 1), as well as lots of rare and previously unreleased material (CD 2). Additionally, there will ...

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RAGE Drummer To Release Solo Album

RAGE drummer Mike Terrana has announced plans to release a new solo album, entitled "Man of the World". The CD is comprised of 11 tracks in the "instrumental rock fusion" vein, including six studio tracks and four live songs recorded in Moscow at the Premier Drum Day Festival 2003. Track 11 is a live bonus ...

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SIRENIA Announce Session Guitarist For Upcoming Tour

SIRENIA, the Norwegian gothic metal band featuring former TRISTANIA guitarist/vocalist Morten Veland, have announced the addition of session guitarist Bjørnar Landa for their upcoming European tour with TIAMAT, PAIN and THEATRE OF TRAGEDY. Landa joins the group as the temporary replacemen for guitarist/"clean" vocalist Kristian Gundersen, who left the band this past summer due to ...

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