ANATHEMA Set Release Date For New DVD

ANATHEMA have set a June 28 release date through Music For Nations for their upcoming DVD, entitled "Were You There?". The disc, which was recorded on January 31 at the "Krzemionki" TV studio in Cracow, Poland, will feature over an hour of live performance as well as backstage antics and tour diaries recorded by the ...

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Former MEGADETH Bassist To Lecture At SCHOOL OF BASS Seminar

Former MEGADETH/current F5 bassist David Ellefson will be giving a music-business lecture at the School of Bass seminar on May 6 in Tempe, Arizona. "My talk will be based on my book 'Making Music Your Business' as well as many professional experiences I've had in the biz," says David. "Also, there will be some incredible ...

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EVERGREY Frontman To Produce DRAGONLAND Album

EVERGREY frontman Tom Englund will be producing the next album from Century Media recording artists DRAGONLAND. The recording will take place at Tom's co-owned studio facility Division One Studios in Sweden beginning on June 1. A late 2004 release is expected. ...

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Drummer JÖRG MICHAEL: STRATOVARIUS Is In Deep Crisis

STRATOVARIUS on-again, off-again drummer Jörg Michael has posted the following message on his official web site: "Here is some news from me. [STRATOVARIUS keyboardist] Jens [Johansson] said he posted something in the STRATOVARIUS forum so I would like to give my view on the past few weeks also. I didn't want to post anything at ...

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ICED EARTH: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

ICED EARTH have added more dates in June as part of their extremely successful North American headlining tour in support of their latest CD, "The Glorious Burden". It is not presently clear if CHILDREN OF BODOM and EVERGREY — the two support acts on the current leg of ICED EARTH's tour — will be part ...

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SCOTT WEILAND Threatens Magazine Writer Over CD Review

VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland has slammed Maxim magazine writer Jon Caramanica over his review of the group's debut album, "Contraband", stating — among other things — that Caramanica "knows about as much about me and my legal situation as he does about our music." Read on for Caramanica's brief review of the CD and ...

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