SONATA ARCTICA Set Track Listing, Release Date For New Album

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have set an October 11 European release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their new album, "Reckoning Night". The album will arrive in Japan on October 6. Mastering will take place on Monday, June 28 and shortly after that the band will start rehearsing for the summer shows, according to ...

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HATEBREED Cut European Tour Short, Complete New Video

HATEBREED will be cutting their European tour short due to various issues that need to be resolved at home before the band leaves for Ozzfest, according to a posting on the group's web site. All shows between July 3 and July 7 have been canceled. "The band would like to apologize to all the fans ...

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MACHINE HEAD To Tour Europe In The Fall

MACHINE HEAD will be returning to Europe this November/December for a full European tour, according to RockReview.co.uk. Here are some initial U.K. dates that are being listed by on Ticketmaster and Wayahead: Nov. 23 - Southampton, UK @ Guildhall Nov. 24 - Bristol, UK @ Academy Nov. 27 - Glasgow, UK @ Barrowlands ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE: Live DVD On The Way

According to APerfectCircle.net, there will definitely be a live A PERFECT CIRCLE DVD released sometime in the near future. Footage the band taped in Texas is currently being compiled along with random other bits and pieces. No further information is available at this time. A PERFECT CIRCLE singer Maynard James Keenan is currently ...

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ACHERON: German Festival Appearance Cancelled By Promoters

The organizers of Germany's Under The Black Sun Festival have removed ACHERON from this year's lineup, citing a "lack of funds" for their decision. Kyle Severn, drummer for the Columbus, Ohio-based black/death metal cult band, made the following statement about the situation: "Well, it is unfortunate that we have to announce that ACHERON has been ...

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GORGOROTH Singer Appeals Sentence

GORGOROTH singer Gaahl is hoping that the Norwegian court will overturn the 18-month sentence he received in early May for beating a 41-year-old man in what the victim called a ritual attack. "Gaahl has appealed the sentence to the High Court — criminal division, but as these things take a long time here in Norway, ...

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