EXODUS To Tour Europe In June

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS will be embarking on a European tour beginning in early June. The first confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 10-12 – Sölvesborg, SWE @ Sweden Rock Jun. 22 – Glasgow, SCO @ Cathouse Jun. 23 – Swansea, UK @ Escape Jun. 24 – London, UK @ Underworld EXODUS' ...

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HYPOCRISY Film Video For 'Eraser'

Long-running Swedish metal act HYPOCRISY, led by acclaimed producer/PAIN frontman Peter Tägtgren, have finished filming a video for the track "Eraser", taken from the group's upcoming album, "The Arrival". "The video contains some science fiction, some naked ladies and then some," Tägtgren writes on the band's web site. As previously reported, "The Arrival" is scheduled ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Comment On DAVE HOLLAND's Sex-Assault Charges

JUDAS PRIEST have commented via their official web site on the sex-abuse charges leveled against former PRIEST drummer Dave Holland by a 17-year-old youth with special needs who visited his home for lessons. Writing to the band's official Noticeboard, JUDAS PRIEST Management Co-Ordinator Jayne Andrews said, "Needless to say we find this whole ...

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OPETH Cancel Edmonton Date, Reschedule For Two Days Later

Sweden's OPETH were forced to cancel their date in in Edmonton (Canada) on Tuesday, January 20 due to one of their members falling ill. However, they have rescheduled a new date for Thursday, January 22 at Red's. OPETH are in the middle of a North American tour with MOONSPELL and DEVILDRIVER. The group's next show ...

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AC/DC: New Album To Be 'Harder' Than The Last

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson told Italy's Rock Hard magazine that the band will definitely come out with a new studio album in 2004 and that guitarist Angus Young has written "harder" riffs than the ones that appeared on their last studio CD, "Stiff Upper Lip". Johnson also said he will be handling lyrics this time ...

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JOE LYNN TURNER To Guest On VH1 CLASSIC

Singer Joe Lynn Turner (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) will be sharing compelling anecdotes and introducing classic pop and rock videos on cable channel, VH1 Classic, starting at 6:00 a.m. January 31. Turner's guest VJ shift will appear in segments throughout the weekend. He'll be joined by veteran VH1 personality Amy Scott. Joe and Amy ...

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KATAFALK: Live Video Posted Online

Dutch extreme death/thrashers KATAFALK have posted a live video of the songs "Birthmark 666" and "Blind Envy" (recorded at Belgium's Frontfest) in MP4 format at this location (file size: 52.5, Quicktime 6.5 required). In other news, KATAFALK have been confirmed for the Bands Battle Festival in Stavenhagen, Germany on Saturday, May 15. Also ...

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SKINDRED To Headline U.K. Dates After STAMPIN' GROUND Drops Off

SKINDRED, the Welsh band featuring former members of DUB WAR, will now be headlining the dates they had planned to play with STAMPIN' GROUND as STAMPIN' GROUND have pulled out of the shows, according to a posting at SKINDRED's web site. Support at the dates will come from FONY, FALLEN TO, BROWBEAT, DESERT MONKEY (Colchester ...

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