ANTHRAX To Perform Headlining Show In Switzerland

ANTHRAX will perform a headlining show at Z-7 Konzertfabrik in Pratteln, Switzerland on Saturday, October 26th. The concert will take place on an "off" day during the band's European tour with MOTÖRHEAD, which is scheduled to kick off on October 13th in Manchester, England. Support at the Pratteln show will come from Switzerland's MEGORA, an ...

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STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Singer To Appear At MAP AWARDS

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer Scott Weiland will make a rare solo performance as part of this year's MAP Awards, taking place on November 7th at West Hollywood, California's House Of Blues. The event supports the Musician's Assistance Program, which provides solutions to drug and alcohol addiction within the music industry. ...

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HADES ALMIGHTY Seek New Label

Norway's HADES ALMIGHTY have parted ways with Psychobitch Records and are currently seeking to sign a new label deal. In the meantime, the group are continuing work on the material for the follow-up to last year's The Pulse Of Decay CD, due sometime in 2003. According to the band, "[the new songs] span from sinister, ...

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THE (INTERNATIONAL) NOISE CONSPIRACY Complete New EP

Sweden's THE (INTERNATIONAL) NOISE CONSPIRACY, fronted by former REFUSED screamer Dennis Lyxzen, have completed work on their new EP, Bigger Cages, Longer Chains for a late 2002 release through Burning Heart Records. Included on the CD are five new tracks and a cover of N.E.R.D.'s "Baby Doll", which the group has already performed live. The ...

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KISS To Play One-Off Show In Australia?

KISS are rumored to be planning a return to Australia for a one-off concert at Melbourne's Colonial Stadium in late February/early March 2003. If the unconfirmed reports are to be believed, this unique show will feature the band playing with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra who will all be wearing KISS makeup. The one-off concert will ...

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W.A.S.P. Tour Cancelled?

Despite Metal Blade Records' assertion last week that ENGINE's upcoming North American tour with W.A.S.P. was still most definitely on, there are strong indications that Blackie and co. have indeed pulled the plug on the trek. Many of the ticket holders who had purchased advance tickets via online outlets have been notified of ...

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EVERGREY Commence Recording Sessions For 'Recreation Day'

Swedish "progressive power metal" band EVERGREY have commenced the recording sessions for their fourth full-length album, tentatively titled Recreation Day, at KING DIAMOND guitarist Andy LaRocque's Los Angered Recordings with producer LaRocque and engineer Rizzo. The effort, which will be mixed by Fredrik Nordström at Studio Fredman, will contain the following tracks, among others: 01. ...

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