PRETTY MAIDS Begin Work On New Album

Veteran Danish hard rockers PRETTY MAIDS have posted the following message at their official web site: "WE'RE BACK!!!!! "Well, in fact we've never really been away, but as some might have noticed, not a lot has been happening on our official homepage the last year or so, and to a certain extent not a lot ...

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SKID ROW Announce North American Tour Dates

SKID ROW have lined up the following dates in February: Feb. 18 – Vernal, UT - Club XS Feb. 19 - Nephi UT - Salt Creek Sports Lounge Feb. 20 – Boise, ID - The Big Easy Concert House Feb. 21 – Spokane, WA - The Big Easy Concert House Feb. 22 – Surrey, BC ...

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SATYRICON Set American Release Date For 'Volcano'

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON have set an April 6 U.S. release date through the Sony Music imprint EatUrMusic (run by SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Daron Malakian) for their latest CD, "Volcano". "Volcano" was SATYRICON's first release for the Scandinavian branch of Capitol Records, which originally issued the CD in September 2002. Although SATYRICON were previously ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE To Film Video For 'Decency Defiled'

Veteran death metallers CANNIBAL CORPSE will shortly begin filming a video for the track "Decency Defiled" off their forthcoming CD, "The Wretched Spawn", due on February 24 through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Gore Obsessed", "The Wretched Spawn" was recorded at Sonic Ranch studios in Tornillo, Texas with producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, JUDAS ...

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KORN Singer To Speak At NAMM Producer Roundtable

This Saturday, January 17, at NAMM in Los Angeles, KORN frontman Jonathan Davis will be speaking at the 11th Annual Producers SoundTable, which will take place inside the Anaheim Marriott, Salons E & F, between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Featured guests include Dave Adelson (moderator), Michael Beinhorn, Ron Fair, Patrick Leonard and Don Was. ...

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ANGRA Singer Checks In From The Recording Studio

ANGRA vocalist Edu Falaschi has posted the following update on the band's official web site: "As announced, we are currently recording ANGRA's new studio album. [Drummer] Aquiles has already finished his parts and they kick ass. However, I'll talk a little bit about the pre-production of the album. "The rehearsals began in early November. We ...

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KULT OV AZAZEL To Issue Compilation Of Rarities

Floridian black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL will be releasing a fresh compilation of rare demo and unreleased tracks (completely re-mastered, with a "blasphemous" cover) on a limited-edition (300 copies) CD, entitled "Black Mass Consecration", through Malaysia's Inquisition Musik label. Release date to be confirmed but expect it out within the next couple of months. All ...

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APARTMENT 26 Announce U.S. Dates

APARTMENT 26, who feature in their ranks singer Biff Butler (son of former BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler), have lined up the first batch of tour dates in support of their sophomore album, "Music For The Massive", due on February 24 through Atlantic Records. The album's first single, "Give Me More", can currently be heard ...

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DARK FUNERAL Name Live Album

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have set "De Profundis Clamavi Ad Te Domine" as the title of their upcoming live album, due on March 29 through Regain Records. The CD, which was recorded on the band's 2003 South American tour, will contain the following track listing: 01. Intro 02. The Arrival Of Satan's Empire 03. ...

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TED NUGENT Needs 40 Stitches After Chainsaw Accident

Ted Nugent was injured on the Texas set of his reality show when a chainsaw cut through his leg, according to the Associated Press. The outspoken rocker and outdoors enthusiast, who is the star of the VH1 series, "Surviving Nugent: The Ted Commandments", required 40 stitches to close the gash in his leg on Sunday, ...

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