MOB RULES To Support EUROPE

German melodic metallers MOB RULES will be supporting EUROPE on several dates in Germany and France in October/November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 26 - Flensburg, GER @ Roxy Music Hall Oct. 27 - Hamburg, GER @ Fabrik Oct. 28 - Köln, GER @ Live Music Hall Oct. 29 - Nürnberg, GER @ Löwensaal, ...

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KROKUS Singer Offers Songwriting Update

KROKUS frontman Marc Storace has posted a lengthy update on his web site on the songwriting sessions for the group's new studio album, tentatively due in early 2005. The message reads as follows: "For the first time since the 'Rock the Block' writing period for KROKUS (2002) and the 'Wars Of Gods And Men' writing ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Touch Of Red' Video Posted Online

IN FLAMES' video for the track "Touch of Red" is available for streaming via Nuclear Blast Records' web site at this location (Real Media). The "Touch of Red" clip was shot in Los Angeles during late August/early September with director Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company, who has previously worked with DIMMU BORGIR, ...

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MARDUK: 'Plague Angel' Cover Posted Online

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have posted the cover artwork for their new album, "Plague Angel", at their official web site. "Plague Angel" is scheduled for release in Europe on November 22 via Blooddawn/Regain. It will be released on the following formats: CD, LP and Picture Disc, and possibly also as a limited-edition digipak ...

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TAPROOT's Label Lands With COLUMBIA, Band To Remain On ATLANTIC

Hits Daily Double reports: "David 'Beno' Benveniste's Velvet Hammer label has struck a new joint-venture agreement with Columbia, whereby Velvet Hammer will sign and develop new talent. Velvet Hammer formerly had a similar deal with Atlantic, signing acts including TAPROOT, POISON THE WELL and GRATITUDE, all of which will continue to be worked through Atlantic. ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Schedules In-Store Signing Session

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will be signing copies of his "Forever Wild" DVD and anything else the fans want him to sign at Best Buy (237 Crossroads Blvd.) in Cary, North Carolina on Saturday, October 16 between 11 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. As previously reported, Bach will reprise his Broadway role in the ...

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