DEATH ANGEL: 'We Are Not Playing The MILWAUKEE METALFEST'

Despite the fact that they're listed on the Milwaukee Metalfest web site as one of the performers at this year's festival, DEATH ANGEL guitarist Ted Aguilar has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET to let everyone know that "we are NOT playing the Milwaukee Metalfest this year. We NEVER confirmed to play and they just put our name on ...

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ENFORSAKEN's Music Featured In MTV's 'Viva La Bam'

Arlington Heights, Illinois-based death metallers ENFORSAKEN are featured as background music in a scene from MTV's "Viva La Bam". The song "Cloaked In Need" from the group's new album, "The Forever Endeavor", is featured in this season's episode 6, "Community Disservice". Check out MTV.com for current showtimes. ENFORSAKEN's "The Forever Endeavor" was released ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP: Live DVD Release Dates Announced

Poland's Metal Mind Productions have announced the release dates for MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP's new live DVD, "World Wide Live 2004". They are as follows: Japan: September 23, 2004 Poland: October 4, 2004 Rest of Europe: October 4, 2004 USA: October 5, 2004 Rest of the World: October 11, 2004 You can also order the DVD ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN To Collaborate With Keyboardist RICHARD ANDERSSON?

Legendary guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen may appear as a special guest on one of the songs on an upcoming solo album by virtuoso keyboardist Richard Andersson (TIME REQUIEM, SPACE ODYSSEY, MAJESTIC). The pair are reportedly good friends and Andersson came close to joining Yngwie's band around the time of Malmsteen's "War To End All Wars" release. ...

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VEHEMENCE Added To GATHERING OF THE BESTIAL LEGION Festival

VEHEMENCE, the Phoenix, Arizona-based melodic death metallers, are the latest band confirmed for this year's Gathering of the Bestial Legion festival, set to take place June 26, 2004 at the Knitting Factory in N. Hollywood, CA. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: Alternit Lounge: 3:00 - ...

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RAGE Guitarist Undergoes Surgery

According to a posting on Victor Smolski's web site, the RAGE guitarist underwent "intensive tests" after he was taken ill shortly following the group's appearance at Italy's Gods of Metal festival was "operated on on Tuesday and is out of danger to life now. [However] it will take some more weeks until he will be ...

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