SLAYER And DAMAGEPLAN To Tour Canada In June?

SLAYER and DAMAGEPLAN will reportedly be teaming up for a 10-date run through Canada in June prior to SLAYER's appearance at this year's Ozzfest. No further information is available at this time. SLAYER are currently in the studio recording their first album with the original lineup since 1990's "Seasons In the Abyss". A late 2004 ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: Tour Dates Announced

VELVET REVOLVER will jump-start the June 8 release of their much-anticipated debut album, "Contraband" (RCA), with their first-ever tour. Launching May 13 in St. Louis, the intimate venue trek will take the band — who've only played one show before (last year in Los Angeles) — across the U.S. into such cities as New York, ...

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FINNTROLL, RAWHEAD REXX Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

FINNTROLL, RAWHEAD REXX and EQULIBRIUM are the latest bands confirmed for this year's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-21, 2004 in Abtsgmünd, Germany. The complete list of acts currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows (in alphabetical order): BESEECH BRAINSTORM BUSTA HOOTA CREMATORY CRIMINAL DEADSOUL TRIBE DIE HAPPY DISILLUSION ...

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GHOULUNATICS Drummer Suffers Ankle Injury, Band Cancel Show

Montreal deathcore act GHOULUNATICS have been forced to cancel their previously announced performance in Trois-Rivières, Quebec next Saturday, April 17 because of an injury sustained by their drummer Brian. "He hurt his ankle on Monday night while playing outside with his son Milan," the band write in a statement. "At the time I am writing ...

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TANK Frontman 'Feeling Much Better'

TANK bassist/vocalist Algy Ward is feeling "much better" than he did a few weeks ago and is currently taking a break on the coast of England after visiting the hospital for several check-ups following a tumor scare earlier in the year, according to a posting on the TANK "This Means War" web site. ...

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EDENBRIDGE To Release New Album In October

Austrian "angelic bombast metal" act EDENBRIDGE have set "Shine" as the title of their fourth full-length album, tentatively due in October through Germany's Massacre Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Aphelion" will be recorded between May and July. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include: 01. October Sky 02. Centennial Legend 03. Shine 04. The ...

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OPETH Seek Fan Drawings

Sweden's OPETH have posted the following message on their official web site: "OPETH just returned home from Australia where the band undertook their last tour in support of 'Deliverance' and 'Damnation'. All 6 concerts were fantastic and the support from the crowd was overwhelming! Almost 1800 people came to the Sydney show at the Enmore ...

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