DROWNING POOL, FLAW, DROPBOX Announce U.S. Tour Dates

DROWNING POOL, FLAW and DROPBOX have lined up the following dates during June/July: Jun. 19 - Liberty Memorial Park - Kansas City, KS Jun. 28 - Summerfest - Milwaukee, WI Jun. 30 - Remington Nite Club - Springfield, MO Jul. 02 - Bricktown Brewery - Oklahoma City, OK Jul. 03 -Javelina Harley Davidson - Boerne, ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: 'Contraband' First-Week Sales Approaching 250K

According to Hits Daily Double, VELVET REVOLVER's "Contraband" remains on track to snag the top slot on The Billboard 200 chart from USHER, whose "Confessions" just finished its ninth winning week. As the sales reports are tallied, it continues to look like VELVET REVOLVER will debut at No. 1 on first-week sales approaching 250,000, putting ...

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GRIMFIST Part Ways With Drummer HORGH, Seek Replacement

Norway's GRIMFIST have officially parted ways with drummer Horgh (ex-IMMORTAL). "Due to his position in HYPOCRISY, [Horgh] is not able to provide GRIMFIST the priority needed, and therefore Frediablo and Ole have decided to start the search for a new skinsman," the band write in a statement. "As a result, GRIMFIST will not be performing ...

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DEATH ANGEL, DECAPITATED, PRONG Confirmed For MILWAUKEE METALFEST XVIII

The first bands have been announced for Milwaukee Metalfest XVIII, a two-day event set to be held July 30-31 at Modjeska Theatre in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The festival's lineup is shaping up as follows: Friday, July 30, 2004: DEATH ANGEL DECAPITATED GOATWHORE PRONG CATTLE DECAPITATION MACABRE SEVEN WITCHES ANAL BLAST USURPER NASTY SAVAGE FLESHGRIND BEYOND THERAPY ...

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SUNSETH MIDNIGHT Sign With HELLION RECORDS

Brazilian gothic metal band SUNSETH MIDNIGHT have signed with Hellion Records for the release of their debut album, "Sun Seth", tentatively due later in the year. "Our purpose since the beginning was to create an original [style] mixing the pure gothic metal with many other influences, like gothic rock, heavy metal, classical music, progressive rock, ...

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MOB RULES: 'Black Rain' Video Posted Online

German melodic metallers MOB RULES have uploaded their video for the track "Black Rain" at this location. "Black Rain" comes off the group's fourth album, "Among The Gods", which was released last month through SPV Records. The album was issued as a digipack featuring a bonus CD of previously unreleased audio and video ...

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SUNRIDE: New Live Videos Posted Online

SUNRIDE have uploaded at couple of videos of the group performing live on May 28 at the Deathroit Festival in Finland. Check them out here. Upcoming SUNRIDE shows: Jul. 16 - Tuska Festival Club @ Botta - Helsinki, FIN Jul. 17 - Tammerfest (My Own Summer) - Tampere, FIN Jul. 31 - Naamat ...

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