DEFTONES: More Tour Dates Announced

DEFTONES have announced the complete details of their upcoming club tour, which starts on September 26 at Grand in San Francisco. The dates are as follows: Sep. 26 - San Francisco, CA - Grand Sep. 28 - Los Angeles, CA - House of Blues Sep. 29 - Los Angeles, CA - House of Blues Sep. ...

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Contest Launched To Remix GENE SIMMONS' New Single

ACIDplanet.com is partnering with KISS bassist/vocalis Gene Simmons to host a remix contest for "Sweet and Dirty Love", the new single from Simmons' second solo album, "Asshole". The Gene Simmons Remix Contest challenges remixers to put a new spin on "Sweet and Dirty Love" — a Gene Simmons-penned song full of the band’s famous pump ...

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SAMAEL: New Audio Clip Posted Online

An audio clip of the new SAMAEL single, "Telepath", has been posted online at this location. "Telepath" comes off the group's upcoming full-length CD, "Reign of Light", tentatively due in October. "Reign of Light" will be released through the band's own label, Galactical Recordings, with exclusive licenses to Regain Records (whole world except ...

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FLOWING TEARS To Support SAMAEL In Europe

German goth metallers FLOWING TEARS have secured the opening slot on SAMAEL's upcoming European tour beginning on October 22 in Bald Salzungen, Germany. Commented FLOWING TEARS vocalist Helen Vogt: "Yes! We will tour again! And it’s a real honour for us touring with such a great band like SAMAEL. I guess this will be a ...

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MOONSORROW To Play BATHORY Tribute Gig

Finnish "epic heathen metallers" MOONSORROW will play a BATHORY tribute gig at Klubi in Turku, Finland on October 22. Also appearing on the bill will be HELLBOX. According to a posting on the group's web site, MOONSORROW's set will consist of "the viking-era BATHORY songs." As previously reported, MOONSORROW have set "Raah Raah Blääh" as ...

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MNEMIC Drop Off Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

Danish "modern thrashers" MNEMIC have been forced to cancel their scheduled appearance at the Up From The Ground festival in Gmünden, Germany on Saturday (August 28). Drummer Brian "Brylle" Rasmussen "is becoming a father any time now, and needs to be with his family," the band write on their web site. "A fill-in for Brian ...

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TRISTANIA Name New Album

Norwegian symphonic metal band TRISTANIA have set "Ashes" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in January 2005 through SPV Records. The follow-up to 2001's "World of Glass" was recorded at Toproom studios in Oslo with producer Børge Finstad and will feature artwork by Christian Ruud. Songtitles set to appear on the CD ...

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