IMMOLATION, CEPHALIC CARNAGE Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATHFEST

IMMOLATION, CEPHALIC CARNAGE and BODIES LAY BROKEN are the latest acts confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Maryland Deathfest, set to take place May 28-29 at the Thunderdome in Baltimore, MD. Other groups set to appear at the festival include REGURGITATE, BIRDFLESH, ABSCESS, XXX MANIAK and KILL THE CLIENT. For more information, visit

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RE:IGNITION: West Hollywood Photos Posted Online

RE:IGNITION, the new band featuring SKINLAB members Steev Esquivel and Snake, performed a showcase gig Thursday night (Sept. 30) at The Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, CA. Check out pictures from DirtJunior.com. RE:IGNITION is: Dave Moore (ex-MINDBENDER) - Vocals Steev Esquivel (SKINLAB, ex-DEFIANCE) - Guitars Tim Howell (ex-FUELED, SACRILEGE B.C.) - ...

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8THSIN To Release Debut Album This Month

8THSIN, the new project led by IT (a.k.a. Tony Särkkä, WAR, ABRUPTUM, OPHTHTALAMIA, VONDUR), will release their debut album, "Sinners Inc.", on October 25 via Black Lodge Records. "Sinners Inc." was recorded and mixed at Sin Studios by Michael Bohlin and was mastered at Polar Studios by Henrik Jonsson. "Sinners Inc." track listing: 01. Karaoke ...

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GEWEIH Announce Farewell Show

German pagan metallers GEWEIH will play their farewell show on January 8, 2005 at Café Central in Weinheim, South Germany. Support will come from German black metallers VILKATES, NACHTMAHR and CHANT OF BLASPHEMY. A flyer for the concert can be viewed at this location. Formed in 1996, GEWEIH released two demos (1998's "Schrei ...

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MORTIIS Says He Wasn't Impressed By His U.K. Chart Success

Earache Records has posted an exclusive interview with Norway's legendary eccentric artist MORTIIS. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Q: How has the press treated you this time around? Do you care at this point? Mortiis: "Yes, I care. It's been pretty good treatment this time. They've pretty much been forced into realizing that my ...

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DEVILDRIVER: 'Nothing's Wrong' Video Posted Online

DEVILDRIVER's video for the track "Nothing's Wrong" has been posted online at this location. The "Nothing's Wrong" clip was directed by Joe Lynch, whose previous directing projects include music videos for GODHEAD, KATAKLYSM and COAL CHAMBER, and commercials for Dodge/Jeep, Mountain Dew, Pepsi and Media Labs. Joe created "Uranium" for MuchMusicUSA/Fuse, which he ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Guitarist Applauds VOTE FOR CHANGE Artists

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that AUDIOSLAVE guitarist Tom Morello isn't part of the Vote For Change tour, but he's supporting the effort. Morello has been a political activist since before his days with RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, and he cofounded the Axis Of Justice political organization with SYSTEM OF A DOWN's Serj Tankian. Morello ...

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Former JANE'S ADDICTION Guitarist Reflects On His Life In New Book

Former JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro's memoir, "Don't Try This At Home", comes out tomorrow. The book — which was written between 1998 and 1999 — chronicles the guitarist's battle with heroin addiction. ABC ePrep reports that Navarro prevented the book from publication for years because, as he told the New York Post, "It was ...

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SLIPKNOT Guitarist Says New Singles Show Band Evolution

SLIPKNOT sent two singles to radio last week, "Vermilion" and "Vermilion Pt. 2", both off the band's current album, "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)". The songs feature elements like vocal harmonies and acoustic guitars, which have not been heard in SLIPKNOT tunes before. Guitarist James Root told Launch it was a necessary step forward for ...

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