RIOT, SAXON, APRIL WINE Confirmed For RIVER CITY BIKER FEST

RIOT, SAXON, APRIL WINE and PAT TRAVERS are among the artists scheduled to perform at the second annual River City Biker Fest on the Poteet Fairgrounds in San Antonio, Texas between April 29 and May 2, 2004. This four-day event will feature "plenty of camping, partying, two live stages with blues, rock, and country, bikini ...

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KISS: GENE And PAUL on 'Monday Night Football'

KISS members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley recently completed a video shoot for their appearance on the last "Monday Night Football" game of the season — the "Wild Card" game on January 3, 2004. They will be seen performing with Hank Williams Jr. in the opening sequence. KISS, who recently concluded a 60-date tour with ...

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FEAR FACTORY: New Audio Clip Posted Online

FEAR FACTORY guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "What the fuck is up FF Soldiers?! Merry Fucking X-mas y'all!! Hohoho! "Just got back from Vancouver. Mixing is almost done, just doing some final vocal mixes and [producer] Rhys [Fulber] just finished up 'Ascension' (final outro track). ...

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TO MY SURPRISE: Audio Interview Posted Online

TO MY SURPRISE, the new band featuring SLIPKNOT percussionist Shawn Crahan (a.k.a. The Clown), were interviewed by Steve Robinson of "That One Show" on Arizona's KASC The Blaze 1260 AM radio station on December 3. Listen to the interview in two parts in Real Media format at this location. TO MY SURPRISE's self-titled ...

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KORN To Headline Italy's FLIPPAUT ROCK FESTIVAL

KORN are the first confirmed headliner for the second installment of the Flippaut Rock Festival, set to take place June 12-13, 2004 at Arena Parco Nord in Bologna, Italy. The Californian quintet, who are touring in support of their sixth CD, "Take A Look In The Mirror", are slated to perform on Saturday, June 12. ...

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THE KOVENANT Editing Video Footage, Pursuing Outside Projects

Norway's THE KOVENANT are in the process of editing video footage from their appearance at the Inferno Festival for use in two clips ("Star By Star" and "Mirror's Paradise") that are expected to be included on their upcoming DVD and various Nuclear Blast Records DVD compilations. In other news, THE KOVENANT bassist/singer Lex Icon is ...

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INCANTATION Working On Debut DVD

Pennsylvania-based death metallers INCANTATION are in the process of compiling material for their first DVD, to be released sometime next year through Brazil's Mutilation Records. The as-yet-untitled disc will include footage from the group's November 22, 2003 show in Sao Paulo, Brazil, plus vintage video footage that spans the band's 13 years of existence along ...

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