KATATONIA, FINNTROLL To Team Up For European Tour

Sweden's KATATONIA and Finland's FINNTROLL will embark on a European tour in April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 16 - Nachtleben/Batschkapp - Frankfurt, GER Apr. 17 – Kiff - Aarau, SWI Apr. 18 - Terminal Export - Nancy, FRA Apr. 19 – Dioxin - Schindellegi/Schwyz, SWI Apr. 20 - Midian Club - Vicenza, ITA ...

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EVANESCENCE: Video Posted Online

EVANESCENCE have posted the video for their current single, "Bring Me To Life", on their official web site (www.evanescence.com). The band will be performing the track this evening on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno". "Bring Me To Life" is currently at the Radio & Records Alternative charts at Number Six, and it's ...

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GREAT WHITE Tour Manager: Pyro Documents Destroyed

GREAT WHITE's tour manager told Rhode Island investigators he has paperwork outlining the band's general use of pyrotechnics, but he said all the documents specific to the show that led to a deadly nightclub fire were destroyed in the blaze, according to the Associated Press. Dan Biechele told investigators the paperwork from the booking of ...

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BRAINSTORM Begin Work On New Album

Germany's BRAINSTORM have posted the following message to their official web site: "Hi BRAINSTORM-Troopers, first of all, we hope you all had a good start in 2003! It's time to break the silence again for an update on our plans for 2003. We are in the studio to record our new CD. We are simply ...

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DEF LEPPARD Drummer Organizes Benefit In L.A.

DEF LEPPARD drummer Rick Allen and the staff of his Raven Drum Foundation have organized a special event called "Soul Of The Drum" on Saturday, March 15 in North Hollywood, California. According to LEPPARD's official web site, "Soul Of The Drum" is a workshop, ceremony, benefit show and celebration, all in one event that combines ...

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FILTER's PATRICK: 'Almost Done Writing' New Album

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick has posted the following message to the group's official web site: "Hey guys, sorry I haven't posted in awhile but I've been really busy. Man it's bizarre, because I moved to California and I've kind of had a lot of time by myself, the new stuff is starting to sound a ...

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GURD Set Release Date For 'Encounter'

Switzerland's GURD, the band formed out of the ashes of the Swiss power-thrash metal legends POLTERGEIST, have set an April 1 release date through Denmark's Diehard Music for their new album, "Encounter". The complete track listing for "Encounter" is as follows: 01. Razorblade 02. Can't Take Back 03. Mayday 04. A New War 05. Older ...

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