SLIPKNOT Singer: Things Are 'Busy' In TAYLOR Household

Just because he's currently at home in Des Moines, Iowa doesn't mean that STONE SOUR/SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor can relax. "I'm basically playing triple duty right now because I'm writing with SLIPKNOT for possible material for the next album, I'm gearing up for a European-Japanese-Australian tour that starts in February with STONE SOUR, and I'm ...

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SAMAEL Join Forces With WORLD MANAGEMENT

Switzerland's SAMAEL have been officially added to the World Management roster (MORBID ANGEL, NILE, UNLEASHED). The band will shortly embark on a European tour with CATHEDRAL and WITHOUT FACE in support of their live album on Century Media Records. Look for the group to announce American tour dates in the spring of 2003. ...

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MARDUK Ink Licensing Agreements For New CD

Sweden's MARDUK have signed licensing agreements with The End Records in the U.S., CD Maximum in Russia, and Hellion Records in South America for the release of their new album, "World Funeral". "World Funeral" is due in Europe on Feb. 24 through the group's own Blooddawn Productions. A limited-edition CD single/7" EP containing one track ...

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EVERGREY Bassist Involved In Accident

EVERGREY bassist Michael Hakansson was in an tram accident in his home town of Gothenburg, Sweden on Friday, Jan. 10 and had to spend the night in the hospital. 39 people were injured when two trams were involved in a head-on collision. The collision was so powerful that both drivers became pinned in the wreckage. ...

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PUNGENT STENCH Announce West Coast Dates

Reunited Austrian extreme metallers PUNGENT STENCH will play a few West Coast dates this February. The band, who released "Masters of Moral – Servants of Sin" in 2001 after an eight-year hiatus, will follow up their Australian/New Zealand tour with a handful of shows up the West Coast, with some East Coast dates in the ...

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ILL NINO Hard At Work On Sophomore CD

ILL NINO have penned roughly 15 "complete or partially complete" songs for their follow-up to 2001's "Revolution...Revolucion" and are beginning to talk to prospective producers and mixers about a possible collaboration on their as-yet-untitled second album, due before the end of the year. "We've been writing," bassist Laz Pina confirmed via a short interview posted ...

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SIX FEET UNDER Prepare To Record New Album

SIX FEET UNDER frontman Chris Barnes (ex-CANNIBAL CORPSE) has posted the following message via the group's official web site: "Hey all you sick fucks!!!! Just wanted to say what's up and let you all know what's been goin' on with SIX FEET UNDER. First off, the X-Mass festivals that we've just completed in Europe a ...

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SKID ROW: More Dates Announced

SKID ROW have added more shows to their upcoming spring 2003 tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 27 - Penny Arcade - Rochester, NY Mar. 28 - Double D's - Morristown, NJ Mar. 29 - Jaxx - West Springfield, VA Mar. 30 - Hoopla's - Virginia Beach, VA Apr. 04 - The ...

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H.I.M.: 'Love Metal' Track Listing Unveiled

Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. have confirmed the track listing for their forthcoming album. The record, which is tentatively titled "Love Metal", will be released in April through BMG Records. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Rescue 02. Circle Of Fear 03. Endless Dark 04. Funeral Of Hearts 05. This Fortress ...

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CALLENISH CIRCLE Set Release Date For 'My Passion // Your Pain'

Dutch melodic death metallers CALLENISH CIRCLE have set May 5 as the release date through Metal Blade Records for their fourth full-length album, "My Passion // Your Pain". The CD is currently being recorded at Stage One studio in Bühne, Germany with producer Andy Classen, who had previously worked with the group on their "Flesh-Power-Dominion" ...

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