M.O.D. Announce East Coast Dates

M.O.D., the band led by former S.O.D. frontman Billy Milano, have announced a host of East Coast dates in support of their recently released album, "The Rebel You Love to Hate". In the two years from the disc's conception until its reality, the band and music have transformed into a new beast, and this is ...

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EXHUMED's 'Anatomy Is Destiny' Banned In Germany

Due to pressure from German government ratings groups, Relapse Records' German distribution partner SPV has been forced to withdraw EXHUMED's new record, "Anatomy Is Destiny", from distribution on the brink of its release and on the eve of the band's European headlining tour. Ratings groups deemed the band photos inside "Anatomy Is Destiny"EXHUMED's ...

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CROWN 10 Announce Album Release Date

CROWN 10, the new band featuring former 24-7 SPYZ drummer Joel Maitoza, will release their self-titled full-length debut album nationwide on October 7 on the newly formed So Cal Records label (distributed by IDN/Crash Music). The CD, which was recorded at DML Studios (BLINK 182, NEW FOUND GLORY, FINCH) in Escondido, California, will be supported ...

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DEVILDRIVER To Open For DANZIG In Europe

DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara (ex-COAL CHAMBER) has confirmed in an online posting that Glenn Danzig "himself has offered [DEVILDRIVER] the European dates" on the upcoming "Blackest Of The Black" tour. Although the official "Blackest Of The Black" web site indicates that the European trek will consist of a sole London date, it now appears that ...

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PENTAGRAM Announce New Lineup, Begin Work On New Material

Legendary doom metallers PENTAGRAM are currently working on material for their new album, tentatively due in early 2004. Joining vocalist Bobby Liebling in the new lineup are Kelly Carmichael (guitar, INTERNAL VOID), Adam S. Heinzmann (bass, INTERNAL VOID) and Mike Smail (drums, PENANCE). "We're working up some old stuff ['70s era songs], and also working ...

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STEVE VAI To Unveil 'Mystery Tracks'

Guitar mastermind Steve Vai will release "Mystery Tracks Archives Vol. 3", the second individual release from his limited edition box set, on September 23 through Favored Nations Records. Available only online through Vai.com, the 10-CD "Secret Jewel Box Set" is a collection of rarities, bonus tracks and film soundtrack pieces. "The Elusive Light And Sound ...

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MOLLY HATCHET Drummer Diagnosed With Cancer

Original MOLLY HATCHET drummer Bruce Crump was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 oral cancer and is currently undergoing treatment at the Medical College of Virginia with a good prognosis. To help offset his insurmountable medical expenses, Crump's current band DADDY OH have scheduled a benefit show on November 2 at The Canal Club in Richmond, ...

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ORANGE GOBLIN Change Title Of New CD

British doomsters ORANGE GOBLIN have changed the title of their forthcoming fifth album to "Thieving From The House Of God" from the previously announced "Progress Stops Here". The CD was recorded at New Rising Studios in Peldon, Essex with legendary producer Billy Anderson (CLUTCH, BRUTAL TRUTH, NEUROSIS, SLEEP), who worked with the band on their ...

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UNHOLY GHOST To Record Debut Album In November

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), will enter D.O.W. (Diet Of Worms) studios in Seffner, Florida in November with producer Juan "Punchy" Gonzalez (MORBID ANGEL), to record their debut album, "Torrential Reign", for an early 2004 release through Olympic/Century Media Records. ...

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