Former FIREHOUSE Bassist Joins DEF LEPPARD Tribute Band

Former FIREHOUSE bassist Dario Seixas has joined the DEF LEPPARD tribute band PYROMANIA. "Dario brings a wealth of experience, talent and showmanship and will help the band push the envelope of just how good a tribute band can be," the band write in a press release. You can catch Dario with PYROMANIA at the end ...

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SCUM OF THE EARTH Launch Official Website

SCUM OF THE EARTH, the new band featuring guitarists Riggs (ROB ZOMBIE) and Mike Tempesta (POWERMAN 5000), have launched their official website at this location. As previously reported, SCUM OF THE EARTH are currently mixing their debut CD, "Blah...blah...blah...Love Songs for the New Millennium", at Belt of Orion Studios in Hollywood, CA for ...

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METALLICA: Croatian Show Cancelled

METALLICA have cancelled their previously announced June 27 appearance at Gradski Stadion in Zagreb, Croatia due to "insurmountable technical difficulties," according to reports in the Croatian media. No further information is currently available. METALLICA's next live performance will take place on Friday, June 25 at RDS in Dublin, Ireland. ...

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CATHEDRAL Set Working Title For New Album

U.K.-based cult doom rockers CATHEDRAL have set "Seeds of Decay" as the working title of their eighth studio album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Nuclear Blast Records. Songtitles set to appear on the follow-up to 2002's "The VIIth Coming" include "Oro the Manslayer", "Corpsecycle", "Sabbadaius Sabbattum", "Eripmav Moon", "This Body Thy Tomb", "Everything Is ...

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BRAINSTORM To Support NIGHTWISH In London

German power merchants BRAINSTORM will be supporting Finnish superstars NIGHTWISH at the Astoria in London on July 16. "How amazing,… this World Tour brings us to so many new territories and finally, we can meet all our fanatic and fantastic fans!" the band said in a statement. "We're proud and ready to kick some ass ...

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SIX FEET UNDER: European Dates Announced

SIX FEET UNDER have lined up the following European shows during November: Nov. 09 - Helsinki, FIN - Travastia Nov. 10 - Juvaskula, FIN - Lutakko Nov. 11 - Oulu, FIN - T.B.C Nov. 12 - Stockholm, SWE - Klubben Nov. 13 - Gotheborg, SWE - Musikenhus As previously reported, SIX FEET UNDER have completed ...

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BLOODSIMPLE: Demo Songs Posted Online

BLOODSIMPLE, the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Chris Hamilton, plus guitarist Nick Rowe (guitar), have uploaded demo versions of three of their songs at their official web site. Check out the tracks "Sell Me Out", "Running From Nothing" ...

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TEXTURES Named 'Most Promising Act'

Dutch progressive metallers TEXTURES (Listenable Records) have won the Essent Award for "most promising act". As a result of this recognition, the band will be granted a considerable promotional budget and will perform at the Netherlands' largest festival, Lowlands (August 20-22). This show will be broadcast on MTV Netherlands in the first week of September. ...

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DISBELIEF Replace GRIMFIST At Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

German death metallers DISBELIEF have replaced Norway's GRIMFIST at the 11th edition of With Full Force festival, a three-day event set to be held July 2-4 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig, Germany. GRIMFIST were forced to withdraw from the festival following their split with drummer Horgh (HYPOCRISY, ex-IMMORTAL). The complete list of bands confirmed ...

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