DYECREST Added To W.A.S.P.'s European Tour

Finnish metallers DYECREST (formerly DYECAST) have been added to the upcoming W.A.S.P. European tour beginning on May 3 in Dublin, Ireland. Also appearing on the bill will be the London-based "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE. DYECREST's debut album, "The Way Of Pain", was released in January through Noise Records. The drums for the CD were ...

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HEATHEN To Guest On San Francisco Radio Station

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers HEATHEN will appear on Billy Steel's "Metal Zone" show on San Francisco radio station 107.7 The Bone on Friday, April 2. The show will air between 9:00 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. PST. For those of you not in the San Francisco Bay Area, you can still listen in with ...

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ENSIFERUM: New Album Samples Posted Online

Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal band ENSIFERUM have uploaded several audio samples from their upcoming album, "Iron", due on April 19 through Spinefarm Records. Preview the tracks "Iron", "Tale of Revenge" and "LAI LAI HEI" at this location. The follow-up to 2001's "Ensiferum", "Ion" was recorded last summer at Sweet Silence studios in ...

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FEAR FACTORY Confirmed For Finland's TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL

Reunited California cyber-metallers FEAR FACTORY have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Tuska Open Air Metal Festival, set to take place July 16-18 in the Kaisaniemi park in the center of Helsinki, Finland. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the three-day event is as follows: DIO IN FLAMES NIGHTWISH ...

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Former BUCKCHERRY Singer Gets Unplugged

Former BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd played an acoustic version of the solo track "Shine" during a recent appearance on the Detroit radio station WRIF. Listen to the performance and the accompanying interview with WRIF DJ Mike Staff at this location (Windows Media). As previously reported, Todd released his highly anticipated solo debut, "You ...

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MURDERDOLLS' WEDNESDAY 13: U.K. Tour Photos Posted Online

MURDERDOLLS frontman Wednesday 13 has uploaded a bunch of photos from his recently completed U.K. solo tour to promote the new FRANKENSTEIN DRAG QUEENS CD and his brand-new merchandise line, Thirteen Dead Kids. Backing him on these shows were Floridian "grave rockers" DEATH BECOMES YOU. Check out the photos here. Commented Wednesday: "I ...

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DESTINY Set U.K. Release Date For 'Future Of The Past'

Long-running Swedish metal band DESTINY will release their new album, "Future Of The Past", in the U.K. on April 19. Distribution for the CD will be handled by Cargo Music. Release dates in other parts of the world will follow soon. "Future Of The Past" was recorded at the band's own DRS Studios and features ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE To Perform Acoustic Show In Seattle

A PERFECT CIRCLE are scheduled to perform a live acoustic set as a part of Seattle radio station 107.7 The End's "End Sessions" series, presumably during their stop in the Seattle/Tacoma area on April 9. It looks like the only way to attend this special, one-of-a-kind performance will be to win tickets from the station. ...

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