SIX FEET UNDER Postpone European Tour

Florida-based death metallers SIX FEET UNDER have postponed their European tour to early 2005 in order to allow drummer Greg Gall to be home for the impending birth of his child (Greg's wife is reportedly due in November). No further information is currently available. As previously reported, SIX FEET UNDER have covered AC/DC's entire "Back ...

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Swiss Extreme Metallers SLUDGE Sign With MIGHTY MUSIC

Swiss extreme metal act SLUDGE, featuring SAMAEL guitarist Makro, have inked a deal with Denmark's Mighty Music. Described as "a mix of ENTOMBED, CELTIC FROST, CARCASS and the early material of SAMAEL," the group's third full-length album, "Yellow Acid Rain", was recorded in Switzerland and mixed by Fredrik Nordström at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden. ...

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GODHEAD's JASON MILLER Keeping Busy Between Albums

With the exception of a recent trip to China, GODHEAD frontman Jason Miller has not stopped working this year — and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Since the beginning of the year, after spending 2003 promoting GODHEAD's most recent CD, "Evolver", the talented performer/songwriter/businessman/actor has had very little downtime. In early 2004, ...

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MARILYN MANSON, DEFTONES Pay Tribute To THE CURE

MTV's U.K. channel has set an October 31 air date for the "mtvICON" tribute to THE CURE that was taped September 17 at Old Billingsgate Market in London, England. Marilyn Manson hosted the show, which featured performances and testimonials from artists and celebrities who cite THE CURE as a significant influence upon their work. According ...

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QUIET RIOT Concert From 1989 Coming To DVD

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that a concert DVD from the late '80s version of QUIET RIOT will be released on November 16 via Music Video Distributors and 2RS Studios. "Quiet Riot: '89 Live In Japan" hails from the days when original singer Kevin DuBrow was out of the band after quitting in 1987 and ...

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JESTER'S FUNERAL To Enter Studio Next Month

German metallers JESTER'S FUNERAL will enter the studio on October 18 to begin recording their fourth album, tentatively due in early 2005 through an as-yet-undetermined label. "We will produce the album on our own, supported by the SoundSquare production team from Duesseldorf and by our former bass player Holger Wies," the band write on their ...

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DYNABYTE Release Debut Album, Audio Samples Posted Online

DYNABYTE, the Italian band featuring former OPERA IX vocalist Cadaveria and NECRODEATH bassist John, have released their debut album, "Extreme Mental Piercing", through Rotten Inc. Records. The 10-song effort was recorded between May and November 2003 at Dynabyte and Capt. Woofer studios and was mixed and mastered by John and LJ Dusk between December 2003 ...

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SOLEMNITY To Record New Album This Winter

Germany's SOLEMNITY have set "Shockwave of Steel" as the title of their third album, tentatively due in the spring of 2005. The group have written around 20 new songs for the follow-up to last year's "King of Dreams" (Remedy Records) and will record "the best of them" this winter, according to a posting on the ...

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KRISIUN: Collection Of New And Rare Tracks To Surface Next Month

Century Media Records has set an October 18 European release date for the new KRISIUN CD, "Bloodshed". A collection of new and rare songs, "Bloodshed" includes eight brand-new tracks (including three intros/outros) that show "a different side of the band," according to a posting on the group's web site. It also contains four re-mastered tracks ...

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