CANNIBAL CORPSE Shoot Down Tour Cancellation Rumors

Contrary to reports posted on several web sites, CANNIBAL CORPSE have not cancelled any of their previously scheduled European and U.S. tour dates. An official statement from the group reads as follows: "There have been rumours going around that, due to a broken ankle, the current European CANNIBAL CORPSE tour and upcoming U.S. tour have ...

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DARK FUNERAL: Russian/Ukranian Tour Dates Announced

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL will be embarking on a tour of Russia/Ukraine in early December. Support at the dates will come from the Russian bands HORNED NECROCANNIBALS and ICEWIND BLAST. DARK FUNERAL's complete touring schedule is shaping up as follows: Oct. 31 - Espace Culturel de Seichamps – Seichamps, FRA Nov. 06 - Nordic ...

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OBLITERATION, ENGORGE Among Bands Confirmed For New Jersey's AUTUMN EQUINOX FEST

OBLITERATION, ENGORGE, METHADRONE, ALGOL, BLOOD STAINED DUSK, SACRISTY, BLOODTHRONE, ESURIEM, DIMENTIANON and TRIBULATION have been confirmed for the Autumn Equinox Fest at Connections in Passaic, NJ on Saturday, September 25. Handling the vocals for OBLITERATION will be Mike from the New York-based death metal band LACERATION. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. Admission to the all-ages ...

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RAGE Offer More Details About Upcoming DVD

German power metallers RAGE have announced more details about their upcoming DVD and live album, "From the Cradle to the Stage", due on November 15 via SPV Records. "From the Cradle to the Stage" will be issued in standard jewel case (double live CD — featuring a bonus track), super king-size jewel case (double DVD) ...

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Former EXODUS Singer ZETRO SOUZA Breaks His Silence

Former EXODUS frontman Steve "Zetro" Souza has broken his silence with regards to his departure from the group. In the following statement — sent excusively to BLABBERMOUTH.NETZetro explains his reasons for leaving EXODUS on the eve of their South American tour and offers kind words for his former bandmates, who have recently announced ...

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PAIN LINK Sign With PEACE OR DIE RECORDS

Cincinnati-area thrash metallers PAIN LINK have inked a deal with Peace or Die Records. The group's as-yet-untitled full-length debut is scheduled for release in early November. "We like the dedication to professionalism that the Peace or Die label has shown, and the driving work ethic exhibited by [the company's staff]," PAIN LINK bassist Paul Parece ...

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RUDRA Sign With DEMONZEND RECORDS

Singaporean metallers RUDRA have inked a deal with Demonzend Records. The group will enter the studio later this month to begin recording the follow-up to 2003's "Kurukshetra", tentatively due in early 2005. Demonzend Records will also re-release RUDRA's debut album with new artwork and bonus tracks from the ultra-rare 1995 demo, "The Past". More information ...

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FORSAKEN Drop Off KEEP IT TRUE FESTIVAL Warm-Up Show

FORSAKEN have been forced to drop off the "Pounding Metal Attack" warm-up show for Germany's Keep It True Festival III after it was determined that the group's singer will have to undergo surgery prior to the festival date. Replacing them on the billing for the warm-up concert wil be German metallers LIGEIA, featuring female singer ...

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