SALEM Interview To Air Tomorrow

Israeli Internet portal Tapuz will broadcast a live interview with death/black metallers SALEM on Wednesday, May 19 at 6:00 p.m. CET (7:00 p.m. Israeli time). The band will discuss their relationship BURZUM's Varg Vikernes and MAYHEM's Euronymous and will answer fans' questions. Fans can send interview questions to [email protected] (please provide your name and location). ...

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EVEN VAST Sign With CRUZ DEL SUR MUSIC

Long-running Italian doom melodic band EVEN VAST have inked a deal with Cruz Del Sur Music. The group are in the process of completing their recording studio (H-Sound Studio), and will start recording the new album in August. Mastering duties will be handled at Mastersound Studio in Fellbach, Germany. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to "Outsleeping" will ...

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Denmark's STARRATS To Release Debut CD In June

Copenhagen, Denmark-based hard rock band STARRATS have completed work on their debut album, "Broken Halo", for a June release through Italy's Adrenaline Records. The group, who feature in their ranks former members of such acts as PUSH, FURY and THE BLACK ROSE, describe their sound as a mixture of "the great melody, feel and musicianship ...

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WIDOW Begin Work On Sophomore Album

Raleigh, NC-based melodic metal band WIDOW have entered the studio to record their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2005. Commented guitarist Cristof: "We have made a few changes since [our debut album] 'Midnight Strikes'. I think people who like the first album will enjoy this, but we definately have a few suprises. I can ...

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SLIPKNOT To Play London 'Club' Show

SLIPKNOT will play a "club" show in London on May 24, according to NME.com. The group will perform at the London Astoria, the same venue they played their first ever U.K. gig back in 1999. Tickets for the Astoria concert will go on sale via the "Download Dog" desktop download from www.downloadfestival.co.uk at 9:00 a.m. ...

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BLAZE BAYLEY To Perform With Italian IRON MAIDEN Tribute Band

After the big success with STRATOVARIUS singer Timo Kotipelto, Italian IRON MAIDEN tribute band THE CLAIRVOYANTS will lead the second leg of the Flash and Metal Shock magazines' anniversary party. On May 29 at Indians Sallon in Bresso (Milano), THE CLAIRVOYANTS will be joined by former MAIDEN singer Blaze Bayley. As always, THE CLAIRVOYANTS will ...

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DREAM THEATER's RUDESS, YES' WAKEMAN To Perform Together

DREAM THEATER's Jordan Rudess and YES legend Rick Wakeman will be performing together tonight, May 18h at the Moog Fest. The event will be held at B.B. King's in New York City. As previously reported, Jordan Rudess and Richard Lainhart, synthesist extraordinaire, will be performing live online on Sunday, May 23, at 1 PM Eastern ...

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