EIDOLON Part Ways With Singer, Announce Replacement

Toronto, Canada's EIDOLON have parted ways with their singer, Pat Mulock, "for reasons of both a musical and personal nature," according to an official press release. "I express no interest in giving any childish, gory details or go into any specifics as to why we have decided to take this path," said drummer Shawn Drover. ...

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BURST To Support THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN In The U.K.

Sweden's BURST will be performing several shows in the U.K. in June with THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, MONO and BLOOD VALLEY. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 08 - Manchester, UK @ Manchester University Jun. 09 - Glasgow, UK @ Cathouse Jun. 10 - London, UK @ The Garage Jun. 11 - Exeter, UK @ ...

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UNDUN To Open For ABLOOM In Denver

Denver-based rock band UNDUN have been selected to open for ABLOOM at the Zippo Hot Tour launch show scheduled for June 9 at the Gothic Theatre. UNDUN were among 16 bands selected nationally (out of a total of 300) to represent the local scene in the Zippo Hot Tour contest. Formed in October 2001, UNDUN ...

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Former THE WILDHEARTS Drummer Resurfaces In SECURITY

Former THE WILDHEARTS/GRAND THEFT AUDIO drummer Ritch Battersby and ex-GRAND THEFT AUDIO singer Jay Butler have joined forces in a new band called SECURITY. Commented THE WILDHEARTS frontman Ginger: "Hey y'all. If you haven't already heard SECURITY, Ritch (ex-WILDHEARTS) new band, then I strongly suggest that you give their demo's a download and a listen. ...

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CRUACHAN To Play Celtic Festival Next Month

Irish folk metal band CRUACHAN will be playing at a Celtic Festival on the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland on June 25. Final details will be announced soon. CRUACHAN are continuing to tour in support of their fourth full-length album, "Pagan", which was released through Karmageddon Media. "Pagan" was recorded and mixed ...

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MNEMIC Enter Studio To Record New Album

Denmark's modern thrashers MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have entered AntFarm Studios in Aarhus, Denmark with producer Tue Madsen to record their sophomore album. Working songtitles include "Deathbox", "The Silver Drop", "Overdose In The Hall Of Fame" and "Detonator". According to the band, the new material ...

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