DOWNSET To Headline Shows Before PROJEKT REVOLUTION Tour

Los Angeles, California's DOWNSET will embark a mini-tour before joining up with the Projekt Revolution tour in July. Joining DOWNSET will be HEMLOCK and DROWN MARY. The tour will kick off May 21 in Seattle, WA. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: May 21 - Seattle, WA @ Graceland May 23 - Portland, OR ...

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SLIPKNOT: More Television Appearances Planned

SLIPKNOT will reportedly be making at least two more television appearances this summer to help promote their upcoming CD, "Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses)", due on May 25 through Roadrunner Records. Currently planned are visits to ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien", according to SLIPKNOT fan site Black-Goat.com. ...

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DISSECTION: First Live Show Announced

Reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION, featuring guitarist/vocalist Jon Nödtvedt, will be making a return to the live arena when they perform at Klubben in Stockholm on October 30. No further information is currently available. Nödtveidt has spent seven years in prison after being convicted of murdering an Algerian homosexual. A short-lived collaboration with former EMPEROR ...

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The OSBOURNES Honored With Their Very Own Ice Cream Flavors

Peter Genovese of The Star-Ledger is reporting that Ed Dubroski Jr., co-owner, with his sister, Jenn of Country Cow Creamery in Woodbridge, sent an e-mail in January through the Osbournes web site volunteering to make a flavor of ice cream in honor of Sharon Osbourne, matriarch of America's most dysfunctional TV family. "There was no ...

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Reunited HALLOWS EVE Part Ways With Singer

Reunited classic '80s thrashers HALLOWS EVE have parted ways with singer Steve Cannon. Steve, editor-in-chief of the world's oldest and longest running Internet-based music magazine Vibrations of Doom, has issued the following statement on the matter: "As I sit here writing this, I cannot believe it's all come to an end. I have tried so ...

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SOTO/SCHON/CASTRONOVO/MENDOZA Supergroup Gets A Name

The new "supergroup" formed by singer Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, TAKARA, HUMAN CLAY), guitarist Neal Schon and drummer Deen Castronovo (both of JOURNEY) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT) has been christened SOUL SIRKUS. Eleven tracks are completed and will be handled and shopped by Irving Azoff ...

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Ex-ANTHRAX Singer NEIL TURBIN: Upcoming Shows Announced

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin and his solo band (Steve Ornest - guitar, Izzy Diaz - drums, Jamie Carter - bass) will be playing at Harry O's in Manhattan Beach, CA on Sunday, June 20. The band will also be performing at South Bay Music Awards at the Hermosa Beach Playhouse in Hermosa Beach, CA ...

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PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC Hard At Work On Acoustic/Cover Set

PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC are currently finishing up work on a collection of acoustic recordings and cover versions for release later in the year. Guitarist Tom Logan commented on the project's progress via the following update on the band's official Discussion Forum: "The 'acoustic'/covers project is well under way. Drums are tracked, bass is ...

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