GWAR Set Release Date For New Album

GWAR have set an October 26 release date through DRT Entertainment for their long-awaited follow-up to 2001's "Violence Has Arrived". The as-yet-untitled CD is being recorded at Wreckroom Studios in Richmond, Va. and will be mixed at the Chop Shop in NYC. Handling the production duties is Glen Robinson, who worked with the band on ...

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ARCTURUS: Live Dates Announced

Norwegian cult act ARCTURUS have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Aug. 21 - Mølla festival - Gjerstad, NOR Sep. 01 - A38 Boat - Budapest, HUN Sep. 03 - Nebelmond Metal Party - GER Sep. 04 - NIHIL Extreme Music Festival IV, Thunder Road Club - Codevilla, ITA Sep. 05 - ...

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IN FLAMES And THE HAUNTED To Headline Swedish Benefit Show

IN FLAMES, THE HAUNTED, HYPOCRISY, LOST HORIZON and NIFELHEIM will join forces for a special benefit show, 200 000 Decibel, at Trägårn in Gothenburg, Sweden on September 2. The objective is to raise 200 000 SEK (approximately $27,000) in order to help the founder of the Swedish festival 2000 Decibel. For the past five years, ...

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KAMELOT Drummer: New Album Is Going To Be 'Bad-Ass'

Florida-based power metallers KAMELOT have entered the studio to begin recording the follow-up to last year's "Epica", tentatively due before the end of the year through SPV Records. The following is the latest studio report from drummer Casey Grillo: "Hey everyone, WOW, it’s been a crazy week! Lots of grueling work recording drums….. My day ...

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CRYPTOPSY Explain DRUM DAY Benefit Cancellation

Canadian death metallers CRYPTOPSY have posted the following message on their official web site: "The first 2 shows with the return of Lord Worm have been amazing, and fans have had great reactions as well. Unfortunately CRYPTOPSY was not let through the U.S. border to perform in the widely anticipated Rhode Island Drum Benefit. It ...

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LOSTPROPHETS Singer Says He Is 'Scared' Of JAMES HETFIELD

The LOSTPROPHETS had the opportunity last month to tour Europe with METALLICA, and while lead singer Ian Watkins says he grew up worshipping the band and especially frontman James Hetfield, he admitted he was a little nervous around his idol. "James would come out to the dressing room and hang out, and sit down and ...

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