EXODUS Explain South American Tour Cancellation

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have confirmed that they have "postponed" their South American tour until October. Guitarist Gary Holt's statement on the matter is as follows: "The tour has ben postponed until October due to the fact that John Miller [ex-WARDANCE, projected fill-in singer for the tour] is an insane idiot and had ...

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UNEARTH To Launch Headlining Tour

Massachusetts-based metallers UNEARTH will kick off their first headlining tour next week. Support at all dates will come from THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, TERROR and REMEMBERING NEVER. Commented guitarist Ken Susi: "It is invigorating to finally have our first headline tour; we are so excited to play our first full set. "I must admit that ...

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ELVENKING Rejoined By Singer DAMNAGORAS

Italian "pagan metal" band ELVENKING have been rejoined by singer Damnagoras. Damnagoras left the band in August 2002 due to "health reasons" and was replaced by Kleid. More information on Damnagoras' return to the band will be made available in the next few days. ELVENKING released their most recent labum, "Wyrd", in April through Germany's ...

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EXODUS: South American Tour Cancelled?

Argentine news reporter Gustavo Olmedo announced on Thursday (Sept. 16) on his radio show ("Apaga la Tele" on Rock & Pop radio) that EXODUS cancelled their entire South American tour due to the fact that the Brazilian promoter was no longer receptive to the idea of the group coming over with a fill-in vocalist (following ...

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SOIL Part Ways With Singer, Seek Replacement

Chicago's SOIL have parted ways with vocalist Ryan McCombs, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. An official press release announcing McCombs' departure will be made available later today. SOIL, who recently split with J Records, will commence the auditioning process for a new singer soon. The band have started writing material for the follow-up to this year's ...

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PLACE OF SKULLS Announce Touring Drummer

Knoxville, Tennessee's PLACE OF SKULLS have announceed the addition of drummer Minnesota Pete Campbell (THE MIGHTY NIMBUS, ex-SIXTY WATT SHAMEN) to the group's ranks. Campbell "will be the drummer for the European tour dates," reads a posting on the group's web site. "No plans beyond that regarding the permanent position." PLACE OF SKULLS' previous drummer, ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY To Release New EP In November

Sweden's DARK TRANQUILLITY will be issuing a new EP, entitled "Lost to Apathy", on November 15 through Century Media Records. For the price of a regular single, the fans will get the following tracks and bonus features: 01. Lost to Apathy 02. Derivation TNB 03. The Endless Feed (Chaos Seed Remix) 04. Undo Control (live) ...

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