EPHEL DUATH To Support THE LOCUST In The U.K.

Italian avant-jazz-metal band EPHEL DUATH have announced the following dates during the coming weeks: Mar. 19 - Bloom – Mezzago – Milano, ITA Apr. 03 - Exhaus - Trier, Balkensaal, GER Apr. 04 - Headway Festival – Amstelveen, NETH Apr. 08 - The Rig - Nottingham, UK* Apr. 09 - The Garage - London, UK* ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO: Drummer ALEX PAPA Leaves The Fold

Vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) has parted ways with the drummer from his solo band, Alex Papa. "Alex has decided to pursue other avenues in his career," Jeff said in a statement. "I and the rest of the band support his decisions and wish him nothing but every success in his future endeavors. ...

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VALUME NOB To Release 'The Most High' Next Month

VALUME NOB, the Louisiana based band featuring CROWBAR/DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein on bass, have completed work on a new CD, entitled "The Most High", due on April 13 through the group's own label. A video for the song "Boots" will be released in early summer. The group, who describe their music as "AGNOSTIC FRONT meets ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: DVD Pushed Back To June

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has once again pushed back the projected release date of his first DVD, "Forever Wild" (Eagle Vision Entertainment) — this time to June 1. No reason was given for the delay. The disc will reportedly feature a 1998 live performance at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood ...

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MNEMIC: European Festival Appearances Announced

Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have lined up the following festival appearances during the coming months: Apr. 30 - Aarhus, DEN - Fee Metal Festival May 01 - Aalborg, DEN - Way Up North Festival Jun. 04 - Aarhus, DEN - Spot ...

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THERAPY? Back To A Three-Piece

As of March 16, 2004, Martin McCarrick (guitar/cello) is no longer a member of THERAPY? and all future recordings and live work will be performed as a trio. "We appreciate that this may come as a surprise to our fans and friends, however the reasons for this decision are purely professional rather than personal," the ...

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HECATE ENTHRONED Set Release Date For 'Redimus'

British black metallers HECATE ENTHRONED have set a May 3 release date through Blackend/PHD Records for their new album, "Redimus". The group, who recently parted ways with vocalist Dean, have uploaded a bunch of photos from the album's recording sessions at this location. "Redimus" track listing: 01. No One Hears 02. An Eternal ...

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DAMAGEPLAN: 'Save Me' Video To Premiere On MTV2

DAMAGEPLAN's video for "Save Me" will receive its world premiere on March 27 as part of MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball Tour" special. The clip was shot in early March with director Christoffer "Salzy" Salzgeber (SOULFLY, HALFORD, SNOT) and is described by DAMAGEPLAN frontman Patrick Lachman as "killer." DAMAGEPLAN, who made their live debut in Japan late ...

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