IMPIETY, ATOMIZER, VIDSYN To Team Up For European Tour

Singaporean/Mexican metallers IMPIETY, now featuring drummer Oscar Garcia (HACAVITZ, ex-RAVAGER) and lead guitarists Antimo (HACAVITZ, ex-RAVAGER, DISGORGE) and Eduardo Guevara (HACAVITZ, BLOODREAPING), will be headlining the "Paramount Evil European Assault Tour 2004" beginning in mid-October. Support at all shows will come from ATOMIZER and VIDSYN. Tentative dates are as follows: Oct. 16 – London, UK ...

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KOTIPELTO, AFTER FOREVER To Support NIGHTWISH At Special Helsinki Show

KOTIPELTO (featuring STRATOVARIUS singer Timo Kotipelto) and AFTER FOREVER have been confirmed as the support bands for NIGHTWISH at their special show in Helsinki, Finland on December 26. The concert will take place at the 8,000-capacity old Icehall and will feature hour-long performances from both support acts. NIGHTWISH are tentatively scheduled to play a two-hour ...

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SAURON: New Album Delayed

The release date of SAURON's second full-length album, "For A Dead Race", has been pushed back to October 21 from the previously announced September 20. The delay is being blamed on "manufacturing matters." The follow-up to 2003's "Universe Of Filth", "For A Dead Race" was recorded at Double Noise Studio and is said to be ...

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THE DARKNESS Manager: 'America Destroys So Many Bands'

Billboard is reporting that since the July 2003 release of their debut album, "Permission to Land", on Must Destroy/Atlantic, U.K. band THE DARKNESS have sold 637,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, and 3 million worldwide, according to Whitehouse Management, which represents the band. Manager Sue Whitehouse's role in launching THE DARKNESS ...

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KILLING MIRANDA Set Release Date For New Album

Britain's KILLING MIRANDA have set an October 25 release date through Cadiz Music for their new album, "Consummate". Distribution is being handled by Pinnacle (U.K.) and Soulfood/Sony (Europe). U.K. dates in support of the album will be confirmed shortly. Commented singer Richard Pyne (a.k.a. Filthy Rikky): "[The new CD] is way beyond anything we've done ...

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KARI RUESLÅTTEN: New Solo Album Delayed

The release date of the fourth solo album from former THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL "goddess of beauty" Kari Rueslåtten (presently known simply as Kari) is being pushed back to early 2005, according to a posting on T-E Ulriksborg's unofficial Kari Rueslåtten web site. "It looks like this [delay] is [being] made in ...

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SPEED KILL HATE: Debut Album Out Now

SPEED KILL HATE, the "old-school thrash" project featuring OVERKILL members Dave Linsk (guitar), Derek Tailer (guitar), and Tim Mallare (drums), are selling copies of their debut album, "Acts of Insanity", via TheHateShop.com. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Walls of Hate 02. Setting Me Off 03. Violence Breeds ...

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MANDY LION To Support W.A.S.P. In Hollywood

WWIII/ex-WICKED ALLIANCE singer Mandy Lion will support W.A.S.P. on October 29 at the Key club in Hollywood, CA. Mandy will hit the stage at 10:00 p.m. sharp. Tickets are $27 dollars the night of the show or $20 dollars if you get them from Lion's web site ahead of time. As previously reported, the reformed ...

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