METALLICA: More LARS ULRICH Biography Details Revealed

METALLICA's web site has released more information about the upcoming official biography of drummer Lars Ulrich. The book (view cover here), which is due in stores in Denmark on June 1, will detail Lars' life growing up in Denmark through the current "Madly in Anger" tour, and will include interviews with Lars' close ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: Touring Plans Announced

Relapse Records recording artists THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN have announced forthcoming tour dates in support of their highly anticipated new album, "Miss Machine". "Miss Machine" will be released on July, 20 in the U.S. and August 2 in Europe. THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN will kick off a five-week European headlining tour beginning June 5 with ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Sign With CRASH MUSIC INC.

Crash Music, Inc. have announced that they have signed thrash metal act FLOTSAM AND JETSAM to a two-album deal. FLOTSAM AND JETSAM was formed in Phoenix, Arizona in 1984 by bassist Jason Newsted, who eventually left the band to join METALLICA. FLOTSAM debuted with tracks on the "Speed Metal Hell II" and "Metal Massacre IV" ...

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FIVE STAR PRISON CELL Writing Material For Debut EP

FIVE STAR PRISON CELL, the new Australian artsy-tech-math metal band featuring former FRANKENBOK vocalist Adam Glynn along with members of TENSION and EXTRA VIRGIN, are currently writing material for their debut release, which will likely come in the shape of a four- or five-song EP. The band are about one song away from having a ...

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SEPULTURA In Talks To Support MOTÖRHEAD In Europe

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA are in talks to support MOTÖRHEAD on their upcoming European tour. Confirmed MOTÖRHEAD tour dates are as follows: Nov. 03 – Belfast, IRE @ Ulster Hall Nov. 04 – Dublin, IRE The Olympia Nov. 05 – Tramore, IRE @ Co. Waterford South Nov. 06 – Killarney, IRE @ INEC Nov. 09 – ...

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ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER To Sign With Belgium's BUZZVILLE RECORDS

ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER, the Atlanta-based rockers, are on the verge of signing a deal with Belgium's Buzzville Records. The band, who recently completed a successful three-week run with NASHVILLE PUSSY, will be embarking on a European tour early next year. In the meantime, the group have been added to the June 5 THE WILDHEARTS/NASHVILLE PUSSY show ...

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Singapore's RUDRA To Tour The U.S. In July

Singaporean metallers RUDRA will be touring the U.S. East Coast for the first time between July 22 and August 2. Joining them on the trek will be American band RAISING KUBRICK. RUDRA are currently working on the material for their fourth album. Six songs have been completed for the follow-up to 2003's "Kurukshetra", tentatively due ...

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CRISIS: 'Blood Burden' Video Posted Online

CRISIS' video for the track "Blood Burden" has been made available for download at this location. As previously reported, the filming took place on April 10 with director Darren Doane (DEFTONES, AFI, THURSDAY, NILE). "Blood Burden" comes off the group's new album, "Like Sheep Led To Slaughter", out today (May 25) through The ...

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ALICE COOPER To Guest On 'The Best Damn Sports Show'

Alice Cooper will be interviewed on the "The Best Damn Sports Show" this Thursday, May 27 on Fox Sports channel by Tom Arnold, John Salley, Chris Rose and Brian Bosworth. Known to be an avid golfer, Alice is no stranger to the sports world and catching up on all of the latest sporting news with ...

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