Y&T: West Coast Dates Announced

The reformed Y&T have lined up several West Coast dates during November. They are as follows: Nov. 02 – Concord, CA @ Pavillion (w/JOURNEY) Nov. 07 – Hollywood, CA @ Key Club Nov. 08 – Anaheim, CA @ Galaxy Theater Nov. 09 – Ventura, CA @ Ventura Theater (w/MONTROSE) Nov. 16 – Petaluma, CA @ ...

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SATYRICON To Collaborate With METALLICA/MADONNA Director

Norway's SATYRICON will be collaborating with famed Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund (i.e. METALLICA, OZZY OSBOURNE, MADONNA, THE PRODIGY) on a video for the song "Fuel For Hatred", which is set to appear on the group's forthcoming Volcano CD, due on September 2nd through Capitol Records in Scandinavia and Nuclear Blast Records in other parts of ...

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Former ANTHRAX Frontman To Issue Long-Awaited Solo Debut

Former ANTHRAX vocalist Neil Turbin is tentatively due to release his long-awaited debut solo album, entitled Threatcon Delta, in September/October through Metal Mayhem Records. Among the tracks that are currently set to appear on the CD are the following: 01. Blue Screen of Death 02. Welcome to the Rat Race 03. Dog Eat Everything 04. ...

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RITUAL CARNAGE: The Tale Of The Missing Bonus Tracks

Japan's RITUAL CARNAGE have issued the following statement regarding the "missing" bonus tracks on the "limited digi-pack" CD version of their latest album, The Birth Of Tragedy, which was issued through Osmose Productions a couple of months back: "As many of you [who] purchased the so-called 'limited digi-pack CD' unfortunately found out, the two bonus ...

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GARY MOORE To Support ZZ TOP In Europe

Legendary guitarist GARY MOORE will be supporting ZZ TOP on a three-week European tour in early October. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 01 – Helsinki, FIN @ Hartwall Arena Oct. 03 – Stockholm, SWE @ Hovet Oct. 05 – Alborg, DEN @ Alborg Arena Oct. 07 – Copenhagen, DEN @ Falkoner Oct. 14 – ...

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LAKE OF TEARS: New MP3 Clip Posted Online

Sweden's LAKE OF TEARS have posted an MP3 clip of the track "The Shadowshires", taken from their forthcoming fifth full-length album, entitled The Neonai, at this location. The Neonai was recorded with producer Ulf Wahlberg at Stockholm's XTC studios, and is set for release on August 26th through Black Mark Production. Featuring return ...

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KISS THE CYNIC Complete Work On Debut EP

KISS THE CYNIC, a New Jersey-based outfit featuring ex-members of LUDDITE CLONE, have finished recording and mastering their long-awaited five-song, self-titled EP. An advance download of the new song "Supercrusher" is available on their web site, www.kissthecynic.com. The official release date for the disc is September 10th, but the band will be having ...

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TWELFTH GATE Ink Deal With CRASH MUSIC INC.

TWELFTH GATE, featuring former members of SYRIS, have inked a three-album, worldwide deal with Crash Music Inc. (formerly Pavement Music). The group's as-yet-untitled debut CD will be recorded and mixed during September/October at Studio One in Racine, Wisconsin under the watchful eye of producer Chris Djuricic (i.e. SOIL, NOVEMBER'S DOOM, ENFORSAKEN, DISINTER, JUNGLE ROT, MICHAEL ...

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ERIK RUTAN Leaves MORBID ANGEL

Guitarist Erik Rutan has announced his departure from MORBID ANGEL in order to devote himself entirely to HATE ETERNAL. "Being in MORBID ANGEL for the past nine years has been the greatest time of my life," Rutan said in a statement. "To play in my favorite death metal band of all time has been a ...

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