MACHINE HEAD: Cover Songs Posted Online

MACHINE HEAD's covers of METALLICA's "Battery", FAITH NO MORE's "Jizzlobber", and EXODUS' "Toxic Waltz" have been posted online in streaming Real Audio at this location. As previously reported, the members of the group's official forum were asked to list three songs that they would like to hear MACHINE HEAD cover, after which the ...

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DESTRUCTION Set Release Date For 'Metal Discharge'

Veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION have set a September 22 European release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their new album, entitled "Metal Discharge". The limited-edition version of the album will include a bonus CD featuring demo material, cover tunes and a unreleased version of the DESTRUCTION classic "Bestial Invasion". The final track listing for "Metal ...

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GHOSTRIDE To Make Live Debut In Sacramento

GHOSTRIDE, the new Sacramento-based band featuring former WILL HAVEN members Jeff Irwin (guitars), Mike Martin (bass) and Mitch Wheeler (drums), along with ODDMAN guitarist Cayle Hunter and TINFED singer Rey Osbourne, have posted a song, titled "So Intense So Italian", via their official web site at this location. The track comes off the ...

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ORANGE GOBLIN: Saving Rock And Roll

British doomsters ORANGE GOBLIN will enter New Rising Studios in Peldon, Essex on July 14 to begin recording their fifth album, "Progress Stops Here", for a late October release through Rise Above Records. The record will be produced by the legendary Billy Anderson (CLUTCH, BRUTAL TRUTH, NEUROSIS, SLEEP), who worked with the band on "The ...

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DRAGONFORCE Seek Drummer, Announce New Bassist

British melodic speed power metallers DRAGONFORCE are currently on the lookout for a new drummer following the departure of longtime sticksman Didier Almouzni. If you think you have what it takes to fill the vacant position, and the time to handle DRAGONFORCE's increasingly busy schedule, then contact the band via e-mail at this address: [email protected] ...

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CIRCLE II CIRCLE: ROCK HARD Photos Posted Online

Several photos taken during CIRCLE II CIRCLE's appearance at this month's Rock Hard Festival have been posted online at this location. The two-day event, which took place June 7-8 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, featured additional performances from such acts as SAXON, IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY, BLIND GUARDIAN, CANDLEMASS, NEVERMORE, KREATOR and ANTHRAX, ...

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VELVET REVOLER: Live-In-The-Studio Footage To Air Tonight!

The first live-in-the-studio footage of VELVET REVOLVER performing "Set me Free" will be seen at the beginning of halftime of the NBA basketball game on ABC TV tonight. The footage will be interspersed with scenes from the movie "The Hulk", for which the song was written. The game starts at 5:30 p.m. PST. "Set Me ...

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