SOULFLY, ILL NINO To Team Up For U.S. Tour

Labelmates SOULFLY and ILL NINO will be teaming up for a U.S. tour beginning in late July, according to a posting on the Roadrunner Records web site. The trek, which will feature a third, as-yet-unannounced band, will run through August (and possibly longer). Confirmed dates will be made available soon. ...

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THE DARKNESS Singer Goes Under The Knife

THE DARKNESS frontman Justin Hawkins has undergone throat surgery and is recovering well, according to NME.com. Hawkins has now revealed full details of the operation. He said: "I had a hiatus hernia and acid reflux. Basically, there’s a sphincter inside your throat, as well as up your bottom. It’s supposed to control how much acid ...

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RUSH: 'Summertime Blues' Clip Posted Online

The first single, "Summertime Blues", from RUSH's upcoming CD, "Feedback", has been posted online at this location. As previously reported, "Feedback" is an EP collection of covers of classics popularized by THE WHO, CREAM, BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD and THE YARDBIRDS. Due June 29 via Atlantic, the eight-track "Feedback" marks the first time the group ...

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RHAPSODY Name New Album

Italian symphonic metal band RHAPSODY have set "Symphony Of Enchanted Lands Part 2 - The Dark Secret" as the title of their forthcoming full-length album, due in September through Magic Circle Music/SPV. As previously reported, the upcoming CD will feature a very special appearance by acclaimed actor Christopher Lee ("Star Wars - Episode 2: Attack ...

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MARBLE ARCH To Enter Studio In Early June

Swedish atmospheric metal/gothic rock act MARBLE ARCH (formerly EVERCRY) will enter the studio on June 12 to begin recording their as-yet-untitled sophomore album, tentatively due in late 2004 through Century Media Records. Among the working songtitles set to appear on the as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2002's "Another Sunday Bright" are "The Sinners Eve", "These Are The ...

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