PERZONAL WAR: New Album Delayed

German thrashers PERZONAL WAR have postponed the release date of their new album, "Faces", to May 17. The band will release an EP on April 19 containing the song "My Secret" plus exclusive non-album bonus material and a brand new video clip. As previously reported, the follow-up to 2002's "Different But The Same" will be ...

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UNEARTH Name New Album

Massachusetts-based metallers UNEARTH have set "The Oncoming Storm" as the title of their new album, due on June 29 through Metal Blade Records. The follow-up to 2001's "The Stings Of Conscience" is being produced by Adam Dutkiewicz of KILLSWITCH ENGAGE fame. UNEARTH will embark on the "Headbanger's Ball Tour" with HATEBREED, DAMAGEPLAN and DROWNING POOL ...

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METALLICA, KORN, SLIPKNOT Confirmed For Austria's AERODROME FESTIVAL

METALLICA, KORN, LINKIN PARK and SLIPKNOT are among the bands confirmed to appear at the Aerodrome Festival, a two-day event set to take place June 10-11 in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. Other groups scheduled to perform at the festival include LIFE OF AGONY, SLAYER, ILL NINO, WITHIN TEMPTATION, HATEBREED, PUNGENT STENCH, LOSTPROPHETS and MNEMIC. For more ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO: New Solo Album On The Way

In addition to his brand-new, as-yet-unnamed project with Neal Schon and Deen Castronovo (both of JOURNEY) and Marco Mendoza (WHITESNAKE, BLUE MURDER, THIN LIZZY), singer Jeff Scott Soto has started recording his highly anticipated third solo album, tentatively titled "Lost In The Translation". Jeff has confirmed that Neal Schon will co-write a song and appear ...

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SYMPHONY X To Open For QUEENSRŸCHE

SYMPHONY X have been confirmed as the opening act for QUEENSRŸCHE at several U.S. dates beginning in mid-April. The details are as follows: Apr. 15 - Detroit, MI @ State Theatre Apr. 16 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues Apr. 17 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues Apr. 18 - Columbus, OH @ ...

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DESTRUCTION: Special Guests Expected At DVD Release Party

Veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION will be joined by several ex-members — including former guitarist Harry Wilkens — during their DVD-release party on March 12 at the House of Rock "Atlantis" in Herboldsheim (near Freiburg), Germany. As previously reported, the group will play a full "best of 20 years" live set, including all the classic and ...

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NIKKI SIXX: 'It Feels New Again'

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message to the "Rock 'n' Roll Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "The Tower in-store was so much fun. Tracii said it's really our first gig, and he's correct in the fact that it was all on us. "I was blown away by the support ...

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BEHEMOTH: DVD Details Revealed

Polish black/death metallers BEHEMOTH have revealed the details of their upcoming DVD, tentatively due later in the year through Regain Records. According to guitarist/vocalist Nergal, "We've been working in E-Media Studio for one week now, on the stuff for our upcoming DVD. It's gonna be fully entertaining release I can assure you. Before we entered ...

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THE AXIS OF PERDITION Sign New Deal, Part Ways With Drummer

U.K. noise black metallers THE AXIS OF PERDITION have inked a deal with Code666 Records for the release of their second album, tentatively due in early 2005. The follow-up to last year's "Corridors" (Rage Of Achilles Records) sees the band taking their inspiration from the ugliness decay of their urban environment, integrated into a darker ...

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