Death Metal Documentary Out On DVD

An in-depth look into the world of death metal has been captured on DVD in "Death Metal: A Documentary", the first documentary of its kind to offer first-person chronicles and anecdotes solely from the death metal musicians who shaped the genre, along with TYPE O NEGATIVE frontman Peter Steele, who is included because of his ...

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ANTHRAX: 'What Doesn't Die' Video Ban Lifted

MTV has officially lifted the ban on the zombie-infested promo clip for the song "What Doesn't Die" off of ANTHRAX's latest record, "We've Come For You All", according to a posting on the band's web site. Although the network initially banned the clip for violent content, the decision was eventually overturned for undisclosed reasons. When ...

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Ex-JUDAS PRIEST Singer TIM OWENS: I Was Fired By E-Mail

Former JUDAS PRIEST singer Tim "Ripper" Owens has revealed to the Washington Post that he found out about plans for the band to reunite with Rob Halford via an e-mail from band management. Owens says he was told the switch would be "best for everyone." "They could have called me," Owens says. "But whatever." According ...

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MARDUK: New Live Photos Posted Online

Swedish black metallers MARDUK made their live debut with new singer Mortuus (previously a member of FUNERAL MIST and TRIUMPHATOR under the alias Arioch) on Saturday, May 1 at the Motala Metal Festival in Motala, Sweden. Photos of the group's performance have been posted online at the Tartarean Desire web site. Check them ...

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KISS: Australian Setlist Revealed

KISS kicked off the Australian leg of their "Rock the Nation" 2004 world tour Saturday night (May 8) at Burswood Dome in Perth. The group's complete setlist for the concert was as follows: 01. Creatures of the Night 02. Dr. Love 03. Pledge Allegiance to Rock 'n' Roll 04. I Love It Loud 05. Christine ...

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MANIFEST: New Live Dates Announced

Norwegian noise-thrashers MANIFEST have lined up the following dates during May: May 13 - Grotta - Hamar, NOR (w/ MALOSSI) May 14 - Kulturlaaven - Asker, NOR (w/ SUSPERIA) May 15 - Hawk – Fredrikstad, NOR (w/ MALOSSI) MANIFEST recently entered Godt Selskap Studio (NECROPHAGIA, THE APPARATUS) to record their first CD, tentatively titled "Half ...

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CRUACHAN To Headline Germany's PAGAN METAL FESTIVAL

Irish folk metal band CRUACHAN will be playing their first-ever German show later this year as they headline the Pagan Metal Festival near Frankfurt, Germany. The show will take place on November 20 in Giessen in the Hessen region. In other news, CRUACHAN have revealed in a posting on their web site that the track ...

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