EKTOMORF To Support FEAR FACTORY In Spain

Hungarian hardcore/thrash quartet EKTOMORF have been confirmed as the support act for FEAR FACTORY at four gigs in Spain. The details are as follows: Jul. 12 – Barcelona, SPA - Razzmatazz 2 Jul. 13 - Madrid, SPA - Arena Jul. 14 - Murcia, SPA - Super Chuys Jul. 16 - Victoria, SPA - Azkena Upcoming ...

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STRATOVARIUS Guitarist Launches New Recording Studio

STRATOVARIUS mastermind Timo Tolkki has opened a brand-new recording studio called Goldenworks. Located 10 minutes outside central Helsinki, Goldenworks is currently hosting Finland's DREAMTALE, who are in the process of recording their third album for Spinefarm Records with Tolkki producing. Commented Tolkki: "I have been in music business for 20 years, travelled around the world ...

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MASTERPLAN Prepare To Record Second Album

MASTERPLAN, the new band featuring ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow, ex-HELLOWEEN drummer Uli Kusch and former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/ARK singer Jorn Lande, are preparing to enter the Crazy Cat studio in Hamburg, Germany with producer Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE, SKINLAB) to begin recording their second album, tentatively due late January 2005 through AFM Records ...

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TAD MOROSE To Support EDGUY In New York City

Sweden's TAD MOROSE have been confirmed as direct support for German power metallers EDGUY at B.B. King's in New York City on September 15. Both bands will also be performing at the ProgPower USA V festival in Atlanta, GA on September 18. As previously reported, EDGUY will play a headlining show at Club Soda in ...

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PRIMAL FEAR: 'The Healer' Video Posted Online

PRIMAL FEAR's video for the track "The Healer" has been posted online in Real Media format at this location. The clip was directed by Maurice Swinkels of Lowlifemedia Productions (EXODUS, ABORTED, IMMOLATION, OCCULT) and was shot in Tilburg, Netherlands at the O13. "The Healer" comes off the German power metallers' latest CD, "Devil's ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Responds To DAVE MUSTAINE Attack

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has responded to a verbal attack by former bandmate Dave Mustaine over the inclusion of a scene in METALLICA's "Some Kind of Monster" documentary in which Ulrich sits down with Mustaine for a one-on-one therapy session. Earlier this week, BLABBERMOUTH.NET exclusively reported that the new issue of Record Collector ...

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SLAYER's KERRY KING: DAVE MUSTAINE Is A Dictator

In a brand-new interview with Guitar World magazine, SLAYER's Kerry King spoke about the time he spent in MEGADETH as the band's touring/live guitarist. Asked how he thinks MEGADETH would have turned out if he had stayed in the group, Kerry replied, "I played their first five shows, and if I had stayed I probably ...

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