RIOT: Live Chat With Bassist Scheduled

RIOT's official web site will be hosting a live voice and text chat with the group's bassist, Pete Perez, on Sunday, May 30 at 10:00 a.m. CST. The text chat is designed to handle an unlimited number of users, but the voice room can only hold ten users at a time so fans will have ...

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ARCH ENEMY Drummer To Jam With THE BEERBELLY BOYS

ARCH ENEMY's Daniel Erlandsson will be filling in on drums for THE BEERBELLY BOYS at their upcoming show at The Corner in Varberg, Sweden on Friday, May 20. The occasion will see the members of THE BEERBELLY BOYSErlandsson, Matti Almsenius (guitar, vocals) and Martin Karlsson (bass) — perform several tracks by their other ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM Completing Songwriting Process For New CD

Chicago doomsters NOVEMBERS DOOM are finishing up the songwriting process for their follow-up to 2002's "To Welcome The Fade", tentatively due in late 2004/early 2005 through an as-yet-undisclosed label. "The writing for the new CD is 95% complete, and sounding amazing," the band write on their web site. "We cover many elements with this material, ...

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DISTANT THUNDER: Live Video Posted Online

DISTANT THUNDER, the new band featuring former HELSTAR/DESTINY'S END and current SEVEN WITCHES frontman James Rivera, filmed their May 15 appearance at Houston's F.B.I. Club for an upcoming DVD. In addition, the footage will be shown on Germany's Viva music channel at a later date. A video clip of the band performing the projected title ...

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CROWBAR Announce First Hometown Show In Three Years

New Orleans sludge-meisters CROWBAR will make their first hometown live appearance in nearly three years on July 9 at the Howlin' Wolf. Support at the show will come from CRAWFISH FOSSIL and SUFFOCATING LINDSAY. Tickets are $8 and doors open at 8:30 p.m. As previously reported, CROWBAR's current touring lineup is as follows: Kirk Windstein ...

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AFTER ALL Complete Work On New Album

On May 14, Begium's AFTER ALL completed the recording of the their fifth full-length album, "The Vermin Breed". The CD is set for release this fall. Like its predecessor, "Mercury Rising", "The Vermin Breed" was recorded and mixed by veteran producer Harris Johns at his Spiderhouse Studio in Berlin, Germany. Harris is best known for ...

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ANDREW W.K. Talks About His MTV2 Show

ANDREW W.K. recently spoke to the New York Post about his new show "Your Friend, Andrew W.K.", which premieres Saturday (May 22) on MTV2. "The whole point of this show is that it's not focused just on me," said W.K. "This is also a show to honor everyone who doesn't get a TV show," he ...

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