DEF LEPPARD: 'Best Of' CD Details Revealed

More information has been released regarding the upcoming DEF LEPPARD compilation album, "Best of Def Leppard", due in October via Island/Def Jam and Universal/Mercury. Described as "an updated 'replacement' version" of the band's previous greatest-hits compilation, "Vault" (1995), the new collection will be released in North America under the title "Super Vault". There will be ...

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NOCTUARY: Mini-Tour Announced

Los Angeles' NOCTUARY will be embarking on a four-date road trip that will see the band hit Juarez, Mexico, as well as El Paso, TX, Phoenix, AZ, and Downey, CA. The group will be supporting San Francisco-based gorelords IMPALED (recently signed to Century Media Records) on three of these dates. The details are as follows: ...

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3 FACED: Live Videos Posted Online

3 FACED, the new band featuring former UNION UNDERGROUND guitarist Patrick Kennison and TOMMY LEE/ex-KILGORE bassist Marty O'Brien, have made several live video clips available for download at this location. The band, whose lineup is rounded out by Chase Jentz (vocals, guitar), Jade Russell (vocals, guitar) and Duncan Black (drums), aim to "change ...

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SEATTLE METAL ONLINE Festival To Take Place This Month

Seattle Metal Online will celebrate four years of helping local metal bands network and learn about the music business with its fourth annual Seattle Metal Online Anniversary Festival on Saturday, September 18 at Studio 7 in Seattle. Seattle Metal Online (SMO) is an organization created by Carrie and Joe Jauregui in August of 2000, out ...

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KATAKLYSM Finalize Tour Schedule

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have finalized their European and North American tour itineraries. Confirmed dates are as follows: "No More Serenity" European Tour 2004 w/ GRAVEWORM, MYSTIC CIRCLE, INTO ETERNITY: Oct. 01 - Rotterdam, NETH @ Baroeg Oct. 02 - Vosselaar @ Biebob Oct. 03 - Arnhem, NETH @ Goudvis Hall Oct. 04 - Kiel, ...

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BLACK DETHE: Early Demo Recordings Posted Online

Several demo recordings by the long-defunct Bay Area death/thrash metal band BLACK DETHE have been posted online at this location. The tracks available for download are "Evil Prayer", "Lethal Touch", "Mary's Blood" and "Sheen of Annihilation". BLACK DETHE performed SLAYER/POSSESSED-inspired death/thrash metal during their brief existence between 1985 and 1988. Tentative plans exist ...

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