SOCIETY 1 Guitarist Interviewed For GENE SIMMONS' 'Biography'

SOCIETY 1 guitarist Sin was interviewed for the A&E "Biography" of KISS co-founder/bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons, set to air Wednesday, December 8. Sin is a lifelong KISS fan who is currently following in Simmons' footsteps as a member of one of the most debaucherous and hard-working rock bands on the scene today. According to Sin, "KISS ...

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NIGHTWISH Confirmed For NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL

Finland's NIGHTWISH have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, according to Pollstar.com. KING DIAMOND and CRYPTOPSY are also scheduled to appear at the two-day event, which will reportedly be held April 23-24 at the Palladium in Worcester, MA. Also expected to perform at the festival are KING ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE To Tour With THE USED, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have been confirmed for "The Taste of Chaos" tour that will also feature THE USED and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE. From early February through the middle of April, "The Taste of Chaos Tour" will take KILLSWITCH ENGAGE around North America playing venues ranging in size from 3,000- to 10,000-seat capacity. "KILLSWITCH ENGAGE are one ...

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VICIOUS ART: Live Photos Posted Online

VICIOUS ART, the new Swedish death/thrash band featuring former DARK FUNERAL members Matias Mäkelä and Robert Lundin, along with Jörgen Sandström (THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE) on bass, made their live debut on November 12 at Tantogården in Stockholm, Sweden. Also appearing on the bill were MÖRK GRYNING and NINNUAM. Check out pictures from

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DROWNING POOL And (HED)PE Hit The Road Together

Texas-based heavy rockers DROWNING POOL and L.A. rap-metal act (HED)PE will hit the road together for a string of shows beginning on November 23 in San Diego, California and wrapping up on December 17 in Toledo, Ohio, according to Launch Radio Networks. DROWNING POOL continue to support their second album, "Desensitized", while (HED)PE will release ...

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SLASH 'Guitar Hero' Limited-Edition Sculpture Series Due In February

KnuckleBonz, Inc. announced today their plans to create a Slash sculpture for the limited edition collectible figure series. The Guitar Hero series is focused on capturing the image of legendary musical icons of both past and present in detailed limited edition sculptures. The Slash figure will be created using a skilled team of artists to ...

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GRAVE DIGGER: New Album Artwork Posted Online

German power metallers GRAVE DIGGER have uploaded the cover artwork (designed by Gyula Havancsak) for their new album, "The Last Supper", at their official web site, Grave-Digger.de. "The Last Supper" is scheduled for release on January 17, 2005 through Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to last year's "Rheingold" was recorded at Principal studio ...

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CATARACT: 'Nothing's Left' Video Posted Online

CATARACT's video for the track "Nothing's Left" has been posted online at MetalBlade.de. "Nothing's Left" comes off the Swiss metalcore bands latest CD, "With Triumph Comes Loss", available now on Metal Blade Records. The band recorded the CD at Antfarm Studio in Aarhus, Denmark with producer Tue Madsen. A vinyl version of the ...

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