DROWNING POOL: Paying Tribute To Late Frontman

DROWNING POOL bassist Stevie Benton recently told Australia's Undercover News that every cent made from the sale of the group's new DVD "Sinema" is going to fulfill late DP singer Dave Williams' dream of buying his parents a house. "Every penny that is made from this record, none of us, not our manager, will make ...

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(HED)P.E. Finalize Track Listing For 'Blackout'

(HED)P.E. have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Blackout", due on March 18 through Jive Records. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Suck It Up 02. Bury 03. Dangerous 04. Blackout 05. Getaway 06. Crazy 07. Half A Man 08. Only One 09. Other Side 10. Flesh And ...

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JOHN ARCH Speaks Out On 'A Twist Of Fate'

Former FATES WARNING frontman John Arch, freshly signed to Metal Blade Records as solo artist, recently commented on the musical and the lyrical direction of his much-anticipated debut EP, "A Twist Of Fate", due later in the year. "I think the music has a good feel to it," Arch said. "There are a lot of ...

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SOILWORK, CHILDREN OF BODOM To Team Up For European Tour

Sweden's SOILWORK and Finland's CHILDREN OF BODOM will be teaming up for a European tour this spring. Confirmed dates, according to www.soilwork.com: Apr. 18 - Stockholm, SWE @ Arenan Apr. 19 - Oslo, NOR @ Rockefeller Apr. 20 - Gothenburg, SWE @ Karen Apr. 21 - Lund, SWE @ Mejeriet Apr. 22 - Hamburg, GER ...

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REBELS WITHOUT APPLAUSE Seek New Bassist

REBELS WITHOUT APPLAUSE, the Chicago-based act featuring guitarist/vocalist Greg Fulton (ex-ZNOWHITE, CYCLONE TEMPLE), are on the lookout for a new bassist. "For the past few months we have been searching for a new bass player to fill the spot vacated by our previous bass player," reads a message on the band's official web site. "The ...

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KISS: A Hillbilly Tribute By HAYSEED DIXIE

Hillbilly humorists HAYSEED DIXIE, a group that achieved infamy with 2001's "A Hillbilly Tribute to AC/DC", which featured backwater send-ups of "Highway to Hell", "You Shook Me All Night Long" and "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap", are at it again. KISS are the target of HAYSEED's latest homage, "Kiss My Grass: A Hillbilly Tribute to ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM To Support CHILDREN OF BODOM In Finland

Finland's OMNIUM GATHERUM will support CHILDREN OF BODOM at the following dates: Mar. 27 – Lutakko – Jyväskylä, FIN Apr. 05 – Nosturi – Helsinki, FIN In other news, the band recently inked a licensing agreement with Hot Rockin' Records for the Japanese release of their full-length debut, "Spirits and August Light". The Japanese version ...

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GOTTHARD Complete Work On 'Human Zoo'

Switzerland's GOTTHARD have completed work on their new studio album, "Human Zoo", due on Feb. 24. The CD, which marks the first time the group have worked without longtime collaborator, songwriter/producer Chris Von Rohr (ex-KROKUS bassist), was produced by Marc Tanner (FIONA, THE CALLING). The complete track listing for the album is as follows: 01. ...

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TARAXACUM Name Sophomore CD

TARAXACUM, the group featuring former STEEL PROPHET vocalist Rick Mythiasin, EDGUY bassist Tobias Exxel, drummer Franky Wolf, ex-HAGGARD guitarist Danny Klupp and ROUGH SILK/AXEL RUDI PELL keyboardist Ferdy Doernberg, have set "Rainmaker" as the title for their sophomore album, due in the fall through MTM-Metal Records. In the meantime, several live appearances are planned for ...

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