KATAKLYSM Cancel European Tour

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have been forced to cancel their European tour with CROWBAR and their appearance at the With Full Force open air festival in Germany. According to an official press release from the group, the reason for the cancellation is the fact that "[vocalist] Maurizio [Iacono] and wife Meggin are expecting a little ...

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WOLF: New Video Posted Online

Swedish metallers WOLF have uploaded their video for the track "Wolf's Blood" at this location (Windows Media, 10 MB). The theme of the clip, according to a posting on the band's web site, is "THIN LIZZY at 'Top of the Pops' '77 meets JUDAS PRIEST at Budokan in '81." "Wolf's Blood" comes off ...

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VADER To Open For METALLICA, SLIPKNOT In Poland

Polish death metallers VADER will be opening for SLIPKNOT and METALLICA on May 31 at Silesian Stadium in Chorzów, Poland. VADER are expected to play over 160 shows in 2004, including their first-ever run through Eastern Europe. In May, the band will take a little break due to the recording sessions of their new album, ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: 'Makes A Video' To Air This Weekend

VELVET REVOLVER's "Slither" video and the accompanying show "Velvet Revolver Makes A Video" will now air on MTV2 on Saturday, May 1 at midnight, immediately following "Headbanger's Ball", according to a posting on the group's official web site. The video has already started running on MTV2, and will begin airing on Fuse this weekend. As ...

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DECAPITATED To Tour U.S. With CANNIBAL CORPSE

Polish death metallers DECAPITATED will be returning to the North American continent this summer for their second U.S. tour, this time with none other than CANNIBAL CORPSE. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 28 - Climax Lounge - Denver, CO Jul. 30 - US Cellular Arena - Milwaukee, WI Jul. 31 - Hairy ...

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SLIPKNOT: 'Duality' Video Posted Online

SLIPKNOT's video for "Duality", the first single off their upcoming "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)" CD, has been posted online at the Launch.com web site. Check it out here. The clip, which was reported by Iowa's KCCI TV to have cost between $300,000 and $500,000 to produce (a figure that is ...

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DEADSY Confirm Split With DREAMWORKS RECORDS

DEADSY, the Los Angeles-based band featuring frontman P. Exeter Blue I (a.k.a. Elijah Blue, son of actress/singer Cher and Gregg Allman), have released an official statement confirming their split with Dreamworks Records. The statement reads as follows: "With regard to the recent mutual and amicable split between DEADSY and their former label, Dreamworks, ...

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Former THE UNION UNDERGROUND Bassist To Join DISTURBED?

Former THE UNION UNDERGROUND bassist John Moyer is rumored to have joined DISTURBED as the replacement for departed bassist Fuzz. Moyer, whose previous band toured with DISTURBED as part of the 2001 installment of Ozzfest, is known to have tried out for DISTURBED at the open bassist auditions held in Chicago on April 4. DISTURBED ...

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