DECONSTRUCT To Open For KORN In Sacramento

Sacramento, California's DECONSTRUCT have landed the opening slot on the KORN, CHEVELLE, BREAKING BENJAMIN, and SKINDRED show this Friday, November 12 at Arco Arena in Sacramento. DECONSTRUCT were chosen by radio station 98 Rock from over 130 area bands to open the show. DECONSTRUCT recently appeared on the debut episode of MTV's "Battle For Ozzfest". ...

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FORCE OF EVIL Announce New Album Title

FORCE OF EVIL, the new Danish band featuring guitarist Michael Denner (ex-MERCYFUL FATE), guitarist Hank Shermann (MERCYFUL FATE), bassist Hal Patino (KING DIAMOND), drummer Bjarne Holm (MERCYFUL FATE), and vocalist Martin Steene (ex-IRONFIRE), have set "Black Empire" as the title of their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Escapi. 12 new songs were ...

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HARKONIN: New Music Samples Posted Online

HARKONIN, the St. Louis, Missouri-based "blackened war metal" act featuring former EULOGY drummer Clayton Gore, have uploaded three preview track segments from their new album to be recorded "very soon." These are rehearsal tracks and should be listened to with that knowledge — no vocals, no production, etc.," the band write in a press release. ...

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GWAR To Make Rare In-Store Appearance In Florida

GWAR will be making a rare in-store appearance to promote their newest release, "War Party" (DRT Entertainment) on December 19, 2004 between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST at Splattergod Records, Tampa Florida's "only" underground metal/occult/horror store. The band are currently on tour with DYING FETUS and ALL THAT REMAINS and they will be on ...

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37 STABWOUNDZ To Tour Spain/Portugal In January

Dutch hardcore/metal band 37 STABWOUNDZ will embark on a tour of Spain and Portugal in the beginning of 2005. The "Roaming The Iberian Fields Tour" will take place between January 4 and January 12, 2005 and will include other international bands. Dates confirmed so far are as follows: Jan. 04 – Girona, SPA @ TBA ...

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Former EINHERJER Members Announce Formation Of New Band

EINHERJER members Frode Glesnes (a.k.a. Grimar, vocals/guitar), Aksel Herløe (guitar) and Gerhard Storesund (a.k.a. Vivar, drums) have announced the formation of a new band entitled BATTERED. Joining them is bassist Ole Moldesæther. Often cited as the leading "viking metal" act, Haugesund-based EINHERJER released several albums and EPs (1994's "Aurora Borealis" EP, 1995's "Leve Vikingånden", 1996's ...

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SUBSONIC Launch Official Web Site

SUBSONIC, the solo project of former CELTIC FROST guitarist Ron Marks, have launched ther official web site at this location. SUBSONIC's sophomore album, "No Such Soul", was released last week through Sonic Wave America. The follow-up to 2002's "Super-Vel" (Outlaw Entertainment) is available worldwide at such stores as Best Buy, Tower, Borders, Wherehouse, ...

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METALLICA's HETFIELD: 'DAVE MUSTAINE Is A Good Guy'

In a recent interview with Detroit's WRIF 101.1 FM, METALLICA frontman James Hetfield spoke about some of the pointed comments made about him and the rest of METALLICA by the group's former guitarist, Dave Mustaine (now the leader of MEGADETH). Asked if he was surprised by the fact that Mustaine named him one of the ...

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CODESEVEN To Tour With A STATIC LULLABY, HOPESFALL

North Carolina's CODESEVEN will be embarking on a nationwide this fall alongside A STATIC LULLABY and HOPESFALL. The group will be supporting their latest album, "Dancing Echoes/Dead Sounds", which was produced by Michael Birnbaum (COHEED & CAMBRIA, STRAYLIGHT RUN). A video for "All The Best Dreams" was directed by Dale Resteghini (FEAR FACTORY, GOD FORBID, ...

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