It's Official: IN FLAMES, CHIMAIRA To Tour Australia

Sweden's IN FLAMES have confirmed that they will be embarking on a short Australian tour with CHIMAIRA beginning in mid-September. The confirmed dates and venues are as follows: Sep. 17 – Heaven - Adelaide, AUS (all ages) Sep. 18 - Hi-Fi Bar - Melbourne, AUS (18+) Sep. 19 - Hi-Fi Bar - Melbourne, AUS (matinee, ...

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NEUROSIS Singer: 'We've Found Different Ways To Be Intense'

NEUROSIS singer/guitarist Steve Von Till recently spoke to Exclaim! magazine about the dramatic increase and proficiency of melodies, moods, textures and actual clean singing on the group's latest album, "The Eye of Every Storm". "We've always gotten satisfaction from attacking our weaknesses," he said. "Our weakness for a long time had been the vocal element ...

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W.A.S.P.'s LAWLESS Says He's Not Trying To Be Shocking

ARTILLERY guitarist Michael Stützer interviewed Blackie Lawless of W.A.S.P. for Denmark's Antenna magazine (formerly Metal Reference) when the American shock rockers paid Copenhagen a visit in order to promote their new album, "The Neon God". What follows are several excerpts from the interview: Antenna: Drummer Frankie Banali keeps coming and going, and what's ...

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UTTERANCE Sign With HAWINO RECORDS

Seattle-based record label Hawino Records has added the Tacoma heavy rock band UTTERANCE to their roster. The group's first release for the label, entitled "DXVI", is due this fall. "We are very excited about our newest material. It is the best recording that we have yet and it is very worthy of exposure to masses," ...

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SLIPKNOT Replace DAVID BOWIE At Denmark's ROSKILDE FESTIVAL

SLIPKNOT have replaced DAVID BOWIE on the bill of this year's Roskilde Festival in Denmark. "With David Bowie no longer on the programme, we had to think fast," the festival organizers write on their web site. "After hours of hard work, we are finally able to announce a new act for the programme: SLIPKNOT will ...

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Pop Singer BRANDY Samples IRON MAIDEN: Audio Available!

A loop of the intro guitar and bass line from IRON MAIDEN's "The Clansman", off the group's 1998 "Virtual XI" CD, is sampled in a song from former teen-pop star BRANDY. The track, titled "Cool (Thought I'd Be)" (also known as "I Tried"), is featured on the singer's newest album, "Afrodisiac", which was released Tuesday ...

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VADER Confirmed For CANNIBAL CORPSE/NAPALM DEATH Tour

As exclusively revealed here on June 18, Polish death metal veterans VADER have now officially confirmed that they will be supporting CANNIBAL CORPSE and NAPALM DEATH on a month-long U.S. tour beginning on October 23. The trek, which is also expected to include GOATWHORE, will be preceded by a week's worth of NAPALM ...

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