SINERGY Joined By THE IRON MAIDENS Bassist

Finland's SINERGY have recruited bassist Melanie Sisneros to permanently replace Marco Hietala, who left the group earlier year to join NIGHTWISH on a full-time basis. "Sisneros [is] no stranger to playing in metal bands," reads a statement on SINERGY's official web site. "She's been playing bass for over 11 years and has lots ...

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CANDLEMASS Announce Additional European Dates

The reunited classic line-up of CANDLEMASS—vocalist Messiah Marcolin, bassist/founder Leif Edling, guitarist Mats Björkman, lead guitarist Lars Johansson and drummer Jan Lindh— have made several additions to their upcoming summer touring schedule. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Aug. 02 – Wacken, GER @ Wacken Open Air Aug. 03 – Pratteln, SWI @ Metal ...

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LIMP BIZKIT To Broadcast Concerts To Movie Theaters

LIMP BIZKIT are reportedly thinking about broadcasting concerts by satellite to movie theaters, following a similar move by KORN. The band's management company The Firm said LIMP BIZKIT and another client, STAIND, could use satellite relays for show and for record launch events as well. Last month's transmitted concert by KORN at New York's Hammerstein ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH To Issue First-Ever Live Album

On September 24th, 2002, CRADLE OF FILTH will release their first-ever live album, Live Bait For The Dead, on their own imprint label AbraCadaver through Snapper Music. The 2-disc collection will have a strictly limited edition pressing. Never known for doing things by half, CRADLE OF FILTH once again deliver a bumper package with two ...

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420 MONKS: Upcoming Dates Announced

Atlanta's 420 MONKS, featuring former STUCK MOJO frontman Bonz, ex-CHUM (Puerto Rico) drummer Carlos Torres, guitarist John B., and former PUBLIC ENEMY touring DJ DJ Lord, have lined up the following dates during July/August: Jul. 19 - Fayetteville, NC @ Skate Park Jul. 20 - Huntington, WV @ The Zoo (w/RASCLAAT, POINT OF ANGER, GMC, ...

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EXODUS Re-Launch Official Web Site

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have re-launched their official web site at this location. As previously reported, EXODUS are scheduled to perform the following dates during the coming months: Jul. 27 – Milwaukee, WI @ Metalfest Aug. 03 – Wacken, GER @ Wacken Open Air Dec. 14 - Thessaloniki, GRE @ ...

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THRESHOLD To Headline First Night Of PROGPOWER EUROPE Festival

UK progressive metallers THRESHOLD have been confirmed as the headliners of the first night of the ProgPower Europe festival, which is scheduled to take place on October 5th in Holland. The complete line-up for the two-day event is as follows: AFTER FOREVER THRESHOLD THEORY IN PRACTICE HEAVENS CRY ASHES TO ASHES EVERON ACT DEAD SOUL ...

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HEMLOCK Line Up West Coast Dates

Las Vegas' HEMLOCK, whose Pigeon Holed CD was produced by SOULFLY guitarist Mike Doling (ex-SNOT), have lined up the following gigs during coming weeks: Jul. 20 - Victorville, CA @ New Reflections Jul. 21 - Lake Havasu , AZ @ Klub Kaos Jul. 22 - Tempe, AZ @ Bash On Ash Jul. 23 - Farmington, ...

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TUFF, SHAMELESS To Embark On UK Tour

TUFF and SHAMELESS will team up for a UK tour during October. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 12 – Nottingham, UK @ Rock City Oct. 13 - Birmingham, UK @ JBs Oct. 15 - Bristol, UK @ Fleece & Firkin Oct. 16 - Newcastle, UK @ Trillions Oct. 17 - Manchester, UK @ Hop ...

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