VADER: New Dates Announced

Prior to commencing their next European tour, Polish death metal veterans VADER will play four gigs in Germany, Holland, Belgium and Switzerland. There's a possibility of more dates in Germany but they are still under negotiations. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 01 – Osnabruck, GER @ TBA Apr. 02 – Katwijk, NETH @ Scum ...

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PAPA ROACH Add Sacramento Date

PAPA ROACH have added a Sacramento show to their upcoming itinerary leading up to their appearance at the South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW) later this month. Support at all dates will come from DIE TRYING and STILLLIFE PROJECTOR. The dates are as follows: Mar. 12 - Reno, NV The @ New Oasis Mar. 13 ...

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ABORTED Part Ways With Drummer

Belgian gory death metallers ABORTED have parted ways with longtime drummer Frank. "The reason of the break up with Frank is mainly due to musical reasons," the band write on their web site. "He is a great guy and we wish him the best of luck in his further musical & non musical career." Replacing ...

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SILENTIUM: Lineup Changes Galore

Finnish atmospheric doom metallers SILENTIUM have parted ways with drummer Janne Ojala, violinist Jani Laaksonen and vocalist Anna Ilveskoski. "It all started when Janne informed us about his departure," guitarist/vocalist Toni Lahtinen writes on the group's web site. " 'The band hasn't evolved since the demo days and my motivation has burnt out,' he said. ...

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THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL To Release New Compilation CD

Norway's THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL will release a compilation CD, entitled "EPs and Rarities", on March 8. The disc will consist of the "Sorrow" and "Nightswan" EPs plus the b-side of the "Stream" single and the bonus track from the Japanese edition of the "In This Room" album. The group's next release will be ...

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SKEW SISKIN To Release Live DVD In The Summer

Germany's SKEW SISKIN, the high-octane rock 'n' roll band fronted by Nina C. Alice, will be issuing a live DVD of their December 2003 performance in Munich. Also included will be "extra cuts from other events," according to a post on the band's web site. A late summer release is expected. ...

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DESTRUCTION: More South American Dates Announced

Veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION have added more dates to their upcoming South American tour. The trek is currently shaping up as follows: Apr. 07 – Porto Alegre, BRA @ Bar Opinião Apr. 08 – TBA, BRA @ TBA Apr. 09 – São Paulo, BRA @ KVA Apr. 10 – Belo Horizonte, BRA @ Lapa Multishow ...

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LAMB OF GOD: MTV2 Special To Air This Weekend

MTV2 will be airing a 30-minute program special on "Terror and Hubris", the recently released LAMB OF GOD DVD, Saturday, March 6 at midnight. The special will immediately follow "Headbanger's Ball", co-hosted by LAMB OF GOD. In addition to world-premiering their video for the track "As the Palaces Burn" on the show, LAMB OF GOD ...

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DROWNING POOL: 'Step Up' Video Posted Online

DROWNING POOL's video for their new single, "Step Up", has been posted online at this location. "Step Up" comes off the group's upcoming sophomore album, "Desensitized", due on April 20 through Wind-Up Records. The track will also be will be featured on the upcoming "Punisher: The Album" soundtrack, due on March 23 through ...

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