P.O.D.'s New CD To Include Video-Game Bonus

The first one million copies of P.O.D.'s next studio album, "Payable On Death", will come packaged with a second disc housing a Playstation 2 video-game, according to Billboard.com. The video-game will enable the fans to remix a newly recorded, non-album P.O.D. track. The bonus disc will contain a version of the Playstation 2 game Amplitude, ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Drop Off MUDVAYNE Tour, Blame Declining Record Sales

POWERMAN 5000 have withdrawn from their tour with MUDVAYNE, FINGERTIGHT and V-SHAPED MIND after their tour support was reportedly pulled by their record company, Dreamworks Records. The band's frontman, Spider One, has posted the following message explaining the situation: "Alright, everybody. I know you're all anxious to know what's going on with this tour news, ...

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SOULFLY Premiere New Material At D-LOW MEMORIAL Show

The current lineup of SOULFY — mainman Max Cavalera, guitarist Marc Rizzo (ex-ILL NINO), drummer Joe Nunez (STRIPPING THE PISTOL), and bassist Bobby Burns (ex-PRIMER 55 guitarist) — premiered two new songs during their appearance at the 7th Annual Memorial D-Low (Dana Wells) Show in Tempe, Arizona last Saturday (September 27). The tracks, tentatively titled ...

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ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY Announce New Vocalist

Relapse Records recording artists ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY have filled their recently vacated vocalist position with Columbus, OH native Johnny Weils. Weils, whose previous outfit BARBED WIRE DOLLS released two singles on Sympathy For the Record Industry (ROCKET FROM THE CRYPT, TURBONEGRO, HOT SNAKES, etc.), replaces former ATP vocalist Johnny Throckmorton. Wiles earned the coveted position on ...

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LAMB OF GOD To Film New Video, Release DVD

LAMB OF GOD will be shooting the video for "Ruin", the second single from their album "As The Palaces Burn", this week in Los Angeles, California with director and friend Dan Rush. The treatment has been described as surreal, complex and disturbing. The video release is set to coincide with the band kicking off the ...

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Original AC/DC Singer Rocks The Munich OKTOBERFEST

Dave Evans, original lead singer and founding member of AC/DC, who is currently touring Germany, Austria and Switzerland, recently received a rare invitation to perform at the world-famous Oktoberfest at the Bodo's Hall in Munich, Germany. Hard rock or heavy metal bands have traditionally been banned from the Oktoberfest. Dave Evans and members of local ...

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BELPHEGOR Sign With NAPALM RECORDS

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have signed a deal with Napalm Records for the release of their fourth full-length album, "Lucifer Incestus", tentatively due in late November. The follow-up to 2000's "Necrodaemon Terrorsathan" was recorded at Mastersound studios In Stuttgart/Fellbach, Germany with producer Alex Krull (ATROCITY) and will be released in three different formats: limited-edition ...

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DIVINE:DECAY: Video Posted Online

Finnish thrash/speed metallers DIVINE:DECAY have posted their video for the track "Silence Of Decades" at their official web site. "Silence Of Decades" comes off the group's recently released sophomore album, "Maximize The Misery", available through Osmose Productions. The follow-up to "Songs Of The Damned" was recorded and produced by Janne Joutsenniemi (of SUBURBANTRIBE ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Set North American Release Date For DVD

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have set November 4 as the North American release date for their long-awaited DVD, "The History Of Fear". As previously reported, the disc features the group's full Wacken 2001 performance, an October 2002 show filmed in Stuttgart, Germany on the "Black Sun" tour, all of the group's promo video clips, ...

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