MEGADETH To Play 20 Concerts In America This Year

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "I am going to put up a remix for your listening pleasure and switch it out every week or so with a new track until the release comes to relieve your fears that the remix did anything bad to the ...

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TOMMY LEE To Hold Online Chat

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be conducting an online chat tonight via his web site TommyLee.tv (registration required) beginning at 9:00 p.m. PST. In addition, Tommy's web site is currently hosting "never-before-seen vintage footage from when they were filming the MÖTLEY CRÜE video 'Uncensored 1986' at the hotel room with Steve-o ...

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KITTIE To Film Video For 'Into The Darkness'

Canadian metal band KITTIE will be shooting a video for their new single, "Into the Darkness", later this month with the husband-and-wife team of Greg Kaplan and Rafaela Monfradini (EVERY TIME I DIE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD). The song (audio available here) is expected to surface beginning June 21, while KITTIE's third album, "Until The ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Performs With SALEM In Israel

Israeli death/black metallers SALEM were joined by special guest Nergal of the Polish metal band BEHEMOTH during their appearance at the City Hall club in Hifa on May 24 (Independence Day of Israel). "It was a blast!" Nergal writes on BEHEMOTH's web site. "I didn't expect the crowd to be sooo crazy and hungry for ...

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METALLICA: More LARS ULRICH Biography Details Revealed

METALLICA's web site has released more information about the upcoming official biography of drummer Lars Ulrich. The book (view cover here), which is due in stores in Denmark on June 1, will detail Lars' life growing up in Denmark through the current "Madly in Anger" tour, and will include interviews with Lars' close ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: Touring Plans Announced

Relapse Records recording artists THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN have announced forthcoming tour dates in support of their highly anticipated new album, "Miss Machine". "Miss Machine" will be released on July, 20 in the U.S. and August 2 in Europe. THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN will kick off a five-week European headlining tour beginning June 5 with ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Sign With CRASH MUSIC INC.

Crash Music, Inc. have announced that they have signed thrash metal act FLOTSAM AND JETSAM to a two-album deal. FLOTSAM AND JETSAM was formed in Phoenix, Arizona in 1984 by bassist Jason Newsted, who eventually left the band to join METALLICA. FLOTSAM debuted with tracks on the "Speed Metal Hell II" and "Metal Massacre IV" ...

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FIVE STAR PRISON CELL Writing Material For Debut EP

FIVE STAR PRISON CELL, the new Australian artsy-tech-math metal band featuring former FRANKENBOK vocalist Adam Glynn along with members of TENSION and EXTRA VIRGIN, are currently writing material for their debut release, which will likely come in the shape of a four- or five-song EP. The band are about one song away from having a ...

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SEPULTURA In Talks To Support MOTÖRHEAD In Europe

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA are in talks to support MOTÖRHEAD on their upcoming European tour. Confirmed MOTÖRHEAD tour dates are as follows: Nov. 03 – Belfast, IRE @ Ulster Hall Nov. 04 – Dublin, IRE The Olympia Nov. 05 – Tramore, IRE @ Co. Waterford South Nov. 06 – Killarney, IRE @ INEC Nov. 09 – ...

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ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER To Sign With Belgium's BUZZVILLE RECORDS

ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER, the Atlanta-based rockers, are on the verge of signing a deal with Belgium's Buzzville Records. The band, who recently completed a successful three-week run with NASHVILLE PUSSY, will be embarking on a European tour early next year. In the meantime, the group have been added to the June 5 THE WILDHEARTS/NASHVILLE PUSSY show ...

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