SLAYER To Headline Fall 2004 Installment Of JÄGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR

SLAYER will be headlining the fall 2004 installment of the Jägermeister Music Tour, according to Billboard magazine. No further information is currently available. SLAYER are currently in the studio recording their first album with the original lineup since 1990's "Seasons In the Abyss". A late 2004 release through American Recordings is expected. The band will ...

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VIRGIN STEELE: Summer Festival Appearances Planned

VIRGIN STEELE frontman David DeFeis recently spoke to Germany's Dragonight web site about the band's current activities and the status of his "Lilith" project. "We are currently preparing for a few Italian open air summer festival shows, where we will be performing very long sets," David said. "Most likely they will be between two hours ...

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MANNHAI Confirmed For Finland's ILOSAARIROCK 2004 Festival

Finnish "stoner rockers" MANNHAI, who feature in their ranks former AMORPHIS bassist Oppu Laine and ex-XYSMA frontman Joanitor Muurinen, have been confirmed for the Ilosaarirock 2004 festival, a three-day event set to take place July 16-18 in Joensuu, Finland. Other groups scheduled to perform at the festival include CRADLE OF FILTH, SENTENCED, THE 69 EYES, ...

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Report: SLIPKNOT's JÄGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR Did 90 Percent Business

SLIPKNOT's Jägermeister Music Tour with FEAR FACTORY and CHIMAIRA did 90% business at venues ranging from 1,500- to 6,000-seat capacities, according to Billboard magazine. The tour wrapped May 14 at Memorial Hall in Sacramento, Calif. "This was the biggest, best-ever Jäger tour, and it's still building momentum," said Rich Levy, VP of booking, national sales ...

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RAMMSTEIN: New Single Delayed — Again

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN have once again pushed back the release date of their new single, "Mein Teil" — this time to June 28. "Mein Teil" comes off the group's long-awaited follow-up to 2001's "Mutter", tentatively due on September 20. As previously reported, the recording sessions for the new RAMMSTEIN album took place in Spain ...

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MY RUIN To Open For SLIPKNOT In London

According to a posting on their official web site, MY RUIN, the Los Angeles-based band fronted by ex-TURA SATANA singer Tairrie B., will be the "special guests" of SLIPKNOT at their one-off show at the London Astoria on Monday, May 24. As previously reported, MY RUIN recently announced the addition of former SYSTEMATIC bassist Johnny ...

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