Jam Along With ANNIHILATOR: Special CD Release Announced

ANNIHILATOR mainman/guitarist Jeff Waters has announced the release of "Annihilator Jam - All For You" album. "This CD is for all the metal guitarists out there who've always wanted to jam along with a CD but actually be the guitarist in the band," reads a posting on the group's web site The CD consists of ...

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PAINMUSEUM: 'Metal For Life' U.S. Release Date Confirmed

November 16, 2004 has been confirmed as the official U.S. release date for the long-awaited "Metal For Life" album from guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak's (TESTAMENT, ex-HALFORD) PAINMUSEUM. "Metal For Life" features Chlasciak, Bobby Jarzombek (ICED EARTH, ex-HALFORD, RIOT) on drums, Steve DiGiorgio (TESTAMENT, SADUS, DEATH, VINTERSORG) on bass and newcomer Tim Clayborne (HATRED) on vocals. ...

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NIGHTWISH Singer Named Most Stylish Woman In Finland

According to a posting on her official web site, the Finnish daily newspaper Iltalehti has named NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen "The Most Stylish Woman in Finland." Iltalehti wrote, "NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has made her gothic-style perfect. Tarja like to dress to clothes that fits her music and her look. Strong colors and dramatic lines. ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Talks About New Album

BEHEMOTH frontman Nergal recently spoke to the U.K.'s Live 4 Metal webzine about the group's latest CD, "Demigod", and tours past and present. Several excerpts from the interview follow: Live 4 Metal: The album is out on Regain in Europe and will be out on Olympic in the U.S., as well as various ...

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KITTIE: Live Videos Posted Online

Canadian metal band KITTIE have uploaded four video clips from their "Metal Movement Tour" to their official web site. The files are Apple Quicktime Movies, and you will need a Quicktime player to view the files. To save the movies to your hard drive, you must put your mouse over the link to the file, ...

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WITHERING Part Ways With Singer, Seek Replacement

Finnish melodic death/doom metallers WITHERING have parted ways with bassist/vocalist Raimo Crazyhorse. No reason was given for his departure. A replacement singer has yet to be announced. WITHERING released their debut album, "Gospel of Madness", earlier in the year through Firebox Records. The CD was recorded at Tico Tico Studio by Ahti Kortelainen and was ...

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CHTON Win Video Award

CHTON, the Norwegian death metal band featuring Kenneth of KEEP OF KALESSIN and Torstein of MANES, won a "Silver Frame" award at the Euro-Filmforum Scandinavia festival in Oslo for their video "Book of Black Earth" (Windows Media). Also, photographer Lars Wara won a prize for one of the pictures he took of the ...

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SAMMY HAGAR On VAN HALEN Reunion Tour: 'I Like My Band Better'

VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar spoke to Favazz of the St. Louis radio station KSHE 95 in early October about the group's current reunion tour and Hagar's future plans. Several excerpts from the interview follow: On upcoming activities: Sammy: "Well, all I've gotta say that the VAN HALEN tour is coming to a close. We've ...

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TOOL Singer: PRESIDENT BUSH Has Made The World More Dangerous

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that Maynard James Keenan of TOOL and A PERFECT CIRCLE appears on two politically oriented Election Day albums tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 2) — APC's "eMOTIVe", and as one of the performers on the "Axis Of Justice Concert Series Volume 1". Keenan said he feels the world is a more dangerous ...

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