MESHUGGAH Set Release Date For New EP

Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH have set July 13 as the tentative U.S. release date for their new EP, entitled "I". The EP will be issued through Fractured Transmitter Records, the label formed by MUSHROOMHEAD vocalist Jason Mann. A European release date has yet to be announced. The band's next full-length effort, "Catch 33", is ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: More Live Appearances Announced

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has announced the following dates during the summer: Jun. 25 - Pratteln, SWI @ Z7 Club (w/ LILLIAN AXE, ANGEL) Jun. 26 - Balingen, GER @ Bang Your Head Festival Jul. 16 - Sayerville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom Jul. 17 - Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights Aug. 13 ...

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DISILLUSION, COMMANDER, INTO DARKNESS To Tour Germany

DISILLUSION, COMMANDER and INTO DARKNESS will be teaming up for a three-date "Summer Death Tour" of Bavaria/Germany in June. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 10 – Munich, GER - Garage Jun. 11 – Jenkofen (Landshut), GER - Wolperdinger (w/ ILLEGIMITATION) Jun. 12 - Landsberg a. Lech, GER - Juze (w/ SARUMAN) DISILLUSION's full-length debut, ...

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LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR Sign With SOUTHERN LORD RECORDS

Chicago-based doomsters LAIR OF THE MINOTAUR have inked a deal with Southern Lord Records. The group's first release for the label will consist of the six songs from the band's self-titled EP and two brand-new songs. A September 21 release is expected. Copies of the second pressing of the limited-edition six-song EP are available through ...

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AC/DC, BLACK SABBATH, KISS To Rock Daytona Beach Museum

Laser light shows featuring the music of KISS, VAN HALEN, AC/DC, AEROSMITH, BLACK SABBATH and dozens of other rock and pop acts will be staged at the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach, Florida beginning this Tuesday (June 1) and running through Aug. 7, according to The Daytona Beach News-Journal. Laser light shows ...

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GENE SIMMONS Denies Being Anti-Muslim

Seven.com.au is reporting that KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons, who sparked outrage in Australia recently when he made comments seen as anti-Muslim, said he was speaking only of "extremists" and his remarks were taken out of context. "I was asked about extremists, and that's what I was talking about — only extremists." Simmons sparked outrage when ...

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SADISTIC INTENT To Play First Show In Two Years This Weekend

Long-running Southern Californian death metal band SADISTIC INTENT have acquired a new guitar player, Adrian Villanueva, and will be playing their first show in two years at the Hard Rock Cafe in Tijuana, Mexico on Saturday, May 29. They will also perform on Thursday, June 17 at the Brick by Brick in San Diego and ...

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RATTUS To Embark On U.S. Tour

RATTUS, the legendary Finnish hardcore band, will embark on their first tour of the U.S. since the band formed in the late '70s. The trek, which is scheduled to take place in September/October, will feature RATTUS' original 1978-1982 lineup. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 25 - Brandon, FL @ Sound Idea Sep. 26 - ...

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