DREAMTALE: New Demo Tracks Posted Online

Finland's DREAMTALE have uploaded a couple of demo samples recorded during the group's recent pre-production sessions for their third full-length album, tentatively due before the end of the year through Spinefarm Records. Check out the songs "Wings of Icaros" (mp3) and "Projectname Vilkkumaa" (mp3). "Now remember that these are ONLY DEMOS," ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Add San Francisco Date

BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION have added a California date to their current itinerary. The group are scheduled to play Slim's in San Francisco on Sunday, May 23, according to a posting on the venue's web site. Support at the show will come from AMEN and LIVING THINGS. In other news, BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist ...

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Guitarist JACK OWEN Quits CANNIBAL CORPSE

Guitarist Jack Owen has quit CANNIBAL CORPSE, according to a posting on the band's web site. "We are currently working with a replacement," the group write. "All scheduled concerts will still take place. Check back for a more detailed statement in the days to come." Owen has spent the last few months moonlighting in ADRIFT, ...

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ARCH ENEMY Pull Out of MACHINE HEAD Tour

ARCH ENEMY have officially dropped off the MACHINE HEAD U.S. tour and have returned home to Sweden, sources close to the MACHINE HEAD camp have confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The Swedish quintet were originally slated to start the tour with MACHINE HEAD on April 28 in Philadelphia but ended up postponing the kick-off date by a ...

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FUELED II FIRE Part Ways With Bassist

FUELED II FIRE, the new band featuring former PISSING RAZORS members Cesar Soto (guitar), Joe Rodriguez (vocals) and Mat Lynch (guitar), have parted ways with bassist Hector G due to "personal reasons." Replacing him for the group's upcoming shows is Hector Camarena, who produced the last FUELED II FIRE recordings and who currently plays guitar ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Performs ZEPPELIN Cover On 'CMT Crossroads'

According to CMT.com, former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell performed an "enthusiastic" cover of LED ZEPPELIN's "Rock and Roll" at the conclusion of last week's taping of "CMT Crossroads", featuring country singer Wynonna and rock band HEART. The invitation-only concert, which took place Thursday night (April 29) in Nashville at Belmont University, ...

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AEROSMITH Singer To Appear In SONY Ad Campaign

AEROSMITH lead singer Steven Tyler will appear in a Sony broadcast advertising campaign premiering Monday May 3. The TV commercial, dubbed "Slo Mo", will begin airing between 9:30-10:00 p.m. during CBS' "Two and a Half Men". The TV spot will also run on network and cable channels through July. Starring alongside Tyler is the Cyber-shot® ...

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FATES WARNING Complete Drum Tracks For New CD

FATES WARNING drummer Mark Zonder has finished laying down drums for the group's new album at Carriage House studios in Stamford, Connecticut. Tentatively titled "FWX", the forthcoming CD "is going to be a great album," says Zonder. "Very powerful and strong. Next they will be doing guitars, bass, keys and vocals. This should be what ...

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