SPEED KILL HATE Pull Out Of NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL

SPEED KILL HATE, the "old-school thrash" project featuring OVERKILL members Dave Linsk (guitar), Derek Tailer (guitar), and Tim Mallare (drums), have been forced to pull out of their scheduled May 1 appearance at the New England Metal And Hardcore Festival "due to a family emergency." This will also delay the release of their new CD. ...

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DEEP PURPLE Singer: This Is The Best Line-Up We've Ever Had

DEEP PURPLE frontman Ian Gillan recently spoke to The New Zealand Herald about the group's past lineup changes and the band's present incarnation, which consists of Gillan, bassist Roger Glover, drummer Ian Paice, guitarist Steve Morse, and keyboardist Don Airey. "We had a conversation about this the other day and I think this is the ...

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MORTAL SIN Seek Management, Record Deal

Reunited Australian metal band MORTAL SIN are on a worldwide search for management. The band are happy to take care of their affairs in Australia, but need European or American representation and/or distribution for the band's upcoming DVD release and recording of the next album. The group would also be interested in hearing from prospective ...

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FOR MY PAIN… To Release New Single In June

FOR MY PAIN…, the Finnish "gothic metal" band featuring Tuomas Holopainen (NIGHTWISH) on keyboards, Altti Veteläinen (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on bass, Lauri Tuohimaa (EMBRAZE) on guitar, Olli-Pekka Törrö (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on guitar, Juha Kylmänen (REFLEXION) on vocals, and Petri Sankala (ex-ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW) on drums, have set a June 16 release ...

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RAMMSTEIN Set Release Date For New Single

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN have set a June 14 release date for their new single, entitled "Mein Teil". "Mein Teil" comes off the group's long-awaited follow-up to 2001's "Mutter", tentatively due this summer. As previously reported, the recording sessions for the new RAMMSTEIN album took place in Spain while additional recordings were made in a ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: 'Slither' Video Premiere Postponed

The world premiere of VELVET REVOLVER's "Slither" video has been rescheduled from its originally announced April 29 air date, according to a posting on the group's official web site. The clip and the accompanying MTV2 show "Velvet Revolver Makes A Video" will be shown at an as-yet-undisclosed later date. As previously reported, the "Slither" clip, ...

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