EVERGREY To Perform At Gothenburg In-Store

Swedish progressive dark metallers EVERGREY will sign autographs and perform a four-song live showcase at CD Specialisten in Gothenburg, Sweden on Saturday, May 29. EVERGREY released their most recent studio album, "The Inner Circle", late last month through InsideOut Music. The follow-up to last year's "Recreation Day" was produced by singer Tom Englund and guitarist ...

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VADER: Festival Appearances Announced

Polish death metallers VADER have been confirmed for Austria's Kaltenbach Open Air Festival on July 16 in Spital am Semmering. Other groups scheduled to perform during the two-day festival include IMPALED NAZARENE, TANKARD, NAGLFAR, BEHEMOTH, PUNGENT STENCH, GOREROTTED and FLESHCRAWL. VADER have also been confirmed as the headliner of the Barther Metal Open Air Festival, ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH Enter Studio To Record New Album

British black metal act ANAAL NATHRAKH are currently at Necrodeath studios recording their second full-length album, tentatively due in September through Season Of Mist Records. Songs set to appear on the CD include "Revaluation of All Value", "To Err Is Human, To Dream – Futile" and "Procreation of the Wretched". ...

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SALIVA Singer To Tie The Knot

SALIVA lead singer Josey Scott will be marrying his fiancée Kendra at a ceremony to be held Saturday (May 29) at Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion in Memphis, according to Launch Radio Networks. SALIVA will release their latest album, "Survival Of The Sickest", on August 17. The title track will be the album's first single. Brad ...

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GORGOROTH Launch Search For New Drummer

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH are currently looking for a drummer for their upcoming European tour, tentatively scheduled for this fall. "If you are interested you can send your demo tape, CD, video, CV, etc. to [guitarist] Infernus," the band write on their web site. "Contact him by e-mail ([email protected]) to get detailed information (postal address ...

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GENE SIMMONS: The 'Asshole' Concept Doesn't Work In Japan

KISS hit Japan Thursday (May 27) for the first of six dates, including a three-night stand at the Budokan Hall in Tokyo. Besides playing live, bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons is also promoting his new solo album "Asshole", which comes out in the U.S. on June 8. Simmons is hosting "Asshole" parties while on tour, but he ...

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NOMINON Sign With KONQUEROR RECORDS

Swedish death metallers NOMINON have signed a one-album deal with Singapore's Konqueror Records. The band will enter Necromorbus studio in the fall to begin recording the CD for an early 2005 release. "As of now the brutal combo has around five new tracks ready, and you can expect at least eight, maybe nine songs on ...

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HANOI ROCKS Confirmed For Sweden's PEACE AND LOVE Festival

Reunited Finnish rockers HANOI ROCKS have been confirmed for Peace and Love festival, a three-day event scheduled to take place July 8-10 in Borlänge, Sweden. Other groups set to perform at the event include MOTÖRHEAD, EVERGREY, DISMEMBER, HYPOCRISY, AEON, ARISE, IN BATTLE, IMPERIAL LEATHER, MACHINA and NINJA DOLLS. For more information, visit the official festival ...

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FASTER PUSSYCAT Featured In VH1's '100 Most Metal Moments'

'80s hard rockers FASTER PUSSYCAT are featured twice in "100 Most Metal Moments", a VH1 special focusing on the "entertaining (and sometimes shocking) moments" that defined heavy metal music's heyday. The interviews were done in Hollywood with FASTER PUSSYCAT singer Taime Downe, and at the Hard Rock hotel in Las Vegas with guitarist Brent Muscat ...

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AEROSMITH To Perform On FOX TV's 'Summer Music Mania'

Legendary rockers AEROSMITH have announced that they will be performing Tuesday, June 1 on Fox TV's "Summer Music Mania 2004", hosted by reality pop-princess Jessica Simpson. Other confirmed performers include 3 DOORS DOWN, USHER, BLACK EYED PEAS and LUDACRIS. "Summer Music Mania 2004" is scheduled to air at 8:00 p.m. EST. ...

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