BLO.TORCH: New Song Available For Download

Dutch death metallers BLO.TORCH have posted a new track, entitled "Consumed by Indifference", at the Vitaminic web site. Check it out here. "Consumed by Indifference" comes off the group's recently completed sophomore album, "Volatile". The follow-up to 1999's "Blo.torch" (Wicked World) was produced by Hans Pietersen at Excess Studio in Rotterdam, Holland and ...

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AFTER FOREVER Announce European Shows With NIGHTWISH

Dutch gothic/atmospheric doom metal group AFTER FOREVER will play two gigs with NIGHTWISH at the end of this year. The first show will take place on December 26 in Helsinki, Finland, and the second one will happen two days later, on December 28, in Oberhausen, Germany. In early 2005, AFTER FOREVER will play another show ...

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Islamic Party Seeks To Ban 'Youth-Corrupting' SCORPIONS Concert

HindustanTimes.com is reporting that Islamic fundamentalists urged the Malaysian government on Wednesday (Sept. 8) to bar a concert by the German rock group SCORPIONS, claiming the band would corrupt Malaysian youths. "Concerts like these are the catalysts for hedonism and vice in society," Salahuddin Haji Ayub, a youth leader of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, said ...

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THE HAUNTED: New Song Posted Online

THE HAUNTED's new single, "All Against All" (formerly "Almost Alive"), has been posted online in streaming Real Audio format at this location. "All Against All" is the first single/video off THE HAUNTED's fourth album, "rEVOLVEr", due in Europe on October 19 through Century Media Records (one day earlier internationally). The follow-up to 2003's ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN, TOM MORELLO Join Project To Aid Sudanese

AUDIOSLAVE/ex-RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello's political folk alter ego THE NIGHTWATCHMAN and SYSTEM OF A DOWN are among the artists contributing songs to "Genocide in Sudan", a benefit CD for the United Nations Refugee Agency and UNICEF to help build awareness of the humanitarian crisis in Sudan. The album is scheduled for release ...

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METALLICA's HETFIELD Pays Tribute To Country Music's 'Outlaw' Movement

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield performed a "mesmerizing metal version" of Waylon Jennings' "Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out of Hand" during the "CMT Outlaws" concert taping Tuesday night (Sept. 7) at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. In addition, Hetfield dueted on "Mama Said" with original member of the "Wanted: The Outlaws" album, Jessi ...

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