RAMMSTEIN: New Album To Surface In September

Rock Hard magazine is reporting that RAMMSTEIN's follow-up to 2001's "Mutter" is set to be released September 20, 2004. The first single, entitled "Mein Teil", will arrive on June 21 — one week later than the originally announced June 14 release date. Rock Hard has also reportedly stated the following about the album's musical direction: ...

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DISTANT THUNDER: Embracing Singer JAMES RIVERA's Past

Guitarist Eric Halpern (ex-HELSTAR, DESTINY'S END) and vocalist James Rivera (SEVEN WITCHES, ex-HELSTAR, DESTINY'S END) recently spoke to Internet-based music magazine The Wild Cauldron about their new band, DISTANT THUNDER, and their upcoming debut release, "Welcome the End", due on May 31 through Germany's Massacre Records. Asked what inspired the creation of DISTANT ...

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Former DOWNTHESUN Programmer Launches New Band

Former DOWNTHESUN programmer Church has resurfaced in a new project called ADAYAFTER. The band, who are currently recording their debut EP and building their web site, expect to begin shopping around for a label deal in August. No further information is available at this time. ...

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MICHAEL KISKE's SUPARED Call It Quits

According to the Michael Kiske (ex-HELLOWEEN) fan site MichaelKiske.tk, Michael's most recent project, SUPARED, has officially called it a day. SUPARED guitarist Sandro Giampietro has reportedly said about the group: "SUPARED does not exist anymore. But Michael and me will go on working together in the future." As previously reported, Giampietro has joined ...

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SLIPKNOT Seek Audience Members For FUSE TV Appearance

SLIPKNOT are looking for audience members to join them during their appearance on "IMX", Fuse's daily live show, on Friday, May 21. If you're between the ages of 15-25, based in the NYC area, and available on May 21 between 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., send an e-mail to [email protected] The Fuse studio is centrally ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC Sign European Deal With SPV RECORDS

DRY KILL LOGIC have signed a European deal with SPV Records for their new album, "The Dead & Dreaming". The upcoming CD will be issued via a partnership between SPV and a new joint venture formed by DKL's own label Psychodrama and longtime DKL producers Scrap 60. "Having finished the record before having a record ...

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THE KILL: Former FORTE Members Sign Distribution Deal With HELLION RECORDS

THE KILL, the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based band featuring former FORTE members Richard Sharp (guitar), Greg Nicholson (bass) and Kevin Valliquette (vocals), have signed a distribution deal with Hellion Records. The group, whose lineup also includes former members of THE DREAM KINGS, recently completed work on their self-financed full-length CD, titled "The Kill". THE KILL describe ...

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MONSTER MAGNET To Perform Live At New Jersey In-Store

MONSTER MAGNET will perform a live show during their in-store appearance on May 25 at Vintage Vinyl in Fords, NJ. The in-store is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. As previously reported, MONSTER MAGNET will release their latest album, "Monolithic Baby!", on May 25 through SPV USA. The U.S. version of "Monolithic Baby!" will feature ...

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