ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY Announce New Vocalist

Relapse Records recording artists ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY have filled their recently vacated vocalist position with Columbus, OH native Johnny Weils. Weils, whose previous outfit BARBED WIRE DOLLS released two singles on Sympathy For the Record Industry (ROCKET FROM THE CRYPT, TURBONEGRO, HOT SNAKES, etc.), replaces former ATP vocalist Johnny Throckmorton. Wiles earned the coveted position on ...

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LAMB OF GOD To Film New Video, Release DVD

LAMB OF GOD will be shooting the video for "Ruin", the second single from their album "As The Palaces Burn", this week in Los Angeles, California with director and friend Dan Rush. The treatment has been described as surreal, complex and disturbing. The video release is set to coincide with the band kicking off the ...

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Original AC/DC Singer Rocks The Munich OKTOBERFEST

Dave Evans, original lead singer and founding member of AC/DC, who is currently touring Germany, Austria and Switzerland, recently received a rare invitation to perform at the world-famous Oktoberfest at the Bodo's Hall in Munich, Germany. Hard rock or heavy metal bands have traditionally been banned from the Oktoberfest. Dave Evans and members of local ...

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BELPHEGOR Sign With NAPALM RECORDS

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have signed a deal with Napalm Records for the release of their fourth full-length album, "Lucifer Incestus", tentatively due in late November. The follow-up to 2000's "Necrodaemon Terrorsathan" was recorded at Mastersound studios In Stuttgart/Fellbach, Germany with producer Alex Krull (ATROCITY) and will be released in three different formats: limited-edition ...

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DIVINE:DECAY: Video Posted Online

Finnish thrash/speed metallers DIVINE:DECAY have posted their video for the track "Silence Of Decades" at their official web site. "Silence Of Decades" comes off the group's recently released sophomore album, "Maximize The Misery", available through Osmose Productions. The follow-up to "Songs Of The Damned" was recorded and produced by Janne Joutsenniemi (of SUBURBANTRIBE ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Set North American Release Date For DVD

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have set November 4 as the North American release date for their long-awaited DVD, "The History Of Fear". As previously reported, the disc features the group's full Wacken 2001 performance, an October 2002 show filmed in Stuttgart, Germany on the "Black Sun" tour, all of the group's promo video clips, ...

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BALLISTIC Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD Festival

BALLISTIC, the new band featuring former DEUCE / TENSION / WARDOG mainman Tom Gattis, along with JAG PANZER members Rikard Stjernquist (drums) and Chris Broderick (guitar), are the latest band confirmed for the 2004 edition of the Bang Your Head festival, set to take place June 25-26 in Balingen, Germany. The list of acts currently ...

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MONSTROSITY Confirmed For Colombia's ROCK AL PARQUE Festival

Florida-based death metallers MONSTROSITY have been confirmed for the "Rock Al Parque" open air festival in Bogotá, Colombia on October 12. The three-day event has two days of rock and a day of metal and MONSTROSITY will headline the metal day. The annual event is held at Parque Simón Bolívar in Bogotá's West and is ...

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MARTY FRIEDMAN: Upcoming Appearances Announced

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman has lined up the following appearances during October/November: Oct. 08 – Osaka, JAP @ Festival Hall (w/ Sera Masanori) Oct. 09 – Tokyo, JAP @ Budokan (w/ Sera Masanori) Oct. 19 – Osaka, JAP @ (w/ Aikawa Nanase) Oct. 29 – Peking, CHI (Mini-Concert Event) Oct. 30 - Hong Kong ...

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