DRAGONLORD Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

San Francisco Bay Area's DRAGONLORD, featuring current and former members of TESTAMENT, are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: ALABAMA ...

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VOIVOD: Video Footage Of Autograph Session Posted Online

Video footage of the four original members of VOIVOD—vocalist Snake (a.k.a. Denis Belanger), guitarist Piggy (a.k.a. Denis D'Amour), drummer Away (a.k.a. Michel Langevin), and bassist Blacky (a.k.a. Jean-Yves Thériault)—conducting an autograph-signing session in Montreal on June 2nd as part of the three-day Weekend Extreme celebrating 20 years of metal music in Quebec can be viewed ...

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Former EARTHTONE9 Guitarist Forms Video Production Company

Ex-EARTHTONE9 guitarist Owen Packard has teamed up with Bristol-based filmmaker Stuart Brereton to form a new music video production company. Called 46&2 Productions, the firm has already created two promos — VACANT STARE's "A Head Start" and FONY's "Chore Again". The FONY clip features a dramatic starring role from Richie Mills (ex-drummer for SUNNA, CABLE ...

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BIOHAZARD: European Dates Announced

BIOHAZARD have lined up the following European dates during July/August: Jul. 04 - Cesky Brod, CZE @ Rock For The People Festival Jul. 05 - Leipzig, GER @ Full Force Festival Jul. 06 - Dessel, BEL @ Graspop Festival Jul. 08 - Zurich, SWI @ Abart Jul. 09 - Feldkirch, AUT @ Poolbar Jul. 10 ...

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ABSCESS, Related Bands To Issue New Music In Coming Months

ABSCESS—consisting of Chris Reifert (drums/vocals, ex-DEATH/AUTOPSY), Clint Bower (guitar/vocals, ex-HEXX), Danny Coralles (guitar, ex-AUTOPSY), and Joe Allen (bass, ex-VON)—have set Through the Cracks of Death as the title of their forthcoming CD, which is tentatively scheduled for release in August on Peaceville Records. Says Chris, "It's our best yet." In related news, THE RAVENOUS, who ...

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GODFLESH DVD On The Way

Former GODFLESH leader Justin Broadrick is reportedly collaborating with Earache Records on a DVD spanning the band's entire career. Tentatively scheduled for release in the fall, the as-yet-unnamed collection will be in excess of two hours long and may include fan contributions. More details will be made available in the coming weeks. ...

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DOG EAT DOG Side Project MP3 Posted Online

BAD KARMA, the new group featuring DOG EAT DOG bassist Dave Neabore, have posted an MP3 of the track "Struggle" at this location. "Struggle" comes off BAD KARMA's forthcoming 10-song CD, which is currently being recorded for a late summer release. For more information on BAD KARMA—whose musical output has been described by ...

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