TEAM SLEEP Video Posted Online

A live video of TEAM SLEEP performing their track "Natalie Portman" at the Glasshouse in Pomona, California this past December has been posted online for download at this location (file size = 89MB). TEAM SLEEP feature in their ranks DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno, DJ Crook, and guitarist Todd Wilkinson. The group's self-titled Tone ...

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MOTÖRHEAD, QUEENSRŸCHE, URIAH HEEP Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK 2003

MOTÖRHEAD, QUEENSRŸCHE, URIAH HEEP, SQUEALER and TWINBALL are the latest artists confirmed to appear at the 12th annual Sweden Rock festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 6-8, 2003 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of acts currently set to perform at the event is as follows: TWISTED SISTER MOTÖRHEAD QUEENSRŸCHE URIAH HEEP BLIND GUARDIAN JETHRO ...

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TROUBLE Postpone Chicago Gig, Focus On New Material

TROUBLE's Jan. 21, 2003 gig at the House Of Blues in Chicago, Illinois has been postponed because "the guys want to concentrate on [writing material for] the new [studio] disc without interruption. [We] will rebook later in the new year," guitarist Rick Wartell stated. The concert — which was never officially confirmed by the House ...

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SKINLAB: Live CD In The Works?

San Francisco Bay Area metallers SKINLAB are reportedly planning on recording a live album early next year for a late 2003 release through Century Media Records. No further information is available at this time. SKINLAB recently dropped off a U.S. tour with DOPE due to a strained nerve in the shoulder of guitarist Snake. The ...

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DEFECATION: 'Intention Surpassed' Details Unveiled

DEFECATION, the legendary extreme act founded by NAPALM DEATH/ex-RIGHTEOUS PIGS guitarist Mitch Harris and ex-NAPALM DEATH drummer Mick Harris, will release their comeback effort, "Intention Surpassed", through Nuclear Blast Records in January. The follow-up to 1989's "Purity Dilution", which apparently doesn't include contributions from Mick, will contain the following track listing: 01. Continuum 02. Worldy ...

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FILTER Frontman Relocates, Begins Work On New Music

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick has posted the following update via the group's official web site: "Hello, everybody. It's Richard talking to you from my new home in the beautiful mountains of southern California. I have set up my new studio out here, and I'm working on plenty of new music. The studio is now called ...

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H.I.M. Complete Work On New CD, Upcoming Video

Finland's H.I.M. have completed work on their new album, tentatively titled "Love Metal", for an April release through Supersonic/G.U.N. Records. "The band got back from L.A. on Friday night [Dec. 20]," reads a message on the group's official web site. "Tim Palmer's mixes sound great. There are totally 11 tracks on the album with almost ...

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SAXON Frontman Slams Former Members Over Name Lawsuit

SAXON frontman Biff Byford has addressed the ongoing legal battle over the band's name with fellow original members Graham Oliver and Steve Dawson via a lengthy statement posted on the group's official web site. The statement reads as follows: "Hi, I hope everyone is well! "I have been reading the message board with interest just ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN To Begin Work On Live Album

BLIND GUARDIAN guitarist Marcus Siepen has posted the following message via the group's official web site: "We just finished our World Tour 2002 which you guys made the biggest and most successful tour in our history, thanks a lot! Next on the list are the upcoming festival season in 2003, which is about to start ...

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EYEHATEGOD Seek New Label Home

New Orleans sludge kings EYEHATEGOD are currently on the lookout for a new label following a split with Century Media Records. "In the southern regional front, the band most responsible for causing inner ear infection stocks to soar, EYEHATEGOD, are finally seriously shopping for a new label deal," EYEHATEGOD frontman Mike Williams told Terrorizer. "After ...

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