RAGING SPEEDHORN Announce European Tour

RAGING SPEEDHORN are set to embark on a massive headline tour of UK, Ireland & Europe at the beginning of 2003. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 19 – Newport, UK @ TJs Jan. 20 - Plymouth, UK @ Club 103 Jan. 21 - Bridgewater, UK @ Palace Theatre Jan. 22 - Cambridge, UK @ ...

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AC/DC: Changing Labels?

AC/DC are rumored to be moving from their longtime Warner Music Group home to Sony Music, according to Hits Daily Double. The band, who are believed to be recording their new studio album for an early 2003 release, are said to be negotiating a deal that will allow their lucrative catalog and upcoming CDs to ...

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THE ROLLINS BAND To Perform BLACK FLAG Set In San Diego

THE ROLLINS BAND, the group fronted by punk rock icon Henry Rollins, will perform an all-BLACK FLAG set featuring special guests at The Casbah in San Diego, California on Thursday, Dec. 5. The concert promotes "Rise Above", a new benefit CD for the Free the West Memphis 3 Defense Fund, on which Rollins performs alongside ...

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CULT OF LUNA Set Release Date For 'The Beyond'

Swedish apocalyptic noisecore outfit CULT OF LUNA have set Feb. 10. 2003 as the release date through Earache Records for their sophomore album, "The Beyond". The CD, which was recorded and mixed at Tonteknik Studios (REFUSED, MESSHUGGAH, BREACH, THE HIVES), will contain the following track listing: 01. Inside Fort Meade 02. Receiver 03. Genesis 04. ...

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JONES'S LOUNGE To Make Live Debut

Louisiana-based JONES'S LOUNGE, featuring Kyle Thomas (EXHORDER, FLOODGATE), Dax Thieler (GREEN LEAF CULT), Jason Portera (PITS VS. PREPS), and Tommy Buckley (SOILENT GREEN), will make their live debut on Thursday, Dec. 19 at The Howlin' Wolf in New Orleans. Joining them on the bill will be the BLACK SABBATH tribute band BLACK EARTH (featuring Kyle, ...

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BLAZE Name Live Album

Britain's BLAZE, the band led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE frontman Blaze Bayley, have set "As Live As It Gets" as the title for their forthcoming double live album, due on Mar. 24, 2003 via SPV Records. The CD will feature material from the band's first two studio albums as well as songs from WOLFSBANE and ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN Explain San Antonio Cancellation

BLIND GUARDIAN have issued a statement regarding the cancellation of their scheduled gig in San Antonio, Texas — the second time the group have cancelled a Texan date on their current U.S. tour. It is as follows: "The promoter in San Antonio was told many times by the US tour manager Roger Smith that the ...

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BILLY MILANO: 'SERJ TANKIAN Is An Anti-American Piece Of Shit'

Former S.O.D. and current M.O.D. frontman Billy Milano has slammed SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian and AUDIOSLAVE guitarist Tom Morello for their recent condemnation of President George Bush over his foreign policy and the possibility of the U.S. waging war on Iraq. "You know, I love it! People know more about politics then ...

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KORN Cancel 'Pop Sux' Tour Dates

KORN have had to cancel the last five nights of their "Pop Sux Tour" in the United States for fear that Jonathan Davis may cause permanent damage to his voice if the shows continue. Davis is suffering from strained vocal chords and is under doctors orders to stop the shows. Only the final five U.S. ...

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