TSJUDER Sign With SEASON OF MIST

Norwegian black metallers TSJUDER have inked a deal with France's Season of Mist. The group, who issued two albums through Drakkar Productions, will enter the studio in July to record their third CD, entitled "Desert Northern Hell". A fall release is expected. TSJUDER's second album, "Demonic Possession", was issued in 2002. ...

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MESHUGGAH Confirmed For Finland's PROVINSSIROCK Festival

Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH have been confirmed for this year's Provinssirock festival, a three-day event set to take place June 18-20 in Seinäjoki, Finland. MESHUGGAH will perform on Saturday, June 19 alongside HYPOCRISY and DIABLO. Other bands scheduled to appear at the festival include H.I.M., EXODUS, TESTAMENT, THE HIVES, TIIMO RAUTIAINEN & TRIO NISKALAUKAUS, ...

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MAYHEM Enter Norwegian Chart At No. 28

Black metal veterans MAYHEM entered the Norwegian album chart at position No. 28 with their latest release, "Chimera". The CD, which was recorded at a mobile studio in the mountains of Norway, features a musical direction that was previously described by the band as "much more back to basics and much more brutal" than 2000's ...

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THE GATHERING: More TV, Radio Appearances Scheduled

THE GATHERING singer Anneke van Giersbergen will perform solo at the new Dutch initiative "Live in the Living Room" on Sunday, May 16 between 8:00 and 10:30 p.m. Two other Dutch singer-songwriters will join Anneke on the show. These special performances take place in front of a very small audience (between 30 to 40 people) ...

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SICK OF IT ALL Confirmed For EASTPAK RESISTANCE European Tour

Veteran New York hardcore band SICK OF IT ALL are the first act confirmed for the 2004 edition of the Eastpak Resistance European tour, tentatively set to take place in November. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. Last year's Eastpak Resistance tour featured headliners SUICIDAL TENDENCIES alongside MADBALL, IGNITE, DEATH BY STEREO, SWORN ...

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HAWKWIND Confirmed For Finland's RUISROCK Festival

HAWKWIND have been confirmed to appear at this year's Ruisrock festival, a two-day event set to take place July 10-11 in Turku, Finland. The festival's promoter told Sonera Plaza, "As you know, MOTÖRHEAD will also play during Ruisrock. Since Lemmy used to be part of HAWKWIND, there's talk of him possibly joining HAWKWIND on stage ...

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DOHENY: More Live Dates Announced

DOHENY, the California-based band formed by ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar) and PITCHSHIFTER frontman Jon "J.S." Clayden, have lined up the following dates: May 21 - The Gig – Hollywood, CA Jun. 25 - The Gig – Hollywood, CA DOHENY, who are currently unsigned, are rounded out by rhythm guitarist Sean Kipe, ...

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ANDREW W.K.: MTV2 Show To Premiere Next Month

ANDREW W.K.'s new MTV2 show, "Your Friend, Andrew W.K.", will premiere Saturday, May 22 at 9:00 p.m. "The first episode will re-run throughout the week, so if you can't catch it on Saturday, don't worry — they'll be replaying it!" reads a post on Andrew's web site. Andrew recently had the following to say about ...

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STEEL PROPHET Complete 'Leatherette' Video

STEEL PROPHET guitarist Steve Kachinsky has issued the following update on the recording sessions for the group's new album, entitled "Beware": "We finished the video for 'Leatherette' Wednesday. It was directed by David Bellino, and he did a great job for us. Major thanks to him and Kevin Cafferty for setting up all the gear, ...

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