DAMAGEPLAN Karaoke Coming To APPLE's iTUNES

According to an online posting at the Steve Hoffmann Forums (the official web site of "audiophile music restoration specialist" Steve Hoffmann), DAMAGEPLAN will soon have karaoke-like tracks available for purchase via Apple's iTunes Music Store: "Today I put together different mixes from the new band DAMAGEPLAN (formerly PANTERA) to be sold on iTunes," ...

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PARADISE LOST To Once Again Work With FULBER On Upcoming CD

PARADISE LOST will once again be utilizing the services of producer Rhys Fulber (FEAR FACTORY, FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY) during the recording sessions for the follow-up to 2002's "Symbol Of Life", tentatively due before the end of the year through G.U.N./BMG Records (in Europe). According to a posting on the band's official web site, "So far ...

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ROTTING CORPSE To Reunite For Album, Tour

Renowned '80s thrash band ROTTING CORPSE, whose original lineup included current SOLITUDE AETURNUS mainman John Perez, will finally record and release an album, according to guitarist Walter Trachsler (former DEATH touring guitarist/roadie). "Many well-known guest musicians have expressed interest in playing on and playing with Texas' first thrash metal band," says Walter. "CORPSE will than ...

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INTERNAL VOID Confirmed For TEMPLARS OF DOOM Festival

Legendary act INTERNAL VOID have been confirmed for Templars Of Doom - The First Crusade, an all-doom metal festival set to take place Saturday, June 19 at Rehearsal Studios in Indianapolis, Indiana. The following bands are currently scheduled to perform at the festival: PLACE OF SKULLS WHILE HEAVEN WEPT THE HIDDEN HAND INTERNAL VOID WARHORSE ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Weighs In On The State Of The Music Business

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen recently spoke to Rock Confidential about the long-overdue U.S. release of his latest album, "Attack!!", and his enduring popularity around the world. Asked if his perception of the music business changed for the better or worse after years of playing and recording as a solo artist, Yngwie said, "That's a ...

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SHAITAN MAZAR: New Dates Announced

SHAITAN MAZAR, the new band featuring former NILE members Chief Spires (bass, vocals) and John Ehlers (guitar), have lined up the following dates in early March: Mar. 05 – Seneca, SC @ Blackeys (2004 Mirage Backyard Supershow) Mar. 06 - Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero As previously reported, SHAITAN MAZAR are currently finishing up the ...

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BALANCE OF POWER Set U.S. Release Date For 'Heathen Machine'

British melodic metallers BALANCE OF POWER will issue their latest CD, "Heathen Machine", in the U.S. on March 30. This will be the first title to be released under DCA Recordings' exclusive distribution agreement with Century Media Records. The album, available in Europe through Germany's Massacre Records, was recorded at POD studios in London and ...

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