FEAR FACTORY Added To SLIPKNOT Tour?

According to Clear Channel Entertainment (web site), FEAR FACTORY has been added to the forthcoming SLIPKNOT-headlined "Jagermeister" tour beginning in late March. It is not presently clear how many of the shows will feature FEAR FACTORY or which additional acts will provide support on the trek. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: ...

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OBITUARY Confirm SUN N' STEEL Appearance, Plan New Album

Reunited death metal legends OBITUARY have announced that they will perform at this year's Sun n' Steel festival, scheduled to take place March 6-7 at Pinellas Expo Center in Tampa, Florida. "Everybody is back together — me, John [Tardy, vocals], Trevor [Peres, guitar], Allen [West, guitar] and Frank [Watkins, bass]," drummer Donald Tardy told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. ...

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KATAKLYSM Singer To DEZ FAFARA: 'Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is'

KATAKLYSM vocalist Maurizio Iacono has issued a response to DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara's assertion that Iocono "should shut the fuck up and take a listen to DEVILDRIVER" before passing judgment on the group. In a press statement issued in December, Iacono voiced his frustration over the fact that DEVILDRIVER were chosen over KATAKLYSM to be ...

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SILVERCHAIR Frontman To Release First Single From Side-Project

THE DISSOCIATIVES, SILVERCHAIR frontman Daniel Johns' collaboration with dance producer/artist Paul Mac, will have their debut single, "Somewhere Down The Barrel", premiered on Australian radio tomorrow morning (Friday, February 6) from 9:00 a.m. "Somewhere Down The Barrel" will be available in Australian record stores from Monday March 8 and will be followed by the Australian ...

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LINKIN PARK Bassist: Touring With METALLICA Was Inspirational

LINKIN PARK bassist Darren "Phoenix" Farrell spoke to Live Daily about the group's recollections of playing with METALLICA during the Summer Sanitarium Tour 2003. Asked how the tour went, Darren said, "That was probably the first time we had toured the U.S. in like seven or eight months. Obviously it was METALLICA's tour. It's just ...

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EVIL MASQUERADE Sign With FRONTIERS RECORDS

EVIL MASQUERADE, the Danish metal band featuring guitarist Henrik Flyman (ex-MOAHNI MOAHNA, ZOOL, WUTHERING HEIGHTS) and original ROYAL HUNT vocalist Henrik Brockmann, have inked a deal with Frontiers Records. The group's debut CD, entitled "Welcome to The Show" (view cover here), is due on April 5 and is described in an official press ...

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