HAVOCHATE To Record New York Show For Possible Live CD/DVD

New York-based metal band HAVOCHATE, now featuring drummer Jon Dette (ex-SLAYER, TESTAMENT) and bassist Greg Christian (ex-TESTAMENT), will be playing at The Haunt in Ithaca, New York this Friday, May 28. The group, who recently entered Pyramid Sound Recording Studios in Ithaca with producer Alex Perialas (TESTAMENT, ANTHRAX, OVERKILL) to begin recording their second album, ...

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APOCALYPTICA: Chat Transcript Posted Online

Finnish string combo APOCALYPTICA have posted a transcript of their May 24 online chat at their official web site. Check it out here. As previously reported, APOCALYPTICA are currently offering some of their "best" songs in sheet-music format via Harmageddon Publishing. Each piece contains the official version of the score and separate parts ...

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THE DARKNESS Named Songwriters Of The Year

THE DARKNESS have won the "Songwriter Of The Year" award at the U.K.'s prestigious Ivor Novello awards, which honor the best British songwriters and composers. The band's members — Justin Hawkins, Dan Hawkins, Frankie Poullain and Ed Graham — were jointly named winners at the ceremony in London on Thursday (May 27). Justin Hawkins raised ...

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AEROSMITH Tattoo & Piercing Contest Underway

The official AEROSMITH fan club Aero Force One is holding a contest for the best AEROSMITH tattoos and piercings, according to Launch Radio Networks. The grand prize is an autographed copy of the group's latest CD, "Honkin' On Bobo", and a $200 shopping spree in the Aero Force One online store, while the second- and ...

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DEVILYN Sign With CONQUER RECORDS

Polish death metallers DEVILYN have inked a deal with Conquer Records. The group will enter Hertz Studio in Poland in August to begin recording their fourth album, tentatively due in late September. DEVILYN had previously released two albums on Listenable Records and one album on Blackened Records/Plastic Head. The band's next live appearance will take ...

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