ANTHRAX: More U.K. Dates Announced

ANTHRAX's upcoming U.K. tour is beginning to take shape. So far the following dates have been confirmed: Mar. 07 – Glasgow, UK @ Garage Mar. 08 – Bradford, UK @ Rio's Mar. 12 – Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun Hall Mar. 14 – London, UK @ Astoria More shows are likely to be added soon. The ...

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MASTERPLAN Debut At #15 On German Single Chart

MASTERPLAN, the new band featuring ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow, ex-HELLOWEEN drummer Uli Kusch and former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/ARK singer Jorn Lande, have entered the German Single Chart at position #15 with their first single, "Enlighten Me". The group's self-titled debut album is due on Jan. 20, 2003 through AFM Records. ...

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THE 69 EYES Film Helsinki Gig For Upcoming DVD

Finland's THE 69 EYES filmed their recent show at Helsinki's Tavastia club for a future DVD release, due sometime next year. Upcoming THE 69 EYES gigs are as follows: Nov. 29 - Turku, FIN @ Säätämö Dec. 06 - Ähtäri, FIN @ Club B 52 Dec. 07 - Jyväskylä, FIN @ Lutakko Dec. 08 - ...

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THE ENCHANTED Split With Drummer, Seek Replacement

Bradford, U.K.-based THE ENCHANTED have parted ways with drummer Jamie. "Although never a pleasant obstacle for a band to overcome, his decision to leave the band with no notice period has come at the time when we have had several upcoming gig and recording commitments in the pipeline," reads a statement on the group's official ...

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ARCH ENEMY Announce West Coast Dates

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY will embark on a short West Coast tour during December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 17 - Slim's - San Francisco, CA Dec. 18 - Graceland - Seattle, WA Dec. 20 - The Troubadour - Los Angeles, CA Stated guitarist/songwriter Michael Amott: "We look forward to seeing all you crazy Arch ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist To Produce THE GADJITS EP

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Gilby Clarke has been tapped to produce the new EP from Kansas City-based rockers THE GADJITS. The band, who just completed a West Coast tour, recently inked a deal with RCA Records following stints with RANCID frontman Tim Armstrong's Hellcat label and THICK Records. Plans exist for the group to ...

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THE HAUNTED Announce Australian Tour

Swedish high-energy thrashers THE HAUNTED have scheduled an Australian tour during March. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 13 – The Tivoli – Adelaide, AUS Mar. 14 – The Corner Hotel – Melbourne, AUS Mar. 15 – The Metro – Sydney, AUS Mar. 16 – The Waterloo – Brisbane, AUS ...

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APARTMENT 26 Enter Studio To Record Sophomore Album

APARTMENT 26 — the group fronted by Biff Butler, son of BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler — have entered Real World Studios, Peter Gabriel's state-of-the-art recording studios in Wiltshire near Bath, England, to begin recording their sophomore full-length album for a tentative mid-2003 release through an as-yet-undetermined label. The band, who issued their "Hallucinating" debut ...

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