EXCITER Continue Vocalist Search

Veteran Canadian thrashers EXCITER are seeking a replacement for the departed singer Jacques Belanger. Interested parties can contact the band at: [email protected] ...

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HEADPLATE Set Release Date, Announce Upcoming Gigs

Gothenburg, Sweden's HEADPLATE will issue their recently-completed CD on June 2nd. In the meantime, the group have lined up the following gigs during the next couple of weeks: May 23 - Hamar, NOR @ Hydranten (w/LOK) May 24 - Bergen, NOR @ Hulen (w/LOK) May 25 - Stavanger, NOR @ Folken (w/LOK) May 26 - ...

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RUMBLEFISH Change Name, Prepare Debut CD

Los Angeles-based RUMBLEFISH, who recently inked a deal with Roadrunner Records, have changed their name to HIGHLAND FALLS. Consisting of Mike Maine (vocals), Jason DeCosta (guitar/vocals), Dungus (bass/vocals), and Possum (drums), HIGHLAND FALLS spent the last two years honing their craft and warming up audiences with heavyweights such as LINKIN PARK, CRAZYTOWN, SOULFLY, MUDVAYNE and ...

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RIOT Set Track Listing, Tentative Release Date For New CD

RIOT are tentatively due to issue their latest effort, entitled Through The Storm, on August 27th through Metal Blade Records. The full track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Turn The Tables 02. Lost Inside This World 03. Chains Revolving 04. Trough The Storm 05. Let It Show 06. Burn The Sun 07. ...

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CANDLEMASS Expand European Festival Itinerary

The reunited classic line-up of CANDLEMASS—vocalist Messiah Marcolin, bassist/founder Leif Edling, guitarist Mats Björkman, lead guitarist Lars Johansson and drummer Jan Lindh—will play the following European festivals during the summer: Jun. 07-08 – Sölvesborg, SWE @ Sweden Rock Festival Jun. 28-29 – Balingen, GER @ Bang Your Head Jun. 30 – RUS @ Luzhniki Stadium ...

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TESTAMENT: Next Album Will Be Brutal

TESTAMENT have posted the following update via their official web site: "[Vocalist] Chuck [Billy] recently went in for a follow-up with his thoracic oncologist and was given a clean bill of health! Though there are few remaining pieces of tumor in his system, blood tests show low numbers in which they feel there is no ...

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SEVENDUST Get Charitable

SEVENDUST have teamed up with CREED and other artists to place several items of autographed memorabilia up for auction on eBay. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the family of Cameron Gallion, a 14-year-old SEVENDUST fan who died from cancer in February. Gallion appeared in the "Praise" video and was a good friend ...

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SUPERMASSIV MP3 Samples Posted Online

SUPERMASSIV, the new band formed by ex-TYPE O NEGATIVE/LIFE OF AGONY drummer Sal Abruscato, guitarist Rob Hudson, and former URANIUM 235 members Matt Brown (guitar) and Billy Kelly (vocals), have posted MP3 samples of all six tracks from their current Resurrection EP at this location. The songs featured are as follows: 01. Fake ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's SCOTT ROCKENFIELD: No Reunion With CHRIS DEGARMO

QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield has shot down the reports of a possible reunion with former guitarist Chris DeGarmo following the recent departure of DeGarmo's successor in the group, Kelly Gray. "As of right now, there are no plans for Chris to come back to QR," Rockenfield stated via his official web site. "Chris will always ...

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MACHINE HEAD Part Ways With AHRUE LUSTER

After two albums and more than three years with the band, guitarist Ahrue Luster and MACHINE HEAD have decided to amicably part ways, citing creative differences as the main reason behind the split. The band will still be playing all of their scheduled summer shows and festivals overseas, and will continue on track until a ...

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