SLAYER Add Second London Show

SLAYER have added a second London show to their upcoming European itinerary. They will now be playing at the Astoria on July 8 and 9. Support comes from Canadians 3 INCHES OF BLOOD. Upcoming SLAYER tour dates: Jul. 05 – Belfort, FRA @ Belfort International Jul. 06 – Leipzig, GER @ With Full Force Festival ...

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SEVENTH ONE Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish power metallers SEVENTH ONE are the latest band to have been officially confirmed for this year's installment of Wacken Open Air festival. The event, which is scheduled to take place Jul. 31-Aug. 2, 2003 in Wacken, Germany, will include performances from the following artists (in alphabetical order): ANCIENT RITES ANNIHILATOR ASSASSIN CARPATHIAN FOREST CIRCLE ...

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SILENCER Sign European Deal With ADRENALINE RECORDS

Colorado's SILENCER have signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Italy's Adrenaline Records for a European edition of the "Structures" EP, entitled "Found On The Sun". In addition to select "Black Flames & Burning Worlds" and "Kozmos" bonus cuts, the EP will include a brand new track, entitled "Apollocide", the first to feature Dan Lynn on ...

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EVANESCENCE Score No. 1 Single In The U.K.

EVANESCENCE's "Bring Me To Life" has knocked R. KELLY off the top spot on the U.K. singles chart this week. "Bring Me To Life", which features Paul McCoy of 12 STONES, comes off EVANESCENCE's major label debut, "Fallen", which has been certified gold in the U.K. for sales in excess of 100,000 copies. "Fallen", which ...

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VADER Set Tentative Title For Upcoming EP

Polish death metallers VADER have set "Blood" as the tentative title for their forthcoming EP, due in the fall through Metal Blade Records. The seven-song effort will reportedly contain two new songs, including the title track, and will be recorded over a one-week period beginning on July 10 at Red Studio with engineer Piotr Lukaszewski ...

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THY PRIMORDIAL Split With Singer, Announce Replacement

Swedish mythological black metallers THY PRIMORDIAL have parted ways vocalist Isidor due to a "lack of interest and inspiration," according to the band's official web site. Isidor's replacement has been found in the shape of Jönköping, Sweden native Nicke Holstensson, who is best known as the former vocalist for Swedish deathsters NOMINON. "Nicke [has] rehearsed ...

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OLIVER/DAWSON SAXON Postpone Tour

OLIVER/DAWSON SAXON, featuring the original founding songwriters of SAXON, guitarist Graham Oliver and bassist Steve Dawson, alongside ex-SAXON drummer Nigel Durham, guitarist Haydn Conway, and vocalist Wardi, have been forced to postpone their previously announced "Second Wave" tour due to the delays in the recording of the album of the same name. The tour, which ...

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