DIMMU BORGIR To Show 'No Mercy' On Upcoming CD

Norwegian black metallers DIMMU BORGIR will enter Gothenburg, Sweden's Studio Fredman in March to record the follow-up to last year's "Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropy" opus for a summer 2003 release. "The new material sounds extremely apocalyptic and militant, grim and somber and there is a distinct presence of no mercy to them," explained guitarist Silenoz. "We're ...

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ADEMA's MARKY CHAVEZ: 'New Stuff Smokes Anything On Our Debut'

ADEMA are continuing work on the material for their sophomore full-length effort, which they hope to record early next year with an as-yet-undisclosed producer. Seven songs have reportedly been written for the disc, including the tentatively titled "Canuck" and "Unstable". "I'm really excited about the new stuff," frontman Marky Chavez told MTV.com. "It's really up-tempo ...

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'The Art of Noise Tour 2003' Coming To A City Near You

The Guitar World-presented "The Art of Noise Tour 2003", featuring NILE, NAPALM DEATH, DARK TRANQUILITY, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, and THE BERZERKER, is shaping up as follows: Jan. 17 – Fitzgeralds - Houston, TX Jan. 18 - The Backroom - Austin, TX Jan. 19 - Canyon Club - Dallas, TX Jan. 21 - Bash on Ash ...

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ARCH ENEMY To Play Virginia Tonight

Sweden's ARCH ENEMY, originally scheduled for a day off today, Nov. 1, have instead opted to play a show in Richmond, Virginia at the 929 Café (929 W. Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23220). Tickets go on sale at 10:00 p.m. for $8. If fans arrive by 10:45 p.m., they'll be there in plenty of time ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Add Second New York City Show

Due to overwhelming demand, LIFE OF AGONY have added a second show at New York's Irving Plaza to take place on Friday, Jan. 3, 2003. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1:00 p.m. Tickets for the band's Jan. 4, 2003 show sold out in a matter of minutes and the second show is ...

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VANDEN PLAS Slam German Promoter Over Show Cancellation

German progresive metallers VANDEN PLAS have issued the following statement regarding the cancellation of a show in Leipzig, Germany on Oct. 19: "On the afternoon of Friday the 18th the organizer of the 1st Prog Rock Night in Leipzig ('Anker') informed us that the festival had been cancelled due to economic reasons. On Saturday morning ...

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AEROSMITH Mourn Death of RUN-D.M.C. Star

AEROSMITH have issued a statement expressing their sorrow over the death Wednesday (Oct. 30) of RUN-D.M.C.'s DJ Jam Master Jay. It is as follows: "We were greatly shocked and saddened by the news of the untimely death of Jam Master Jay. When we were down and out and in the depths, Jay and RUN-D.M.C. came ...

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