SUPERJOINT RITUAL: Initial U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Here are the initial dates for SUPERJOINT RITUAL's upcoming U.S. tour, as reported by Pollstar: Oct. 07 - Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House Of Blues Oct. 08 - Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room Oct. 11 - Old Bridge, NJ @ Birch Hill Nite Club Oct. 12 - Hartford, CT @ Webster Theatre ...

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MORTICIAN Complete Work On 'Darkest Day Of Horror'

New York-based death metallers MORTICIAN have completed work on their new CD, entitled Darkest Day Of Horror, for an early 2003 release through Relapse Records. "[Bassist/vocalist] Will [Rahmer] and I wrote this album during the beginning of this year and finished the mastering about two weeks ago," wrote guitarist Roger J. Beaujard on the band's ...

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SLIPKNOT To Issue 'Colorful' New Home Video In 2003

SLIPKNOT will release a "warts and all" home video in 2003, according to Shawn "The Clown" Crahan. The percussionist told Kerrang! magazine that the video will show "SLIPKNOT going global." "It's going to have everything in it," he promises, "Vomit, piss, shit, dudes getting knocked out with stun guns and Sid collapsing from exhaustion. There'll ...

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COURTNEY LOVE To Take Over MTV2 Studios For 24 Hours

For 24 straight hours, Courtney Love will be in control of MTV2, according to Hits Daily Double. She'll play the videos she likes, invite her friends over for an on-camera jab fest and do whatever else she pleases, the network said. "MTV2 has always been home to a variety of artists,'' said David Cohn, MTV2 ...

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RHAPSODY Commence Work On Fifth Album

RHAPSODY guitarist Luca Turilli and keyboardist Alex Staropoli are working on the material for the group's fifth album, which they describe as their "most 'cinema-oriented' album" to date. A summer 2003 release is expected. In related news, Turilli will be releasing a six-track EP, Demonheart, on September 30th as a "foretaste" of his full-length solo ...

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Former MONSTER VOODOO MACHINE Guitarist Resurfaces In THE DAY AFTER

THE DAY AFTER (a.k.a. THE D.A.) is the name of a new band featuring former MONSTER VOODOO MACHINE/current RAGGDEATH guitarist Darren Quinnand hip hop artist Miche Meeboth (also of RAGGADEATH). Described as "a reality dose of metal, hiphop and reggae but not your typical rap/rock garbage", the group have just completed work on a video ...

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NICKELBACK Announce UK Arena Tour

Canadian post-grungers NICKELBACK will hit the UK in November for a full tour. The band have also announced an Irish date too. Dates are as follows: Nov. 23 - Brighton, UK @ Centre Nov. 25 - Sheffield, UK @ Arena Nov. 26 - Newcastle, UK @ Telewest Arena Nov. 28 - Birmingham, UK @ NEC ...

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