PAIN CONFESSOR Set Tentative Track Listing For Debut Album

Finnish metallers PAIN CONFESSOR have set the tentative track listing for their as-yet-untitled debut album, tentatively due later in the year through the Finnish label Megamania. "We recorded nine new songs altogether and reworked the single tracks ('Poor Man's Crown', 'Lake of Regret') to fit the album better and, of course, to sound better," the ...

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SLIPKNOT: U.K. Dates Announced

SLIPKNOT have announced the following U.K. dates in November: Nov. 05 – Glasgow, UK @ Barrowlands Nov. 07 - Manchester, UK @ Evening News Arena Nov. 08 - Wolverhampton, UK @ Civic Hall Nov. 09 - Birmingham, UK @ NEC Nov. 11 - Bristol, UK @ Carling Academy Nov. 12 - Portsmouth, UK @ Pyramids ...

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VELVET REVOLVER: NYC Show Attended By GNR Guitarist RICHARD FORTUS

VELVET REVOLVER's performance at New York's Roseland Ballroom Wednesday night (May 26) was attended by none other than current GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Richard Fortus, according to several eyewitnesses. Inquiring minds can't help but wonder if Mr. Fortus had the permission of notoriously heavy-handed GNR frontman Axl Rose to be at the concert, especially in ...

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POISONBLACK: New Studio Photos Posted Online

POISONBLACK, the Finnish band featuring SENTENCED frontman Ville Laihiala on guitar/vocals, are putting the finishing touches on their sophomore album, tentatively due in October through Century Media Records. Several photos from the studio sessions can be viewed at this location. Laihiala had previously stated about the new album's musical direction: "The new one ...

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LACUNA COIL To Perform Acoustically On 'Headbanger's Ball'

Italy's LACUNA COIL will perform acoustically on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" this Saturday, May 29. As previously reported, LACUNA COIL will be releasing "Swamped" as the second single from their highly acclaimed album, "Comalies", on June 7 through Century Media Records. The single release will be complemented by the "Swamped" video. A limited two-CD edition of ...

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DISTANT THUNDER Confirmed For Germany's KEEP IT TRUE III Festival

DISTANT THUNDER, the new band featuring former HELSTAR/DESTINY'S END and current SEVEN WITCHES frontman James Rivera, have been confirmed for Germany's Keep It True III festival, set to be held November 6 in Lauda-Königshofen. In addition to performing several brand-new DISTANT THUNDER originals, the band will play a special HELSTAR set as the event's headliners. ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Drummer Comments On CRASH MUSIC Deal

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM drummer Craig Nielsen has confirmed in a brand-new online posting that the group have inked a deal with Crash Music Inc. "The label has an extensive, impressive roster and catalogue, and we are very happy with the commitment already shown by the label to this band," he said. "They have excellent distribution ...

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NECROPHAGIA Complete Songwriting Sessions For New Album

NECROPHAGIA have completed the songwriting sessions for their next full-length release, to be titled "Harvest Ritual Vol 1: Penance". Songs set to appear on the CD include "Return to Texas", "Cadavera X", "Unearthed", "London (13 Demon Street)", and "Bleeding Eyes of the Eternally Damned". Recording will take place at state-of-the-art studios around the world and ...

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ALICE COOPER, DEF LEPPARD To Receive Beer-Can Tribute

Miller Brewing Co. is launching a tribute to 50 years of rock with a series of commemorative cans featuring past Rolling Stone magazine covers of legendary artists, including ALICE COOPER and DEF LEPPARD. The 24-oz. cans of American brewed Miller Lite and Miller Genuine Draft will be available in June and July wherever beer is ...

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