ABADDON INCARNATE: New Album Cover Posted Online

Irish grindcore act ABADDON INCARNATE have posted the cover artwork for their third album, "Dark Crusade", at this location. As previously reported, "Dark Crusade" is scheduled for release on March 1 through Xtreem Music. The follow-up to 2001's "Nadir" (Sentinel) was recorded and mixed over a two-and-and-a-week period at Soundlab Studios in Sweden ...

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SUIDAKRA: European Tour Dates Announced

German melodic black/death metallers SUIDAKRA have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Mar. 12 – Mürzzuschlag, AUT - HOT Mar. 13 – Linz, AUT - Kulturzentrum Hof Apr. 09 – Wien, AUT - Deeper Ground Of Metal Festival Apr. 16 - Münster (Breitefeld), GER - Nightfall Festival Apr. 24 - Tauberrettersheim (bei ...

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WALLS OF JERICHO Vocalist Suffers Broken Nose At Show

WALLS OF JERICHO vocalist Candace Kucsulain received a broken nose from an exuberant audience member while playing in Memphis last week. After stirring up a rabid pit with their thick metallic riffage and savage hardcore breakdowns, Candace was the unintended recipient of a spinning fist. The formidable frontwoman, who was out in front of the ...

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W.A.S.P. To Release 'The Neon God: Part One – The Rise' In April

W.A.S.P. will be issuing their new album, "The Neon God: Part One – The Rise", on April 6 through Sanctuary/Metal-Is Records. Described as "a conceptual rock opera that explores the tragedy and consequences of one boy's search for acceptance and purpose in his existence," "The Neon God: Part One – The Rise" reportedly "delves into ...

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H.I.M.: Limited Edition 'Best Of' CD To Include DVD

A limited-edition version of Finnish goth-metalers H.I.M.'s upcoming "best of" collection, "And Love Said No - The Greatest Hits 1997-2004", will include a bonus DVD with the following tracks: 01. Soul On Fire 02. The Funeral Of Hearts 03. Beyond Redemption 04. Sweet Pandemonium 05. Buried Alive By Love 06. The Sacrament "And Love Said ...

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ENTOMBED: U.S. Tour Cancelled!

Sweden's ENTOMBED have been forced to cancel their previously announced U.S. tour in March due to "visa problems beyond their control," according to an official press release. "There wasn't enough time to secure a work visa for our new bass player Nico Elgstrand," the group said in a statement. "The band is very saddened about ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: European Tour Dates Officially Announced

JUDAS PRIEST have officially confirmed the following European tour dates: Jun. 02 – Leipzig, GER @ Haus Auensee Jun. 04 – Nürnberg, GER @ Rock Im Park Jun. 05 – Bologna, ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 06 - Switzerland/Fribourg Jun. 08 – Berlin, GER @ Arena Berlin Jun. 10 – Sölvesborg, SWE @ Sweden ...

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GRAVE DIGGER/Ex-RUNNING WILD Bassist JENS BECKER Interviewed

RUNNING WILD's official web site has posted a new and exclusive interview with Jens Becker (ex-RUNNING WILD, current member of GRAVE DIGGER). In the interview, Jens talks about his current activities and his upcoming plans. "We just finished our European Tour with GRAVE DIGGER," he says. "Additionally I signed a contract with my second band ...

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EUROPE: DVD Details Revealed

According to MelodicRock.com, EUROPE's upcoming "Rock The Night" DVD and CD will be released on March 3 in Sweden. The "Rock The Night" DVD will contain the following: Videos: 01. The Final Countdown 02. Rock The Night 03. Carrie 04. Cherokee 05. Superstitious 06. Open Your Heart 07. Let The Good Times Rock ...

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KELLY KEELING, GEORGE LYNCH Recording Album Of Covers

Powerhouse rock vocalist and former Atlantic recording artist Kelly Keeling (BATON ROUGE, BLUE MURDER, MSG, JOHN NORUM) is in Las Vegas recording vocal tracks for the new George Lynch album slated for release in late May or early June on Shrapnel Records. The album will contain 12 classic rock cover songs featuring Keeling's masterful vocals ...

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