WARRANT: New Tour Dates Announced

The newly revamped WARRANT, featuring new vocalist Jaime St. James (of BLACK 'N BLUE fame) alongside original members Erik Turner (guitar), Jerry Dixon (bass) and Joey Allen (lead guitar), plus returning drummer Mike Fasano, have announced their first two shows since parting ways with singer Jani Lane. They are as follows: Mar. 03 - Riverfront ...

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Report: Metal Bands Rocked By Slump

Jim Farber of the New York Daily News is reporting that three of the biggest metal acts of the last four years — LIMP BIZKIT, KORN and P.O.D. — have slumped in sales and shrunk in power, hobbled by a trend in rock radio to favor lighter, artier or more retro-oriented bands. P.O.D. has suffered ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Action Figures Coming In October

McFarlane Toys has announced plans to release a MÖTLEY CRÜE "Deluxe Boxed Set" of action figures in October 2004. No further information is available at this time. Tempe, Arizona-based McFarlane Toys has several successful music lines, including KISS, OZZY OSBOURNE, THE BEATLES' "Yellow Submarine", METALLICA, JIM MORRISON, IRON MAIDEN's "Eddie", ROB ZOMBIE, JANIS ...

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RUSH: 30th Anniversary Tour Details Revealed!

As promised, RUSH have revealed the first details of their 30th Anniversary Tour via their official web site, Rush.com. Around 40 North American dates have been scheduled so far, beginning on May 28 in Charlotte, NC and concluding on August 22 in the band's hometown of Toronto, Canada. Also available are the details of the ...

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GENERAL SURGERY: Live Photos Posted Online

Legendary Swedish grindcore merchants GENERAL SURGERY have posted live pictures taken during their Feb. 14 appearance at Club Nocturnal in Gothenburg on their official web site. Check them out here. The concert, which marked GENERAL SURGERY's first show in 14 years, featured support sets from RELEVANT FEW (featuring GARDENIAN, ex-GOOSEFLESH bassist Robert Hakemo) ...

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BLABBERMOUTH.NET Giveaway: Win A Signed DAMAGEPLAN Guitar!

BLABBERMOUTH.NET and Blistering.com are currently hosting a joint giveaway for DAMAGEPLAN, the new band featuring former PANTERA members Dimebag Darrell (guitar) and Vinnie Paul (drums). Enter to win a one of Dimebag's brand new signature model Stealth V guitars from Washburn, signed by the entire band. Several runner-ups will also be chosen to receive prize ...

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MAYHEM, DECAPITATED, DEFILED: Scandinavian Dates Announced

Norway's MAYHEM, Poland's DECAPITATED and Japan's DEFILED will be teaming up for a European tour beginning in early April. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Apr. 09 - Göteborg, SWE @ Musikens Hus Apr. 10 – Oslo, NOR @ Inferno Festival Apr. 11 - Stockholm, SWE @ Klubben MAYHEM's new full-length CD, "Chimera", is ...

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Report: MARILYN MANSON Settles Suit Over Alleged Sex Assault

A civil lawsuit accusing MARILYN MANSON of sexual assault has been dismissed after the two sides reached a settlement, an attorney for the plaintiff said Tuesday, the Associated Press has reported. Security guard Joshua Keasler was working on the stage during a July 2001 performance in Detroit when Manson allegedly approached him, wrapped his legs ...

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ATTACKER Video Posted Online

Reunited New Jersey metallers ATTACKER have posted a video for the track "The End" at this location (file size: 9.2 MB). The clip was shot last December at the band's return performance at Maxwell's in Hoboken, New Jersey. "The End" comes off ATTACKER's new album, "Soul Taker", which was released last month through ...

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