THE HELLACOPTERS To Issue New Single, Album In September

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, featuring former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (now going by the name Nick Royale) on guitar/vocals, will release a new single, "By the Grace of God" b/w "Red Light", via Universal Music in early September. A new, as-yet-untitled 13-track LP/CD is coming out on Universal in late September. A Scandinavian tour is planned ...

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SADUS Line Up European Appearances

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers SADUS, featuring current TESTAMENT bassist Steve DiGiorgio and drummer Jon Allen, are scheduled to perform several European dates in late September. So far the following shows have been confirmed: Sep. 20 – Strassbourg, FRA @ La Laiterie (w/CANNIBAL CORPSE, SEVERE TORTURE, DEW-SCENTED) Sep. 22 – Rotterdam, NETH @ Baroeg (w/DEAD ...

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Former SHOTGUN MESSIAH Vocalist To Issue New Solo Album

Zinny J. Zan, former vocalist for once-promising Swedish industrial metallers SHOTGUN MESSIAH (which featured in their ranks current MARILYN MANSON bassist Tim Skold), will issue his latest solo effort, City Boy Blues, on September 16th via FastLane Records. According to an official press release, "the long-anticipated record includes melodic hard-hitting songs including 'City Boy Blues', ...

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AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE Sift Through New Ideas, Travel To England

AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE bassist Chad Hanks has posted the following update on the group's activities via the band's official web site: "Well well...we've been actively playing since last Wednesday...the beginning of sifting through a huge amount of ideas...we have about 27 'songs' to work on so far, if that gives you any idea, and I ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE Announce Touring Drummer

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE have recruited BLINKER THE STAR/SPOOKEY RUBEN drummer Kelli Scott to handle the drumming duties during the group's upcoming tour. The band's most recent drummer, Dave Grohl, had to pull out of the QOTSA tour to tend to his regular band, the FOO FIGHTERS. As a result of this development, SPOOKEY ...

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SEPULTURA: New Live Mp3 Posted Online

A full-length MP3 of the track "Roots Bloody Roots", taken from SEPULTURA's forthcoming Under A Pale Grey Sky live album, can be downloaded from this location. As previously reported, Under A Pale Grey Sky is a recorded document of the last-ever performance of the classic SEPULTURA line-up of Max Cavalera (guitar/vocals), Igor Cavalera ...

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