GODSMACK: New Single Available For Download

The new acoustic GODSMACK single, "Running Blind", has been made available for download in MP3 format at this location. "Running Blind" comes off the group's all-acoustic EP, "The Other Side", due on March 16 through Republic/Universal Records. The set was originally intended to drop last fall, but the band decided to postpone its ...

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Australia's DAMAGED Split Up!

Australian brutal death/grind metal outfit DAMAGED have officially split up. "Matt [Sanders] Skitz told the band he has an enlarged heart which makes it physically impossible for him to play drums any more," guitarist Chris "Hilly" Hill explained in an online posting. "The other members of the band including myself were keen to continue, so ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Ringtones Available For Download

Sony Music Mobile has released four Yngwie Malmsteen ringtones for fans to download. The clips are as follows: 01. Baroque & Roll 02. Majestic Blue 03. Ship of Fools 04. Stronghold Check them out here. In other news, video footage of Malmsteen performing a live version of the track "Baroque & Roll", taken ...

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SHADOWS FALL Singer: 'New Songs Are Coming Out Amazing'

SHADOWS FALL frontman Brian Fair has posted the following message on the band's official message board: "What up everyone, "Been a busy week songwriting wise. I hit Planet Z on Saturday [Feb. 21] to lay down some rough vocal ideas over the demos that the band recorded last week. For live demos the sound quality ...

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MACHINE HEAD Frontman Checks In With Studio, Tour Update

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn has posted the following message on the band's official forum: "Woo–hoo! "Still recovering from Fat Tuesday, Yow! Drink of the night, Grey Goose Vodka Lemon Drops. Fuck – in – A! Kind of a fruity drink (in the metrosexual sense), but they're a manly color, so, you know... that's how ...

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NEVERMORE Sign New Record Deal, Prepare To Film Video

NEVERMORE frontman Warrel Dane has posted the following message on the band's official message board: "We're doing a video for 'I, Voyager' within the next month, we just signed a new record deal, [and] we're working on a headline U.S. tour at the moment and we're writing a bunch of new tunes." With regards to ...

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Reunited CONFESSOR To Enter Studio In April

Reunited North Carolina-based progressive metallers CONFESSOR will be performing at The Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh on March 13. The band will highlight new material during the show, which will include support sets from UNSOUND and AGE OF DESPAIR. CONFESSOR will be entering the studio for the first time in 11 years in April to record ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND: HEVY DEVY Update

The following message was posted on Devin Townsend's (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD) official web site: "The two records that Devin had intended to release before Christmas were delayed by his schedule. They are finished, just the graphics are being finalised now and they should be submitted for printing within a couple of weeks, available to order ...

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HECATE ENTHRONED Comment On Singer's Departure

British black metallers HECATE ENTHRONED have issued the following statement regarding the recent departure of their vocalist Dean. "Well, we were as shocked as many of you obviously are at Dean's leaving, a sad day indeed but we respect Dean's motives and reasons and cant argue with them, he is a man of ...

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