FOO FIGHTERS Set Release Date For New CD

FOO FIGHTERS' as-yet-untitled fourth album is due to be released on October 22nd through RCA Records. According to reports, the CD is "a return to the group's earlier sound, with heavier, much more aggressive music" than the band's platinum-selling There Is Nothing Left to Lose album (1999), which was more pop-inspired. ...

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ABSU: No MILWAUKEE METALFEST Appearance Scheduled

Despite the fact that their name is listed on the event's official web site, ABSU will not be performing at this year's Milwaukee Metalfest, according to drummer/co-founder Proscriptor McGovern. No reason was given for ABSU's non-appearance at the festival. As previously reported, ABSU parted ways with bassist/vocalist Equitant Ifernain last month and are currently seeking ...

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HANOI ROCKS' Comeback Single Certified Gold

HANOI ROCKS' comeback single, "People Like Me", has been certified gold in Finland, according to the group's record label RLF Music. The band's first new recording in nearly 18 years was released in Finland in the end of April and spent the first two weeks in the number one spot on the Finnish single chart. ...

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INTERNAL BLEEDING To Commence Work On "Hatefuel" In Late Summer

Long Island death metallers INTERNAL BLEEDING will begin recording their long-awaited new album, entitled Hatefuel, in late summer/early fall at Sabella studios for an early 2003 release through Olympic Records. As previously reported, Hatefuel will mark the recording debut with the group of new vocalist Jerry Lowe (ex-BODYFARM), who replaced Mike Lotito at the end ...

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BLUEBIRD To Record Split 7" For UK Label

Los Angeles-based rock act BLUEBIRD, featuring former AMEN guitarist Paul Fig will shortly be recording a split seven-inch single with ERROR TYPE 11 for a new UK label called Cheatin Dice (run by Will McGonagle of HELL IS FOR HEROES). A fall release is expected. ...

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HARDLINE Complete Work On Comeback CD

Veteran hard rockers HARDLINE, led by brothers Johnny and Joey Gioeli, have completed work on their comeback album, entitled II, with producer Bob Burch for a September 23rd release through Frontiers Records. The full track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Hold Me Down 02. Y 03. Paralyzed 04. Face The Night 05. ...

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DRAGONLORD, VIO-LENCE Confirmed For MILWAUKEE METALFEST

San Francisco Bay Area acts DRAGONLORD—featuring current and former members of TESTAMENT—and VIO-LENCE have been confirmed for this year's Milwaukee Metalfest, which is scheduled to take place on July 26th and 27th at U.S. Cellular Arena in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Other artists set to appear at the event, according to the festival's official web site, include ...

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