Former HALFORD Guitarist Announces Guitar-Clinic Appearances

Former HALFORD/current PAINMUSEUM guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak has announced the following "Flurry Of Black Notes 2004" guitar clinic appearances: Friday, February 13 (8:00 p.m.) PRO LINE MUSIC 490 Lincoln Hwy. Fairless Hills, PA 19030 (215) 736-8055 Wednesday, February 18 (7:00 p.m.) THE MUSIC PLACE 632 Cuthbert Blvd. Westmont Plaza Westmont, NJ 08108 (856) 946-5000 As ...

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VISCERAL BLEEDING Film 'Extreme' New Video

Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING have shot a video for the new track "Fury Unleashed" off their forthcoming sophomore album, "Transcend Into Ferocity". "Hopefully the video will be included as bonus on the upcoming CD," the band write on their web site. "The video was shoot by Olle Karlsson and is really fucking extreme." As ...

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NAGLFAR Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

Swedish death/black metallers NAGLFAR are the latest act confirmed for this year's Rock Hard Festival, a two-day event set to take place May 29-30, 2004 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Other bands currently scheduled to appear are MACHINE HEAD, STRATOVARIUS, LACUNA COIL, RAGE, MALEVOLENT CREATION, IN EXTREMO, DOOMSWORD, DESASTER and DEAD SOUL TRIBE. Tickets to ...

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SEVENDUST Drummer: DEZ FAFARA Is Not Important To Society

SEVENDUST drummer Morgan Rose recently spoke to Tacoma, Washington's The News Tribune about his much-publicized "feud" with ex-COAL CHAMBER (and current DEVILDRIVER) frontman Dez Fafara. Asked what started the feud, Rose said, "It's been pretty humorous, actually, because to be honest he's not really someone who's important to society. So it's not like I'm talking ...

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DEATHWITCH: We Care What Journalists Think

Dan Slaughter, drummer of the Swedish "raw, bestial death metallers" DEATHWITCH, has issued the following statement regarding the group's most recent CD, "Violence Blasphemy Sodomy": "I have received a lot of negative reactions from journalists and press because of a line on our promo CD of our latest album 'Violence Blasphemy Sodomy' released by Earache ...

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Review: KORN Play To A Reduced Crowd In Korea

O Youn-hee and Andrew Petty of The Korea Herald reviewed KORN's January 29 concert with the hugely popular local rock artist SEO TAI-JI show at Olympic Park in Seoul, Korea. "Before KORN took the stage, a chunky portion of the audience left — mostly people who had not heard of the American band," they wrote. ...

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All-Star DEATH Tribute To Surface Through MASCOT RECORDS

Former DEATH/TESTAMENT guitarist James Murphy has reportedly secured a deal with Holland's Mascot Records for his upcoming all-star tribute to album being put together in memory of DEATH mainman Chuck Schuldiner. The CD, said to be titled "Within The Mind", is tentatively scheduled to include contributions from SLIPKNOT guitarist Mick Thomson and bassist Paul Gray, ...

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KROKUS Set U.S. Release Date For 'Rock The Block'

Veteran Swiss hard rockers KROKUS have set a June 1 U.S. release date through Reality Entertainment for their latest studio album, "Rock the Block". A long-awaited U.S. "comeback" tour should follow in August. Commented KROKUS singer Marc Storace: "We're hoping to release and tour in the United States this coming summer. It's only natural for ...

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