EPICA To Perform Live On Dutch Radio

Holland's EPICA (formerly SAHARA DUST), the new group formed by ex-AFTER FOREVER guitarist Mark Jansen, ex-CASSIOPEIA guitarist Ad Sluijter and keyboardist Coen Janssen, will be performing live on the Radio 3FM program "Hard En Giel" (hosted by Dutch DJ Giel Beelen) on Friday, January 30 between 7:00 and 10:00 p.m. More details will follow soon. ...

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IN BATTLE Confirmed For Austria's KALTENBACH OPEN AIR Festival

Sundsvall, Sweden-based death metallers IN BATTLE are booked to play the Kaltenbach Open Air festival in Austria in July. Fellow Sundsvall band SETHERIAL are also scheduled to perform at the event. More information will be made available soon. As previously reported, IN BATTLE will issue their new album, "Welcome To The Battlefield", on August 4 ...

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H.I.M. To Film Two New Videos This Weekend

Finnish goth-metallers H.I.M. will be shooting new videos in Philadelphia and Los Angeles this weekend to the new tracks "And Love Said No" and "Solitary Man". The first new single is scheduled to be released in Europe in mid-February to be followed by a compilation album in mid-March. The name of the album has not ...

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RAG MEN: East Coast Dates Announced

RAG MEN, the New York-based band featuring frontman Jorge Rosado (MERAUDER, GOD IS I), guitarist Mitts (SKARHEAD, CROWN OF THORNZ), bassist Ian "Bulldog" Edwards (FREYA, ex-EARTH CRISIS), and drummer Rigg Ross (SKARHEAD, ex-HATEBREED), have lined up the following shows in late February: Feb. 27 - Albany, NY @ Valentine's (w/ BLOOD FOR BLOOD, MURDERER'S ROW) ...

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SOCIETY 1: Live Suspension Show Scheduled For March

Before entering the studio to record their second album for Earache Records, SOCIETY 1 will give one final performance in support of their Earache debut, "Exit Through Fear"...and this won't be any ordinary show! Thursday, March 11, at The Key Club in West Hollywood, California... Not only will SOCIETY 1 play a full set of ...

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VADER Frontman's Side Project PANZER X: CD Details Revealed

PANZER X, the solo project of VADER vocalist/guitarist Peter, have announced the details of their upcoming promotional CD. The disc, entitled "Steel Fist", "will contain more stuff than was previously announced and it's going to be more like a debut MCD of the band than simply a promo tape," according to a post on VADER's ...

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'Monsters Of Metal Vol. 1' DVD To Arrive Later This Month

Nuclear Blast Records USA will be releasing the "Monsters Of Metal Vol. 1" DVD on January 27. Described as the "ultimate metal DVD compilation," the two-disc set will contain the following track listing: DVD 1: 01. MANOWAR - "Warriors Of The World United" 02. HAMMERFALL - "Hearts On Fire" 03. HELLOWEEN - "Just A Little ...

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DREAM THEATER Line Up U.S. Tour Dates

DREAM THEATER have announced the first three dates for the North American leg of their "An Evening With Dream Theater - Train of Thought 2004 World Tour". They are as follows: Mar. 05 - San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield Mar. 06 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Pantages Theater Apr. 01 - Boston, MA ...

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A PERFECT CIRCLE: Spring U.S. Tour Dates Announced

A PERFECT CIRCLE will be embarking on a North American spring tour in support of their current album "Thirteenth Step". The trek will kick off March 18 in Salt Lake City and is expected to last through an April 16 concert in Chicago. Opening acts for the tour have not yet been announced. Released in ...

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