SCARVE Drummer Talks About SOILWORK Session Gig

SCARVE's Dirk Verbeuren, who was recently announced as the stand-in drummer for SOILWORK during the band's upcoming European tour with THE FORSAKEN, spoke to Portugal's LOUD! Magazine on Wednesday (February 4) about his session work with the Swedish band. "I start touring with SOILWORK in a couple days," he said. "I've been in Sweden, rehearsing ...

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GHOULUNATICS To Record New Album This Weekend

Montreal deathcore act GHOULUNATICS will be recording 13 new songs for their upcoming album at Pierre Remillard's (CRYPTOPSY, KRISIUN, GORGUTS) Wild Studio in St-Zenon, Quebec from Thursday, February 5 to Sunday, February 9. The band will then head back to their hometown of Montreal to record the vocals with Yannick St-Amand (NEURAXIS, MARTYR, DESPISED ICON). ...

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ANVIL: 'Back To Basics' To Receive U.S. Release In April/May

Veteran Canadian metallers ANVIL will release their new album, "Back To Basics", in the U.S. in late April/early May through Screaming Ferret Wreckords, LLC. The CD, which is due in Europe on March 29 through Massacre Records, will receive a Canadian release through Galy Records. As previously reported, the follow-up to 2002's "Still Going Strong" ...

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Former BUCKCHERRY Singer To Release Solo Debut, Hit The Road

Former BUCKCHERRY singer Josh Todd and his eponymously named solo band — Josh (vocals), Jesse Logan (guitars), Mike Hewitt (guitars), Mark John (bass) and Kent Ross (drums) — will release their highly anticipated debut album, "You Made Me", on March 9 through a partnership between TODD Entertainment, LLC and XSRecords. It's being distributed by the ...

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RAUNCHY Part Ways With Singer, Announce Replacement

Promising Danish metallers RAUNCHY have parted ways with vocalist Lars Vognstrup. "We don't want to spend time commenting Lars V's departure," the group write on their web site. "We can reveal that Lars V. is still a VERY good friend of the band and loves the music, BUT due to musical differences it would be ...

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SLIPKNOT: U.S. Tour Dates Released

Roadrunner Records has released what is believed to be the first batch of dates for SLIPKNOT's spring 2004 Jagermeister-sponsored U.S. tour. The dates are as follows: Mar. 30 - Hard Rock Live - Orlando, FL Mar. 31 - Sound Advice Ampitheater - West Palm Beach, FL Apr. 02 - Sloss Furnace - Birmingham, AL Apr. ...

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MIKE CHLASCIAK: 'HALFORD Has Not Broken Up'

Former HALFORD guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak recently gave an interview to HeavyMetalRadio.net in which he spoke about the possibility of another HALFORD album coming out and his plans for his current project, PAINMUSEUM. Asked to clarify the future of the HALFORD band, Mike said, "I think its safe to say that HALFORD is in sleep ...

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