SEPULTURA Launch Covers EP Artwork Contest

SEPULTURA have launched a contest for fans to come up with the cover artwork for the forthcoming EP of covers, which was recently completed at a Brazilian studio for an October release. The winner will be selected after an unspecified period of time and will receive a "special SEPULTURA package." To check out other proposals ...

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STATIC-X To Launch Comic Book At California's FANGORIA Convention

STATIC-X members Tripp Eisen, Tony Campos and Ken Jay will join horror/comic artist Jay Fotos at the launching of their new comic book STATIC-X: MACHINE from Chaos! Comics at the FANGORIA Weekend of Horrors convention in Pasadena. California on Saturday, August 17th. Members of the band will be signing autographs and giving away freebies in ...

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TO/DIE/FOR's JOONAS KOTO: New Songs Are Much Heavier Than Before

Finland's TO/DIE/FOR — who were recently rejoined by guitarist J.P. Sutela — will enter Astia Studios in Lappeenranta, Finland on October 5th to begin recording their new album, entitled Jaded, for a tentative early 2003 release through Spinefarm Records. A single release will precede album before the end of the year. Lead guitarist Joonas "Jope" ...

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DESTRUCTION, KREATOR Announce UK Dates

Veteran German thrashers DESTRUCTION and KREATOR will be embarking on the UK leg of the Hell Comes To Your Town tour during late October/early November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 27 - Milton Keynes, UK @ Woughton Centre Oct. 28 – Swansea, UK (Wales) @ TBA Oct. 29 - Dudley, UK @ JB's Oct. ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS Set North American Release Date For "On Fire"

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, will issue their fifth full-length album, entitled On Fire, in the US on October 8th through Koch Entertainment. As previously reported, the album will receive a European release on September 30th (one week earlier in Japan) through Music For Nations ...

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GODHEAD To Play "Surprise" California Gig

GODHEAD will reportedly perform a "surprise" show consisting primarily of new material on Wednesday, August 21st at The Dragonfly in Hollywood, California. GODHEAD takes the stage at 9:30 PM SHARP so be sure to get there early! Dragonfly is located at 6510 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood, California. ...

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DAVE WILLIAMS Autopsy "Inconclusive"

An autopsy conducted Thursday morning on the body of deceased DROWNING POOL frontman Dave Williams proved inconclusive, according to a Prince William County police spokesperson. A cause of death is expected to be determined from toxicology tests, which generally take four to six weeks. A public service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday ...

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