STONER HANDS OF DOOM Festival: Tentative Line-Up Revealed

The next edition of the Stoner Hands Of Doom festival is scheduled to take place between November 8th and 10th at Hollywood Alley in Mesa, Arizona and will tentatively include appearances from the following acts: PENANCE SLOW HORSE SPIRIT CARAVAN TUMMLER OVERSOUL TPOG BORGO PASS SOLID DONKEY SOUTHERN GUN CULTURE STEAMROLLER HIGHWAY SPIRITU PINKY TUSCHADERO'S ...

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NIGHT RANGER Unveil US Tour Dates

NIGHT RANGER have lined up a host of live appearances during the spring and summer, including gigs with FOREIGNER, BAD COMPANY, KID ROCK and DAVID LEE ROTH, among others. The confirmed dates so far are as follows: May 03 - Memphis, TN @ Beale St. Music Festival (w/KID ROCK) May 04 - Kenosha, WI @ ...

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ANCIENT WISDOM Readying Fourth Album For Late 2002 Release

Swedish black metallers ANCIENT WISDOM are in the process of writing the material for their fourth full-length CD, tentatively entitled Universal Annihilation, for a December 2002 release through Avantgarde Music. “An album filled with massive darkness and atmosphere can be expected,” according to the band's official web site. In other news, ANCIENT WISDOM have, for ...

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BRITNY FOX: Cover-Bound

BRITNY FOX guitarist Michael Kelly Smith's band RAZAMANAZ will have a track called "Feel It" included on the Perris Records compilation called Hollywood Hairspray. RAZAMANAZ will also have a full-length, 15-song CD that was recorded in the early/mid 1990's out in July on Perris. In related news, BRITNY FOX frontman Tommy Paris will be on ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN's "Toxicity" Gets A Makeover

SYSTEM OF A DOWN have reissued their double-platinum album, Toxicity, with a DVD enhancement that includes live concert footage of the tracks "Chop Suey!", "Prison Song" and "Bounce". Also featured are the music video for the album's title track and a metallic rendering of the original cover art. The limited-edition release was made available on ...

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KREATOR: European Summer Festival Attack!

Veteran German thrashers KREATOR have lined up the following summer festival appearances: May 31 – Offenbach, GER @ Stadthalle (w/EDGUY) Jun. 03 – Busan, South Korea @ Busan International Rock Jun. 08 – Milano, ITA @ Gods of Metal Jun. 22 – Bergum, NETH @ Waldrock Jul. 05 – Dessel, BEL @ Graspop Jul. 07 ...

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DORO European Dates Announced

DORO will perform the following gigs during the coming months: May 04 – Düsseldorf, GER - Polo Festival Unplugged May 10 – Vosselaar, BEL - Biebob May 17 – Prague, CZ - Rock Café SEVEN Release Party May 26 – Brussels, BEL - Metal Convention Jun. 05 – Flensburg, GER - Roxy Jun. 07 – ...

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MANTICORA To Issue "Hyperion" In October

Danish power metal merchants MANTICORA have completed work on their third full-length album, entitled Hyperion, at Aabenraa studios with producer Jacob Hansen (i.e. RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR, ANCIENT, ILLDISPOSED, WUTHERING HEIGHTS), for an October release through Italy's Scarlet Records. Mixed at Jailhouse studios by Tommy Hansen (i.e. HELLOWEEN, PRETTY MAIDS, BEYOND TWILIGHT), the forthcoming CD is a ...

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