EMINENCE In Pre-Production For "Humanology"

Brazil's EMINENCE, featuring former SEPULTURA guitarist Jairo Guedz on bass, are currently in pre-production for their forthcoming CD, entitled Humanology, which is scheduled to be recorded shortly with veteran producer Neil Kernon (i.e. NEVERMORE, CANNIBAL CORPSE) at the helm. Among the cuts set to appear on the upcoming album are the following: 01. Overload 02. ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Line Up Live Dates

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area power metallers VICIOUS RUMORS have lined up the following live performances during the coming months: May 10 – San Jose, CA @ Cactus Club Aug. 16 - Brescha, ITA @ Agglutination Metal Festival ...

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AREA 54 To Record Second CD In July

Britain's AREA 54 are tentatively due to start recording their second, as-yet-untitled album at the end of July. To raise money for the recording, they will be selling the remaining copies of the Fear Inside EP (the very first recording of AREA 54), which was only previously available prior to the release of the group's ...

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FULL STRIKE: Photos From First-Ever Gig Posted Online

Photos of FULL STRIKE, the project formed by HAMMERFALL guitarist Stefan Elmgren, ex-LOST HORIZON vocalist Niclas Jonsson, and ex-CRAWLEY bassist Chris Savage Goldsmith, taken at the group's first-ever live performance at Kåren in Gothenburg, Sweden on April 19th, can be viewed at the band's official web site at this location. The group were ...

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MORIFADE Cancel Tour Of Portugal, Spain

Sweden's MORIFADE have cancelled their planned tour of Spain/Portugal due to unspecified “money” issues. The band may reschedule the trek to a later date. MORIFADE released their second full-length album, entitled Imaginarium, on April 8th through Hammerheart Records. The band are also in negotiations with Hammerheart Records to have their previous three releases (Across the ...

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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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