NECROPHOBIC To Appear On Swedish Radio Show

Sweden's NECROPHOBIC will appear on the radio show Fury (hosted by Jenny Lund) via Stockholm's Rocket FM today at 11:00 AM EST. The interview, which will be conducted in English, can only be heard on radio if you live in Stockholm, Sweden at 95.3 mHz, but everyone can hear/see it on the Internet at

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SHAMAN Keyboardist To Issue Solo Album

Fabio Ribeiro, the guest keyboard player in Brazil's SHAMAN—the band that features in its ranks former ANGRA members Andre Matos (vocals), Luis Mariutti (bass) and Ricardo Confessori (drums)—will shortly be issuing the second album from his solo project called BLEZQI ZATSAZ. Entitled The Tide Turns, the album is the follow-up to 1991's Rise and Fall ...

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Former VENOM/CARCASS Guitarist Launches House-Cleaning Sale

Guitarist Mike Hickey, known for his work with VENOM, CARCASS, CATHEDRAL and CRONOS, is selling a bunch of guitars to anyone willing to cough up the right amount of cash. Among the items for sale are the following: - 1948 Gibson L-7,sunburst,ohsc,near mint $3,000 - 1965 Gibson ES-330,sunburst,ossc & hsc, near-mint $2,000 - 1952 Gibson ...

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WARMACHINE To Perform Live On CKMS' "Space In Your Face"

Up-and-coming Canadian metal act WARMACHINE will be performing a live concert broadcast on CKMS' metal radio show Space In Your Face on Thursday, June 27th from 10:00 PM - Midnight Eastern Time (originating from Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario on 100.3 FM). The performance will also be broadcast over the Internet. For more information on how to tune ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, DEREK SHERINIAN Trade Guest Appearances

Former DREAM THEATER keyboardist Derek Sherinian has finished tracking his parts for the forthcoming YNGWIE MALMSTEEN CD, entitled Attack, which is currently being recorded in Miami, Florida for a late summer release through Spitfire Records. According to Derek, "[Yngwie] was very specific in what he wanted, which unfortunately did not include any keyboard solos. But... ...

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THYRFING Set Release Date For "Vansinnesvisor"

Sweden's THYRFING will issue the long-awaited follow-up to 2000's Urkraft CD, entitled Vansinnesvisor, on July 15th. As previously reported, Vansinnesvisor (Swedish for "tunes of lunacy") was recorded at Dug-Out Studios in Uppsala with producer Daniel Bergstrand (i.e. MESHUGGAH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DARKANE, STUCK MOJO), and it contains nine songs, the music for which is being ...

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KARI RUESLÅTTEN To Make Rare Live Appearance

Former THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL "goddess of beauty" KARI RUESLÅTTEN, presently known simply as KARI, will make a rare live appearance at John Dee in Oslo, Norway on June 6th. KARI's third solo CD (the follow-up to 1998's Mesmerized), entitled Pilot, has just been released in Europe through GMR Music sub-label Peach Music. ...

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JASON NEWSTED: METALLICA Will Crush Everybody's Head Again

Despite METALLICA's widely-publicized recent setbacks—which include the departure of bassist Jason Newsted and frontman James Hetfield's battle with alcoholism—the band are far from over and should not be counted out, according to Newsted. "Losing hope or doubting METALLICA, stuff like that? I don't see that as a wise move," the bassist is quoted as saying ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS To Open Killer Museum

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis is currently working with artist Phil Coleman and architect Arthur Rosenblatt to create a museum in Los Angeles to house his extensive collection of serial killer memorabilia, according to MTV.com. Davis has reportedly been buying mass murderer art and artifacts for several years, and has amassed a series of works owned ...

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