SKINLAB To Support SOIL On UK Tour

SKINLAB have been confirmed to support SOIL on their upcoming UK tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 15 - Norwich, UK @ Waterfront Oct. 16 - Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun Hall Oct. 17 - Manchester, UK @ Academy Oct. 19 - Bristol, UK @ Academy Oct. 20 - Edinburgh, UK @ Liquid Rooms Oct. ...

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EYES ADRIFT Announce U.S. Tour

EYES ADRIFT, the new "supergroup" featuring former NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic, ex-SUBLIME drummer Bud Gaugh, and MEAT PUPPETS guitarist/vocalist Curt Kirkwood, will embark on a tour next month in support of their self-titled debut album, which is set for a September 24th release. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 25 - Dallas, TX - Curtain ...

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MARDUK Prepare To Record New Album

Sweden's MARDUK will enter Abyss studio in early September to begin recording their new, as-yet-untitled full-length album for a tentative February 2003 release. According to the group's official web site, "the band will record the basics of the album at first and then go back in November to put the final touch to the opus. ...

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GODSMACK's SULLY ERNA: New Material Is Really Powerful

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna has spoken to MTV.com about the recent addition to the group's ranks of former AMEN drummer Shannon Larkin and the musical direction on the band's forthcoming third full-length CD, due in March 2003. "[Shannon] was my first choice," said Erna. "I'm a drummer also, and I was really influenced by his ...

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CLAWFINGER Commence Recording Process For Fifth Album

Swedish rap metallers CLAWFINGER have finally commenced the recording process for their fifth full-length CD at a recording studio they co-own with MESHUGGAH in the outskirts of Stockholm, according to the latest online posting from frontman Zak Tell. "We're not completely lazy as we have now been writing songs for about half a year, and ...

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HELLOWEEN Announce Addition Of Ex-FREEDOM CALL Guitarist

Germany's HELLOWEEN have finally confirmed, via the band's official webmaster, the addition of former FREEDOM CALL guitarist Sascha Gerstner to the group's ranks. Gerstner replaces Roland Grapow, who was dismissed from the band last year. HELLOWEEN are said to be nearly done with the recording process for their much-anticipated new album at singer Andy Deris' ...

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