THE GREAT DECEIVER Set U.S. Release Date For 'Terra Incognito'

THE GREAT DECEIVER, the Swedish band featuring former AT THE GATES/THE CROWN frontman Tomas Lindberg, have set a May 11 U.S. release date through Peaceville Records for their second album, titled "Terra Incognito". Recorded during the summer of 2003, the follow-up to 2002's "A Venom Well Designed" was produced by Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, IN FLAMES, ...

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It's Official: ERIC SINGER Is Back In KISS!

It's official: Eric Singer will be sitting behind the kit for KISS' upcoming Japanese tour, Japanese concert promoter UDO Artists Inc. has confirmed via its web site. KISS' Japanese tour dates are as follows: May 27 – Tokyo, JPN @ Budokan May 28 - Tokyo, JPN @ Budokan May 29 - Tokyo, JPN ...

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ALICE COOPER To Play New London Festival In July

ALICE COOPER, John Kay and STEPPENWOLF, and EDGAR WINTER are among the artists tentatively scheduled to perform at a new London music festival on July 22-25 at Harris Park, according to the London Free Press. It is understood that proceeds from the three-day fest will benefit a London-based charity. That is in keeping with new ...

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THE WILDHEARTS To Support THE DARKNESS In The U.S.

THE WILDHEARTS have been officially tapped to open for THE DARKNESS on their upcoming U.S. tour. As a result, many of the shows on THE WILDHEARTS' originally announced U.S. tour have had to be cancelled. Commented THE WILDHEARTS frontman Ginger: "I apologize on behalf of the band and management for the cancellation of the forthcoming ...

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THE (INTERNATIONAL) NOISE CONSPIRACY In The Studio With RICK RUBIN

THE (INTERNATIONAL) NOISE CONSPIRACY, the Swedish band fronted by former REFUSED screamer Dennis Lyxzen, have set "Armed Love" as the title of their much-anticipated follow-up to 2001's "A New Morning, Changing Weather". The band are working in Los Angeles and Sweden with legendary producer Rick Rubin, bringing their life-affirming, inspiring, creative music to rock fans. ...

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KORN Singer To Participate In Online Chat

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis will be chatting online Sunday, February 29 at 8:00 p.m. PST in the "Korn Korner" section of the band's official web site, Korn.com. "We look forward to seeing some old faces, and some new ones as well," reads a post on the web site. "For those that have not previously joined ...

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LAST CRACK: New Demo Song Posted Online

Reunited Midwest hard rockers LAST CRACK have made available for download a brand-new demo song, entitled "Siren Song", at this location. "Siren Song" comes off the group's recently recorded four-song demo, which is currently being used to procure a new record deal. LAST CRACK's current lineup consists of the original line-up from the ...

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NIGHTWISH: Studio Update

NIGHTWISH keyboardist/mainman Tuomas Holopainen has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "On January 29-30 we went to London for the first orchestra/choir/percussion recording session. The result of these days was beyond my wildest expectations. The musicians were incredible, playing their parts beautifully, passionately, and without any rehearsals. Their musicianship was something ...

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AGATHODAIMON Name New Album

German black metallers AGATHODAIMON have set "Serpent's Embrace" as the title of their fourth album, tentatively due on June 21 through Nuclear Blast Records. "The recordings still aren't over, but we'll have everything recorded and mixed until the end of March," guitarist Sathonys said in a statement. "Afterwards we'll take care of the bonus CD, ...

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