ENTOMBED Cancel Swedish Gig, Line Up Summer Dates

ENTOMBED were forced to cancel a gig in Örkelljunga, Sweden this past Saturday, June 1st, after drummer Peter Stjärnvind strained his foot. According to an official statement from the band, "[Peter] he need to rest as much as possible so that the rest of the gigs this summer, or year, won't be cancelled as well." ...

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TEAM SLEEP: New MP3 Posted Online

A rough mix of the TEAM SLEEP track "Iceache", featuring DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno, has been posted in MP3 format on the band's official web site at this location. The song is taken from the group's self-titled Tone Def/Maverick Records debut, which is tentatively scheduled for release in August. Band member Todd Wilkinson ...

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Former DESTRUCTION Members Launch New Band, Web Site

Germany's JCS (JESUS CHRYSLER SUPERSKUNK), who feature in their ranks former DESTRUCTION members Sven Vormann (drums), Michael "Ano" Piranio (guitar, also in EPHEMERA'S PARTY) and Thomas Rosenmerkel (vocals, also in EPHEMERA'S PARTY), along with DRYROT guitarist Micheal Gerstlauer, and NECRONOMICON/EPHEMERA'S PARTY bassist Bernhard "Erna" Matt, have launched their official web site at this ...

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BYFIST To Issue First Full-Length CD In Summer

Texas' BYFIST are currently in the studio recording their first full-length album, due in the summer. The upcoming CD will mark the recording debut with the group of new vocalist Ronnie Sticks and bassist Perry Aarn, both of whom were previously in the band DEVINE RUINS. ...

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KARI RUESLÅTTEN Announces Additional Norwegian Date

Former THE 3RD AND THE MORTAL "goddess of beauty" KARI RUESLÅTTEN, presently known simply as KARI, has added another date to her upcoming Norwegian itinerary. In addition to her previously-announced date at John Dee in Oslo on June 6th, KARI will be performing at Blæst in Trondheim on June 7th. KARI's third solo CD (the ...

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Former RAINBOW Keyboardist Working On Musical

Former RAINBOW keyboardist David Rosenthal is currently working on a new musical called Movin' Out. Conceived, choreographed and directed by Twyla Tharp and based on the songs of Billy Joel, the musical will open on Broadway at the Richard Rogers Theatre on October 24th. Told through 26 of Billy's songs, Movin' Out follows the lives ...

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