SUPERJOINT RITUAL's PHILIP ANSELMO: We Are A Substance Band

SUPERJOINT RITUAL frontman Philip Anselmo recently spoke to Billboard magazine about the group's upcoming debut, Use Once And Destroy (due through Sanctuary Records on May 21st) and the band's planned US tour, which is scheduled to kick off on June 7th in Atlanta, Georgia. "Basically, it's a bunch of guys with a love of the ...

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LAKE OF TEARS Return To Action With "The Neonai"

Sweden's LAKE OF TEARS have completed the recordings for their fifth full-length album, entitled The Neonai, with producer Ulf Wahlberg at Stockholm's XTC studios, and will begin mixing the effort next week for an August release through Black Mark Production. Featuring return guest appearances by former TIAMAT/DISMEMBER guitarist Magnus Sahlgren (who appeared on 1999's Forever ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Headline Kansas Festival In Late June?

DEF LEPPARD have issued a "non-denial" via their official web site in response to the rumors of the group's participation as a headliner in a festival to take place in Kansas on June 29th. According to the band, "unfortunately, due to legal and organizational issues, we are not able to give you any details at ...

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JAMES MURPHY Confirms Upcoming SUMMON Collaboration

Former TESTAMENT/DEATH guitarist James Murphy, who is presently receiving treatment for a brain tumor with which he was diagnosed last August, has confirmed that he will be producing the forthcoming album from Michigan-based black metallers SUMMON, entitled The Blood Runs Black. The recording is tentatively scheduled to take place in June for a late 2002 ...

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