MARDUK Cancel US Tour—Again!

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have once again cancelled plans to tour the US as a result of their inability to secure the proper paperwork from the American Embassy to enable them to enter the country legally. Here is the band's official statement on the matter: "MARDUK still has not been granted their clearance from the ...

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DOPESICK To Issue "Vendetta" In July

San Francisco Bay Area's DOPESICK, featuring original SKINLAB guitarist Adam Albright and ex-KILLING CULTURE singer Marcus Payton, have completed work on a five-song EP, entitled Vendetta, at Trident Studios with producers Juan Urteaga (i.e. 40 GRIT, SKINLAB) and Scott Sargeant (ex-KILLING CULTURE/SKINLAB) for a July release. According to Albright, "the songs vary from frantic noise ...

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DEATH ANGEL Add Sacramento Date To Upcoming Itinerary

Reunited Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL will be appearing at The Boardwalk in Sacramento on Friday, July 5th in what will mark the band's first live appearance since their stunning performance at last year's Thrash Of The Titans festival. As previously reported, DEATH ANGEL will perform at The Pound in San Francisco on Saturday, July ...

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CRAZY TOWN Continue Work On "Nothing Comes From Nowhere"

CRAZY TOWN hard at work on their second album, now titled Nothing Comes From Nowhere, with producer Howard Benson (i.e. P.O.D., SEPULTURA, SKINDRED) for a fall release through Columbia Records. According to frontman Eric "Epic" Mazur, "the songs are gonna last longer [than the material on the last album] and people will be able to ...

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AEROSMITH To Tour US In Late Summer/Early Fall

AEROSMITH are tentatively due to kick off their headlining tour in early August on the east coast and move to the Midwest in September. After a 10-day break, the group will blitz through the southeast, Texas and the west and then end the trek mid-November in the Pacific Northwest. Although presently unconfirmed, it appears that ...

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S.O.D. Dies Again: By SCOTT IAN

S.O.D./ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has posted the following message on the official ANTHRAX web site at www.anthraxtheband.com: "Sergeant D, Icon of Race Relations, Zombie, Raconteur, Dies Again "Sergeant D, one of the most controversial figures of the last two decades, died again yesterday in Bayside, New York. Cause of death was given as ...

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GRAND MAGUS Prepare To Record New CD

Sweden's GRAND MAGUS, featuring current SPIRITUAL BEGGARS frontman Janne Christoffersson, will record their next studio CD at the end of the year for an early 2003 release. In other news, the group will perform at Rabbit Fighter in Stockholm on June 12th. ...

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