SLAYER Confirmed For ROSKILDE FESTIVAL

SLAYER have been confirmed for this year's Roskilde Festival, which is scheduled to take place in Roskilde, Denmark between June 27th and June 30th. Also set to appear at the event are RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, GARBAGE, H.I.M., RAMMSTEIN, SATYRICON and MILLENCOLIN, among others. ...

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MORTIIS Postpones Swedish Dates

The Swedish portion of MORTIIS upcoming first-ever European tour has been delayed and will now be included in the trek's second leg, to take place later in the year. No reason was given for the postponement. ...

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KISS To Release "Alive IV" In August, New Label Rumors Abound

KISS are reported to have worked out their grievances with Mercury Records and are currently scheduled to release their long-awaited Alive IV CD on August 20th. Rumors abound that the band will then leave the label, with Spitfire Records being mentioned as one company that the band have already conducted meetings with. ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM To Release New Single In July

Finland's CHILDREN OF BODOM, led by SINERGY axeman Alexi Laiho, will release a brand new single entitled You Better Off Dead on July 1st. The single will likely feature a cover song as a “B-side” and will be recorded at Astia studios in Lappeenranta. Mixing will be done by Mikko Karmila. CHILDREN OF BODOM have ...

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BROKEN HOPE's JEREMY WAGNER: Where It All Went Wrong

Former BROKEN HOPE guitarist Jeremy Wagner, who left the group last week amid internal turmoil over the band's musical direction and professional priorities, has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET to offer his version of the events that led to the act's untimely split. Here is Wagner's statement in its entirety: “Seeing as I formed the band and ultimately ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL: Use Once And Destroy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PHILIP ANSELMO'S SUPERJOINT RITUAL UNLEASH MENACING DEBUT "USE ONCE AND DESTROY" THROUGH SANCTUARY RECORDS ON MAY 21ST! Whenever New Orleans native Philip Anselmo commits to a venture, he does it in two fashions: viciously and to the extreme! From fronting the world-renowned Metal titan PANTERA to running his own underground Metal label ...

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