Former OBITUARY Drummer To Make "Saturday Night Live" Appearance!

Rising Tampa, Florida-based artist ANDREW WK, whose backing band features former OBITUARY drummer Donald Tardy, will be the featured musical guest on the April 13th edition of Saturday Night Live, hosted by WWF superstar The Rock. ANDREW WK's debut full-length album, entitled, I Get Wet, hits stores on Tuesday, March 26th through Island Records. In ...

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THE DAMNED Withdraw From ROB ZOMBIE Tour

THE DAMNED have withdrawn from ROB ZOMBIE's Demon Speeding tour due to the poor reception given to the long-running punk outfit at the tour's first several stops. "Unfortunately, from the very first show it was apparent that THE DAMNED's subtle blend of gothic punk was lost on the predominately metal crowds," guitarist Captain Sensible wrote ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND, SILENT FORCE Added To PROGPOWER USA III

DEVIN TOWNSEND (i.e. STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, OCEAN MACHINE) and SILENT FORCE (featuring vocalist DC Cooper, ex-ROYAL HUNT) are the latest confirmed additions to this year's ProgPower USA festival. ProgPower is a two-day metal event scheduled to take place in Atlanta on Friday and Saturday, November 15th and 16th at the Earthlink Live venue. With DEVIN ...

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LAVABONE Enter Studio To Record New Demo

San Francisco Bay Area's LAVABONE, featuring former PRIMER 55 drummer Kevin Jackson, have entered the studio to demo new tracks with producer/engineer Dave Dominguez (i.e. PAPA ROACH, POWERMAN 5000, STAIND, GUNS N' ROSES). According to drummer Jackson, “the songs are near completion, and they're coming together amazingly. We had high hopes starting this project, which ...

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MANOWAR, IMMORTAL, CATASTROPHIC Team Up For North American Tour

MANOWAR will be touring the U.S. and Canada with IMMORTAL, CATASTROPHIC, and HAVOCHATE beginning on Saturday, April 27th at The Trocadero Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. As a result of this development, IMMORTAL appear to have pulled out of their previously-announced five-week run with HYPOCRISY and ENTOMBED, which is scheduled to kick ...

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SILVERCHAIR To Make First-Ever Commercial TV Appearance In Australia

SILVERCHAIR will make their first-ever live appearance on Australian commercial TV on Tuesday, April 2nd. The band will launch their new album, entitled Diorama, with a special two-song performance on Rove (Live), which broadcasts from 9:30 PM until 10:30 PM AEST throughout Australia on the Ten Network. In another first, this program will also feature ...

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JERRY CANTRELL On ALICE IN CHAINS: Never Say Die

Ex-ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell refuses to acknowledge the demise of his former group and continues to leave the door open to a possible future reunion. “I never say die, man,” Cantrell told MTV. “It's not even anywhere near that. I've been working on my own thing for quite some time and I plan ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN Achieve New Heights On European Charts

Here are the European chart positions for BLIND GUARDIAN's A Night At The Opera CD during its first week of release: Germany: #5 Austria: #17 Greece: #1 Spain: #8 Italy: #11 Sweden: #10 Norway: #97 France: #67 Switzerland: #34 (German part), #44 (French part) It has also been confirmed that the album held on to ...

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