CHUCK SCHULDINER's Estate Gets Ripped Off By "Allthief.com"

Jane Schuldiner, the mother of late DEATH/CONTROL DENIED frontman Chuck Schuldiner, has issued the following statement regarding the apparent misappropriation of funds received from the allbeat.com auction on Chuck's behalf: Bethann (Chuck's sister) spent days trying to contact the people who had the allbeat.com auction. Through his Internet provider, it was discovered it was Thom ...

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FEAR FACTORY To Appear At NAMM, Begin Work On New CD

FEAR FACTORY bassist Christian Olde Wolbers will be appearing at the NAMM show in Los Angeles today, Friday, January 18th at 1:00 PM for a signing session at the AMPEG booth. FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera and guitarist Dino Cazares will be appearing at the NAMM show in Los Angeles on Saturday, January 19th at ...

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SEVERE TORTURE To Record "...Carnage" In February

Dutch death metal outfit SEVERE TORTURE will enter Franky's Recording Kitchen studio in February to begin recording their next album, tentatively entitled Misanthropic Carnage. Nine or 10 tracks are expected to be laid down, including the following: 01. Impelled to Kill 02. Misanthropic Carnage 03. Forever to Burn The follow-up to 2000's Feasting On Blood ...

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BLAZE Line Up Headlining Dates, Festival Apearances

Britain's BLAZE, led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE vocalist Blaze Bayley, have been tentatively confirmed to play the following headlining dates in March: Mar. 07 - Dundee, UK @ Doghouse Mar. 08 - Bradford, UK @ Rio's Mar. 09 - Plymouth, UK @ Cooperage Mar. 10 - Bristol, UK @ Bierkeller Mar. 12 - Cambridge, UK ...

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CRIMINAL, DOMINE, EISREGEN, Others Get Confirmed For Wacken 2002

CRIMINAL, DOMINE, EISREGEN, FLESHCRAWL, REBELLION, RED AIM, SINERGY and VOMITORY are the latest bands to be confirmed for Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full line-up of acts that are presently scheduled to partake in the festivities now looks like this: AMON AMARTH BLAZE ...

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HEADPLATE To Complete New CD, Video Clip

Gothenburg, Sweden's HEADPLATE are currently at Oral Majority Recordings mixing the songs for the group's upcoming studio album, which is tentatively due to be released in March. A video for a new song called Jump The Bridge is currently being edited for a February air date. ...

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Swedish Rock To Invade New York, Austin

Ten Swedish rock bandsincluding SAHARA HOTNIGHTS, SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES, SILVERBUILT (aka CITIZEN BIRD), LEFT HAND SOLUTION, and WILLOWTREEwill perform at a showcase at New York City's legendary CBGBs club on March 10-11 before heading over to Austin, Texas for the SXSW conference on March 13-14. ...

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