IMPELLITTERI Update From The Axe Legend

IMPELLITTERI mainman Chris Impellitteri has posted the following update on the group's activities via the band's official web site: “[Vocalist] Graham [Bonnet and I] have just returned from a very exciting promotional tour of Japan. We were doing many interviews with the press for our new disc, System X. The press seem to like the ...

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PRIMUS To Reissue First Two Albums

PRIMUS will be issuing remastered versions of the group's first two albums, Suck On This and Frizzle Fry, on April 23rd. Mainman Les Claypool told Australia's Undercover News that "we are remastering the first two PRIMUS records that haven't been available for a long time, Suck On This and Frizzle Fry. That's kind of exciting. ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Cut European Tour Short, Begin Work On New CD

VICIOUS RUMORS were forced to leave their European tour with BLAZE and SAVATAGE two shows early “due to circumstances beyond our control”, according to a statement on the group's official web site. VICIOUS RUMORS will shortly begin work on the follow-up to last year's Sadistic Symphony, which is not expected to surface before the end ...

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FILTER-Approved DUALESC Set Release Date For Debut Full-Length

Portland, Oregon's DUALESC have set May 28th as the release date for their upcoming debut full-length CD, entitled Through The Floods, Not With Them, which will include a four-song recording produced by FILTER mainman Richard Patrick and engineer Rae Dileo at their Abyssinian Sons Studios last February. The group are planning on returning to the ...

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DAVE LEE ROTH Switches Guitarists (Again)

DAVE LEE ROTH has been rejoined by guitarist Bart Walsh two weeks after the guitarist quit the group for undisclosed reasons. It is not presently clear what the future plans of Bart's replacement, Toshi Hiketa, are. ROTH has been reportedly been shopping his latest project to prospective labels, but has thus far failed to secure ...

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MY DYING BRIDE Confirmed For Wacken Open Air

Britain's MY DYING BRIDE are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's 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 perform at the event now looks like this: AMON AMARTH BLAZE BLIND GUARDIAN CANNIBAL ...

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VEHEMENCE To Remix Metal Blade Debut

VEHEMENCE, a self-proclaimed chaotic melodic death metal band from Phoenix, Arizona, will be re-mixing their 10-song, 60-minute Metal Blade Records debut, entitled God Was Created, with Juan Urteaga at Trident Studios in San Francisco between March 11th and March 17th. ...

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