ANNIHILATOR Austrian Live Dates Confirmed

Canadian metallers ANNIHILATOR have announced the dates for the Austrian portion of their forthcoming European tour. They are as follows: Apr. 30 – Wien, AUS @ Planet Music May 01 - Salzburg, AUS @ Rockhouse May 02 - Graz, AUS @ Orpheum May 03 - Wörgl, AUS @ Komma May 04 - Dornbirn, AUS @ ...

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ZYKLON Announce First European Show With New Frontman

Multi-talented musician Secthdamon (i.e. ODIUM/MYRKSKOG) will play his first European show as the new singer/bassist of ZYKLON at the Elm Street pub in Oslo, Norway on March 28th. Also appearing on the bill will be AUDIOPAIN. ZYKLON will appear at the Inferno Festival in Oslo on March 29th. ...

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Former SLAYER Drummer Officially Joins SYSTEMATIC!

Former SLAYER drummer Paul Bostaph has officially joined San Francisco Bay Area's SYSTEMATIC. As exclusively reported here on January 4th, Bostaph (who had also played with FORBIDDEN and TESTAMENT) has joined SYSTEMATIC as a replacement for Shaun Bannon, who was forced to leave the group last summer after sustaining an arm injury during ...

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SLIPKNOT's PAUL GRAY Comments On Forthcoming CD

SLIPKNOT bassist Paul Gray recently spoke to MTV News about the progress of the songwriting for the group's forthcoming follow-up to last year's Iowa release, which is tentatively due to be released at the end of the year through Roadrunner Records. "We've got a bunch of different riffs together," Gray told MTV. "Some are really ...

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Reunited TROUBLE To Play First Full Headlining Show In Late April

The reunited TROUBLE—guitarist Rick Wartell, vocalist Eric Wagner, guitarist Bruce Franklin, drummer Jeff Olson and bassist Ron Holzner—will perform their first full headlining show since reforming the group on April 27th at RockHouse USA (formerly Riley's Rock House) in Aurora, Illinois (TROUBLE's hometown), a Southwestern Chicago suburb. As previously reported, TROUBLE have thus far written ...

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MEDICATION Add Paris Appearance To Upcoming Itinerary

MEDICATION, featuring former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, ex-UGLY KID JOE/LIFE OF AGONY vocalist Whitfield Crane, ex-ADAYINTHELIFE guitarist Blunt, and ex-THE PIECE DOGS bassist Kyle Sanders, will reportedly be performing at the Hard Rock Awards show (sponsored by the French metal magazine Hard Rock) in Paris, France on March 21st. MEDICATION will also be performing ...

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PRONG Return From The Dead To Perform West Coast Shows

Reunited industrial metal pioneers PRONG, featuring mainman Tommy Victor, are reportedly in the process of lining up several west coast gigs during early April. So far, only one date has been announced: at Brick By Brick in San Diego, California on April 3rd. More shows will be confirmed shortly. ...

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STATIC-X, KORN Perform In Front Of 60,000 In Mexico City

STATIC-X played to their largest crowd ever on Saturday, March 2nd when they performed in front of 60,000 screaming fans in Mexico City as part of their week-long tour of Mexico with KORN. Upon the completion of the trek, STATIC-X will return to Los Angeles to record their contribution to the upcoming THE RAMONES tribute ...

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