METALLICA: 'This Monster Lives' Book Due In November

"Metallica: This Monster Lives", a book chronicling filmmaker Joe Berlinger's three years spent with METALLICA making the "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" documentary, is due in November via Martins Press. "It will be designed to tie into the DVD release of the film, which will be [in early 2005]," Berlinger told MTV.com last October. "The ...

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SUGARCOMA Record New Demo, Seek New Label Home

Britain's SUGARCOMA entered the studio last month to record a new demo containing the tracks "Bridges", "Goodbye Reality" and "Under The Ice". All songs are expected to appear on the group's follow-up to 2002's "Becoming Something Else", tentatively due later in the year. The group, who were previously signed to Music For Nations Records, are ...

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SEVENDUST: Australian Support Acts Announced

SUNK LOTO and FULL SCALE have reportedly been announced as the opening acts on SEVENDUST's upcoming Australian tour, which is scheduled to kick off March 24 in Adelaide. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar 24 - Thebarton Theatre - Adelaide, AUS Mar 25 – Palace - Melbourne, AUS Mar 27 - Hordern Pavillion - Sydney, ...

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DEICIDE, SUPERJOINT RITUAL To Team Up For U.S. Tour

DEICIDE will be hitting the road this spring with SUPERJOINT RITUAL. The tour kicks off April 6 in Louisville, Ky. CLUTCH will be joining the bill at select shows. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Apr. 07 - Annie's - Cincinnati, OH Apr. 08 - Pop's - Sauget, IL + Apr. 09 - The ...

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DREADLOCK PUSSY Part Ways With Drummer, Seek Replacement

Dutch metal band DREADLOCK PUSSY have parted ways with longtime drummer Twixy. "It was no longer possible for Twixy to combine the uncertain band life with his other obligations," the band write in a statement. DREADLOCK PUSSY have vowed to carry on and are busy working on a new album with the help of producer/drummer ...

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BRUTALITY: Recording Sessions Delayed

Reunited Tampa death metallers BRUTALITY have pushed back the projected recording dates for their as-yet-untitled new album to late May/early June. "A big 'I'm sorry' goes out to all the fans that really have longed for this release," the group write on their web site. "There is a lack of cooperation within the band itself ...

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Former PESTILENCE Bassist Launches Web Site

Former PESTILENCE bassist Jeroen Paul Thesseling, who played on the group's jazz/fusion-influenced fourth album, "Spheres" (1993), has launched his official web site at this location. According to a posting on the web site, Jeroen joined the flamenco ensemble of the Dutch virtuoso guitarist Peter Kalb, EL PERIQUIN, in 2003. "The live performances with ...

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