FINNTROLL Confirmed For PELLAVAROCK

FINNTROLL have been confirmed for the Pellavarock festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 17th in Lammi, Finland. Also set to appear at the event are CHARON, TIMO RAUTIAINEN & TRIO NISKALAUKAUS, and VIIKATE, among others. ...

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OVERKILL To Record Live CD/DVD This Weekend

OVERKILL will be recording a new live record and filming a new live DVD on Saturday, March 23rd at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park, New Jersey. OVERKILL will reportedly be playing for over two hours and will be doing a lot of songs that have not been done in years. In addition, WNEW's (102.7) ...

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DEFTONES Set Album Title, September Release Expected

DEFTONES have set Lovers as the tentative title of their fourth full-length album, according to vocalist Chino Moreno, who spoke to BBC One Radio Rock Show's Mary Anne Hobbs by phone Tuesday night. The singer went on to describe the effort as a really hardcore album...it's pretty loud and heavy. I wouldn't go so far ...

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DYNAMO OPEN AIR 2002: It's On!!!

Respected Dutch metal magazine Aardschok have confirmed via their official web site that the 2002 edition of Holland's problem-plagued Dynamo Festival will in fact take place on July 14th on the same grounds (in the town of Weert) as the Bospop festival, which is scheduled to happen on July 12th and 13th. The one-day concert ...

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SHAMAN Confirmed For Spain's VINA ROCK 2002 Festival

Brazil's SHAMAN, featuring former ANGRA members Andre Matos (vocals), Luis Mariutti (bass) and Ricardo Confessori (guitar), have been confirmed for the Vina Rock Espanha 2002 festival, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 27th at Auditorio Municipal in Villarrobledo, Spain. Other artists set to appear at the event include R.D.P. and BARON ROJO, ...

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DRAGONLORD To Lens Video Clip

San Francisco Bay Area's DRAGONLORD, featuring Eric Peterson of TESTAMENT, and SADUS/TESTAMENT members Steve Smyth and Steve DiGiorgio, will film a video for an as-yet-undetermined track from the group's debut CD, entitled Rapture, during April. The clip will be lensed in conjunction with RC Media, who had previously directed SKINLAB's "Know Your Enemies" video, among ...

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KITTIE Part Ways With Bassist, Replacement Announced

KITTIE have parted ways with bassist Talena Atfield and have replaced her with Jennifer J. Arroyo (formerly of the D.C. band SPINE). According to an official statement from the group, We are so sad and disappointed that Talena chose to leave the band. We wish she would have stayed with us, but we view it ...

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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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