DYING FETUS, ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY Confirmed For WACKEN OPEN AIR

DYING FETUS and ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY are the latest acts to have been officially 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 Wacken Open Air now looks like this: ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY AMON ...

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SAXON World Tour Announced

SAXON have announced the dates for their forthcoming world tour. They are as follows: Mar. 16 - Spodek-Metal Mania Festival – Katowice, POL Mar. 29 - Lucky Rijssen – Zwolle, NETH Mar. 30 - Splendid – Lille, FRA Mar. 31 - Paaspop Festival – Schijndel, NETH Apr. 05 - New Jersey Metalfest - Asbury Park, ...

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KAMELOT Commence Work On Follow-Up To "Karma"

KAMELOT have resumed the writing process for their as-yet-untitled new studio album, which will reportedly be the band's first concept release to date. Singer/songwriter Khan will be making a trip to Florida in March for the first of several meetings and writing sessions. The follow-up to last year's phenomenal Karma effort, KAMELOT's next CD “will ...

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DIESEL MACHINE Upcoming Shows Announced

L.A. heavyweights DIESEL MACHINE, who feature in their ranks HALFORD guitarist Patrick Lachman, will be performing at the Musicians Institute, 1655 N. McFadden Pl. in Hollywood this Saturday, March 2nd. The show is FREE, but all parties interested in attending must e-mail the group so that the band can put the names on the list. ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's FRED DURST Refuses To Testify In-Person About Fan Death

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has refused to testify in-person at an Australian court's inquest into LIMP BIZKIT's possible role in the death of a 15-year-old girl at the 2001 Big Day Out Festival. Coroner Jacqueline Milledge had requested in-person testimony from Durst when Sydney's Glebe Coroner's Court started looking into the factors that contributed ...

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SLIPKNOT's PAUL GRAY: "I Know SYSTEM OF A DOWN Will Win Grammy"

SLIPKNOT's Paul Gray on the possibility of the group winning a Grammy in the “Best Metal Performance” category (for "Left Behind") at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which are scheduled to air live at 8:00 PM via CBS tonight, Wednesday, February 27th from the Staples Center in Los Angeles: “It's cool that we're nominated. I ...

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California Supergroup Pick Working Name, Plot Recording/Gigging Schedule

The new rock supergroup featuring Neal Schon (guitar—JOURNEY), Sammy Hagar (vocals—ex-VAN HALEN), Deen Castronovo (drums—JOURNEY) and Michael Anthony (bass—VAN HALEN) have set PLANET US as the “working” name of the project, which recently laid down two original numbers with plans to track a full-length album later in the year. The quartet recorded the tracks "Vertigo" ...

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