KITTIE Rumored For US OZZFEST, UK OZZFEST Date Confirmed!

KITTIE are strongly rumored to have been added to the line-up of artists appearing at Ozzfest 2002, which is scheduled to kick off this summer. OZZY OSBOURNE and SYSTEM OF A DOWN are the only two acts to have been officially confirmed by the festival organizers, while DOWN and DISTURBED are also being mentioned as ...

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THE CROWN Announce Tentative US Dates

Sweden's THE CROWN, featuring former AT THE GATES frontman Tomas Lindberg, have announced the tentative dates for their upcoming US headlining tour, which will also include an appearance by Victory Records recording artists DARKEST HOUR and Prosthetic Records' ALL THAT REMAINS (featuring former members of SHADOWS FALL). The unconfirmed details are as follows: Apr. 05 ...

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THE HAUNTED To Record Third CD In May/June!

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have finished writing seven new songs and are aiming to complete another five for their forthcoming third full-length CD, which is tentatively scheduled to be recorded during May/June for an October release through Earache Records. According to bassist Jonas Björler, “judging by the sound of the new material, you can all ...

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SWARM Frontman's Birthday Party Brings Out The Stars

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett and PRIMUS mainman Les Claypool were among the guests at the huge birthday bash thrown in honor of SWARM frontman Mark Osegueda (ex-DEATH ANGEL) on Saturday night, February 9th at the Parkside Café in San Francisco. According to reports, nearly a thousand people showed up at the event, which culminated in ...

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Former SKID ROW Frontman To Host Detroit's Ritz Reunion Bash

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will be the hosting the WRIF-presented Ritz Reunion Bash at the Emerald Theater in Detroit, Michigan on Thursday, February 14th (Valentine's Day). Bach will reportedly not be doing any singing himself, but will be hosting this event featuring live performances from HALLOWEEN, TRASH BRATS, SWEET TEAZE, plus an “all-star ...

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THEATRE OF TRAGEDY, ENTWINE Team Up For European Tour

Finland's ENTWINE will be joining Norway's THEATRE OF TRAGEDY on the latter band's upcoming headlining European tour, which is scheduled to kick off in Hamburg, Germany on April 29th. The confirmed dates so far are as follows: Apr. 29 - Markthalle, Hamburg, GER Apr. 30 - Hafenbahn, Offenbach, GER May 01 - Easy Schorre, Halle, ...

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Italy's GODS OF METAL Festival Line-Up Announced

Italy's Gods Of Metal festival is scheduled to take place in Milan on Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th. So far the following acts have been confirmed to appear at the event: Saturday, June 8th: RAMMSTEIN HALFORD MY DYING BRIDE KREATOR SODOM plus more to be announced Sunday, June 9th: MANOWAR BLIND GUARDIAN RUNNING ...

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ELECTRIC WIZARD, WARHORSE Cancel European Tour

The ELECTRIC WIZARD/WARHORSE European tour has been cancelled due to a delay in the release of ELECTRIC WIZARD's upcoming album Let Us Prey. Both bands are trying to reschedule their dates for later this year. However, it is unclear if the touring package will stay intact or if the bands will end up touring separately. ...

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DESTRÖYER 666 Announce Release Date For "Cold Steel..." CD

Australia's DESTRÖYER 666 are holed up in a studio in Marseille, France with producer Terje Refsnes (i.e. ENSLAVED, GEHENNA, CARPATHIAN FOREST) recording their fourth studio album, entitled Cold Steel For An Iron Age, for an April 22nd release through Season Of Mist Records. In the meantime, you can catch the band performing live at the ...

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DESTRYER 666 Announce Release Date For "Cold Steel..." CD

Australia's DESTRYER 666 are holed up in a studio in Marseille, France with producer Terje Refsnes (i.e. ENSLAVED, GEHENNA, CARPATHIAN FOREST) recording their fourth studio album, entitled Cold Steel For An Iron Age, for an April 22nd release through Season Of Mist Records. In the meantime, you can catch the band performing live at the ...

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