SILENCER To Appear At Milwaukee Metalfest

Colorado's SILENCER, now featuring in its ranks German guitarist Ritchie Wilkison (i.e. ANGEL DUST, DEMONS & WIZARDS), will appear at this year's Milwaukee Metalfest XVI, which takes place on July 26th & 27th at the U.S. Cellular Arena in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In addition, the band will be arranging some regional tour dates around the festival. ...

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DREAM THEATER US Dates (Almost) Finalized

DREAM THEATER have finalized the bulk of the dates for their upcoming An Evening With DREAM THEATER — World Tourbulence 2002 US tour, which is scheduled to begin on March 7th in Phoenix. The details are as follows: Mar. 07 - Phoenix, AZ - Web Theater Mar. 08 - Los Angeles, CA - Wiltern Theater ...

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SPYKE Ink Deal With GMR Music Group

Stockholm-based “space rock” act SPYKE have signed a deal with GMR Music Group and have entered the studio to record their debut album, entitled Divine Decadence, for a May release through the Future Sounds label. Formed in March 1997 by guitarist Aris Restaino and vocalist Maciek van de Graaf, SPYKE are completed by bassist Per ...

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CENTINEX Set To Tour Europe In Late Spring

CENTINEX will team up with DIABOLICAL for a bunch of Swedish shows in March. Dates and venues will be announced soon. A CENTINEX European tour is currently being booked by First Contact Agency for April/May, but no details have yet been divulged. More information will be available shortly. ...

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BYFIST In Running To Open U.D.O./WAYNE Euro Tour

Texas' BYFIST are reportedly in the running for the opening slot on the upcoming U.D.O./WAYNE European tour. BYFIST's Adrenalin EP was produced by WAYNE mainman David Wayne (ex-METAL CHURCH) and engineered by Joe Floyd of WARRIOR at Silver Cloud Studios in Burbank, California. ...

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VIRGOS Confirm Album Title, CREED Tour

Birmingham, Alabama's VIRGOS (formerly VIRGOS MERLOT) have set The Path of Least Resistance as the title to their long-awaited second album, which is due to be released through CREED's independent label Blue Collar Records in the coming weeks. In other news, VIRGOS are set to hit the road with CREED starting January 16th on a ...

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TIAMAT "Vote For Love"!

TIAMAT guitarist Thomas Petterson recently told www.clonemetal.dk that the group's first single off their forthcoming Judas Christ CD, entitled Vote For Love, was intentionally written as the band's most radio-friendly and accessible song to date, but not for commercial reasons. According to Petterson, the band realized in the days after September 11th that ...

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