POWERMAN 5000 have confirmed a headlining show at Rolling Hall in Seoul, Korea on August 4. As previously reported, the band will also perform at the fifth annual Busan Rock Festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2005 in Busan, South Korea. Also scheduled to appear at the festival are former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman and VASSLINE. POWERMAN 5000 will headline the festival on August 5 while Friedman and VASSLINE will play on August 6.Commented POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider One: "Getting over to Korea is a first for the band and is something we've been wanting to do for awhile now.The support from the fans has been great and we're really looking forward to rocking for a whole new audience!!" POWERMAN 5000 recently posted a brand-new track, entitled "Heroes and Villains", on their MySpace.com page. "Heroes and Villains" is scheduled to appear on the group's as-yet-untitled new album, tentatively due in October on frontman Spider One's Megatronic Records. Joining Spider One, drummer Adrian Ost, and bassist Siggy Siursen on tour and on the forthcoming CD are guitarists Terry Corso (formerly with ALIEN ANT FARM) and Johnny Rock (formerly with HALF-COCKED, the first band Spider One signed to Megatronic when it was being distributed by Dreamworks Records), replacing founding member Adam 12, who left the band before the tour started (but will appear on the new album), and Mike "M.33" Tempesta, who left in 2004. More details about the album will be revealed in the coming weeks. (Thanks: www.rocknew.com)
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