VICIOUS RUMORS axeman Geoff Thorpe and Doc Coyle of GOD FORBID were interviewed on the latest edition of Metal Rules! Radio. You can now listen to the program using the audio player below.

Metal Rules! Radio (formerly Metal Rules! Magazine) is a weekly metal show with new shows every Sunday. It focuses on interviews, reviews and a healthy dash of humor. All episodes are available for free on iTunes as well.

VICIOUS RUMORS recently parted ways with vocalist Ronnie Stixx. Brian Allen from the group LAST EMPIRE handled the lead vocals for VICIOUS RUMORS at last night's (December 19) show at the Last Day Saloon in Santa Rosa, California.

Photo below courtesy of Brian Allen's MySpace page.

GOD FORBID will take a break from writing material for their next studio album to play an exclusive one-off headline gig at Dingbatz in Clifton, New Jersey on Saturday, January 9, 2010.

Dingbatz only holds around 200 people, so to ensure entry, please buy a pre-sale ticket. You can buy tickets from the club directly, through the Dingbatz web site (pre-sale should up later tonight), or one of the opening bands. This show is 21 and up, so the youngsters will have to wait for the next all-ages show.

620 Van Houten Ave.
Clifton, NJ


Tickets $12 advance, $15 day of show

When asked about GOD FORBID's plans for the future, Doc Coyle recently told D-Lux Denim Brand, "We'll probably be looking for a new record label and trying to figure out what the future's really gonna hold. We don't wanna tour too much on a record that's not really supported by the record label. So, I think, [we'll] do one or two more tours, then kind of start thinking about the future."

GOD FORBID's last album, "Earthsblood", sold around 5,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan, to land at position No. 110 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD debuted at No. 2 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.


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