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GODSMACK To Tour Europe, Film Video For 'Serenity'

GODSMACK will launch a European outing July 13 in Manchester, England and plan to return to the States for a headlining tour in the fall, which like the band's current outing, will offer $10 tickets to U.S. soldiers. "We've always been supportive of our country and our president and stuff like that, whereas a lot ...

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MNEMIC Tap FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY Man To Remix Album Cut

Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have tapped legendary FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY man Rhys Fulber (FEAR FACTORY, PARADISE LOST) to remix their track "BloodStained" for inclusion on a special edition of their forthcoming debut album, "Mechanical Spin Phenomena", and on an exclusive club ...

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OLIVER/DAWSON SAXON Postpone Tour

OLIVER/DAWSON SAXON, featuring the original founding songwriters of SAXON, guitarist Graham Oliver and bassist Steve Dawson, alongside ex-SAXON drummer Nigel Durham, guitarist Haydn Conway, and vocalist Wardi, have been forced to postpone their previously announced "Second Wave" tour due to the delays in the recording of the album of the same name. The tour, which ...

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MNEMIC Film Video For 'Ghost'

Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have shot a music video in Gothenburg, Sweden, for the track "Ghost", the first single off their debut album, "Mechanical Spin Phenomena", due on July 28 thorugh Nuclear Blast Records. The music video was directed by Patric ...

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SKID ROW To Release 'Thickskin' In July

SKID ROW have set a July 22 release date through Skid Row Records for their new album, "Thickskin". " 'Thickskin' has been two years in the making. We're very excited about this, especially since it's the first SKID ROW record for [singer] Johnny [Solinger] and [drummer] Phil [Varone]," said bassist Rachel Bolan. "It took a ...

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GODSMACK Set 'Serenity' As Next Single

GODSMACK have set "Serenity" as the next single from the band's latest CD, "Faceless". "Serenity" goes for official adds at radio on June 17, but many stations are already playing the tune. A video will be shot in the coming weeks with a yet-to-be-named director. The song was written by GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna in ...

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UNHOLY GHOST Confirmed For SNAKENET METAL NATION FEST 2003

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), have been confirmed to appear at Snakenet.com Metal Nation Fest 2003 on June 20 at Ziggy's in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Also set to perform at the two-day event are DAYLIGHT DIES, OCTOBER 31, TWISTED TOWER ...

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MNEMIC Name Debut CD

Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring former INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, have set "Mechanical Spin Phenomena" as the title for their forthcoming debut album, due in Europe on July 28 through Nuclear Blast Records. The CD, which was recorded at AntFarm studio with producer Tue Madsen, will contain ...

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UNHOLY GHOST To Film Video

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), will begin shooting a video for the track "Under Existence" later this week. The group, whose lineup is completed by original DIABOLIC guitarist and PESSIMIST founder Kelly McLauchlin, will enter the studio in July to ...

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SKID ROW To Release Long-Awaited Studio CD And Documentary DVD

SKID ROW's long-awaited new CD, "Thickskin", will be released independently in the United States on Skid Row Records this summer in either July or August. Exact details are still being finalized. A European release is expected around the same time through SPV/Steamhammer Records. "We're very excited about this, especially since it's the first SKID ROW ...

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HASTE Push Back Release Date Of 'The Mercury Lift'

Birmingham, Alabama's HASTE have pushed back the projected release date for their third full-length release, "The Mercury Lift", to July 1 through Century Media Records. "The Mercury Lift" features guest appearances by LAMB OF GOD singer Randy Blythe and CODESEVEN frontman Jeff Jenkins, and is described by HASTE frontman Kelly Reaves as "both heavier and ...

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STRATOVARIUS: Russian Concert Rescheduled

STRATOVARIUS have announced the rescheduled date for their cancelled Russian show. They will now be playing at Moscow's culture club Gorbunova on July 9. As previously reported, the Finnish melodic metallers cancelled the concert — originally scheduled to take place on May 2 — after the promoter, Ghost Music, "did not fulfill" the terms of ...

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UNHOLY GHOST To Make Live Debut

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), will make their live debut on May 30 at Culture Room in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Also appearing at the show will be headliners MALEVOLENT CREATION. UNHOLY GHOST, whose lineup is completed by original DIABOLIC guitarist ...

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STRATOVARIUS Cancel Russian Concert

Finland's STRATOVARIUS have been forced to cancel their previously announced show in Moscow, Russia on May 2. According to the group's official web site, "The promoter, 'Ghost Music', did not fulfill the terms we agreed on twice and didn't send the money to pay the flights to Moscow. After the second deadline ran out last ...

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UNHOLY GHOST: Demo Tracks Available For Download

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), have posted two songs from their recently-completed demo at this location. "Under Existence" and "Denouncication" were recorded at XXX studios in Tampa, Florida during January and are a taste of what's to come ...

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MNEMIC Finalize Track Listing For Debut

The Danish "hybrid metal" act MNEMIC, featuring INVOCATOR session drummer Brian Rasmussen and ex-MERCENARY guitarist Mircea G. Eftemie, will enter AntFarm studio with producer Tue Madsen on March 2 to begin recording their debut album for Nuclear Blast Records, due in late summer. The complete track listing for the album (in no particular order) is ...

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UNHOLY GHOST Complete Demo, Launch Web Site

UNHOLY GHOST, the new band featuring DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar), have completed a three-song demo at XXX studios in Tampa, Florida. The tracks featured on the demo are as follows: 01. Soul Disment 02. Under Existence 03. Denounciation UNHOLY GHOST, whose lineup is completed by ...

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UNJUST Announce West Coast Dates

San Francisco Bay Area metallers UNJUST have lined up the following gigs during the coming weeks: Feb. 20 – Glendale, CA @ The Scene Feb. 28 – Alameda, CA @ Roosters Roadhouse Mar. 08 – Danville, CA @ Grange Hall Mar. 28 - San Francisco, CA @ The Pound Apr. 03 – Eugene, OR @ ...

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KATATONIA Announce 'Ghost of the Spring Tour'

Sweden's KATATONIA have announced plans to embark on a European tour dubbed "Ghost of the Spring Tour" during April/May. LULLACRY and PORNORPHANS are tentatively set to provide support for the Finnish leg while TO/DIE/FOR and DAYLIGHT DIES are believed to be doing the rest of the tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 02 - ...

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AMORPHIS Frontman Completes Work On New AJATTARA CD

AMORPHIS frontman Pasi Koskinen's "black/dark metal" project AJATTARA have completed work on their new album, "Kuolema" ("Death"), for a March 24 release. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Antakaa Elää (Let Me Live) 02. Surman Henki (The Ghost Of Death) 03. Haureus (Fornication) 04. Huoran Alla (Under The Whore) 05. ...

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DIABOLIC: The Truth And Nothing But The Truth

From the desk of Olympic Records: Recently, conflicting press releases were issued regarding Tampa, Florida's DIABOLIC. Aside from the news posted at the official DIABOLIC web site (http://www.diabolicblastmasters.com) no press releases or news updates were seen or approved of by DIABOLIC'S record label or distributor. Unfortunately, due to the unofficial nature of the press releases, ...

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Former DIABOLIC Members Launch UNHOLY GHOST

More changes have taken place in the DIABOLIC camp since our last update. It now appears that DIABOLIC founding members Aantar Lee Coates (drums), Paul Ouellette (vocals/bass), and Jerry Mortellaro (guitar) have decided to branch off and form a brand new band called UNHOLY GHOST, thereby allowing guitarist Brian Malone to carry on ...

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DANZIG To Make Cartoon Appearance

DANZIG frontman and namesake Glenn Danzig will appear as himself on the Cartoon Network series "Aqua Teen Hunger Force"'s Chistmas episode, entitled "Cybernetic Ghost Of Christmas Past From The Future". The show is set to air on Sunday, Dec. 29 as part of the network's "Adult Swim" programming. Check local listing for airtimes or go ...

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SKID ROW Shopping Around For New Record Deal

SKID ROW are currently shopping their already-completed new album, "ThickSkin", for a label deal following their split with Atlantic Records. In the meantime, the band have posted a remixed version of the album's projected title track via their new official web site at www.skidrow.com. "ThickSkin", which marks the recording debut with the group ...

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RACER X: 'Getting Heavier' Details Unveiled

The reunited RACER X, featuring JUDAS PRIEST drummer Scott Travis, ex-MR. BIG guitarist Paul Gilbert, and ex-BADLANDS drummer Jeff Martin (on vocals), will release their new album, "Getting Heavier", on Dec. 18 in Japan. A limited-edition run of 30,000 units will feature a bonus double live CD, "Snowball Of Doom 2". The complete track listing ...

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GHOST STORY Reform, Prepare New Demo

Georgia's GHOST STORY, a popular unsigned act during the late '80s, have reformed and are currently writing material for the group's upcoming CD, due in 2003. A couple of recently-recorded new songs are available for download via the group's official web site at this location. The band — whose current lineup comprises all ...

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