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MASTODON Announce U.S. Tour With CLUTCH

Relapse Records recording artists MASTODON have announced their fourth U.S. tour in support of their latest album, "Remission". MASTODON will team up with CLUTCH for two-week span beginning August 29 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. The tour is scheduled to conclude September 14 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with additional dates pending. MASTODON, fresh off their ...

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BURNT BY THE SUN Complete Work On New CD

Relapse Records recording artists BURNT BY THE SUN have completed work on their highly-anticipated new album, entitled "The Perfect Is The Enemy Of The Good". "The Perfect Is The Enemy Of The Good" was recorded at New Jersey's Trax East Studio with producer Matt Bayles (ISIS, VENDETTA RED, MASTODON, BLOOD BROTHERS). The final track listing ...

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LABRAT Rejoined By Singer ROB MCAUSLAN

After one year of working with vocalists Jamie Farrell and Martin Ives, Britain's LABRAT have made the decision to part ways with the dynamic duo and recall the services of former frontman Rob McAuslan. The decision to let Ives and Farrell go was made just before the band set off on a U.K. tour with ...

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Drummer MORTEN TOFT HANSEN Leaves HATESPHERE

Drummer Morten Toft Hansen has left Danish death-thrashers HATESPHERE in order to focus all his time and energy on RAUNCHY. "I would like to thank the guys in HATESPHERE for all the fun we had together, especially the tour with THE HAUNTED and MASTODON," Morten said in a statement. "I would also like to thank ...

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SOILENT GREEN Revamp Lineup, Commence Work On New Material

New Orleans-based SOILENT GREEN have added a second guitarist and bassist in the form of Tony White and Scott Crochet, respectively. The band are currently writing new material and hope to enter the studio before the end of the year to record a new full-length album, tentatively due in early 2004. Upcoming SOILENT GREEN tour ...

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HATESPHERE Re-Sign With SCARLET RECORDS

Danish death-thrashers HATESPHERE, featuring RAUNCHY drummer Morten Toft Hansen, have re-signed with Italy's Scarlet Records for one more CD. "We received a lot of nice contract offers from a lot of big record companies, but in the end, we decided to stay on Scarlet for one more record," the group said in an official statement. ...

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THE HAUNTED, MASTODON, HATESPHERE To Tour Europe

THE HAUNTED, MASTODON and HATESPHERE will team up for a European tour in April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 01 – Odense - Rytmeposten, DEN Apr. 02 - The Baroeg - Rotterdam, NETH Apr. 03 - Vera - Groningen, NETH Apr. 04 - Biebob - Vosselar, BEL Apr. 05 - Afterclub - Nancy/Amnev, FRA ...

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MASTODON, CEPHALIC CARNAGE To Team Up For NORTH AMERICAN CONTAMINATION TOUR 2003

Atlanta quartet MASTODON, Denver's CEPHALIC CARNAGE, Santa Barbara's UPHILL BATTLE and Philadelphia's DYSRHYTHMIA will team up for the "North American Contamination Tour 2003", a 22-city national trek comprised completely of acts on Relapse Records' burgeoning roster. The three-week jaunt will be sponsored by Revolver magazine and is scheduled to kick off May 2nd at the ...

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NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL: Lineup Announced!

SUPERJOINT RITUAL, MESHUGGAH, THE HAUNTED, SUFFOCATION and LAMB OF GOD are among the artists scheduled to appear at this year's New England Metal And Hardcore Festival, set to take place on May 16-17 at the Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts. The compete lineup for the fesatival is as follows: Friday, May 16 (3:00 p.m. doors): OPETH ...

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DARKANE To Make Live Debut In UK, Japan

Sweden's DARKANE will make their live debut in UK and Japan in November. Support at the UK dates will come from CRIMINAL and DESCENT while the Japanese tour will include MASTODON and HIGH ON FIRE. The details are as follows: Nov. 11 – Cardiff, UK - Clwb Ifor Bach Nov. 12 – London, UK - ...

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