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BACKDRAFT Seek New Label Home

Sweden's "most bearded" rockers BACKDRAFT, who were recently rejoined by original singer Jonas Åhlén, are currently looking for a new label home. Guitarist Rob The Slob comments: "We have been workin very hard lately. Jonas has shown to us that he can deliver, and the new album is going to be amazing! We have discovered ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Making Progress With Animated Film

Launch Radio Networks reports: Rob Zombie's second effort as a feature film director, "The Devil's Rejects", arrives on DVD today (Tuesday, November 8) in a special edition packed with extras, including a two-and-a-half hour documentary on the making of the movie. While Zombie has not yet announced what his next live-action feature will be, he's ...

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DIECAST Check In From AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE Tour

DIECAST are currently in the midst of a massive U.S. tour as the support act for AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE (other opening bands on the trek are BLEED THE SKY and INDEX CASE). The group just wrapped up a highly-successful run with ILL NINO and also shot a new video for the track "These Days" with ...

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Holy Hell - ROB ROCK

Thanks to labels like SPV and Candlelight, albums like "Holy Hell" that would have once been consigned to import purgatory are seeing the light of day in the USA (albeit months after their release elsewhere). And thank the metal gods for it! Former IMPELLITTERI and AXEL RUDI PELL vocal powerhouse Rob Rock follows in the ...

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ROB ROCK, NARNIA To Team Up For Tour

Powerhouse heavy metal vocalist Rob Rock's (ex-IMPELLITTERI, DRIVER, JOSHUA) official web site has been updated with the following message: "After the very successful double headlining festival date at Metalfest in Germany, ROB ROCK and [Sweden's] NARNIA have decided to offer this double headlining tour package to all promoters, festival organizers and concert promoters worldwide. This ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, DANZIG, H.I.M. Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, WHITESNAKE, ANGRA Venue: Arena Skol City/State: Sao Paulo, Brazil Date: Sept. 9, 2005 Attendance: 22,654 Capacity: 35,000 Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, WHITESNAKE Venue: Claro Hall City/State: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Date: Sept. 8, 2005 Attendance: ...

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INDEX CASE: More Dates Added To Tour With AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE

Iowa-based metal/hard rock act INDEX CASE, the first signing to Tim King (SOIL) and Rob Such's (TWELFTH GATE) Mortal Music/Platform Records (via Fontana/Universal distribution), have announced more tour dates for their current tour with AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE. Other supporting bands include DIECAST and BLEED THE SKY. Remaining dates are as follows: Nov. 05 - Columbus, ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Drummer To Embark On Drum-Clinic Tour

ROB ZOMBIE/ex-ALICE COOPER drummer Tommy Clufetos will be embarking on a Sonor Drums-sponsored drum clinic tour beginning in mid-November. The details are as follows: Nov. 13 - Pocono Music – Broadheadsville, PA Tel.: 570-992-0105 Nov 14 - Playground Music - Fort Walton Beach, FL Tel.: 850-243-2514 Nov. 15 - Birmingham Music Center - Birmingham, AL ...

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WINTERTHRALL Part Ways With Guitarist, Seek Replacement

WINTERTHRALL, the Orange County, California-based doom/death metal project featuring drummer Rob Alaniz (NOCTUARY, ex-RISE, EVILDEAD), guitarist/vocalist Steve Nelson (NOCTUARY) and bassist Ruben Lugo, have posted the following message on their official web site: "It's been a crazy past couple of months. Some big changes have happened, so without further ado… "The good news: As you ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC: If It Ain't Broke…

DRY KILL LOGIC have announced that they will once again be working with producers Eddie Wohl and Rob Caggiano (CRADLE OF FILTH, ANTHRAX) of Scrap 60 on their upcoming album, tentatively due next spring. "This will be our third record with them; we've been working with them since 2000, and through all the fads and ...

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LEATHERWOLF Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Legendary Southern California metal stalwarts LEATHERWOLF, whose current lineup includes vocalist Wade Black (ex-CRIMSON GLORY, SEVEN WITCHES), have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 23-24, 2006 in Balingen, Germany. Also scheduled to appear at the festival are FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, EUROPE, VICTORY, L.A. GUNS, ...

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CONTEMPT: 'In Venom' Video Posted Online

Danish power thrashers CONTEMPT have uploaded a video for the track "In Venom", from their forthcoming album "Death from Below", at this location. CONTEMPT are currently negotiating a new record deal, having parted ways with Diamond Records (founded by longtime KING DIAMOND/MERCYFUL FATE manager Ole Bang), the company that released the group's debut ...

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KORN To Perform On 'Saturday Night Live'

According to a posting by KORN frontman Jonathan Davis on his ButtSexCrips.com web site, KORN will be performing on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" in support of their upcoming album, "See You on the Other Side", due on December 6 via Virgin Records. An exact air date for KORN's appearance on "SNL" has yet to be ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: 'Hellbilly Deluxe - Deluxe Edition' Details Revealed

ROB ZOMBIE's 1998 macabre masterpiece "Hellbilly Deluxe: 13 Tales Of Cadaverous Cavorting Inside The Spookshow International" debuted in the Top 5 and was a certified triple platinum smash. A realization of his vision of the darkside — a mix of classic horror films and sleazy pop culture, creativity and extremity — "Hellbilly Deluxe" was a ...

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Horror Feels Right At Home In ROB ZOMBIE's House

Diana McKeon Charkalis of USA Today has issued the following report: Inside the Zombie house, a wooden electric chair with leather straps sits by the front door. A full suit of armor stands nearby. There's even a stuffed white mouse resting on an entryway table. But when a visitor comments that their Halloween ...

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'Ozzfest 10th Anniversary' DVD/CD Details Revealed

Die-hard heavy metal fans (and those who are just plain curious) now have the opportunity to take a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the longest-running rock tour in history with the DVD and bonus live CD release, "Ozzfest 10th Anniversary". Celebrating its decade anniversary on the road, this DVD brings fans up close and personal to what ...

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KORN: First U.S. Date Unveiled

Launch Radio Networks reports: The first of several selected KORN performances this fall has been posted at Pollstar.com. It will take place on December 16 in Miami, Florida, where the band will join that night's stop of the Masters Of Horror tour, featuring MUDVAYNE, SEVENDUST, 10 YEARS and BOBAFLEX. More KORN shows are expected to ...

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