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HELMET: More Australian Tour Dates Announced

HELMET will embark on a short tour of Australia in March. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 23 - Byron Bay, AUS - Great Northern Mar. 24 - Brisbane, AUS - Overcranked Festival Mar. 27 - Sydney, AUS - Gaelic Club Mar. 29 - Melbourne, AUS - Hi Fi Bar Mar. 30 - Perth, AUS ...

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DIECAST To Guest On This Weekend's 'Headbanger's Ball'

DIECAST will be the featured guests on "Headbanger's Ball" this Saturday, January 6 on MTV2 at 10:00 p.m. EST/7:00 p.m. PST. Be sure to tune in to hear what Paul Stoddard (vocals) and Kirk Kolaitis (guitars) have to say about their new album and upcoming touring plans. DIECAST kicks off 2007 with a monstrous 10-week ...

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GWAR Frontman Doles Out Holiday Bonuses

Blender.com has uploaded a video clip of GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus taking part in the site's "Spend Our Money" feature. "[We] gave Oderus $100... he decided to try to buy crack for the crew and opening bands," explains Blender.com's Joe Knaus. "Too bad it turned out to be fake." Watch the clip at

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HELMET: More California Dates Announced

HELMET has lined up the following dates in California: Jan. 09 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah Jan. 16 - Sacramento, CA @ The Boardwalk Jan. 17 - San Francisco, CA @ Slim's Jan. 20 - San Luis Obispo, CA @ Downtown Brew Jan. 31 - Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour Feb. 01 - Los ...

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HELMET: California Dates Announced

HELMET has lined up the following dates: Jan. 07 - Glass House - Pomona, CA Jan. 31 - Troubadour - West Hollywood, CA Feb. 01 - Troubadour - West Hollywood, CA As previously reported, HELMET's new video for "Monochrome", filmed by director David Brodsky (GWAR, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, THE RED CHORD) of MyGoodEye and featuring ...

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MUNICIPAL WASTE Frontman Performing On Crutches

Crossover thrash merchants MUNICIPAL WASTE have just finished their mammouth country wide USA tour with GWAR. For a band who are so energetic and crazy — using bodyboards, blowups and wizards — the tour hasn't been without its misshaps. Tony Foresta, singer of MUNICIPAL WASTE, said this about an incident with a bodyboard in New ...

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GWAR, MUNICIPAL WASTE Members Featured In 'Anti-Christmas Special'

Metal Injection has just uploaded its 2006 "Anti-Christmas Special" taking a look at what happens when people take Christmas a little too far. The special also features a brutal rendition of the 12 "metal" days of Christmas, which features cameos from members of GWAR, MUNICIPAL WASTE, THE RED CHORD, ION DISSONANCE, NORMA JEAN, BETWEEN THE ...

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CLUTCH To Take Part In WALTER SALB Memorial Concert

CLUTCH will take part in a memorial concert for Walter Salb (CLUTCH drummer Jean-Paul Gaster's drum teacher) on January 7, 2007 at El Boqueron II in Rockville, MD. Proceeds from the event will go to the Walter Salb Scholarship Fund. Click here for flyer and details. A Washington Post article on Walter can ...

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CLUTCH: New Music Posted Online

A brand new CLUTCH song, entitled "Power Player", can be heard on DRT Entertainment's inaugural podcast, dubbed DRTcast. The 40-minute podcast also features an exclusive interview with Oderus Urungus of GWAR as well as music from SOIL, 36 CRAZYFISTS, STREET DOGS, ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER, GWAR and POWERMAN 5000. Download it at this location. CLUTCH ...

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DIECAST Prepares To Hit The Road With SEVENDUST

DIECAST will kick off 2007 with a monstrous 10-week U.S. tour alongside SEVENDUST and BLOODSIMPLE, which kicks off Feb. 7. Look for tour dates to be announced early next year. They will also join SEVENDUST and REVELATION THEORY for a special 98 Rock-sponsored New Year's Eve show in Tampa, FL. This week, the group wraps ...

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GWAR Interview To Air On SIRIUS Tomorrow

GWAR's Oderus Urungus and Beefcake The Mighty will be interviewed on Sirius Satellite Radio's "Hard Attack" on Wednesday, December 20 at 8:00 p.m. ET. Repeat broadcasts are scheduled for Thursday, December 28 at 3:00 p.m. ET and Monday, January 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET. A press release announcing the show reads as follows: "Journey to ...

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GWAR: Monthly Fanzine Relaunched

Mind Control Monthly, the GWAR fanzine, has been resurrected by the people behind BohabCentral.com, and will launch with its first issue on January 10, 2007. A subscription will be required in order to receive the issue. However, to commemorate the re-birth of the Mind Control Monthly, a special "pre-issue #0" has just been released for ...

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HELMET Added To GUNS N' ROSES Tour

HELMET will support GUNS N' ROSES on the following dates: Dec. 01 - Ames, IA - Hilton Coliseum Dec. 02 - Minneapolis, MN - Target Center Dec. 04 - Winnipeg, MB - MTS Centre Dec. 06 - Calgary, AB - Pengrowth Saddledome Dec. 07 - Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place Dec. 10 - Everett, WA ...

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AMON AMARTH Frontman Setting New Goals

Dawn of TheMetalWeb.com recently conducted an interview with AMON AMARTH frontman Johan Hegg. A few excerpts from the chat follow: TheMetalWeb.com: The band decided to use a new studio and producer for the new release, "With Oden On Our Side". It was stated in your press release by Olavi, that the band felt ...

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GWAR Action Figures Now Available

Four brand new GWAR action figures, developed by Shocker Toys, are currently available for pre-order via BigBadToyStore.com. Each toy is 7 inches tall and is available for $15.99 apiece or $44.99 for a set of three. GWAR is a satirical thrash metal/punk band formed in 1985-1986 by a group of artists and musicians ...

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DISARRAY Completes Work On Fifth Album

Tennessee metallers DISARRAY have announced the track listing for their upcoming fifth album, "Edge Of My Demise", to be released on the band's own Inner V.O.I.D. label: 01. Destroy Me 02. Punishment For Being Born 03. Edge Of My Demise 04. Breaking Point 05. It's About Time 06. Severed Ties 07. Observance Of Human Error ...

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GOD FORBID Cancels Canadian Tour

GOD FORBID has canceled its week-long Canadian trek as direct support to PROTEST THE HERO. Their only remaining show for 2006 will be a headlining performance in Levittown, NY at Club Ritual on December 8. GOD FORBID will return to the road in 2007 to annihilate the masses headlining the Revolver-sponsored "Chains of Humanity" tour ...

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GOD FORBID Seeks Material For 'Chains Of Humanity' Video

GOD FORBID has teamed up with video production company MyGoodEye to work on a special video for the song "Chains of Humanity" in celebration of their upcoming headlining tour with the same name. The video will be comprised of footage and photos spanning their entire career, and will help launch GFTV, which is an upcoming ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Joins GWAR At Vancouver Concert

Fans at last night's GWAR concert at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver B.C. received a treat when Devin Townsend joined the band for two songs during their hour-and-a-half set. According to one concertgoer, Devin "supplied vocals and was wielding a massive axe for one of the songs. The crowd went crazy for the hometown legend." ...

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GOD FORBID To Embark On Canadian Tour

Early next month GOD FORBID will embark on a weeklong Canadian trek as direct support to PROTEST THE HERO, which will be their most extensive run of this country yet. The tour kicks off on Dec. 9 and wraps up on Dec. 16 and will be preceded by a GOD FORBID headlining show in Levittown, ...

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GWAR Frontman Checks In

GWAR frontman Oderus Urungus has issued the following update: "LISTEN UP! It is I, ME! ODERUS OF GWAR. First off, it may please you to know I have liberated the 'cavemen' from that insurance commercial, and brought them to Antarctica to live with GWAR. I mean, they had suffered enough humiliation, especially when you consider ...

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HELMET: New 'Monochrome' Video Posted Online

HELMET's new video for "Monochrome", filmed by director David Brodsky (GWAR, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, THE RED CHORD) of MyGoodEye and featuring clips from the "Saw III" movie, has been posted online at YouTube.com. "Monochrome" is featured on the "Saw III" soundtrack, which came out this past Tuesday (Oct. 24) via Warcon Enterprises. HELMET ...

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