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GIGANTOUR: Fargo Show Canceled

According to InFargo.com, the Gigantour 2013 concert scheduled for Sunday, August 4 at the Scheels Arena in Fargo, North Dakota has been canceled "due to circumstance beyond our control," arena officials announced Friday afternoon. Refunds will be available beginning Monday, August 5. Tickets purchased through Ticketmaster online or over the phone will be ...

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RIVAL SONS Parts Ways With Bassist ROBIN EVERHART

Long Beach rock 'n' roll band RIVAL SONS has announced the departure of bassist Robin Everhart. Friend and associate David Beste will take up bass duties for Jugendfest and Parkenfest Norway, plus the upcoming U.S. tour including dates with Sammy Hagar beginning August 20. RIVAL SONS wishes Robin all the best and they are excited ...

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BUTCHER BABIES Interviewed On Alabama's WLJS-FM (Video)

Jacksonville, Alabama radio station WLJS-FM (91.9 FM) conducted an interview with BUTCHER BABIES at a recent stop on this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. BUTCHER BABIES' debut album, "Goliath", sold around 3,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position ...

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BUTCHER BABIES Interviewed By SOUNDCRAVE MAGAZINE (Video)

Soundcrave Magazine conducted an interview with Carla Harvey and Heidi Shepherd of BUTCHER BABIES on July 19 at the Camden, New Jersey stop of this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. You can now watch the chat below. BUTCHER BABIES' debut album, "Goliath", sold around 3,300 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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ORBWEAVER To Release New EP This Week

Miami psychedelic noise conjurers ORBWEAVER are readying the release of their "Strange Transmissions From The Neuralnomicon" EP. A maniacal journey through modulating realities, the five-track mind eraser was recorded at Miami's Pinecrust Studios with Jonathan Nunez of TORCHE at the controls and mixed/mastered with Brian Elliott at Mana Recording Studios (HATE ETERNAL, CANNIBAL CORPSE, GOATWHORE, ...

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SHADOWS FALL's JASON BITTNER: Video Footage Of Chicago Clinic

Video footage of Jason Bittner's (SHADOWS FALL) July 19 clinic at Guitar Center in Chicago, Illinois can be seen below. SHADOWS FALL tapped Willis Mathiasen of 2CENTS to sit behind the drums for some of their shows at the end of 2012 while Bittner received treatment for acute pancreatitis. Bittner rejoined his bandmates on stage ...

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NEWSTED: Entire Debut Album Available For Streaming

"Heavy Metal Music", the debut album from NEWSTED — the new band featuring former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist Jason Newsted and STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok — can be streamed in its entirety in the YouTube clip below. The CD will be released on August 6 in North America via Chophouse Records/Collective Sounds ...

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ANTHRAX Featuring JON DONAIS, JON DETTE: Istanbul Fan-Filmed Video Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of ANTHRAX's July 26 performance at Inönü Stadyumu in Istanbul, Turkey as the support act for IRON MAIDEN can be seen below. ANTHRAX's current touring lineup includes SHADOWS FALL guitarist Jon Donais, who has been touring with ANTHRAX since Rob Caggiano's departure in January, and former TESTAMENT/SLAYER and current ANIMETAL USA drummer ...

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MEGADETH Bassist's Behind-The-Scenes Look At 'Gigantour' In Edmonton

MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has uploaded behind-the-scenes footage from the July 26 Gigantour stop at the the Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Check out the clip below. This year's edition of Gigantour, the critically acclaimed package festival founded in 2005 by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine, features headliners MEGADETH, along with BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, DEVICE, ...

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BUTCHER BABIES: Why We Ditched The Nipple-Tape Look

Artisan News recently spoke to Carla Harvey and Heidi Shepherd of BUTCHER BABIES about their decision to ditch the nipple-tape look during their live performances. "A lot of people ask why we stopped," Heidi said. "We got tired of it. We did it for about five or six years. "A lot of people didn't know ...

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LOCRIAN: 'Exiting The Hall Of Vapor And Light' Video Released

"Exiting The Hall Of Vapor And Light", the new video from the experimental, dark ambient/noise trio LOCRIAN, can be seen below. The clip is an abstract interpretation directed by George Moore of the instrumental track that appears on the band's new new album, "Return To Annihilation", which was released on June 25 via Relapse Records. ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM: New Audio Interview With MICHAEL GILBERT

Aniruddh "Andrew" Bansal of GuitarWorld.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist Michael Gilbert of Arizona metal veterans FLOTSAM AND JETSAM. You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. FLOTSAM AND JETSAM will play a special concert at the Keep It True XVII festival, set to take place April 25-26, 2014 at ...

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NEWSTED Mainman Discusses 'Twisted Tail Of The Comet' Track (Video)

A two-minute video of former METALLICA, VOIVOD and FLOTSAM AND JETSAM bassist and current NEWSTED frontman Jason Newsted talking about the NEWSTED song "Twisted Tail Of The Comet" can be seen below. The track comes off NEWSTED's debut album, "Heavy Metal Music", which will be released on August 6 in North America via Chophouse Records/Collective ...

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'Hair I Go Again' Documentary: New Trailer Posted Online

A new two-minute trailer for the forthcoming "Hair I Go Again" "documentary" can be seen below. Film synopsis: "The year was 1985. Thousands of miles away from the sonic debauchery of the Sunset Strip, a group of teenage friends shared aspirations of glam rock grandeur. Rising from the ashes of countless garage jams and taking ...

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