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HORROR HIGH Signs Distribution Deal With CAROLINE

Horror High, LLC has announced that it has entered into an exclusive North American distribution deal with Caroline. The multi-year deal will include both digital and physical distribution within the U.S. and Canada. "We are very excited about our new relationship with Caroline," Horror High, LLC CEO Jon Nelson states. "We have worked with both ...

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POWERMAN 5000 To Release New Album This Year

POWERMAN 5000 has posted the following message on its MySpace page: "Considering the band's track record of putting out CDs once every three years it seems hard to believe that, yes, we will put out a new disc in 2007!! It's all just beginning to develop and the wheres, whos and whats are to be ...

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WEDNESDAY 13 Continuing Work On 'Weirdo-A-Go-Go' Show

Former MURDERDOLLS frontman WEDNESDAY 13 has issued the following update: "Wednesday and the band returned home from their seven-week tour overseas on May 3rd. "We had already started setting up the U.S tour with THE 69 EYES before that tour ended — which meant more upcoming rehearsals, creating new merch and getting everything together for ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To Perform At DIMEBAG Hollywood's RockWalk Induction

May 17, 2007 marks the day of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's induction into Hollywood's RockWalk, the only sidewalk gallery dedicated to honoring those artists who have made a significant impact and lasting contribution to the growth and evolution of rock 'n' roll. A bronze bust of Abbott will be unveiled during the ceremony and later installed ...

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THE FAMILY VALUES TOUR 2007 Dates Announced

The much-anticipated return of The Family Values Tour, co-headlined by KORN and EVANESCENCE, will commence on July 20 in St. Louis and close out the summer on September 2 in sunny California. With a line-up including ATREYU, FLYLEAF, HELLYEAH, and TRIVIUM, the tour is poised to be the biggest and best Family Values Tour in ...

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POWERMAN 5000: U.S. Dates Announced

POWERMAN 5000 has scheduled the following tour dates during the coming months: Jul. 17 - Flagstaff, AZ @ Orpheum Theater Jul. 18 - San Marcos, CA @ Jumping Turtle Jul. 19 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Theatre Jul. 20 - Fresno, CA @ Belmont Jul. 21 - Modesto, CA @ Downtown Modesto Jul. 23 ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Bassist Putting Finishing Touches On Solo Debut

ROB ZOMBIE/ex-AMEN/WEDNESDAY 13 bassist Matt Montgomery (a.k.a. Piggy D.) is putting the finishing touches on his debut solo album, tenatively titled "The Evacuation Plan". Piggy enlisted Dave Spreng (VALIENT THOR, DAMONE) to handle the engineering/co-production duties. "Dave is a song guy, he has great ear for what works and what doesn't he is really helping ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS A 'Guitar Hero' Convert

Launch Radio Networks reports: You would think a video game in which players use a guitar would have no appeal to a professional musician, but for KORN lead singer Jonathan Davis, that's just not the case. Davis told Launch he's become addicted to Guitar Hero, a video game that asks participants to play along in ...

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VINNIE PAUL: New Audio Interview Posted Online

The latest episode of the "Talking Metal" podcast features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Vinnie Paul of HELLYEAH. Interview topics include the 2007 Family Values Tour, HELLYEAH's setlist, recording in Dimebag's studio, PANTERA's influence on metal, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, the upcoming Little Kids Rock benefit, Cleatas, REBEL MEETS REBEL, and Big ...

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WEDNESDAY 13: Setlist, Photos From Amsterdam DVD Shoot Available

WEDNESDAY 13 — the namesake band of the former frontman of the MURDERDOLLS — filmed its sold-out concert last night (Friday, April 6) at the Melkweg in Amsterdam, The Netherlands for a forthcoming DVD. Support came from the Sweden-based rock 'n' rollers MARYSLIM and Finland's THE 69 EYES. A number of high-quality photos from this ...

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THROWDOWN To Headline WARPED TOUR's Ernie Ball Stage

Orange County, CA-based band THROWDOWN will headline the Ernie Ball stage all summer long on this year's Vans Warped Tour. "We did about five dates on the Ernie Ball stage last year and we were really happy with how amazing they were," said singer Dave Peters. "A lot of our fans turned out last year ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: NICK CATANESE, J.D. DESERVIO Audio Interviews Posted Online

Part three of "Talking Metal"'s special BLACK LABEL SOCIETY coverage contains interviews host John Ostronomy conducted with guitarist Nick Catanese, bassist John "J.D." DeServio, and BLS family members, including "Big Nick" Catanese and Pat "The Kat" DeServio. Interview topics include Nick Catanese's recent engagement, Johnny Cash, Paul Stanley, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, Tony Iommi, Zakk Wylde, Ozzy ...

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POWERMAN 5000: European Tour Dates Announced

POWERMAN 5000 has scheduled the following European tour dates: May 18 - The Palace - Tamworth UK May 19 - Underground - London UK May 20 - Teeside University - Middlesborough UK May 21 - Buttermarket - Shrewsbury UK May 22 - Peel - Kingston UK May 23 - Nexus - Southampton UK May 25 ...

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THE AUTUMN OFFERING Launches Vocalist Search

Daytona Beach, Florida's THE AUTUMN OFFERING is actively seeking a replacement for departing vocalist Dennis Miller. The band has issued the following statement: "We are now taking submissions for a new singer. If you think you got what it takes and have touring experience, send both audio and video of yourself to: The Autumn Offering ...

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The Dead Live by Love - MENDEED

It seems that Scotland's MENDEED have been making quite a buzz with their melody-laced Swedish-inflected thrash and semi-metalcore. As I have not heard 2006's "The War Will Last Forever", I cannot determine whether the hype is justified, based on that album alone. Instead, the focus will be on the soon to be released "The Dead ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Performs ALICE IN CHAINS, PANTERA With METAL SKOOL

Former PANTERA/current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo joined the '80s metal/hard rock tribute band METAL SKOOL last night (Monday, February 26) at the Key club in Hollywood, California for renditions of ALICE IN CHAINS' "Man in the Box" and PANTERA's "Walk". Other guests at the show included Marq Torien from the BULLETBOYS, David Draiman (DISTURBED) and ...

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OZZFEST 2007...FOR FREE

"This will change everybody's impression of the way touring in the summer in America should be." -- Sharon Osbourne Imagine a day of wall-to-wall hard rock. Imagine the world's greatest headliner sharing a bill with cutting edge new artists. Imagine if this brass-knuckled beast was hellbent on coming to your town. Imagine this earth-pounding event...FOR ...

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WEDNESDAY 13: More European Tour Dates Announced

WEDNESDAY 13 (ex-MURDERDOLLS) will embark on a European headlining tour in late March. Support at the German dates will come from Finland's THE 69 EYES. The details are as follows: Mar. 20 - England Norwich Waterfront Mar. 21 - England Bristol Academy Mar. 22 - England Brighton Concorde 2 Mar. 23 - England Oxford Zodiac ...

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POWERMAN 5000: Tour Dates Announced

POWERMAN 5000 has lined up the following tour dates: Mar. 09 - Traverse City, MI - Streeters Mar. 10 - Flint, MI - The Machine Shope Mar. 11 - Louisville, KY - Headliner's Music Hall Mar. 12 - Columbia, MO - Blue Note Mar. 14 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's Down Under Mar. 15 - ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD DVD Due In The Spring

AVENGED SEVENFOLD has issued the following update: "I'm sure you've heard the rumor that an AVENGED SEVENFOLD DVD is in the works and will be released some time this year. Well, I'm here to set the record straight and let you know there IS DEFINITELY going to be an AVENGED SEVENFOLD DVD out THIS SPRING, ...

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WEDNESDAY 13: Tulsa Show Cancelled

WEDNESDAY 13's (ex-MURDERDOLLS) concert in Tulsa, Oklahona, scheduled for tonight (Tuesday, January 16) has been cancelled by the promoter. No further information is currently available. Wednesday 13 last month began filming a new video project. The show, entitled "Weirdo A-Go-Go", will feature the campy and morbid sense of humor that any fans of Wednesday 13 ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Members Guest On New GOOD CHARLOTTE Single

AVENGED SEVENFOLD's M. Shadows and Synyster Gates have collaborated with GOOD CHARLOTTE on "The River", the first single from GOOD CHARLOTTE's upcoming fourth studio album, "Good Morning Revival". "We've been friends with AVENGED for a long time. This wasn't planned, but it ended up working out," GOOD CHARLOTTE singer Joel Madden said in a statement. ...

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