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ARCH ENEMY Guitarist Schedules Appearances At FRANKFURT MUSIK MESSE

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott has scheduled a signing sessions at the Frankfurt Musik Messe in Germany, Europe's largest international trade fair for musical instruments, music software and computer hardware, sheet music and accessories. Amott comments: "It's going to be a blast coming down to Germany for the weekend, check out gear, meet fans and ...

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ZYKLON To Team Up With BLOOD TSUNAMI For U.K. Tour

ZYKLON, the Norwegian band featuring EMPEROR members Samoth (guitar) and Trym (drums), will team up with BLOOD TSUNAMI (the Oslo, Norway-based thrash metal band featuring drummer Bård G. Eithun, a.k.a. Faust; SCUM, ABORYM, ex-EMPEROR) and DEAD BEYOND BURIED for a U.K. tour in May. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 08 - London Underworld May ...

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PAUL STANLEY Unmasked

Nine's "Today" entertainment correspondent Richard Wilkins caught up with KISS frontman Paul Stanley to talk about his upcoming Australian tour, taking the "Rock Star: Supernova" house band to back him, his love for Australia, and his family. Watch the segment, which originally aired yesterday (Tuesday, March 7), at MSN.com. As previously reported, Wentworth ...

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MANNTIS Completing Work On New Demo

Vocalist Jake Sirokman of the Southern California quintet MANNTIS has issued the following update: "We are locking down new material and polishing up a three-song demo that should be done sometime next week. Other then this we are playing some local shows and trying the new jams out live. We plan on hitting the West ...

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FIREWIND Guitarist Issues Post-European Tour Update

Greek melodic metal outfit FIREWIND has just completed a European tour with ANGRA and POWER QUEST. Commented guitarist Gus G.: "The tour with ANGRA and POWER QUEST has been another fantastic experience! The French leg was amazing and we were stunned by how many FIREWIND fans showed up at all gigs. The Spanish and Portuguese ...

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TOMMY LEE Talks With NINE's 'Today'; Video Available

Nine's "Today" entertainment correspondent Richard Wilkins caught up with MÖTLEY CRÜE and ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA drummer Tommy Lee at his Hollywood Hills home to talk about his solo career, upcoming tour of Australia with ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA, what his neighbors think of his hard rock house parties, and how he and ex-wife Pamela Anderson allowed ...

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DEW-SCENTED Working On 'That's Why I Despise You' Video

German high-energy thrashers DEW-SCENTED are currently working with acclaimed director Patric Ullaeus (LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR) on a video for their new song "That's Why I Despise You". Due on April 3 in North America (March 30 in Germany, April 2 in the rest of Europe) via Nuclear Blast Records, DEW-SCENTED's new album, ...

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Former DIO Guitarist TRACY G Seeks Singer For GOADED Project

Former DIO/WWIII guitarist Tracy G has left EPIC and is currently putting together a new version of the band GOADED. Tracy is seeking a lead singer in the PANTERA/GODSMACK vein but "with his own style." All submissions should be sent to: Goaded P.O. Box 3882 Industry CA 91744 or call (626) 821-3142 In other news, ...

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NIGHTRAGE: 'Scathing' Video Posted Online

Swedish/Greek death metal outfit NIGHTRAGE has posted its video for the track "Scathing" at YouTube.com. The clip was shot last month in Athens, Greece. The track comes off the group's third album, "A New Disease Is Born", due in North America on April 17. The CD was recorded at Hansen studios in Ribe, ...

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FIREWIND: New Video To Debut On 'Headbanger's Ball' This Weekend

FIREWIND's new video for the track "Falling To Pieces" is set to make its "Headbanger's Ball" debut on MTV2 this Saturday night at 10PM EST/7PM PST. The clip was shot by acclaimed director Patric Ullaeus (LACUNA COIL, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR), and the track comes from the Greek metal powerhouse's highly acclaimed new album, "Allegiance", ...

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NINE INCH NAILS: 'Year Zero' Track Listing Revealed

NINE INCH NAILS has revealed the complete track listing for its new album, "Year Zero", due on April 17. It is as follows: 01. Hyperpower! 02. The Beginning of the End 03. Survivalism 04. The Good Soldier 05. Vessel 06. Me, I'm Not 07. Capital G 08. My Violent Heart 09. The Warning 10. God ...

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ARCH ENEMY Guitarist Reports On NAMM, South American Tour

ARCH ENEMY guitarist Michael Amott has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Myself and Daniel Erlandsson [drums] traveled to sunny California last month and spent a few days at the NAMM convention. We had a wail of time hanging out and doing the NAMM thing! "So I met a lot of ...

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NIGHTRAGE Announces New Guitarist

Swedish/Greek death metal outfit NIGHTRAGE has announced the addition of guitarist Constantine to the group's ranks. Constantine hails from Athens, Greece and is said to be "a really talented guitarist" who "is willing to give everything for NIGHTRAGE. For more information on Constantine, visit his MySpace page. As previously reported, a brand new ...

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BLOOD TSUNAMI: Album Track Posted Online

BLOOD TSUNAMI, the Oslo, Norway-based thrash metal band featuring drummer Bård G. Eithun (a.k.a. Faust; SCUM, ABORYM, ex-EMPEROR), has posted a new song, entitled "Evil Unleashed", at this location. The track comes off the group's upcoming debut album, "Thrash Metal", due on March 19 via Nocturnal Art Productions. The CD was recorded at ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Guitarist Slams BLABBERMOUTH.NET 'Sh*t-Talkers'

Guitarist Phil Fasciana of the veteran Florida-based extreme metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION has slammed the BLABBERMOUTH.NET detractors who have bashed the group for inviting SLIPKNOT guitarist Mick Thomson to make a guest appearance on the upcoming MALEVOLENT CREATION album, "Doomsday X". In a statement sent to BLABBERMOUTH.NET earlier today, Fasciana wrote, "After reading some ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION: New Album To Include Guest Appearance By SLIPKNOT Guitarist

Veteran Florida-based extreme metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION have completed work on their tenth full-length album, "Doomsday X", at Mercury Recording Studios in Pompano Beach, Florida for an early summer release via Nuclear Blast Records. "Recording sessions went very well and the band is very satisfied with the new material!" the group writes in a press release. ...

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VINTERSORG: New Album Release Date, Cover Artwork Revealed

VINTERSORG, the Swedish band led by BORKNAGAR frontman Andreas Hedlund (a.k.a. Vintersorg), will release its new album, "Solens Rötter" (English translation: "The Origin of the Sun") on April 27 in Europe and May 22 in the U.S. via Napalm Records. The CD was mixed at Ballerina Audio with the engineer Nils Johansson. Songtitles set to ...

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NIGHTRAGE: New Song Posted Online

A brand new song from the Swedish/Greek death metal outfit NIGHTRAGE, entitled "Scathing", has been posted online at the Lifeforce Records MySpace page. The track comes off the group's third album, "A New Disease Is Born", due in North America on April 17. The CD was recorded at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark ...

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NIGHTRAGE To Film 'Scathing' Video In Greece

Bassist Henric Carlsson of the Swedish/Greek death metal outfit NIGHTRAGE has issued the following update: "Next weekend we are going to Athens to record the first video for our new album. The song that has been chosen is 'Scathing'. A fast thrashy piece of heavy riffing and great melodies, all captured in one song. The ...

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FIREWIND Guitarist Comments On NAMM Appearance

The brand new album, "Allegiance", from the Greek metal powerhouse FIREWIND was released today in the U.S. and features the young guitar phenomenon known as Gus G. (ex-DREAM EVIL, NIGHTRAGE, MYSTIC PROPHECY, ARCH ENEMY). Gus — who turned heads with his stunning "Betcha Can't Play This" feature in Guitar World, while Total Guitar magazine hailed ...

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Finland's SEAR To Release Sophomore Album In March

Finnish extreme metallers SEAR will release their second full-length album, "Lamentations of Destruction", on March 7 in Finland, March 9 in G/A/S (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) and March 5 in the rest of the world via Dynamic Arts Records. The CD was recorded last fall/early winter at Studio Ruho and was mixed at Studio Dauntless, and ...

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NIGHTRAGE Added To Polish Mini-Festival

Swedish/Greek death metal outfit NIGHTRAGE has been added to the upcoming mini-festival that will take place at Stodola Club in Warsaw, Poland on February 12. This very special event, which will feature additional performances by VADER, SOLITUDE AETURNUS and ONSLAUGHT, will be recorded for future DVD release. As previously reported, NIGHTRAGE has finalized the track ...

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NIGHTRAGE: 'A New Disease Is Born' Track Listing Finalized

Swedish/Greek death metal outfit NIGHTRAGE has finalized the track listing for upcoming Lifeforce Records debut (third album overall), "A New Disease Is Born", due in North America on April 17. The CD was recorded at Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, MERCENARY, FEAR MY THOUGHTS, HEAVEN SHALL BURN). "A New Disease ...

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