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SWORN ENEMY Recording New Album 'Maniacal' With All-Star Cast

Taking their sound to raised levels of brutality, SWORN ENEMY are currently recording their new album that will be released this fall through Abacus Recordings. Since SWORN ENEMY formed in 1997 they have represented New York hardcore well, having released two highly popular full lengths and touring the world countless times with bands such as ...

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DARKANE Guitarist Featured In Swedish Movie

DARKANE guitarist Christofer Malmström has posted the following message on his web site: I'm back! First of all, I am very proud to announce that I am now officially endorsing Seymour Duncan guitar pickups! I'm very excited about this, and I'm still deciding on which models I will use but it's gravitating towards the SH-6b ...

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ALL SHALL PERISH Added To European HELL ON EARTH Tour

Oakland, California's ALL SHALL PERISH has been added to the Hell On Earth 2007 tour, set to kick off in early September. Also scheduled to appear are WALLS OF JERICHO, FEAR MY THOUGHTS and BORN FROM PAIN. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Sep. 13 - Batschkapp - Frankfurt A.M., GER Sep. 20 - ...

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RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE: Wisconsin Date Scheduled?

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE has reportedly scheduled a date at Alpine Valley in East Troy, Wisconsin on August 24. RAGE currently has four shows scheduled this summer on the Rock The Bells tour. Following the 20-minute sell-out of the July 28 Rock The Bells concert at Randalls Island in New York City, a second New ...

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JOB FOR A COWBOY Online Player Available

Metal Blade Records has launched a brand new online player for fast-rising Arizonian extreme metal heroes JOB FOR A COWBOY. You will be able to stream two tracks off the band's upcoming debut album, "Genesis", and, among some other pretty cool features, you'll be given a chance to win hot JFAC stuff! "Genesis" ...

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RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Roars Back To Life This Weekend

Launch Radio Networks reports: RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE will perform together for the first time in seven years this Sunday night (April 29) as the political rock group headlines and closes the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, California. Guitarist Tom Morello, who's also performing at the festival on Saturday (April 28) as ...

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BLOOD RED THRONE To Release New Album In June

Norwegian death metallers BLOOD RED THRONE have completed work on their new album, due on June 25 via Earache Records. Tchort of BLOOD RED THRONE states: "Yet another tough birth is over and the BLOOD RED THRONE crew is proud to announce its newest album is born! People familiar with the band and its past ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN Completes Work On New Album

RAGING SPEEDHORN guitarist Gareth Smith has issued the following update: "We've just finished recording and mixing the new album. We've spent two weeks at the wonderfully isolated Foel Studio in North Wales, with Larry Hibbitt, recording ten songs. "The studio was the perfect place to record such an album. Literally in the middle of nowhere, ...

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FOZZY Singer's Memoir Due In October

Former WWE champion and FOZZY lead singer Chris Jericho will release his memoir, on October 25 through Grand Central Publishing. The book, called "A Lion's Tale" (book cover), focuses on his formative years in the wrestling business. For more information, visit Amazon.com. FOZZY's third album, "All That Remains", was released in ...

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ELIS To Support ASP In Germany

Liechtenstein-based gothic metal group ELIS — whose lead singer, Sabine Dünser, suffered a cerebral hemorrhage on July 7, 2006 during rehearsal and passed away the following day in hospital — will support the Frankfurt, Germany-based gothic rockers ASP on the second leg of their "Requiembryo" tour this fall. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 02 ...

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FEAR MY THOUGHTS Added To HELL ON EARTH Tour

German modern melodic death hopefuls FEAR MY THOUGHTS have been added to the Hell On Earth 2007 tour, set to kick off in early September. Also scheduled to appear are WALLS OF JERICHO and BORN FROM PAIN. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Sep. 13 - Batschkapp - Frankfurt A.M., GER Sep. 20 - ...

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TWELVE TRIBES: U.K. Tour Blog Available

Dayton, Ohio metal/hardcore act TWELVE TRIBES will finish up its U.K. tour on May 1 and then head out for its first-ever headlining European tour starting May 4 in support of its album "Midwest Pandemic", with RAGING SPEEDHORN and BRIDGE TO SOLACE opening. Check out the band's U.K. tour blog at this location. ...

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QUEEN: More BRIAN MAY Guitar Models In The Works

QUEEN guitarist Brian May's company BrianMayGuitars.co.uk has issued the following update: "In the very near future, we are hoping to produce a Brian May guitar to bridge the gap between the standard model and the Andrew Guyton model. "In response to demand from many guitarists, this guitar will be of a closer spec to the ...

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JIMI HENDRIX Litigation Results In Contempt Order, Judgment Payment

Experience Hendrix, L.L.C., the Hendrix family music company which owns and administers the Jimi Hendrix music rights, has issued the following press release: Experience Hendrix, L.L.C. recently obtained a stipulated court order of almost $900,000 against music entrepreneur Ed Chalpin. The payment to Experience Hendrix was the culmination of a 2006 lawsuit commenced in New ...

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Kings of Beer - TANKARD

Germany's beer-swilling, fart-smelling, fat and happy drunken thrash jokers should need no introduction to any old-schooler worth his denim. While many in the 1980s would have probably predicted a short shelf life for TANKARD and their lowbrow antics, the band has lasted for twenty-five years now (!), because they've always backed up their goofy lyrical ...

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MISERY INDEX Begins Work On New Material

Baltimore, Maryland's MISERY INDEX has issued the following update: "We have begun initial songwriting for the follow up album to 'Discordia', and we have already two to three songs in a skeleton form. We will be taking the majority of the rest of this year to only write, so we hope to record by next ...

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PARADOX To Release 'Electrify' In October

Long-running German metallers PARADOX have set an October 26, 2007 release date for their fourth album, "Electrify". Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Second Over Third By Force", "Monument", "Portrait in Grey", "Hyperspeed Hallucinations", "Bridge to Silence", "Infected", "Disconnected", "Cyberspace Romance", "Electrify", as well as a cover of BLACKFOOT's "Good Morning". PARADOX, who ...

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Full RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Tour Not In The Works, Says Guitarist

Launch Radio Networks reports: RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello told Billboard.com on Tuesday (March 27) that the reactivated rap-rock pioneers have no plans at the moment to mount a full-fledged tour beyond the handful of shows already announced. Morello said, "Right now there are four shows booked. There's Coachella and then there's the ...

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