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DIMEBAG Tribute Page On DEAN GUITARS Web Site

To commemorate the fourth anniversary of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN), Dean Guitars has launched a tribute page featuring video footage of the Dimebag tribute from this year's Ozzfest and other Dimebag-related video material. "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott was shot to death along with three others during a DAMAGEPLAN performance at the Alrosa Villa ...

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Oklahoma's BLEED THE SKY Issues Post-SOULFLY Tour Recap

Oklahoma's BLEED THE SKY has just completed a U.S. tour with SOULFLY, DEVASTATION, and INCITE. The band has checked in with the following update: "27 shows in 28 days, a few blown tires, and an awesome Thanksgiving dinner, we are home from — hands down — the BEST tour we've done yet!!! "Starting out in ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: LEACH/JONES Duet From 'Roadrunner United The Concert' DVD Available

Video footage of former KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach dueting with the band's current vocalist Howard Jones for KSE's "My Last Serenade" from the "Roadrunner United The Concert" DVD can be viewed below. Roadrunner Records will release the "Roadrunner United The Concert" DVD on December 9, 2008. The double-disc set hits shelves almost three years ...

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MASTODON Drummer Talks About Upcoming Album

Sweden's Metalshrine recently conducted an interview with drummer Brann Dailor of Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. Metalshrine: What's it like playing as a trio? Did you have to work everything out and rearrange stuff? Brann Dailor: Not really. We played the first shows as a trio ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN To Enter Studio In June

THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN is tentatively planning on entering the studio in June/July 2009 with producer Steve Evetts (EVERY TIME I DIE, SEPULTURA) to begin recording its new album. A late 2009 release is expected. THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN's 1998 album "Under the Running Board" was reissued on October 14 via Relapse. The new CD ...

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DIVINE HERESY To Enter Studio In February

DIVINE HERESY, the Southern California-based metal band led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, is hard at work on material for its much-anticipated sophomore CD, the group's first with new vocalist Travis Neal (THE BEREAVED, PUSHED). The band plans on hitting the studio on February 1, once again with acclaimed producing team Dirty Icon ...

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SEPULTURA Guitarist Talks Brazilian Football; Video Available

GlobeEsporte.com has posted video footage of SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser performing the São Paulo Futebol Clube (SPFC) anthem and celebrating the soccer team's third consecutive Brazilian championship. Watch the report below. Kisser's first solo album, "Hubris I & II", is scheduled for release in 2009 via Holland's Mascot Records. A two-disc set, the self-produced effort ...

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KATAKLYSM: 'Blood In Heaven' Video Posted Online

"Blood in Heaven", the new video from Quebec's very own destructive metal force KATAKLYSM, can be viewed below. The clip was helmed by renowned Canadian director Max Hebert. KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono previously stated about the decision to shoot a video for "Blood in Heaven": "A while back ago we made the decision to have ...

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DIVINE HERESY: Fort Worth Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DIVINE HERESY's November 7, 2008 concert at the Ridglea Theater in Fort Worth, Texas can be viewed below (courtesy of "EdgeKrusher37"). DIVINE HERESY, the Southern California-based metal band led by former FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, is hard at work on material for its sophomore album — the group's first with ...

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ECHOES OF ETERNITY: New Album To Be Produced By Former MACHINE HEAD Guitarist

California-based, female-fronted progressive metallers ECHOES OF ETERNITY will enter the studio this week to begin recording its second album, due in early 2009 via Nuclear Blast Records. The follow-up to last year's "The Forgotten Goddess" will be produced and mixed by former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, who has previously worked with GOJIRA, DIVINE HERESY, ...

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ACHERON: Brazilian Dates With GRAVE Announced

Underground metal madmen ACHERON will support GRAVE on the following dates: Dec. 02 - Sao Paulo/SP, Brazil - Hangar 110 Dec. 13 - Belo Horizonte/MG, Brazil - Bar Brasil Dec. 14 - Porto Alegre/RS, Brazil - Bar Opinião Dec. 15 - [to be announced] Having recently signed to Displeased Records, ACHERON entered the studio on ...

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IGOR CAVALERA's MIXHELL At Brazil's SKOL BEATS: Video Available

Video footage of MIXHELL — the DJ/hip hop/electro project featuring former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY drummer Igor "Iggor" Cavalera and his wife Laima Leyton — performing at the ninth edition of the Skol Beats electronic music festival, which took place September 27, 2008 in São Paulo, Brazil, can be viewed below (featuring a special ...

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KATAKLYSM: 'Blood In Heaven' Video To Debut Next Week

"Blood in Heaven", the new video from Quebec's very own destructive metal force KATAKLYSM, will receive its world premier on Wednesday, November 26. The clip was helmed by renowned Canadian director Max Hebert. KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono previously stated about the decision to shoot a video for "Blood in Heaven": "A while back ago we ...

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SOULFLY Guitarist MARC RIZZO Schedules Solo Dates

Guitarist Marc Rizzo (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY) has scheduled the following solo dates in December: Dec. 05 - Sonar - Baltimore, MD Dec. 06 - Market St. Music Hall (Vault Stage) - Greensboro, NC Dec. 07 - Club Europa – Brooklyn, NY (free all ages show w/ MERAUDER) Dec. 19 - Plan B - Danville, VA ...

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SEPULTURA To Play Philippines This Month

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA will headline the Red Horse Muziklaban Festival in Manila, Philippines on November 29. The 15,000-capacity event is a local band competion, and since it is its 10th anniversary, the promoters decided to make it special and invite a great international metal band as a headliner. According to the promoters, they chose SEPULTURA ...

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MAX CAVALERA To Guest On 'Liquid Metal' Tonight

Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, ex-SEPULTURA) will be the first in-studio guest for the newly merged satellite metal stations (Sirius Satellite Radio's Hard Attack and XM Radio's Liquid Metal). Join host Jose Mangin and Max Cavalera tonight at 6:00 p.m. EST as they break in Liquid Metal with some sick tracks off the latest SOULFLY ...

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VINNIE PAUL Signing DIMEBAG Book: Locations And Times Announced

Former PANTERA and current HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott will publish a paperback photo book/DVD on his late brother, PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, on November 18 via Vinnie's Big Vin label. Entitled "He Came To Rock", the book will contain over 400 pictures of Dimebag along with a biography of his life written by ...

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