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The Future Of SPV RECORDS

Hanover, Germany-based record company SPV (Schallplatten Produktion und Vertrieb GmbH) submitted an application to commence insolvency proceedings on May 25 — roughly equivalent to Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In response to this, on May 27, the District Court of Hanover appointed the attorney Manuel Sack as the provisional insolvency administrator. According to SPV managing partner ...

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ECHOES OF ETERNITY Signs European Deal With MASSACRE RECORDS

California-based, female-fronted progressive metallers ECHOES OF ETERNITY have inked European a deal with Massacre Records for the release of their second album, entitled "As Shadows Burn". Due in Europe on September 25 (the LP will be released in the U.S. via Nuclear Blast Records), the follow-up to 2007's "The Forgotten Goddess" was produced and mixed ...

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SEPULTURA: Kosice Show Canceled

Brazilian/American thrashers SEPULTURA have issued the following update: "Unfortunately, the promoter canceled our show in Kosice (Slovakia) on July 2, stating that he was unable to pay us. We were very sorry to hear this as we were looking forward to play for you guys. The fans who bought tickets for this concert should seek ...

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SEPULTURA: Pro-Shot Footage From Germany's DEVILSIDE FESTIVAL Available

Professionally filmed video footage of Brazilian/American thrashers SEPULTURA performing at the Devilside Festival on Sunday, June 28, 2009 at Landschaftspark in Duisburg-Nord, Germany can be viewed below (courtesy of Bunch TV). Also appearing on the bill were SOULFLY, MOTÖRHEAD, MISFITS, SODOM and CRO-MAGS, among others. SEPULTURA recently completed a massive tour of Brazil with fellow ...

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SOULFLY Guitarist Schedules Solo Dates

SOULFLY/CAVALERA CONSPIRACY guitarist Marc Rizzo has scheduled the following solo dates: July 23 - Fat Baby - New York, NY July 30 - Crocodile Rock, Allentown, PA July 31 - Otto Bar - Baltimore, MD Rizzo's new solo project, INPSYCHOBLEEDIA, has made two new songs — "Ageless Wisdom" and "Demonic Crypto History" — available for ...

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DIVINE HERESY: 'Bringer Of Plagues' Track Listing Revealed

DIVINE HERESY, the California-based band featuring FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, will release its sophomore album, "Bringer of Plagues", in North America on July 28 via Century Media Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Facebreaker 02. The Battle of J. Casey 03. Undivine Prophecies (Intro) 04. Bringer of Plagues 05. ...

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GEORGE LYNCH's SOULS OF WE: More Dates Announced

The collective foursome known as SOULS OF WE — featuring legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) and charismatic frontman London Legrand (BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION) — has scheduled the following dates: Aug. 28 - Santa Clara, CA - Avalon Sep. 04 - Santa Ana, CA - Galaxy Theater Sep. 05 - San Diego, CA - ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: New Tour Dates Announced

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY — the new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) alongside SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo — has scheduled the following dates: Aug. 01 - Ankkarock Festival - Korso, Vantaa, FIN Aug. 07 - Summer Sonic Festival - Osaka, JPN Aug. 09 - Summer Sonic Festival - Tokyo, JPN ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: More Quality Footage Of Bucharest Concert Available

Metalhead.ro has uploaded quality video footage (see below) of former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen's June 22, 2009 concert in Bucharest, Romania. Tarja Turunen's band for her Summer Storm 2009 Tour consists of the following musicians: * Tarja Turunen - Vocals * Mike Terrana (MASTERPLAN, SAVAGE CIRCUS, ex-RAGE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) - Drums * Maria Ilmoniemi - ...

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SOULFLY Frontman Recalls 'Puking' On EDDIE VEDDER

In a revealing interview with author Joel McIver for Performing Musician magazine, SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera discusses the art of playing live, the rigors of touring — and an unfortunate incident involving PEARL JAM. "I puked on Eddie Vedder once," Cavalera told McIver. "It was on a SEPULTURA and MINISTRY tour. This is back when ...

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RANDY RHOADS: Trailer For Long-Awaited Documentary Posted Online

A 10-minute trailer for "Randy Rhoads: Last Train Home" (working title), the long-awaited documentary film on the life of celebrated rock guitarist Randy Rhoads (OZZY OSBOURNE, QUIET RIOT), can be viewed below. Director Peter M. Margolis of Dakota Pictures and his crew started filming on March 19, 2007, when hundreds of fans gathered at Rhoads' ...

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GOTTHARD: 'Need To Believe' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Swiss hard rockers GOTTHARD will release their new album, "Need To Believe", on September 4 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD will feature the following track listing: 01. Shangri-La 02. Unspoken Words 03. Need To Believe 04. Unconditional Faith 05. I Don't Mind 06. Break Away 07. Don't Let Me Know 08. Right From ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: Performance Footage Of New Song Available

Fan-filmed video footage of former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen performing a new song, "If You Believe", on June 22, 2009 in Bucharest, Romania can be viewed below. Tarja Turunen's band for her Summer Storm 2009 Tour consists of the following musicians: * Tarja Turunen - Vocals * Mike Terrana (MASTERPLAN, SAVAGE CIRCUS, ex-RAGE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS, SLIPKNOT Interviewed For 'Max Tour Stories'

ALICE IN CHAINS and SLIPKNOT are among the artists who were interviewed for a special episode of "Max Tour Stories" which was taped on May 16-17, 2009 at Columbus, Ohio's third annual Rock On The Range festival. Watch the four-minute clip below. This year's Rock On The Range featured 38 bands — including KORN, ALICE ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Interviewed In Bucharest; Video Available

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen was interviewed by Metalhead.ro on June 21, 2009 in Bucharest, Romania. Watch the eight-minute chat below. Turunen kicked off her "Summer Storm" tour on June 20 in Budapest, Hungary. Tarja's band for her Summer Storm 2009 Tour consists of the following musicians: * Tarja Turunen - Vocals * Mike Terrana ...

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GEORGE LYNCH's SOULS OF WE: Hollywood Footage Available

The collective foursome known as SOULS OF WE — featuring legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) and charismatic frontman London Legrand (BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION) — performed at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood, California this past Sunday, June 14. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be viewed below. SOULS OF WE's lineup for the ...

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SEPULTURA Drummer Schedules Belo Horizonte Workshop

SEPULTURA drummer Jean Dolabella will take part in a workshop tomorrow (Friday, June 19) at 7:00 p.m. at Pro Music at Avenida Nossa Senhora do Carmo, 550, Bairro São Pedro, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. For more information, see the poster below. SEPULTURA has just completed a massive tour of Brazil with fellow Brazilian metallers ANGRA. The ...

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SEPULTURA Frontman Welcomes Son

Congratulations are in order for SEPULTURA frontman Derrick Green on the birth of his son, Nolan Maddox. SEPULTURA has just completed a massive tour of Brazil with fellow Brazilian metallers ANGRA. The trek, which kicked off on May 5 in Porto Alegre, included the São Paulo stop where the two bands joined forces on stage ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Announces Backing Band For 'Summer Storm' Tour

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen's band for her Summer Storm 2009 Tour will consist of the following musicians: * Tarja Turunen - Vocals * Mike Terrana (MASTERPLAN, SAVAGE CIRCUS, ex-RAGE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) - Drums * Maria Ilmoniemi - Keyboards * Doug Wimbish (LIVING COLOUR, MADONNA, JEFF BECK, THE ROLLING STONES) - Bass * Kiko Loureiro ...

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SEPULTURA: Video Interview With DERRICK GREEN Available

AKG Acoustics conducted an interview with SEPULTURA lead singer Derrick Green during the band's recent European tour. The chat, which includes footage from the group's Vienna, Austria concert, can be viewed below. SEPULTURA has just completed a massive tour of Brazil with fellow Brazilian metallers ANGRA. The trek, which kicked off on May 5 in ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: New Video Blog Available

A new THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN video blog featuring rehearsal footage for the band's spring tour can be viewed below. THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN recently inked a deal with Season Of Mist Records. The band's fourth studio album, Option Paralysis", will be released in early 2010 in collaboration with the band's brand new label, Phonogetic ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Guitarist Interviewed By Baltimore's 98ROCK; Audio Available

Christoff from Baltimore's 98Rock radio station recently conducted an interview with guitarist Ben Weinman of THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN. The chat is now available for streaming below. THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN recently inked a deal with Season Of Mist Records. The band's fourth studio album, Option Paralysis", will be released in early 2010 in collaboration ...

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