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DIVINE HERESY: 'Bleed The Fifth' Video Posted Online

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 Travis Neal on vocals. DIVINE HERESY plans on hitting the studio early next year once again with acclaimed producer Logan Mader (SOULFLY, MACHINE HEAD, GOJIRA, ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Is Big In Bulgaria

Due to overwhelming demand, former NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen's October 28 concert in Bulgaria has been moved to a larger venue. According to News.bg, the show will now be held at the 6,000-capacity Festivalna, which is said to be twice as big as Universiada, where the gig was originally scheduled to take place. Tickets can ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Records Three New Songs In Buenos Aires

Former NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen has issued the following update: "Before returning back to Finland, I was in the studio in Buenos Aires recording the song 'Enough' and two other songs. "Singing 'Enough' was fun for me, because I had already sang the song many times on tour. Still the recording process is very different ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: Backing Band Announced For European Tour

Former NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen has announced the backing band for her upcoming European solo tour. She will be joined by the following musicians: Mike Terrana (MASTERPLAN, ex-RAGE) - drums Maria Ilmoniemi - keyboards Oliver Holzwarth (BLIND GUARDIAN, ex-SIEGES EVEN) - bass Alex Scholpp (ex-FARMER BOYS) - guitar Max Lilja (HEVEIN, ex-APOCALYPTICA) - cello Upcoming ...

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'Roadrunner United The Concert' Double DVD Set Documenting Historic Celebration Due In December

What was Roadrunner Records supposed to do after the label corralled 56 musicians from 44 different bands spanning the label's entire 25-year history to release one groundbreaking album, called "Roadrunner United: The All-Star Sessions"? Simple. Throw one helluva party! The label did just that, holding a party complete with an all-star performance by artists once ...

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MAX CAVALERA To Collaborate With GOGOL BORDELLO's EUGENE HÜTZ

Eugene Hütz, the Ukrainian-born singer, lyricist and visionary of the critically-acclaimed New York Gypsy punk rock band GOGOL BORDELLO, has told Brazil's O Globo magazine that his first-ever collaboration with a Brazilian musician will be with former SEPULTURA and current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera. After praising Brazil and its cultural scene in the interview, Hütz ...

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DIMEBAG: 'He Came To Rock' Photo Book Details Revealed

Former PANTERA and current HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul 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 authors ...

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SOULFLY: Support Acts For U.S. Tour Confirmed

Oklahoma-based band BLEED THE SKY, resurrected Texas thrash legends DEVASTATION, and Arizona's INCITE (the Phoenix, Arizona-based band fronted by SOULFLY/CAVALERA CONSPIRACY frontman Max Cavalera's stepson Richie Cavalera) have been confirmed as the support acts for SOULFLY's upcoming U.S. tour. The dates are as follows: Nov. 01 - Riverside Multiplex - Victoria, TX Nov. 02 - ...

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DIMEBAG Photo Book Due In November

Former PANTERA and current HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul is tentatively slated to publish a large-sized photo book on his late brother, PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, on November 18. The book was compiled by Vinnie and his father Jerry Abbott and has been in the works for more than a year. "We are very excited ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: More Shows Announced

Former NIGHTWISH vocalist Tarja Turunen has added shows in Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Israel, Russia and the Ukraine to her touring itinerary. Her schedule is now as follows: Oct. 18 - Oktoberhallen - Wieze, Belgium (Metal Female Voices Fest) Oct. 19 - Rockhal Club - Esch sur Alzette, Luxembourg Oct. 21 - Hala Folimanka - Prague, Czech ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's IGOR CAVALERA, MARC RIZZO Interviewed; Video Available

The Italian branch of Roadrunner Records conducted an interview with CAVALERA CONSPIRACY/ex-SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera and CAVALERA CONSPIRACY/SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo when CAVALERA CONSPIRACY played the Evolution Festival in Milan, Italy in early July. Watch the chat at this location. "Inflikted", the debut album from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, sold 9,000 copies in the United ...

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JADED HEART Preparing To Enter Studio

German melodic hard rock masters JADED HEART are preparing to enter the studio to begin recording the follow-up to 2007's "Sinister Mind". According to the band, "The new material sounds very fresh. It embraces all the different trademarks of JADED HEART. It is a continuation of 'Sinister Mind' and 'Helluva Time'. It will also be ...

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GOJIRA Putting Finishing Touches On 'Vacuity' Video

French progressive metallers GOJIRA are putting the finishing touches on the video for the song "Vacuity" from the band's forthcoming "The Way Of All Flesh" album. In a recent interview with Metal Hammer magazine, GOJIRA guitarist/vocalist Joseph Duplantier stated about the track, "Vacuity. Absence of matter, emptiness, but full of light. Ultimate presence beyond the ...

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INCITE To Support SOULFLY

INCITE, the Phoenix, Arizona-based band fronted by SOULFLY/CAVALERA CONSPIRACY frontman Max Cavalera's stepson Richie Cavalera, has been confirmed as the support act on the upcoming SOULFLY U.S. tour. For a list of upcoming shows, go to this location. INCITE's entire "Divided We Fail" three-song EP is available for streaming on the group's

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SEPULTURA's DOLABELLA Interviewed

SEPULTURA's Jean Dolabella was interviewed for the current issue of Sick Drummer magazine. Check it out at this location. SEPULTURA has posted more video footage from the recording sessions for its new album, "A-Lex". The latest clip, which features footage from the bass- and vocal-recording stages of the production process, can be viewed ...

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SOULFLY: U.S. Dates Announced

SOULFLY will embark on a U.S. headlining tour in November. So far, the following dates have been confirmed: Nov. 03 - Granada Theatre - Dallas, TX (ages 17+) Nov. 04 - White Rabbit - San Antonio, TX Nov. 05 - Meridian - Houston, TX Nov. 09 - Culture Room - Ft. Lauderdale, FL Nov. 11 ...

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