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MACHINE HEAD Drummer DAVE MCCLAIN Turns 10!

MACHINE HEAD's official web site has been updated with the following message: "December 26th [2005] marks the official ten-year anniversary of the day that a one Mr. Dave McClain joined a band called MACHINE HEAD, and in celebration of the most underrated drummer in heavy music, some folks that you could say know a thing ...

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KRISIUN: 'AssassiNation' Gets A U.S. Release Date

Century Media Records has set a February 21, 2006 release date for the new album from Brazilian death metal outfit KRISIUN, entitled "AssassiNation". Also due on out the same day is KRISIUN's "Live Armageddon" DVD. After recording two albums in their native country, the trio went back to Stage One Studios in Bühne, Germany to ...

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ROADRUNNER UNITED Concert: Complete Details Revealed!

Last night's (Dec. 15) Roadrunner United show at the Nokia Theater in New York City brought together the best and brightest from the hard rock/metal genres in a series of never-before-seen collaborations. This landmark live event consisted of moments like SLIPKNOT's Corey Taylor and LIFE OF AGONY's Keith Caputo singing STONE SOUR's hit "Bother" together ...

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MACHINEMADE GOD: New Album Cover, Track Listing Revealed

German metal act MACHINEMADE GOD have finalized the track listing for their Metal Blade Records debut, "The Infinity Complex", due in February 2006. The CD was produced by Jacob Bredahl of HATESPHERE and was mastered by Ziggy at ZigZound Studios. "The Infinity Complex" (view cover here) track listing: 01. Teeth Vs. Curb 02. ...

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SOULFLY: 'Frontlines' Video Posted Online

SOULFLY's video for the track "Frontlines" has been posted online at the Roadrunner Records U.K. web site. Check it out: High, Medium, Low. "Frontlines" is the second single off the group's new album, "Dark Ages" (Roadrunner Records), available now on Roadrunner Records. The clip was filmed during the same ...

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THROWDOWN Frontman Sings With SOULFLY; Band Prepare For ARCH ENEMY Tour

THROWDOWN have just wrapped up their national tour with SOULFLY. However not before THROWDOWN vocalist Dave Peters joined SOULFLY on stage in L.A., Tucson and Anaheim to perform some of his favorite SEPULTURA songs — "Refuse/Resist" and "Territory". Max Cavalera, who helms SOULFLY, was previously in SEPULTURA, which was a huge influence on countless metal ...

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KRISIUN Complete Work On 'AssassiNation'

Right after wrapping up their last European headlining tour, Brazilian death metal outfit KRISIUN completed work on their new album, "AssassiNation", tentatively due late February via Century Media Records. After recording two albums in their native country, the trio went back to Stage One Studios in Bühne, Germany to work with Andy Classen — the ...

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MACHINEMADE GOD Sign With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of the German metal act MACHINEMADE GOD. MACHINEMADE GOD is a five-piece hailing from the Rhine/Ruhr area in Germany. Formed in early 2003, MACHINEMADE GOD have been able to showcase their energetic stage performance supporting numerous renowned national and international acts from both the metal and hardcore genres, ...

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RHAPSODY: Live Album Details Revealed

Italian epic metal band RHAPSODY will release their first-ever live album, "Live In Canada 2005 – The Dark Secret", on January 23, 2006. Recorded on June 13, 2005 at Salle Albert-Rousseau in Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Canada, the CD will feature the following track listing: 01. The Dark Secret 02. Unholy Warcry 03. Wisdom Of The Kings ...

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MANOWAR: More European Tour Dates Announced

MANOWAR have announced more dates for the "Demons, Dragons and Warriors World Tour 2006", featuring support from the Magic Circle Music artists RHAPSODY and HOLYHELL. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Mar. 25 - Athens, Greece - Stadium Peace & Friendship Mar. 27 - Winterthur, Switzerland - Eulachhalle Mar. 30 - Zlin, Czech Republic ...

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MANOWAR Schedule Greek Dates

Heavy Metal giants MANOWAR will play two dates in Greece this coming March as part of the band's "Demons, Dragons & Warriors Tour 2005-2006". This information was confirmed by both the Greek concert-promotion company Neo Revma and the offficial Greek MANOWAR fan club. The "Demons, Dragons & Warriors" tour will also include Italian power metallers ...

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Live in São Paulo - SEPULTURA

Four minutes into an intro encompassing the opening sounds to all their albums, including the comically belching vocal that kicked off their long-ago "Bestial Devastation" EP, plus the acoustic interlude from "Beneath the Remains", the point couldn't be more plainly stated. After twenty years, and nearly a decade with their current lineup, SEPULTURA has not ...

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3 Sign With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of the Woodstock, NY-based band 3. According to a press release, "3 is a band apart: Dark yet uplifting, spiritual without any connection to religion — theirs is a sound that transcends the genre conformity of modern pop culture. Rapid-fire acoustic guitar infused with dynamic percussion, animated drumming ...

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ROBERT FLYNN Says Collaboration With KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Frontman Is 'Ebony And Ivory' Of Metal

Austin Powell of The Daily Texan recently conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn about Robert's contributions to the ROADRUNNER UNITED "The All-Star Sessions" CD, a collection of original tracks that are collaborations between numerous Roadrunner Records stars. The short question-and-answer session follows: Daily Texan: Jeff Waters (guitarist for ANNIHILATOR and ...

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Roadrunner United: The All-Star Sessions - VARIOUS ARTISTS

You have to give a project like this credit for sheer balls alone, not to mention the amount of frequent-flyer miles annihilated in the name of tribute. Four "team captains" — ex-FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, MACHINE HEAD mainman Robert Flynn, SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison and TRIVIUM frontman Matthew K. Heafy — assembled core bands ...

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ANGEL BLAKE: Vocal Recordings Delayed

Former THE CROWN/current ANGEL BLAKE guitarist Marko Tervonen has posted the following message on the ANGEL BLAKE web site: "As you may or not have heard, Tony [Jelencovich, ANGEL BLAKE/ex-TRANSPORT LEAGUE frontman] is nowadays the singer of the Danish thrash band MNEMIC. They are right now touring the U.S. with MESHUGGAH and I just heard ...

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Former NIRVANA Bassist At Opening Of Seattle's HOTEL MAX

According to MJI Interactive, ex-NIRVANA bassist Krist Novoselic was on hand at the opening of Seattle's Hotel Max on Saturday (Oct. 15). The rocker cut the ribbon of the downtown facility, which displays works by local artists and photographers on the doors of its rooms. The hotel's fifth floor is devoted to the city's famous ...

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