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Original FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Drummer Recounts Band's History

On October 31, Metal Blade Records will re-issue one of THE classic albums of its catalogue — FLOTSAM AND JETSAM's mighty "Doomsday for the Deceiver". The album will be re-released as a three-disc-set — two CDs and one DVD. It includes the original version, a remixed version (by the album's original producer, Bill Metoyer), demo ...

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Former SNOT/SOULFLY Guitarist Launches Record Label

Ex-SNOT/SOULFLY guitarist Mikey Doling has announced the formation of his new label GridIron Records. The label is a joint venture between Doling, Kyle Turley (offensive tackle for Kansas City Chiefs), Max Harris and former SNOT manager Nic Adler. "I was on tour with PANTERA and had just got off stage in New Orleans. I'm on ...

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SEPULTURA Guitarist Discusses Upcoming Solo CD

Matthew Hoffman of Hardrock Haven recently conducted an interview with SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: Hardrock Haven: Andreas I read that you were a roadie for SEPULTURA before joining the band. Is that true? Andreas: Well, there was a killer underground metal scene in Brazil back ...

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SEPULTURA Reunion In The Works: Video Available

When Max Cavalera and his brother Igor were reunited in August 2006 for the first time in 10 years, the former SEPULTURA bandmates decided to enter a rehearsal room in Phoenix, Arizona to jam out a few of the group's biggest songs with a view towards the inevitable reunion of the band's classic lineup. The ...

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ARCH ENEMY Frontwoman Offers Free Singing Advice

ARCH ENEMY frontwoman Angela Gossow has posted the following message on her MySpace page: "I collected some mails regarding techniques, problems, nodules, etc. Maybe you got the same questions and find some answers here. Q: I am a fellow female death/black metal singer, who was recently diagnosed with vocal nodules. It's hard for me not ...

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RITAM NEREDA: New Album Out Now

Long-running Serbian punk/metal band RITAM NEREDA has just released its new album, "IX", via One Records (Serbian label). Check out the cover artwork at this location. The track listing is as follows: 01. Buldožer 02. Hiljade 03. Tužne oci 04. Razlog 05. Nikad 06. Nedostaješ mi 07. Onkelz 08. Ponos 09. Zajedno 10. ...

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KATAKLYSM Celebrates 15th Birthday

Vocalist Maurizio Iacono of the Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM has issued the following update: "I'm very proud to say that this month KATAKLYSM turns 15 years old. We dont feel old; the energy is still in full effect. Some more gray hairs coming. but hey, that's life. It hasn't been easy for us along the ...

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BISS Featuring KROKUS Singer MARC STORACE: New Album Due In November

BISS, the German/Swiss hard rockers featuring KROKUS singer Marc Storace and guitarist Ralf Heyne, will release their fourth album, "Xtension" on November 17 via AOR Heaven. Completed by bassist Lars Wilke and drummer Carsten Witte, the four-piece powerhouse outfit from Münster, Germany once again delivers "a high-class album for any fan of KROKUS, ACCEPT and ...

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VINNIE PAUL: Details Of Canadian In-Store Appearances Announced

Former PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott has announced the details of his upcoming Canadian promotional tour to promote his Pearl signature snare drum, REBEL MEETS REBEL and "DimeVision - Vol 1: That's The Fun I Have" (the recently released DVD tribute to late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott). He will be making the following in-store ...

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SOULFLY Bassist Released From Hospital

SOULFLY's official web site has been updated with the following message: "Last week, one of our own, Bobby Burns [SOULFLY bassist] suffered a mild stroke and was immediately hospitalized. He was ordered to remain under the care of a doctor until he was fully recovered, and although we are happy to report that he has ...

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SOULFLY Bassist Hospitalized Following Mild Stroke

SOULFLY bassist Bobby Burns suffered a mild stroke Thursday (Sept. 14) and will remain in a doctor's care until he is fully recovered. There is no word yet as to who will take his place on SOULFLY's upcoming U.S. tour, which is scheduled to kick off Monday (Sept. 18) in San Diego. Burns is expected ...

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SOUFLY's MARC RIZZO Holding Guitar Clinics Nationwide

On SOULFLY's upcoming U.S. tour with FULL BLOWN CHAOS, INCITE, SCARS OF TOMORROW and WICKED WISDOM — which begins September 18 in San Diego — fans will have the chance to get up close and personal with guitarist Marc Rizzo before many of the shows. Marc will be holding a number of free guitar clinics ...

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SOULFLY Mainman To Guest On SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO's 'Hard Attack'

SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera (ex-SEPULTURA) will phone into Sirius Satellite Radio's Hard Attack next week from his Arizona home for an exclusive interview with Jose Mangin about his recent reunion with brother and former SEPULTURA bandmate Igor Cavalera. Listen in to hear all about Max and Igor coming back together after 10 years, the D-Low ...

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VENGEANCE: More Tour Dates Announced

Dutch metal outfit VENGEANCE has lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: Sep. 15 - Zoetermeer, Netherlands at Boerderij (with ELEKTRO VAN KLOOSTER) Sep. 16 - Baarlo, Netherlands at Shiwa (with STORMRIDER) Sep. 19 - Paris, France at La Locomotive * Sep. 20 - Pratteln, Switzerland at Z7 * Sep. 21 - München, ...

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