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ARCH ENEMY Frontwoman Suffering From 'End-Of-Tour Blues'

ARCH ENEMY frontwoman Angela Gossow has posted the following message on her MySpace page: "If you wanna know how to play the blues, get yourself a woman.. "Well, I am both. Woman and 'end-of-tour'-bluesy. Terrible. "My Mac broke down (the battery gave out, a serial defect) and I was offline for about 10 days. Thus ...

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AEON Frontman Undergoes Surgery

Sweden's AEON has issued the following update: "We are sorry to say that we have to cancel the Höstmörker gig in Sundsvall, Sweden. Tommy [Dahlström, vocals] suffered from an almost broken appendix... and he had to undergo surgery. He is alive and well but he needs to take it easy for two weeks or so." ...

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PHENOMENA Triple-CD Digipack To Arrive In December

Escape Music has announced the forthcoming release of a triple-CD digipack which combines the first three PHENOMENA albums. These three classic recordings include an all-star cast of musicians that include Glenn Hughes, Brian May, Ray Gillan, Scott Gorham and Don Airey, plus many others. All three albums are of the highest quality, and the re-mastered ...

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KEEP OF KALESSIN: Back On The Road In Norway

Having just returned from drilling their technical black metal into the unsuspecting eardrums of metal fans all over Europe as SATYRICON's special guests, KEEP OF KALESSIN are back on the road in their native Norway: Oct. 19 - Hulen, Bergen, NOR Oct. 20 - Tribute, Sandnes, NOR Oct. 21 - Garage, Oslo, NOR IMBALANCE and ...

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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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