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SLAYER: 'Reign In Blood' Book Now On Sale

Continuum Books' "33 1/3: Reign in Blood", the first English-language book about SLAYER, is now on sale. The book made its world debut at Square Records in Akron, Ohio Saturday, May 31. The first three copies were signed by author D.X. Ferris, on sale for a special price of $6.66, and numbered 6, 66, and ...

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DELAIN Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metal band DELAIN has been confirmed for this year's edition of Waldrock festival, set to take place July 5 in Burgum, The Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALCHEMIST BIOHAZARD DEATH ANGEL DEATH BY STEREO DELAIN FORBIDDEN HAIL OF BULLETS HELMET HOLLENTHON LIFE OF AGONY LORDI MORBID ANGEL MY ...

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P.O.D.: Tour Dates Announced

Spiritual rockers P.O.D. (a.k.a. PAYABLE ON DEATH) have scheduled the following dates: May 10 - Las Vegas, NV - Private Concert May 24 - Anthony, TX - Wet N Wild Waterworld May 25 - Loves Park, IL - Rockford Speedway June 07 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Calligan Center June 28 - Los ...

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P.O.D.: 'Addicted' Video Director Talks About Clip's Symbolism

Director Michael Maxxis, who helmed P.O.D.'s video for the group's new single, "Addicted", has offered the following "inside look" into the clip's symbolism: "The song's message is quite succinctly and directly defined in its name, and I wanted to actualize an array of interpretable images that would symbolically scream it. And, to augment the metaphoric ...

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OPIATE FOR THE MASSES: Burning It Down On Video

OPIATE FOR THE MASSES is a new breed of rock decadence, emerging from Los Angeles. Their music is a dynamic blend of ALICE IN CHAINS and NINE INCH NAILS all the swagger with the chops to back it up! They are releasing their Century Media debut, "Manifesto", on July 8, 2008. Shooting the video for ...

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P.O.D.: Uncensored 'Addicted' Video Posted Online

Spiritual rockers P.O.D. (a.k.a. PAYABLE ON DEATH) have posted the "uncensored" version of the video for their new single, "Addicted". The clip, which was directed by Michael Maxxis (OURS), can be viewed below. P.O.D. sold 34,000 copies of its new album, "When Angels & Serpents Dance", in the United States in the LP's first week ...

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WETNURSE Signs With SEVENTH RULE RECORDINGS

Seventh Rule Recordings has announced the signing of New York City's WETNURSE. The group will release its new full-length album, "Invisible City", in the fall. "Invisible City" was recorded and mixed by Martin Bisi (SONIC YOUTH, HELMET) at B.C. Studios and mastered by Alan Douches (MASTODON, CONVERGE) at West West Side Music. According to a ...

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P.O.D. Lands In BILLBOARD Top 10

Spiritual rockers P.O.D. (a.k.a. PAYABLE ON DEATH) have sold 34,000 copies of their new album, "When Angels & Serpents Dance", in the United States in the LP's first week of release to debut at position No. 9 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, "Testify", registered a first-week tally of just over 54,000 ...

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OPIATE FOR THE MASSES To Support FILTER

Los Angeles industrial rock act OPIATE FOR THE MASSES will support FILTER on the following dates: May 20 Masquerade - Atlanta, GA May 21 - Amos Southend - Charlotte, NC May 22 - The Dive - Goose Creek, SC May 24 - House Of Blues - Cleveland, OH May 25 - Bogarts - Cincinnatti, OH ...

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AGENT STEEL Begins Work On New Material

California-based power metallers AGENT STEEL have issued the following update: "We just loaded in our gear this week into our new rehearsal studio in Los Angeles and started working on new song ideas; and also revisiting the 'STEEL' catalog. We've begun to kick around guitar riff ideas in attempt to write new songs for the ...

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HELMET: More U.S. Dates Announced

Influential alternative rock pioneers HELMET have announced three new U.S. dates in June: June 15 - Raleigh, NC - Volume 11 June 16 - Wilmington, NC - The Soapbox June 17 - Charleston, SC - The Dive For a complete list of upcoming HELMET shows, click here. HELMET recently announced the addition of ...

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THE WILDHEARTS To Release Collection Of Covers

Long-running UK rockers THE WILDHEARTS will release "Stop Us If You've Heard This One Before Vol. 1" digitally on May 19. The 12-track album is a collection of covers from some of THE WILDHEARTS' favourite bands and will be available exclusively to download worldwide from all major (and not-so-major) digital stores. The track listing is ...

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PAGAN'S MIND Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

Norwegian prog-metal masters PAGAN'S MIND have been confirmed for this year's edition of Waldrock festival, set to take place July 5 in Burgum, The Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALCHEMIST BIOHAZARD DEATH ANGEL DEATH BY STEREO FORBIDDEN HAIL OF BULLETS HELMET HOLLENTHON LIFE OF AGONY LORDI MORBID ANGEL MY DYING BRIDE ...

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OPIATE FOR THE MASSES To Film 'Burn You Down' Video

Los Angeles industrial rock act OPIATE FOR THE MASSES will film a video this weekend for the song "Burn You Down", off the band's upcoming album "Manifesto". The clip will be directed and shot in Hollywood, California by prolific director David Brodsky (HELMET, GWAR, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DIECAST, ALL THAT REMAINS) and his crew at ...

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P.O.D. 'All Access Video Tour' Kicking Off Today

Spiritual rockers P.O.D. (a.k.a. PAYABLE ON DEATH), in collaboration with Columbia/INO Records and Xanga.com, will host a four-day interactive TV extravaganza on their web site starting today (Friday, April 4). With a new album entitled "When Angels and Serpents Dance" slated for release on April 8, P.O.D. and all parties involved are changing ...

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