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1349 Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

Norwegian black metallers 1349 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: 1349 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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THE CULT: Video Interview With BILLY DUFFY Available

STV's John Kilbride recently conducted an interview with THE CULT guitarist Billy Duffy as the reformed band visited Glasgow's Carling Academy in support of its eighth studio album, "Born Into This", released in October 2007. Duffy was up for talking about everything, from the band's longevity to their success in America, and even addressing the ...

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THE CULT's BILLY DUFFY Talks Guitars; Video Available

Throughout the '80s, into the '90s, and even today, THE CULT's guitarist Billy Duffy, has made an impact on alternative rock with his use of memorable melodic lines, swirling effects and howling feedback. Prior to taking the stage to a raucous crowd in Phoenix, Billy took time out to talk to Gretsch about his affections ...

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ATROX: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Norwegian "schizo" metallers ATROX have set "Binocular" as the title of their fifth album, due in April via Season of Mist. According to a press release, the CD "takes you through the twilight zone between progressive rock and avantgarde metal. 'Binocular' shows an important change in the vocal department and an extensive use of electronics ...

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ALCHEMIST Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

Australia's ALCHEMIST 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 FORBIDDEN HAIL OF BULLETS HELMET HOLLENTHON LIFE OF AGONY LORDI MORBID ANGEL MY DYING BRIDE QUEENSRŸCHE ROSE TATTOO ...

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BIOHAZARD, SYMPHONY X Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

The reunited original lineup of BIOHAZARD and SYMPHONY X 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: BIOHAZARD DEATH ANGEL DEATH BY STEREO FORBIDDEN HAIL OF BULLETS HELMET HOLLENTHON LIFE OF AGONY LORDI MORBID ANGEL ...

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UFO: Stand-In Bassist For U.S. Tour Announced

Legendary hard rockers UFO have tapped Rob De Luca to fill in for bassist Pete Way during their upcoming American tour after Way was recently once again denied a working visa to the USA. Rob De Luca is the bassist/backing vocalist in the SEBASTIAN BACH band. The Bach band toured as direct support for GUNS ...

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HOLLENTHON Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

Austrian symphonic extreme metal outfit HOLLENTHON 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: SLAYER MORBID ANGEL LIFE OF AGONY FORBIDDEN LORDI DEATH ANGEL HELMET MY DYING BRIDE QUEENSRŸCHE ROSE TATTOO DEATH BY STEREO HOLLENTHON ...

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HELMET Mainman Answers Fans' Questions

HELMET mainman Page Hamilton recently answered a number of fan questions via the HelmetMusic.com web site. A few excerpts from the question-and-answer session follow: Q: Thinking about a follow-up to "Monochrome", do you see each successive album as an evolution of the original idea, or is it more a case of you writing ...

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KISS Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

According to Ashladan.be, KISS will perform at this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 27-29, 2008 at De Boeretand in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 36 CRAZYFISTS ALCHEMIST APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY AT THE GATES AVENGED SEVENFOLD BEHEMOTH BLACK STONE CHERRY BLEEDING THROUGH BRING ME THE ...

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P.O.D. Taps MICHAEL MAXXIS For 'Addicted' Video Shoot

Spiritual rockers P.O.D. (a.k.a. PAYABLE ON DEATH) have tapped Michael Maxxis to direct the video for their new single, "Addicted". In other news, P.O.D. will be the featured musical guests on NBC-TV's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Tueday, April 8. Check your local listings for time and station. A two-and-a-half-minute video clip of ...

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KORN: Lisbon Footage Posted Online

Hardsound TV has posted video footage of KORN performing the song "Right Now" Wednesday night (February 27) at the Pavilhão Atlântico in Lisbon, Portugal. Watch the clip below. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Intro 02. Right Now 03. Love Song 04. Adidas 05. Starting Over 06. Hold On 07. Falling away ...

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IMMORTAL Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL have been confirmed for this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 27-29, 2008 at De Boeretand in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 36 CRAZYFISTS ALCHEMIST APOCALYPTICA AT THE GATES AVENGED SEVENFOLD BEHEMOTH BLEEDING THROUGH BRING ME THE HORIZON BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE CAVALERA ...

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HELMET Adds New Guitarist

Influential alternative rock pioneers HELMET have announced the addition of guitarist Dan Beeman to the group's ranks. Beeman replaces the band's most recent axeman, Jimmy Thompson, who reportedly decided to move back to his native Australia at the end of 2007. In a recent interview with Ultimate-Guitar.com, HELMET mainman Page Hamilton stated about ...

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LIGHT YOURSELF ON FIRE Completes Work On New EP

Tampa, Florida's LIGHT YOURSELF ON FIRE, which consists of ex-members of REVERSAL OF MAN, SCROG and BRUTALITY, has completed work on a new EP. The CD was produced by Mark Nikolich (TORCHE, KYLESA) at Atomic Audio Recording in Tampa, Florida and was mastered by Scott Hull (PIG DESTROYER, NILE) at Visceral Sound. Check out the ...

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P.O.D. Frontman Talks About 'Addicted' Single; Video Available

A two-and-a-half-minute video clip of P.O.D. (a.k.a. PAYABLE ON DEATH) vocalist Sonny Sandoval talking about the band's new single, "Addicted", can be viewed below. "Addicted" comes off the group's new album, "When Angels & Serpents Dance", due on April 8 via INO/Columbia. The CD features guest appearances from the MARLEY SISTERS, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES singer Mike ...

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KISS: 'Destroyer' Street Bike Helmets Now Available

Legendary rock band KISS has joined forces with O'Neal USA, one of the leading manufacturers of motorcycle and BMX accessories, to produce a limited edition of KISS helmets (photo) that feature the "Destroyer" artwork. Available under the name RockHard, each helmet is certified and numbered with its own Certificate of Authenticity. According to ...

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HELMET: New Tour Dates Announced

Influential alternative rock pioneers HELMET have scheduled the following dates: Mar. 13 - Red Seven - Austin, Texas Mar. 14 - Viper Room - Austin, Texas Mar. 15 - The Playground - Park City, Utah Apr. 17 - Canes Bar and Grill - San Diego, California Apr. 18 - Key Club - Hollywood, California Apr. ...

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SLAYER: Photo Of RockHard Helmet Available

SLAYER, the Grammy-winning, undisputed kings of thrash/punk/metal, have joined forces with O'Neal USA, one of the leading manufacturers of motorcycle and BMX accessories, to produce a limited edition of SLAYER helmets (photo) that feature the band's distinguished and celebrated artwork. The helmets will launch under the name of RockHard, and will be sold ...

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SLAYER's RockHard Helmet For The Motorcycle Enthusiast And The Latest In Mosh Pit Couture

SLAYER, the Grammy-winning, undisputed kings of thrash/punk/metal, have joined forces with O'Neal USA, one of the leading manufacturers of motorcycle and BMX accessories, to produce a limited edition of SLAYER helmets that feature the band's distinguished and celebrated artwork. The helmets will launch under the name of RockHard, and will be sold at all Cycle ...

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P.O.D. Guitarist Comments On MIKE MUIR Collaboration

Mitchell Peters of Billboard.com reports that P.O.D.'s new album, "When Angels & Serpents Dance" (due April 8 via INO/Columbia), features guest appearances from the MARLEY SISTERS, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES singer Mike Muir and HELMET guitarist Page Hamilton. The song "Kaliforn-Eye-A", which features vocals from Muir, allowed P.O.D. to collaborate with an "iconic punk rock ...

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P.O.D. Frontman Explains New Album Title; Video Available

A two-minute video clip of P.O.D. (a.k.a. PAYABLE ON DEATH) vocalist Sonny Sandoval explaining the meaning behind the title of the group's upcoming album, "When Angels & Serpents Dance", can be viewed below. P.O.D. will release "When Angels & Serpents Dance" on April 8 via INO/Columbia Records. The CD was helmed by Jay Baumgardner (EVANESCENCE, ...

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THE CULT: Canadian Dates Announced

THE CULT will embark on a Canadian tour in March/April, with support from Canada's THE CLIKS. The dates are as follows: Mar. 26 - Orpheum - Vancouver, BC Mar. 28 - Rock City - Grande Prairie, AB Apr. 01 - Edmonton Events Centre - Edmonton, AB Apr. 02 - Enmax Centre - Red Deer, AB ...

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