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NIFELHEIM Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

NIFELHEIM, STEELHEART, OZ and ANGEL WITCH have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-11, 2011 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCEPT AGENT STEEL ANGEL WITCH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACK VEIL BRIDES BUCKCHERRY CLUTCH CRASHDIET ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND: Special U.K. Shows To Be Filmed For Unique DVD

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) has announced the first two special shows in U.K. for November 2011 for a unique DVD recording. In June 2011 the world will be struck by two new releases from Townsend. The albums entitled "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" will complete his ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT: Gothenburg Footage Available

Video footage of DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT — the band led by Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) — performing on March 11, 2011 at Sticky Fingers in Gothenburg, Sweden can be viewed below. "Deconstruction" and "Ghost" — the third and fourth in a series of albums ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

QUEENSRŸCHE has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-11, 2011 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCEPT AGENT STEEL BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACK VEIL BRIDES BUCKCHERRY CLUTCH CRASHDIET DAN REED BAND DESTRUCTION DOC HOLLIDAY DOWN ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-11, 2011 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCEPT AGENT STEEL BLACK LABEL SOCIETY BLACK VEIL BRIDES BUCKCHERRY CLUTCH CRASHDIET DAN REED BAND DESTRUCTION DOC ...

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MASTER Forced To Cancel U.S. Tour

Death metal legends MASTER, who were scheduled to kick off their long-anticipated U.S. headlining tour earlier this week with support from LIGHTNING SWORDS OF DEATH and MOBILE DEATHCAMP, were denied entry into the country and forced to return to the Czech Republic. Said MASTER mainman Paul Speckmann in a statement: "We arrived Tuesday morning in ...

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GWAR Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

GWAR has been confirmed for this year's edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-11, 2011 in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ACCEPT AGENT STEEL BLACK VEIL BRIDES BUCKCHERRY CLUTCH CRASHDIET DAN REED BAND DESTRUCTION DOC HOLLIDAY DOWN DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED ...

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REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS 2011 Complete Details Announced

America's only hard-rock and heavy-metal award show is back for 2011! The third annual Revolver Golden Gods awards show presented by Epiphone will take place Wednesday, April 20, at Club Nokia in Downtown Los Angeles. The event will be televised on VH1 Classic on May 28. Tickets go on sale today Thursday, February 24, via ...

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GWAR Interviewed On 'CB Radio' Podcast (Audio)

Cameron Buchholtz, a stand-up comedian based in New York City, conducted an interview with Balsac the Jaws O'Death and Beefcake the Mighty from the legendary metal band GWAR on February 20, 2011 at the Music Hall in Williamsburg, New York. The chat is featured in episode 73 of Buchholtz's comedy podcast "CB Radio", which can ...

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ANACRUSIS: New Song Available For Free Download

Singer/guitarist Kenn Nardi of reunited St. Louis, Missouri-based progressive/melodic thrash metallers ANACRUSIS have issued the following update: "Bassist John Emery, drummer Mike Owen and I have been working on some new material and though there are no definite plans for a new album at this time, we thought we'd share a new song with you. ...

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GWAR And PETA2 Join Forces To Make Ridiculous Video

Intergalactic heavy-metal warlords GWAR and fellow all-caps organization PETA2 have announced (or, actually, are announcing right now...) yet another alliance aimed at the furtherance of animal rights, namely an animal's right as a superior species to not have his skin ripped of him to make clothing for inferior humans, unless, of course, GWAR decides different. ...

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Former ATHEIST/CYNIC Bassist Launches SYNKRONIZITY

SYNKRONIZITY, the new project led by former ATHEIST/CYNIC bassist Tony Choy, has completed work on its debut album for a May release. The cover artwork for the CD is being created by Eliran Kantor, who has previously worked with ATHEIST, TESTAMENT, SIGH, ANACRUSIS and GWAR, among others. Commented Choy: "This project reflects how I have ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND: 'Deconstruction' Orchestra Footage Posted Online

Video footage of Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) working with an orchestra and a choir on material for "Deconstruction" — the third in a series of albums to be made available under THE DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT moniker — in Prague, Czech Republic can be viewed ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Performs At NAMM; More Video Footage, Photos Available

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) took part in two special performances Mackie room at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California as part of the 2011 NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, a massive music-products convention that took place January 13-16. Video footage of ...

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DOWNLOAD Festival Organizer Interviewed (Video)

In the seven-and-a-half-minute video clip below, Download festival organizer Andy Copping discusses the latest additions to the lineup, reveals a bit of information about how he goes about booking Download each year, and gives his own opinion on the whole "Is rock music dead?" debate. This year's edition of the Download festival will take place ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND To Release Free Live EP

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) will make a new live EP available for free download next week via Century Media Records' web site. More details will be released in the coming days. Townsend has tapped Jens Bogren (OPETH, KATATONIA, PARADISE LOST, BLOODBATH) to mix "Deconstruction" ...

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