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MOTÖRHEAD's CAMPBELL To Be Replaced By Ex-DANZIG Axeman

On May 2, the MOTÖRHEAD family received some tragic news: Guitarist Philip Campbell's mother passed away. Embroiled in the middle of a U.S. tour, MOTÖRHEAD suddenly found themselves without Philip's considerable talents for two shows. In an effort to make sure that the fans are not disappointed with show cancellations, MOTÖRHEAD contacted Todd Schofield. Todd ...

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KEANU REEVES, SUM 41 To Appear In ANTHRAX Video!

"Matrix" star Keanu Reeves and SUM 41 have shot cameo appearances for the new ANTHRAX video, "Safe Home", guitarist Scott Ian has confirmed via his latest online posting. "If you've been checking out our site for a while you may have seen pictures of Keanu Reeves shooting a cameo for the 'Safe Home' video. Well ...

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Former ANTHRAX Frontman Announces One-Off Gig

Former ANTHRAX vocalist JOEY BELLADONNA has announced what appears to be a one-off solo gig at The Chance Theatre (web site) in Poughkeepsie, New York on Friday, June 6. Also set to perform at the show are WITHIN ANOTHER, SHADOW IMAGE, DOWNSPEED, and PROWLR. Belladonna has spent the past few months holed up ...

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DEATH ANGEL To Support ANTHRAX On The West Coast

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL will support ANTHRAX at three shows later this month before embarking on a short headline tour of their own. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 27 – Tucson, AZ @ The Rialto (w/ ANTHRAX) May 28 - Scottsdale, AZ @ Cajun House (w/ ANTHRAX) May 29 - ...

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IRON MAIDEN Filming New Video?

According to former ANTHRAX guitarist Dan Spitz, IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain left his home base in Florida for the U.K. last Saturday (April 26) to begin work on the first video for MAIDEN's new album, tentatively due in late summer through Sony/Columbia Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Brave New World" will contain "a lot ...

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AFTER ALL/ANTHRAX: European Tour Photos Posted Online

Belgium's AFTER ALL filled the support slot at several dates on the recent European tour of veteran U.S. metallers ANTHRAX. Check out the pictures here. AFTER ALL's latest album, "Mercury Rising", was produced by Harris Johns, renowned for his work with VOIVOD and KREATOR, and was recorded at the Spiderhouse Studios in Berlin, ...

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HAVOCHATE Sign With ROOT OF ALL EVIL RECORDS

New York metal band HAVOCHATE have signed a deal with Root Of All Evil Records. The group's debut album, "This Violent Earth", will be released this summer. As previously reported, HAVOCHATE have secured the opening slot on the upcoming MOTÖRHEAD/ANTHRAX North American tour beginning on May 7 in Norfolk, Virginia. ...

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HAVOCHATE Confirmed For MOTÖRHEAD/ANTHRAX U.S. Tour

New York metal band HAVOCHATE have secured the opening slot on the upcoming MOTÖRHEAD/ANTHRAX North American tour. "To share the stage with metal veterans such as ANTHRAX and MOTÖRHEAD is a great honor for me both personally and professionally," said HAVOCHATE vocalist Jon Mallek. "By being part of this tour, I believe we have positioned ...

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IRON MAIDEN, DIO, MOTÖRHEAD: First Dates Announced

As exclusively predicted here last week, it has now been officially confirmed that IRON MAIDEN, DIO, and MOTÖRHEAD will be teaming up for a two-month North American tour during July-September. Although the complete lineup has yet to be announced, it is understood that MINISTRY and ANTHRAX are among the acts currently under consideration ...

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BILLY MILANO Says JOHN BUSH Is Incapable Of Laughing At The Joke

Former S.O.D. and current M.O.D. frontman Billy Milano has issued a response to ANTHRAX singer John Bush's characterization of Milano as someone who "has a lot of problems to work out," saying that Bush is incapable of laughing at the joke and insisting that the part-time ARMORED SAINT frontman doesn't "understand the dynamics" of Billy's ...

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IRON MAIDEN, DIO, MOTÖRHEAD To Team Up For North American Tour

IRON MAIDEN, DIO, and MOTÖRHEAD will be teaming up for a two-month North American tour during July-September, reliable sources have informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Although no official word has yet come down on the matter, it is understood that MINISTRY and ANTHRAX are among the acts currently under consideration for the opening/support slots on the bill. IRON ...

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FINNTROLL Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK 2003 Festival

FINNTROLL are the latest act to have been confirmed for the 12th annual Sweden Rock festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 6-8 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently set to perform at the event is as follows: TWISTED SISTER WHITESNAKE SEPULTURA YES JETHRO TULL BLIND GUARDIAN MASTERPLAN QUEENSRŸCHE TALISMAN WISHBONE ASH DEMON ...

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ROCK HARD FESTIVAL 2003: Complete Lineup Announced

The complete lineup and running order has been announced for Rock Hard Festival 2003, a two-day event set to take place June 7-8 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. It is as follows: Saturday, June 7: 01. GOD DETHRONED 02. TRIBE AFTER TRIBE 03. CIRCLE II CIRCLE (feat. guest appearance by Jon Oliva) 04. TROUBLE 05. ...

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PAUL DI'ANNO Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK 2003 Festival

Former IRON MAIDEN frontman PAUL DI'ANNO and his band KILLERS are the latest act to have been confirmed for the 12th annual Sweden Rock festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 6-8 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently set to perform at the event is as follows: TWISTED SISTER WHITESNAKE SEPULTURA YES JETHRO ...

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Former ANTHRAX Guitarist To Appear On British TV

Former ANTHRAX/SEBASTIAN BACH guitarist Paul Crook will be performing on "Top Of The Pops" and "TV Total" in London, England this weekend with MEAT LOAF. This is a continuation of the TV promotion for the MEAT LOAF album "Couldn't Have Said It Better" (Polydor Records), which was released overseas on March 31. ...

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ANTHRAX Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

ANTHRAX are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Waldrock festival, scheduled to take place on June 21 in Burgum, Holland. Other artists set to appear at the event include IRON MAIDEN, MADBALL, STRATOVARIUS, LACUNA COIL, ANNIHILATOR, HATEBREED, H.I.M., MURDERDOLLS, CLAWFINGER, TYPE O NEGATIVE, and PETER PAN SPEEDROCK. ...

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DEATH ANGEL Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL 2003

DEATH ANGEL are the latest act to have been confirmed for Rock Hard Festival 2003, a two-day event set to take place June 7-8 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. A total of 16 bands will perform at the Rock Hard magazine-sponsored festival, which will include the only European appearance by the reunited Chicago doomsters TROUBLE. ...

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ANTHRAX's BENANTE: 'The Europeans Love The New Shit'

ANTHRAX have confirmed the following North American tour dates during May: May 06 - Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory (w/ MINISTRY) May 07 - Norfolk, VA @ The Norva (w/ MOTÖRHEAD) May 09 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium (w/ MOTÖRHEAD) May 11 - Montreal @ The Medley (w/ MOTÖRHEAD) May 13 - Mt. Clemens, ...

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DEMON Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK 2003 Festival

British NWOBHM legends DEMON are the latest act to have been confirmed for the 12th annual Sweden Rock festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 6-8 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently set to perform at the event is as follows: TWISTED SISTER WHITESNAKE SEPULTURA YES JETHRO TULL BLIND GUARDIAN MASTERPLAN QUEENSRŸCHE TALISMAN ...

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TAD MOROSE, FALCONER, DRAGONFORCE Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK 2003

TAD MOROSE, FALCONER, DRAGONFORCE, FAIRYLAND and ARCH NEMESIS are the latest acts to have been confirmed for the 12th annual Sweden Rock festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 6-8 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The complete list of artists currently set to perform at the event is as follows: TWISTED SISTER WHITESNAKE SEPULTURA YES JETHRO TULL BLIND ...

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KREATOR Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL 2003

KREATOR have replaced AMON AMARTH on the bill for Rock Hard Festival 2003, a two-day event set to take place June 7-8 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. No reason was given for AMON AMARTH's withdrawal from the event. A total of 16 bands will appear at the Rock Hard magazine-sponsored festival, the official lineup for ...

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Former ANTHRAX Guitarist Re-Launches Web Site

Former ANTHRAX guitarist Dan Spitz has re-launched his official web site at a new location: www.spitzcity.com. There has been no word yet on the long-promised press release revealing details about Spitz's new SEVEN X SEVENTY project, which at one time was supposed to feature contributions from IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain and ex-MEGADETH ...

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