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MEGADETH: New Album Track Listing Revealed

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has revealed the track listing for the group's new CD, tentatively due later in the year through Sanctuary Records. It is as follows: 01. Blackmail The Universe 02. Shadow Of Death 03. My Kingdom 04. Of Mice And Men 05. Truth Be Told 06. The Scorpion 07. Kick The Chair 08. ...

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MACHINE HEAD To Film Detroit Show For Possible Live DVD

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn has posted the following message to the band's official web site: "Hails and salutations fuckers! "The release of our new record, 'Through The Ashes Of Empires' (from here on out referred to as 'TTAOE') is less than a month away! The new, exclusive track, 'Seasons Wither' is mixed, mastered and ...

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VISCERAL BLEEDING: New MP3, Video Posted Online

Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING have finalized the track listing for their second full-length album, "Transcend Into Ferocity", due on May 11 through Neurotic Records. The follow-up to 2002's "Remnants of Deprivation" was recorded at Flatpig studios in Malmö with producer Robert Ahrling (ORIGINBLOOD, SPAWN OF POSSESSION) and will contain nine tracks plus a multimedia ...

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ROBERT PLANT Makes Surprise Appearance At LIZARDS/VANILLA FUDGE Gig

According to ElectricBasement.com, legendary LED ZEPPELIN frontman Robert Plant made a guest appearance at a LIZARDS/VANILLA FUDGE U.K. gig last week. On March 13, at the Rock Cafe 2000 in Stourbridge, Plant joined THE LIZARDS (featuring drummer Bobby Rondinelli of RAINBOW/BLACK SABBATH fame) and VANILLA FUDGE during an encore featuring both bands onstage together. Plant ...

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G3: More European Tour Dates Announced

An updated list of tentative dates for the European G3 Tour, featuring Steve Vai, Joe Satriani and Robert Fripp, has been released. It is as follows: Jun. 13 - Arrow Rock Festival - DeShanes, NETH Jun. 14 - K.B. Hallen - Copenhagen, DEN Jun. 15 - Liseberghallen - Gothenburg, SWE Jun. 16 - Gota Lejon ...

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AMONG THIEVES: New Song Posted Online

AMONG THIEVES have posted the track "Piece Of Tomorrow" from their recently completed full-length debut, "Beginning Of The End". The track can be heard in Real Audio format at this location. The record is scheduled to be released in Japan in late May, with U.S. and European release details to be set soon. ...

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VISCERAL BLEEDING Sign With NEUROTIC RECORDS

Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING have inked a deal with Neurotic Records for the release of their second full-length album, entitled "Transcend Into Ferocity". The follow-up to 2002's "Remnants of Deprivation" was recorded at Flatpig studios in Malmö with producer Robert Ahrling (ORIGINBLOOD, SPAWN OF POSSESSION) and is scheduled for release on May 11. Songtitles ...

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MASTODON Begin Recording New Album

MASTODON have commenced the recording process for their new album, "Leviathan", at Robert Lang Studios (NIRVANA, PRETTY GIRLS MAKE GRAVES, FOO FIGHTERS) and Litho Studios (DEFTONES, SOUNDGARDEN, BOTCH) in Seattle with producer Matt Bayles. Bayles had previously worked with MASTODON on their acclaimed "Remission" album in addition to doing studio work with such groups as ...

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METALLICA: 'This Monster Lives' Book Due In November

"Metallica: This Monster Lives", a book chronicling filmmaker Joe Berlinger's three years spent with METALLICA making the "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" documentary, is due in November via Martins Press. "It will be designed to tie into the DVD release of the film, which will be [in early 2005]," Berlinger told MTV.com last October. "The ...

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Review: METALLICA Played With Energy To Spare At Tour Kick-Off

Michael Senft of The Arizona Republic has reviewed METALLICA's U.S. tour-opening performance at America West Arena in Phoenix Tuesday night (March 2). "Conspicuously scarce [in the group's set] were tracks from the quartet's new album, 'St. Anger'," he wrote. "Perhaps the band realizes that its newer material does not measure up to past efforts, because ...

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MACHINE HEAD Frontman Checks In With Studio, Tour Update

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn has posted the following message on the band's official forum: "Woo–hoo! "Still recovering from Fat Tuesday, Yow! Drink of the night, Grey Goose Vodka Lemon Drops. Fuck – in – A! Kind of a fruity drink (in the metrosexual sense), but they're a manly color, so, you know... that's how ...

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First European G3 Tour Dates Announced

The first dates for the European G3 Tour, featuring Steve Vai, Joe Satriani and Robert Fripp, have been released. They are as follows: Jun. 13 - Arrow Rock Festival, NETH Jun. 14-20 - TBA Jun. 22 - Manchester, UK Jun. 23 - Glascow, UK Jun. 25 - Newcastle, UK Jun. 26 - Birmingham, UK Jun. ...

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European G3 Tour Without YNGWIE MALMSTEEN?

According to the YNGWIE MALMSTEEN fan site Guitar Alchemy, initial reports from the Joe Satriani camp indicate that Malmsteen will not be taking part in the planned European G3 trek alongside Satriani and Steve Vai. Instead the third slot will likely be filled by Robert Fripp of KING CRIMSON fame. No further information ...

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GENERAL SURGERY: Live Photos Posted Online

Legendary Swedish grindcore merchants GENERAL SURGERY have posted live pictures taken during their Feb. 14 appearance at Club Nocturnal in Gothenburg on their official web site. Check them out here. The concert, which marked GENERAL SURGERY's first show in 14 years, featured support sets from RELEVANT FEW (featuring GARDENIAN, ex-GOOSEFLESH bassist Robert Hakemo) ...

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STRYPER Singer: God Brought Us Back Together On Reunion Tour

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet has posted the following message on his official web site: "Hello everyone. I thank you all again for your undying patience with me regarding updates and newsletters. I get so caught up in day-to-day events that before I know it, two to three months have gone by. Amazing, where does the ...

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CAMP FREDDY Perform At MAXIM Magazine's Pre-SUPERBOWL Party: Photos Available

CAMP FREDDY, the Los Angeles-based "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, bassist Scott Ford, and vocalist Donovan Leitch (the son of 1960s U.K. folk-rock icon Donovan) performed at the Maxim Magazine Superbowl Party on Friday, January ...

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GENERAL SURGERY Confirmed For Germany's FUCK THE COMMERCE Festival

Legendary Swedish grindcore merchants GENERAL SURGERY have been confirmed for the Fuck The Commerce festival, set to take place May 20-22 in Neiden/Torgau, Germany. Also scheduled to appear are BRODEQUIN, DISGORGE, GORATORY, LITURGY, BIRDFLESH, CLITEATER and DEFLORACE, with more acts soon to be announced. For more information on the Fuck The Commerce festival, click

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VISCERAL BLEEDING Film 'Extreme' New Video

Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING have shot a video for the new track "Fury Unleashed" off their forthcoming sophomore album, "Transcend Into Ferocity". "Hopefully the video will be included as bonus on the upcoming CD," the band write on their web site. "The video was shoot by Olle Karlsson and is really fucking extreme." As ...

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GENERAL SURGERY: Support Acts Announced

Legendary Swedish grindcore merchants GENERAL SURGERY will be supported by RELEVANT FEW (featuring GARDENIAN, ex-GOOSEFLESH bassist Robert Hakemo) and INVOKED at their February 14 appearance at Club Nocturnal in Gothenburg. The concert, which will mark GENERAL SURGERY's first show in 14 years, will be followed by a "smaller headlining tour" in April, with a couple ...

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CARDINAL Part Ways With Bassist, Seek Replacement

CARDINAL, the Dutch death metal group formed by former members of UNLORD, CONOLATION, NEMBRIONIC and NECROLOGY, are currently holding auditions for a new bass player. The band's previous bassist, Robert Jan, has decided to leave the band "due to private circumstances." Although CARDINAL are "sorry to see him go, we have to move on," the ...

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