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HELLWITCH To Support THERION In Florida

Legendary death/thrash metal band HELLWITCH have been confirmed as the support act for THERION on Sunday, September 18 at the House of Blues in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. As previously reported, HELLWITCH recently completed work on a self-financed promotional demo/CD, which they are currently using to procure a record deal. The CD contains new versions ...

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OPETH: 'The Grand Conjuration' Video Posted Online

OPETH's video for the track "The Grand Conjuration", featuring a special guest appearance by STRAPPING YOUNG LAD drummer Gene Hoglan, has been posted online at Roadrun.com. The song comes off the group's new album, "Ghost Reveries", available now on Roadrunner Records. The CD was mastered on June 16 at the Cutting Room facilities ...

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SUICIDE CITY To Support MINDLESS SELF INDULGENCE On U.S. Tour

SUICIDE CITY (formerly RODEK), the new band featuring BIOHAZARD guitarist/vocalist Billy Graziadei and former KITTIE bassist Jennifer Arroyo, will be supporting MINDLESS SELF INDULGENCE on the following dates: Sep. 21 - The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA Sep. 22 - The Masquerade - Tampa, FL Sep. 23 - Revolution - Ft. Lauderdale, FL Sep. 24 - ...

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THERION: More North American Tour Dates Announced

Sweden's THERION have announced the following dates as part of their first North American tour: Aug. 29 - Meow Meow - Portland, OR Aug. 30 - Studio Seven - Seattle, WA Aug. 31 - Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC - CANADA Sep. 02 - Starlite Room - Edmonton, AB - CANADA Sep. 03 - Warehouse ...

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DEFTONES Frontman On Working With BOB EZRIN: 'If You Don't Have Anything Nice To Say...'

Canada's ChartAttack.com recently conducted an interview with DEFTONES/TEAM SLEEP frontman Chino Moreno. An excerpt from the chat follows: ChartAttack.com: What was it like working with [producer] Bob Ezrin [KISS, PINK FLOYD, JANE'S ADDICTION] for the new DEFTONES record? Chino Moreno: "Oh, it was, you know, whatever. I'd rather not. If you don't have ...

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DEFTONES: 'B-Sides & Rarities' Due In October

Since the textured aggression of the DEFTONES' 1995 debut, the Northern California quintet has become an icon approved by mosh pits and critics alike for its exquisitely sculpted sonic roar. While the DEFTONES record the follow-up to their self-titled 2003 album, Maverick Records releases "B-Sides & Rarities". Filled with import-only B-sides, intriguing covers, unreleased mixes, ...

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HENRY ROLLINS To Embark On '25 Years Of Bulls**t' Tour

According to MTV.com, punk rock icon Henry Rollins has finalized plans for his "25 Years of Bullshit" tour, sponsored by IFC, which airs "Henry's Film Corner". The two-month, 43-show trek kicks off September 29 in Phoenix, and will include commentary on politics, pop culture and his most recent exploits, before wrapping November 26 in Las ...

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DEFTONES: Release Date Set For Collection of B-Sides, Rarities

Maverick Records has reportedly set a September 27 release date for DEFTONES's upcoming CD/DVD collection of B-sides, previously unreleased songs, all of the band's videos and never-before-seen video footage. In a recent interview with the U.K.'s Kerrang! magazine, DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno had the following to say about the band's decision to issue the set: ...

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DEFTONES: Rare B-Sides Posted Online

DEFTONES have uploaded several rare B-side tracks to their MySpace.com page. The songs are expected to appear on the band's upcoming collection of B-sides and other rarities, tentatively due this summer/fall via Maverick Records. In a recent interview with the U.K.'s Kerrang! magazine, DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno had the following to say about ...

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Former STATIC-X Guitarist Arraigned In California

According to RollingStone.com, former STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen — born Tod Rex Salvador — was arraigned last Friday (June 24) and will spend his fortieth birthday today at the Intake Release Center for Men in Santa Ana, California, where he is being held without bail. He was arrested in Orange County on February 10 on ...

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CELTIC FROST Mainman: New Album 'Is Growing Nearer To Completion'

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "A truly astonishing week so far. I happened to come across, and rather unexpectedly so, the incredible and indescribable talents of TEAM SLEEP's Zach Hill. With all due (and sincere) respect to many other extraordinary drummers, Hill is simply the ...

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DEEP PURPLE Confirmed For France's FESTIVAL DES VIEILLES CHARRUES

According to Deep-Purple.net, DEEP PURPLE have been confirmed for the Festival des Vieilles Charrues in Brittany, northern France. They are due to headline on the first day (Friday, July 22) of the three-day event. Other acts on the bill include NEW ORDER and BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB. Tickets and information are available from the festival ...

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DEFTONES Frontman Talks About Upcoming Album

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno has spoken to Kerrang! magazine about the band's forthcoming fifth album. The Sacramento quintet are currently holed up in a Los Angeles studio with producer Bob Ezrin (KISS, JANE'S ADDICTION) working on the follow-up to their 2003 self-titled release. After a spell working in Carriage House in Connecticut, Moreno ...

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TEAM SLEEP: Entire Album Available For Preview

TEAM SLEEP's entire self-titled debut album can be previewed online at AOL.com. "Team Sleep" is scheduled for release on May 10 via Maverick. The group, which features DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno, along with Moreno's childhood friend Todd Wilkenson on guitar, DJ Crook, bassist Rick Verrett and drummer Zach Hill, has been working on ...

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DEFTONES: New Album To Surface In The Fall

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno revealed during a recent radio interview with Zane Lowe of BBC Radio 1 that the group's new album will now not surface until the fall. Said Chino, "I've got another week and a half of vocals to finish up and it sounds really good. We've spent a lot of time going ...

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MUDVAYNE Bassist Explains OZZFEST 'Mystery Band' Hoopla

Launch Radio Networks reports: When the lineup for this summer's Ozzfest was posted online last month, one main stage slot was left open for a "mystery band," with names like MEGADETH, ANTHRAX, SYSTEM OF A DOWN and DISTURBED all mentioned as possible candidates. That honor eventually went to MUDVAYNE, and bassist Ryan Martinie told Launch ...

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