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MASTERPLAN, ROSE TATTOO To Support SAXON In Europe

MASTERPLAN and ROSE TATTOO have been confirmed as the special guests on the upcoming SAXON European tour, which is scheduled to kick off late February. The dates are as follows: Feb. 28 - UK Glasgow Garage (2) Mar. 02 - UK Belfast Spring & Airbrake (2) Mar. 03 - IRL Dublin Temple Bar Music Centre ...

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AUTUMN TEARS Hard At Work On New CD

Dark Symphonies recording artist AUTUMN TEARS is putting the finishing touches on the writing and recording process for its next release, entitled "The Hallowing". After a decade of evolving, the band has finally shed its shell of neoclassical, darkwave and gothic sound, opting to pursue a more traditional classical and chamber music style. Drawing influences ...

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The Faithless - NIGHTS LIKE THESE

Fucking punishing! NIGHTS LIKE THESE take up the mantle of aggressive, technical, brutal death-inflected hardcore on this debut album, and leave little but rubble in their wake. Wearing their RED CHORD, CONVERGE, THE END and DEADGUY influences on their sleeves, this Tennessee band produce an unholy clatter where head-spinning time changes and face-smashing breakdowns are ...

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NEVERMORE: Album Reissues Detailed

Seattle's premier metal outfit NEVERMORE has opened its chamber of secrets, unveiling previously unreleased material as well as various other rarities, which will be used as bonus content for its upcoming re-releases of "Nevermore" (1995), the "In Memory" EP (1996), and "The Politics of Ecstasy" (1996), due in Europe on September 11 (September 8 in ...

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WORMFOOD: Live Video Posted Online

A live video of the French decadent metallers WORMFOOD performing their infamous song "Vieux Pedophile" live at Killer Fest 2006 has been posted online by TDKprod at this location (Windows Media). WORMFOOD released its first album, entitled "France", on the Italian label Code666 and is currently working on a new CD, scheduled for ...

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POISONBLACK To Support LACUNA COIL In Europe

POISONBLACK — the Finnish band featuring Ville Laihiala (vocals, guitar, formerly of SENTENCED), Janne Markus (guitar), Marco Sneck (keyboards), Antti Remes (bass) and Tarmo Kanerva (drums) — will support LACUNA COIL on their upcoming European tour, which is set to take place September-November. The details are as follows: Sep. 22 - (I) Treviso - New ...

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DEVILDRIVER: More U.S. Dates Announced

Santa Barbara, California's DEVILDRIVER, the band featuring former COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, has lined up the following dates during August: Aug. 13 - Irving Plaza - New York, NY (w/ VENOM) Aug. 14 - NorVa - Norfolk, VA Aug. 15 - Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA (w/ VENOM) Aug. 16 - Jaxx - Springfield, VA ...

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EMPEROR: New York City Setlist Revealed

According to one concert attendee, Norwegian black metallers EMPEROR performed the following set during their July 13 concert at B.B. King Blues club in New York City: 01. Into The Infinity Of Thoughts 02. The Burning Shadows Of Silence 03. Cosmic Keys To My Creations & Times 04. Thus Spake The Nightspirit 05. An Elegy ...

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BLEEDING THROUGH Film 'Love In Slow Motion' Video

Will Brandan's wife become food for the cannibalistic hillbillies? Is the rest of the band lobotomized zombies? What exactly is that dark figure in the hood? These were some of the questions we were left with at the cliffhanger ending of BLEEDING THROUGH's video for the song "Kill To Believe". That video was the first ...

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LACUNA COIL To Embark On U.K. Headlining Tour In October

Italian Rock sensations LACUNA COIL have announced they will be heading back to the U.K. for a headlining tour this fall, in support of their new album "Karmacode". Since the release of "Karmacode" in April of this year LACUNA COIL have already made their mark on the music world, with worldwide critical acclaim for "Karmacode", ...

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SAXON: 2007 European Tour Dates Announced

Veteran British heavy metal band SAXON are currently working on a new studio album, which they plan to release in the spring of 2007. To coincide with the album's release, the band will embark on an extensive European tour. So far the following dates have been confirmed: Feb. 28 - UK - Glasgow - Garage ...

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CARNIVAL IN COAL: Second And Third Albums Reissued On Single CD

After having re-released the cult debut effort "Vivalavida" (with previously unreleased "Sramik" demo as bonus) from French experimentalists CARNIVAL IN COAL at the end of 2005, Equilibre Music has now reissued on one single CD the second and the third albums from the duo. CARNIVAL IN COAL's "French Cancan" (1999) displays some of the most ...

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TWELFTH GATE Part Ways With Singer, Announce Replacement

Chicago-based power metallers TWELFTH GATE have announced that vocalist Scott Huffman has decided to quit the band. Replacing him in the group is Brent "Red" Erickson. Commented bassist Rob Such: "This may come as a surprise to some, but it's actually something that Scott's been hinting at for well over a year now....both for creative ...

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ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For Czech Republic's BRUTAL ASSAULT Festival

Reformed classic British thrash outfit ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for the Brutal Assault festival, set to take place August 10­-12 at Svojsice U Prelouce (100 km east of Prague) in the Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS BIRDFLESH CARNIVAL IN COAL CEPHALIC CARNAGE DIMMU BORGIR EPHEL DUATH ...

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Sterling Black Icon - FRAGMENTS OF UNBECOMING

I recall applauding Germany's FRAGMENTS OF UNBECOMING in a review of the band's Metal Blade debut (and sophomore release) "Skywards/Chapter II: A Sylphe's Ascension". In said review I acknowledged the band's unabashed love of the Swedish melodic death metal style, but still found the album to be finely crafted and genuinely entertaining. "Sterling Black Icon ...

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DEVILDRIVER: More North American Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for DEVILDRIVER's upcoming "Burning Daylight Tour" North American headlining tour with BURY YOUR DEAD, REMEMBERING NEVER, IF HOPE DIES and ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER. The schedule is now shaping up as follows: May 08 - San Diego, CA @ House Of Blues May 09 - West Hollywood, CA @ Whisky A Go ...

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AUDIOSLAVE: New Album Title Revealed

According to RollingStone.com, AUDIOSLAVE have set "Revelations" as the title of their third album, due in June. For the follow-up to last year's "Out of Exile", singer Chris Cornell wanted to explore a vocal style he feels closest to but has never touched on before: R&B. "I love rock music, but my favorite ...

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