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GOD FORBID: New Video To Debut On 'Headbanger's Ball'

GOD FORBID have just completed an extensive European tour with MACHINE HEAD and CALIBAN and will soon embark on the Stillborn Festival trek alongside such genre titans as HATEBREED, AGNOSTIC FRONT, CANDIRIA and FULL BLOWN CHAOS. The group's new video for their current album's title track, "Gone Forever", shot by acclaimed director Zach Merck (12 ...

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UPDATED: Tributes From Metal Musicians Pour In For DIMEBAG DARRELL

A number of heavy metal musicians have paid tribute to Dimebag Darrell (DAMAGEPLAN, ex-PANTERA) who was tragically murdered last night. ------------------------------------------------- Ozzy Osbourne: "Dimebag was a dear friend of mine. I'm absolutely beside myself with grief. I can't for the life of me understand why someone would do this. PANTERA toured with me many, many ...

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GOD FORBID Added To Stillborn Festival; New Video Completed

New Jersey-based thrash titans GOD FORBID have been added to this year's Stillborn Festival, which also features such legendary acts as AGNOSTIC FRONT, CANDIRIA and HATEBREED, among others. This annual series put together by HATEBREED's Jamey Jasta and Stillborn Records is composed of three shows beginning in Philadelphia on December 26. After highly successful tours ...

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THROWDOWN Added To GOD FORBID Tour Dates

There has been a slight lineup change to the upcoming GOD FORBID headlining shows. THE RED CHORD have now been replaced by THROWDOWN, who will only join the package for the Rhode Island and New Jersey shows. All of these shows will be filmed for a live video for the album's title track, "Gone Forever", ...

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KORODED Sign With SILVERDUST RECORDS

After years of being heralded as one of Germany's premiere underground acts, "monster mosh metallers" KORODED have joined forces with Silverdust Records. KORODED's last EP, "The Absurd Beauty of Being Alone", not only took their hardcore fans by storm but "convinced the press as well that KORODED could possibly be one of the frontrunners in ...

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OZZFEST 2004 Summer Sampler Unleashed

The previously unreleased LAMB OF GOD track "Laid to Rest", which will not be available until this fall on their new release "Ashes of the Wake", is one of the cuts included on the Ozzfest 2004 sampler CD, available at the Ozzfest Summer Sampler booth at any and every Ozzfest show this summer. The disc ...

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SOUNDSCAN Report: RUSH, ATREYU, UNEARTH, NEUROSIS

RUSH's brand-new CD, "Feedback", a collection of covers of classics popularized by the likes of THE WHO, CREAM, BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD and THE YARDBIRDS, has sold 48,006 copies in its first week of release to debut at No. 19 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. ATREYU's "Curse" registered a first-week tally of 34,144, landing at ...

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MUDVAYNE Singer Talks About Label Imprint, First Signing

MUDVAYNE singer Chad Gray has commented on BLOODSIMPLE, the first signing to his label, Bullygoat Records (with distribution through Warner Bros Records). Based in New York, BLOODSIMPLE is the new project featuring VISION OF DISORDER members Tim Williams (vocals) and Mike Kennedy (guitar), along with ex-MEDICATION bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Chris Hamilton, plus guitarist ...

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Screamo: Extreme Music For Extreme Times?

Jon Wiederhorn of MTV.com has penned an article on a brand-new heavy metal sub-genre dubbed "screamo," a style characterized by "aggressive, chaotic passages flush with larynx-shredding vocals" balanced "with swooping melodies and vocal harmonies." ATREYU, along with a host of other heartbroken, hate-filled noisemongers like BLEEDING THROUGH, FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES, EVERY TIME I DIE, ...

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TERROR Sign With TRUSTKILL RECORDS

Los Angeles tough-core unit TERROR have inked a deal with Trustkill Records. The group's debut full-length CD, "One With The Underdogs", was produced by DEATH BY STEREO's Paul Miner (ATREYU, THRICE) and is scheduled for release in August. The follow-up to the group's nine song EP "Lowest Of The Low" (Bridge 9) features guest vocal ...

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THROWDOWN Added To OZZFEST 2004

Orange County, California-based straight-edge hardcore band THROWDOWN have secured a second-stage slot at this year's Ozzfest, kicking off July 10 in Hartford, Connecticut. The band's official statement on the matter is as follows: "We are super stoked to say that we have officially been added to this years OZZFEST! We just got word today [Thursday, ...

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DEVILDRIVER Secure Second-Stage Slot At OZZFEST 2004

DEVILDRIVER, the California-based band fronted by former COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara, have secured a slot on the second stage of this year's Ozzfest, according to a posting at the Roadrunner Records web site. Other bands that have landed a rotating second-stage slot at Ozzfest 2004 include ATREYU, BLEEDING THROUGH, LACUNA COIL, EVERY ...

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OTEP Added To OZZFEST 2004

According to a posting at the group's official web site, OTEP have secured a second-stage slot at this year's Ozzfest. The group will reportedly be playing in the afternoon in a rotating slot "right before the headliners [SLIPKNOT and HATEBREED]." As previously reported, Ozzfest 2004 is scheduled to kick off July 10 in ...

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OZZFEST 2004: The Official Press Release

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2004--"The day OZZfest comes to town is the best day of summer for hardcore fans of hard rock and metal music. They know they're getting value beyond what they paid for." So says OZZfest founder Sharon Osbourne. "The music starts at 9:30 a.m. and doesn't stop until Ozzy leaves the stage ...

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OZZFEST 2004: Lineup, Tour Dates Announced!

The organizers of the annual Ozzfest announced the details of this year's festival at a press conference held this morning at Avalon in Hollywood, California. The lineup is as follows: Main Stage: OZZY OSBOURNE JUDAS PRIEST SLAYER DIMMU BORGIR SUPERJOINT RITUAL BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Second Stage: SLIPKNOT HATEBREED LAMB OF GOD Rotating: ATREYU ...

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OZZFEST Press Conference Pushed Back A Day

The press conference to announce the exact lineup for this year's Ozzfest will now take place one day later than originally announced — on Friday, February 20. The venue for the press conference will remain the same: Avalon (web site, 1735 N. Vine Street) in Hollywood, California. The following bands are believed to ...

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MTV: SLIPKNOT To Headline OZZFEST's Second Stage

SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison has confirmed to MTV.com that the Iowa-based nine-piece will headline the second stage of this summer's Ozzfest (as first reported here on Jan. 25). Jordison said he prefers the secondary platform over the main stage for one simple reason. "It has a pit," he said dryly. Joining SLIPKNOT on ...

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GOD FORBID Prepare To Release New Album

The New Jersey quintet GOD FORBID have just released a new low-priced EP entitled "Better Days". The EP features the new track, "Better Days" from the group's highly anticipated new effort, "Gone Forever", along with an exclusive new song only available on this disc. The set also contains a demo version of "Wicked", which appeared ...

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GOD FORBID Get 'Heavier And More Melodic' On Upcoming CD

The New Jersey-based quintet GOD FORBID have completed work on their new album, "Gone Forever", tentatively due in March 2004 through Century Media Records. "Gone Forever" was recorded at Trax East Studios by Eric Rachel (ATREYU, E.TOWN CONCRETE, EVERY TIME I DIE) and was mixed by acclaimed producer Colin Richardson (MACHINE HEAD, CHIMAIRA, FEAR FACTORY). ...

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GOD FORBID To Support MUSHROOMHEAD

New Jersey thrash quintet GOD FORBID will be main support on the following MUSHROOMHEAD dates: Oct. 29 - St. Louis, MO @ Pops Oct. 30 - TBA Oct. 31 - Cleveland, OH @ The Phantasy Nov. 01 - Cleveland, OH @ The Phantasy Nov. 02 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Orbit Room Nov. 03 - ...

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