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ABORTED To Film First-Ever DVD At France's VS FEST

Belgian death metallers ABORTED will film their first-ever DVD during an appearance at the second edition of the VS Fest, set to take place May 28 at La Locomotive in Paris, France. A late 2006 release is expected. VS Fest is organized by the leading French webzine VS-webzine.com. The first edition of the festival took ...

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DEVILDRIVER To Support VENOM On U.S. Tour

DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara (ex-COAL CHAMBER) has told MTV.com that the band will hit the road late spring for seven U.S. shows in support of VENOM. "I'm doing it just to get the shirt," he joked. While Fafara said his summer's still wide open — he believes DEVILDRIVER will tour in July and ...

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NAKED BEGGARS: Tour Dates Announced

NAKED BEGGARS, the band featuring CINDERELLA members Eric Brittingham (bass) and Jeff LaBar (guitar), are continuing to tour in support of their recently issued second album, "Spit It Out". According to a press release, "This rock/blues-based CD is reviewed as being one of the best rock albums thus far of 2006, giving VELVET REVOLVER and ...

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ATREYU: New Single Preview Available Online

A 75-second audio sample of the new ATREYU single, "Ex's and Oh's", has been posted online at this location (Real Media). The song comes off the group's upcoming third album, "A Deathgrip on Yesterday", due on March 28 via Victory Records. The follow-up to 2004's "The Curse" was produced by Josh Abraham (STAIND, ...

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ENTOMBED, DISMEMBER, DEW-SCENTED Confirmed For France's KILLER FEST

ENTOMBED, DISMEMBER and DEW-SCENTED are among the confirmed bands for the Killer Fest, set to take place April 15-16 in Chaulnes, France. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Saturday, April 15: DISMEMBER CARNIVAL IN COAL CATARACT DESTINITY DROWNING ASHURA MALADAPTIVE ALTERED BEAST Sunday, April 16: ENTOMBED DEW-SCENTED YYRKOON LENG TCHE WHORECORE WORMFOOD KRAGENS ...

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CARNIVAL IN COAL Sign With EQUILIBRE MUSIC

French duo CARNIVAL IN COAL, who were previously signed to Elitist/Earache Records, have inked a new deal with Equilibre Music (CRACK OV DAWN, ZUUL FX, LYCOSIA, MXD). Commented CARNIVAL IN COAL singer Arno Strobl: "The people at Equilibre are more motivated [to] work with us than any people at Earache would have ever been now ...

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DEVILDRIVER To Support OPETH In March

DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Here's whats new and in the works..... Roadrunner Records received the NEW DEVILDRIVER video yesterday. We are all excited to have you all see it. I will let you know when it is going to be put up on our ...

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Trilateral Progression - NEURAXIS

NEURAXIS' "Trilateral Progression" is one impressive death metal album. On its fourth full-length release, the Montreal tech-death squad has accomplished what so many of its brethren have failed to do: adroitly combine technicality, brutality, and melody. Is there a death metal training facility in Montreal that has been secretly financed by the Canadian government? I ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE To Team Up With AEROSMITH For Co-Headlining Tour

MÖTLEY CRÜE will be teaming up with AEROSMITH for a co-headlining tour later in the year, CRÜE frontman Vince Neil revealed during an appearance on the "Opie and Anthony" show on XM Satellite Radio earlier today (Jan. 6). In addition, CRÜE will be playing several European dates with THE ROLLING STONES over the summer. MÖTLEY ...

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IN FLAMES, SEPULTURA: More European Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for IN FLAMES' upcoming European headlining tour. Direct support on all dates will come from Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA. The dates are as follows: Mar. 12 - Oslo, NOR - Rockefeller Mar. 14 - Tampere, FIN - Pakkahoune Mar. 15 - Helsinki, FIN - House of culture Mar. 17 - Stockholm, ...

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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, CLUTCH: U.K. Tour Dates Announced

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY will be teaming up with CLUTCH and Philadelphia instrumental rockers STINKING LIZAVETA for a U.K. tour in January. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 15 - Cardiff, UK @ Coal Exchange Jan. 16 - Exeter, UK @ Lemon Grove Jan. 17 - Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfrun Hall Jan. 18 - Stoke, UK ...

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THROWDOWN Frontman Sings With SOULFLY; Band Prepare For ARCH ENEMY Tour

THROWDOWN have just wrapped up their national tour with SOULFLY. However not before THROWDOWN vocalist Dave Peters joined SOULFLY on stage in L.A., Tucson and Anaheim to perform some of his favorite SEPULTURA songs — "Refuse/Resist" and "Territory". Max Cavalera, who helms SOULFLY, was previously in SEPULTURA, which was a huge influence on countless metal ...

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CLUTCH: U.K. Tour Announced

CLUTCH have announced a U.K. tour beginning in mid-January. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 15 - Coal Exchange - Cardiff, UK Jan. 16 - Lemon Grove - Exeter, UK Jan. 17 - Wolfrun Hall - Wolves, UK Jan. 18 - Sugarmill - Stoke, UK Jan. 20 - UNI - Liverpool, UK Jan. 21 - ...

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ROADRUNNER UNITED Concert: Tickets On Sale November 12

On Saturday, November 12, tickets for Roadrunner Records' 25th anniversary concert taking place at the Nokia Theater in New York City on December 15 will go on sale through all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com, at their outlets across the country and via phone by calling 212-307-7171. The year-long, ...

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Roadrunner United: The All-Star Sessions - VARIOUS ARTISTS

You have to give a project like this credit for sheer balls alone, not to mention the amount of frequent-flyer miles annihilated in the name of tribute. Four "team captains" — ex-FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, MACHINE HEAD mainman Robert Flynn, SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison and TRIVIUM frontman Matthew K. Heafy — assembled core bands ...

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ROADRUNNER UNITED: 'The End' Video Posted Online

The ROADRUNNER UNITED video for the track "The End" has been posted online at this location (Quicktime required). Written and produced by Dino Cazares (ex-FEAR FACTORY/BRUJERIA), "The End" features Matt Heafy (TRIVIUM) on vocals, Nadja Peulen (ex-COAL CHAMBER) on bass, Roy Mayorga (ex-SOULFLY, MEDICATION, THORN) on drums, Logan Mader (ex-MACHINE HEAD, SOULFLY) on ...

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