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PHILIP ANSELMO Performs ALICE IN CHAINS, PANTERA With METAL SKOOL

Former PANTERA/current DOWN frontman Philip Anselmo joined the '80s metal/hard rock tribute band METAL SKOOL last night (Monday, February 26) at the Key club in Hollywood, California for renditions of ALICE IN CHAINS' "Man in the Box" and PANTERA's "Walk". Other guests at the show included Marq Torien from the BULLETBOYS, David Draiman (DISTURBED) and ...

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DYSRHYTHMIA Announces Tour With PSYOPUS, BEHOLD…THE ARCTOPUS

Progressive instrumental trio DYSRHYTHMIA has announced U.S. tour dates with the like-minded PSYOPUS and BEHOLD…THE ARTOPUS. The tour, dubbed "The Melt Your Face Tour", will kick off on March 29 in Philadelphia, PA before working its way South and back. Prior to this tour, DYSRHYTHMIA will be performing two shows in their home base of ...

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DOWN: Seattle Headlining Show Announced

DOWN — the acclaimed New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) — has confirmed a headlining concert in Seattle on March 9 the group's stint as the opening band on ...

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CATHEDRAL: Greek Show Postponed

Veteran British doom/stoner band CATHEDRAL has been forced to postpone its previously announced February 25 performance in Athens, Greece due to guitar player Garry Jennings sustaining a broken thumb and wrist from a cycling accident. A new date for the concert has not yet been announced. CATHEDRAL's latest album, "The Garden of Unearthly Delights", was ...

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VINNIE PAUL, NIKKI SIXX, WARREN DEMARTINI: NAMM Photos Posted Online

Vinnie Paul (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN, HELLYEAH), Nikki Sixx (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Mick Mars (MÖTLEY CRÜE), Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Dave Mustaine (MEGADETH) and Warren DeMartini (RATT) are among the musicians that attended this year's winter NAMM show (National Association of Music Merchants) in Anaheim, California. Vinnie Paul signed autographs at the Pearl booth at NAMM on January ...

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MNEMIC To Guest On Danish National Radio

Danish futurist metallers MNEMIC will be the featured guests on Denmark's national radio show "P3's Public Service" airing Monday, February 5. The show begins at 22.00 / 10:00 p.m. and runs to midnight. An e-card for MNEMIC's upcoming album, "Passenger", is now available at www.mnemic.com. You can check out a couple of songs ...

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Passenger - MNEMIC

Denmark's MNEMIC turned quite a few heads with its futuristic thrash, MESHUGGAH-like rhythms and shades of FEAR FACTORY/STRAPPING YOUNG LAD songwriting on 2003's "Mechanical Spin Phenomena" and 2004's "The Audio Injected Soul". While the soon-to-be-released "Passenger" may not reach the heights achieved by the 2004 release, those same elements are present and several of the ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL: More Tour Details Revealed

HEAVEN AND HELL members Ronnie James Dio (DIO, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) and Geezer Butler (BLACK SABBATH) were interviewed by radio personality/VH1 Classic VJ Eddie Trunk on his "Friday Night Rocks" radio show on New York's Q104.3 FM last night (Friday, January 19). According to Joe Siegler of the BLACK SABBATH fan site Black-Sabbath.com, ...

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BLIND MELON Book In The Works

Journalist Greg Prato is currently working on a book about the history of BLIND MELON. He has already done extensive interviews with all the surviving members as well as those close to the band (members of bands they toured with, producers, friends, etc.). Prato has written a few articles about BLIND MELON for the Rolling ...

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MNEMIC: 'Meaningless' Video Posted Online

An e-card for Danish futurist thrashers MNEMIC's upcoming album, "Passenger", is now available at www.mnemic.com. You can check out a couple of songs from the new CD, and view the new MNEMIC video for the song "Meaningless", directed by Revolver Film director Patric Ullaeus (DIMMU BORGIR, IN FLAMES, LACUNA COIL). Produced by FEAR ...

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MNEMIC To Support DEFTONES In U.K. Only

Due to "personal scheduling conflicts," Danish metallers MNEMIC will not be able to support the DEFTONES on their entire European tour as previously announced. Instead MNEMIC will only be doing the U.K. DEFTONES dates, which are scheduled to kick off in early March. Commented MNEMIC in a statement: "Any fans on mainland Europe looking forward ...

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MNEMIC To Support DEFTONES On European Tour

Danish metallers MNEMIC will support the DEFTONES on their upcoming European tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 08 - Liverpool (UK) Unisversity Mar. 09 - Leeds (UK) University Mar. 11 - Manchester (UK) Academy Mar. 12 - Glasgow (UK) Academy Mar. 13 - Newcastle (UK) Academy Mar. 14 - Nottingham (UK) Rock City Mar. ...

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RATT Reunion In The Works?

Vocalist Jizzy Pearl (LOVE/HATE) appears to have left RATT, the band he has fronted for the past six years following the departure of original singer Stephen Pearcy. In a Dec. 4, 2006 posting on his official web site, Pearl wrote, "It's time to go. Thanks to all the RATT fans for all the good times ...

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Denmark's MNEMIC Challenges GOD FORBID To The Drinking Olympics

Who would've guessed that the day the "Revolver Presents: The Chains Of Humanity Tour" lineup with GOD FORBID, GOATWHORE, MNEMIC, ARSIS, and THE HUMAN ABSTRACT/BYZANTINE was finalized, a new (although already long-practiced) Olympic category was FINALLY made official: The Drinking Olympics. Eager to take a gold medal home for his native Denmark in a competition ...

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TRIUMPH To Be Inducted Into CANADIAN MUSIC INDUSTRY HALL OF FAME

Canadian hard-rock trio TRIUMPH will be inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame during Rogers Wireless Canadian Music Week. Music veterans Gil Moore (drums/vocals), Mike Levine (bass/keyboards) and Rik Emmett (guitar/vocals) will accept the honor Saturday, March 10, 2007 during the Canadian Radio Music Awards at Toronto's Fairmont Royal York Hotel. The journey ...

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MNEMIC Singer Fractures Kneecap; Band Vows To Continue Touring

Guillaume Bideau, singer of MNEMIC, recently fractured his kneecap during one of the shows, and has been rushed to the hospital for urgent treatment. Commented the band: "The three remaining shows on the 'Last Stab Tour' will continue in the name of heavy metal, so please don't be surprised if you see Guillaume sitting on ...

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MNEMIC Guitarist Checks In From The Road

MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie has issued the following update: "We are really sorry for not keeping you up to date with the progress of our North American tour, but here we finally are, still alive and in the hot swamps of Florida at Disney World. (We will definitely kick the shit out of Mickey ...

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