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TAAKE: More European Tour Dates Announced

Norway's TAAKE has lined up the following dates in March 2007: Mar. 15 - Berlin, GER @ K17 Mar. 16 - Bischofswerda, GER @ East Club Mar. 17 - Bitterfeld, GER @ Festung Bitterfeld Mar. 18 - Arnhem, HOL @ Goudvishal Mar. 19 - London, UK @ Elektrowerkz Mar. 20 - Essen, GER @ Turock ...

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MIKE PATTON: No New FANTOMAS Album Until 2008

In a recent interview with U.K. magazine Rock-A-Rolla (web site), former FAITH NORE MORE frontman Mike Patton said that a fifth release by star-studded noise-mongers FANTOMAS — which also features MELVINS guitarist Buzz Osborne, MR. BUNGLE bassist Trevor Dunn, and SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo — would probably not see the light of day ...

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PEEPING TOM To Open For THE WHO

PEEPING TOM — the new project of Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, MR. BUNGLE, TOMAHAWK, FANTOMAS) — will open for THE WHO on seven East Coast dates in early September. The details are as follows: Sep. 12 - Philadelphia, PA @ Wachovia Center Sep. 13 - Wantagh, NY @ Jones Beach Sep. 15 - Ottawa, ...

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MIKE PATTON's IPECAC RECORDINGS Inks Distribution Deal With FONTANA

Fontana, the independent distribution arm of Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Ipecac Recordings, the record label owned by lauded artist, songwriter and producer Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, MR. BUNGLE, FANTÔMAS, TOMAHAWK, MALDOROR, LOVAGE) and his manager, Greg Werckman (Alternative Tentacles Records, Mercury Records). The ...

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MIKE PATTON's PEEPING TOM Turns Down FAMILY VALUES TOUR

Contrary to previous reports, PEEPING TOM — the new project of Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, MR. BUNGLE, TOMAHAWK, FANTOMAS) — will **NOT** be taking part in The Family Values Tour 2006. KORN frontman Jonathan Davis was recently in the Korn Korner, the group's official chat room, to talk to fans about the upcoming trek. ...

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PEEPING TOM Added To FAMILY VALUES Tour

According to a posting on the KORN fan site KornUnleashed.net, PEEPING TOM — the new project of Mike Patton (FAITH NO MORE, MR. BUNGLE, TOMAHAWK, FANTOMAS) — has been added to The Family Values Tour 2006. The band will reportedly join the tour's second-stage lineup along with already confirmed acts 10 YEARS, BURY ...

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Peeping Tom - PEEPING TOM

A schizophrenic mix tape from former MR. BUNGLE and FAITH NO MORE vocalist Mike Patton, whose output after those bands has ranged from the harshly accessible (the excellent TOMAHAWK) to the attention-deficit deranged (FANTOMAS) to the downright irritating (the ridiculous "Adult Themes For Voice" records). As promised, PEEPING TOM is a pop record, albeit one ...

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MARDUK: More European Dates Announced

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have lined up the following dates as part of their "Imago Mortis" spring European tour: Mar. 17 - Larissa, GRE - B-Live Mar. 18 - Athens, GRE - Underworld Mar. 19 - Thessaloniki, GRE - Mylos Xilourgio Mar. 23-24 - Metalbaten Festival on the Silja Line Apr. 01 - Osnabruck, GER ...

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MARDUK Confirmed For Germany's TOMAHAWK FESTIVAL

MARDUK have been confirmed for the Tomahawk Festival, set to take place April 1 in Osnabrück, Germany. Also scheduled to appear at the festival are THYRFING, KORPIKLAANI, GENERAL SURGERY and GRIMNESS 69, among others. MARDUK postponed their European tour earlier in the month to May from the previously announced March due to the fact that ...

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GENERAL SURGERY: Album Release Date, Tour Dates Announced

Legendary Swedish grindcore merchants GENERAL SURGERY will release their first full-length album, "Left Hand Pathology", on March 27 via Listenable Records. To promote the album, the band will embark on the "Pathology Over Europe Tour 2006". The 10-date trek will feature support from Italy's GRIMNESS 69. "Pathology Over Europe Tour 2006" featuring GENERAL SURGERY, GRIMNESS ...

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HIGH ON FIRE Complete Work On New Video

HIGH ON FIRE have completed work on the first music video from their brand new album, "Blessed Black Wings". The video, for "Blessed Black Wings"' roll-out track, "Devilution", was filmed on location in the hills of San Francisco, CA with director Gary Smithson (TOMAHAWK, GOATWHORE) and features HIGH ON FIRE performing as an evolving storyline ...

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PAGE HAMILTON: 'HELMET Is My Band'

HELMET mainman Page Hamilton recently told East Bay Express that after four albums and near-constant touring, HELMET's nine-year run screeched to a halt when bassist Henry Bogdan and drummer John Stanier had a bitter falling-out with their frontman after a particularly grueling tour. "We were really sick of each other," Hamilton says now. ...

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MASTERS OF REALITY: No Rest For The Wicked

MASTERS OF REALITY's official web site has been updated with the following message: "Rumors are spreading of an upcoming Los Angeles MASTERS OF REALITY show. We've been told that Halloween night at the Greek Theater in L.A. will feature QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, TOMAHAWK and MASTERS OF REALITY!!! Confirmation coming soon. Stay tuned right ...

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MIKE PATTON: 'MR. BUNGLE Is Over'

Former FAITH NO MORE frontman Mike Patton says that he has moved on from MR. BUNGLE and is making TOMAHAWK his main priority. "I think [MR. BUNGLE] is over," Patton told Underdog Online. "The guys are spread all over the world and we don't talk to each other. I have not spoken to a couple ...

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TOMAHAWK: New Song Posted Online

A brand new TOMAHAWK track, titled "Rape This Day", has been posted online in MP3 format at this location. "Rape This Day" comes off the group's forthcoming CD, "Mit Gas", due on May 6 through Ipecac Records. TOMAHAWK is the "all star" band featuring former FAITH NO MORE vocalist Mike Patton, ex-HELMET drummer ...

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Former HELMET Drummer Launches New Project

TOMAHAWK/ex-HELMET drummer John Stainer has teamed up with DON CABALLERO guitarist Ian Williams in a new project called BATTLES. The band will make their live debut on May 21 at the Irving Plaza in New York City. Also set to appear are TOMAHAWK, the MELVINSFANTÔMAS BIG BAND and MONDO GENERATOR. ...

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