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IRON MAIDEN Schedules Soccer Match In Oslo

According to the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet, the members of IRON MAIDEN will take part in a soccer match against Norwegian metal/hard rock musicians prior to MAIDEN's July 24 concert in Oslo. Team Maiden last played in Oslo three years ago, but lost the game 8-1. Norway's Star Team will this year consists of ...

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ASHES YOU LEAVE To Perform At Croatia's HARTERA Festival

Croatian gothic/doom metal band ASHES YOU LEAVE will perform at this year's edition of Hartera festival, one of the biggest Croatian music events, held this weekend, June 14-15 in Rijeka. The group will share the stage with such diverse acts as TURBONEGRO, ROISIN MURPHY, CLIENT and PEACHES. ASHES YOU LEAVE's new album is scheduled for ...

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TURBONEGRO: April U.S. Dates Cancelled

Norwegian rockers TURBONEGRO who recently cancelled their European tour due to the "serious illness" of the group's guitarist Knut "Euroboy" Schreiner have issued the following statement: "It is with great further regret that we will now have to cancel our trip to the U.S. in April to play the West Coast shows, most regrettably the ...

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Ailing TURBONEGRO Guitarist Issues Update

TURBONEGRO guitarist Knut "Euroboy" Schreiner whose "serious illness" has forced the cancellation of the band's European tour has issued the following statement: "I just wanted to say a few words about how sorry I am about the whole situation. "First of all, I'm doing alright now, staying at home with my family and feeling OK, ...

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TURBONEGRO: Guitarist's Illness Forces European Tour Cancellation

Norwegian rockers TURBONEGRO, who recently parted ways with longstanding drummer Chris Summers, have released the following statement: "Due to serious illness with Euroboy [guitar], TURBONEGRO will be unable to perform on the forthcoming European Volcom tour. We will work on rescheduling the dates to some point later in the year. Euroboy has asked that we ...

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SCUM: 'Gospels For The Sick' Available On Limited-Edition Vinyl

SCUM, the Norwegian/American project featuring Samoth (ZYKLON, ex-EMPEROR), Bård G. Eithun (a.k.a. Faust) (ex-EMPEROR), Happy Tom (TURBONEGRO), Casey Chaos (AMEN) and Cosmocrator (MINDGRINDER), has had its 2005 debut album, "Gospels for the Sick", made available on limited-edition vinyl. To order a copy, click here. "Gospels for the Sick" was released in Europe via ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Wins Norway's SPELLEMANN Award For 'Best Video'

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR were honored in the "Best Video" category at the 36th annual Spellemann awards (the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy Awards) for their "The Serpentine Offering" clip. The largest and oldest Norwegian music awards show was held Saturday night (February 2) at the Spektrum in Oslo, Norway and was broadcast ...

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SAHG To Film 'Pyromancer' Video

SAHG, the Norwegian heavy rockers who feature in their ranks members of GORGOROTH, MANNGARD and AUDREY HORNE, will film a video for the song "Pyromancer" — taken from the group's forthcoming second album, "Sahg II" — on January 26-27 with director Asle Birkeland, who has previously created clips for ENSLAVED and AUDREY HORNE. According to ...

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SAHG: 'Sahg II' Artwork Unveiled

SAHG, the Norwegian heavy rockers who feature in their ranks members of GORGOROTH, MANNGARD and AUDREY HORNE, have unveiled the cover artwork for their forthcoming second album, entitled "Sahg II". The artwork was created by renowned graphic wizard Martin Kvamme (cover artist for TURBONEGRO, FANTOMAS, TOMAHAWK, DARKTHRONE, and many more) and can be viewed at ...

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TURBONEGRO To Guest On IRON MAIDEN Singer's Radio Show

Norwegian rockers TURBONEGRO will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests on Friday, January 4 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio show, aptly named "The Bruce Dickinson Friday Rock Show". Listen to the program live via the Internet between 10:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. U.K. time at BBC.co.uk. Longtime TURBONEGRO rhythm guitarist ...

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AUDREY HORNE: 'Threshold' Video Posted Online

AUDREY HORNE, the Norwegian hard rock/post-grunge band featuring members of ENSLAVED, I and SAHG, has released the video for its song "Threshold", taken from the group's latest CD, "Le Fol" (2007). Watch the clip below. AUDREY HORNE was formed in 2002, taking its name from Sherilyn Fenn's character in the cult TV series "Twin Peaks". ...

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MONDO GENERATOR: New Video Interview Available

Abort TV's Grimm Culhane spoke to Nick Oilveri (ex-QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, KYUSS), Ian and Spud from MONDO GENERATOR on the Canadian leg of their tour supporting TURBONEGRO. Watch the 13-minute interview below. In a recent interview with KTVU.com, Nick Oliveri was asked why MONDO GENERATOR ended up doing only a handful ...

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YEAR LONG DISASTER To Support TURBONEGRO

Rock trio YEAR LONG DISASTER — which consists of guitarist/vocalist Daniel Davies (son of THE KINKS' Dave Davies), bassist Rich Mullins (ex-KARMA TO BURN, SPEEDEALER), and drummer Brad Hargreaves (THIRD EYE BLIND) — will support TURBONEGRO on their upcoming "What Is Rock" North American tour, which also includes Nick Oliveri's MONDO GENERATOR. The dates are ...

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CAPTAIN CUTTHROAT Releases Self-Titled EP

Boston-based quintet CAPTAIN CUTTHROAT will release its first EP in the fall. According to a press release, "the record features six songs, each with a distinct vibe, combining syncopated thrash elements of SYSTEM OF A DOWN, experimentation of Mike Patton, spooky undertones of early PINK FLOYD, and a rockin' swing time rhythm of THE BRIAN ...

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ALL TIME HIGHS: New Dates Announced

ALL TIME HIGHS, the new San Francisco Bay Area-based band featuring DEATH ANGEL frontman Mark Osegueda alongside members of LICA-STO, TRES PISTOLAS, THE SICK and OOZIES, has scheduled the following dates: Sep. 10 - San Francisco, CA @ Independent (w/ THE BRONX) Sep. 22 - San Francisco, CA @ The Parkside According to the band's ...

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DIMMU BORGIR, IMMORTAL, IN FLAMES, POSSESSED, SACRED REICH: Photos From WACKEN Available

Photos of BLIND GUARDIAN, DIMMU BORGIR, IMMORTAL, IN FLAMES, POSSESSED, SACRED REICH and TYPE O NEGATIVE taken at this year's Wacken Open Air festival — which was held August 2-4 in Wacken, Germany — have been posted at the Metal-Experience.com web site. Included are pictures of the following artists: AMORPHIS BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG DESTRUCTION DIMMU ...

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MONDO GENERATOR Announces 'What Is Rock' Tour With TURBONEGRO

MONDO GENERATOR has announced the dates for the upcoming "What Is Rock" tour with TURBONEGRO. The trek will kick off in September and run through the middle of October. MONDO GENERATOR was originally formed by ex-QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE and KYUSS bassist Nick Oliveri in 1997. The band has previously released two critically acclaimed ...

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SABBAT Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Reunited British thrashers SABBAT have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The lineup is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 1349 ALL THAT REMAINS AMORPHIS ANIMAL ALPHA BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG CANNIBAL CORPSE CHTHONIC COMMUNIC DESTRUCTION DIE ...

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TURBONEGRO: Video Interview Online

A video interview with Happy Tom and Hank Helvete from TURBONEGRO has been posted online at Metal Hammer TV. The footage was shot at Download festival, Donington, UK. The interview starts off as a straightforward chat about "festival fashion" (as Hank is wearing a U.S. flag and furry codpiece), but descends into free ...

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