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MINISTRY To Release 'Cover Up' In April

"We don't just bitch about Bush and global oligarchies. We're still a rock band and 'Cover Up' is THE MINISTRY party album," said MINISTRY's Al Jourgensen about "Cover Up", recorded by MINISTRY & CO-CONSPIRATORS and set for an April Fools Day (April 1) release. "Cover Up" simply is one of the hottest, nastiest rock'n'roll albums ...

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M.A.N Signs With TIEF DRUCK MUSIK

M.A.N, the group formed out of the ashes of Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE (featuring former MNEMIC frontman Tony Jelencovich), has inked a worldwide deal with Tief Druck Musik. The group's sophomore album, "Peacenemy", will be released in Europe on March 14 (April in North America). The CD was recorded at Grand Recordings in Gothenburg, Sweden with ...

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DRILLER KILLER Is Back With New Lineup

Brutal Swedish "crust core" act DRILLER KILLER has issued the following update: "Well, 2007 turned out to be just as fucked up as the year before... It started of with a cancelled U.S. tour and a cancelled European tour.... All because of the 'promoters.' "However, we did play at Truckstop Alaska (RIP) in Gothenburg New ...

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FEAR FACTORY Guitarist Schedules NAMM Appearance

FEAR FACTORY guitarist/producer Christian Olde Wolbers will sign autographs for Randall Amplifiers at the NAMM convention this Friday, January 18, 2007 from 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. He'll be at the Randall booth. He will be present alongside other highly acclaimed players, including Mike Amott of ARCH ENEMY, Gus G. of FIREWIND, Dan Donegan of ...

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THREAT SIGNAL Announces New Guitarist

Canadian metallers THREAT SIGNAL have issued the following update: "We are pleased to announce guitarist Adam Weber as the final piece of the THREAT SIGNAL puzzle. The writing process with Adam has already begun, and we're all looking forward to recording and touring with him." THREAT SIGNAL recently uploaded the demo version of a new ...

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MINISTRY Guitarist Schedules NAMM Signing Sessions

MINISTRY/REVOLTING COCKS guitarist Sin Quirin will take part in several signing sessions during this year's NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants), which runs from January 17 to January 20 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The details are as follows: Jan. 18 - TonePros (Hall E, Booth 1652) - 1:00pm Jan. 19 - ...

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FEAR FACTORY Guitarist Wants To Produce Your Band

FEAR FACTORY guitarist and aspiring producer Christian Olde Wolbers has issued the following update: "I have been providing my services to help out young starting bands on production, direction and guidience with their music. I just got back from a two-week pre-production trip to Tampa, Florida to help out END OF THE ROPE. And it ...

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MINISTRY Mainman's Christmas Poem

MINISTRY mainman Al "Alien" Jourgensen has penned a special Christmas poem entitled "T'was The Night Before Impeachment". It goes like this: T'was 2007 and all through the year Not a creature was buying this climate of fear The stockings were hung in a foreclosure scare In hopes that the Banks would forget we were there! ...

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M.A.N: 'Peacenemy' Final Track Listing Revealed

M.A.N, the group formed out of the ashes of Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE (featuring former MNEMIC frontman Tony Jelencovich), has revealed the final track listing for its new album, "Peacenemy", tentatively due in early 2008. The CD was recorded at Grand Recordings in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer/engineer Svein Jensen and will be mastered by Göran Finnberg ...

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M.A.N Completes Work On 'Peacenemy'

M.A.N, the group formed out of the ashes of Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE (featuring former MNEMIC frontman Tony Jelencovich), has finished mixing its new album, "Peacenemy", for a tentative early 2008 release. The CD was recorded at Grand Recordings in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer/engineer Svein Jensen and will be mastered by Göran Finnberg at Mastering Room. ...

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AC/DC Members Perform At Sarasota Pub; Video Available

A BLABBERMOUTH.NET visitor by the name of John Paul Gouleven has submitted the following report: "After driving nearly three and half hours across the State of Florida from West Palm Beach [on Saturday, December 8], my wife and I, parked close to the entrance to the gated area of the parking lot in front of ...

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FEAR FACTORY Singer's ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS: Debut Album Details Revealed

ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS, the band featuring FEAR FACTORY frontman Burton C. Bell and John Bechdel (MINISTRY, KILLING JOKE, FALSE ICONS), will release its full-length debut, "Numinosum", on February 19, 2008 via MINISTRY frontman Al Jourgensen's 13th Planet Records Commented Bell: "I am very excited about this. Finally, after five years of diligence and prayer, ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM: New Album Is '75 Percent Written'

Drummer Craig Nielsen of the veteran Arizona-based metallers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM has issued the following update: "Let me be the first to confirm that we will be playing on the killer Metalmania festival on March 8 in Katowice, Poland, with MEGADETH, OVERKILL, and so many other great bands. This is the biggest festival in Eastern ...

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AC/DC Tribute Band Performs With BRIAN JOHNSON, CLIFF WILLIAMS

Tampa, Florida-based AC/DC tribute band HIGHWAY TO HELL has issued the following update: "Last night (Saturday, December 8) in Sarasota FL, the Irish Rover bar celebrated its two-year anniversary with a huge street party with Brian Johnson and Cliff Williams of AC/DC playing some classic AC/DC tunes which included 'Back in Black', 'Shook Me All ...

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MINISTRY: Four Dates Added To 'C U LaTouR'

MINISTRY has added four more dates to the North American leg of its "C U LaTouR". The trek — which also features special guests MESHUGGAH and opening act HEMLOCK — will now kick off on March 26 in Calgary, Alberta, and then play Vancouver (which is just about sold out) on March 28 as previously ...

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FEAR FACTORY Singer To Guest On New M.A.N Album

Burton C. Bell from FEAR FACTORY/ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS will do some guest vocals on the track "My Own Sickness" which will be featured on the upcoming M.A.N album, titled "Peacenemy". M.A.N members comment in a statement, "We are really excited to have Burton's vocals on our album. FEAR FACTORY has always been a great ...

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THREAT SIGNAL: Third Video Tour Blog Available

Canadian metallers THREAT SIGNAL have posted the third video blog documenting their fall 2007 "The Hard Harvest Tour". Watch the six-minute clip below. Drummer George Parfitt recently left THREAT SIGNAL in order to focus on his family life. He has since been replaced by Norm Killeen. As previously reported, THREAT SIGNAL frontman Jon Howard is ...

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DIAMOND HEAD To Support THIN LIZZY In UK

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD will support THIN LIZZY on 14 dates of their UK tour. The THIN LIZZY tour kicks off in Leicester at the De Montfort Hall on Thursday, November 22, with DIAMOND HEAD set to join the bill on November 26 at Nottingham's Royal Concert Hall. The ...

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MINISTRY, MESHUGGAH, HEMLOCK: Complete Tour Details Revealed

On the heels of their final studio release, "The Last Sucker", released September 18, 2007, MINISTRY has announced their final world tour, "C U LaTouR", with special guests MESHUGGAH and opening act HEMLOCK. MINISTRY kicks off the North American leg of "C U LaTouR" in Vancouver on March 28, 2008, stopping in a limited engagement ...

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THIN LIZZY: Irish Dates Added

THIN LIZZY will perform all dates on the band's previously announced UK tour without co-headliner QUEENSRŸCHE which was forced to cancel its participation in the trek "due to a personal emergency." THIN LIZZY's itinerary is now as follows: Nov. 22 - Leicester, UK - De Montfort Hall Nov. 23 - Cambridge, UK - Corn Exchange ...

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THREAT SIGNAL: Second Video Tour Blog Available

Canadian metallers THREAT SIGNAL have posted the second video blog documenting their fall 2007 "The Hard Harvest Tour". Watch the three-minute clip below. Drummer George Parfitt recently left THREAT SIGNAL in order to focus on his family life. He has since been replaced by Norm Killeen. As previously reported, THREAT SIGNAL frontman Jon Howard is ...

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WFLM RADIO To Honor Fallen Heavy Metal Musicians

WFLM Radio will air a special live tribute show honoring the various heavy metal/hard rock musicians who have died. The program will be broacast all day/night on Saturday, November 24 and will include tributes to the following groups/musicians: DECAPITATED (Vitek) PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN (Dimebag Darrell) KISS (Eric Carr) METALLICA (Cliff Burton) Jimi Hendrix OZZY OSBOURNE (Randy Rhoads) ...

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