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CANNIBAL CORPSE, HYPOCRISY, KATAKLYSM: European Tour Dates Announced

CANNIBAL CORPSE will be teaming up with HYPOCRISY, KATAKLYSM, CARPATHIAN FOREST, VOMITORY, EXHUMED, SPAWN OF POSSESSION and PREJUDICE for this year's "No Mercy Festivals" European tour. Immediately following the trek, CANNIBAL CORPSE will be embarking on a two-week run of headlining dates with KATAKLYSM and ABORTED opening. Confirmed dates are as follows: "No Mercy Festivals" ...

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PRO-PAIN: European Tour Dates Announced

PRO-PAIN will be embarking on the "Fist Full Of Hate Tour" of Europe beginning in early March. Support on the tour will come from DISBELIEF (March 14–26), PX-PAIN and EKTOMORF (March 12–26) and EKTOMORF and DARK DUNGEON (March 27–April 09). The dates are as follows: Mar. 12 - Saint Nazaire, FRA @ Vipp Mar. 13 ...

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Former ABIGOR Drummer To Play With GRAVEWORM

Former ABIGOR and current DARKWELL/SHADOWCAST drummer Moritz Neuner will be filling in behind the kit for Italian gothic black metal band GRAVEWORM during much of 2004, according to an official press release. Neuner is the temporary replacement for regular skinsman Martin Innerbichler who will concentrate the whole year on "growing static buildings." After the very ...

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EVANESCENCE: New Tour Dates Announced

EVANESCENCE have announced a round of U.S. shows in early 2004 that include make-up dates for some previously postponed concerts. The band were due to perform a number of concerts throughout the Western and Midwestern U.S. between Nov. 21 and Dec. 7, but postponed the outing without giving an explanation. In October, EVANESCENCE guitarist and ...

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RANDY RHOADS To Be Inducted Into Hollywood's ROCKWALK OF FAME

Former OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Randy Rhoads will be inducted into Hollywood's RockWalk of Fame on Thursday, March 18, 2004. The induction will be held in front of Guitar Center Hollywood on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, California. The exact time will for the induction will be announced at a later date. Randy Rhoads died tragically in ...

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KATAKLYSM Singer Checks In With Album, Tour Update

Maurizio Iacono, vocalist for the Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM, has issued the following update via the group's regular newsletter: "So I'm now back in my new home in Chicago getting adjusted (fucking windy here man!) but I love it, great people! The album is finished, sent to Nuclear Blast Germany and the whole office went ...

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ARMORED SAINT Finalize Track Listing For New DVD

ARMORED SAINT have completed work on their new DVD, "Armored Saint Magazine: Lessons Not Well Learned", tentatively scheduled for a late spring release. Directed by bassist Joey Vera, the DVD will include a one-hour feature, which contains 12 live bootleg videos ranging from the "Symbol of Salvation" tours (1991) through the "Nod to the Old ...

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ARMORED SAINT: DVD Update

FATES WARNING/ARMORED SAINT bassist Joey Vera has posted the following message on his web site: "Just a quick update on the progress on the new SAINT DVD I'm working on: This new DVD will feature ARMORED SAINT during the years 1991-2002. Mostly comprised of live bootleg videos from various tours, the total running program will ...

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EVANESCENCE Announce More Tour Dates

EVANESCENCE have announced a handful of late-2003 shows in support of their double-platinum major-label debut, "Fallen". Also appearing at the dates will be SEETHER, FINGER ELEVEN and GODHEAD. As previously reported, EVANESCENCE have lined up a non-album version of the "Fallen" cut "My Immortal" for their next single, according to the band's web site. "If ...

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GODSMACK: 'The Other Side' Track Listing Announced

Despite rumors to the contrary, GODSMACK intend to go through with their previously announced plans of releasing an acoustic EP on November 18. Titled "The Other Side", the disc features seven tracks recorded earlier this year in Hawaii after the band finished their tour of Asia. Among the cuts recorded for the EP are two ...

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MUDVAYNE To Release 'Bootleg' CD

MUDVAYNE have announced plans to release a new "bootleg" live CD from the Summer Sanitarium tour. This release will be available exclusively online through MUDVAYNE's web site and a limited quantity will be autographed by the band. In addition, the package will include "another special MUD-surprise," according to a post on the band's web site. ...

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GODSMACK Rethink Acoustic EP Idea

GODSMACK appear to have changed their minds about releasing an all-acoustic EP, titled "The Other Side", next month through their label, Republic/Universal Records. The band recorded acoustic versions of "Serenity" and seven other songs during sessions in Hawaii this summer with producer David Bottrill. A tentative Nov. 18 release date is set, but LiveDaily.com quotes ...

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LIFE AFTER DEATH To Appear On METALLICA Tribute CD

LIFE AFTER DEATH, the Los Angeles-based band featuring ARMORED SAINT drummer Gonzo and guitarist Phil Sandoval, have been asked by producer Bob Kulick to contribute a song to an upcoming METALLICA tribute album, tentatively due before the end of the year through Cleopatra Records. "We decided to do the masterful 'Eye of the Beholder'," the ...

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SEVEN WITCHES To Support OVERKILL In Europe

SEVEN WITCHES, the band featuring former SAVATAGE guitarist Jack Frost, ARMORED SAINT/FATES WARNING bassist Joey Vera, and HELSTAR singer James Rivera, have been confirmed as the opening band for OVERKILL on their November European tour. Prior to hitting the road with OVERKILL, SEVEN WITCHES will play several warm-up headlining dates in the U.S. and Europe. ...

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CHARON's 'Religious/Delicious' Enters Finnish Single Chart At No. 8

CHARON's latest single, "Religious/Delicious", has entered the Finnish single chart at No. 8. "Religious/Delicious" is the second single off the Finnish group's forthcoming fourth full-length album, "The Dying Daylights", due on September 22 through Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to last year's "Downhearted" was recorded at BRR Studios in the group's hometown of Raahe and was ...

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JACK FROST: Solo Album Details Revealed

Former SAVATAGE and current SEVEN WITCHES guitarist Jack Frost has finalized the track listing for his solo effort, "Raise Your Fist To Metal", due in October through Noise/Sanctuary Records. The final track listing for "Raise Your Fist To Metal" is as follows: 01. Stay 02. The Chase 03. Brotherhood of Lies 04. What's Left 05. ...

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THE DICTATORS Schedule New York-Area Dates

Legendary New York rockers THE DICTATORS, featuring original members vocalist "Handsome Dick" Manitoba, bassist Andy Shernoff and guitarist Ross "The Boss" Friedman (ex-MANOWAR) along with drummer J.P. Patterson, will be playing the following New York/New Jersey-area shows in advance of their September 13 appearance at the Vitoria-Gasteiz Azkena Rock Festival in Vitoria, Spain. Sep. 05 ...

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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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SEVEN WITCHES To Enter Studio In September

SEVEN WITCHES, the band featuring former SAVATAGE guitarist Jack Frost, ARMORED SAINT/FATES WARNING bassist Joey Vera, and HELSTAR singer James Rivera, will return to the studio in September to begin recording the follow-up to "Passage to the Other Side". Touring should begin in early 2004. In other news, Frost is busy at work on his ...

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CHARON Re-Name New Album

Finland's CHARON have changed the title for their forthcoming fourth full-length album to "The Dying Daylights" from the originally announced "Dead Man Walking". The follow-up to last year's "Downhearted" is due on October 6 through Spinefarm Records. A new single containing the song "Religious/Delicious" and the non-album cut "The King Is Dead" will be released ...

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EVANESCENCE Kick Off NINTENDO FUSION TOUR

EVANESCENCE kicked off The Nintendo Fusion Tour at Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, California Monday night (August 4). Check out pictures from Wire Image. Joining EVANESCENCE on the run through the month of August are COLD, REVIS and CAUTERIZE. FINGER ELEVEN steps in for CAUTERIZE during the outing's newly added September dates. The ...

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CHARON: New Album Details Revealed

Finland's CHARON have set "Dead Man Walking" as the title for their forthcoming fourth full-length album, due on September 1 through Spinefarm Records. The follow-up to last year's "Downhearted" was recorded at BRR Studios in the group's hometown of Raahe and was mixed at Helsinki's Finnvox Studios. The album includes a guest appearance on backing ...

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FATES WARNING Bassist Checks In From DREAM THEATER Tour

FATES WARNING/ARMORED SAINT bassist Joey Vera has posted the following message to his official web site: "[The FATES WARNING] tour [with DREAM THEATER and QUEENSRŸCHE] is still going great. Detroit, Cleveland, Baltimore and Wilmington all killer. Wilmington was poised to being one of our best shows but we got stopped near the end of our ...

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1349 Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

Norwegian black metallers 1349, featuring SATYRICON drummer Frost, are the latest act to have been confirmed for Germany's With Full Force 2003 festival, which is set to take place July 4-6 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: Friday, July 4: ...

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