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Former ANTHRAX, HADES Singers Are Top Candidates For SEVEN WITCHES Slot

Neil Turbin (ex-ANTHRAX) and Alan Tecchio (ex-HADES, WATCHTOWER) are the two vocalists currently in the running for the vacant singer slot in SEVEN WITCHES, according to informed sources. Both vocalists recently appeared on SEVEN WITCHES guitarist Jack Frost's upcoming solo CD, "Out in the Cold", tentatively due in September (Turbin can be heard on "Crucifixation", ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: Fall 2005 Headlining Tour Announced

QUEENSRŸCHE have announced the details of their fall 2005 North American headlining tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Sep. 13 - Royal Theater – Victoria, B.C., Canada Sep. 14 - Vancouver PAC – Vancouver, B.C., Canada Sep. 16 - Sport Mart Place – Kamloops, Canada Sep. 17 - PG Civic Center - Prince ...

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COMBAT RECORDS To Relaunch

KOCH Records has announced the relaunch and resurrection of the classic Combat Records label brand, the birthing place of hard rock and hard core titans like VENOM, EXODUS, MEGADETH, POSSESSED, C.O.C., NUCLEAR ASSAULT, DEATH, DARK ANGEL and many more. The new venture will focus on developing new bands and providing them with a home that ...

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STEEL PROPHET Guitarist Comments On DAVID WAYNE's Passing

STEEL PROPHET guitarist Steve Kachinsky has issued the following statement regarding the recent passing of original METAL CHURCH singer David Wayne: "As many of you have probably heard David Wayne passed away [Tuesday, May 10] from complications arising from a car accident he was involved in not long ago. David was the singer on the ...

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FEAR FACTORY Reveal More Details About Upcoming CD

FEAR FACTORY have set "Transgression" as the title of their next studio album, tentatively due August 23 via Trillion Records. Trillion is the new imprint from Liquid 8 Records and Entertainment founder and CEO, Mike Cattain, who has created Trillion as a home for FEAR FACTORY and new bands seeking a creative haven grounded in ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Replacement

DRY KILL LOGIC have parted ways with bassist Danny Horboychuk and have replaced him with Casey Mahoney. "Casey spent years in New York-based DOWNPORE; aside from being a dominating bass player he is a tremendous guy, and we are looking forward to bringing him on the road with us to experience first-hand the power and ...

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Paradigm In Entropy - BLEED THE SKY

This one surprised me. I was expecting the latest bland metalcore signing to capitalize on the genre's popularity. Well, it's not bland anyway. "Paradigm in Entropy" is a hard smack in the mouth. I suppose you can call it metalcore, but as far as I'm concerned, it's just modern extreme metal. The sound falls somewhere ...

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GIRLSCHOOL To Support MOTÖRHEAD In U.K.

Veteran U.K. all-girl hard rockers GIRLSCHOOL have confirmed they will open for MOTÖRHEAD on their U.K. tour in October/November. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 30 - Colston Hall – Bristol, UK Oct. 31 - Regent Theatre - Ipswich, UK Nov. 01 - Rock City - Nottingham, UK Nov. 03 - Cardiff University - Cardiff, ...

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Ohmwork - GZR

Even the gods can fuck up. Tony Iommi released the truly execrable "Forbidden" under the BLACK SABBATH name shortly before reuniting with the band's original lineup. Ozzy has those Bea Arthur stage outfits from the early 1980s to live down (not to mention — cue the hate mail — the steaming pile of AOR cack ...

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3 INCHES OF BLOOD To Open For MOTÖRHEAD, C.O.C. in Canada

Canadian metallers 3 INCHES OF BLOOD have been confirmed to support MOTÖRHEAD and CORROSION OF CONFORMITY at the following Canadian dates: Apr. 14 - Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, BC Apr. 15 - Prince George Multiplex - Prince George, BC Apr. 17 - Whiskey, The - Calgary, ALB Apr. 18 - Red's Entertainment Complex - Edmonton, ...

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VH1's 'When METALLICA Ruled The World' To Premiere This Month

A brand new VH1 special, entitled "When Metallica Ruled The World", is scheduled to premiere on Thursday, March 31 at 10:00 p.m. "When Metallica Ruled the World" tells the tale of the world's most dangerous band through the people who lived it. It brings you inside the nearly three decades of dramatic success, drunken debauchery ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Drummer Confirmed For BIRMINGHAM DRUMFEST

According to a posting on his official web site, CRADLE OF FILTH drummer Adrian Erlandsson (ex-AT THE GATES, THE HAUNTED) has been confirmed for this year's Birmingham Drumfest. The dates are as follows: Jul. 31 – Birmingham, UK @ TBA Aug. 07 – Romford, UK @ TBA To see a picture from this year's NAMM ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Drummer Launches Web Site

CRADLE OF FILTH drummer Adrian Erlandsson (ex-AT THE GATES, THE HAUNTED) has launched his official web site at AdrianErlandsson.com. "The site will eventually feature everything that I have ever done as well as upcoming gigs, rare mp3's, videoclips and midifiles, etc." Adrian told BLABBERMOUTH.NET in an e-mail. "So feel free to check it ...

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BLOOD DUSTER: METALLICA Want Their Shirts, THE HAUNTED Don't Like Their Gay Humor

Infamous Australian act BLOOD DUSTER, described as blending lethal grindcore with traditional '70s-style Southern rock and rockabilly rhythms spiced up with a large dose of grossed-out humor, are set to release their debut DVD. The band, who regularly perform naked onstage, have already shocked the world with product such as "Fisting the Dead", the banned-cover ...

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