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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER: 'Miasma' Track Listing Revealed

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER have finished mixing their new album, "Miasma", with Eric Rachel (NORA, ATREYU, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, BURNT BY THE SUN, EVERY TIME I DIE, GOD FORBID) and Andreas Magnusson (formerly of SCARLET) at Trax East studios in New Jersey. A July 12 release via Metal Blade Records is expected. "Miasma" track ...

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BEHEMOTH Nominated For 'Best Underground Band' At METAL HAMMER AWARDS

Polish death/black metallers BEHEMOTH have been nominated in the "Best Underground Band" category by U.K. magazine Metal Hammer. Also competing in this category are MASTODON, MESHUGGAH, MORTIIS and EXTOL. The award ceremony will take place on June 13 at London's Astoria. BEHEMOTH will be kicking off a 33-date run in North America alongside NILE, BLACK ...

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MASTODON Named VH1.com 'Artist Of The Day'

MASTODON have been named as VH1.com's "Artist of the Day" for April 8, 2005. MASTODON leads a VH1.com piece that focuses on "five loud rock artists you should turn up." You can view the full article here. MASTODON are currently in the midst of their U.S. "Leviathan" headlining tour, which launched on March ...

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CHIMAIRA Pull Out Of Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING; MEGADETH, MADBALL Others Added To Bill

CHIMAIRA and BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have cancelled their participation in this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 24-26 in Dessel, Belgium. Meanwhile, MADBALL have re-confirmed their appearance at the festival, along with latest additions MEGADETH, SKITSOTY, TERROR, AMEN, PRO-PAIN, DRAGONFORCE, GOREFEST, PETER PAN SPEEDROCK and SIRENIA. The billing for the 10th-anniversary ...

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MASTODON Sign With WARNER BROS.

According to the U.K.'s Terrorizer magazine, MASTODON have inked a worldwide record deal with Warner Bros. Records and are expected to issue a new album in early 2006. MASTODON, currently in the midst of a U.S. headlining tour, just completed work on a video for "Blood and Thunder" with director Jonathan Rej. The ...

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IN FLAMES Bassist: 'It's A Dream Come True' To Open For IRON MAIDEN

IN FLAMES and MASTODON will support IRON MAIDEN in Gotheburg, Sweden on July 9, reports Swedish newspaper Göteborgsposten. The support acts were officially confirmed Monday (April 4). "It's almost unreal," says IN FLAMES bassist Peter Iwers. "Everyone that knows me know that IRON MAIDEN is my absolute favourite band. To play with them in front ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK FESTIVAL

CEPHALIC CARNAGE have been confirmed for the 2005 installment of the Waldrock Festival, set to take place on June 4 in Burgum, Netherlands. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: MEGADETH DIMMU BORGIR DIO METAL CHURCH ACCEPT SOILWORK LIFE OF AGONY MESHUGGAH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY STRAPPING YOUNG LAD ENTOMBED MASTODON EPICA CEPHALIC CARNAGE ...

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EYES OF FIRE Complete Work On New Album; Wrap Up Successful U.S. Tour

Orange County-based quintet EYES OF FIRE have just completed work on their as-yet-untitled highly anticipated sophomore album, currently set for a late summer release via Century Media Records. The recent additions of keyboardist Pete Traux and drummer Nicky Bernardi helped them become a more dynamic and focused group, and their maniacal ambient savagery has reached ...

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MASTODON: New Single Transcribed In GUITAR WORLD

The new single from Relapse Records recording artists MASTODON has been transcribed for Guitar World magazine. The lead-off track, "Blood and Thunder", from the band's widely acclaimed album "Leviathan", is available as tablature in the May 2005 issue of Guitar World, on stands now. MASTODON, currently in the midst of a U.S. headlining tour, just ...

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GOREFEST And SIRENIA Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

GOREFEST and SIRENIA have been confirmed for this year's Graspop Metal Meeting festival, set to take place June 24-26 in Dessel, Belgium. The billing for the 10th-anniversary edition of the the Graspop Metal Meeting is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 24: SYSTEM OF A DOWN WITHIN TEMPTATION PAPA ROACH HELMET ALTER BRIDGE KREATOR CHIMAIRA ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK FESTIVAL

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD have been confirmed for the 2005 installment of the Waldrock Festival, set to take place on June 4 in Burgum, Netherlands. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ACCEPT BLACK LABEL SOCIETY DIMMU BORGIR DIO ENTOMBED EPICA LIFE OF AGONY MASTODON MEGADETH MESHUGGAH METAL CHURCH SOILWORK STRAPPING YOUNG LAD ...

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MASTODON And EVERGREY Confirmed For Italy's GODS OF METAL Festival

MASTODON and EVERGREY have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Gods of Metal festival, set to take place June 11-12 at Arena Parco Nord in Bologna, Italy. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Saturday, June 11 (doors: 10:00 a.m.): IRON MAIDEN 21.30-23.40 SLAYER 19.20-20.50 LACUNA COIL 17.35-18.45 OBITUARY 16.00-17.05 STRAPPING YOUNG ...

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ARCH ENEMY Comment On OZZFEST Appearance

Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY have commented on their upcoming appearance at this year's Ozzfest, which is scheduled to kick off July 15 in Boston. Massachusetts. ARCH ENEMY will be performing on the second stage at the traveling festival alongside ROB ZOMBIE, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, AS I LAY DYING, MASTODON, A DOZEN FURIES, THE HAUNTED, IN ...

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OZZFEST 2005: Complete Details Revealed

It's big. It's bad. And it's back for more. Got a problem with that? Ozzfest — the king of festivals — triumphantly returns this summer to celebrate its hard-earned 10th anniversary with the staggering line-up of BLACK SABBATH, IRON MAIDEN, ROB ZOMBIE, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, SHADOWS FALL and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY. The summer's premier concert festival ...

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OZZFEST 2005: Camden Date Revealed

According to Philadelphia's 94 WYSP radio station, Ozzfest 2005 will be making a stop at the Tweeter Center in Camden, New Jersey on July 19. In addition, the station is reporting that the following bands will take part in the festival: IN FLAMES, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, SHADOWS FALL, ROB ZOMBIE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, IRON MAIDEN and ...

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OZZFEST 2005: First Unconfirmed Tour Dates Leaked

The following *unconfirmed* Ozzfest 2005 tour dates have been leaked: Jul. 31 - Noblesville, IN @ Verizon Wireless Music Center Aug. 02 - Columbus, OH @ Germain Ampitheatre Aug. 04 - Tinley Park, IL @ Tweeter Center Aug. 06 - East Troy, WI @ Alpine Valley Music Theatre Aug. 18 - Phoenix, AZ @ Cricket ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Compilation Offers OZZFEST Tie-In

Bilboard is reporting that early purchasers of OZZY OSBOURNE's March 22 boxed set, "Prince of Darkness", will get a little bonus. The initial pressing of the set will include a buy-one-get-one-free coupon for this summer's Ozzfest, valued at $40. To redeem, customers go to the Ozzfest.com web site and punch in the code on the ...

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MASTODON Announce U.S. Headlining Tour

MASTODON have announced a U.S. headlining tour in support of their current release, "Leviathan". MASTODON will launch their "Leviathan" tour beginning March 23 at the House of Blues in New Orleans. The tour is scheduled to conclude on May 21 in the band's hometown of Atlanta, GA, with additional dates pending. Support on the first ...

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MASTODON To Support IRON MAIDEN In Europe

MASTODON are on the verge of securing the support slot on IRON MAIDEN's summer tour in Europe, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. MASTODON also in talks to play the Roskilde festival, set to take place June 30-July 3 in Roskilde, Denmark. Also scheduled to perform at the festival are BLACK SABBATH, AUDIOSLAVE and GREEN DAY, ...

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