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Nattfödd - FINNTROLL

OK, confession time. Reading the words "Pagan Folk Metal" on a promo album or press release causes a very sharp intake of breath in these quarters. Some stony-faced lunatics getting atmospheric with a load of crusty olde-worlde instruments doesn't do much for the advancement of music, and let's not give too much copy space to ...

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SLAVES ON DOPE Guitarist: MUSHROOMHEAD Ripped Us Off!

SLAVES ON DOPE guitarist Kevin Jardine has dropped us a brief note to let us know that he believes Cleveland's MUSHROOMHEAD "stole our idea to cover 'Crazy' from SEAL. We were at the same management firm when we did the demos for [the new SLAVES ON DOPE album] 'Metafour' with [producer] Troy [Van Leeuwen, A ...

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SLAVES ON DOPE Singer Says The OSBOURNES Are 'Really Great People'

SLAVES ON DOPE singer Jason Rockman recently commented on the group's split with Divine Recordings following the release of their third album, 2000's "Inches From The Mainline". "The label went under," he explained. "Sharon Osbourne lost her distribution deal for Divine through Priority Records. The whole house of cards kind of came falling down and ...

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SLAVES ON DOPE To Hit The Road

SLAVES ON DOPE have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: May 31 - Sacramento, CA - The Boardwalk (ONESIDEZERO) Jun. 04 - Ft Wayne, IN - Piere's (w/ RA, TWISTED METHOD) Jun. 05 - Ironton, OH - 3rd Street Showgrounds (w/ RA, TWISTED METHOD) Jun. 07 - Madison, WI - Annex Jun. ...

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SLAVES ON DOPE: New MP3 Posted Online

A brand new SLAVES ON DOPE track, titled "Go", has been posted online at this location. "Go" comes off the group's sophomore effort, "Metafour", due on May 6 through Bieler Bros./ MCA Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Inches From The Mainline" was recorded in Boca Raton, Florida with producer Jason Slater (SNAKE RIVER ...

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SLAVES ON DOPE Set Release Date For 'Metafour'

Montreal's SLAVES ON DOPE have set a May 6 release date through Bieler Bros./ MCA Records for their sophomore album, "Metafour". The follow-up to 2000's "Inches From The Mainline" was recorded in Boca Raton, Florida with producer Jason Slater (SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY, EARSHOT). ...

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SLAVES ON DOPE Name New CD

Montreal's SLAVES ON DOPE have set "Metafour" as the title for their sophomore CD, due in late April early May through Bieler Bros/MCA Records. The follow-up to 2000's "Inches From The Mainline" was recorded in Boca Raton, Florida with producer Jason Slater (SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY, EARSHOT). "Finishing touches are being added to the record and ...

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INFLICTION Prepare To Record 'Earshot'

Italian death metallers INFLICTION will enter the studio shortly to begin recording their second album, "Earshot", for a late spring release through Voice Of Life Records. The follow-up to last year's "The Faint Smell Of Suicide" will mark the debut appearance with the group of new vocalist Björn Goosses from Germany's NIGHT IN GALES, who ...

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SLAVES ON DOPE Finish Tracking Sophomore CD

Montreal's SLAVES ON DOPE have finished tracking their sophomore album in Boca Raton, Florida with producer Jason Slater (SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY, EARSHOT). The as-yet-untitled effort, which is due through Bieler Bros./MCA Records in the spring, will contain the following track listing: 01. Go 02. So Clear 03. Pattern 04. Drain Me 05. The Plan 06. ...

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SLAVES ON DOPE Ink New Record Deal

Montreal's SLAVES ON DOPE have signed a new deal with Bieler Bros./ MCA Records and are due to begin recording their sophomore album in Boca Raton, Florida with producer Jason Slater (SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY, EARSHOT). The as-yet-untitled CD is tentatively scheduled to be completed by the end of the year for a spring release. "After ...

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HERMANO Set Release Date For Debut CD

HERMANO, the new group featuring UNIDA/ex-KYUSS frontman John Garcia, EARSHOT/ex-DISENGAGE guitarist Mike Callahan, SUPAFUZZ/BLACK CAT BONE guitarist David Angstrom, ex-AGHAN WHIGS drummer Steve Earle, and ORQUESTA DEL DESIERTO bassist Dandy Brown, will release their long-awaited debut album, entitled Only a Suggestion, on July 9th through Tee Pee Records. Described as "classic KYUSS strained through a ...

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40 BELOW SUMMER Added To STATIC-X Tour

40 BELOW SUMMER have been added to the ongoing STATIC-X headlining tour (also featuring SINISSTAR and EARSHOT) beginning with last night's date in Baltimore, Maryland. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: May 04 – Norfolk, VA @ Norva Theater - Norfolk, VA May 05 - N. Myrtle Beach, SC @ House Of Blues May ...

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NEUROTICA To Replace JERRY CANTRELL At Florida's LIVESTOCK 12

Florida's NEUROTICA, featuring former ATHEIST frontman Kelly Shaefer, have landed the Livestock 12 slot vacated by former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell, who withdrew from the festival in order to attend memorial services for late AIC frontman Layne Staley. NEUROTICA will be appearing at the Zephyrhills (near Tampa), Florida event on Sunday, April 28th ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Cancels LIVESTOCK 12 Appearance

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell has cancelled his appearance at Livestock 12 on Sunday, April 28th so that he may attend memorial services for late AIC frontman Layne Staley. Livestock 12 is scheduled to take place in Zephyrhills (near Tampa), Florida between April 26th and 28th and will include performances by such acts ...

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DAVE LEE ROTH To Make 2002 Live Debut At Atlanta's MUSIC MIDTOWN

DAVE LEE ROTH's current touring band—consisting of Roth (vocals), Brian Young (guitar), James Lomenzo (bass) and Ray Luzier (drums)—will perform their first show of 2002 on May 3rd at the Music Midtown festival in Atlanta, Georgia. The event, which takes place over a three-day period between May 3rd and 5th, will also include appearances by ...

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EARSHOT Line Up Dates With KID ROCK

Los Angeles-based EARSHOT will be supporting KID ROCK at the following dates: Apr. 06 - Los Angeles, CA - Universal Ampitheatre Apr. 07 - San Jose, CA - Compaq Center Apr. 11 - Las Vegas, NV - The Joint (Hard Rock Hotel) Apr. 12 - Salt Lake City, UT - E-Center Apr. 13 - Denver, ...

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JERRY CANTRELL Confirmed For LIVESTOCK

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell has been confirmed for this year's Livestock festival, which is scheduled to take place in Zephyrhills (near Tampa), Florida between April 26th and 28th. The full list of artists currently set to appear at the event looks like this: STONE TEMPLE PILOTS JERRY CANTRELL KID ROCK PUDDLE OF ...

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SLAVES ON DOPE To Begin Pre-Production For Sophomore CD

SLAVES ON DOPE are due to begin pre-production in the near future on their second album for an as-yet-undisclosed label with producers Jason Slater (i.e. SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY, EARSHOT) and Troy Van Leeuwen (i.e. A PERFECT CIRCLE, ENEMY). In other news, SLAVES ON DOPE frontman Jason Rockman was involved in a freak car accident this ...

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"Queen Of The Damned" Track Listing Announced

The Queen Of The Damned soundtrack, which features material co-written by KORN frontman Jonathan Davis and former OINGO BOINGO keyboardist Richard Gibbs and is due to be issued through Warner Bros. Records on February 19th, will contain the following track listing: 01. Wayne Static of STATIC-X - "Not Meant For Me" 02. David Draiman of ...

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Archive News Nov 15, 2001

The reunited CANDLEMASS—featuring bassist/mainman Leif Edling, vocalist Messiah Marcolin, guitarist Lars Johansson, guitarist Matts 'Mappe' Bjorkman, and drummer Jan Lindh—have officially been confirmed for next year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, which is scheduled to take place on June 7-8, 2002 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. As originally hinted here on September 26th ...

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