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QUEENSRŸCHE Cancels UK Tour With THIN LIZZY

QUEENSRŸCHE has issued the following update: "QUEENSRŸCHE is disappointed to announce the unfortunate cancellation of our upcoming tour of the United Kingdom with THIN LIZZY and other shows in Europe due to a personal emergency. We'd like to thank our loyal fans for their continued support and understanding. We are looking forward to making it ...

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SIC To Film 'Rosegarden In Hell' Video

Faroe Islands-based band SIC will travel to Athens, Greece at the end of November to film the video for the song "Rosegarden In Hell". The clip will be directed by digital artist Achilleas Gatsopoulos (Mind's I Productions) who has previously worked with DARK TRANQUILLITY on their "Monochromatic Stains" video. "Rosegarden In Hell" comes off SIC's ...

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JON OLIVA'S PAIN Begins Recording New Album

Drummer Christopher Kinder of JON OLIVA'S PAIN, the band led by SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva, has issued the following update: "Last Monday we arrived at the world-famous Morrissound studios [in Tampa, Florida] to begin loading in drums and bass. The atmosphere here is relaxed and inspiring... and we needed as much of that as humanly ...

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DEW-SCENTED To Tour Europe With SEVERE TORTURE, DESTINITY

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED will team up with SEVERE TORTURE and DESTINITY for a European tour in February. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 01 - Paris (France) - Glaz’Art TBA Feb. 02 - Chaulnes (France) - Espace Culturel Feb. 03 - Oostende (Belgium) - Hangaar 1 Feb. 04 - Osnabrück (Germany) - Bastard Club Feb. ...

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BIOMECHANICAL: New Members Speak; Video Available

In a string of exclusive videos shot earlier in the week, the new BIOMECHANICAL members have introduced themselves to the band's fans and have spoken out about how they came to join the group. The three video clips can be viewed at below and feature interviews with ex-DRAGONFORCE bassist Adrian Lambert, guitarist Chris Van Hayden, ...

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FIREWIND Guitarist Issues Post-Japanese Tour Update

FIREWIND guitarist Gus G. has issued the following update: "The third part of our World Allegiance tour came to an end with four very successful shows in Japan! It felt so good going back there exactly one year after our performance at Loudpark festival. "This has been our longest Japan tour so far, visiting four ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's Cover Of PINK FLOYD's 'Welcome To The Machine' To Be Released Tomorrow

QUEENSRŸCHE's cover of PINK FLOYD's "Welcome to the Machine", the first single from the band's new album, "Take Cover", will be released on iTunes tomorrow, October 16. Fan-filmed video footage of QUEENSRŸCHE performing "Welcome to the Machine" on September 15, 2007 at the Bank Atlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida can be viewed below. QUEENSRŸCHE will ...

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MEGADETH Mainman: 'We Have The Kewlest Fans In The World!'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "This is the last weekend I will be at my home until Thanksgiving. "It was two Thanksgivings ago that my life felt upside down from the separation, and celebrating Thanksgiving alone in a hotel. Needless to ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Perform On MTV's 'TRL' This Wednesday

Former SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach has issued the following update: "I will be on MTV's 'TRL' ('Total Request Live') on Wednesday, October 17 at 3:30 p.m. ET! I will be singing my new rap/rock song 'November 20' live on the show and talking about the new CD 'Angel Down'! Taping is Monday morning at ...

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NINE INCH NAILS: New Remix Album Detailed

Billboard.com reports that NINE INCH NAILS' "Year Zero" has been remixed track-by-track for "Y34RZ3R0R3MIX3D", due November 20 via Interscope. Among the remixers are NEW ORDER's Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert, the Faint, Bill Laswell, Ladytron, Fennesz and Saul Williams. The remix of "My Violent Heart" was made by a fan, under the moniker ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Vocalist Gearing Up For 'Death By Decibels' Tour

Long-running Florida-based metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION will participate in the Death by Decibels tour alongside VADER, CATTLE DECAPITATION, LIGHT THIS CITY, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS and VEIL OF MAYA. The group's vocalist, Brett Hoffman, has been busy preparing for the tour and offered some insight on how he prepares himself for such a huge endeavor: "I'm gearing up ...

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FIREWIND Guitarist Issues Post-U.S. Tour Update

FIREWIND guitarist/founder Gus G. has issued the following update: "I'm sitting at some airport as we're on our way to Japan. I just wanted to check in and let you know that our first U.S. tour has come to an end and it has been a great experience for us! We didn't really know what ...

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Former TOKYO BLADE Singer's Comedy Series Available Online

Former TOKYO BLADE/JOHNNY CRASH vocalist Vick Wright's pilot episode for his TV comedy series "The Village Idiot Show" is available for viewing below. "The Village Idiot Show" is described as "a glimpse into the lives of two lovable old imbeciles, Sherman (John Foreman) and Tank (Vick Wright) who squabble incessantly over the TV remote in ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE: 'We Are Far From Over'

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's web site: "I just wanted to say thanks to everyone that purchased the new box set. I am 'sure' by now you have discovered the whole new layer of goodies we have for you, but if you are 'not ...

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Ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION Drummer To Appear On New DISINCARNATE Album

In addition to his newly formed project with Jason Blachowicz (bass; MALEVOLENT CREATION), Rob Barret (guitar; CANNIBAL CORPSE), Chris Basile (guitar; PYREXIA), and Kyle Symons (vocals; MALEVOLENT CREATION, HATEPLOW), drummer Dave Culross (MALEVOLENT CREATION, HATEPLOW, SUFFOCATION) has confirmed that he will participate in the recording process for the long-awaited second album from DISINCARNATE (the band ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION: New Drummer Revealed

Veteran Florida-based death metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION have recruited drummer Fabian Aguirre (SYNAPTICIDE, ex-GRINDCRUSHER, MISTY FATE, ANGEL NEGRO) as the replacement for the recently departed Dave Culross. Handling the bass duties for the group on the road will reportedly be Marco Martell, who has already previously toured with the band. The band previously stated about Aguirre, ...

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