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POWERMAN 5000: U.S. Dates Announced

POWERMAN 5000 has scheduled the following tour dates during the coming months: Jul. 17 - Flagstaff, AZ @ Orpheum Theater Jul. 18 - San Marcos, CA @ Jumping Turtle Jul. 19 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Theatre Jul. 20 - Fresno, CA @ Belmont Jul. 21 - Modesto, CA @ Downtown Modesto Jul. 23 ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Complete 'Black Rain' Details Revealed

OZZY OSBOURNE will release his new album, "Black Rain", on May 22 via Epic Records. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "I Don't Wanna Stop", "Not Going Away", "Thank God For The Almighty Dollar", "Civilize The Universe", "Black Rain", "Countdown's Begun" and "Trap Door". You can tell by looking at many of the ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: New Album Samples Available

A number of audio clips from OZZY OSBOURNE's forthcoming album have been posted online at Ozzy.com (Note: You have to scroll over and click on the books and other images on the main page to hear the audio). The first single, "I Don't Want to Stop", from the upcoming CD will receive its ...

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POWERMAN 5000: European Tour Dates Announced

POWERMAN 5000 has scheduled the following European tour dates: May 18 - The Palace - Tamworth UK May 19 - Underground - London UK May 20 - Teeside University - Middlesborough UK May 21 - Buttermarket - Shrewsbury UK May 22 - Peel - Kingston UK May 23 - Nexus - Southampton UK May 25 ...

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UNDERMINDED Signs With UPRISING RECORDS

Uprising Records has announced the signing of San Diego, California's UNDERMINDED. UNDERMINDED was previously signed to Kung Fu Records, which released the band's acclaimed "Hail Unamerican!" CD in 2004 — produced by Sergio Chavez (of VELVET REVOLVER, LIMP BIZKIT and EVANESCENCE fame). Known for their maelstrom of metal-infused hardcore anthems, intelligent lyrics and punk rock ...

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FU MANCHU: New Album Available For Streaming

"We Must Obey", the new album from Southern California fuzz-rockers FU MANCHU, is now available for streaming at the band’s official MySpace page. It will remain posted until the album's Feb. 20 street date. Vocalist, guitarist and founding member Scott Hill describes the record as his "favorite FU MANCHU album from start to ...

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We Must Obey - FU MANCHU

Their sound and van-tastic look may peg them as 1970s worshipers, but it seemed for a while like Orange County stoner rockers FU MANCHU would end up more associated with the 1990s. After prodigious output in the previous decade, including breakout albums like "In Search Of…" and "The Action Is Go", the post-millennial slide has ...

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KAIHORO: New Album Due In March

KAIHORO, the Finnish "sludgy rock/metal band" featuring members of TOTAL DEVASTATION, OMNIUM GATHERUM and MANITOU, will release its second full-length album, "Boulder", in March via Playground Music distribution. The follow-up to 2004's "Mainheadskull" was recorded in February 2006 at Manu Audio Studio in the heart of Kouvola, the city of trains. Mixing was completed last ...

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POWERMAN 5000: Tour Dates Announced

POWERMAN 5000 has lined up the following tour dates: Mar. 09 - Traverse City, MI - Streeters Mar. 10 - Flint, MI - The Machine Shope Mar. 11 - Louisville, KY - Headliner's Music Hall Mar. 12 - Columbia, MO - Blue Note Mar. 14 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's Down Under Mar. 15 - ...

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FU MANCHU Unveils New Album Cover Art

Southern California rock quartet FU MANCHU has posted the cover art for its new album, "We Must Obey", on the band's MySpace page. The artwork was designed by John McGill, who first collaborated with FU MANCHU on their 2004 release, "Start The Machine". More recently, McGill designed the cover art for the band’s ...

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FU MANCHU Announces First Leg Of 'We Must Obey' Tour

On February 28, California rock powerhouse FU MANCHU will commence their first North American tour in nearly two years, a six-week headlining trek. This will kick off the world tour in support of their new album "We Must Obey" (street date: February 20), praised by Decibel magazine as the band's "best set of riffs in ...

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FU MANCHU Frontman Comments On VAN HALEN, CARS Covers

FU MANCHU — recently described by the Los Angeles Times as "Southern California sludge-merchants (who) deliver riff-heavy rock straight out of the '70s" — have frequently covered other artists’ music over the course of their career. In addition to their well-known take on BLUE ÖYSTER CULT's "Godzilla", the band has previously tackled DEVO ("Freedom of ...

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FU MANCHU Announces New Album Title

Orange County fuzz-rock quartet FU MANCHU have set "We Must Obey" as the title of their tenth studio album, which will be released on Feb. 20, 2007 (a day earlier in Europe) via Century Media Records. The complete track listing is as follows: 01. We Must Obey 02. Knew It All Along 03. Let Me ...

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Stoner Rock UVTV Edition Available

This week's episode of Underground Video Television (UVTV) is a special stoner rock edition hosted by Bobby Black, columnist at High Times magazine and host of Sirius Radio Hard Attack channel's "Contact High". The show features music videos of CLUTCH, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, FU MANCHU, TURBONEGRO, and MONSTER MAGNET as well as some live videos ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Frontman Featured In Country Music Video

POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider is featured as an actor in the new video from country artist CODY MCCARVER, entitled "Red Flag". The clip which was filmed at four separate locations in Los Angeles by Myriam Santos-Kayda, also stars W. Earl Brown (HBO's "Deadwood"), Dennis Haskins ("Saved by the Bell"), and Amanda Henkel (Miss Hawaiian Tropic ...

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FU MANCHU: New Song Posted Online

The title track of "Hung Out To Dry", the new EP by Southern California rock quartet FU MANCHU, has been posted on the band's MySpace page. "'Hung Out To Dry' is one of our new favorites to play live," says guitarist/vocalist Scott Hill. "We've played it live a few times and it seems ...

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STUCK MOJO: Another New Song Posted Online

Atlanta-based rap-metal pioneers STUCK MOJO, who recently announced the addition of vocalist Lord Nelson to the group's lineup, have posted another new track, entitled "Home", on their MySpace page. Also available at the same location are the songs "Metal is Dead" and "That's When I Burn". "All three of these tracks are rough ...

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FU MANCHU: New EP Artwork Revealed

The cover artwork for the new FU MANCHU EP, "Hung Out To Dry", has been posted at CMDistro.com. The 3,000-copy, limited-edition CD — to be released Nov. 28 — can currently be pre-ordered for $6. The artwork was designed by John McGill, who first collaborated with FU MANCHU on their 2004 release, "Start ...

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