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HYPNOSIA Line Up European Gigs

Sweden's HYPNOSIA will travel to The Netherlands and Belgium for three shows in mid-May. The dates are as follows: May 17 - The Stage Tielt, BEL (w/DEMONIZER, FLESH MADE SIN) May 18 - Atak Enschede, NETH (w/INRI, FLESH MADE SIN) May 19 - 013 Tilburg, NETH (w/KATAFALK, OUTBURST, FLESH MADE SIN, OCCULT) ...

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HATEBREED Split With Guitarist, Lens Video Clip

HATEBREED have amicably parted ways with guitarist Lou "Boulder" Richards following the group's performance at the Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts on April 20th. In other news, the band shot a promo video for "I Will Be Heard" at the same gig. The following dates on the forthcoming DOWN US tour have been sold out: May ...

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DRAGONLORD Announce Upcoming Appearances

San Francisco Bay Area's DRAGONLORD, featuring current and former members of TESTAMENT, have lined up the following appearances during April/May: Apr. 27 - Bourbon Street Bar & Grill - Concord, CA May 04 - The Pound - San Francisco, CA (w/EXODUS) May 09 Jaxx - West Springfield, VA May 10 - CBGB's - NYC, New ...

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EXODUS Shuffle Southern California Dates

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have shuffled some of the previously-scheduled Southern California dates and have added a gig in Sacramento with DRAGONLORD. The group's current itinerary looks like this: May 04 San Francisco, CA @ The Pound (w/DRAGONLORD) May 16 Hollywood, CA @ Key Club May 17 Anaheim, CA - The Shack May ...

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UNJUST Get Added To CALIFORNIA MUSIC AWARDS

UNJUST have been added to the California Music Awards on April 27th in Oakland, CA. The band join PAPA ROACH, SAMMY HAGAR, SMASH MOUTH, BOB WEIR, JOE SATRIANI, THE K.G.B. & MIXMASTER MIKE as performers. UNJUST recently won the California Music Awards Rising Star Showcase, sponsored by Live 105 and Guitar Center, to win ...

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40 GRIT Prepare To Record New CD

San Francisco Bay Area's 40 GRIT are preparing to enter the studio at the beginning of June to record their sophomore record for a late 2002 release through Metal Blade Records. In the meantime, you can catch the band performing live at the following venues: Apr. 26 - Season Tickets -Turlock, CA Apr. 27 - ...

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DOWN Vs. ANDREW WK: Substance Over Hype?

DOWN's Down II CD has shifted 55,070 copies in the first three weeks of its release compared to ANDREW WK's marginally impressive 33,661 for his I Get Wet album during the same time period, according to Soundscan. Here is a breakdown of the two album's weekly sales performances thus far: DOWN – Down II: Week ...

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MANOWAR, IMMORTAL, CATASTROPHIC Dates Announced

The Gods Of War tour, featuring MANOWAR, IMMORTAL, CATASTROPHIC and HAVOCHATE, will hit the following North American cities during the coming weeks: Apr. 27 - The Trocadero Theater - Philadelphia, PA Apr. 28 - M (formerly The Metropol) - Pittsburgh, PA Apr. 29 - Al Rosa Villa - Columbus, OH May 01 - The Emerson ...

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HYPOCRISY, SOILWORK Initial Dates Released

Ticketmaster is currently selling tickets to the following dates on the forthcoming North American tour featuring HYPOCRISY, SOILWORK, SCAR CULTURE, and KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: May 13 – Pops - Sauget, IL May 15 - Metro - Chicago, IL May 22 - Jaxx Nightclub - W. Springfield, VA May 26 - Krome - South Amboy, NJ A ...

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Former MEGADETH Drummer Lines Up Musicians For Touring Band

Former MEGADETH drummer Nick Menza has recruited ex-SUICIDAL TENDENCIES guitarist Anthony Gallo, former SAMANTHA 7/GREAT WHITE axeman Ty Longley and bassist Jason Levin for his touring band, which is still searching for a suitable frontman. That is still in the works, explains Menza. I have to find the right guy, so we have been auditioning ...

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ANDREW WK Lines Up Australian Dates

ANDREW WK (full name: Andrew Wilkes-Krier), whose backing band includes former OBITUARY drummer Donald “D.T.” Tardy, will play his first Australian shows next month. The confirmed dates are as follows: May 18 – Melbourne, AUST @ Hi Fi Bar May 19 – Sydney, AUST @ The Metro May 21 – Auckland, AUST @ The Powerstation ...

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DISTURBED: "Believe" Track Listing Unveiled

DISTURBED are currently ensconced at Groovemaster Studios in Chicago with producer Johnny K (who also produced DISTURBED's multi-platinum debut, 2000's Sickness) laying down tracks for their sophomore effort, Believe, due out in the fall. “We're just going according to the old adage, if it ain't broke, don't fix it,” frontman David Draiman told Rolling Stone ...

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SKID ROW Add Appearances To Live Itinerary

SKID ROW, featuring ex-SOLINGER vocalist Johnny Solinger, are continuing to add live appearances to their upcoming itinerary. The group's current scheduled now looks like this: May 01 - Fayetteville, NC @ ITZ May 02 - Charlotte, NC @ Amos' May 03 - Winston-Salem, NC @ Ziggy's May 04 - Atlanta, GA @ Music Midtown Festival ...

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MANOWAR, IMMORTAL, CATASTROPHIC North American Dates Announced

The initial dates for the forthcoming MANOWAR, IMMORTAL, CATASTROPHIC, and HAVOCHATE US tour have been announced. They are as follows: Apr. 27 - The Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA Apr. 28 - M (formerly The Metropol) – Pittsburgh, PA May 01 - Emerson Theater – Indianapolis, IN (w/BLUDGEON) May 03 - St. Andrews Hall – Detroit, ...

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Former ALICE IN CHAINS Guitarist Announces North American Dates

Former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist JERRY CANTRELL has announced the following live dates during late spring/early summer: Apr. 26 - Bicentennial Park - Miami, FL Apr. 28 - Festival Park - Zephyrhills, FL The Road To The Rackhouse (w/NICKELBACK) May 13 - Albuquerque Convention Center - Albuquerque, NM May 14 - Fillmore Auditorium - Denver, ...

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HEMLOCK Dates Announced

Las Vegas' HEMLOCK, whose Pigeon Holed CD was produced by SOULFLY guitarist Mike Doling (ex-SNOT), have lined up the following gigs during coming weeks: Apr. 05 - Bull Pen - Bakersfield CA Apr. 06 - The Fort - Taft, CA Apr. 11 - The Palace - Hollywood, CA (Jagermeister Tour) Apr. 12 - Cajun House ...

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SKID ROW: Upcoming Appearances Announced

SKID ROW, featuring vocalist Johnny Solinger, have added a Winston-Salem show to their early May itinerary. The group's schedule now looks as follows: May 01 - Fayetteville, NC @ ITZ May 03 - Winston-Salem, NC @ Ziggy's May 04 - Atlanta, GA @ Music Midtown Festival (w/KID ROCK) ...

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ANDREW WK To Replace CORNELL/RAGE At OZZFEST 2002?!

ANDREW WK (full name: Andrew Wilkes-Krier), whose backing band includes former OBITUARY drummer Donald D.T. Tardy, has been invited by Ozzfest organizers to fill the slot vacated by the unnamed group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and members of RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, according to MTV.com. ANDREW WK has not yet accepted the invitation, but ...

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SKID ROW Announce May Appearances

SKID ROW, featuring vocalist Johnny Solinger, have announced the following live dates for early May: May 01 - Fayetteville, NC @ ITZ May 04 - Atlanta, GA @ Music Midtown Festival (w/KID ROCK) As previously reported, SKID ROW will be touring with TESLA, VINCE NEIL and JACKYL this summer on the Rock Never Stops trek. ...

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Former EARTHTONE9 Drummer Joins NINEDENINE

Britain's NINEDENINE have recruited ex-EARTHTONE9 drummer Si Hutchby to their ranks. The band, whose music has been described as a “raw and mature, post-grunge, classic rock sound,” are completed by Leigh Oates (vocals), Andrew Stone (guitar), and Joel Graham (bass). Si replaces Jimmy Bottomley, who recently left the group on amicable terms. Commenting on Si's ...

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EXODUS Attack In May

San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have tentatively lined up the following gigs during May: May 04 – San Francisco, CA @ The Pound (w/DRAGONLORD) May 09 – Hollywood, CA @ Key Club May 10 – San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick May 11 – Las Vegas, NV @ Pinkies ...

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ANDREW WK Lands A New HOLE

The following item comes to us courtesy of the March 29th edition of The New York Post: Things are looking up for buzzed-about rocker ANDREW WK [aka Andrew Wilkes-Krier]. The long-haired hedonist behind head-banging odes to excess like 'Party 'Til You Puke' is selling out shows, getting gushed about in glossy magazines, and sporting some ...

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DEW-SCENTED Line Up European Gigs Galore

Acclaimed German thrashers DEW-SCENTED have enlisted Hendrik Bache to handle second guitar duties at the group's upcoming European live dates, including a full-length tour with CANNIBAL CORPSE and SEVERE TORTURE in the fall. Here is a full list of upcoming DEW-SCENTED live appearances: w/NO RETURN, SCARVE, RAIN Apr. 03 – Amnéville, FRA @ L' After ...

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SEVENDUST: TV Appearances, US Tour Dates Announced

SEVENDUST will perform their new single "Live Again" on CBS's Late Show With David Letterman this Thursday, March 28th, and on NBC's Last Call With Carson Daly next Wednesday, April 3rd. In other news, SEVENDUST are due to headline the fourth Cutty Whiskey Rock the Boat tour, which kicks off on April 3rd and is ...

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