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AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT Set Release Date For 'District 6'

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, the solo project of former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman, will release their debut album, "District 6", on May 20. AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT's sound is being described as a dancey, industrial "fusion [of] MINISTRY's 'The Land of Rape and Honey''s weirdness and KMFDM's 'Adios'' ferocity,' with a touch of VNV NATION's 'Empires'' more melodic vibe." ...

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NOTHINGFACE Drop Off MINISTRY Tour

NOTHINGFACE have left MINISTRY's "Fornica" tour following Saturday's show in Phoenix, Arizona. No reason was given for the group's departure, but it is believed that poor ticket sales played a part in NOTHINGFACE's decision to leave the trek. The band are currently preparing to embark on a headline tour, with dates to be announced shortly. ...

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PINK ANVIL: 'Halloween Party' Track Listing Unveiled

PINK ANVIL, the new band featuring MINISTRY bassist Paul Barker, have set the track listing for their debut album, "Halloween Party", due on April 22 through Ipecac Records. It is as follows: 01. Beginning 02. Rubber Suit 03. Cause I Told You 04. Desert 05. Adagio In Cb 06. Downer 07. Rubber Suit, Pt. 2 ...

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H.I.M. Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL

Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. have been confirmed for the U.K.'s Download Festival, set to take place May 31-June 1 at Donington Park. Download Festival will highlight the best rock talent in the world today with more than fifty bands performing over two days on three stages. Other bands scheduled to appear at the event include ...

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ANTHRAX's BENANTE: 'The Europeans Love The New Shit'

ANTHRAX have confirmed the following North American tour dates during May: May 06 - Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory (w/ MINISTRY) May 07 - Norfolk, VA @ The Norva (w/ MOTÖRHEAD) May 09 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium (w/ MOTÖRHEAD) May 11 - Montreal @ The Medley (w/ MOTÖRHEAD) May 13 - Mt. Clemens, ...

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MINISTRY Replace Drummer

MINISTRY have replaced drummer Tia Sprocket with Rey Washam. Rey, who was previously in SCRATCH ACID and JESUS LIZARD, was on the last two MINISTRY tours, and is featured on the "Sphinctour" DVD. No reason was given for Sprocket's departure from the group. MINISTRY w/ NOTHINGFACE, LOLLIPOP LUSTKILL, MOTOGRATER: Mar. 28 - Tucson, AZ @ ...

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Former KITTIE Guitarist Delays Release Of Solo Debut

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, the solo project of former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman, have delayed the release of their debut album, "District 6", to sometime in the spring. "With the cover art being late and with promotion not being where it should be right now, the release date will be pushed back," Fallon wrote on the group's ...

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MINISTRY, NOTHINGFACE: More Tour Dates Announced

MINISTRY have announced the details of their forthcoming U.S. tour with NOTHINGFACE, LOLLIPOP LUSTKILL and MOTOGRATER. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 16 - Sparks, NV (Reno) New Oasis Mar. 18 - Seattle, WA Northgate Mar. 19 - Portland, OR Roseland Mar. 21 - San Francisco, CA Fillmore Mar. 22 - Los Angeles, CA House ...

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MINISTRY: First U.S. Tour Dates Announced

MINISTRY have announced the first tour dates as part of their Fornica Tour 2003. They are as follows: Mar. 16 - Sparks, NV @ New Oasis Mar. 18 - Seattle, WA @ Northgate Mar. 19 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Mar. 21 - San Francisco, CA @ Fillmore Mar. 22 - Los Angeles, CA @ ...

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IN FLAMES Working On New EP

Sweden's IN FLAMES are currently in the studio working on an upcoming EP release, due in late spring. More details about the EP will be announced very soon. Confirmed dates for the MUDVAYNE/IN FLAMES U.S. tour are as follows (note: MINISTRY is no longer part of this package): Mar. 08 - 2003 Pittsburgh, PA - ...

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METALLICA Confirm FIELDS OF ROCK Appearance

As first reported here on Jan. 27, METALLICA have finally officially confirmed their participation in Holland's Fields of Rock festival, which is set to take place on June 15 at Goffertpark Fields in Nijmegen. LIMP BIZKIT, DEFTONES, MARILYN MANSON, DISTURBED, and MINISTRY are among the other artists rumored to be appearing at the ...

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Former KITTIE Guitarist To Sell Solo Debut Online

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, the solo project of former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman, will make its debut album, "District 6", available for purchase online on March 19. "District 6", which features an appearance by former KITTIE bassist Talena Atfield, will contain the following track listing (in no particular order): 01. Synergy 02. Post Apocalyptic Burn 03. The ...

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MUDVAYNE, MINISTRY, IN FLAMES: First Dates Announced

According to Nuclear Blast Records, the following are the first confirmed dates for the forthcoming North American tour featuring MUDVAYNE, MINISTRY and IN FLAMES: Mar. 08 - Metropol - Pittsburgh, PA Mar. 10 - Webster Theater - Hartford, CT Mar. 11 - Northern Lights - Clifton Park, NY Mar. 12 - Staircase - Pittson, PA ...

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MINISTRY's JOURGENSEN Outlines Touring Plans

MINISTRY's previously announced North American tour with MUDVAYNE and IN FLAMES is far from a done deal, according to MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen. In addition, the group are contemplating launching their own summer tour in the U.S. "with a full line-up of decent bands for a change," according to Al. The following is Jourgensen's latest ...

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MUDVAYNE, MINISTRY, IN FLAMES To Tour The U.S.

MUDVAYNE, MINISTRY and IN FLAMES will be teaming up for a U.S. tour beginning in early March, according to IN FLAMES' official web site. Exact dates and venues will be announced soon. In related news, IN FLAMES have posted a performance video of the song "Cloud Connected", recorded live at Rockbjörnen in Stockholm, Sweden on ...

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MOTOGRATER Announce Hollywood Show

Santa Barbara, California-based quintet MOTOGRATER have announced a show at The Whisky In Hollywood, California on Feb. 6. As previously reported, MOTOGRATER are currently mixing their debut album with producer James "Jimbo" Barton (METALLICA, RUSH, MARILYN MANSON, STONE SOUR) at Track Records studio in Los Angeles for a June release through No Name/Elektra Records. The ...

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MOTOGRATER Mixing Debut For Summer Release

Santa Barbara, California-based quintet MOTOGRATER are currently mixing their debut album with producer James "Jimbo" Barton (METALLICA, RUSH, MARILYN MANSON, STONE SOUR) at Track Records studio in Los Angeles for a summer release through No Name/Elektra Records. A new track, titled "Suffocate", can be heard in streaming audio in the "Use It Or Lose It" ...

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