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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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Former KITTIE Guitarist To Issue Solo Debut

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, the solo project of former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman, has set "District 6" as the title for its upcoming debut, due later in the year through an as-yet-undisclosed label. "District 6", which features an appearance by former KITTIE bassist Talena Atfield, will contain the following track listing (in no particular order): 01. Synergy ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's DURST: 'I Didn't Sing With BRITNEY SPEARS!'

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has posted the following message at www.limpbizkit.com: "Well, howdy partners!!!!!!! I'm in the studio just about to wrap up the vocals!! Only four songs away!! Man, you're gonna shit!! Today, Al Jergesen [sic] from MINISTRY is in the studio with me and we're gonna tear some shit up!! I also ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY Commence Work On New Album

Los Angeles-based FIREBALL MINISTRY are currently at Grandmaster Recorders working on a new studio album. Nick Raskulinecz (FOO FIGHTERS) is producing the as-yet-untitled project for a 2003 release. A label has not yet been announced. FIREBALL MINISTRY can be seen on MTV all month long as part of their "You Hear It First" series. For ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN Announce European Tour

RAGING SPEEDHORN are set to embark on a massive headline tour of UK, Ireland & Europe at the beginning of 2003. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 19 – Newport, UK @ TJs Jan. 20 - Plymouth, UK @ Club 103 Jan. 21 - Bridgewater, UK @ Palace Theatre Jan. 22 - Cambridge, UK @ ...

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MINISTRY: More European Dates Announced

MINISTRY have announced the following European dates during February/March: Feb. 24 - Amsterdam, NETH @ Paradiso Feb. 25 - Oberhausen, GER @ Turbinenhalle Feb. 26 - Berlin, GER @ Columbiahalle Feb. 28 - Paris, FRA @ Elysee Montmatre Mar. 02 - London, UK @ Astoria MINISTRY's latest studio album, "Animosotosomina", is scheduled to be released ...

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MINISTRY To Play One-Off London Gig

Seminal industrial outfit MINISTRY have confirmed a one-off show at London's Astoria on Sunday, Mar. 2, 2003. The group's latest studio album, "Animosotosomina", is scheduled to be released on Feb. 17, 2003 through Sanctuary Records. ...

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MINISTRY's AL JOURGENSEN To Contribute To New LIMP BIZKIT CD

MINISTRY frontman Al Jourgensen is the latest guest musician to contribute to the forthcoming LIMP BIZKIT album, "Less Is More". Jourgensen joins the likes of ex-HELMET man Page Hamilton, KORN's Head and WEEZER mastermind Rivers Cuomo on the upcoming effort, which is currently being recorded at a Los Angeles studio with producer Rick Rubin. According ...

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MINISTRY Bassist Launches Side Project

PINK ANVIL, the new project featuring MINISTRY bassist Paul Barker, have inked a deal with Mike Patton's Ipecac Records. The group's debut album is expected to surface early next year. PINK ANVIL will debut some of the material from the upcoming CD at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco on Dec. 31 as ...

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MINISTRY: 'Animositisomina' Track Listing Unveiled

The tentative track listing for MINISTRY's much-anticipated new effort, "Animositisomina", is as follows: 01. Animosity 02. Unsung 03. Piss 04. Lockbox 05. Broken 06. The Light Pours Out Of Me (MAGAZINE cover) 07. Shove 08. Impossible 09. Stolen 10. Leper "Animositisomina" is due to be released on Feb. 24 through Sanctuary Records. ...

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MINISTRY To Issue 'Animositisomina' In February

MINISTRY are scheduled to release their brand new album, "Animositisomina", on February 4, 2003 through Sanctuary Records. Widely reported to be the group's "fastest and heaviest" offering since 1992's "Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the Way to Suck Eggs", the album is expected to include such cuts as "The Light Pours Out" (MAGAZINE ...

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MINISTRY's AL JOURGENSEN Gets Hitched!

MINISTRY mastermind Al Jourgensen has gotten married, according to Alex Zander, editor-in-chief of MK Ultra magazine. "I was out shopping at my favorite clothing store in Chicago, and the store owner showed me the photos," says Zander. Al was allegedly wearing a white tuxedo with his trademark cowboy hat over his dyed bright red hair, ...

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SOCIETY 1 Ink Deal With EARACHE RECORDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Earache Records is proud to announce its newest worldwide signing: SOCIETY 1. Fronted by Hollywood extremist, Matt Zane, SOCIETY 1 are at the forefront of the new breed of L.A. metal bands. With a pounding industrial pulse, ballistic guitars and Matt Zane's unparallelled rage, SOCIETY 1 have inspired comparisons to MARILYN MANSON, ...

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Former STRYPER Bassist Issues Call For Band Reunion

Ex-STRYPER bassist Tim Gaines wants nothing more than to reunite with his former bandmates. "I miss being together with the [rest of the STRYPER] guys," the bassist admitted on his official web site. "I think what I miss the most about being a part of STRYPER was how God's presence was always there. I miss ...

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SOULFLY: LOGAN MADER Rumor Gets Shot Down

Contrary to reports posted via other Internet sources, SOULFLY have NOT been rejoined by former MACHINE HEAD and current MEDICATION guitarist Logan Mader on the eve of their ongoing European tour. Ex-SNOT guitarist Mikey Doling is by all accounts very much part of the group's line-up and was on hand during the band's appearance last ...

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Greece's ROCKWAVE FESTIVAL Cancelled!

Greece's much-anticipated Rockwave Festival, previously scheduled to be held on July 1-3 at the Athens Horse Training Park (KEIPP) in Athens, has been officially cancelled. The event, which was set to include appearances by SLAYER, DREAM THEATER, HALFORD, IN FLAMES, JAG PANZER, MOTÖRHEAD, NEVERMORE, OPETH, PARADISE LOST, and RUNNING WILD, was called off due to ...

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