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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Confirmed For U.K.'s HAMMERFEST II

Los Angeles metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH will headline the second night of next year's Hammerfest II festival, set to take place March 11-13, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: AKERCOCKE ATTICA RAGE BELLIGERENCE CARS ON FIRE CONQUEST OF STEEL DARK FUNERAL DEVILDRIVER ...

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TONY MARTIN's HEADLESS CROSS Confirmed For U.K.'s HAMMERFEST II

Former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin's HEADLESS CROSS, whose live set celebrates the 20th anniversary of the release of the SABBATH album "Headless Cross", has been confirmed for next year's Hammerfest II festival, set to take place March 11-13, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. The festival billing is now shaping up ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Confirmed For U.K.'s HAMMERFEST II

Long-running Venice Beach, California thrash/punk band SUICIDAL TENDENCIES has been confirmed for next year's Hammerfest II festival, set to take place March 11-13, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: AKERCOCKE ATTICA RAGE BELLIGERENCE CARS ON FIRE CONQUEST OF STEEL DARK FUNERAL DEVILDRIVER ECHOVIRUS ...

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WHITE WIZZARD Confirmed For U.K.'s HAMMERFEST II

Los Angeles traditional metal heroes WHITE WIZZARD have been confirmed for next year's Hammerfest II festival, set to take place March 11-13, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: AKERCOCKE ATTICA RAGE BELLIGERENCE CARS ON FIRE CONQUEST OF STEEL DARK FUNERAL DEVILDRIVER ECHOVIRUS EPICA ...

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EARTHEN GRAVE: New Tour Dates Announced

Chicago's own EARTHEN GRAVE, featuring renowned violinist Rachel Barton Pine and Ron Holzner of TROUBLE fame, has scheduled the following dates: Dec. 04 - Millcreek Tavern - University City, Philadelphia, PA * Dec. 05 - Europa - Brooklyn, NY Dec. 06 - Piano's - New York, NY Dec. 11 - The Abbey - Chicago, IL ...

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EPICA, DARK FUNERAL, SHINING, AKERCOCKE Confirmed For U.K.'s HAMMERFEST II

EPICA, DARK FUNERAL, SHINING and AKERCOCKE have been confirmed for next year's Hammerfest II festival, set to take place March 11-13, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: AKERCOCKE ATTICA RAGE BELLIGERENCE DARK FUNERAL EPICA GODSIZED HELLFIGHTER HURON ICED EARTH ISOLYSIS MARSHALL LAW NAPALM ...

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MUTINY WITHIN: Debut Album Artwork, Release Date Revealed

New Jersey-based sextet MUTINY WITHIN (formerly MUTINY) will release its self-titled debut album on February 23, 2010 via Roadrunner Records. The CD was recorded at Bieler Bros. Studios in Pompano Beach, Florida with producer Jason Bieler (SIKTH, SKINDRED, DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL, NONPOINT) and was mixed by Jeff Rose and Martin "Ginge" Ford of Nott-In-Pill studios in ...

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DEVIL SOLD HIS SOUL Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

U.K. six-piece DEVIL SOLD HIS SOUL has inked a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The band's as-yet-untitled new album will be released in early 2010. DEVIL SOLD HIS SOUL will touring Europe in November and play a special one-off show in London on December 10 at the upstairs of the Relentless Garage as a ...

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ORANGE GOBLIN Confirmed For U.K.'s HAMMERFEST II

British doomsters ORANGE GOBLIN have been confirmed for next year's Hammerfest II festival, set to take place March 11-13, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ATTICA RAGE DEVILDRIVER ICED EARTH NAPALM DEATH ORANGE GOBLIN PANIC CELL SKINDRED Also new next year will be ...

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NAPALM DEATH Confirmed For U.K.'s HAMMERFEST II

British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH have been confirmed for next year's Hammerfest II festival, set to take place March 11-13, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ATTICA RAGE DEVILDRIVER ICED EARTH NAPALM DEATH PANIC CELL SKINDRED Also new next year will be the ...

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SKINDRED Interviewed By U.K.'s DEAD PRESS!; Audio Available

Dead Press! conducted an interview with vocalist Benji Webbe and bassist Dan Pugsley of Welsh ragga-metallers SKINDRED on October 7, 2009 in the main music room and the band's dressing room at The Sugarmill venue in Stoke-on-Trent, U.K. The chat is now available for streaming below. "Shark Bites and Dog Fights", the new mini-album from ...

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SKINDRED Announces First-Ever Tour Of India

Welsh ragga-metallers SKINDRED have announced their first-ever tour of India. The band will spend the last week of October playing four shows in the country. The details are as follows: Oct. 25 - The Great India October Festival - Bangalore Oct. 27 - Hard Rock Café - Mumbai Oct. 29 - Hard Rock Café - ...

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SKINDRED: 'Shark Bites' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Shark Bites and Dog Fights", the new mini-album from Welsh ragga-metallers SKINDRED, sold around 2,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (Note: Internet/digital sales **ARE** included in the SoundScan totals.) The CD landed at position No. 21 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which ...

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DEAD BY APRIL Schedules Glasgow In-Store Appearance

Swedish "pop/metal" band DEAD BY APRIL will make an in-store appearance at Avalanche Records in Glasgow, United Kingdom on October 5 at 4:30 pm. The store is situated at 34 Dundas Street, Glasgow G1 2AQ, 150 yards from Queen St. Station and Buchanan St. Underground Station. "Angels Of Clarity", the latest video from DEAD BY ...

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ICED EARTH, DEVILDRIVER, SKINDRED Confirmed For U.K.'s HAMMERFEST II

ICED EARTH, DEVILDRIVER, SKINDRED, ATTICA RAGE and PANIC CELL have been confirmed for next year's Hammerfest II festival, set to take place March 11-13, 2010 at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North Wales, United Kingdom. The original Hammerfest brought together some of the biggest names in metal for a truly memorable weekend at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, North ...

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SKINDRED: 'Stand For Something' Video Released

SKINDRED's video for song "Stand For Something" can be viewed below. The track, which is available for streaming on the Welsh ragga-metallers' MySpace page, comes off the band's new mini-album, "Shark Bites and Dog Fights", which is scheduled for release on September 22 via Bieler Bros. Records. The record will contain eight songs, ...

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DEAD BY APRIL: 'Angels Of Clarity' Video Released

"Angels Of Clarity", the latest video from the Swedish "pop/metal" band DEAD BY APRIL, can be viewed below. DEAD BY APRIL will support SKINDRED on a U.K. tour in September/October. To coincide with the trek, DEAD BY APRIL will release the "Angels of Clarity" single in the U.K. on September 28 via Spinefarm Records. This ...

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DEAD BY APRIL: Video Interview Available

Caitlin of Metal Gods TV conducted an interview with the Swedish "pop/metal" band DEAD BY APRIL at the Sonisphere festival, which was held on August 1-2, 2009 at the legendary Knebworth Park, United Kingdom. Watch the five-minute chat below. DEAD BY APRIL will support SKINDRED on a U.K. tour in September/October. To coincide with the ...

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SKINDRED: New Song Posted Online

A new SKINDRED song entitled "Stand For Something" is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The track comes off the Welsh ragga-metallers' new mini-album, "Shark Bites and Dog Fights", which is scheduled for release on September 22 via Bieler Bros. Records. The record will contain eight songs, including "Who Are You?" ...

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SKINDRED Frontman Interviewed On ROCK SOUND TV

Rock Sound TV conducted an interview with vocalist Benji Webbe of Welsh ragga-metallers SKINDRED at the Sonisphere festival, which was held on August 1-2, 2009 at the legendary Knebworth Park, United Kingdom. Watch the five-minute chat below. SKINDRED will release its new mini-album, "Shark Bites and Dog Fights", on September 1 via Bieler Bros. Records. ...

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PARADISE LOST Confirmed For U.K.'s SONISPHERE Festival

U.K. gothic metal pioneers PARADISE LOST have been confirmed for the METALLICA-headlined inaugural Sonisphere festival, set to take place on August 1-2 at the legendary Knebworth Park, United Kingdom. They will appear as "special guests" at 11:50 a.m. on the Saturn Stage. Sonisphere is headlined by LINKIN PARK and METALLICA, with additional appearances by AVENGED ...

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DEAD BY APRIL To Support SKINDRED In U.K.

Swedish "pop/metal" band DEAD BY APRIL will support SKINDRED on a U.K. tour in September/October. Prior to these dates, the band will join LACUNA COIL and SLIPKNOT side-project DIRTY LITTLE RABBITS for a one-off Kerrang! show on July 31 at the London HMV Forum in Kentish Town; then, two days later, they will appear at ...

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SOIL Confirmed For U.K.'s SONISPHERE Festival

Chicago heavy rockers SOIL have been confirmed for the METALLICA-headlined inaugural Sonisphere festival, set to take place on August 1-2 at the legendary Knebworth Park, United Kingdom. Commented bassist Tim King: "We are extremely excited to be part of the Sonisphere festival this year. We have just finished recording the new SOIL album 'Picture Perfect'. ...

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SEVENDUST: It's Time For Us To Start Writing New Album

SEVENDUST has issued the following update: "Well, we just wanna say thank you to all our friends out there — as we've said, we have friends not fans — for supporting us and being so amazing to us over this album cycle. We're back to the original lineup, gotten the chance to do some amazing ...

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