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RAGING SPEEDHORN To Release Double Album

Britain's RAGING SPEEDHORN will release a double album to coincide with their tour in January. According to the band's official web site, the album will consist of demos and live tracks of a mixture of both new and old songs. The tentative track listing for the album is as follows: Live Tracks: 01. Knives And ...

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A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred - SUPERJOINT RITUAL

So it's official: Philip Anselmo has effectively left PANTERA, put DOWN on ice, and more or less dialed down activities with all other musical projects except this one, SUPERJOINT RITUAL. Last year's debut album, "Use Once And Destroy", took eight years to come to fruition as the band flickered in and out of existence. Now ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN Singer Tells Court Of Brutal Attack

RAGING SPEEDHORN singer John Loughlin testified in a U.K. court that he tried to defend a young fan as she was attacked by thugs in a Cambridge car park, according to Cambridge News Online. Loughlin said he and victim Laura Elder, 19, were set upon outside the Junction in Clifton Road where his band had ...

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1349 Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

Norwegian black metallers 1349, featuring SATYRICON drummer Frost, are the latest act to have been confirmed for Germany's With Full Force 2003 festival, which is set to take place July 4-6 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig. The complete list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: Friday, July 4: ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Singer Jams With ANTHRAX In Cleveland

JUDAS PRIEST frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens joined ANTHRAX onstage during their appearance at Agora Theater in Cleveland on May 15. "Tim came down with his very pregnant wife Jeannie and [ANTHRAX singer] John [Bush] called him up on stage to do 'Madhouse' with us," guitarist Scott Ian wrote on ANTHRAX's official web site. "Ripper tore ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN To Embark On Tour Of Southern California

Britain's RAGING SPEEDHORN will kick off a short tour of Southern California by opening for MUDVAYNE at the Key Club in West Hollywood Sunday night (May 18). Confirmed RAGING SPEEDHORN dates are as follows: May 18 – West Hollywood, CA @ Key Club (w/ MUDVAYNE) (7:00 p.m.) May 18 – West Hollywood, CA @ Whisky ...

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ANDREW W.K. Begins Mixing New Album

ANDREW W.K. has wrapped up the recording of his new CD and has moved the whole operation across to California to begin mixing the effort for a tentative August/September release through Island DefJam Records. "The mixing is like the salted creamed hotel bar butter at the end of the drink portion and the start of ...

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VIRGIN STEELE Frontman Has 'Incredibly Prolific' Winter

VIRGIN STEELE frontman David DeFeis has completed over 40 pieces of music for the much-anticipated "Lilith Project", according to the group's official web site. "He has recorded and sent over to the theatre for the upcoming performances 11 (eleven) instrumental pieces and 18 (eighteen) songs. Hopefully the majority of these compositions will actually be heard ...

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ANDREW W.K.: Reaching The Heights Of Euphoria

Contrary to previously published reports, ANDREW W.K.'s forthcoming album is being produced by Mario Dane and Frank Vierti and at the moment has no confirmed title. Between 10 and 25 songs are being recorded for the new CD, which is tentatively set to surface in August/September through Island DefJam Records. Says Andrew, "The whole point ...

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Office Of Strategic Influence - OSI

Controversy isn't something readily associated with something as mathematical and calculated as a progressive rock supergroup. But controversial this album is — and not for the first reason that springs to mind. That group/album title, you see, eludes to a proposed covert US information agency dreamed up after 9/11 to supposedly spread favorable propaganda in ...

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FOO FIGHTERS Donate Pyro Cash To Australian Firefighters

FOO FIGHTERS have been asked to extinguish their stage pyrotechnics during their current Big Day Out gigs due to fire bans enacted because of Australia's raging bushfires. Rather than sulk, the group has decided to make the best of the situation. "We are going to take the money it would have cost for the fireworks ...

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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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RAGING SLAB Drop Off HERMANO U.S. Tour

Due to an unforeseen illness, RAGING SLAB have been forced to drop off the upcoming tour with HERMANO. However, the tour will still go ahead with the heavyweight line-up of HERMANO, SUPAFUZZ, and ASPHALT BLASTER. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 24 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Khyber Pass Nov. 25 - New York, NY ...

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SNAKEPIT Magazine Returns With Issue #11!!

Snakepit, self-described as "Europe's leading heavy/ power/ speed/ thrash magazine", has returned with issue 11, featuring extensive chats with Richard Bateman (PURGATORY/ AGENT STEEL/ NOCTURNUS/ NASTY SAVAGE), ANIHILATED, CANDLEMASS, DOOMSWORD, ETERNAL REIGN, GAMMACIDE, GENOCIDE/REPULSION, INTRUDER, K-OCTAVE, LAAZ ROCKIT, COMBAT RECORDS (label special), LOST HORIZON, MERCENARY, MORTAL SIN, PARAGON, PENTAGRAM (Chile Gods!), POSSESSED (first chat with ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN Embark On Scandinavian Tour

Britain's RAGING SPEEDHORN will embark on a Scandinavian tour at the end of this month. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 20 – Hultsfred, SWE @ Metropol Nov. 22 – Gothenburg, SWE @ Sticky fingers Nov. 23 – Skovde, SWE @ Valhall Nov. 24 – Oslo, NOR @ John Dee Nov. 25 – Stockholm, SWE ...

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ICED EARTH Set Title For Next Album, Continue Writing

ICED EARTH have set "The Glorious Burden" as the title for their next full-length album, which they hope to begin recording by January. "What I've been doing right now is writing for ICED EARTH and DEMONS & WIZARDS [side project with BLIND GUARDIAN's Hansi Kursch] simultaneously," ICED EARTH mastermind Jon Schaffer told Brave Words & ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Frontman Hits Cover Circuit

JUDAS PRIEST frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens has been passing time recently by making several live appearances with an Ohio-based cover band THE SICKNESS, whose lineup includes two of Owens' former bandmates, bassist Dennis Hayes (formerly of Tim's pre-PRIEST band WINTERS BANE) and drummer Tim Semelsberger (from an early Ripper-fronted cover band, U.S. METAL). THE SICKNESS, ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN To Release New Single

Britain's RAGING SPEEDHORN will issue a limited-edition single, Fuck The Voodooman, on October 28th. Only 5000 copies will be pressed, and each copy will be individually numbered and placed in a limited-edition wallet. Also included are covers of BLACK FLAG's "My War" and URIAH HEEP's "Gypsy", plus the uncut version of the "Fuck The Voodooman" ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Frontman Offers Update On New CD

CRADLE OF FILTH are continuing work on their much-anticipated Damnation And A Day CD at New Rising studios in Essex, England for a late 2002/early 2003 release through Sony Music. "Basically, we are busy doing a million and one things all worth absolutely nothing and suffering badly from the 'hurry up and wait' process that ...

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DEVILEECH Change Studio Location For Forthcoming Album

Portuguese extreme metal act DEVILEECH have changed their minds about recording their second album at Gothenburg, Sweden's Studio Fredman, because "the band needs a more powerful and distinct sound [than the one offered by said facility]," according to an official Maquiavel Music Entertainment newsletter. At this time, likely candidates for a recording studio for the ...

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