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AGGRESSIVE MUSIC FESTIVAL: Video Report Posted Online

Albany's Capital News 9 has posted a two-minute video report from this weekend's Aggressive Music Festival, which featured performances from a number of national heavy metal bands, including SLAYER, SLIPKNOT, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, CHIMAIRA, SUPERJOINT RITUAL, SHADOWS FALL, HATEBREED and LIFE OF AGONY. Watch the video here. Around 4,000 music fans from the Capital ...

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CONSPIRACY A.D. Announce New Guitarist

Italian metallers CONSPIRACY A.D. have announced the addition of guitarist Sym to the group's ranks. "Sym is a very talented guitar player and the band is very happy to welcome him," the band write in a statement. Sym's live debut with the group took place this past Saturday (July 10) when CONSPIRACY A.D. supported CHIMAIRA ...

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MACHINE HEAD: U.K. Tour Dates Announced

MACHINE HEAD have announced the details of their upcoming U.K. tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 22 – Plymouth, UK @ Pavillions Nov. 23 - Southampton, UK @ Guildhall Nov. 24 - Bristol, UK @ Academy Nov. 26 - Manchester, UK @ Academy Nov. 27 - Glasgow, UK @ Barrowlands Nov. 29 - Newcastle, ...

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GOD FORBID: OZZFEST Off Dates Announced

New Jersey metal titans GOD FORBID will continue their rigorous U.S. touring schedule all summer long on Ozzfest, which kicks off in Hartford, CT. on July 10. The quintet also locked down a series of Ozzfest off-dates alongside such premier artists as DIMMU BORGIR, SLAYER and SUPERJOINT RITUAL, among others. Their new video for "Antihero", ...

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It's Official: IN FLAMES, CHIMAIRA To Tour Australia

Sweden's IN FLAMES have confirmed that they will be embarking on a short Australian tour with CHIMAIRA beginning in mid-September. The confirmed dates and venues are as follows: Sep. 17 – Heaven - Adelaide, AUS (all ages) Sep. 18 - Hi-Fi Bar - Melbourne, AUS (18+) Sep. 19 - Hi-Fi Bar - Melbourne, AUS (matinee, ...

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ROADRAGE 2004: Tour Dates Announced

A bunch of dates have been announced for the RoadRage 2004 tour, which is scheduled to kick off early August and run through mid-September. Joining co-headliners MACHINE HEAD and CHIMAIRA will be Roadrunner Records' newest signings, THREE INCHES OF BLOOD and TRIVIUM. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Aug. 03 - The Odeon - ...

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DISBELIEF Replace GRIMFIST At Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

German death metallers DISBELIEF have replaced Norway's GRIMFIST at the 11th edition of With Full Force festival, a three-day event set to be held July 2-4 at airport Roitzschjora, Löbnitz near Leipzig, Germany. GRIMFIST were forced to withdraw from the festival following their split with drummer Horgh (HYPOCRISY, ex-IMMORTAL). The complete list of bands confirmed ...

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IN THE NAME OF… Begin Recording Debut Album

Australia's IN THE NAME OF… (formerly CRYOGENIC), currently based in Los Angeles, have begun work on their debut album, tentatively due later in the year through an as-yet-undetermined label. After four weeks of intense pre-production, the group hit Westlake Audio Recording Studios in Hollywood this week with renowned producer Mudrock, whose credits include ALICE COOPER, ...

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BLOODSHOTEYE To Film 'Hitlist' Video

Leamington, Ontario-based metallers BLOODSHOTEYE will be filming a video for the track "Hitlist" in mid-July. "We have been awarded VideoFACT funding to complete a shot-on-film, major-budget video," the band write on their web site. "Thanks to our friend Justin at Unstable Ground for making this happen and who will also be taking the project under ...

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MACHINE HEAD, CHIMAIRA Comment On ROADRAGE 2004 Tour

Roadrunner Records has officially confirmed the lineup for the RoadRage 2004 tour, which is scheduled to kick off early August and run through mid-September. Joining co-headliners MACHINE HEAD and CHIMAIRA will be Roadrunner's newest signings, THREE INCHES OF BLOOD and TRIVIUM. Commented MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain: "Ever since the 2001 RoadRage tour, we've not ...

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CHIMAIRA To Co-Headline ROADRAGE Tour

CHIMAIRA will be teaming up with three other Roadrunner acts (who will be named in the next few days) in August to co-headline the return of a USA RoadRage tour. Dates, venues and bands will be announced shortly. In other news, the second CHIMAIRA show in Greece (Thessaloniki) has been canceled due to "venue problems," ...

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DEATH Tribute Update: SHADOWS FALL Members Confirmed

Guitarist James Murphy (ex-DEATH, OBITUARY, TESTAMENT) has issued the following update regarding the status of the upcoming tribute CD, "Within The Mind - In Homage To The Musical Legacy Of Chuck Schuldiner": "Hi everyone, "It's been a good while since my last update and I apologize... Been quite busy with the 'Within The Mind' project, ...

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CHIMAIRA: DVD Details Revealed

CHIMAIRA have set "The Dehumanizing Process" as the title of their upcoming DVD, tentatively scheduled for a late fall/early winter release. "The DVD will contain pretty much anything and everything you ever wanted to know and see regarding CHIMAIRA," reads a post on the band's web site. "From early recording sessions, to live performances, videos, ...

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Report: SLIPKNOT's JÄGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR Did 90 Percent Business

SLIPKNOT's Jägermeister Music Tour with FEAR FACTORY and CHIMAIRA did 90% business at venues ranging from 1,500- to 6,000-seat capacities, according to Billboard magazine. The tour wrapped May 14 at Memorial Hall in Sacramento, Calif. "This was the biggest, best-ever Jäger tour, and it's still building momentum," said Rich Levy, VP of booking, national sales ...

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CHIMAIRA Film Video For 'Power Trip'

CHIMAIRA recently shot a video for the track "Power Trip" in San Francisco with director Lex Halaby. Expect the video in rotation next month. "Power Trip" comes off CHIMAIRA's sophomore full-length release, "The Impossibility of Reason", which came out last May through Roadrunner Records. CHIMAIRA recently replaced drummer Andy Herrick with former SOILWORK skinsman Richard ...

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