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GOD FORBID Guitarist Checks In From The Road

GOD FORBID guitarist "Doc" Coyle has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "What's up, brothas and sistas! Doc here from GOD FORBID checking in from the road. Sorry it's been so long between updates, but it gets hectic on tour and hard to get ample time at a computer. "First off, ...

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SHADOWS FALL Name New Album, Announce Tour Dates

Massachusetts-based thrash metal quintet SHADOWS FALL have set "The War Within" as the title of their fourth full-length release, tentatively scheduled for an early September release through Century Media Records. The new album, produced again by Zeuss (HATEBREED) at Planet Z Studios in Massachusetts, will feature the tracks "The Power Of I & I" and ...

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Italian Metallers THE SECRET Sign With GOODFELLOW RECORDS

Italian metalcore quintet THE SECRET have inked a worldwide deal with Goodfellow Records. The band's self-titled album, produced by Riccardo "Paso" Pasini (EPHEL DUATH), is tentatively scheduled for release in August. Complete album details are still to be announced, but two songs from the CD, "Memento Mori" and "Close to Me, Inside My Heart", can ...

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CHIMAIRA To Miss Kansas City Show Due To 'Multiple Bus Problems'

MTV.com reports: "CHIMAIRA will miss Monday's Jägermeister Tour stop in Kansas City, Missouri, because of multiple bus problems with multiple buses. The band was traveling from Truesdale, Missouri, to the venue when its bus conked out. A temporary replacement was called in, but soon after the group boarded, it too broke down. CHIMAIRA plan to ...

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SOULFLY Confirmed For Germany's WITH FULL FORCE Festival

SOULFLY have been confirmed for 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. The complete list of bands set to appear at the festival is as follows: A.O.K. ADJUDGEMENT AGNOSTIC FRONT ATROCITY BEATSTEAKS BENEDICTION BILLY TALENT BLOOD FOR BLOOD ...

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SHADOWS FALL Begin Recording New Album, Prepare To Hit The Road

The dynamic thrash metal quintet SHADOWS FALL will embark on a national U.S. headlining tour this summer in preparation for their highly anticipated fourth full-length release. The trek, dubbed the "Strhess Tour", will also feature AS I LAY DYING, HIMSA and REMEMBERING NEVER. SHADOWS FALL just entered Planet Z Studios (HATEBREED) to track the follow ...

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France's FURY FEST: Final Lineup Announced

The final lineup has been announced for the for the 2004 edition of Fury Fest, a three-day event set to take place June 25-27 at the Park Des Expositions in Le Mans, France. The complete schedule for the festival is as follows: Main Stage: Friday, June 25: SOULFLY TESTAMENT HATEBREED DROPKICK MURPHYS THE HAUNTED IGNITE ...

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TEMPER: Former SPINESHANK Frontman Announces Hollywood Gig

TEMPER, the new Los Angeles-based band featuring former SPINESHANK singer Jonny Santos, will be performing at the Viper Room (8852 Sunset Blvd.) in West Hollywood on April 20. In addition to Santos, TEMPER's current lineup includes ex-THE FAMILY DOG members Matt Geiger (drums) and Rob Galvin (bass), plus relative unknowns Jeremy "Jermz" Harper (beat box) ...

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San Antonio's LEFT Sign With SABA RECORDS USA

San Antonio, Texas-based metallers LEFT have inked a deal with Saba Records USA. The band are currently in the studio recording a new EP with producer Davey Lee (BYFIST/REVEREND guitarist). LEFT, who drawn influences from the likes of TOOL, CHIMAIRA and STONE SOUR, have opened shows for GODHEAD and most recently BYFIST, to name a ...

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SLIPKNOT: No Hometown Show At 7 Flags Events Center

TheIowaChannel.com is reporting that the Clive City Council voted 3 to 2 Thursday night (April 1) against allowing SLIPKNOT to hold a hometown concert at the 7 Flags Event Center. The band wanted to hold a concert for their fans on Tuesday, April 27. But city council members say they've never given a noise permit ...

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SLIPKNOT: New Song Available For Download

A brand new SLIPKNOT track, entitled "Pulse of the Maggots", has been made available for download at this location. "Pulse of the Maggots" comes off the group's much-anticipated third album, "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)", due on May 25 through Roadrunner Records. Other songs on the 13-cut Rick Rubin-produced CD include "Vermillion", "Circle", ...

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SLIPKNOT's JORDISON Talks About Meeting NINE INCH NAILS' REZNOR

In the March issue of Sweden's premiere rock/metal magazine Close-Up, SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison talks about playing the song "The Blister" from the band's upcoming album, "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)", for NINE INCH NAILS mainmain Trent Reznor. "Me and Greg [Fidelman], our engineer, were sitting at the mixing desk listening to this shit. [Producer ...

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KING DIAMOND Drummer Records Track For DEATH Tribute CD

KING DIAMOND drummer Matt Thompson has recorded a guest appearance for the upcoming DEATH tribute CD, "Within The Mind - In Homage To The Musical Legacy Of Chuck Schuldiner". Thompson is featured on a cover version of the track "Spirit Crusher", which originally appeared on the final DEATH studio album, "Sound Of Perseverance", released in ...

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SLIPKNOT Invite Fans To Appear In 'Duality' Video

SLIPKNOT will be shooting a video for the track "Duality" off their upcoming "Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)" CD in Des Moines (or thereabouts) on Saturday, March 27. The group's label, Roadrunner Records, have put out an "open invite" for fans of the group to appear in the clip. "Should be a crazy time, and ...

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SLIPKNOT To Film 'Duality' Video Later This Month

SLIPKNOT will be filming a video for their new single, "Duality", later this month at an as-yet-undisclosed location. More information will be made available soon. "Duality" is the first single off SLIPKNOT's as-yet-untitled new CD, due on May 25 through Roadrunner Records. The song will impact radio stations on May 4. The band will make ...

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CHIMAIRA Book Studio Time For DEATH Tribute

CHIMAIRA will be entering Spider Studios on March 22 to record some music from the DEATH albums "Symbolic" and "Human" for the upcoming tribute CD "Within The Mind - In Homage To The Musical Legacy Of Chuck Schuldiner". Legendary guitarist James Murphy (TESTAMENT, DEATH, OBITUARY) will be handling the production duties alongside CHIMAIRA. Commented CHIMAIRA ...

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SLIPKNOT Set First Single Off New Album

SLIPKNOT will release the track "Duality" as the first single from their as-yet-untitled new album, due out on May 25 through Roadrunner Records. The song will impact radio stations on May 4. In other news, SLIPKNOT's track "Don't Get Close", which appears in the recently released Activision game "MTX: Motocross", will NOT be appearing on ...

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