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BLOOD RED THRONE To Release New Album In June

Norwegian death metallers BLOOD RED THRONE have completed work on their new album, due on June 25 via Earache Records. Tchort of BLOOD RED THRONE states: "Yet another tough birth is over and the BLOOD RED THRONE crew is proud to announce its newest album is born! People familiar with the band and its past ...

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PRIMUS' LES CLAYPOOL To Release 'Fancy' Concert DVD

On May 29, renowned bassist and legendary PRIMUS frontman Les Claypool will release "Fancy" (Prawn Song), his first solo live concert DVD from his 2006 summer tour with his latest group of accomplished players. A major market tour commences May 23 in Minneapolis and wraps July 14 at the All Good Music Festival in Masontown, ...

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EDGUY Frontman Discusses AVANTASIA Project

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet recently gave an interview to his webmaster about "The Scarecrow", the third installment of his AVANTASIA solo project. The album is being produced by Sascha Paeth, who also played the rhythm guitar on the CD. The drums were laid down by KISS/ALICE COOPER drummer Eric Singer and the bass is being ...

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VINNIE PAUL, KERRY KING, SCOTT IAN To Perform At LITTLE KIDS ROCK Benefit Concert

Little Kids Rock (LKR), an innovative non-profit music education program that provides free instruments and rock 'n' roll lessons to public schools, celebrated March's "Music in Our Schools" month by announcing today that it will be the sole beneficiary of the Six-String Masterpieces memorial tribute, auction and benefit concert honoring the late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" ...

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PRIMORDIAL To Record New Album This Summer

Vocalist Nemtheanga of the Irish dark metal masters PRIMORDIAL has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "It's been a busy time lately personally so excuse my lack of posts on the site. "Anyway soon there will be a tour report from our little jaunt to Finland which was excellent and I ...

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Black Metal Porn Directors Engage In War Of Words

Shane Bugbee, an actual priest in the Church Of Satan who wrote and directed "Club Satan: The Witches' Sabbath", which is being touted as "the first-ever Satanic porn," has released the following statement: "The director of the second 'first' Satanic black metal porn, 'Phallusifer', recently appeared on a comedy radio show and attacked ...

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TWISTED SISTER Drummer's 'Stairway To Hell' Is A 'Barbaric Assault' On Jesus

"Stairway to Hell", the self-described "ultimate off-Broadway headbanging experience" which features A.J. Pero from TWISTED SISTER on drums and members of Pero's side project CITIES, has been slammed by the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights for being nothing more than a "vile," "barbaric assault" which "insult[s], degrade[s] and abuse[s] the sensibilities ...

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LAMB OF GOD Kicked Off FAMILY VALUES Tour?

According to HardDriveRadio, LAMB OF GOD — which was previously rumored to be on this summer's Family Values Tour — is no longer on the bill. "Apparently someone from LAMB OF GOD made some disparaging remarks on their site about the leaked news of their inclusion on the tour, which got back to KORN," reads ...

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MALICE Guitarist Discusses Reunion

Michael Fischer of KNAC.COM recently conducted an interview with MALICE guitarist Mick Zane. An excerpt from the chat follows: KNAC.COM: So what's on tap for the upcoming MALICE reunion? Zane: At this point, the MALICE reunion consists of three original members, which include myself, Mark on bass, and Jay on guitar. Throughout the ...

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THREAT SIGNAL: Tour Dates Announced

Canadian metallers THREAT SIGNAL have lined up the following dates: Jan. 25 - Phil's - Waterloo, ONT Feb. 03 - Call The Office - London, ONT Feb. 10 - Underground - Hamilton, ONT Mar. 04 - Dingbatz - Clifton, NJ Mar. 05 - Mccoy's - Commack, NY Mar. 06 - JC Maxey's - Bridgeport, WV ...

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BLOODSIMPLE To Begin Mixing New Album Next Week

BLOODSIMPLE vocalist Tim Williams (ex-VISION OF DISORDER) has issued the following update: "Well, friends, it's been quite a year looking back on '06. It's been a long haul for BLOODSIMPLE since we quit the road back in July. Although since we have been home, we've been very, very busy. Our new [second] record is pretty ...

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