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Chapter VII: Hope And Sorrow - SEVENDUST

I should start out by admitting that I've never been a huge SEVENDUST fan. I don't outwardly abhor the band and have even caught myself enjoying their energy-fueled live set (which hits much harder than any of their albums ever have) on an occasion or two. The one thing I will say about the Atlanta-based ...

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Guitarist CLINT LOWERY Rejoins SEVENDUST

Guitarist Clint Lowery has rejoined SEVENDUST. Lowery's return to the band follows the apparent departure of Sonny Mayo (ex-AMEN, SNOT), who played on SEVENDUST's last two albums 2005's "Next" and 2007's "Alpha". Clint spent much of 2007 as the touring guitarist for KORN. He has also just completed work on the second album from DARK ...

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SEVENDUST Schedules Signing Session In Georgia

SEVENDUST has scheduled an in-store signing session at Best Buy in Kennesaw, Georgia on April 1 at 6:00 p.m. SEVENDUST has announced the details of its spring tour, which will kick off on April 9 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. SALIVA, NEVERSET, and OVERSCENE will be on the tour for the first leg, which runs ...

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SEVENDUST, SALIVA, NEVERSET: More Tour Dates Announced

Atlanta's SEVENDUST has announced the details of its spring tour, which will kick off on April 9 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. SALIVA, NEVERSET, and OVERSCENE will be on the tour for the first leg, which runs through May 3 in South Bend, Indiana. BLACK STONE CHERRY will join the trek May 4-17. The remaining ...

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SEVENDUST To Hit The Road With SALIVA

According to The Pulse of Radio, SEVENDUST will hit the road this spring with SALIVA. Dates and venues for the trek will be announced in the weeks ahead. SALIVA is currently in the midst of a trek with DROWNING POOL, while SEVENDUST has yet to announce any tour dates on its own. SEVENDUST recently pulled ...

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LITTLE CAESAR To Open For RATT In California

LITTLE CAESAR will open for RATT at two House of Blues shows in April. The dates are as follows: April 18 - Hollywood, CA @ House of Blues April 19 - Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues LITTLE CAESAR will also play with JUNKYARD and RHINO BUCKET on May 10 at Safari Sam's in Hollywood, ...

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SEVENDUST Pulls Out Of ROCKSTAR ENERGY MAYHEM Tour

SEVENDUST has cancelled its participation in this summer's inaugural Rockstar Energy Mayhem tour "due to changes in [the group's] touring schedule," according to a statement released by the band. No further information is currently available. Rockstar Energy Mayhem is being headlined by SLIPKNOT and DISTURBED, with some of hard music's most influential artists and a ...

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SEVENDUST Drummer Comments On Upcoming 'Rockstar' Tour

SEVENDUST is forming its tour plans to support the arrival of the band's seventh studio album, "Chapter VII: Hope and Sorrow", on April 1. The group will travel to Australia in mid-March to open three shows for OZZY OSBOURNE, before coming home to the U.S. for a spring headlining run of its own. After that ...

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SEVENDUST To Support OZZY OSBOURNE In Australia

SEVENDUST will support OZZY OSBOURNE on his Australian tour in March. The dates are as follows: Mar. 15 - Melbourne, AUS @ Rod Laver Arena Mar. 18 - Sydney, AUS @ Acer Arena Mar. 20 - Brisbane, AUS @ Brisbane Entertainment Centre SEVENDUST will release its seventh studio album, "Chapter VII: Hope and Sorrow", on ...

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SEVENDUST Enlists CHRIS DAUGHTRY On New CD

According to The Pulse of Radio, SEVENDUST has apparently enlisted Chris Daughtry and ALTER BRIDGE frontman Myles Kennedy to contribute guest vocals to the band's new album, "Hope and Sorrow". The names of the tracks featuring the singers have not yet been revealed. The 11-song effort, which was originally given the working title of "The ...

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LITTLE CAESAR To Release New Music, DVD

Longtime rockers LITTLE CAESAR have signed a worldwide management agreement with Jeff Keller Management LLC (management home for RATT's Stephen Pearcy and WHITE LION). The band — which features Ron Young (vocals), Loren Molinare (guitar), Tom Morris (drums), and Fidel Paniagua (bass) — is prepared to move forward with a vengeance on a worldwide level ...

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THE DESTRO: 'Beast Burden' Video To Premiere This Week

Dallas, Texas-based extreme metallers THE DESTRO will premiere their new video for the song "Beast Burden" on Thursday, November 8 via Headbanger's Blog and on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" on Saturday, November 10. "Beast Burden" comes off THE DESTRO's debut album, "As the Coil Unwinds", available now from Ironclad Recordings. According to a press release, THE ...

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TERROR SYNDROME: 'When God Was Sober' Goes To Radio

TERROR SYNDROME, the Vancouver, B.C.-based band led by THE DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND drummer Ryan Van Poederooyen, has released the track "When God Was Sober" to radio (mostly underground shows specializing in extreme metal, apparently) . According to Ryan, the track "was recently mixed by my brother Jay van Poederooyen here in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Jay ...

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As the Coil Unwinds - THE DESTRO

Sometimes a punch in the mouth feels just dandy, and Texas' heavier bands always seem to oblige, whether it is PANTERA, PISSING RAZORS, or THORNSPAWN. Trevor Phipps' (UNEARTH) and his Ironclad label (a Metal Blade imprint) seemed to think so too, signing THE DESTRO and releasing "As The Coil Unwinds", a steel-toed kick to the ...

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JOE LYNN TURNER Talks 'American Idol'

Dave McGurgan of phillyBurbs.com recently conducted an interview with legendary hard rock rock vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: phillyBurbs.com: What is your take on "American Idol"? Is it anything at all like the "real" music business? Joe: It's a FAR CRY ...

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JACK FROST: New Audio Interview Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 123 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. In this episode, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy are once again joined by SEVEN WITCHES guitarist Jack Frost and Metal Asylum's Rich Catino. Interview topics include FROSTBITE, METALIUM, CHRIS CAFFERY, SAVATAGE, and THE BRONX CASKET CO. Additional podcast topics include Jeff Scott Soto, Neil ...

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