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DEVILDRIVER: More U.S. Dates Announced

Santa Barbara, California's DEVILDRIVER, the band featuring former COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, has lined up the following dates during August: Aug. 13 - Irving Plaza - New York, NY (w/ VENOM) Aug. 14 - NorVa - Norfolk, VA Aug. 15 - Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA (w/ VENOM) Aug. 16 - Jaxx - Springfield, VA ...

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MNEMIC: Studio Update

MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Gabriel Eftemie has posted the following studio report on the band's official blog: "We have been, once again, nothing but busy in the studio tracking our 33rd album. Now, let's back up a bit, 2.5 weeks ago, Brian [Rasmussen, drums] did a phenomenal job on nailing 13 songs at the Track Record ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: Australian Tour Dates Announced

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have lined up the following Australian dates in September: Sep. 15 - Capitol – Perth, AUS (18+) Sep. 16 - Unibar - Adelaide, AUS (All Ages) Sep. 17 - Manning Bar - Sydney, AUS (All Ages) Sep. 18 - Basement - Brisbane, AUS (18+) Sep. 19 - Hi Fi ...

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GOD FORBID Guitarist Issues Post-Tour Update

GOD FORBID guitarist Doc Coyle has posted the following message on the band's official MySpace profile: "We did a month of touring in the States in May-June with ILL NINO, SILENT CIVILIAN, BLEED THE SKY, and EYES OF FIRE. We had a great time with all the guys on this tour. It was certainly a ...

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DEVILDRIVER Frontman Checks In From Europe

DEVILDRIVER frontman Dez Fafara has posted the following message on the band's official MySpace profile: "I'm sitting in the bus at Graspop festival in Belgium. It's pouring rain outside, and we just played. The pit was MASSIVE. Needless to say, we destroyed the place. Thanks go out to the fans in Belgium for their intensity. ...

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BORN FROM PAIN Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

BORN FROM PAIN have been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Waldrock festival, set to take place Saturday, July 1 in Burgum, the Netherlands. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AFTER FOREVER ALICE IN CHAINS BLOODSIMPLE BORN FROM PAIN DEVILDRIVER HELLOWEEN KAMELOT MOTÖRHEAD NILE SHABOON SOULFLY STONE SOUR ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY: New Album To Be Produced By TUE MADSEN

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have posted the following message on their official web site: "We can now confirm that we'll be working with acclaimed Danish producer Tue Madsen for the next album. The effort will be mixed in his Antfarm studio, while the actual recording will take place in different premises here in ...

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KORN: European Tour Officially Cancelled

KORN have officially cancelled their European tour after frontman Jonathan Davis was admitted to a London hospital Friday with a blood disorder called immune thrombocytopenic purpura, which is described as a clotting disorder. The alternative metal act played a shortened set on Saturday (June 10) at the Download festival with the help of guest vocalists ...

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Artimus Pyledriver - ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER

Atlanta's ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER was named after LYNYRD SKYNYRD drummer Artimus Pyle, which goes a long way toward explaining the southern rock boogie and redneck soul that defines the band's self-titled debut. Whiskey swilling, southern bad boy HARD rock filled with concrete tough rhythms and a boatload of twin-guitar fire is at the core of these ...

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SOILWORK Cancel DOWNLOAD Festival Appearance, DEVILDRIVER Step In

According to VirtualFestivals.com, SOILWORK's guitarist has suffered a vascular spasm, forcing the band to cancel their scheduled appearance today (June 11) on the Snickers Stage at the Download festival in in Castle Donington, England. DEVILDRIVER, who performed yesterday on the Snickers Stage, and whose singer Dez Fafara helped KORN out with their "issues," are stepping ...

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KORN Cancel Amsterdam Concert

According to MetalRage.com, KORN have just cancelled their previously announced June 13 headlining appearance at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam, Holland. The reason for this cancellation is the illness of KORN frontman Jonathan Davis. It should be noted, however, that support act HATEBREED will now play a headlining show at the Melkweg ...

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DARKANE Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Swedish high-energy thrashers DARKANE have been confirmed for the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 23-25 in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 23: WHITESNAKE LACUNA COIL SATYRICON DIE KRUPPS MOONSPELL MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP EVERGREY EDGUY TRIVIUM Y&T THE GATHERING LEAVES' EYES STREAM OF PASSION GOJIRA SOILWORK ...

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VENOM: '7 Days Of Hell' Complete Dates Announced

British black metal pioneers VENOM will be embarking on the "7 Days of Hell" North American tour in late August. The seven-show trek, which will kick off on August 13, will feature DEVILDRIVER in the support slot. The following are believed to be the final dates for the tour: Aug. 13 - New York, NY ...

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VENOM, DEVILDRIVER: Philadelphia Date Announced

British black metal pioneers VENOM will be embarking on the "7 Days of Hell" North American tour in late August. The seven-show trek, which will kick off on August 13 and conclude on August 28, will feature DEVILDRIVER in the support slot. So far, the following dates have been released: Aug. 15 - Philadelphia, PA ...

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NILE Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK Festival

NILE have been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Waldrock festival, set to take place Saturday, July 1 in Burgum, the Netherlands. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AFTER FOREVER ALICE IN CHAINS BLOODSIMPLE DEVILDRIVER DRAGONFORCE HELLOWEEN KAMELOT MOTÖRHEAD NILE SHABOON SOULFLY STONE SOUR STREAM OF PASSION TRIVIUM ...

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VENOM, DEVILDRIVER: More Tour Dates Announced

British black metal pioneers VENOM will be embarking on the "7 Days of Hell" North American tour in late August. The seven-show trek, which will kick off on August 13 and conclude on August 28, will feature DEVILDRIVER in the support slot. So far, the following dates have been released: Aug. 18 - Cleveland, OH ...

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