Floridian black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL have issued the following update: “Hammer [drums] will be unavailable for the dates booked in March due to the recently announced TESTAMENT tour dates.
Continue reading KULT OV AZAZEL Taps Ex-DIMMU BORGIR/NILE Drummer For Upcoming Tour
Brazilian/American thrashers SEPULTURA supported METALLICA on January 30 and January 31 at Morumbi Stadium in São Paulo, Brazil.
Continue reading SEPULTURA Supports METALLICA In Brazil; Photos Available
This past weekend, METALLICA was presented with a gold plaque signifying Brazilian sales in excess of 45,000 copies of the band’s 2008 album, “Death Magnetic”.
Continue reading METALLICA Receives Gold, Platinum In Brazil
Italy’s STIGMA has set “Concerto for the Undead” as the title for its follow-up to 2008’s “When Midnight Strikes!”, due on April 30 in Europe (except in the U.K., where it will arrive on May 3) and May 4 in North America via Pivotal Rockordings.
Continue reading STIGMA: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed
SUBSIGNAL, the new German band featuring former SIEGES EVEN members Arno Menses (vocals) and Markus Steffen (guitar), will support Canadian rockers SAGA on a number of shows in March/April.
Continue reading SUBSIGNAL To Support SAGA In Germany
HEAVEN & HELL ? the band featuring BLACK SABBATH members Tony Iommi (guitar), Ronnie James Dio (vocals), Geezer Butler (bass) and Vinny Appice (drums) ? will headline the 10th-anniversary edition of the Bloodstock festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2010 at Catton Hall, Derbyshire, United Kingdom.
Continue reading HEAVEN & HELL To Headline U.K.’s BLOODSTOCK Festival
Death metal psychopaths ABORTED are set to tour europe with THE RED CHORD and ROTTEN SOUND on the upcoming “Machines Of Grind/Terrorizer Tourture”.
Continue reading ABORTED To Tour Europe WIth THE RED CHORD And ROTTEN SOUND
CRYPTOPSY guitarist Christian Donaldson will join Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based female-fronted metallers THE AGONIST for their upcoming two-date tour of Japan.
Continue reading CRYPTOPSY Guitarist To Play Japan With THE AGONIST
Gary Graff of Billboard.com reports that Steven Tyler’s Los Angeles-based attorney, Skip Miller, fired off a letter to AEROSMITH manager Howard Kaufman last week requesting that AEROSMITH’s management “immediately cease and desist from engaging in acts and conduct to the harm and detriment of your own client, AEROSMITH, and our client who is one of its members.” Miller subsequently told Billboard.
Continue reading Report: STEVEN TYLER Could Sue To Stop AEROSMITH Replacement Singer
Hello everybody and welcome to your all-new all-different Navel Gazing: your look back at the week in Punknews. I’m Adam White and I’ll be your guide through some of the most popular, notable, and otherwise attention getting stories of the past seven days. Each and every Punknews story is built from tips contributed by you fine folks, and here’s what got the community talking this week:
Also a reminder that the second round of our charity auction raising money for Doctors Without Borders’ efforts in Haiti wraps up tonight. Thanks to Paper + Plastik and Limited Pressing for being such awesome partners in this effort. At the time that I’m writing this we’re closing in on eleven thousand five hundred.
With that we hand over this Sunday evening to you, the Punknews community. From that glorious, likely bearded rabble we’ve see the creation of everything from message boards and Punknews fantasy sports leagues to even a band or two. So talk amongst yourselves and we’ll see you Monday…
Continue reading Navel Gazing for January 31st, 2010
Guitarist Silenoz (real name: Sven Atle Kopperud) of Norwegian black metallers DIMMU BORGIR recently spoke to U.K.’s Metal Hammer magazine about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band’s follow-up to 2007’s “Il Sorte Diaboli”.
Continue reading DIMMU BORGIR Working On ‘Grand, Huge, Epic And Primal’ New Album
According to Emol.com, METALLICA’s January 26, 2010 concert in Santiago, Chile was attended by Graciela Mora, a 76-year-old grandmother who is affectionately known as “Granny Metallica.” As her 16-year-old grandson, whom she invited to the concert, made his way to the front of the stage in order to get close to his idols, Mrs.
Continue reading METALLICA’s Santiago Concert Attended By 76-Year-Old Grandmother