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CLUTCH To Begin Work On New Album

CLUTCH frontman Neil Fallon has told Kerrang! that the band will begin work on a new album in their own studio after they finish touring. "Our drummer, Jean Paul [Gaster] is building the studio in his house," said Fallon. "We're fortunate to live in an age where you can build a pretty great studio for ...

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THE 2003 METAL GODS TOUR: More Dates Announced

The following are the confirmed dates so far for The 2003 Metal Gods Tour, a multi-band package featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH: Apr. 25 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues Apr. 26 - Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre Apr. 27 - Detroit, MI @ Clutch Cargos ...

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CRISIS: More Dates Announced

CRISIS, the reformed group which up until recently performed and recorded in Los Angeles under the name SKULLSICK NATION, have lined up the following gigs in May/June: May 17 – Anaheim, CA @ Sugars May 18 – Van Nuys, CA @ McRed's Jun. 06 – Downey, CA @ Stardust Lounge CRISIS, who recently recruited former ...

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THE 2003 METAL GODS TOUR: More Dates Confirmed

The following are the confirmed dates so far for The 2003 Metal Gods Tour, a multi-band package featuring HALFORD, co-headliners TESTAMENT, IMMORTAL, CARNAL FORGE, PRIMAL FEAR, PAINMUSEUM, and AMON AMARTH: Apr. 25 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues Apr. 26 - Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre Apr. 27 - Detroit, MI @ Clutch Cargos ...

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CLUTCH Ink Licensing Deal With MEGAFORCE

CLUTCH have inked a licensing deal with Megaforce Records for the release of their live album, "Live At The Googolplex". The North American version of the CD will include two additional tracks: "Rats" and "Prison Planet". A June release is expected. ...

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CRISIS Announce Upcoming Gigs

CRISIS, the reformed group which up until recently performed and recorded in Los Angeles under the name SKULLSICK NATION, have lined up two gigs in May. They are as follows: May 17 – Anaheim, CA @ Sugars May 18 – Van Nuys, CA @ McRed's A PDF-format flyer promoting the two gigs can be downloaded ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD: Corrected/Updated Itinerary Released

Century Media Records have released a corrected tour itinerary for STRAPPING YOUNG LAD's forthcoming trek with MESHUGGAH and the group's subsequent headlining dates. The updated itinerary is as follows: STRAPPING YOUNG LAD w/ MESHUGGAH Apr. 25 - Graceland - Seattle, WA Apr. 26 - Roseland - Portland, OR Apr. 27 - Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, ...

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CRISIS Add Ex-TODAY IS THE DAY Drummer, Prepare To Record

CRISIS, the reformed group which up until recently performed and recorded in Los Angeles under the name SKULLSICK NATION, have recruited former TODAY IS THE DAY drummer Marshall Kilpatric. The band are currently writing and demoing material for their next studio album, due to be recorded later in the year with producer Billy Anderson (CLUTCH, ...

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SPIRITUAL BEGGARS Make Live Debut With New Lineup

Swedish hard rockers SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, the band featuring former CARCASS and current ARCH ENEMY axeman Mike Amott, performed their first live show with their new lineup at Rockstugan in Halmstad, Sweden Friday night (March 21). According to the group's official web site, "the BEGGARS delivered a full heavy set performing both new and old songs ...

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CHARGER Complete Work On Full-Length Debut

Britain's CHARGER have set an April 21 release date through Peaceville Records for their debut full-length album, "Confessions Of A Man Mad Enough To Live Amongst Beasts". The long-awaited follow-up to 2000's "The Foul Year Of Our Lord" was recorded at Mighty Atom Studios in Swansea, Wales with legendary producer Billy Anderson (CLUTCH, BRUTAL TRUTH, ...

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SPIRITU, DOZER Added To SPIRITUAL BEGGARS/CLUTCH Tour

SPIRITU and DOZER have been added to the European leg of the "Monstergroove 2003" tour, featuring SPIRITUAL BEGGARS and CLUTCH. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 25 - Tilburg, NETH @ 013 Mar. 26 - Groningen, NETH @ Vera Mar. 27 - Lyon, FRA @ Ninkasi Kao Mar. 28 - Vevey, SWI @ Rocking Chair ...

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CLUTCH: East Coast Dates Announced

CLUTCH have lined up the following East Coast dates during February: Feb. 14 - L'Amour's - Brooklyn, NY Feb. 15 - Chantilly's - Manchester, NH Feb. 16 - Axis - Boston, MA Feb. 17 - The Haunt - Ithaca, NY Feb. 19 - Crow Bar - State College, PA Feb. 20 - Sound Factory - ...

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CLUTCH Cancel Dates

Due to a family emergency, CLUTCH have cancelled their previously-announced shows in Cleveland (Jan. 2) and Pittsburgh (Jan. 3). These shows will be re-scheduled for a later date. The show at the 9:30 club in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 4 will go ahead as planned. ...

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CLUTCH Set Release Date For Live CD

CLUTCH have set November 8 as the release date for their forthcoming live album, "Live At The Googolplex", through the group's own River Road Records. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Who Wants to Rock? 02. Pure Rock Fury 03. Sea of Destruction 04. Immortal 05. Careful With That Mic ...

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(HED)PE Announce U.S. Dates

(HED)PE have announced most of the dates for their upcoming U.S. tour. They are as follows: Oct. 23 - Cleveland, OH - Odeon Oct. 24 - Chicago, IL - House of Blues Oct. 25 - Minneapolis, MN - Quest Club Oct. 26 - Milwaukee, WI - The Rave Oct. 29 - Indianapolis, IN - Vogue ...

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CHARGER Ink Deal With PEACEVILLE RECORDS

Britain's CHARGER have reportedly inked a deal with Peaceville Records for the release of their debut full-length album, which is currently being recorded at Mighty Atom Studios in Swansea, Wales with legendary producer Billy Anderson (CLUTCH, BRUTAL TRUTH, ORANGE GOBLIN, NEUROSIS, SLEEP). Currently untitled, the long-awaited follow-up to 2000's The Foul Year Of Our Lord ...

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FILTER Announce U.S., European Dates

FILTER have announced the following dates during the coming weeks: Sep. 25 - Tallahassee, FL @ Floyd's Music Store Sep. 26 - Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live Sep. 28 - Atlanta, GA @ 99X HiFi Buys Amphitheatre Sep. 29 - Huntsville, AL @ Big Spring Jam Sep. 30 - Ft. Wayne, IN @ Piere's ...

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CHARGER Commence Recording Full-Length Debut

Britain's CHARGER have begun recording their debut full-length album at Mighty Atom Studios in Swansea, Wales with legendary producer Billy Anderson (CLUTCH, BRUTAL TRUTH, ORANGE GOBLIN, NEUROSIS, SLEEP). Currently untitled, the long-awaited follow-up to 2000's The Foul Year Of Our Lord will be released in early spring 2003. ...

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CLUTCH To Support NICKELBACK

CLUTCH will be supporting NICKELBACK at the following dates: Sep. 25 - Greenville, SC @ Timmons Arena Sep. 26 - Knoxville, TN @ Knoxville Civic Auditorium In other news, despite recent rumors that CLUTCH are no longer with Atlantic Records, the band remains very much signed to the label, according to a statement posted on ...

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WEST MEMPHIS THREE Benefit Album: Complete Track Listing Announced

SLAYER's Tom Araya, SLIPKNOT's Corey Taylor, MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy Kilmister and CLUTCH's Neil Fallon are the among the artists confirmed to appear on Rise Above, an album benefiting the convicted killers known as the West Memphis Three. Due on October 8th through Henry Rollins' 2.13.61 label via Sanctuary Records, the LP was spearheaded by Rollins and ...

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CLUTCH To Issue Live CD, Continue Work On New Material

CLUTCH are scheduled to master their as-yet-untitled live album tomorrow for a summer release through River Road Records. In other news, the band "have been writing new material, recording it in stages, but for all intents and purposes, we have not started recording 'the record'," according to singer Neil Fallon. ...

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SINGLE BULLET THEORY Join HYPOCRISY, SOILWORK Touring Package

SINGLE BULLET THEORY will be supporting HYPOCRISY, SOILWORK, and KILLSWITCH ENGAGE during their upcoming US tour, which is scheduled to kick off on May 12th in St. Paul, Minnesota. It is not presently clear if SINGLE BULLET THEORY will be making an appearance on the bill in addition to the previously-announced SCAR CULTURE, or if ...

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Former PIST.ON Bassist Seeks New Band

New York-based bassist Val Ium is ready to re-enter the rock scene after departing PIST.ON last year, and is interested in teaming up with serious, professional, like-minded musicians in a new band. With PIST.ON, Ium recorded two albums (one for Atlantic Records), and toured the U.S. and Europe with bands like MARILYN MANSON, KORN, CLUTCH, ...

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