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DIVINE EMPIRE: 'Method Of Execution' Details Revealed

Century Media Records has set an April 25 European release date for the new album from Florida's death metal outfit DIVINE EMPIRE, entitled "Method of Execution". Produced once again by Jeremy Staska (MALEVOLENT CREATION, HATEPLOW, REMEMBERING NEVER, NONPOINT, POISON THE WELL), "Method of Execution" sees the band moving away from their straight-ahead death metal origins ...

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DAMAGEPLAN Members To Appear At 2005 WAAF INDOOR BEACH PARTY

Boston's WAAF 107.3 FM has announced that surviving DAMAGEPLAN members Patrick Lachman, Vinnie Paul and Bob Zilla will attend the 2005 WAAF Indoor Beach Party on Saturday, April 9 at the Tsongas Arena in Lowell, MA. DAMAGEPLAN headlined the annual concert event in 2004 and has chosen to make one of their first public appearances ...

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CANDIRIA Introduce New Guitarists

CANDIRIA have posted the following message on their official web site: "Tomorrow we start our next run of dates with NONPOINT and DRY KILL LOGIC. We are excited to get back on the road and bring it for ya'll once again. This is a short one only lasting about two weeks, but we are planning ...

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36 CRAZYFISTS Drop Off NONPOINT/CANDIRIA Tour

Alaska's 36 CRAZYFISTS have dropped off their previously announced tour with NONPOINT, CANDIRIA and DRY KILL LOGIC. "The band will take the rest of the year off from touring and will begin writing their next record, which is tentatively scheduled for release in fall 2005 through Roadrunner Records," the group said in a statement. "Thanks ...

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NONPOINT To Tour With SALIVA

NONPOINT have been tapped to open for SALIVA on an upcoming U.S. tour, according to a posting on the web site of NONPOINT's record label, Bieler Bros. Records. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. NONPOINT's third album, "Recoil", was released in August through Bieler Bros./Lava Records. The CD was recorded at Bieler Bros. ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC, MOTOGRATER To Team Up For Co-Headlining Tour

DRY KILL LOGIC and MOTOGRATER will be teaming up for a three-week co-headlining tour in October. Exact cities and dates for the Jägermeister-presented trek, dubbed "The New Level of Aggression Tour 2004", will be announced soon. As previously reported, DRY KILL LOGIC will be hitting the road with NONPOINT and SKINDRED beginning in late September. ...

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DAMAGEPLAN Confirmed For LOCOBAZOOKA 2004

DAMAGEPLAN are the latest act confirmed for Locobazooka 2004, an all-day music festival set to take place September 26 at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport in Fitchburg, MA. Also scheduled to appear are SALIVA, SHINEDOWN, UPO, CLUTCH, TESLA, MONSTER MAGNET, NONPOINT, DROPBOX, EARSHOT, CROSSFADE, JOSH TODD, KITTIE, SILVERTIDE, CANDIRIA, ALL THAT REMAINS and SHADOWS FALL. In ...

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NONPOINT To Film New Video In Los Angeles

NONPOINT will be filming the video for their new single, "The Truth", in Los Angeles next week. The video will be directed by Matt Bass who previously worked with the group on the "Endure" clip. NONPOINT will also be doing a four-song acoustic in-store performance at FYE #180 (29 West Town Mall) in Madison, WI ...

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NONPOINT: 'Recoil' Player Available Online

A NONPOINT player, featuring audio previews of three tracks from the group's upcoming album, "Recoil", including their take on PHIL COLLINS classic "In The Air Tonight", can be accessed at this location. NONPOINT's long-awaited third album, "Recoil", is scheduled for release on August 3 through Lava/Atlantic Records. The CD was recorded at Bieler ...

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SKINDRED To Support SEVENDUST, NONPOINT

SKINDRED, the Welsh band featuring former members of DUB WAR, will be supporting SEVENDUST and NONPOINT on a U.S. tour beginning in mid-July. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. As previously reported, SKINDRED recently recorded eight songs during a recording sessions in Florida, including four cuts that will appear on the upcoming re-release ...

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NONPOINT Single 'The Truth' Wins #1 Most Added Honors

Florida's NONPOINT have landed the #1 most added single at rock radio with the politically charged tune "The Truth". "The Truth" can now be heard in nearly every market in the Top 20, including heavy hitters WZZN (Chicago), WAAF (Boston), WRIF (Detroit), KUPD (Phoenix), KXXR (Minneapolis). "The Truth" comes off the band's long-awaited third album, ...

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SEVENDUST, NONPOINT To Team Up For U.S. Tour

SEVENDUST and NONPOINT will reportedly be teaming up for a U.S. tour later this summer. Commented NONPOINT in a posting on their web site: "Words can't explain the excitement generated once this tour was confirmed. What happens when legendary road warriors bring out another live juggernaut? Pure chaos. SEVENDUST has been so kind to invite ...

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NONPOINT: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new NONPOINT track, entitled "The Truth", has been made available for download at this location. "The Truth" comes off NONPOINT's third album, "Recoil", due on August 3 through Lava/Atlantic Records. NONPOINT's first two albums, "Statement" (2000) and "Development" (2002), were issued through MCA Records. ...

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NONPOINT: New Album Pushed Back To August

The release date of NONPOINT's third album, "Recoil" (Lava/Atlantic), has been pushed back to August 3. No reason was given for the delay. The album's first single, "The Truth", will go for radio adds in early June. A short clip of the track can currently be heard online at this location (Quicktime required). ...

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SKINDRED Prepare To Enter Studio

SKINDRED, the Welsh band featuring former members of DUB WAR, will enter a Florida studio on May 20 to begin recording bonus tracks for the upcoming re-release of their debut album, "Babylon". The new version of the CD is scheduled for release on August 24 through Bieler Bros./Lava Records. In other news, SKINDRED have been ...

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SKINDRED: 'Babylon' Re-Release Due In August

A new version of SKINDRED's debut album, "Babylon", featuring "four brand-new ripping raggapunk classics with new packaging," is scheduled for release on August 24 through Bieler Bros./Lava Records. Commented frontman Benji Webbe: " 'Babylon' may have been out a while but a lot have changed since Mike and Arya joined us. We cant wait to ...

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NONPOINT And SKINDRED To Issue Split CD

NONPOINT and SKINDRED will be releasing a limited-edition split CD sampler. The sampler will be distributed by the bands' respective street teams in late May and June. To view the artwork for NONPOINT, click here. To view the artwork for SKINDRED, click here. In related news, NONPOINT and SKINDRED will be ...

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NONPOINT Name New CD

NONPOINT have set "Recoil" as the title of their third album, due on July 13 through Lava/Atlantic Records. The album's first single, "The Truth", will go for radio adds in early June. A short clip of the track can currently be heard online at this location (Quicktime required). NONPOINT's first two albums, "Statement" ...

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SHAITAN MAZAR To Open For REVIS In South Carolina

SHAITAN MAZAR, the new band featuring former NILE members Chief Spires (bass, vocals) and John Ehlers (guitar), have been "selected by a Epic Records representative" to open for REVIS on December 5 at Ground Zero in Spartanburg, South Carolina, according to a post on the group's web site. Upcoming SHAITAN MAZAR tour dates: Dec. 05 ...

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SHAITAN MAZAR: More Live Dates Announced

SHAITAN MAZAR, the new band featuring former NILE members Chief Spires (bass, vocals) and John Ehlers (guitar), will play the following dates in late November/early December: Nov. 27 – Masquerade - Atlanta, GA (w/ PSYCHOTIC SUSPENSIONS, MIRAGE) Nov. 28 - Uncle Doctors - Columbia, SC (w/ DROP COMIX, GODS OF MARS, SOUTHPAW) Dec. 12 - ...

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SLAVES ON DOPE Singer Says The OSBOURNES Are 'Really Great People'

SLAVES ON DOPE singer Jason Rockman recently commented on the group's split with Divine Recordings following the release of their third album, 2000's "Inches From The Mainline". "The label went under," he explained. "Sharon Osbourne lost her distribution deal for Divine through Priority Records. The whole house of cards kind of came falling down and ...

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COLD Ready New Album, Tour

COLD are gearing up for a short club tour to preview their forthcoming album, "Year of the Spider", due April 29 on Flip/Geffen Records. The album's first single, "Stupid Girl", features an appearance by WEEZER frontman Rivers Cuomo. The WEEZER singer co-wrote the song with COLD vocalist Scooter Ward, and also sings background vocals. COLD ...

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COLD Select First Single From 'Year of the Spider'

COLD have set "Stupid Girl" as the first single off their upcoming album, "Year of the Spider", due on April 29 through Geffen Records. As previously reported, "Year Of The Spider" was recorded in part at Bay 7 Studios in Los Angeles, California with producer Howard Benson (SEPULTURA, P.O.D., SKINDRED) and includes the track "Kurt", ...

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COLD Set Release Date For 'Year Of The Spider'

COLD have set an April 29 release date Geffen Records for their new album, "Year of the Spider". "Year Of The Spider" was recorded in part at Bay 7 Studios in Los Angeles, California with producer Howard Benson (SEPULTURA, P.O.D., SKINDRED) and includes the track "Kurt", which was written as a tribute to late NIRVANA ...

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COLD: New Songs Posted Online

COLD have posted two brand new tracks in streaming audio at these locations: 01. Suffocate 02. Stupid Girl Both tracks come off the band's upcoming album, "Year Of The Spider", due in late spring/early summer through Geffen Records. "Year Of The Spider" was recorded in part at Bay 7 Studios in ...

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KRITICKILL Turn Down NICKELBACK Offer

Killeen, Texas-based act KRITICKILL have reportedly turned down a record deal offer from 604 Records, the label venture headed by NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger and his longtime attorney Jonathan Simkin. Although no specific reason was given for their decision, the group are said to have ended contract negotiations with the label on the advice of ...

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