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FUSE TV's 'Uranium' To Present Annual 'Viewers' Poll'

Fuse TV's metal show "Uranium" will be airing its annual one hour "Viewers' Poll" special this Friday night October 29 at 8:00 p.m. EST (5:00 p.m. PST). The "Viewers' Poll" is where "Uranium" gives the loyal metal fans a chance to have their opinions heard by voting on some of the most pertinent topics in ...

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SLAPSHOT: DVD Planned For 2005

Killswitch Productions is in the process of putting together a documentary DVD covering the full 20-year history of hardcore legends SLAPSHOT. They are looking for footage, photos, old zines and anything else relevant to the band. Please contact [email protected] if you can help. In November, SLAPSHOT are doing the last eight shows of the Eastpak ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Frontman Guests On 'Metal Injection'

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE frontman Howard Jones was recently interviewed by the Internet TV show "Metal Injection". "The sarcasm was at an all-time high for this hilarious interview," reads a posting on the group's web site. "The episode also features KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's new video for 'The End of Heartache' as well as videos from NIGHTWISH, TRIVIUM, SHADOWS ...

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CALIBAN Officially Confirmed For MACHINE HEAD's European Tour

German metalcore band CALIBAN have officially been confirmed as the opener for the duration of MACHINE HEAD's European tour, beginning on October 9 in Belgium and wrapping up 49 shows later on December 14 in Greece. Also appearing on the bill will be GOD FORBID. A complete list of currently confirmed tour dates can be ...

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UNEARTH: Irvington Show Shut Down

UNEARTH's scheduled performance at the Cricket Club in Irvington, NJ on Saturday (Sept. 25) was cancelled after "a ton of fights" broke out during openers TERROR's set, causing the show to be shut down. "We sincerely apologize to everyone who paid money to see us play," UNEARTH write on their web site. "We will do ...

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STILL REMAINS Sign With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Grand Rapids, MI's STILL REMAINS have inked a deal with Roadrunner Records. The group, whose sound is being described as a mixture of "heart-crushing howls" and "heartfelt melodies amidst a swirl of keyboards" while "guitars chug brutally and then harmonize like IRON MAIDEN on overdrive," came to Roadrunner's attention through A&R man Mike Gitter (KILLSWITCH ...

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NEVERMORE: 'I, Voyager' Video To Debut On 'Headbanger's Ball' This Weekend

The Seattle-based quintet NEVERMORE are currently wrapping up the songwriting process for their highly anticipated new album. They are expected to enter Backstage Studios in Derbyshire, England in mid-November with acclaimed producer Andy Sneap (ARCH ENEMY, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, MACHINE HEAD). The group's new video for "I, Voyager" will debut on MTV2's "Headbanger's Ball" ...

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TRIVIUM To Enter Studio Next Week

Orlando, Florida's TRIVIUM will be entering Tampa's Morrisound studios on September 13 with producer Jason Suecof (CAPHARNAUM, CROTCHDUSTER) to begin recording their sophomore album, "Ascendancy". Jason will track drums at Morrisound before completing the recordings at the Audiohammer facility. "Once we complete the work with Jason, we will head over to the U.K. to work ...

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SLAYER's 'Still Reigning' DVD To Surface On October 26

The release date of SLAYER's upcoming DVD, "Reign in Blood Live: Still Reigning", has been pushed back to October 26. The disc will feature, for the first time ever, the original SLAYER lineup — Tom Araya (vocals, bass), guitarists Kerry King and Jeff Hanneman, and drummer Dave Lombardo, who permanently rejoined the band in 2003 ...

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Former DIO Keyboard Player Talks About VIVIAN CAMPBELL's Exit

In a question-and-answer session with the Dio Message Board, former DIO keyboardist Claude Schnell discussed the often discussed and controversial exit of guitarist Vivian Campbell in 1986, "Prior to Vivian leaving, there was a slow and steady, yet very perceptible sense that he was drifting away from us," Claude explained. "As I recall, it was ...

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SLAYER Explain Myrtle Beach Cancellation

A representative at SLAYER's management company has sent the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the band's cancellation of their scheduled headlining appearance in Myrtle Beach, SC Wednesday night (Sept. 1): "Tom Araya, SLAYER's bassist/vocalist, was treated and released from a Myrtle Beach, NC hospital on Wednesday after experiencing severe pain due to a kidney stone. ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Bassist Embraces 'Emo-Metal' Tag

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE bassist Mike D'Antonio recently spoke to The Winnipeg Sun about a new breed of beast on the scene: emo-metal. "I feel a lot of bands don't know if they're happy, sad or what — they just go out and put on the metal face," he said. "We don't go out and pretend to ...

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MASTODON, PIG DESTROYER Among Revolver Magazine's 'Future Of American Metal' Bands

Relapse Records recording artists MASTODON and PIG DESTROYER have been named amongst Revolver magazine's 10 "Future of American Metal" bands. Revolver's 10 "Future of American Metal" acts were determined via a poll of the editors and contributing writers at the noted magazine. MASTODON and PIG DESTROYER join an impressive list of Revolver's fast-rising heavy music ...

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