Welcome to the LOUDEST DOT COM ON THE PLANET!
KNAC.COM
LISTEN NOW!WATCH NOW! LOGIN JOIN
MAGAZINEON-AIRDOWNLOADSCHATBOARDSCONTESTSSTORE
News

Pure Rock Newswire

By Sefany Jones, Contributing Editor
Friday, August 13, 2004 @ 11:36 AM


Random News, Tidbits, Gossip a

- advertisement -
- advertisement -
Metallica will release Vinyl Box on October 26th through Elektra/Rhino Vinyl, which will include special editions of their first four studio albums, as well as Garage Days Re-Revisited and the picture disc Creeping Death. Kill 'Em All, Ride the Lightning, Master of Puppets and ...And Justice for All have been expanded to double-vinyl sets on 180-gram audiophile vinyl with new gatefold jackets. Vinyl Box will be limited to 5,000 numbered copies and will carry a suggested retail price of $99.98.

Marilyn Manson will release a best-of collection, titled Lest We Forget, on September 28th through Interscope. The CD will include a new verion of Depeche Mode’s tune “Personal Jesus.” Limited editions will include a DVD featuring 20 videos.

Guitarist Wes Borland has rejoined Limp Bizkit. With Borland back in the picture, vocalist Fred Durst has shelved songs created after Borland’s departure, which included guitar riffs courtesy of Al Jourgensen of Ministry and Head of Korn. No word if these tunes will ever see the light of day. Limp Bizkit don’t anticipate releasing a new album for quite some time.

Kittie has been forced to cancel the remaining dates of its current tour due to the hospitalization of drummer Mercedes Lander. Lander, who was hospitalized in Cleveland Wednesday due to severe dehydration and exhaustion, has returned home to Canada and has been re-admitted to the hospital. The band had originally intended to continue the tour when Lander was released from the hospital yesterday, but a decision was made late last night to return to Canada to allow the drummer to fully recover. The cancelled dates will be rescheduled on the next leg of the tour in the fall. The band’s latest album, Until the End, was released July 27.

Fates Warning will release a brand spankin' new album, titled FWX, on October 5th through Metal Blade.

Machine Head are currently out on the road, co-headlining with Chimaira on the first installment of the ‘Road Rage Tour.’ The tour recently kicked off, and goes through September 5th. Machine Head then head to the UK to headline by themselves. For all the tour dates, check out Pollstar.com.

Fight! Fight! At a recent gig at the Rolling Rock Festival in Latrobe, PA, Disturbed and Finch literally came to blows, stemming from a two-year conflict. As Finch was about to take the stage, apparently the fists started flying. Finch finished their set, only to be greeted again not only by Disturbed, but a posse they rounded up, including members of Sevendust. For the full story, check out MTV.com. You know you love the drama...

Lullacry and Nightwish have the following gigs lined up together:

08/16/04 Toronto, ON The Opera House (cancelled)
08/17/04 Montreal, QB Metropolis (cancelled)
08/19/04 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero (cancelled)
08/20/04 Worcester, MA Palladium
08/22/04 New York, NY B.B. King’s Blues Club
08/23/04 Lakewood, OH Phantasy Theater
08/25/04 Chicago, IL House Of Blues
08/26/04 Minneapolis, MN Quest Club
08/28/04 Denver, CO Cervantee
08/30/04 Scottsdale, AZ Cajun House
08/31/04 Anaheim, CA House Of Blues
09/02/04 Los Angeles, CA House Of Blues
09/03/04 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
09/05/04 Seattle, WA Graceland

This just in! From Nightwish via their official website: "Unfortunately the shows in Toronto, Montreal and Philadelphia had to be cancelled due to visa problems. Our US Visa applications were filed early enough at the end of March 2004, so the U.S. Immigration Office is the one responsible for not being able to handle these applications within this 4, 5 months of time. There was never anything we could have done but wish for some co-operation from their side. The result is as seen. We are very sorry for this and we understand that many of you are pissed. So are we. Big time. Naturally we will do everything we can to make this up and as soon as possible. The rest of the US shows will happen as scheduled. Wishing you all the best,” Tuomas Holopainen & Nightwish.

Audioslave are currently in the studio with mega-producer Rick Rubin, and are about half-way finished recording the 22 songs they have written for their sophomore album. No word yet on the scheduled release date of that, so stay tuned for more details.

From Metal Blade Records: [We are] very happy to announce that we have just signed the Virginia based metalcore act Winter Solstice. Starting in 2001, Winter Solstice has secured an underground following by playing with bands such as Norma Jean, As I Lay Dying, The Black Dahlia Murder, Between the Buried and Me, Living Sacrifice, Silverstein, and Bury Your Dead, just to name a few. The bands most recent EP was recorded at Cloud City Studios (The Black Dahlia Murder, Walls of Jericho) by Mike Hasty of Wall of Jericho in January 2004. The band will head back to Cloud City Studios in Detroit, MI in October to start recording their debut full-length release that will be out on Metal Blade Records in the winter of 2005.

Fu Manchu will release their latest effort, Start the Machine, on September 14th through DRT Records.

In Flames have announced two rare US appearances:

09/26/04 Los Angeles, CA The Roxy
09/29/04 New York, NY CBGB

At this year’s ProgPower USA V, Ben Jackson and Midnight, of Crimson Glory fame, will join together with Timo Kotipelto (ex-Stratovarious) and vocalist Rob Rock. From more info, check out ProgPowerUSA.com.

Swedish grindcore band Nasum have finished work on their album Shift and expect to see the release in October, 2004, through Relapse Records. Stay tuned for details.

Southern Lord Records have re-released Saint VitusV on both CD and vinyl. The CD version includes a video of Wino’s very first show with the band. Check out SouthernLord.com for details.

Adema recently inked a contract with Earache Records. Their debut album on the label should see a release in January. So far, the band has slated a few gigs in Hollywood and Seattle coming up in October.

Grave will release Fiendish Regression in Europe on August 23rd and in the U.S on September 7th. The European CD version will initially be a limited edition, which features a special slipcase package and 2 bonus tracks. A vinyl version will also be released.


Please log in to view RANTS

If you don't have a username, click here to create an account!

Username: 
Password: 

Message: 
 
 

 





 Recent News
Represent! Get Your KNAC.COM Bumper Sticker
Happenings This Week on KNAC.COM
STEEL ENGRAVED Release "Rebellion" Video, Single
KING DIAMOND Announces NYC Release Party For DVD/Blu-Ray, Songs For The Dead Live
ONE STEP FROM THE EDGE Unleash "Believe" Video
VICIOUS RUMORS Announce "Digital Dictator - 30th Anniversary European Tour"
All-Star Metal Band IMONOLITH Reveals First Official New Single "Hollow"
INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival Announces Massive 3-Day Line Up
ARCHITECTS Confirm North American Tour
THE AVIATORS Launch "Goodbye To The Rain" Video
DEVIN TOWNSEND Announces New Album Empath
BLACKTOP MOJO Release "Prodigal" Music Video
TARA LYNCH Reveals Evil Enough Album Details
GIBSON Announces Limited Edition CHRIS CORNELL Tribute Guitar
DUST BOLT Drop New Video For "Another Day In Hell"
QUEENSRYCHE Drop "Dark Reverie" Lyric Video
Vocalist JANET GARDNER Says Goodbye To VIXEN
BEAST IN BLACK Unveil New Single "Die By The Blade"
WHITECHAPEL To Co-Headline "Chaos & Carnage" US Tour
AT THE GATES Unleash "The Mirror Black" Video
DELAIN Release "Masters Of Destiny" Video
CHILDREN OF BODOM Announce 2019 Hexed North American Tour
GODSMACK Launch "When Legends Rise" Video
THE WILD! Announce Support Dates With BREAKING BENJAMIN, ASKING ALEXANDRIA
DOWNFALL OF GAIA Debut "We Pursue The Serpent Of Time" Video
DREAM THEATER Stream New Track "Fall Into The Light"
"Nedal" Band OKILLY DOKILLY is Back! Kicking Off "Reneducation Tour" On February 1
ROCKLAHOMA Announces Its 2019 Band Lineup
SEBASTIEN Are Back Behind The World With New EP
THE THREE TREMORS Announce First-Ever US Tour
BURNING RAIN Reveals Forthcoming Fourth Album, Face The Music
Inaugural PSYCHO SMOKEOUT Announced: Psycho Entertainment Partners With RidingEasy Records For A Day-Long Celebration Of Reefer And Riffs
TYR Reveals Details For New Album, Hel
RONNIE MONTROSE REMEMBERED: A NAMM 2019 ALL-STAR MEMORIAL CONCERT Event Set For NAMM 2019
GARY HOEY Returns With Neon Highway Blues
JINJER Premiere Video For Track "Perennial"
THE END machine, Featuring GEORGE LYNCH, JEFF PILSON, MICK BROWN, & ROBERT MASON, To Release Debut Album
VARNA Release Lyric Video For "The Craving"
CARMINE APPICE’s GUITAR ZEUS Albums Get Reissue
HALL OF HEAVY METAL HISTORY Announces Final Inductees List For 2019 Metal Hall of Fame Gala
PERIPHERY Join DANCE GAVIN DANCE For 15 Date North American Trek
BEHEMOTH Unleash "Ecclesia Diabolica Catholica" Video
STATEMENT Reveal New Album, Force Of Life
SEPTEMBER MOURNING Launch "Glass Animals" Video
BLOODBOUND Announce 2019 European Headlining Trek, "Tour Of The Dragon Empire"
PROPHETS OF ADDICTION Release "Babylon Boulevard" Video
HIGH ON FIRE Cancels 'Electric Messiah Tour 2019' Due To Medical Emergency
MIKE TRAMP Is Set To Stray From The Flock In March
SWALLOW THE SUN Streams First Single "Upon The Water"
CRYSTAL LAKE Debuts "Lost In Forever" Video
HATEVIRUS Reveal New Album Hateful Mind
STEEL ENGRAVED Unleash "Where Shadows Remain" Video
BLACKLIST 9 Announce New Album Mentally Ill, Legally Sane
JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES Release "Zoinks!" Video
LORDS OF SALEM Drop EP Hell Over Salem
GRANNY 4 BARREL Launches PledgeMusic Campaign For New EP
SOILWORK Release Brand New Song "Stålfågel"; Animated Music Video Available
KILLCODE Drop Final Video For "Show Me" In Their 'Trilogy' Series
SNAKEYES Returns To Studio, Releases RAINBOW Cover "Kill The King"
DIMEBASH 2019 Details Revealed
THE BROWNING Reveal 2019 Tour Plans
IGNITE Release "Nothing Can Stop Me" Video
BUCKCHERRY Announce Leg One Of Warpaint Tour
BATTLE BEAST Unveil New Studio Album No More Hollywood Endings
YOB Announce Spring 2019 Tour With VOIVOD & AMENRA
CANDLEMASS Release New Track 'The Omega Circle'
DIRTY MACHINE Unleash "Against The World" Video
GWAR Announces End Of Year Shows
MALEVOLENT CREATION Unveil The 13th Beast Album
KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, PARKWAY DRIVE Announce Co-Headline "Collapse The World" Tour
DUST BOLT Streams New Track "Bloody Rain"
MEGADETH Announce Iconic Album Reissues For The World Needs A Hero & The System Has Failed
NIGHTRAGE Releases New Video For "By Darkness Drawn"
'KISSWORLD – THE BEST OF KISS Coming In January
CANE HILL Drop "Acid Rain" Video
OVERKILL Unveil New Single "Last Man Standing"
LEGION OF THE DAMNED Unleash New Video For "Slaves Of The Southern Cross"
HORROR PAIN GORE DEATH Launches Free 2018 Label Sampler
CURRENTS Debut "Forever Marked" Video
THE RAVEN AGE Announce New Album Conspiracy
MOB RULES Releases New Single And Video For "My Sobriety Mind (For Those Who Left)"
GHOST SHIP OCTAVIUS Release "Edge of Time" Video
WHITECHAPEL Launches New Single, "Black Bear"
RELAPSE RECORDS Launches Free 2018 Label Sampler
RIVERS OF NIHIL Announces USA Headlining Tour
DELAIN Announce Hunter's Moon< Release
To Join RAZOR, EXCITER As Headliners Of HELL'S HEROES Fest
TETRARCH Announce 'Twisted Dreams' Tour Dates
PRETTY MAIDS Set To Release A Blast From The Past 12CD Box Set





HOME | MAGAZINE | ON-AIR | DOWNLOADS | CHAT | BOARDS | CONTESTS | STORE | HELP

©2019 KNAC.COM. All Rights Reserved.    Link to us    Advertise with us    Privacy policy
 Latest News