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SUPERJOINT RITUAL Lens Videos, Plan US Tour

SUPERJOINT RITUAL are said to have recently lensed videos for the tracks "F.ck Your Enemy" and "The Alcoholik" with director Jim VanBebber (MY SWEET SATAN, SPASMOLYTIC) at frontman Phil Anselmo's house. Both tracks come off SUPERJOINT RITUAL's upcoming full-length debut, Use Once And Destroy, which is due on May 21st through Sanctuary Records. SUPERJOINT RITUAL ...

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DUST TO DUST To Sell New EP At Shows, Via Mail Order

DUST TO DUST have completed work on a new four-song EP called Sick, and will be making it available shortly at the band's shows and via mail order. The CD will reportedly be "enhanced" and will contain lyrics, links and pictures for the computer. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL To Embark On US Tour In June

According to www.philanselmo.com, SUPERJOINT RITUAL will be touring the US between June 7th and June 30th. SUPERJOINT RITUAL is the new band featuring PANTERA's Philip Anselmo on vocals, C.O.C./EYEHATEGOD's Jimmy Bower on guitar, ex-STRESSBALL/current DEMONSEEDS drummer Joe Fazzio), and bassist Hank Williams the 3rd (who recently replaced ex-DEAD HORSE/current DEMONSEEDS bassist Michael Haaga). ...

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GAMMA RAY's HENJO RICHTER Turns Down HELLOWEEN Offer

GAMMA RAY guitarist Henjo Richter will not be accepting HELLOWEEN's offer to join the latter band as a replacement for the departed Roland Grapow, according to GAMMA RAY's record label Sanctuary/Metal-Is Records. As you may recall, Richter had been holding discussions with HELLOWEEN mainman Michael Weikath about joining the latter act, but has now apparently ...

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GARY MOORE To Issue Studio CD In September, Embark On UK Tour

Legendary axeman GARY MOORE will release an as-yet-untitled new CD through Sanctuary Records in September (not July 1st, as previously reported). Featuring a return to the power-trio format, with Cass Lewis (bass, ex-SKUNK ANANSIE) and Darrin Mooney (drums, ex-PRIMAL SCREAM) completing the group's line-up, the upcoming album will be “a lot rawer and 'earthier' than ...

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MINISTRY: Next CD Will Be Fastest And Heaviest In A Decade

MINISTRY's forthcoming studio CD, entitled Animositisomina, will be the group's fastest and heaviest offering since 1992's Psalm 69: The Way to Succeed and the Way to Suck Eggs, according to mainman Al Jourgensen. “This new record is harder than getting hit over the head with a shovel full of cement,” Jourgensen told MTV. “The title ...

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DRAGONFORCE To Release Sanctuary Debut In Early September

British melodic speed power metal act DRAGONFORCE will enter the studio on May 27th to record their debut album, entitled Valley of the Damned, for a September 2nd release through Sanctuary/Noise Records. Recordings will reportedly take place in three different locations: at Denmark's Jailhouse studios with producer Tommy Hansen (i.e. HELLOWEEN, PRETTY MAIDS, etc.), at ...

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GARY MOORE To Issue New Studio Album In July

Legendary axeman GARY MOORE will release an as-yet-untitled new CD through Sanctuary Records on July 1st. Featuring a return to the power-trio format, with Cass Lewis (bass, ex-SKUNK ANANSIE) and Darrin Mooney (drums, ex-PRIMAL SCREAM) completing the group's line-up, the upcoming album will be “a lot rawer and 'earthier' than my recent blues and I'm ...

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HALFORD: More Song Titles Revealed

More song titles have been leaked for HALFORD's forthcoming, as-yet-untitled sophomore studio effort, which is due to be released on June 25th through Sanctuary/Metal-Is Records. Among the tracks set to appear on the album are the following: 01. Betrayal 02. One Will 03. Rock The World Forever 04. Golgotha 05. In The Morning 06. Sun ...

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W.A.S.P. To Release "Dying For The World" On June 11th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: W.A.S.P. STRIKES BACK ON JUNE 11TH WITH "DYING FOR THE WORLD" ON SANCTUARY/METAL-IS RECORDS On June 11th, shock rock innovators W.A.S.P. will release their most inspired effort to date. On the heels of 2001's critically acclaimed Unholy Terror (heralded as an "…excuse to flay your carcass more ruthlessly than anyone else can…" ...

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W.A.S.P. Finalize New Album Title, Track Listing

W.A.S.P. have set Dying For The World as the title of the their forthcoming studio effort, which is tentatively due on June 11th through Sanctuary Records. The full track listing for the album is as follows: 01. Shadow Man 02. My Wicked Heart 03. Hallowed Ground 04. Hell For Eternity 05. Stone Cold Killers 06. ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL Limited-Edition CD To Feature Bonus Cuts

The first 25,000 copies of the upcoming SUPERJOINT RITUAL debut CD, entitled Use Once And Destroy, will include two special bonus demo tracks: "Starvation Trip" and "Little H". The album is due to be issued through Sanctuary Records on May 21st. SUPERJOINT RITUAL is the new band featuring PANTERA's Philip Anselmo on vocals, C.O.C./ EYEHATEGOD's ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: Ten New Songs In The Can

QUEENSRŸCHE have reportedly completed nearly ten tracks for their forthcoming studio album during the recent songwriting sessions at Bear Creek Studios in Woodinville, Washington. “I am really into the feeling I get working on this material,” vocalist Geoff Tate stated. “I find it so panoramic!” Tentatively set for a fall 2002 release through Sanctuary Records, ...

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QUEENSRCHE: Ten New Songs In The Can

QUEENSRCHE have reportedly completed nearly ten tracks for their forthcoming studio album during the recent songwriting sessions at Bear Creek Studios in Woodinville, Washington. I am really into the feeling I get working on this material, vocalist Geoff Tate stated. I find it so panoramic! Tentatively set for a fall 2002 release through Sanctuary Records, ...

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SUPERJOINT RITUAL: Use Once And Destroy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PHILIP ANSELMO'S SUPERJOINT RITUAL UNLEASH MENACING DEBUT "USE ONCE AND DESTROY" THROUGH SANCTUARY RECORDS ON MAY 21ST! Whenever New Orleans native Philip Anselmo commits to a venture, he does it in two fashions: viciously and to the extreme! From fronting the world-renowned Metal titan PANTERA to running his own underground Metal label ...

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DRAGONFORCE Ink Deal With Sanctuary/Noise

Britain's DRAGONFORCE, the London-based modern catchy speed power metal band, have signed with Sanctuary/Noise Records. After one year and a half of negotiations, touring with HALFORD, STRATOVARIUS and headlining their own shows across England, DRAGONFORCE have taken another step forward signing with Sanctuary Group, which currently includes artists such as MEGADETH, GAMMA RAY, HALFORD, KAMELOT ...

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CELTIC FROST's TOM GABRIEL FISCHER: Signing With Noise/Sanctuary Is Not An Option

In a recent posting at www.celticfrost.com, CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer rejected outright the possiblity of the group re-signing with Noise/Sanctuary Records for their upcoming comeback release, which is tentatively due in early 2003. According to Fischer, “the recent acquisition of Noise Records by Rod Smallwood's Sanctuary Group has made any future ...

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QUEENSRCHE's EDDIE JACKSON: We've Never Had This Many New Ideas To Choose From

Progressive rockers QUEENSRCHE have begun writing songs for their new, as-yet-untitled studio album for a late 2002 release through Sanctuary Records. The band is undertaking intensive songwriting sessions at Bear Creek Studios in Woodinville, Washington, and have already come up with more than enough ideas to choose from, according to bassist Eddie Jackson. I don't ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE's EDDIE JACKSON: We've Never Had This Many New Ideas To Choose From

Progressive rockers QUEENSRŸCHE have begun writing songs for their new, as-yet-untitled studio album for a late 2002 release through Sanctuary Records. The band is undertaking intensive songwriting sessions at Bear Creek Studios in Woodinville, Washington, and have already come up with “more than enough ideas to choose from,” according to bassist Eddie Jackson. “I don't ...

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SEPULTURA: Without A Record Deal, Pursuing Side Projects

SEPULTURA have parted ways with Rick Sales Management (i.e. SLAYER, SYSTEMATIC) and have broken off contract negotiations with Sanctuary Records following the group's split with Roadrunner last year, drummer Igor Cavalera has exclusively told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Although initial discussions between Sanctuary and SEPULTURA had taken place (a fact that was affirmed by a Sanctuary label ad ...

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