> UNEARTH and Metal Blade Records have teamed up with DownloadPunk.com to give people a chance to win a pair of tickets on Unearths upcoming headlining tour with DARKEST HOUR, AUGUST BURNS RED and SUICIDE SILENCE. For a chance to win a pair of free tickets, go to this location for contest details.
> THREAT SIGNAL have issued the following statement in search of a new second guitarist:
“A solid 6 string guitar god who will drop whatever life he currently has to tour, write, and record with us. Being in THREAT SIGNAL must be the single most important thing in your life or please don’t apply. Must have professional gear, down pick like a maniac, clean criminal record, between 18 and 30 years of age, and willing to relocate if not local.
First download this package. It contains MP3s, and Guitar Pro files (tabs) of 2 songs. If you do not have Guitar Pro, you can get it here. Submit a video of yourself playing the 2 songs. Submit a short video of yourself playing your own written material. Links to the videos can be sent here. If the video needs to be mailed, contact us for info Also, submit a written short history of yourself as a guitarist.”
> BARONESS' tour with MADE OUT OF BABIES is being rescheduled from the previous October/November run, to February/March 2008. The band will also be announcing a West Coast U.S. tour to take place in December.
> ILLDISPOSED have announced that they have parted ways with Roadrunner Records.
The band have also announced that they will be recording their new album with producer Ziggy. The new effort will be mixed in Sweden at Studio Fredman by Fredrik Nordström.