AEROSMITH To Be Featured In 'The Simpsons' Boutique Collection

The National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA), an entertainment conglomerate and global leader in licensed consumer goods, in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, announced on Tuesday (September 9) the next lineup of celebrities as part of "The Simpsons" exclusive "25 Of The Greatest Guest Stars" program. The fourth installment of talent in this limited-edition ...

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ARJEN LUCASSEN And ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN Join Forces In THE GENTLE STORM

THE GENTLE STORM, the collaboration between AYREON mastermind Arjen Lucassen and former THE GATHERING singer Anneke Van Giersbergen, will release its debut album in early 2015. The effort will be "an epic concept double album" and "a combination of classical meets metal and acoustic folk," according to Lucassen. Lucassen and Van Giersbergen originally crossed paths ...

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Reunited SNOT To Play Entire 'Get Some' Album On U.S. Tour

Reunited legendary Santa Barbara metal/punk rock hybrid SNOT — featuring vocalist Tommy "Vext" Cummings (ex-DIVINE HERESY) — will embark on U.S tour in the fall during which the band will perform its classic "Get Some" album in its entirety. Support on the trek will come from HE IS LEGEND, THIRA and LYDIA CAN'T BREATHE. The ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Taps Former ANGRA Drummer AQUILES PRIESTER

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have recruited Brazilian drummer Aquiles Priester (HANGAR, ANGRA) to replace Randy Black, who left the group last month. Says PRIMAL FEAR: "We're proud that such an amazing artist is joining our band." Aquiles will make his live debut with PRIMAL FEAR at the Knock Out Festival on December 20 in ...

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