NIGHTWISH Singer To Help Promote MARTIN KESICI's Single

NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen will be traveling to Germany the first week of February to do promotion with German "Star Search" winner Martin Kesici for their joint single "Leaving You For Me". The "Leaving You for Me" single is scheduled for release on January 31. The single will include the promotional video for the song, ...

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PAIN To Perform On Swedish TV

Sweden's PAIN, the band led by acclaimed metal producer and HYPOCRISY frontman Peter Tägtgren, will perform two tracks — new single "Same Old Song" and an as-yet-undetermined second song — live on Swedish television (TV4) on Monday, January 24. In other news, PAIN have joined forces with Stockholm-based rock-radio station Bandit Rock 106-3 for an ...

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MARDUK: U.S. Release Date Set For 'Plague Angel'

Candlelight Records has set a March 8 U.S. release date for the new album from Sweden's MARDUK. Titled "Plague Angel", it is the band's ninth full-length studio album to see proper release in the U.S. The CD, which was recorded at Endarker studio in Norrköping, Sweden with producer Devo Andersson, is the band's first release ...

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FEAR FACTORY Drummer Schedules Signing Sessions At NAMM

FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera will be conducting a signing session at the Zildjian booth at NAMM (in Anaheim, CA) on Friday, January 21 at 3:00 p.m. and Saturday January 22 at 3:00 p.m. He will also be holding a signing session at the Tama booth at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 22. As previously reported, ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Frontman Lines Up Solo Dates

According to Pollstar, MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil has lined up the following solo tour dates during the coming months: Jul. 16 - Cadott, WI @ Chippewa Valley Festival Grounds (w/ Rock Never Stops) Aug. 13 - West Allis, WI @ Wisconsin State Fair Dec. 01 - London, UK @ The Astoria Dec. 02 - ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS Begin Writing New Material

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have posted the following message on their web site: "Not too much to report at the moment but we ...

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Former POWERMAN 5000 Guitarist Won't Be Touring With NINE INCH NAILS

A source close to former POWERMAN 5000 guitarist Mike Tempesta (M.33) has informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET that there is no truth to the rumors that Tempesta will be playing guitar for NINE INCH NAILS on their upcoming tour. Tempesta, who is the brother of veteran hard rock/metal drummer John Tempesta (HELMET, ex-ROB ZOMBIE, TESTAMENT, EXODUS), was conspicuously ...

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GLENN HUGHES To Unveil Signature Guitar At NAMM

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) will be unveiling the Glenn Hughes signature bass at Manne Guitars booth at NAMM (in Anaheim, CA) this year on Saturday, January 22 at 2:30 p.m. Hughes will be issuing his latest solo album, "Soul Mover", in Europe on January 24 via Frontiers Records. A U.S. release ...

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