NY Post: German 'Nazi' Punk Band To Open For THE ROLLING STONES

A popular German punk band once outlawed for their hate-filled, neo-Nazi lyrics will open for the ROLLING STONES during a summer concert in Germany, according to the New York Post. BÖHSE ONKELZ — a deliberate German misspelling of "Evil Uncles" — will play before the world's most successful rock group takes the stage on Aug. ...

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LION'S SHARE Acquire New Vocalist

LION'S SHARE guitarist Lars Chriss is currently composing material for the band's fifth studio album with an as-yet-undisclosed new "killer" vocalist "in the Ronnie James Dio/Tony Martin vein. A tentative fall 2004 release is expected. Among the titles set to appear on the as-yet-untitled effort are "Nomad", "Face To Face" and "Finger Of God". LION'S ...

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DOHENY Announce New Guitarist

DOHENY, the new group formed by ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar) and PITCHSHIFTER frontman Jon "J.S." Clayden, have announced the addition of guitarist Sean Kipe to the band's lineup. "Sean came on top out of all the guys who stepped up for the guitarist spot," reads a statement on DOHENY's official web ...

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JAGUAR Set Release Date For 'Run Ragged'

NWOBHM veterans JAGUAR have set a July 14 release date through Angel Air Records for their new album, "Run Ragged". The complete track listing for the CD (view artwork here) is as follows: 01. Run Ragged 02. Feng Shui 03. As The Crow Flies 04. No Change Given 05. Living Hell 06. Gulf ...

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ASESINO To Headline Arizona's METAL DEVASTATION FEST 2003

ASESINO, the side project of ex-FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares and STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos, have been confirmed to headline Metal Devastation Fest 2003, a two-day metal festival taking place June 6-7 at The Icehouse in Phoenix, Arizona. The complete list of bands scheduled to perform at the event is as follows: Friday, June 6 ...

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DARKWELL Split With Singer, Announce Replacement

Austrian "gothic metal" band DARKWELL, featuring ex-ABIGOR drummer Moritz Neuner, have parted ways with vocalist Alexandra P. and have replaced her with a lady presently known only as Stephanie M. "Because of musical and personal differences, the way of Alexandra and DARKWELL has to split," the band said in an official statement. "We hope to ...

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JIMMY PAGE Says LED ZEPPELIN Reunion Has Not Been Discussed

Former LED ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page recently told Launch that work on the new ZEPPELIN DVD and live album have kept him so busy that he hasn't discussed a reunion with singer Robert Plant or bassist-keyboardist John Paul Jones. "The members of the group have not discussed, if you can believe this...with all the other ...

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FEAR FACTORY Frontman Relocates To New York

FEAR FACTORY frontman Burton C. Bell is reportedly in the process of relocating to New York from his native Los Angeles in order to focus all his time and energy on his new project ASCENSION OF THE WATCHERS (formerly THE WATCHERS). In an April posting to the band's official web site, Burton talked about the ...

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