JUDAS PRIEST/HALFORD Reunion: The Official Press Release!

After more than 12 years apart, JUDAS PRIEST and original lead vocalist Rob Halford have reunited for a global live concert tour in 2004. The definitive JUDAS PRIEST lineup of Rob Halford, lead guitarist Glenn Tipton, lead guitarist K.K. Downing, bassist Ian Hill and drummer Scott Travis are back. The original band members have been ...

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It's Official: ROB HALFORD Rejoins JUDAS PRIEST!!

JUDAS PRIEST will reunite with Rob Halford for a new album and tour in 2004, the band's management has confirmed to CNN. "Rob Halford, along with band members K.K. Downing, Glenn Tipton and Ian Hill felt a heightened level of intensity," a member of JUDAS PRIEST management team told CNN, speaking of recent meetings with ...

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TARAXACUM Set Release Date, Track Listing For 'Rainmaker'

TARAXACUM, the group featuring former STEEL PROPHET vocalist Rick Mythiasin, EDGUY bassist Tobias Exxel on guitar, drummer Franky Wolf, ex-HAGGARD guitarist Danny Klupp and ROUGH SILK/AXEL RUDI PELL keyboardist Ferdy Doernberg, have set an August 25 release date through MTM-Metal Records for their sophomore album, "Rainmaker". 01. Disfunctional (4:02) 02. Prayer In Unison (4:22) 03. ...

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Keyboardist TALIE HELENE Leaves HOBBS ANGEL OF DEATH

Talie Helene, former keyboardist with Australia's darkly lush gothic-ethereal EDEN (Projekt Records), has left HOBBS ANGEL OF DEATH to focus completely on her own black-tinged doom band STONE MAIDEN. This leaves HOBBS ANGEL OF DEATH lineup as founder Peter Hobbs, drummer Bruno Canziani, and bass player Dave Frew. Original guitarist Mark Woolley parted ways from ...

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INTERNAL BLEEDING Announce New Guitarist, Part Ways With Bassist

Long Island death metallers INTERNAL BLEEDING have announced the addition of guitarist Matt Ferrara (ex-REPUDILATION, GFY, 420) to the group's lineup. He will be taking the place of the recently departed Chris Pervelis. In other news, the band have parted ways with bassist Jason Carbone due to "family commitments." A new bassist will be named ...

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TESTAMENT Cancel U.K. Dates

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT have cancelled their previously announced U.K. dates, originally scheduled to take place in late July. No reason was given for the cancellation. The group's revised European tour dates are as follows: Jul. 25 - Speyer, GER @ Halle 101 Jul. 26 - Hirschaid, GER @ Earthshaker Festival Jul. ...

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