WHITESNAKE Frontman Talks About European Tour, Upcoming DVD

The official WHITESNAKE web site has posted a brand new interview with the group's lead singer, David Coverdale. A couple of excerpts from the interview follow: Q: There was talk of a shoulder injury during the tour...What exactly happened? David Coverdale: "A couple of weeks into the tour...around my 53rd birthday...I was onstage in Copenhagen, ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Finish Tracking New Album

The recording sessions for LIFE OF AGONY's highly anticipated new album are complete. The group has been recording tracks since October in two studios in Hollywood, CA, with producer Greg Fidelman (SLIPKNOT, JET, AUDIOSLAVE). Drums were tracked at the legendary Sunset Sound recording studio (home to where several DOORS albums were made), while bass, guitars, ...

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EXMORTEM Complete Filming Of New Video

In a break from preparations for their January 2005 tour of the U.K. with BEHEMOTH, Danish death metallers EXMORTEM have completed the filming for a new promo video for the song "Bitter Disciplin", taken from the forthcoming "Nihilistic Contentment" album. Speaking straight after the shoot, guitarist Sigtyr was enthused by what the band had achieved ...

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BLOOD RED THRONE: New Song Available For Download

A brand new BLOOD RED THRONE track, entitled "Mephitication", has been made available for download at this location. "Mephitication" comes off the group's forthcoming album, "Altered Genesis", due on February 21 via Earache Records. According to a posting on the Earache web site, "Mephitication" "displays all the rawness of the band and their ...

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SLAYER Tribute Band DEAD SKIN MASK To Release CD

The "ultimate" SLAYER tribute band, DEAD SKIN MASK, are in the studio putting the final shine on their CD of 7-8 SLAYER songs. They are looking for distribution and licensing rights for the songs. Tracks set to appear on the disc include "Sex Murder Art", "Dittohead" and "Angel of Death". For more information, visit

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STEVE MORSE Ends DEEP PURPLE World Tour With London Clinic

As DEEP PURPLE ended their 12 month, multi-country world tour, the group's guitarist, Steve Morse, took a moment to stop by the Guitar Institute of London in mid-November, captivating students with his guitar virtuosity. Fifty aspiring professional guitarists attended the clinic and got the chance to witness Morse's mastery of his instrument in a close-knit ...

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SENTENCED: New Album Track Listing Revealed

According to Metal-Rules.com, Finnish metallers SENTENCED revealed the track listing for their as-yet-untitled new album during a recent listening session for members of the media. The follow-up to 2002's "The Cold White Light" was produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa (H.I.M., MOONSPELL, THE 69 EYES) and is scheduled for release in April 2005 via Century Media Records. ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: U.K. Live Photos Posted Online

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach performed live in concert at the Torquay Town Hall in Torquay, Devon, Great Britain on Friday (Dec. 17). Check out pictures from Wire Image. As previously reported, Bach has selected Zeuss (HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL) to produce his upcoming solo album, tentatively due in late 2005. The follow-up ...

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SHADOWS FALL, AS I LAY DYING To Tour Australia In February

SHADOWS FALL and AS I LAY DYING will be teaming up for an Australian tour in February 2005. Support at the shows will come from brutal metalcore act PARKWAY DRIVE. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 16 - Brisbane, Australia @ Arena Feb. 18 - Sydney, Australia @ Manning Bar Feb. 19 - Canberra, Australia ...

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