AEROSMITH Drummer To Judge First Annual CONCOURSE D'ELEGANCE

AEROSMITH drummer Joey Kramer has been invited as a celebrity judge to the first annual Concourse D'Elegance, put on by Ferrari Maserati of Long Island and Americana Manhasset on Long Island. The event takes place on Sunday, October 10 between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The VIP reception that follows is hosted by Giorgio Armani. ...

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QUEEN Drummer Backs ELTON's MADONNA Jibe

Australia's Seven.com.au is reporting that QUEEN's drummer Roger Taylor has supported Elton John in his criticism of international pop singer Madonna. Elton John made headlines internationally after taking a foul-mouthed swipe at Madonna at the British Q Awards, saying she cheated her fans by miming on stage. "It is about time somebody said ...

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DRAGONLAND: New Album Samples Posted Online

DRAGONLAND, the Gothenburg, Sweden-based melodic metal sextet, have uploaded five one-minute audio clips from their third album, "Starfall", at this location. Commented guitarist Olof Mörck: "These five samples we've chosen are just a small tip of the iceberg of 'Starfall', although we think the new direction of our music and our new sound ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN: New Album Title Revealed?

SYSTEM OF A DOWN have set "Hypnotize" as the title of their next studio album, according to Germany's Rock Hard magazine. The follow-up to 2001's "Toxicity", which bowed at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 3.3 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, is tentatively due on January 18, ...

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EDENBRIDGE: New Album Samples Posted Online

Austrian "angelic bombast metal" act EDENBRIDGE will release their new album, "Shine", on October 25 via Massacre Records. A limited-edition digipak version will contain a bonus track. The song "Shine" will also be released on November 22 as a four-track digipak EP, featuring two non-album versions of "Shine" (goth mix and single edit), plus the ...

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LANFEAR Sign New Management Deal, Begin Recording New Album

German power metallers LANFEAR have signed with Intromental Management and are currently at Dreamscape studios in Munich, Germany recording their fourth album, "aNother gOlden rAge", for a January 24, 2005 release through Massacre Records. The lyrical theme for the new CD will be a continuation of the story which began on the title track of ...

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PAGAN'S MIND: Debut Album Re-Issue Due In November

The reworked version of PAGAN'S MIND's debut album, "Infinity Divine", featuring a new recording of the track "Embracing Fear", as well as "an absolutely furious" cover version of KING DIAMOND's "At The Graves", complete with guest appearances by Glen Drover (EIDOLON, MEGADETH, ex-KING-DIAMOND) and Gus G. (MYSTIC PROPHECY, FIREWIND, ex-DREAM EVIL), is scheduled for release ...

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QUEEN: 1982 Concert In London To Be Released On CD And DVD

Billboard.com is reporting that QUEEN's 1982 concert at London's Milton Keynes Bowl, originally broadcast on British television and MTV, will be released on November 9 via Hollywood Records. "Queen on Fire: Live at the Bowl" will be available for the first time in its entirety on separate double-disc CDs and DVDs, sporting a new stereo ...

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