Former CRIMSON GLORY Singer Signs With BLACK LOTUS RECORDS

Former CRIMSON GLORY frontman Midnight has inked a solo deal with Greece's Black Lotus Records. The singer's debut album, "Sakada", will feature contributions from new musicians (Phil Anderson - hammer dulcimer, drums, washboard, other percussion; and Scott Gibson - electric guitar, bass, mandolin) as well as old friends, like Ben Jackson (the rhythm guitarist of ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK Festival

MOTÖRHEAD have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Sweden Rock festival, set to be held June 9-11 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The band will bring the entire aeroplane stage-rig from the "Bomber" tour — a one-time event only at Sweden Rock. The complete list of acts currently scheduled to appear at the festival is ...

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GOD FORBID: New Video To Debut On 'Headbanger's Ball'

GOD FORBID have just completed an extensive European tour with MACHINE HEAD and CALIBAN and will soon embark on the Stillborn Festival trek alongside such genre titans as HATEBREED, AGNOSTIC FRONT, CANDIRIA and FULL BLOWN CHAOS. The group's new video for their current album's title track, "Gone Forever", shot by acclaimed director Zach Merck (12 ...

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SLIPKNOT's Royal Affair

SLIPKNOT's recent show in Bangkok was attended by Her Royal Highness Princess Siribhachudhabhorn of Thailand. According to Roadrunner Records U.K., "Thailand's royal family are nationally held in very high regard, so it was quite an honour to learn that Her Royal Highness, who is in her early twenties, was a fan of the band and ...

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SEVENDUST Guitarist Quits Tour Due To 'Personal Issues'

As of Tuesday morning, December 14, 2004, guuitarist Clint Lowery has left the current SEVENDUST tour due to "personal issues," according to an official statement. "SEVENDUST has made the decision to continue its present tour for its deserving fans and deliver a show one has come to expect from the SEVENDUST moniker," the statement continues. ...

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MELVINS, Ex-BUCKCHERRY, STARWOOD Members Featured In HUSTLER Magazine

Lizzy (STARWOOD, LIZZY BORDEN), Josh Todd (ex-BUCKCHERRY) and Buzz Osborne (MELVINS) are featured in the January 2005 issue of Hustler magazine. The three singers can be found in the erotic entertainment section reviewing porn and discussing their links with porn stars. In related news, STARWOOD will be performing tonight at the Metal Blade Records Christmas ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG Welcome New Singer

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends TYGERS OF PAN TANG have announced the addition of Italian vocalist Jacopo Meille (MANTRA) to the groups ranks. Commented guitarist Robb Weir: "We are over the moon to have found such a great vocalist. This is something we should have done three years ago, gone for a ...

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