HUGHES TURNER PROJECT: New Album Details Revealed

HUGHES TURNER PROJECT (HTP), the collaboration between former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH vocalist Glenn Hughes and ex-RAINBOW/DEEP PURPLE singer Joe Lynn Turner, have finalized the track listing for their sophomore album, "II", due on September 29 through MTM Music. The follow-up to the group's self-titled debut will feature the following songs: 01. Revelation 02. Alone I ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Drummer Discusses DEGARMO's Involvement On 'Tribe'

QUEENSRŸCHE drummer Scott Rockenfield recently spoke to Electricbasement.com about original guitarist Chris DeGarmo's brief return to the band during the recording process for the group's new album, "Tribe" (due July 22 through Sanctuary Records). "[Chris] knew we were going in the studio and I think he heard where we were going and what we wanted ...

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STATIC-X Announce New Drummer

After auditioning more than 30 candidates over the course of the past two months, STATIC-X have decided to recruit Nick Oshiro (ex-SEETHER) as the replacement for recently departed drummer Ken Jay. "Finding the right drummer to nail the old songs and cop the feel for the groove of the new songs was tricky, but Nick ...

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RESPONSE NEGATIVE: New Concert Date Announced

RESPONSE NEGATIVE, the new Florida-based death/thrash metal band featuring former OVERKILL/GRIP INC. guitarist Bobby Gustafson, will be performing live at The Culture Room in Ft. Lauderdale on Sunday, June 29. Also set to appear on the bill are SAQ, CHI PROJECT, and INHUMANE. For more information on RESPONSE NEGATIVE, visit the group's official web site ...

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Spokesperson: ACE FREHLEY's Fall Was Not Drug-Related

More information has surfaced regarding the reasons for Ace Frehley's withdrawal from Rock And Roll Fantasy Camp, the event which brings together non-professionals with well-known musicians for a few days of training. According to Launch, the former lead guitarist for KISS fell down the stairs at his home outside New York City on Wednesday (June ...

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Former GUNS N' ROSES Drummer To Appear On MR. BIG Tribute CD

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER drummer Matt Sorum is one of the featured musicians on the upcoming MR. BIG tribute project, "Influences And Connections", tentatively due in Japan later in the year through Pony Canyon Records. The album, the initial pressing of which will come in a special package including a bonus ...

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URKRAFT Sign With VOICE OF LIFE RECORDS

Danish melodic death metallers URKRAFT have signed a deal with Germany's Voice Of Life Records. The band, whose music has been described as an "uncompromising mix of pure death metal, melodies, harsh vocals and enough power to open the gates of hell," will enter the studio in January 2004 to record their debut album, due ...

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