M3: German Tour Dates Announced

M3, the "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute band featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM) and Stefan Berggren (vocals, SNAKES IN PARADISE, COMPANY OF SNAKES, RAZORBACK), have lined up the following dates in early 2005: Jan. 26 - The ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Set North American Release Date For New EP

Finnish thrash titans CHILDREN OF BODOM will release their long awaited "Trashed, Lost & Strungout" EP in North America on February 22, 2005 via Century Media Records. This EP features two new tracks (the title cut and "Knuckleduster"), two covers (ALICE COOPER's "Bed of Nails" and ANDREW W.K.'s "She Is Beautiful"), a video for the ...

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MENTORS Are Back: 'Over The Top' New Album On The Way

One of the most controversial of metal bands of all time — the MENTORS — have made a return. Band leader El Duce was killed in 1997 by a train, just days after being filmed for a conspiracy-theory film alleging he had been hired as a hitman to execute Kurt Cobain. The remaining members, guitarist ...

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Could A NIRVANA Live Album Be Next?

In a recent interview with the Rocky Mountain News, Jack Endino, NIRVANA's original producer in the early days and the project consultant for the just-isued "With the Lights Out" box set, speculated that a NIRVANA live album could be next collection to come out. He also talked about how he helped track down ...

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DARKSEED Complete Work On New Album

German gothic metal band DARKSEED have completed work on their new album, "Ultimate Darkness", due on January 24, 2005 via Massacre Records. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Disbeliever 02. My Burden 03. Ultimate Darkness 04. Biting Cold 05. The Dark One 06. Save Me 07. Speak Silence 08. Next ...

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ICED EARTH Film Video For 'Declaration Day'

ICED EARTH have shot a third video from their highly acclaimed "Glorious Burden" album. The clip, for the track "Declaration Day", is being directed by the Machine design/motion graphics studio (web site) and is expected to begin airing during the coming weeks. ICED EARTH are currently on hiatus while mainman/guitarist Jon Schaffer tends ...

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GUANO APES To Release 'Best Of' Collection Next Week

GUANO APES will release a "best of" collection, entitled "Planet of the Apes", on November 29 via BMG. The group's tour in support of the upcoming release will mark " the end of all GUANO APES activities for the next few years," according to a posting on the band's web site. "After the tour, we ...

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