AC/DC: New Album To Be 'Harder' Than The Last

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson told Italy's Rock Hard magazine that the band will definitely come out with a new studio album in 2004 and that guitarist Angus Young has written "harder" riffs than the ones that appeared on their last studio CD, "Stiff Upper Lip". Johnson also said he will be handling lyrics this time ...

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JOE LYNN TURNER To Guest On VH1 CLASSIC

Singer Joe Lynn Turner (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) will be sharing compelling anecdotes and introducing classic pop and rock videos on cable channel, VH1 Classic, starting at 6:00 a.m. January 31. Turner's guest VJ shift will appear in segments throughout the weekend. He'll be joined by veteran VH1 personality Amy Scott. Joe and Amy ...

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KATAFALK: Live Video Posted Online

Dutch extreme death/thrashers KATAFALK have posted a live video of the songs "Birthmark 666" and "Blind Envy" (recorded at Belgium's Frontfest) in MP4 format at this location (file size: 52.5, Quicktime 6.5 required). In other news, KATAFALK have been confirmed for the Bands Battle Festival in Stavenhagen, Germany on Saturday, May 15. Also ...

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SKINDRED To Headline U.K. Dates After STAMPIN' GROUND Drops Off

SKINDRED, the Welsh band featuring former members of DUB WAR, will now be headlining the dates they had planned to play with STAMPIN' GROUND as STAMPIN' GROUND have pulled out of the shows, according to a posting at SKINDRED's web site. Support at the dates will come from FONY, FALLEN TO, BROWBEAT, DESERT MONKEY (Colchester ...

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DIONYSUS: Full Track Available For Download

DIONYSUS, the Swedish/German melodic power metal act featuring the voice behind guitarist Luca Turilli's (RHAPSODY) solo work, Olaf Hayer, and ex-SINERGY drummer Ronny Milianowicz, have posted a full-length MP3 of the title track of their sophomore album, "Anima Mundi", at this location (file size: 3.26 MB). Also available are MP3 clips of the ...

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CARNAL FORGE To Film DVD In Poland, Prepare To Record New CD

Swedish thrashers CARNAL FORGE will travel to Poland at the end of January to record their first live DVD, tentatively due in May/June. In addition to live performance footage, the DVD will contain lots of bonus material. CARNAL FORGE will enter Studio Underground on February 5 to begin recording their fifth full-length CD, tentatively titled ...

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TESTAMENT To Tour Europe In June

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT will be embarking on a European tour beginning in early June. Tentative dates are as follows: Jun. 06 - Milano, ITA @ Gods Of Metal Jun. 07 - Pratteln, SWI @ Z7 (not confirmed yet) Jun. 08 - GER @ TBA Jun. 09 - Prague, CZR @ GOLEM ...

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