LEGION Ink Deal With LISTENABLE RECORDS

Sweden's LEGION, the band featuring current MARDUK drummer Emil Dragutinovic, have inked a deal with France's Listenable Records for the release of their as-yet-untitled debut album, due in the fall. The recordings will take place early this summer at Sweden's Abyss Studios and will comprise eight-to-ten songs of "complex and eclectic black/death metal, ranging in ...

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THE HAUNTED, EVERGREY Members Team Up In NIGHTRAGE

NIGHTRAGE, a brand new Swedish melodic death "supergroup" consisting of drummer Per M. Jensen (THE HAUNTED, INVOCATOR), melodic vocalist Tom S. Englund (EVERGREY), main vocalist Tomas Lindberg (AT THE GATES, THE CROWN, guitarist Gus G. (DREAM EVIL, FIREWIND), guitarist Marios Iliopoulos (EXHUMATION), and bassist Brice Leclercq, have signed a deal with Century Media Records. The ...

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KRISIUN Name New Album

Brazilian death metallers KRISIUN have set "Works of Carnage" as the title for their new album, due in late summer through Century Media Records. The follow-up to "Ageless Venomous" was recorded at Bebop 2 Studios in São Paulo with producer Pierre Rémillard (CRYPTOPSY, KATAKLYSM, GORGUTS) and is currently being mixed at Rémillard's studio in Quebec, ...

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BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Fail To Land Slot On AEROSMITH/KISS Tour

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message to the "Rock'n'Roll Diary" section of CRÜE's official web site: "As you've heard, Mr. [John] Corabi has left the building. We're all the greatest of friends and there is nothing but respect and love for each other... We each have our own journey ...

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VOIVOD To Play 'Secret' Club Gig In San Francisco

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted will make his live debut with VOIVOD tonight (April 4) at a "secret" show at Bourbon Street Bar And Grill in Concord, California. The band will appear under the name TARRAT and will run through a full set in preparation for their upcoming co-headlining tour with SEPULTURA. Also performing will ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: Why I Was Fired From 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has issued a statement via his official web site giving his side of the story behind his termination from the national touring revival of the Rice-Webber rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar". The statement reads as follows: "I would like to extend my heartfelt apologies to those of you who ...

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PEARL JAM Respond To Rocky Mountain News Article

PEARL JAM have responded to the story from the Rocky Mountain News claiming uproar of the action of singer Eddie Vedder impaling a mask of President Bush on a microphone stand, then slamming it to the stage. The newspaper reported what sounded like a mass walkout, but according to the band about two-dozen ...

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AEROSMITH/KISS: More Tour Dates Leaked

More rumored/unconfirmed dates for the forthcoming AEROSMITH/KISS U.S. tour have been released. They are as follows: Aug. 02 – Hartford, CT @ TBA Aug. 04 - Wantaugh, NY @ Jones Beach Aug. 06 – Wantaugh, NY @ Jones Beach Aug. 11- Homdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center Aug. 13 – Cincinnati, OH @ TBA ...

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