TESLA Guitarist Working On Solo Project

TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon is currently working on a record with his band KALEIDOSCOPE. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Cars on Mars" and "1985", the latter of which is being described as "a tribute to '80s rock." Before the TESLA tour starts up in March, Frank will be playing a couple of ...

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JIMMY PAGE 'Signature' Model Les Paul Unveiled

The Gibson Custom Shop will be introducing eight new models at this year's winter NAMM show, including the long-awaited Jimmy Page Signature Les Paul. With specs culled from in-depth research on Jimmy's original #1 Les Paul and featuring an aged finish by Tom Murphy, the Custom Shop replica of Jimmy's legendary instrument will initially be ...

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CROWPATH Sign With WILLOWTIP RECORDS

Sweden's CROWPATH have signed to Pittsburgh, Pa.-based metal label Willowtip Records. Their full-length debut, "Red on Chrome", will be released on April 20 and will be available through the Lumberjack Label Group. The 13-track, 30 minute CD was recorded by Fredrik Reinedahl (IN FLAMES, BURST) at Phlat Planet Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden. CROWPATH are scheduled ...

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WITHERING SURFACE: New Album Details Revealed

Danish metallers WITHERING SURFACE have completed work on their fourth album, "Force The Pace", with producer Tue Madsen (THE HAUNTED, MNEMIC, RAUNCHY) at Antfarm Studio in Aarhus, Denmark. A late spring release through an as-yet-undetermined label is expected. "Force The Pace" track listing (in no particular order): 01. Gears 02. Inhale The Hyperpulse 03. State ...

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ILL NINO Film New Video

ILL NINO shot a video for the track "This Time's For Real" on Tuesday (Jan. 13) in Spanish Harlem in New York City. Directing the proceedings was Zack Merck, who has previously worked with NEVERMORE and CONVERGE, among others. The clip should be competed by the second week of February. ...

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SPINESHANK Launch Singer Search

SPINESHANK have launched the search for a new lead singer to replace Jonny Santos, who left the group earlier in the month over "musical" differences. Interested parties can send packages (music, photo, bio) to: Scott Koenig King Artist Management N Kings Rd # 102 West Hollywood, CA 90069 Or you can e-mail the material to: ...

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EDGUY: 'Secret' Club Show Air Date Set

A live video recording of EDGUY's "secret" gig at Cologne's Underground club on January 21 will be broadcast on the WDR "Rockaplast" show the night of March 21/22 at 1:00 a.m. CET. As previously reported, tickets for the show will be strictly limited as the club has only a capacity of a maximum of less ...

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VISCERAL BLEEDING Name New Album

Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING have set "As Fury Unfolds" as the title of their sophomore album, tentatively due in March through Retribute Records. "The pre-mix result is simply amazing and the magnitude of brutality on this piece of sickness goes far beyond its predecessor," the band write on their web site. The follow-up to ...

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