KAMELOT: Vocal Recordings Half Done

KAMELOT frontman Roy Khan has posted the following studio report at the band's official web site: "Hi everybody! Just wanna give y'all a brief report from Wolfsburg, Germany. I'm in the middle of the vocal recordings these days, and everything is going great (of course :) . Half of the songs are now done, and ...

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LINKIN PARK Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

LINKIN PARK will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, August 23. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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EXTREME: More Reunion Dates Confirmed

POPULATION 1 guitarist Nuno Bettencourt will reunite with former EXTREME bandmates Gary Cherone (vocals), Paul Geary (drums) and Mike Mangini (drums), with Carl Restivo on bass (replacing original bassist Pat Badger), for these special shows exclusively for the Azores festivals on the Portugese archipelago of the Azores: Aug. 07 - Terceira, Azores Aug. 15 - ...

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SALEM, ORPHANED LAND Confirmed For Israel's METALIST FESTIVAL

SALEM and ORPHANED LAND are among the latest bands confirmed for have been confirmed for the second annual Metalist Festival, set to be held August 26, 2004 at the Hangar 11 venue in Tel-aviv, Israel. The complete list of bands confirmed for the festival is as follows: BEHEMOTH EVERGREY SALEM ORPHANED LAND ARMILOS DISTORTED DAMNNATION ...

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WINTERS BANE: CHRIS TSANGARIDES To Produce New CD

WINTERS BANE have secured the services of veteran producer Chris Tsangarides (JUDAS PRIEST, THIN LIZZY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BRUCE DICKINSON, HELLOWEEN, ANGRA, BLACK SABBATH) for their upcoming album, tentatively due in early 2005. Tsangarides will be recording and engineering the drum tracks of WINTERS BANE drummer Mark Cross this week at The Dump, Tsangarides' studio in ...

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TNT Singer's Father Profiled In Skateboard Magazine

Boyd Harnell, father of TNT singer Tony Harnell, is featured in the new issue of the Concrete Wave skateboard magazine. The 12-page article focuses on Boyd Harnell's 1970s skateboard-photography days. "My father, Boyd Harnell, was one of the top skate photographers of that era," says Tony. "He writes about how he got into it through ...

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SOUL SIRKUS To Make Live Debut In The Fall

SOUL SIRKUS, the new "supergroup" formed by singer Jeff Scott Soto (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, TALISMAN, AXEL RUDI PELL, TAKARA, HUMAN CLAY), guitarist Neal Schon and drummer Deen Castronovo (both of JOURNEY) and bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT), are tentatively planning on making their live debut in November or December. The band are trying ...

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ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO To Hit The Road

ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, the jazz ensemble led by former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, will be embarking on a short tour in August. "After months coordinating and preparing our next release (due Sep. 14th) and working on other projects, we are stoked to be hitting the road again," Alex writes on his web site. "We will ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE To Record New Album In September

Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE are planning to enter a studio in September to record an as-yet-untitled new album for U.S. release. More information will be made available soon. TRANSPORT LEAGUE recently announced the addition of guitarist Martin M to the group's ranks. Martin M joined the band as the replacement for Dan J, who left the ...

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LORD BELIAL Set Release Date For 'The Seal Of Belial'

Sweden's LORD BELIAL have set an August 30 release date through Regain Records for their new album, "The Seal of Belial". The CD was produced by LORD BELIAL and Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND) and was recorded at Andy's Los Angered Recording studios in Gothenburg, Sweden. "The Seal of Belial" track listing: 01. Prolusio; Acies ...

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