Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Singer Guests On Japanese Concept Album

Vocalist Mark Boals' (RING OF FIRE, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) official web site has been updated with the following message: "Mark sang a song for Japanese musician/songwriter/producer Tomio Terada's new album. On Mr. Terada's upcoming album 'Flight of the Soul', Mark sang the song 'Tempestus Rex'. The music and concept of this album was written by Terada ...

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ATROCITY Announce New Drummer

Long-running German metallers ATROCITY have announced the addition of drummer Moritz Neuner (GRAVEWORM, DARKWELL, ABIGOR) to the group's ranks. The production of the new LEAVES' EYES record (featuring the ATROCITY musicians) has just started and the first drum takes are already done, according to a posting on the ATROCITY web site. In addition, ATROCITY have ...

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FATES WARNING: More European Tour Details Revealed

Legendary progressive metal act FATES WARNING have announced the venue details for their upcoming European tour, scheduled to take place next month. The dates are as follows: Feb. 16 - Wigwam - Budapest, HUN Feb. 17 - TBA - Sofia, BUL Feb. 18 - Vox Music Club - Istanbul, TUR Feb. 19 - Hydrogios - ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Release Two Studio Albums In 2005

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has posted the following message on his web site: "I am the lead vocalist for the upcoming 'FRAMESHIFT 2' CD, entitled 'An Absence of Empathy'. FRAMESHIFT is the brainchild of virtuoso musician Henning Pauly and we are coming up with some incredible stuff!! "The way this all happened is ...

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QUIET RIOT Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

QUIET RIOT vocalist Kevin DuBrow and drummer Frankie Banali will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Wednesday, January 26. This will be the first international interview with the two QUIET RIOT members since their recent reunion and they will talk about the rebirth of QUIET RIOT, the January 4 ...

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DISTURBED Singer Talks About DIMEBAG: Audio Available

Scoop of the Columbus, Ohio radio station The Blitz WBZX 99.7 FM spoke to DISTURBED frontman David Draiman on Friday (Jan. 7) about his memories of late DAMAGEPLAN/ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott and DISTURBED's Feb. 23 show at Chicago's Aragon Ballroom to benefit the Dimebag Darrell Memorial Fund (also featuring ANTHRAX, DROWNING POOL and SOIL). ...

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Guitarist DJ ASHBA Rejects MÖTLEY CRÜE Rumors

Former BEAUTIFUL CREATURES guitarist DJ Ashba has rejected Internet reports that he will be playing with MÖTLEY CRÜE during the group's upcoming tour as the replacement for Mick Mars, whose poor health is said to be an ongoing concern with respect to CRÜE's upcoming heavy touring schedule. An apparently unsubstantiated rumor posted at several web ...

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