EDGUY: Montreal Date Confirmed

According to www.capitaledumetal.com, German power metallers EDGUY will play a headlining show at Club Soda in Montreal, Quebec on September 16. Also set to appear are HANKER and SOUTHERN CROSS. As previously reported, EDGUY will perform at B.B. King's in New York City on September 15 and the Key Club in Hollywood, California ...

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AC/DC: 'Back In Black' Certified 20 Times Platinum

AC/DC's landmark album "Back in Black" was certified for U.S. shipments of 20 million copies by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), according to Billboard.com. Released in August 1980, "Back in Black" peaked at No. 4 on The Billboard 200 and remained on the chart for a total of 131 weeks. It was certified ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER Jams With BARON ROJO In Spain

Legendary guitarist Michael Schenker joined long-running Spanish heavy metal band BARON ROJO on stage during their gig on June 24 at the Pavello Olimpic de Badalona in Barcelona, Spain for a version of the MSG (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP) classic "Assault Attack". Check out a review and photos of the gig (which featured JUDAS PRIEST in ...

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TIMO KOTIPELTO To Release New Single

STRATOVARIUS singer Timo Kotipelto will release his new solo single, "Take Me Away", in Finland on July 7. The single, which will be available in a limited edition of 1,000 copies, has already been "pre-sold out," according to a posting by Timo on his web site. "Unfortunately [for] my foreign fans, this single is only ...

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LACUNA COIL Enter Austrian Single Chart

Italy's LACUNA COIL have entered the official Austrian single chart at No. 36 last week and have climbed up to No. 22 this week with "Swamped", the second single off their highly acclaimed album "Comalies". In other news, "Swamped" will be featured in the soundtrack to the upcoming movie "Resident Evil: Apocalypse (RE2)". Watch the ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Slams METALLICA Over 'Some Kind Of Monster' Movie

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has hit out at his former bandmates in METALLICA in a recent interview with journalist and author Joel McIver in Record Collector magazine. Read the full article in the U.K. magazine's September issue, out on August 5. A few excerpts from the interview follow (as obtained by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): Record Collector: Rumor ...

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MORTIIS: New Single Posted Online

An edited version of the new MORTIIS single, "The Grudge", has been posted online at this location. "The Grudge" single is scheduled for release on August 9 through Earache Records. An album of the same name will follow in September. "The Grudge" single will contain the following tracks: 01. The Grudge (Single Edit) ...

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DISSECTION To Tour UK And Ireland In December

Reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION, featuring guitarist/vocalist Jon Nödtvedt, will be touring U.K. and Ireland in December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Dec. 14 – London, UK - Scala, entry £12 adv Dec. 15 - Nottingham, UK - TBA Dec. 16 - Dublin, IRE - TBA Dec. 17 - Belfast, IRE - TBA Dec. 19 ...

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