DIMEBAG DARRELL Tops Google Zeitgeist Query List

"Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, the DAMAGEPLAN guitarist shot to death at a concert in Columbus, Ohio, was first on Google Zeitgeist's list of the top 10 gaining queries for the week ending Dec. 13. Web hosting was second, and PANTERA, the band with which Abbott had performed, was third. To see other topics web surfers are ...

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STATIC-X Guitarist Schedules North Carolina In-Store Appearance

STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen will be making an appearance at the Guitar Center location in Charlotte, North Carolina on Friday January 14, 2005. Tripp will be participating in an autograph session/meet-and-greet promoting his BC Rich Signature Wave, his new line of "Tripp" T-shirts with Sik World Clothing, and the recently released STATIC-X "Guitar Anthology". Several ...

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CINDERELLA, RATT: ROCK NEVER STOPS Tour To Kick Off In Late May

More information has been revealed regarding the upcoming Rock Never Stops 2005 tour, featuring headliners CINDERELLA, RATT, QUIET RIOT and FIREHOUSE. According to CINDERELLA's management, dates for the trek will begin in late May and run through August, and will include amphitheaters, festivals, fairs and theaters. The actual routing is being worked on and will ...

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STRYPER Begin Recording New Studio Album

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER have entered the studio to record a new album, according to the group's management company, Deep South Entertainment. This will be the band's first full-length studio record since 1991. The release date and the label on which the CD will be released will be announced soon. ...

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AMORAL Added To FINNTROLL/GRAVEWORM European Tour

Finnish melodic death metallers AMORAL have been added to the forthcoming European tour featuring FINNTROLL and GRAVEWORM. A complete list of currently confirmed tour dates can be found at this location. As previously reported, AMORAL signed a deal with Spikefarm in July following their split with the U.K.'s Rage of Achilles. The group's ...

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DRAGONFORCE: Live Video Posted Online

Britain's "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE have uploaded a a live video clip of the song "Black Fire", taken from the "Sonic Firestorm" U.K. headline tour. The video was recorded at the London Mean Fiddler, while the audio was taken from the Nottingham Rock City show. Check it out at this location. DRAGONFORCE's ...

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