'Reflections Of A SAMMY HAGAR Fan' Book Available Now

"Summer of Sammy: Reflections of a Sammy Hagar Fan" is a tribute book by a Michigan business man who has become a total "redhead." He conversion starts with his first Sammy concert in 2002 (Sam and Dave Tour), and is confirmed when attending Hagar concerts through 2003, as well as several VAN HALEN shows during ...

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OBLITERATION Guitarist Quits (Again)

OBLITERATION rhythm guitarist Cesar Vallejo has once again left the group. "I cannot dedicate myself to this band 100 percent anymore," he writes in a statement. "Nonetheless, I will be helping OBLITERATION while they find a permanent guitarist and bassist. On the other hand, I will continue with my thrash metal band, CREMAINS. We are ...

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EXTOL: New Album Title Revealed

Norwegian progressive thrash/death metallers EXTOL have set "Blueprint" (short for "The Blueprint Dives") as the title of their fourth full-length album, due in Europe on February 21, 2005 via Century Media Records. A U.S. release date has yet to be confirmed. A sample cut from the CD, "Gloriana", can currently be found on the Century ...

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EDGUY To Record New Album In The Spring

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Been quite a while since we've spoken, but here we are — back again. "The tour has been great and successful and the last two shows in our beautiful home town Fulda had been sold out within a few weeks. ...

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STRATOVARIUS Discussing Band's Future

According to a posting on the group's official web site, STRATOVARIUS members Timo Tolkki, Jörg Michael, Timo Kotipelto, Jari Kainulainen and Jens Johansson met in Helsinki, Finland this past weekend (Decemeber 9-11) to discuss the band's future. Contrary to Internet rumors, the group have done any recording in New York. No further details are currently ...

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