JOE LYNN TURNER Goes Back To His Roots!

Former RAINBOW/DEEP PURPLE frontman Joe Lynn Turner has set "JLT" as the title for his forthcoming solo album, due on June 16 through MTM Music. According to an official press release, Joe has gone back to his bluesy, rock and roll roots and the new record is not "angry" as Turner's last effort, "Slam". The ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Spotted With Younger Model In Paris

E! Online's Ted Casablanca reports AUDIOSLAVE frontman Chris Cornell was spotted ignoring the anti-French hoopla and shopping with a gorgeous, much younger model-type along the Avenue Montaigne in Paris. Loaded down with heaps of purchases, SOUNDGARDEN's former singer was wearing a black leather jacket despite unseasonable 70-degree weather. Cornell has been married to former SOUNDGARDEN ...

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CRISIS Announce Upcoming Gigs

CRISIS, the reformed group which up until recently performed and recorded in Los Angeles under the name SKULLSICK NATION, have lined up two gigs in May. They are as follows: May 17 – Anaheim, CA @ Sugars May 18 – Van Nuys, CA @ McRed's A PDF-format flyer promoting the two gigs can be downloaded ...

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MISFITS, THE DAMNED, THE DICKIES To Team Up For U.S. Tour

MISFITS, THE DAMNED, THE DICKIES, AGNOSTIC FRONT, BALZAC and D.I. will team up for a month-long U.S. tour, dubbed Misfits Fiend Fest, beginning on July 24. Exact dates and venues will be announced soon. The event will be headlined by the MISFITS all-star lineup of founding member Jerry Only, with special guests Marky Ramone (of ...

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SPINESHANK Singer Says New Album Is 'Groundbreaking'

SPINESHANK frontman Jonny Santos has spoken to Kerrang! magazine about the making of their new album "Self Destructive Pattern", due on June 23 through Roadrunner Records. Says Santos: "We definitely avoided monotony on this record. You don't know what's going to be beyond the next corner. Obviously we recreate the basic elements of what SPINESHANK ...

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ANVIL Announce Canadian Dates

Veteran Canadian metallers ANVIL have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Apr. 12 – Toronto, ONT @ Third Floor Reillys May 09 - Rimouski, QUE @ Cactus Bar Jul. 18 - Perth, ONT @ Perth Metal Meltdown 2003 ...

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DRUNK HORSE To Release New Album, Hit The Road

Oakland, California-based quartet DRUNK HORSE will release a new album, titled "Adult Situations", this spring through Tee Pee Records (HERMANO, BAD WIZARD, BROUGHT LOW). Produced once again by Tim Green, best known as lead axe slinger for quasi-metal intellectuals THE FUCKING CHAMPS, "Adult Situations" contains nine songs of "denim tough riffs and a furious technical ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN: New Single Delayed

German melodic metallers BLIND GUARDIAN have pushed back the release date of their "Bard's Song" single to May 5. "Promotional reasons" are being cited for the delay. As previously reported, the single will contain a brand new studio version of "Bard's Song" backed up with several different live versions of the same track. BLIND GUARDIAN's ...

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