DREADLOCK PUSSY To Release New Album In March

Dutch metal band DREADLOCK PUSSY are putting the finishing touches on their third full-length album, "Palm Bridge Rd.", tentatively due in March 2005. The follow-up to 2002's "Tsumi" will contain 12 songs, including "Positions of Power", "Choirboys", "Hang Loose", "Escondidos" and "Pickup". "Needless to say, we are very happy with the songs as well as ...

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AT VANCE: Studio Drummer Announced

German metal act AT VANCE have announced that the drum tracks on their new album are being laid down by Franco Zuccaroli (JACK BRUCE, ULI JOHN ROTH, DON AIREY). The drummer slot is still open for the group's upcoming tour with BRAINSTORM, which is scheduled to kick off in mid-April. Interested parties can submit an ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: 'Bach To Europe' Tour Diary

Daniel Stanton of Anger Management/Coallier Entertainment has submitted the following tour diary documenting Sebastian Bach's (ex-SKID ROW) most recent "Bach To Europe" European trek: "With many tours under my belt, nothing will come close to the psychotic world of working with the hyper madman named Sebastian Bach. No matter how you slice it, this 'Basmanian ...

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ABORTED Complete Work On New Album

Belgian gory death metallers ABORTED have posted the following message on their web site: "The recordings [for the new album, 'The Archaic Abattoir'] are done and went splendid! It was an honour and pleasure to work with [producer] Tue Madsen and we are most satisfied with the work so far. We should be getting the ...

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LACUNA COIL's 'Comalies' Is CENTURY MEDIA's Top-Selling Album Of 2004

According to a posting at their official website, LACUNA COIL's latest album, "Comalies" is Century Media Records' top-selling album of 2004. The album, which originally came out in 2002, sold nearly 150,000 copies in the U.S. over the last 12 months. "Comalies" broke every Century Media sales record and it remains the best-selling Century Media ...

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MAGNITUDE NINE Guitarist Preparing New Instructional DVD

Guitarist Rob Johnson of the U.S. prog-metal/power metal band MAGNITUDE NINE is now preparing his next guitar instructional DVD and CD-ROM video release, tentatively due in early 2005. Guitar players into shredding and wanting to add to their own soloing and lead chops will enjoy Johnson's first video, titled "Shred Guitar Tactics". Copies of the ...

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SONATA ARCTICA: 'Shamandalie' Single Enters Finnish Chart At No. 3

SONATA ARCTICA's new single, "Shamandalie", entered the Finnish single chart at position No. 3. View the whole chart here. "Shamandalie" comes off the Finnish melodic metallers' fourth studio album, "Reckoning Night", available now on Nuclear Blast Records. SONATA ARCTICA will be supporting NIGHTWISH on a North American tour beginning on April 18, 2005 ...

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