SUN CAGED Announce New Drummer

Dutch progressive metallers SUN CAGED, who feature in their ranks STAR ONE keyboardist Joost van den Broek, have announced the addition of drummer Roel Van Helden to the group's ranks. The 23-year-olf Van Helden, a student at the academy of music in Tilburg, Netherlands, joins the band as the replacement for Dennis Leeflang, who left ...

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Report: TED NUGENT's Reality TV Series To Return For A Full Season

VH1 has ordered a full season of "Surviving Nugent", a reality series that drops contestants into the wild world of rock legend Ted Nugent, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Encouraged by strong ratings for a two-hour special featuring Nugent, who also has been featured on other VH1 programs such as "Behind the Music", the cable ...

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Former HELMET Leader Inks New Deal With INTERSCOPE RECORDS

Former HELMET leader Page Hamilton has signed a deal with Interscope Records for a new project, which includes late period HELMET guitarist Chris Traynor, according to Billboard.com. As previously reported, the pair has also collaborated on tracks intended for BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale's solo debut. The group are targeting a May or June release for ...

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SUICIDAL TENDENCIES Singer Hurts Back, Undergoes Surgery

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES frontman Mike Muir has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "First off we'd like to wish everyone Happy Holidays and a great New Year. "We were real excited about the New Year too, but unfortunately things don't always go as you plan. "Everyday the hospitals are full of people ...

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DOL AMMAD: 'Star Tales' In The Mastering Stage

Greek "electronic art metal" act DOL AMMAD have posted the following message on their official web site: "The much-awaited DOL AMMAD debut album is currently under the mastering stage. The mixing stage is complete and the sound quality is excellent. Alex Holzwarth's [RHAPSODY] huge drumming helped a lot in that field! There has also been ...

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RING OF FIRE To Release New Album In The Spring

Vocalist Mark Boals' (ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) official web site has been updated with the following message: "While Mark and his RING OF FIRE band mates are preparing for their new album release in spring 2004, Mark is about to finish recording his vocals for Daniele Liverani's rock opera 'Genius- Episode 2: In Search of The Little ...

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