JEFF PILSON Gets Excited About L/P Marketing, Touring Plans

Former DOKKEN and current L/P bassist Jeff Pilson has posted the following update to his official web site: "As of the meeting with Spitfire [Records] on January 30, the release date for L/P [Pilson's collaboration with ex-DOKKEN guitarist George Lynch] will be April 22nd. As of today [Feb. 4th] it still says April 8th on ...

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DEW-SCENTED To Enter Studio In April

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED will enter Stage One studios in Bühne, Germany in late April to record their next album, due in September through Nuclear Blast Records. "We have some eight completely finished new songs and are still working on many more as well as spending time with good brainstorming about possible cover version-choices to use ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH DVD Single To Surface In March

CRADLE OF FILTH's upcoming DVD single, "Babalon AD (So Glad For The Madness)" , will include the "Babalon AD…" video, a "Serpent Tongue" two-minute snippet with animation by the band, a photo gallery (10 shots), a merchandise details screen, and a band biography. It is due on March 3 through Sony Music. CRADLE OF FILTH's ...

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INTERNAL BLEEDING Negotiating 'Tricky' Recording Contract

Long Island death metallers INTERNAL BLEEDING are currently "negotiating a rather tricky recording contract with a major player in the underground industry," according to the group's official web site. "Please stay tuned for more information. The band is currently considering producers for the [upcoming 'Hatefuel'] release, including Josh Barohn of SUFFOCATION fame." ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD To Open For MESHUGGAH In The U.S.?

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD are strongly rumored to have landed the support slot on the upcoming MESHUGGAH headlining tour of the U.S. When asked by BLABBERMOUTH.NET to confirm the reports of the pairing, a Century Media spokesperson stated, "it is not confirmed [yet]. It is being discussed but still in its infancy stages." ...

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Ex-RATT Singer Re-Records Classic For Upcoming B-Side

Former RATT frontman Stephen Pearcy and his solo band have recorded a 2003 version of the RATT smash "Round And Round". It will reportedly appear as the B-side to Pearcy's "In Like Pink" single, the lead-off cut from the singer's first-ever solo album, "Social Intercourse". In other news, Pearcy has lined up the following tour ...

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SAMMY HAGAR In Negotiations With SANCTUARY

Former VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar is reportedly in talks with Sanctuary Records about the rights for the reissue of two of Sammy's post-VAN HALEN solo albums, "Ten 13" and "Not For Sale", plus the release of a new "Greatest Hits Live" CD. The live CD will apparently feature around 15 or 16 tracks, including ...

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THE DOORS Drummer Files Suit Against Bandmates Over Concert Tour

Attorneys for THE DOORS drummer John Densmore have filed a legal action in L.A. County Superior Court today charging breach of contract, trademark infringement and unfair competition against fellow band members Ray Manzarek and Robbie Krieger for the current THE DOORS concert tour, according to Hits Daily Double. The shows, organized by Manzarek and Krieger, ...

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