BLOOD RED THRONE: New Song Available For Download

A brand new BLOOD RED THRONE track, entitled "Mephitication", has been made available for download at this location. "Mephitication" comes off the group's forthcoming album, "Altered Genesis", due on February 21 via Earache Records. According to a posting on the Earache web site, "Mephitication" "displays all the rawness of the band and their ...

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SLAYER Tribute Band DEAD SKIN MASK To Release CD

The "ultimate" SLAYER tribute band, DEAD SKIN MASK, are in the studio putting the final shine on their CD of 7-8 SLAYER songs. They are looking for distribution and licensing rights for the songs. Tracks set to appear on the disc include "Sex Murder Art", "Dittohead" and "Angel of Death". For more information, visit

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STEVE MORSE Ends DEEP PURPLE World Tour With London Clinic

As DEEP PURPLE ended their 12 month, multi-country world tour, the group's guitarist, Steve Morse, took a moment to stop by the Guitar Institute of London in mid-November, captivating students with his guitar virtuosity. Fifty aspiring professional guitarists attended the clinic and got the chance to witness Morse's mastery of his instrument in a close-knit ...

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SENTENCED: New Album Track Listing Revealed

According to Metal-Rules.com, Finnish metallers SENTENCED revealed the track listing for their as-yet-untitled new album during a recent listening session for members of the media. The follow-up to 2002's "The Cold White Light" was produced by Hiili Hiilesmaa (H.I.M., MOONSPELL, THE 69 EYES) and is scheduled for release in April 2005 via Century Media Records. ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH: U.K. Live Photos Posted Online

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach performed live in concert at the Torquay Town Hall in Torquay, Devon, Great Britain on Friday (Dec. 17). Check out pictures from Wire Image. As previously reported, Bach has selected Zeuss (HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL) to produce his upcoming solo album, tentatively due in late 2005. The follow-up ...

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SHADOWS FALL, AS I LAY DYING To Tour Australia In February

SHADOWS FALL and AS I LAY DYING will be teaming up for an Australian tour in February 2005. Support at the shows will come from brutal metalcore act PARKWAY DRIVE. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 16 - Brisbane, Australia @ Arena Feb. 18 - Sydney, Australia @ Manning Bar Feb. 19 - Canberra, Australia ...

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MUDVAYNE: Tour Dates Announced

Epic Records has set a March 29, 2005 tentative release date for the third MUDVAYNE album, "Lost and Found". The follow-up to 2002's gold-certified "The End of All Things to Come", "Lost and Found" was recorded at The Plant studio in Sausalito, California with producer Dave Fortman (former UGLY KID JOE guitarist), who has previously ...

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ALICE COOPER's 'Monster Dog' To Be Released On DVD

The 1984 film "Monster Dog", starring Alice Cooper, will be released on DVD on February 15, 2005 via Eclectic DVD and Jef Films. "Monster Dog", directed by Clyde Anderson, stars Alice Cooper as Vince Roberts — known to the world as "Vince Raven," the rock icon. He's returning to his family home after years on ...

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