CRAIG GOLDY Rejoins DIO!

Guitarist Craig Goldy will rejoin DIO for the group's summer European festival shows and the six-week North American tour with IRON MAIDEN and MOTÖRHEAD. RATT guitarist Warren DeMartini, who was previously announced to have joined DIO as the band's new touring guitarist, is said to have pulled out of the gig for "personal" reasons. Goldy, ...

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NILE, KREATOR, VADER: First Tour Dates Announced

The first few dates have been announced for the forthcoming "Art of Noise II" tour, featuring headliners NILE with support from KREATOR, VADER, AMON AMARTH and GOATWHORE. The trek, which is tentatively scheduled to kick off on Sept. 30 and conclude on Oct. 27, will include the following stops: Oct. 05 - Club 101 - ...

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GODSMACK Set 'Serenity' As Next Single

GODSMACK have set "Serenity" as the next single from the band's latest CD, "Faceless". "Serenity" goes for official adds at radio on June 17, but many stations are already playing the tune. A video will be shot in the coming weeks with a yet-to-be-named director. The song was written by GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna in ...

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SOIL Hit Los Angeles Studio For Additional Recordings

SOIL have been holed up at Sound City studios in Los Angeles with producer Nick Raskulenicz (FOO FIGHTERS, DANZIG) laying down additional tracks for their forthcoming sophomore J Records effort, "Redefine". The follow-up to 2001's "Scars", the bulk of which was recorded earlier in the year with longtime collaborator Johnny K at Chicago's Groovemaster studio, ...

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Former LIFE OF AGONY Singer To Tour Europe

Former LIFE OF AGONY frontman Keith Caputo will embark on a European tour in September/October. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 27 - Dortmund, GER @ Visions Festival Sep. 04 - Hilversum, NETH @ Tagrijn Sep. 05 - Tilburg, NETH @ 013 Sep. 06 - Varsselder, NETH @ Huntenpop Sep. 07 - Aschaffenburg, ...

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HELLOWEEN To Tour North America In October

German metallers HELLOWEEN will be embarking on a short North American headlining tour in early October to support their recently issued album, "Rabbit Don't Come Easy". The trek, which will kick off in Southern California and conclude in New York City, will tentatively cover the following markets: Los Angeles Orange County Phoenix Denver Chicago Detroit ...

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