ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO Cover JUDAS PRIEST, DIO On New CD

ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, the jazz ensemble led by former TESTAMENT/SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, will release their new album, "Transformation", on September 14 through Magna Carta's offshoot label Magnatude Records. Original compositions , which fill just over half the album, are accompanied by new arrangements of tunes by JUDAS PRIEST, DIO, DEEP PURPLE, and more. There ...

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SOULFLY Explain WINDOW ROCK FEST II Cancellation

SOULFLY have issued a statement explaining their reasons for cancelling a scheduled appearance at the Window Rock Fest II in Window Rock, Arizona on Saturday (August 14). The festival organizer, Randall Hoskie of Rancid Savage Productions, claimed in an interview with NativeTimes.com that SOULFLY complained the crowd was small and the stage lighting ...

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CROATAN To Release New Album, Embark On U.S. Tour

Cincinnati, Ohio-based "heavy noise punk metal" duo CROATAN will be embarking on a one-month U.S tour beginning on Sept. 24 in South Bend, IN. They will head out west to Seattle, go down south to southern California, head back east through Texas and then head north back to Cincinnati, finishing up with a gig at ...

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Biography of KISS's 'Theatrical Creator' SEAN DELANEY Available Now

"Hellbox", a biography of Sean Delaney, the self-proclaimed creator of theatrical KISS and one of the most enigmatic and forgotten legendary songwriters and record producers in the music industry, has just been published by Xlibris, a subsidiary of Random House, Inc. In 1966, a young hippie named Sean Delaney arrived in New York City and ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Once' Available For Legal Download

Although NIGHTWISH's latest album, "Once", is not slated to receive a U.S. release until October 20, you can already download the CD legally via the iTunes music store. The follow-up to 2002's "Century Child", "Once" has been certified gold in Germany for sales in excess of 100,000 copies. The album has also achieved double-platinum status ...

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SUCH A SURGE Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Germany's leading crossover act SUCH A SURGE have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. "We have the impression that Nuclear Blast understands our philosophy best and we feel like joining a great family," the band said in a statement. "And as we all know — you feel the most comfortable at home. As our ...

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