MEGADETH Bassist: 'This Is The Best Tour I've Ever Been On'

MEGADETH bassist James MacDonough (ex-ICED EARTH) has posted the following message in the band's web site: "First off, it's been a pleasure meeting a lot of you from the forums and the Street Teams. The tour couldn't be going better and thank you for all the support. "We thought we might have to cancel the ...

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DARKANE Drummer Issues Studio Report

DARKANE drummer Peter Wildoer has posted the following update on the recording sessions for the group's follow-up to 2002's "Expanding Senses": "Well, this report is a bit late but I've been working a lot since I got done with the drum parts. We've been rehearsing for the gig this weekend and I've been practicing for ...

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DOKKEN: Tour Dates Announced

DOKKEN have lined up the following dates during November/December: Nov. 13 - Monterrey, MEX @ Auditorio Coca-Cola * Dec. 03 - Fort Collins, CO @ Aggie Theatre Dec. 04 - Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre Dec. 06 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Velvet Room Dec. 07 - Boise, ID @ Big Easy Dec. ...

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ENTWINE To Tour Germany With XANDRIA, LAB

Finnish gothic rockers ENTWINE will be supporting XANDRIA on a German tour later this month. Also appearing on the bill will be fellow Finns LAB. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 19 - Osnabrück, GER @ Lagerhalle Nov. 20 - Bad Salzungen, GER @ Kallewerk Nov. 21 - Münster-Dieburg, GER @ Live-Arena Nov. 22 - ...

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MERCENARY To Support EVERGREY In Germany, Benelux

Danish metallers MERCENARY will be supporting Sweden's EVERGREY at several shows in Germany and Benelux in late November/early December. Confirmed dates are as follows: Nov. 28 – Vosselaar, BEL - Biebob Nov. 29 – München, GER - Garage Nov. 30 – Aalen, GER - Rock It Dec. 01 – Weert, NETH - Bosuil Dec. 02 ...

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TOMMY LEE Explains Why He Took Tap Dancing Lessons As A Kid

During his appearance on NBC's "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" on Wednesday (Nov. 3) to promote his new book, "Tommyland", former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee talked about taking tap dancing lessons as a kid. "I took tap dancing lessons just 'cause I thought, I swear, I thought you had to know that to be ...

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ENTER MY SILENCE Prepare To Record Second Album

Finnish melodic death metallers ENTER MY SILENCE will enter Studio Watercastle in Jyväskylä, Finland on November 22 to begin recording their second full-length album. "It'll happen in three separate sessions during the winter, and we expect to have a finished product in our hands by mid-January," the band write on their web site. A spring ...

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Guitarist MIKE JELINEK Quits DREAMZFATE

According to ElectricBasement.com, guitarist Mike Jelinek has left the Florida metal band DREAMZFATE. Jelinek's statement on the matter reads as follows: "After five years and a couple of great CDs, I have left DREAMZFATE and moved to Scottsdale, Arizona. I just feel that everybody was going in different directions and without the support of a ...

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