APOCALYPTICA To Support RAMMSTEIN In Europe

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA will support German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN at the following European dates in February: Feb. 01 – Erfurt (GER) — Messehalle Feb. 03 - London (UK) — Brixton Feb. 04 - London (UK) — Brixton Feb. 05 - London (UK) — Brixton Feb. 06 - Manchester (UK) — Men Feb. 07 - Nottingham ...

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HEVEIN To Record Pre-Production Demo In January

Finnish melodic thrashers HEVEIN will enter the studio in February 2005 to record a new single. The recording sessions for the band's new album will commence in the spring. An update from the band's official web site on the songwriting sessions for the upcoming CD follows: "January 15th will be the date when we enter ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Guitarist SLASH Says Kids Make Christmas Special

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash says that while almost everybody loves Christmas, including himself, having two small children gives the holiday a whole new meaning for him. "It seems to make a lot more sense, when you're doing the Christmas trees and the lights and all the stuff that goes along with the Christmas spirit, when ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE To Ring In New Year On 'Tonight Show'

ABC ePrep is reporting that MÖTLEY CRÜE will help ring in the New Year on the Dec. 31 installment of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno". The band will perform on the show, and they're scheduled to make a special announcement during their appearance. The show will feature comedian Tom Green live from Times Square, ...

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THY MAJESTIE: European Tour Dates Announced

Italy's THY MAJESTIE have scheduled the following dates in February/March: Feb. 25-27 - Elements of Rock festival - SWI Mar. 04 - Fear Dark festival - Alter Gasometer, Zwickau, GER Mar. 05 - Fear Dark festival - Dei Kei, Ede, NETH Mar. 06 - Fear Dark festival - Hedon, Zwolle, NETH As previously reported, THY ...

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DECEIVER To Enter Studio In March

DECEIVER, the Swedish metal band featuring former members of MAZE OF TORMENT and XENOFANES, will enter the Abyss studio in March 2005 with producer Tommy Tägtgren to begin recording their full-length debut, tentatively titled "Riding with the Reaper", for a May release via the newly launched, Gothenburg-based label Iron Fist Productions. A vinyl version will ...

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GLENN HUGHES: Scandinavian Tour Dates Announced

Legendary rock singer Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) has announced teh details of the Scandinavian leg of his 2005 Soul Mover Tour. The dates are as follows: Feb. 21 – Vasteras, SWE - Prisma Feb. 23 - Helsinki - Nosturi Feb. 25 - Stockholm, SWE - Mondo Feb. 26 - Karlskrona, SWE - Kino ...

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SYMPHONY X Begin Work On New CD

The following update has been posted at SYMPHONY X's official web site: "As [singer] Russ' [Allen] solo CD was taking quite a bit longer than anticipated, & [guitarist] Mike Romeo was anxious to get going full force on the new SYMPHONY X CD, they both agreed that Russ would take his solo effort to another ...

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