BLIND GUARDIAN: 'The Show Must Go On!'

BLIND GUARDIAN will once again be utilizing the services of RHAPSODY drummer Alex Holzwarth for their upcoming tour due to a tendon infection suffered by regular BG skinsman Thomas Stauch. "Unfortunately Thomen seems to have got the same problems with the nerves in his hand like he had before our South American tour last year," ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist To Appear At Musicians Institute

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman will be conducting an in-person Master Class and autograph session on Monday, May 12 at 1:00 p.m. at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California. Friedman, who recently completed a special seminar tour of Japan, will issue for his new solo album, "Music For Speeding", on May 20 through Steve Vai's Favored ...

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VADER To Release New EP

Polish death metal veterans VADER will be releasing an EP in the fall that will contain the import EP "Reign Forever World" and an EP's worth of new material. The CD will have a special low list price of $9.98 and will be available through Metal Blade Records. ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Perform At NYC Rally To Save Firehouses

Former VAN HALEN frontman Sammy Hagar will perform at a free lunchtime rally and concert to save firehouses at Battery Park in New York City on Monday, May 19. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has threatened to close eight NYC firehouses in order to save only $11 million dollars out of the massive $44 ...

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Former MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY Guitarist Names New Project

Ex-MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader and his former MEDICATION bandmate Blunt have set IDOL-X as the name of their new collaborative project, which recently completed work on a four-song demo. The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Wounded 02. Hold On 03. Home Again 04. Cold According to the webmaster of ...

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