UNHOLY GHOST: Record-Release Party Details Revealed

Splattergod Records will be hosting the official UNHOLY GHOST CD release party and in-store signing of on Tuesday, April 20 in Tampa, Florida. The party begins at 9:00 p.m. Splattergod Records is located at 1441 East Fletcher Ave., Suite 135, Tampa, FL 33612 (same plaza as the Brass Mug). For more information, call (813) 632-9322. ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE To Perform At New Jersey In-Store

QUEENSRŸCHE will be performing a special live set during an in-store appearance at Vintage Vinyl in New Jersey on Sunday, April 25 at 1:30 p.m. They will also be signing copies of their new DVD, "The Art of Live", due on April 20 through Sanctuary. Vintage Vinyl is located at 51 Lafayette Rd. in Fords, ...

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GENERAL SURGERY: European Tour Dates Finalized

Legendary Swedish grindcore merchants GENERAL SURGERY have finalized the dates for their upcoming European mini-tour with BLOODBASTARD. The dates are as follows: May 14 - Hamburg, GER @ Rote Flora May 15 - Arnhem, NETH @ Goudvishal May 16 - Bladel, NETH @ Pazzop May 17 - Mullheim, GER @ AZ May 19 - Potsdam, ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Top U.K. Album Chart

GUNS N' ROSES' "Greatest Hits" compilation rose to No. 1 on the U.K. charts in its fifth chart week, replacing ANASTACIA's self-titled third Epic album at the top, according to Billboard. The Axl Rose-fronted band's only previous U.K. best-seller was "Use Your Illusion II", which spent a solitary week at the top in September 1991. ...

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MESHUGGAH Launch T-Shirt Contest

Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH are inviting their artistically-inclined fans to design a new t-shirt for the group. [Vocalist] Jens [Kidman] (or somebody) will judge it and declare a winner," the group's webmaster writes in MESHUGGAH's official forum. "If the winning one is good enough it may be considered for a 'real' honest-to-God ...

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RAGE: DVD Details Revealed

RAGE bassist/vocalist Peavy Wagner and guitarist Victor Smolski are currently at the Blind Guardian Studio in Germany with producer Charlie Bauerfeind (HELLOWEEN, MOTORHEAD, SAXON, BLIND GUARDIAN) completing work on their upcoming DVD, tentatively titled "From the Cradle to the Stage". The two-disc set will consist of the complete January 2004 in Bochum, Germany in 5.1 ...

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HEIR APPARENT Announce New Drummer, Begin Work On New Material

American prog-metal legends HEIR APPARENT have announced the addition of former NIGHTSHADE drummer Jeffrey McCormack to the group's ranks. The band are currently working on material for their first studio effort in nearly a decade, and will be performing a few shows stateside before the disc is released. The group's current lineup is as follows: ...

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KISS Announce Australian 'In Your Face' Dates

According to a posting at the KISS fan site KissFanShop.de, KISS have announced three very special theatre shows in Australia, known as "Kiss In Your Face". Tickets for these shows are available by invitation only, normally to only those who already purchased a ticket to a existing Australia show. KissOnline.com has made arrangement ...

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