WAYSTED To Embark On U.K. Tour

WAYSTED, the reunited semi-obscure mid-'80s British heavy metal outfit led by former UFO bassist Pete Way (hence the spelling of the group's name), will embark on the "Back From The Dead" 2005 U.K. tour in late January. Support at all dates will come from Gothenburg, Sweden-based hard rockers M.ILL.ION. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. ...

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HANOI ROCKS To Support IAN HUNTER In The U.S.

Legendary Finnish rockers HANOI ROCKS will apparently support Ian Hunter (MOTT THE HOOPLE) on several U.S. dates in March. So far, the following shows are believed to have been confirmed: Mar. 10 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Theatre Mar. 11 - Los Angeles, CA @ Key Club Mar. 12 - Las Vegas, NV @ ...

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IMPALED NAZARENE, UNEXPECT Confirmed For Canada's NORTHERN LIGHTS 2005 FESTIVAL

Northern Lights 2005 Festival, the yearly festival put on by Unrestrained! magazine and Inertia Entertainment, will celebrate its third year July 2, 2005 at The Opera House in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The headliners this year are Finland's black/punk/thrash act IMPALED NAZARENE (celebrating their 15th anniversary with this exclusive North American appearance) and Canada's avantgarde/black metal ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN To Unleash The Fuckin' Fury In Early 2005

Legendary Swedish guitarist YNGWIE MALMSTEEN has set "Unleash the Fury" as the title of his upcoming album, tentatively due in March 2005 via the Universal label in Japan. U.S and European release dates have not yet been confirmed. 19 songs are tentatively set to appear on the CD, including "Drinking with the Devil" (described by ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Bassist Clears Up 'Bullshit' Session Musician Rumors

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has rejected Internet reports that the group's reunion single, "If I Die Tomorrow", features guest appearances by session musicians DJ Ashba (ex-BEAUTIFUL CREATURES) and Josh Freese (A PERFECT CIRCLE) on guitar and drums, respectively, in place of regular members Mick Mars and Tommy Lee. The song, which was co-written by ...

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DARZAMAT Film 'In Red Iris' Video

Poland's DARZAMAT shot a video for the song "In Red Iris" at the Szyb Wilson art gallery in Katowice. "It took two whole nights but the result is worth of seeing it," the band write on their web site. "The video clip was filmed by students of Faculty of Radio and Television of Krzysztof Kieslowski's ...

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DESTINY Continue Work On 'Beyond All Sense 2005'

Long-running Swedish metallers DESTINY are currently working on a re-recording of the band's debut album, "Beyond All Sense", originally released almost twenty years ago. "Beyond All Sense 2005" is scheduled for release on March 14, 2005, twenty years after the original album release (March 13, 1985). A studio update from bassist Stefan Björnshög follows: "Last ...

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NOCTURNAL RITES: 'Against The World' Video To Air On Swedish TV

NOCTURNAL RITES' video for the track "Against the World" will premiere on Sweden's ZTV on Monday, December 6. The following air times are confirmed: Dec. 06 (Monday): 3-4pm and 2-3 am Dec. 07 (Tuesday): 2-3 am Dec. 11 (Saturday): 1-2 pm Commented NOCTURNAL RITES bassist Nils Eriksson: "OK, Swedish friends. Play your TVs loud as ...

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