FOZZY Announce Upcoming Dates

FOZZY, the group that features in its ranks WWE wrestler Chris Jericho, former members of STUCK MOJO and producer Andy Sneap, have lined up the following dates during February/March: Feb. 20 - Clifton Park, NY @ Northern Lights (w/ SICK SPEED) Feb. 21 - Reading, PA @ The Silo (w/ SICK SPEED) Feb. 22 - ...

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DREAM EVIL Line Up Swedish In-Store

Sweden's DREAM EVIL, featuring acclaimed producer Fredrik Nordström (HAMMERFALL, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR, SPIRITUAL BEGGARS, etc.) and drummer Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, NOTRE DAME), will be making an in-store appearance at CD Specialisten in Gothenburg on Monday, Jan. 27. The band will be there for a signing session and they will ...

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Rock Musicians Speak Out On Possible War With Iraq

An increasing number of rock artists are speaking their minds about a possible war with Iraq, with many of them seeing the potential military operation to oust Saddam Hussein as an issue that affects more than just enlisted soldiers and their families. Others, on the other hand, argue that even if Saddam Hussein doesn't pose ...

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SPINESHANK Begin Mixing 'Self Destructive Pattern'

SPINESHANK drummer Tommy Decker recently posted the following update on the progress of the recording sessions for the band's forthcoming album, tentatively titled "Self Destructive Pattern" (formerly "Violent Mood Swings"): "We are finished tracking the record!!!! Happy new year everybody. the last time I had given you an update, we had just gotten back from ...

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SYSTEMATIC Set Release Date For 'Pleasure To Burn'

SYSTEMATIC have set an Apr. 15 release date through Elektra Records for their sophomore CD, "Pleasure To Burn". The album — the group's first to feature ex-SLAYER drummer Paul Bostaph and former ECHO 3/MAXIMUM PENALTY bassist John Mark Bechtel (a.k.a. Johnny Chow) — was produced by Howard Benson, who has previously worked with P.O.D., MOTÖRHEAD, ...

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GOATWHORE Line Up U.S. Dates

New Orleans-based GOATWHORE, who feature in their ranks vocalist L. Ben Falgoust II (SOILENT GREEN) and guitarist Sammy Duet (ACID BATH, CROWBAR), have announced the following dates during March: Mar. 01 - New Orleans, LA @ Shim Sham Club (w/ MALEVOLENT CREATION, ANAL BLAST, REFLUX) Mar. 02 - Little Rock, ARK @ Downtown Record Shop ...

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DIO, Y&T, TNT Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD Festival

DIO, Y&T and TNT are the latest acts to have been confirmed for the next installment of Bang Your Head festival, scheduled to take place Jun. 27-28, 2003 in Balingen, Germany. The list of artists currently set to appear at Bang Your Head 2003 looks like this: TWISTED SISTER DIO THIN LIZZY HAMMERFALL U.D.O. SODOM ...

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