PRETTY MAIDS To Enter Studio In The Fall

Veteran Danish hard rockers PRETTY MAIDS have posted the following message on their official web site: "As we promised recently, here is a little update on what the band is up to these days. "First of all we would like to state that, we the band do fully understand that our fans and visitors of ...

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KATAKLYSM Singer: We Want To Write Our 'Reign In Blood'

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM plan on taking most of 2005 off to write their next studio album, according to their latest newsletter. "[Take our time to write an album is] something we have never done before," said KATAKLYSM vocalist Maurizio Iacono. "Even new drummer Martin Maurais only had one month to put all his drum ...

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ROSE TATTOO: Touring Guitarist Announced

ROSE TATTOO will be joined by BILLY THORPE guitarist Dai Pritchard during their upcoming tour of Europe. Pritchard will be performing with the group as a temporary replacement for regular TATTOO guitarist Pete Wells, who was unable to accompany the band on their tour this summer due to his ongoing battle with prostate cancer. ...

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Ex-HELLOWEEN Singer Records Guest Appearance For TRIBUZY Solo Album

Former HELLOWEEN singer Micheal Kiske has recorded a guest appearance for the forthcoming solo project of former THOTEN frontman Renato Tribuzy, dubbed "Execution". Kiske reportedly "sings one of the most important songs of the album, called 'Absolution', a song lasting ten minutes, that tells about the effort of a celestial creature (performed by Michael) to ...

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THE HIDDEN HAND Name New Album

THE HIDDEN HAND, the band featuring hard rock guitar legend Scott "Wino" Weinrich (ST. VITUS, THE OBSESSED, SPIRIT CARAVAN), have set "Mother Teacher Destroyer" as the title of their new album, due in Germany on September August 23 and rest of Europe on October 4 through Exile On Mainstream Records. A U.S. release date through ...

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STAIND Begin Recording New Album

STAIND guitarist Mike Mushok has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Hey there, I know it's been a long time since I've written anything but lately I've been really busy working on this new record. We go into the studio today to start tracking the new stuff. I'm really excited about ...

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MSG Singer Records BLACK SABBATH Cover For Upcoming Movie

MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG) singer Chris Logan has posted the following message on his web site: "In April, I performed the vocal tracks for a song that will be featured in a new Sigourney Weaver/Jeff Daniels film, entitled 'Invisible Heroes'. It is directed by Dan Harris, who wrote the screenplay for 'X-Men 3'. The song ...

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BLAZE Set Japanese Release Date For 'Blood & Belief'

BLAZE, the British band led by former IRON MAIDEN/WOLFSBANE singer Blaze Bayley, have set an August 25 Japanese release date through Nippon Crown for their third album, "Blood & Belief". A Japanese tour is also currently in the works. The follow-up to 2002's "Tenth Dimension", "Blood & Belief" was recorded at Backstage Studios in Derbyshire, ...

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