CONNY BLOOM: How The Mighty Have Fallen

According to a posting on his official web site, Swedish guitarist/vocalist Conny Bloom (SILVERGINGER 5, ex-ELECTRIC BOYS) "spent the night between Saturday and Sunday (Nov. 6-7) at Ystad hospital after falling off the nine-feet high stage at a THORSTEN FLINCK [Swedish rock 'n' roll singer/actor/director] gig. No broken bones, but like he said afterwards, 'I ...

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Mexico's MONTERREY METAL FEST To Be Filmed For DVD Release

The first-ever Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held on Saturday, November 13, 2004 at the Coca Cola Auditorium in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, will be filmed with 10 stationary, mobile and crane-mounted cameras and will be released in the future in DVD format worldwide, according to a press release from CAGE, one of the ...

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KALEDON Recruit Guest Female Singer For Upcoming CD

Italian symphonic power metallers KALEDON have recruited Lara Bertoli of IRON MAIDEN cover band ED HUNTER to sing on a track entitled "Come With Me" on their upcoming third album, "The Way of the Light". The drum tracks for the CD were laid down in July at Alpha & Omega studios in Como, Italy by ...

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AETERNUS: New Album Due Next Year

Norwegian "dark metallers" AETERNUS recently spent time at Grieghallen Studios in Norway recording their new album, "Hexaeon", for an early 2005 release via Nocturnal Art Productions. The follow-up to last year's "A Darker Monument" is once again being produced by Eirik "Pytten" Hundvin, who has previously worked with ENSLAVED and MÖRK GRYNING, among others. "Hexaeon" ...

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SOLUTION 13 Announce New Singer, Begin Recording Sophomore Album

SOLUTION 13, the Finnish band featuring SENTENCED bassist Sami Kukkohovi and POISONBLACK drummer Tarmo Kanerva, have announced the addition of singer Risto Stenroos (ex-HUMAN) to the group's ranks. Stenroos joins the band as the replacement for Ilkka Järvenpää, who left the group earlier in the year. SOLUTION 13 recently spent time at Mastervox Studios recording ...

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Producer BOB ROCK Comments On New MÖTLEY CRÜE Recordings

Veteran producer Bob Rock (METALLICA, MÖTLEY CRÜE, BON JOVI, THE CULT) has commented on the recent MÖTLEY CRÜE recording sessions that have yielded four new songs from the famed '80s hard rockers. Speaking to the Los Angeles Times, Rock said, "There's really a great energy with these guys. But there's also a darkness that comes ...

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