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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RAMMSTEIN Film Video For New Single

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN shot a video for their new single, "Mein Teil", on June 2-3 in Berlin, Germany. A fifty-person crew and director Zoran Bihac, who also directed the "Links 2,3,4" video, realized the concept for the video together with the band. Editing of the video is currently underway. In other news, PET SHOP ...

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MESHUGGAH: Mind-Bending Aural Assault Scheduled For July

Fractured Transmitter Records, the label formed by MUSHROOMHEAD vocalist Jason Mann, has confirmed a July 13 U.S. release date for the new EP from Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH. Titled "I", the one-song CD is being described as a 21-minute "mind-bending aural assault … [that] is sure to send shock waves throughout the metal community." ...

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AEROSMITH To Perform On 'Pepsi Smash'

AEROSMITH will be performing two songs from their "Honkin' On Bobo" tour on "Pepsi Smash" on Thursday, June 24 at 8:00 p.m. EST/PST, 7:00 p.m. Central on the WB. For more information on "Pepsi Smash", click here. In other news, AEROSMITH's shows in Atlantic City and Scranton, originally scheduled for June 12 and ...

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VAN HALEN: Reunion Tour Opening Night Set List Revealed

The VAN HALEN reunion tour got underway last night (June 11) at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina. It was their first gig with Sammy Hagar on vocals since October 1995, and their first one since 1998, when Gary Cherone was the lead singer. The complete set list for the show was as follows: ...

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MAGNA-FI: Video Footage Posted Online

Las Vegas-based "power-pop" band MAGNA-FI, one of the second-stage performers at this year's Ozzfest, have uploaded an electronic press kit (EPK) with live performance, interview and studio footage from the recording of their debut album, "Burn Out The Stars". Watch the footage here. The group's video for their new single, "Where Did We ...

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VINCE NEIL Watches Pistons Top Lakers: Photo Available

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil enjoyed a little cocktail refreshment while attending game three of the 2004 NBA Finals between the Detroit Pistons and the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday (June 10) at the Palace of Auburn Hills, in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The Pistons topped the Lakers 88-68 to take a 2-1 lead in ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Selects Producer For New Solo CD

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has selected Zeuss (HATEBREED, SHADOWS FALL) to produce his upcoming solo album, tentatively due in early 2005 through Eagle Rock Entertainment. The follow-up to 2000's "Bring 'em Bach Alive!" will be recorded later in the year and will include the track "Always & Never The Same", which appears in ...

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