NOMINON Announce New Singer

Swedish death metallers NOMINON have announced the addition of ABSURDO CULTO singer Daniel Garptoft to the group's ranks. The band's first gig with their new lineup will take place early September in a small Swedish town prior to the start of the group's European tour with BENEDICTION and GODHATE. As previously reported, NOMINON recently entered ...

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PEGAZUS Announce New Bassist

Australia's PEGAZUS have announced the addition of bassist Joe Fata to the group's ranks. "Joe is the ex-bass player/member of another cool Australian metal band, BLACK MAJESTY," the group write on their web site. "He was also the PEGAZUS lighting guy for the past couple of years as well. We have known Joe as a ...

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MISFITS To Play Special Halloween-Themed Show With ALICE COOPER

The MISFITS all-star line up of Jerry Only with special guests Marky Ramone (THE RAMONES) and Dez Cadena (BLACK FLAG) will headline several select dates in Europe in September, including Holland, Belgium, Czech Republic and Russia. The MISFITS will also team with none other than ALICE COOPER in Los Angeles on October 22 for a ...

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BEN JACKSON GROUP To Play Free Concert In Sarasota

BEN JACKSON GROUP, featuring former CRIMSON GLORY guitarist Ben Jackson, will be playing a free show at the O.P.C.Too club in Sarasota, FL this Saturday night, August 7. The group will be performing two sets beginning at around 10:30 p.m. BEN JACKSON GROUP's most recent CD, "All Over You", was recorded at Morrisound Studios in ...

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KING DIAMOND: No Touring Planned For 2004

KING DIAMOND have confirmed via their management that they have no plans to tour for the remaining part of 2004. The group's live album, "Deadly Lullabies Live", will be released as a 2-CD, double digipak and 3-LP edition on September 20 (September 21 in the U.S.) through Metal Blade Records. The album was recorded during ...

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DREAM THEATER Keyboardist To Perform At Berklee College of Music

RUDESS MORGENSTEIN PROJECT, the band featuring DREAM THEATER's Jordan Rudess on keyboards and Rod Morgenstein (ex-WINGER, DIXIE DREGS) on drums, will be performing at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA on August 5. The concert will be held at the Berklee Performance Center and starts at 8:15 p.m. Tickets are only $5. Jordan ...

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KAMELOT: Vocal Recordings Half Done

KAMELOT frontman Roy Khan has posted the following studio report at the band's official web site: "Hi everybody! Just wanna give y'all a brief report from Wolfsburg, Germany. I'm in the middle of the vocal recordings these days, and everything is going great (of course :) . Half of the songs are now done, and ...

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LINKIN PARK Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

LINKIN PARK will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, August 23. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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EXTREME: More Reunion Dates Confirmed

POPULATION 1 guitarist Nuno Bettencourt will reunite with former EXTREME bandmates Gary Cherone (vocals), Paul Geary (drums) and Mike Mangini (drums), with Carl Restivo on bass (replacing original bassist Pat Badger), for these special shows exclusively for the Azores festivals on the Portugese archipelago of the Azores: Aug. 07 - Terceira, Azores Aug. 15 - ...

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