TWISTED SISTER: New 'Make-Up' Photos Posted Online!

TWISTED SISTER's official web site has posted several high-resolution photos of the group performing in full make-up (everyone except bassist Mark "The Animal" Mendoza) at Tuxedo Junction in Danbury, Connecticut this past Sunday (April 25). Check them out here. In other news, TWISTED SISTER held a press conference this morning on the USS ...

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H.I.M. To Release First U.K. Single

Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. will release their first U.K. single, "Buried Alive By Love", on May 5 through BMG Records. The single will be released on two CDs and 7" "heartagram"-shaped vinyl. The full track listing for the single is as follows: CD1: 01. Buried Alive By Love 02. Wicked Game 03. I've Crossed Oceans ...

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SAMMY HAGAR, LYNYRD SKYNYRD To Tour Together

SAMMY HAGAR and LYNYRD SKYNYRD will team up for a summer tour kicking off July 19 at Wisconsin's Rock Fest, according to Billboard.com. The full list of dates for the Jim Beam-sponsored Party of a Lifetime tour is not yet finalized, although the acts are expected to be out together well into August. The co-headlining ...

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THE EXPLOITED Announce U.K. Dates

THE EXPLOITED have announced an extensive U.K. tour in the summer. The trek — the band's first full-length tour in over six years — will serve to promote the group's new album, titled "Fuck The System". Confirmed dates are as follows: May 17 – Corporation – Sheffield, UK Jul. 09 - Cathouse - Glasgow SCO ...

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A Tribute To The VAN HALEN Throats

On May 27, Versailles Records will release "Best of Both Worlds: A Tribute to Van Halen's David Lee Roth And Sammy Hagar". A first of its kind in the world of tributes, this record features hits from both David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar's solo catalogs, as well as hits from the VAN HALEN catalog ...

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AMONG THIEVES: Live Video Posted Online

AMONG THIEVES have posted a streaming video sample of "My Mistake" from their forthcoming "Soundscam" Enhanced CD at this location. The band, who feature in their ranks former LIFE OF AGONY bassist Alan Robert and BIOHAZARD drummer Danny Schuler, will release "Soundscam" on May 28 through Japan's Daymare Recordings. The 11-track CD includes ...

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FORGE Prepare To Enter Studio

Detroit's FORGE will enter the studio on May 16 to record the follow-up to 1999's "Trials". An August release date through Static Records is expected. FORGE will open for NOTHINGFACE at Swig in Toledo, Ohio on May 28. ...

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THEATRE OF TRAGEDY, ATROCITY Singers To Marry

THEATRE OF TRAGEDY frontwoman Liv Kristine Espenæs will finally tie the knot with longtime love Alexander Krull, singer of Germany's ATROCITY, on July 3. In other news, THEATRE OF TRAGEDY guitarist Vegard K. Thorsen married his longtime girlfriend Anna on February 21. Also newly hitched is THEATRE OF TRAGEDY guitarist Frank Claussen, who "escaped all ...

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RAISE HELL To Headline Sweden's METAL FEST

Swedish thrashers RAISE HELL will headline the Metal Fest festival in Sunne, Sweden on May 3. Also set to appear are DEFLESHED and DIABOLICAL, among others. RAISE HELL, who recently acquired a new singer by the name of Jimmy Fjällendahl, are scheduled to appear at this year's Wacken Open Festival in Germany. The group's third ...

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AMARAN Complete Work On 'Pristine In Bondage'

Sweden's AMARAN, the band featuring former members of MOURNING SIGN, have completed work on their second album, "Pristine In Bondage", due late summer through Listenable Records. "Pristine In Bondage" was recorded at Studio Underground in Västerås, Sweden and contains 13 new songs that the band are describing as "much heavier" than the material on the ...

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