DEEP PURPLE, LYNYRD SKYNYRD To Tour Europe

DEEP PURPLE and LYNYRD SKYNYRD will be teaming up for a European tour in May/June. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 29 – Schwung Hallen - Roeselare, BEL May 31 - Filaforum - Milan, ITA Jun. 01 – Campo Fiera - Conegliano Veneto (Treviso), ITA Jun. 03 – Palaghiaccio - Roma, ITA Jun. 04 – ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Bassist To Appear In SALIVA Video

MÖTLEY CRÜE/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION bassist Nikki Sixx will make a cameo appearance in the video for the new SALIVA single, "Rest in Pieces". Nikki wrote the song with James Michael a while ago and the song appeared on SALIVA's album "Back Into Your System". SALIVA frontman Josey Scott recently explained how he got to collaborate ...

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SAXON's BYFORD Keeping The Faith

SAXON frontman Biff Byford has posted the following update to the group's official web site: "Well hello again - Biff here, just a few words ... "The news of Jeff Martin's death came as a huge shock and he will be missed by band, crew, and us all. Jeff was a regular sight at the ...

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PROJECT: FAILING FLESH Photos Posted Online

PROJECT: FAILING FLESH, the new group featuring former VOIVOD/current E-FORCE bassist/vocalist Eric Forrest, Kevin 131 (GARDEN OF SHADOWS, TWISTED TOWER DIRE, BRAVE, WHILE HEAVEN WEPT) and Tim Gutierrez (instruments), have posted several studio and band photos at this location. PROJECT: FAILING FLESH's debut CD, "A Beautiful Sickness", is due to be mastered by ...

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NAGLFAR Postpone Touring Plans

Swedish death/black metallers NAGLFAR have postponed their touring plans until later in the year. According to the group's official web site, "the band is very frustrated about this but hopes that something else will show up in a not too distant future." NAGLFAR's forthcoming album, "Sheol", is due in Europe on March 24 through New ...

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POISONBLACK Move Up To #21 On Finnish Album Chart

Finland's POISONBLACK (formerly SHADOWLANDS) — the new band featuring SENTENCED vocalist Ville Laihiala on guitar, and CHARON frontman Juha-Pekka Leppäluoto — have moved up to position #21 on the Finnish Album chart with their debut CD, "Escapextacy". "Escapextacy" was released on Feb. 25 through Century Media Records. Upcoming POISONBLACK tour dates: Mar. 07 - Ravintola ...

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TO/DIE/FOR: New Promo Photos Posted Online

A bunch of new promotional photos of Finland's TO/DIE/FOR have been posted online at this location. TO/DIE/FOR's new CD, "Jaded", was released on Monday (March 3) through Spinefarm Records. "Jaded" was recorded at Astia Studios in Lappeenranta, Finland and was mixed at CrystalSound studio under the watchful eye of T.T. Oksala. The follow-up ...

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THIN LIZZY Confirm Touring Lineup

THIN LIZZY mainstays John Sykes (guitar/vocals) and Scott Gorham (guitar) have recruited drummer Michael Lee and bassist Guy Pratt to join them on their upcoming tour, which is scheduled to kick off this spring. Lee has played drums with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant as well as THE CULT and LITTLE ANGELS, while Pratt is ...

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E-FORCE To Record 'Evil Forces' In May

E-FORCE, the Montreal-based band featuring former VOIVOD bassist/vocalist Eric Forrest, guitarist Bryan Donahue (formerly of HOMICIDE) and guitarist/drum programmer Dan Lauzon (formerly of ENTROPY), will enter the studio in early May with producer Pierre Rémillard (CRYPTOPSY, KATAKLYSM, GORGUTS, KRISIUN) to record their debut album, "Evil Forces", due later in the year through France's Season Of ...

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