VOLBEAT Set Working Title For Full-Length Debut

Danish metallers VOLBEAT have set "Rebel Monster" as the working title of their debut album, tentatively due in October through New Aeon Media, a subsidiary of Holland's Karmageddon Media. The band will enter Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark on June 17 with producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR) to begin recording the CD, which is expected ...

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THE DISSOCIATIVES To Perform On Australian TV

THE DISSOCIATIVES, the collaboration between SILVERCHAIR frontman Daniel Johns and dance producer/artist Paul Mac, will kick off their Australian tour at 9:30 p.m. on Monday, June 7 with a performance on ABC TV's "Enough Rope With Andrew Denton". The band will perform a song live and Daniel Johns will also conduct the most in-depth Australian ...

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REVENGIA: New Album Delayed

REVENGIA, the new Swedish metal band featuring ARCH ENEMY drummer Daniel Erlandsson, have pushed back the release date of their new album, "A Decade In The Dark", to June 11 "because of bad logistics," according to a posting on the group's web site. The CD was produced and mixed by Matti Almsenius at ZerOonE in ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE Announce New Guitarist

Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE have announced the addition of guitarist Martin M to the group's ranks. Martin M joins the group as the replacement for Dan J, who left the band last month "due to personal and economical problems." Martin M will make his live debut with the group on June 19 at the Waldrock Festival ...

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RING OF FIRE Finalize New Album Title, Release Date

RING OF FIRE, the new band led by former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Mark Boals, have set "Lapse Of Reality" as the title of their follow-up to 2002's "Dreamtower", due on July 22 through Japan's King Records. The Japanese edition will contain 14 songs, including two as-yet-untitled bonus cuts. "Lapse Of Reality" track listing: 01. Lapse ...

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LEAVES' EYES: Wave Gotik Treffen Photos Posted Online

Datapix Agency has uploaded photos of LEAVES' EYES performing live at the Wave Gotik Treffen festival in Leipzig, Germany on May 28. Check them out here. LEAVES' EYES' debut album, "Lovelorn", was released last month through Napalm Records. The group's next live appearance will take place at the Skeleton Bash festival on June ...

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GENE SIMMONS: ACE FREHLEY Is Not Allowed To Be In KISS

On the eve of the release of his long-awaited new solo album, "Asshole", KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons spoke to Billboard magazine about the group's impressive legacy. The following are some of the highlights of that interview: Billboard: How do you respond to people who say the band isn't really Kiss unless it consists of the ...

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