KERRY KING: I Hope DAVID ELLEFSON Wins Lawsuit Against DAVE MUSTAINE

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King and bassist/vocalist Tom Araya answered a few fans'/competition winners' questions in the latest issue of Britain's Kerrang! magazine. An excerpt from the interview follows: How did you react to Dave Mustaine's [MEGADETH] recent comments that Kerry King is SLAYER's weakest link? Tom: "Fuck him." Kerry: "The funny thing is, if you ...

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SLAYER Drummer To Guest On New APOCALYPTICA Album

SLAYER drummer Dave Lombardo will be guesting on the next APOCALYPTICA album on a song called "Betrayal". The track, which is described by APOCALYPTICA's Perttu Kivilaakso as a "really fast, thrash metal-influenced song," will mark the second time Lombardo has played on an APOCALYPTICA CD, having previously performed on their 2003 effort, "Reflections". "Many bands ...

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UNCHAINED: Single To Precede Full-Length Debut

Swedish melodic metallers UNCHAINED will be issuing a new single, "My Guide", prior to the release of their self-titled debut. The single will contain the title cut, a newly recorded track called "Open Your Eyes", an alternate version of "Like The Candle", plus a pre-production version of "My Guide". UNCHAINED's self-titled debut album is scheduled ...

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M.ILL.ION To Support MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP In The U.K.

Following the disappointment of seeing their guest slot on the cancelled VINCE NEIL U.K. dates evaporate before their eyes, Gothenburg, Sweden-based hard rockers M.ILL.ION will take their recently released album "Kingsize" on the road later this month as guests on the MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP's U.K. shows. Dates and venues are as follows: Nov. 23 - ...

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CRYSTAL EYES: Studio Update

Sweden's CRYSTAL EYES have posted several photos from the recording sessions for their fourth full-length album, "Confessions of the Maker", at their official web site. Check them out at this location. The follow-up to last year's "Vengeance Descending", "Confessions of the Maker" will be the group's first release to feature the full-time services ...

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