DEF LEPPARD Fan Pays $8,000 For Chance To Sing With Band

Mark Zack from San Jose, California paid £5,007 (more than $8,000) to sing and play "Pour Some Sugar On Me" with DEF LEPPARD during the band's soundcheck in their home town of Sheffield, U.K. All proceeds of the auction will go to Help A Hallam Child, helping sick and needy children from South Yorkshire and ...

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ELVENKING Prepare To Enter Studio

Italian "pagan metal" act ELVENKING will enter Gernhart Studio in Siegburg, Germany on March 22 to begin recording their new album, due in late summer through AFM Records. Additional recordings will take place at an as-yet-undetermined Italian studio and the House Of Music facility in Stuttgart, Germany with producer Achim Kohler (PRIMAL FEAR, BRAINSTORM), who ...

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FLESH MADE SIN To Support DISMEMBER, CALLENISH CIRCLE

Dutch thrashers FLESH MADE SIN have been confirmed as the support act for DISMEMBER and CALLENISH CIRCLE on their upcoming Benelux tour in May. Confirmed dates are as follows: May 15 – Sneek, NETH @ Het Bolwerk May 16 - Deventer, NETH @ Burgerweeshuis May 17 – Zottegem, BEL @ Club Mundo May 18 - ...

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CULT OF LUNA Embark On U.K. Tour

Swedish apocalyptic noisecore outfit CULT OF LUNA will embark on a U.K. tour beginning with tonight's show at The Casbah in Sheffield. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 11 – Sheffield, UK @ The Casbah Mar. 12 - Manchester, UK @ Road House (w/ ISIS) Mar. 13 - Cardiff, UK @ Ms1 (w/ ISIS) Mar. ...

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CRYSTAL BALL To Support KROKUS In Switzerland

Swiss melodic metallers CRYSTAL BALL will support KROKUS on the Swiss leg of their "Rock the Block" 2003 Tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 29 - Paragraph K - Langnau, SWI Mar. 30 - Paragraph K - Langnau, SWI Apr. 12 - Metropol - Lausanne, SWI Apr. 13 - Bierhuebeli - Bern, SWI Apr. ...

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Former KITTIE Guitarist Delays Release Of Solo Debut

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT, the solo project of former KITTIE guitarist Fallon Bowman, have delayed the release of their debut album, "District 6", to sometime in the spring. "With the cover art being late and with promotion not being where it should be right now, the release date will be pushed back," Fallon wrote on the group's ...

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H.I.M.: Hamburg Photos Posted Online

Several photos of Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. performing a "pre-launch" show for their upcoming album, "Love Metal", on Saturday, March 8 at the Grosse Freiheit Club in Hamburg, Germany have been posted online at this location. "Love Metal" is due on April 14 through BMG Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Deep Shadows And ...

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AMARAN Postpone U.K. Tour

Sweden's AMARAN, who feature in their ranks ex-members of MOURNING SIGN, have postponed their previously announced four-date tour of the U.K with AMON AMARTH and SOLACE DENIED "due to matters out of our control," according to the band's official web site. The rescheduled dates will be announced soon. AMARAN are due to record their as-yet-untitled ...

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